Tips to Get Rid of Parking.ps Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 3, 2013

Parking.ps has taken over my web browser! It keeps redirecting my homepage and makes chaos frequently. It makes me frustrated. How to remove the browser hijacker from my computer entirely without damaging my system? By reading this article, you can learn how to remove Parking.ps virus.

Parking.ps Virus Description:

Parking.ps is a newly released browser hijacker virus that targets all popular web browsers, like IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari. To conceal its intention, Parking.ps will disguises itself as a useful platform which provides news and advertisements for you. While, in fact, it is a malicious site that is created to enhance the Internet traffic of certain websites. Once your PC is infected with Parking.ps virus, you will lose control of the web browser. The start page is replaced by Parking.ps and every time you boot up the system, this site will show up automatically. When you do online searches or open a new tab, you will be rerouted to unwanted websites which have nothing to do with your search queries. It is difficult for you to get the expected information. But when you click on the pop-up ads, you can visit them smoothly, which means Parking.ps is a really creepy virus and hackers use it to promote some inferior products. You should not trust those ads and information, because in most cases, they are unreliable and contain potential threats. On the other hand, the existence of Parking.ps virus is a huge threat to your privacy. It not only monitors browsing activities, but also steals confidential information. So, for the good of yourself, you must take immediate action to get rid of Parking.ps virus.
Some users are curious about how did Parking.ps virus get into their computers. Normally, Parking.ps packs itself in freeware installation packages, spam e-mail attachments, pirated movie torrents and corrupt websites. At the very beginning, you are likely to ignore it and let it have the opportunity to launch an attack. Therefore, in order to prevent Parking.ps virus, you need to be more careful when surfing the Internet.
To completely remove Parking.ps virus, please read the following removal instructions.
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Parking.ps Virus Screeshot :

Severe Consequences Caused by Parking.ps Virus

1. Some registry entries, browser settings are modified out of permission.
2. Every time you try to open you web search engine, you are redirected to Parking.ps.
3. Other computer threats like Trojan horse may be found on the computer as well.
4. Your homepage is replaced, you web search results are rerouted.
5. Computer performance is seriously decelerated.
6. Personal information stored on the computer may be captured.

Manually Get Rid of Parking.ps Virus

According to our research, we found that Parking.ps redirect is caused by its toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And its 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 Parking.ps virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Parking.ps virus

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\{.exe}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Parking.ps malware

%AppData%\Protector\
%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\””[rnd]
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe
%Temp%\random.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

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

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