My browser got a popup. I don’t know what happened. I just visit some common web sites that I visited in usual. Oh, I just clicked a link on one of the web sites. I think this might cause the problem. Now I just want to know how I can remove this browser hijack virus so that I can get my browser back and it won’t pop up lots of ads automatically. Pop-up Introduction popup, just as its name implies, when your browser gets such kind of virus infection, your browser will constantly pop up that web page automatically without your control. This pop-up has been created for advertizing purpose with compulsory means. That is to hijack your browser and change the default settings of your browser so that this web page can be automatically opened as long as you open your browser to run. This is very risky browser hijack virus since it can let huge amount of other viruses come into your computer to damage your computer operating system.

In usual, when you bookmark some web sites as your favorites or set some web site as your homepage, you can easily remove them from your bookmarks or re-set the homepage. However, if you got this Pop-up virus or redirect virus infection, even if you set a new web site as your homepage, when you open your browser, it won’t open the homepage, it will still show you the redirect web site. And some web sites will added into your browser bookmark that you can never delete them. Many people have tried whatever they can do to remove the web page but no any luck. We can see the harm of this redirect virus or browser hijack virus.

You might notice that when you downloaded something and installed them in your computer, some unknown strange web sites icons will added on your desktop. Usually, these web sites are redirect pages. And you also might remember that when you finished installing some software, it would ask you whether you want to set as your homepage. If you clicked yes and if you don’t know what the web site is, the web site is very likely a redirect page which we call it as browser hijack virus. So actually, your anti-virus programs won’t classified this kind of redirect page or browser hijacker as a virus. So you need to remove such Pop-up virus manually.

To save your computer, Live Chat with YooSecurity Expert to remove the popup Now, or you can follow the manual removal guide below to get your problem fixed. (For advanced computer users)

Main Symptoms When Your Computer Gets Hijack 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

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 Popup 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 (related to Popup) . 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 Popup Virus.

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

Step 4: Remove malicious files of Popup Browser Hijacker

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

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

As what you can see, Popup 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 Popup, 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 Popup with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 30, 2013 6:09 am

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