How to Remove Popup Virus Thoroughly

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 6, 2014

Is added to your web browser without any permission? Are you forced to make searches on unfamiliar websites? Are you driving crazy about rather slow PC performance? If your machine is accidentally affected by browser hijacker, read this post and take step-by-step instructions to completely get rid of it.

Is a dangerous virus? is defined as an insecure adware program that pretends to be a browser extension. Its maker says that is capable of optimizing your search engine. In fact, this parlous application makes your browser chaotic. It is not appreciated to install this kind of extension.

Once inside, adware juggles with your search results. Once you click on the search results, you will be led to unauthorized websites. At the same time, a sea of ads pop up, which interrupts your work severely. It is in vain that you try to use other browsers to avoid these annoying pop-up messages. As long as adware remains in your computer, you have to find some methods to deal with it.

You should remove it immediately because the risky browser application could utilize the network to distribute a bunch of horrible malware, worms and a variety of infections to Windows operating system. What is more, adware records your computer activities secretly and stealthily. Also, it is going to send the collected information to cyber hackers. It means that your information will be used by hackers to carry out illegal actions.

Note: The following removal needs certain computer skills. If you want to avoid any accident caused by wrong manual operation and save your time, It’is recommended to use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to save your time and trouble.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It adds new entries to the system registry and activates itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies browser settings and injects add-ons to Chrome/ Firefox/ IE without permission
3. It could replace default home page and search engine with random suspicious web pages
4. It generates a lot of malicious and annoying ads to induce users into paying for products
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It eats up high CPU usage and greatly affects the whole computer 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 through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of virus



2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware



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 guarantee a thorough removal of virus. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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Not every victim can manually get rid of the virus with success, because the virus mutates very quickly to avoid being detected and deleted from your computer. If you have no idea about where its malicious files are really hiding, it is recommended that you use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to help you save your time and hassle.

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TESTED:  17 Jan