Step by Step Remove Popup Virus and Protect the PC

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 10, 2013

Is your home page changed to Are you fed up with popups from Does your PC perform much slowly? Look here and get the best way to completely solve the problem.

Is a dangerous virus? is a very foxy and annoying website which keeps popping up on the screen to disrupt your normal work. The main purpose of this pop-up virus is to gather more network traffic and gain great profits for its designers. pop-up virus is classified as a malicious browser hijacker or redirect virus that has the capability to attack al web browsers like IE, Google Chrome and Firefox. Generally, it enters your desktop via unknown resources like hacked websites, contaminated freeware, and spam emails, and so on. So you should be cautious when surfing the Internet.

Once it infiltrates your PC successfully, pop-up virus will start to carry out malicious activities. First of all, it adds boot-up files to the system registry. Besides, it hides deep in the system to avoid the detection and deletion of installed security tools. By modifying the browser setting, pop-up malware takes over the web browser, home page and search engine. It reroutes your visits to its domain or some predefined webpages that possess many promoted products and services. Meanwhile, you will receive a lot of various advertisements during the web browsing activities. In such case, pop-up virus will mess up your system as well as your life.

Furthermore, pop-up virus can take up most of your CPU usage and slow down the computer performance. It will take you a long time to launch the machine, execute some applications and open web sites, etc. What is worse, pop-up virus gathers your essential information for its servers for illicit use. Thus, it is wise to remove this stubborn and dangerous virus.

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.

Download Automatic Virus Removal Tool Now virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would change browser settings and take over all web browsers without any permission
3. It replaces homepage and search engine and provides unreliable search results
4. It redirects web visits to its domain and similar pages and displays numerous ads
5. It records online activities and collects Personal user information especially the 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 makes the Internet browser freeze up randomly

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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[random]“

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “ProxyOverride” = “”


2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware



%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ Datasrvrs.lnk

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:

Automatically Remove All Nasty Viruses (Recommended)

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.

Download Automatic Virus Removal Tool Now

Note: Four benefits you will get from Auto Virus Removal Tool:

1. Virus Scanner - powerful, professional and easy-to-use

Auto Virus Removal Tool is a powerful, professional and easy-to-use application that will safely and effectively scan the computer's memory, registry, cookies and files for infected items. A small action will remove all infections, so it is especially simple for new users.

2. Spyware HelpDesk - Free customized fix

Spyware HelpDesk is a unique and highly effective interface through which you can contact our technical support department! If our tool is unable to remove an infection from your computer, our team will be happy to generate a customized fix for you,which is absolutely free.

3. System Guards - Protect your system

With integrated techniques, the new feature System Guards protects your system through blocking malicious processes from executing and running on the system. You can then gain the whole control over all processes including those authorized and unauthorized ones.

4. Network Sentry - guarantee the Internet safety

Network Sentry is to guarantee your Internet safety and secure. It prevents malicious software from modifying networking settings such as HOSTS files, Windows system files, DNS servers and explorer homepage settings. You don't need to worry about encountering unauthorized redirections as this tool will notify you if any changes are made.

Download Automatic Virus Removal Tool Now
Note: SpyHunter is a powerful anti-malware tool. Its malware scanner checks to see if your computer is infected with malware for free. If you want to remove the detected malware, you will need to purchase it. More information about the program can be found in SpyHunter review. If you do not want to use it, uninstall SpyHunter here.

The Previous:
The Next:

Comments are closed.


TESTED:  19 Jan