Sunday, September 15, 2013

How to remove Snap.do Completely?

The narration of owners that suffered the interruption of Snap.do

I already removed the program through my control panel, already went into my google chrome settings into manage search engine but now I can't delete it anymore and can't set anything else as default, my specifics pages and search engines are always changed back to http://search.snap.do, it is driving me insane. Help, please???

Snap.do, what mire is there to say. Ad/Remove doesn't get rid of it. Reset Firefox to default does not either. Windows Security Essentials and Malwarebytes are finding well over a dozen trojans. Is there a simple fix?

My home page has changed to search.snap.do search engine, Today when i open my internet explorer it says snap.do at home page, and when i changed it my revert back to google, it won’t allow to change it, it’s again setup the snap.do as my homepage permanent, Is that a virus ? I have Norton antivirus program, i don’t understand how it is comes. How to Remove Snap.do Toolbar and Search.snapdo.com search page?


What does Snap.do do in the infected PC?

Snap.do or search snap.do is a notorious browser hijacker. It always gets into the PC by pretending to be useful software. It claims that it was built and designed to simplify the way people use the web. The version of it is to become the leading provider of simple, smart web solutions and complementary applications dedicated to improving browsing efficiency and simplicity using existing technologies and user interfaces. Many people are taken in by this temptation and install it from its official website. When it gets into the computer, snap.do will attack three major web browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. And then set your browser homepage to http://search.snap.do/?a=ThAM4wVlRt and change your default search engine to search.snap.do. Once finished the alteration, the virus will not allow users to reset them back unless users have completely removed this annoying virus from the computer. Before the above harmful behaviors, snap. do also causes other computer issues. It will gradually decline the computer performance such as making the windows freezing when users surf the internet, adding strange shortcuts and icon related to malicious websites on the desktop and automatically downloading other vicious application on the infected PC for its own benefits. Therefore, it is suggested that snap.do redirect should be removed from the computer immediately before it makes more damages to the PC.
 

 The function of this tricky virus that claims to have:

Once you got it you can start enjoying it! Snap.do’s helpful tools are always there for you as you browse the web: Upload, Like, and Tweet your content in a single click, automatically zoom into any Facebook image, quickly convert any webpage to PDF or simply listen to your local radio station – Do it all in a Snap!

The screenshot of Snap.do redirect:



How to prevent from being infected by virus like snap.do?

(1) You cannot be too careful when you install free software into your PC; you should always choose custom installation and avoid install anything that are unfamiliar to you.
(2) Be cautious when clicking some link. It can point your browser to download threats or visit malicious web site.
(3) Avoid opening unknown e-mail attachments
(4) Don’t get access to illegal online contents such as gambling or porn.


Facts proved that no antivirus can help victims get rid of Snap.do completely. In order to remove this tricky virus, you have to do the manual task. Follow the guide step by step and help yourself remove this virus from your PC permanently.


 Removal guide:

Step1: end all the running processes of Snap.do  browser hijackeron the PC
Specific steps: Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK. Find out all the running processes of Snap.do and disable them.


Step 2: Uninstall Snap.do virus from your computer
Specific steps: To uninstall Snap.do program from your computer, click the Start button, then select Control Panel, and click on Uninstall a program.
 
 
 
 


Find the Snap.do programs to uninstall. Please note that on some computers these programs might have a different name, search for any program developed by Snap.do redirect and uninstall it from your computer.

Step 3. Remove Snap.do add-ons from Internet Explorer.
Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon  (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right) and then select Manage add-ons.



From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select suspicious add-ons created by Snap.do, and click on Disable.

Step 4. Remove malicious files of this redirect infection.
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[random]
%AppData%\Local\[random]
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\””[rnd]

Step 5. Delete malicious registry entries related to this Snap.do redirect.
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )


Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AdvancedShowSuperHidden = “0″
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AUNoAutoUpdate = “1″

Note: Manual removal is a complex and hazardous process that may cause irreparable man-made damage to your computer. If you’re not professional, it is recommended that you back up Windows registry first before carrying out the approach. Can’t remove Snap.do browser hijacker by yourself? Please click to chat with 24/7 online PC experts, your problem will be fixed effectively.

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