What is Supreme Savings? Adware or Spyware?
The Supreme Savings (alias Supreme Savings by Excellent Apps) is also referred to as the adware thing once fully hacked by hackers, and it is a malicious add-on that will deliver nonstop popup advertisements to the point where they froze user’s computer from taking up so much system memory. If you are a user of Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer then there is a chance your system can become a victim of the Supreme Savings virus. It is a redirect hijack virus that modifies the system settings and changing the default browser settings to redirect to the Supreme Savings site at launch, which is a fake search engine designed to take the user to other malicious sites and then flood the user with pop up advertisements. Even after attempting to uninstall the virus it will immediately pop right back up, as it has a habit of crawling deep into the system files and making it impossible to simple just uninstall it.
The good thing is that most anti-virus software will detect many threats and it can help to prevent it from attacking. The bad news is that not everyone is running current versions of their anti-virus software, and some do not even run regular scans. Having a computer equipped with virus detection software doesn’t do any good unless regular scans of the system are performed and done so with updated versions of the program.
The Supreme Savings add-on virus is picked up by clicking on infected links dropped in images, videos or contained in downloads. The hackers are known to place this virus within pictures on porn sites and also hide it in files that are then placed on freeware and file sharing sites. A large number of people visit these types of site every day and are not careful about what they click on so they are able to attack a very large amount of PC’s on a daily basis. The majority of people are not performing regular system scans. But this is not enough, you need expertise to fully kick it.
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Screenshot of Supreme Savings Adware
How to Remove the Adware Thing Without Coming Back?
To successfully remove the whole trace of this redirect thing that hide deep in your system, first of all you need to stop the running processes through the Task Manager. Next manually get rid of Supreme Savings browser hijacker from the registry editor. It will require better computer skills to do that. Any lack of experience could lead to unpredictable problems. Also, a backup of necessary files and programs is suggested if you don’t want to mess around with important data.
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the domain. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associating files and registry entries of Supreme Savings Redirect in Registry Editor as below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
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The first sign that the computer has been hit with this virus is the large amount of pop ups that will begin to appear. Also, it is important to always check the URL of the search engine, as the hackers are getting very cleaver in making the fake pages look like exact replicas of the real search engines. A simple URL verification can instantly let the user know if there is something wrong. If the Supreme Savings Adware virus is detected it is important to remove it right away, and doing it manually will make sure that all of the files are removed completely. By following the simple removal instructions the users computer can be free of this harmful attack quickly.
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Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on April 19, 2013 3:23 am