How to Remove Oxi Compdist popup Virus and Protect the Computer

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 10, 2013

Are you fed up with endless pop-ups from Oxi Compdist? Are you suffering from much poor PC performance? If you find no way to remove Oxi Compdist pop-up virus totally, please have a look at this post and effectively clean it up and stop chaos and risk.

Is Oxi Compdist a dangerous virus?

Oxi Compdist is a malicious program which will show up a lot of unwanted windows on the screen. The main purpose of this nasty program is to promote some products or programs. It is reported that this pesky pop-up virus always gets into the target computer along with some free programs like PDF converters, music players, and video codecs, and so forth.

Normally, Oxi Compdist pop-up virus will make some changes to the system settings as well as the browser settings without asking for any permission. It is able to attack all web browsers including some popular ones like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. No matter when you start the web browser, Oxi Compdist pop-up virus will display unknown page which states that your web browser needs updating. You’ll be provided with an update icon. If you click the button, you will be led to a certain unfamiliar web page that contains a lot of promoted programs. Meanwhile, dangerous PC viruses could take chance to enter your machine to cause further damage.

If you keep Oxi Compdist pop-up virus long in your machine, you’ll suffer from more troubles. For example, it drops many files to the system and day by day slows up the PC performance. Then you’ll have to wait for a long time to launch the machine, execute applications and connect to the Internet. What is worse, Oxi Compdist pop-up virus will monitor your online activities and gather your sensitive information. Thus, the earlier you remove Oxi Compdist pop-up virus, the better it will be. The following post will do you a favor.

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Disadvantages and risks of Oxi Compdist Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies browser settings and attacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It could change the default home page and search provider to unfamiliar web pages
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
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 makes the browser run slowly and even shuts down the Internet connection suddenly

Manually Get Rid of Oxi Compdist Virus

According to our research, we found that Oxi Compdist redirect is caused by search.us.com toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And search.us.com 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 Oxi Compdist virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Oxi Compdist 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 Oxi Compdist toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Oxi Compdist virus

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath”

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Oxi Compdist malware

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%CommonPrograms%\Startup\Launch\[random].lnk

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

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

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