How to Remove/Get Rid of “LiveSupport” Popup Effortlessly

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 15, 2014

“LiveSupport” Popup appears on your computer without any idea? This program is downloaded and installed by you unwittingly? Where exactly does this malware come from and what is it up to? Is there any effective way to prevent this pest from coming back?

Some facts about “LiveSupport” Popup

“LiveSupport” Popup is a bothersome and risky message that shows up after you download and install some shady applications from the Internet. Once it gets a spot inside your computer, it wastes no time to tamper default system settings and sets itself running at startup of Windows. Consequently, each time you launch the infected PC, this deceptive massage displays instantly and claims that you need to check your system for safety reason. It also provides a system check function. However, what it does is simply sniffing around your saved data and files and fetches what it wants. Such action clearly violates your privacy.

Moreover, “LiveSupport” Popup contains a hotline number in its message, which will cost you lots of money once you dail the number. Cyber crooks merely employ scare tactics to make you believe that your machine is infected and needs repaired. Once you fall for this trick, you may lose both your confidential files and money at the same time.

Needless to say, the “LiveSupport” Popup is a risky and bothersome threat that needs to be removed at an early date. Since it employs rootkits techniques to hook deep inside your operating system, it is essential for you to search for and remove all its harmful files completely. In case that the installed automatic tools fail to eliminate this pest, you can follow the step-by-step manual removal guide below.

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Propagation of “LiveSupport” Popup Adware :

(1) “LiveSupport” Popup 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) “LiveSupport” Popup 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) “LiveSupport” Popup may incubate on compromised websites. “LiveSupport” Popup can be automatically implanted into your computer with drive-by download method. 

Instruction on Removing “LiveSupport” Popup Malware

According to our research, we found that “LiveSupport” Popup adware often gets installed together with other programs. And “LiveSupport” Popup adware 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 “LiveSupport” Popup virus.

1. Clear browser cookies.

a. Google Chrome: click Tools and then Options. Move to Under the Hood tab, find Privacy session and click Clear browsing data button. At the displaying window, tick Delete cookies and other site data and click Clear browsing data to confirm removal.

b. Internet Explorer: click Tools and then Internet Options. Select General tab and click Delete button at Browsing history section. Find Cookies column and click Delete button next to it.

c. Firefox: Click Tools and choose Clear Recent History from the list. At the popup window, select Everything from drop-down menu of Time range to clear . Next, click Details, then tick Cookies and click Clear Now button.

2. Remove futile extensions.

* Google Chrome: Click Customize and ControlToolsExtensions. Remove “LiveSupport” Popup related add-ons by clicking Bin button.

* Internet Explorer: Click SettingsManage Add-onsProgramsManage Add-ons. Disable all the suspicious add-ons.

* Firefox: Click Firefox menu → Add-onsExtensions. Select “LiveSupport” Popup related browser add-ons and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files and Delete Malicious ones.

For Windows 7:
(1) Click Start and choose Control Panel. Search for Folder Options and click on it.
(2) Go to General tab, tick show hidden files, folders and drives at Advanced Settings session and click OK.

(3) Search for listed harmful files created by “LiveSupport” Popup adware and clear them all.

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

For Windows 8:

(1). Press Win+R to open run box, type in Control Panel and hit enter.

(2). Click Appearance and Personalization and then Folder Options. Move to View tab, tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Click Apply and then OK to confirm the change.

(3). Search for listed harmful files created by “LiveSupport” Popup adware and clear them all.

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

4. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager.

(2). Find out “LiveSupport” Popup malware processes and terminate them.

5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.

(1). Tap Win+R to open Registry Editor.

(2). Search for and remove all harmful registry entries of “LiveSupport” Popup.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0

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