When you browsed web sites or watched videos, you must have experienced such situation: an advertising page popped up and when you clicked the close button, you were redirected to a strange site which is dangerous. When you opened your browser next time, you found that your homepage was totally changed and it always opened some odd websites automatically. Unfortunately, your computer was infected browser hijack virus.
Have you ever heard of Ad.adserverplus.com Virus?
Ad.adserverplus.com is as normal as other webpages, but it’s not a safe web site for your visiting. Your first visit for this site may be unguarded. You might clicked some links which could directed you to this site. Once you visit this site, the virus hiding in the site will seize the opportunity to attack your computer. At this time your internet options original setting will be thoroughly changed. Your homepage will be set as Ad.adserverplus.com and in the toolbar of the browser, there will be added more other tools that you don’t want. Even the virus will add some sites in your Bookmark or Favorite. All these sites are very dangerous that will bring risks to your computer. When you open some normal legit sites, you will be always redirected to Ad.adserverplus.com even if you don’t want. However, do you think your anti-software will pick it up and remove it? No, your antivirus is useless for such virus. It’s really painful when you can’t find a solution to remove it from your computer. A victim of this redirect virus posted a message in a forum for help. The content is as follows:
I am using Firefox for the past one year and Firefox2 from its release date. Now a pop ad-diverter is intruding Firefox2 before its Start-page opens and shows it’s ad.pages,blocking the Startpage. It’s url is ad.adserverplus.com. Mostly all popups are blocked by Firefox-popup-blocker system,except this. All antispyware such as AdAwareSe, SpybotS&D, Windows Defender have been run but this adware is coming again.
Well, is there an easy, safe and fast way to remove the virus from your computer to return you a healthy web browser again? Yes, since antivirus isn’t effective for such virus, it must be removed via manual way with expertise. Any mistakes will lead to damage your system. If you are very familiar with this virus and good at computer, I sincerely recommend you to follow the guide below to finish the removal work. But professional knowledge is required. It’s really a complex work and all the related files of the virus may be random.
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Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with Ad.adserverplus.com Virus
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange progress which you never found before.
C. Every time you open your browser, you are redirected to Ad.adserverplus.com.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Ad.adserverplus.com Virus has hijacked my home page in Google chrome, Firefox, internet explorer. How do i fix this?
Downloaded Ad.adserverplus.com somehow when trying to download something for minecraft now I cant get rid of it and the windows security kit has been of no help. The virus is still fresh it hasn’t been on for more than an hour. What should I do first? It seems many people got the virus when they download some programs, which were bundled with Ad.adserverplus.com tool bar. Then they’re trying to remove the redirect virus, a browser hijacker that they think is causing numerous problems in windows. Lately the victims have been getting recurring messages that data manager and RunDLL32.exe have stopped working and they think this may be connected (although it might also be simply a botched installation of an Adobe update). How to get rid of Ad.adserverplus.com Virus? The manual removal guide is below.
Best Way to Remove Ad.adserverplus.com Hijacker Step by Step?
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries related to Ad.adserverplus.com browser hijacker virus.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe’
Step 4?Remove malicious files of Ad.adserverplus.com Virus
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Based on various situations and computer skills, you can choose the following solutions fit for you.
1. Follow the steps we provide to manually remove the virus.
2. If you failed to remove Ad.adserverplus.com Virus infection with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely. Live chat with experts now
Published by Leo R. Oscar on July 6, 2012