What is Coupon Cactus Malware?
A Coupon Cactus Malware is a roguish addon which can be secretly installed into your computer so that when you use your web browser to surf the internet, it can redirect you to some advertisement pages that you don’t want. It can also change your web browser default settings such as homepage or bookmarks. Coupon Cactus Malware can even affect the normal functions of your web browser. When you get such virus infection, you will feel that it seems your web browser never works the same as before. It’s slow and strange. Even your web browser my always be stuck.
Why does Coupon Cactus Malware infect your computer? The main reason may be that it wants to promote some strange products to you. It’s no wonder that you are always redirected to some advertisement pages when you get such infection. But such malware may also have other attempts such as to steal your personal information. Coupon Cactus Malware is associated with browser hijackers and rootkit infections, Google Results Hijacker, Google Redirect Hijacker, etc, which has an ability to totally mess up your PC. This malware is undoubtedly a severe threat to your PC, if you still cannot find a effective way to get rid of it, please follow this step by step removal guide to delete Qvo6 Virus manually and safely.
Harmful Properties of Coupon Cactus Adware
- It is secretly installed onto system without your permission or consent.
- Its reputation & rating online is terrible.
- It may hijack your web browsers and always redirect your search results to other malicious websites.
- Coupon Cactus Malware may install other sorts of spyware/adware.
- It may degenerate your PC performance.
What’s the most efficient way to remove Coupon Cactus Adware completely?
Coupon Cactus Malware is able to escape from security tool that should be removed manually. Therefore, even though you try a sea of antivirus software recommended online, you may still end up with frustration. However, after reading the instruction below, you can get rid of it without any risk.
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 Coupon Cactus Malware.
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\RANDOM.exe’
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Coupon Cactus Malware
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Coupon Cactus Malware is really a very horrible virus which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove it completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for Fast Address Bar, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, Coupon Cactus Malware may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.
Note:If you failed to remove Coupon Cactus Malware with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on April 10, 2013 10:07 am