Tuesday, April 8, 2014

How Do I Permanently Get Rid of FriendsChecker Popups. Block FriendsChecker

Basic Information of FriendsChecker

FriendsChecker virus, is distributed as an adware application that causes numerous problems after being installed. It attacks users in a form of browser extension, add-on or plugin. This program is associated to the cyber criminal that help hackers to earn money via internet third party. Similar to other type of malware, FriendsChecker introduces advertising website to replace your default homepage and search engine. It appears itself to be without users’ approval, which is quite aggressive. FriendsChecker pop-up came out recently and it has upset computer users very much. System protection program fails to pick it up and it prevents you from visiting other websites. Computer may get slower and slower; the browser crashes down from time to time; tons of pop-up ads show up in every website you are visiting. FriendsChecker causes changes and aims to violate users finance. Additionally it can drop key loggers, Trojan, ransomware or other type of threats without any knowledge. You are advised to delete this malware as quickly as possible.


Disadvantages of having FriendsChecker malware inside

  • FriendsChecker may make your computer work improperly
  • FriendsChecker takes over the browsers like IE, Firefox and Google
  • FriendsChecker exploits Users’privacy for malicious purpose
  • FriendsChecker installs other free softwares that may contain virus 
  • It’s reputation/ rating online is negative

Uninstall FriendsChecker malware as quickly as possible. The longer it stays in computer, the more problems would be caused. 

Step 1 Reset your DNS setting
Set DNS set dns 8.8.8

Step 2 Terminate FriendsChecker process from Task Manager

Step 3 The following files must be deleted
C:\Program Files\Java\jre7\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe

Step 4 Uninstall 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 Control Panel
4)Select the FriendsChecker icon in the list,
5)Click”Remove” icon to uninstall
6) Press OK to apply the changes.

NOTE: This removal guide was posted according the original malware sample, if you meet troubles during the procedure, you are welcome to Chat with MiTechMate PC Experts.