Saturday, August 24, 2013

Manually and Completely Eliminate Popup Ads

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 classified as a adware platform to provided all kinds of advertisements. It is used for commercial purposes with supporting add-ons, plugins and semi-free software downloads. Normally,  is distributed as a malware that causes random redirections without your knowledge. It would causes a series problems once inside.

  • It displays annoying pop-ups advertisements from dangers 
  • It come together with semi-software downloads
  • It attempts to push users into covering the additional costs from ads
  • It shows up on your browsers and the same problem continues with each reboot
  • Antivirus scans and finds nothing by the end.
  • appears out of nowhere is distributed as a browser hijacker virus that makes chaos on the clean PC. It redirects your search requirments and takes over all popular browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari or Firefox. EZPowerAds ads load not only from own site, it appears when you are visiting websites, playing games, watching video from Youtube. Besides, replaces your required URL to its own sites, which is very annoying and aggressive. The site is very vague but more and more users consider it dangerous. 

  • not only shows irritated adwares, it delivers malicious rookit cookies to track users’ online habit. 
  • pops up fake alerts stating computer in at high risks or errors that requires payment to get fixed.
  • has changes on the compromised computer and stops from loading other certain sites.
  • is a afflited sites offering savings, coupons  and shows up in a form of pop-up windows, sponsored links and desktop shortcuts

Where did I get infected with is attached with downloadable free software, game or video. Or it is installed via open emails.

How to remove popup ads? may violate your privacy to earn money. It is difficult and impossible to get rid of the popup via system protection tools. To completely block the popup ads, manual removal must be required.

Step one - Delete the related adware from control panel

1) Click the “start” button on the lower left corner of your desktop
2) Double click the button “Control Panel” to process
3) Highlight  “Add / Remove Program” icon from Ctrol Panel
4)Select the EZPowerAds icon in the list,
5)Click”Remove” icon to uninstall EZPowerAds
6) Press OK to apply the changes.
7)Reboot your computer to make sure it works

Step two - Remove all add-ons from infected browsers (take Chrome as an example)

  1. Click on the icon ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’, select ‘Options’.
  2. Choose ‘Basic’ Options and change Google Chrome homepage to or any other browser and then click the ‘Manage search engines…’ button.
  3. Choose ‘Google’ and make it your default search engine.

Step three - Eliminate the related registries

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\wow6432node\microsoft\windows nt\currentversion\windows]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\security center\Monitoring\SophosAntiVirus]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Svchost  - NetSvcs

Step four - Delete associated files


Still have problem with the manual removal? Cannot find the files or registries?

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