Sunday, August 25, 2013

How to Remove - Completely Get Rid of Virus

"i keep seeing all these ads that say i need to update my media player or my FLV player and a new tab keeps opening up in chrome randomly that leads to this url:"

Possible questions:

  1. How to manually block popup? 
  2. shows up with a new tab everytimg you open browser?
  3. hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox?
  4. asks you to update your media player?
  5. Is a virus?

What is

Threat Type: Redirect virus, browser hijacker, toolbar,adware
Alert level: Severe
Targeted Browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari. 
Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows8. is a browser redirect malware that displays fake media player update massage. It is used by the third parties to collect money from users. is formed by advanced technology so that it can bypasses any security programs.  Classfied as a hijacker virus, it modifies system DNS setting, browser provider, default search engine to load up itself without trouble. For its own benefits, this redirect program may damage windows file and registries, which would lead to a complete system crash. Apart from messing up the compromised computer, would scam users’ confidential privacy for cyber crime. It is not wise to ignore this infection. It is reported by some victims telling that cannot be uninstalled by system antivirus and it offers heads of unstoppable ads. Maybe you install this vicious adware/toolbar by accident, it may have upset you very much. When inside, it would appear everywhere when surfing online. No matter what website or what link you are trying to visit, just covers it.

 Please note : the most effective security tool is manual method. If you are searching for a manual removal guide,  you can Click Here for Immediate Help or follow the guide below by yourself.

What risks would be created by

  • It tracks your search histories and exploit the browsing habit
  • It installs unwanted online programs or other computer threats
  • It redirects you to the random site that may contain Trojans, worms, or other spywares. 
  • It causes numb computer with slow internet, slow startup, browser frozen and blue screen of death.
  • It would send the gathered information to hackers for cyber criminal
  • It puts your personal information to be vulnerable

Under the circumstance, must be removed immediately and completely. If not, system vulnerability would be taken advantage of, which will facilitate cyber crimes. 

The way to throughly get rid of virus virus may execute its files randomly and it hides deeply. So it is very difficult for a system protection program to deal with. Besides, may be spread by Trojans or other rookies. Therefore, it times and skills to analyze the compromised files from a bunch of system files.  No wonder, manual approach is the helpful method to get it off. Please read the following removal guide.

Step one - Show all hidden files

1. Close all programs so that you are at your desktop.
2. Click on the Start button. This is the small round button with the Windows flag in the lower left corner.
3. Click on the Control Panel menu option.
4. When the control panel opens click on the Appearance and Personalization link.
5. Under the Folder Options category, click on Show Hidden Files or Folders.
6. Under the Hidden files and folders section select the radio button labeled Show hidden files, folders, or drives.
7. Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide extensions for known file types.
8. Remove the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
9. Press the Apply button and then the OK button.

Step two - Eliminate the associated files


Step three - Uninstall from Control Panel
Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove related programs.

Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find related programs, and hit Remove.

Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find related programs, and click on Uninstall.

Step four - Terminate the running process is very stubborn. Once computer has found the endless ads popup by this malware, it is recommended to fix the problem timely. The longer you keep this virus, the more problems would be aroused. 

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