I have received a message to update Java to latest version and I really click on it, but now the screen floods with tons of unstoppable pop-up ads from Shw.jvapxdus.com, even if I close them, they still comes up again and again. And whatever favorite search I type in, I am always redirected to this page. I know my browser is hijacked, but I don’t know how to completely get rid of it. Please help me to save my computer and what should I do?
Description of Shw.jvapxdus.com Pop-up
Shw.Jvapxdus.Com is a nasty and tricky browser hijacker. It can be treated as a powerful advertising platform created by cybercriminals to promote service and malicious software. After it comes to your computer, it will quickly change your homepage or default search engine to Shw.Jvapxdus.Com and add extension and add-on or plugin to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome Google and Safari. Thus it can randomly display special deals, discounts, insurance, and coupons especially when you go to online shopping websites like Amazon, Walmart, Ebay etc. Those fake coupons and deals are actually some links leading to sponsored websites, so the cyber criminals can get pay-per-click revenue when you click on those coupons. It usually pops up such fake Java update message as “It is recommended that you update Java to latest version to view this page. Please update to continue” and only one OK button is below to choose. If you click it, some malicious files will be automatically activated and installed into your machine. In a word, it hijacks and replaces your websites or webpage with Shw.Jvapxdus.Com, and then pops up fake updates message, various ads including games, deals, discounts, lose weight, fitness, insurance etc. Just a click on those pop-up ads can lead to malware or virus downloading. Besides, it also frequently redirects you to insecure websites which usually contain malicious threats to introduce other threats to disorder and do harms to your computer.
The Shw.jvapxdus.com pop-up are not technically a virus, but it really performs plenty of evil activities, such as using rootkit to root deep into the operating system, slowing down your computer and weakening browsers running, modifying homepage or default search engine, and disturbing users’ online activities. The cyber criminals usually add this kind of hijacker and other threats to free software or application. Therefore, it comes as soon as you download and install those free software and application if you don’t pay attention to the whole installation procedure. Besides, it also exists in malicious websites and spam e-mails you receive. Therefore, you also should take care of your online activities. Shw.jvapxdus.com is very tricky and can find out computer’s vulnerability to introduce other dangerous infections to your computer. Thus your computer will suddenly be filled in more files and process. The more programs or process to run, the slower your computer performs. Finally, you will find that system capacity and internet resources nearly are eaten up by this hijacker and other viruses. It may further disable folder options, task manager, and registry editing tools. You may find your computer even cannot boot in regular mode or takes longer time to shut down. In a word, it weakens your computer, destroys the operating system and has a great threat to your online security. To remove this browser hijacker soon is to save your computer and keep it stay in safe environment and run properly.
Main Traits of Shw.jvapxdus.com Pop-up
-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Shw.jvapxdus.com and it totally prevents you from changing them back
-Can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements and junk links randomly to interrupt your online activities
-Can insert unwanted and unknown plugin or extension to your website and always redirect you to other webpages
-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage and make computer performs slower
-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive
-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.
-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker
NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Shw.jvapxdus.com pop-up. If you are not a computer savvy, 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 Shw.jvapxdus.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.
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 Shw.jvapxdus.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.
Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK
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If you find there are various ads popping up within Shw.jvapxdus.com, it can be proved that your browser is hijacked by a redirect. This hijacker can perform many destructive activities like redirecting the webpage to unknown website, taking your webpage to malicious websites, pointing search results to irrelevant results, slowing Internet speed, stealing your important privacy information and connecting you to hackers. In the end, it weakens your computer and crashes down operating system. In general, it only puts your computer into a highly dangerous situation. Therefore, Shw.jvapxdus.com hijacker should be removed without any hesitation.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on September 22, 2014 2:47 pm