How to Remove Popup Virus and Fix Chaos

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 16, 2013

Is your web browser taken over by Are you fed up with endless popups? Cannot speed up the PC performance? This post will do you a favor to solve all problems.

Is a dangerous virus? is a tricky website which can be classified as a malicious adware. Once your machine is attacked by this risky adware virus, you will encounter lots of pop-ups. Usually, this pesky pop-up virus is able to intrude in your workstation through unverified free programs, pornographic websites and junk e-mail attachments, and so on. pop-up virus can be regarded as a variant of popup which does much harm on the affected OS.

To start with its malicious activities, pop-up virus adds new entries to the Windows registry. By doing so, it is able to activate itself each time the workstation is launched. Meanwhile, this nasty virus roots deep in the system so as to avoid the detection and deletion of your security tools. After then, pop-up virus could modify the browser settings without seeking for any permission. As a result, numerous windows or links will pop up on the screen during your web browsing activities. If you look close to the pop-up domains, you can find in them. It is clear that is mainly created to promote some websites, products or services.

At the same time, you should be aware that those pop-ups could be used by web criminals to drop additional harmful viruses like Trojans, worms or malware. That will be much dangerous for your PC. Furthermore, pop-up virus can trace your keystrokes and online activities to gather your important information. In such case, you’ll face more damage and loss. Thus, the earlier you remove pop-up virus, the better it will be.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It changes your system registry settings and activates itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the browser settings and attacks IE, Firefox and Google Chrome
3. It could automatically change the default homepage and search provider to its domain
4. It generates a lot of various pop-ups to induce you into clicking them and gaining unfair profits
5. It records online activities and collects login user names, passwords and credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It eats up a lot of CPU usage and degrades the whole PC performance

Manually Get Rid of Virus

According to our research, we found that redirect is caused by toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of virus

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “[random].exe


2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware


%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of virus. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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