Monday, December 16, 2013

Stop Pop Up

Basic information about

Threat Type: Adware
Threat Level: Moderate to Severe
Number of Infections: 50 or more files at a time
Geological Distribution: Not Specific, Global
Operating System: All Windows Based System

Harmful traits that belong to virus:

1. creates a lot of unstopped ads to attract users’ attention. Sometimes these ads flood with the whole screen which may block people to access other applications on the infected PC. Sometimes these ads will lead users to malicious websites against their will.

2. adware makes a negative effect on the target PC. After getting installed, it will run in the background to eat up a plenty of computer resource and take up a high CPU usage. As time passes by, many computer issues come up to interrupt computer users such as the poor running speed, windows freeze, and internet disconnection.
3. adware will change some system settings without users’ consent. For instance, it may add its files to the startup menu which allow it get started automatically when computer users boot the infected PC. it will produce some shortcuts that related to certain products promotion on the desktop without users’ permission.

Method adware manual removal guide

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager. Click on the Processes tab, and search for process, then click End Process key.

Step 2: Uninstall from infected PC
Guide: click on Start button and open Control Panel, choose uninstall a program and remove from infected computer.

Step 3:  Remove from browsers, here I will take  Google Chrome as an example.
First Click the Chrome menu  button on the on top-left portion of the browser. Select Tools and then click on Extensions.

In the Extensions tab, remove (by clicking on the Recycle Bin)the virus' extensions from Google Chrome.

Please be careful. Usually, Google Chrome has empty Extension except that you have installed something based on your preference. In case has added additional extensions which have random names, we recommend you to remove all the unwanted and unknown from Google Chrome.

Step 4. Remove any suspicious files.
Guide: open Folder Options by clicking on Control Panel, and then clicking Appearance and Personalization. In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

Remove all the suspicious files created by
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll

Step 5: Delete all of the following registries that added by
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\webbrowser
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u

Video on how to remove adware:

If the manual guide is kinda difficult for you, please feel free to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter to drive the self-invited guest away.

Method two: Automatically remove with Spyhunter antivirus software:


Step 1: click the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2: follow the instructions to install SpyHunter



Step 3: run SpyHunter to automatically detect and uninstall


Summary: Due to the changeable characters of, you cannot be too careful to distinguish the harmful files and registries from the system files and registries. If you have spend too much time in manual removing and still not make any progress, you can download and install Spyhunter antivirus software here to remove automatically for you.

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