I think my computer was infected by Hijacker, because my Explorers, whatever Internet explorer, Firefox, or Google chrome, were out of control. Every time I open a new page, there is always a dazzling scene showing on the screen which drives me crazy, the numberless and endless pop-up ads take up almost all my screen, it just like seeing a wall with all doodle on it. It is the thing that call “Newzio 1.4” tempered the settings of my Explores, most of my Explores buttons are failure to press, all my favorite URLs are gone, they are replace by many indescribable Advertising sites, never heard any of them before. These were all done without my permission. That is not the worse, for me, the most annoying thing is when I type a new URL on the address bar, it keeps redirecting to another site which I don’t mean to, or just showing nothing. I want to ask, what kind of virus is that? Seems like it just affects my Explorers, the rest of my programs can still run normally, but I don’t think that’s a good news for me, cause I’m kind of the person who happen to have net addition, each time, I turn on my PC mostly for surfing the internet. I’m really pissed off, if I can’t use my computer for surfing normally, then it’s nothing but a useless machine. Is that this hijacker can pick specific users? If not, then why it chose me? However, I can still recall the process of this whole thing, how I got this Newzio 1.4 virus on my computer in the first place, that’s because I found an interesting Network video, when I clicked it, it asked me to download their given video program so I can watch the whole version, I downloaded it, and Newzio 1.4 adware, this is what came out, I got to admit I learn a lesson from this one, but before everything, I need help to remove Ads by Newzio 1.4 virus, my antivirus program is helpless from this one either.

Brief Introduction to Ads by Newzio 1.4 Hijacker

Newzio 1.4 is a newly adware program which is widely spreading over internet recently. Like many other ad wares, once your computer was infected by this, you will see pop-up ads come out from nowhere time to time. These advertisements will be shown as boxes containing various coupons that are available, as underlined keywords, pop-up ads or advertising banners. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, and will display advertisements and sponsored links within your web browser. Normally, your computer may get this adware by downloading and installing some free software, the hijacker is commonly bundled with free programs that you download. After done installed, the browser hijacker can be saved clandestine and without users’permission. So, Newzio 1.4 hijacker could mess up with your browsers, it can displace your homepage by other site, and wildly tamper your browsers setting, it could also display some advertisements and sponsored links when you visit some website. You cannot open some given websites or some you regularly visit, what’s worse, many function in browser turn out to be useless. Obviously, with this method, hackers could enhance whatever they want to market ranking on the Internet, as you can guess, they could has a finger in the pie, which means they earn pay-per-click from the links.

Ads by Newzio 1.4 Hijacker Screenshot


Newzio 1.4 could be the most annoying for some computer users, their system registry already screwed, so when they start up their computer, the hijacker may also be activated it. However, some people may consider it as a small problem, they could use other programs normally, well it depends how long they keep ignoring this issue, otherwise they will get bigger problem some day. However, you should always pay attention when installing free software, especially, a software installer includes optional installs. Be careful for options, it could be a trojan in it. You’d better deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place. For the safe of you and your computer, please remove this hijacker at once!

The properties of Infected Computer

-Can change your homepage to other sites which cannot be detected by the anti-virus program

-Can pop up many ads you don’t want and provide you junk links, make you unable to surf the internet

-Can create more junks and make your computer run slowly which properly lead your computer to blue screen

-Can download unnecessary programs automatically, some may harm your computer system

-Can screw up the settings of your browser and very hard for inexperience users to change it back

-Can be taken use by hackers with your private information and data for unlawful act

NOTE: If any of these properties show on your PC, your computer probably got infected with Newzio 1.4 adware. And believe or not, someone will be driven crazy by this pop-up ads and any other things. If you don’t have sufficient knowledge of computer.If you don’t have sufficient knowledge of computer, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker for you.

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Downasd.com hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to Downasd.com hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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As far as I know, this kind of virus could drive some users nut, the endless advertisements will kill their patience, maybe I could put in this way, it is like you are giving a speech, but under the stage, cell phone rings resounding from time to time that you can’t concentrate on you speech, how is that feel? If your computer was unfortunately infected by Newzio 1.4 hijacker, then your browser will be hijacked by a redirect. It will take you forever to load up the web site, and your website will keep redirecting. Your browser’s setting were all changed, the performance and the network will be very unstable. Also, it will force you to download some malicious software, what’s worse; it’ll steal your important privacy information by ulterior means. Furthermore, your computer will run slowly and slowly as time goes by, and if you don’t take it seriously, your system probably crash down some day. So, please remove Newzio 1.4 adware as soon as possible, don’t put yourself into any further dangerous situation. There’s a good news. However, at present, manual removal still can be the most effective way to get rid of this kind of hijacker or other similar kind from your PC. Manual removal will be the best way to get rid of the Newzio 1.4 Hijacker from Computer.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of this Hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 22, 2014 2:35 pm

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