What’s the problem? My Chrome has some issues that I don’t know. It keeps opening some unknown web sites such as Gis.driveropen.net. The popups make my browser runs more and more slowly. I don’t know how to get rid of the popups since I found nothing after I ran a full scan. But I’m sure there are problems with my browser. Who can help me?

How to Get Rid of Gis.driveropen.net Popups

Gis.driveropen.net Popups, as representative browser hijack virus, is loathsome that can easily infect browsers such as Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer. This popup hijacker is created for commercial advertisements. However the pop up sites are not illegal since it forcibly let your visit them no matter you want or not. When your computer gets infected this virus, even if when you are visiting some normal web sites, the annoying advertisement pages will keep popping up to interrupt your previous working or entertainment. This popup virus acts as a hooliganism that rudely control your browser and won’t let you use it freely. It can slow down your network and change the whole settings of your browser without your notice. It will randomly pop up advertisements constantly with different contents. All those pop-up pages are not safe to click. Most of them are full of viruses or malware. Never click them to download or view

People usually get this Gis.driveropen.net Popup from some other malicious web sites while they are viewing something online. Most often, they would click some download links or attractive images. They don’t know that some of them are dangerous. They may get the popup virus from an unknown email attachment as well. After been infected by the popup virus, people find that all their homepages have been changed to other websites and they can find that some unknown shortcuts of some strange web sites have been added on the desktop. It takes much time to open a web site when they got such pop up virus infection. Internet browsers keeps freezing or no responding.

Many users who have some experience would like to use their anti-virus programs to scan their PCs after they get such Gis.driveropen.net Popup virus. However, the result is that nothing has been detected. They will also re-set the whole Internet options into default but the popups problem can’t be solved. It seems no where to find out the virus to remove. That’s why it’s a horrible virus that can really threaten many people. The most worse thing is that the popup pages can bring in much more other viruses including all kinds of Trojan and some other malware.

Suggestion: If you are not capable to remove the Gis.driveropen.net Popups by yourself, contact YooCare/YooSecurity PC online service for help here, they can make your at ease:

Main Symptoms When Your Computer Gets Redirect Virus Infection

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 some odd web pages such as Gis.driveropen.net.

D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.

E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.

Best Way to Remove Gis.driveropen.net Popups Virus 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 (this means randomly named) . 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 Gis.driveropen.net Virus.

(All the registry entries will be randomly named according the random files that related to the virus)

registry editor

Step 4: Remove malicious files of Gis.driveropen.net popups Virus

(All the related files would be named randomly since the virus would change them constantly and automatically)

Step 5: Let’s take Mozilla Firefox as an example; here are the instructions on how to remove popups virus from PC:

>>>>>> Open Mozilla Firefox browser, then click “Tools” tag at the top and select “Options” from the drop-down list.

Firefox options

>>>>>> In the new window, click “General” tag at the top, then re-set your personal homepage from the “Home Page” box.

Firefox options-2

>>>>>> Click “Privacy” tag at the top, then make sure the “Do not tell sites anything about my tracking preferences” is checked. And then click “clean your recent history” and “remove individual cookies”.

Firefox options-3

>>>>>> Choose those cookies or histories that you want to clean and click Clean Now, then finis the removal processes.

Firefox options-4

Firefox options-5

Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry to Remove Popups:

Words in the End:

Gis.driveropen.net poup is really a very rude 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 Gis.driveropen.net poups, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, it 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 Gis.driveropen.net popups virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 10, 2013 12:08 pm

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