How to Get Rid of/Remove PodoWeb Ads-Virus Removal Help

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 1, 2014

Have trouble deleting PodoWeb pop-ups from IE/Firefox/Chrome? It turns into your homepage? This removal guide shows how to remove it & revert back all changes.

More Details about PodoWeb

PodoWeb is categorized as a stubborn adware that has various harmful traits and can forcefully alter the browsers settings to take charge. It is mainly distributed through fake updates, junk email attachments or compromised websites. In some cases, it may even be brought in by other threats like Supra Savings, PCupgradenow.com, Alldaysavings and Anyprotect. Cyber culprits make use of this adware to deliver sponsored links and ads onto your browser and earn revenue in return. If you click any of its advertisements casually, you may be pointed to malicious domains immediately and catch more infections.

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Aside from those annoyances, PodoWeb is also considered a privacy hazard. To be more specific, it has the capability to gather private information from you without consent by the use of monitoring devices. In other words, remote hackers may be able to record your IP address, email log-ins, credit card details with the help of this adware. PodoWeb ads may also replace the homepage of the infected browser with random website and manipulate the search engine settings. Consequently, you will see tons of pop-ups, banners, flyers and in-text links when you browse online. It is advised to be more careful about what you are installing in your computer system and keep those questionable things away. In case that PodoWeb already takes over your browser, please refer to the removal manual below for some clues to get rid of it.

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Propagation of PodoWeb Adware :

(1) PodoWeb usually comes bundled with free applications when you download and install free programs. So, you should always take caution about unfamiliar programs when you install a free program.

(2) PodoWeb enters into a random computer after you click a spam email. This kind of email may contain malicious attachments with a copy of this malware.

(3) PodoWeb may incubate on compromised websites. PodoWeb can be automatically implanted into your computer with drive-by download method.

PodoWeb Malware Manual Removal Guide

It is discovered that PodoWeb adware is embedded in shareware or freeware on the Internet. And to carry out its harmful campaign, this pest makes various changes to existed web browsers. As a result, the manual removal processes involve several steps, to which extra attention should be attached.

Step One: Disable the processes of PodoWeb adware.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del/ Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys to open the Task Manager.
2. Search for all the running processes of PodoWeb adware then disable them one by one.

Step Two: Uninstall the unwanted programs related to PodoWeb adware.

1. Open Control Panel from Start menu and click Uninstall a Program link.

2. In the Programs and Features window, select PodoWeb adware and other unwanted programs and click Uninstall to remove them all.

Step Three: Eliminate PodoWeb adware from browser.
Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools then select Internet Options from the list.

2. In the Internet Options dialog, move to Advanced tab and click Reset button.

3. Move to General tab, put a desirable website in the homepage column to reset the browser start-up page.

Mozilla Firefox
1. Click Help from Firefox menu and choose the Troubleshooting Information from the list to open it.

2. Click Reset Firefox button and then Finish button to restart Mozilla Firefox.

3. Open the Firefox Options from the menu. In the pop-up dialog, type in a new homepage address and confirm the changes.

Google Chrome
1. Click wrench icon and select Settings from the list.

2. Click Show advanced settings and then Reset browser settings button.

3. Move to Appearance section at the same setting page, tick Show Home Button and then click Change.

4. Reset a new homepage address and save the changes.

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