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If the website keeps popping up on your screen, the news is bad. This unusual browser behavior is triggered by a parasite. Somewhere in the corners of your OS, an adware invader lurks. Do not panic! The intruder is not a virus. It cannot corrupt your entire OS. The parasite targets your web browsers. Chrome, Firefox, Edge. There is no immune program. The adware infects your favorite browsers and throws you into a whirlwind of annoying adverts. The appearance of the ads is just the beginning. The adware is an aggressive ad-generating menace. It inserts dozens and dozens of banners on every website you visit. No ad-blocking tool is powerful enough to stop it. The parasite drowns its victims in pop-ups and notifications. It turns random text into hyperlinks. It even dares open third-party websites in new tabs. Do you think that ends well? Of course, it doesn’t! The adware has no filters nor security mechanisms. Its interruptions may get you in awkward situations at best. At worst, they redirect you to dangerous websites. Do not discard the adware as a mere annoyance. This invader is very hazardous. It threatens to lure you into online traps. Don’t test your luck! Heed the experts’ advice: as soon as the ads pop up, take action. Find where the adware lurks and delete it upon detection! Clean your OS the first chance you get. The sooner, the better!


How did I get infected with?

The ads pop up by courtesy of adware. As for the parasite, it sneaks into your OS through deception. The parasite lures its victims into installing it. This deceitful menace lurks behind freeware, fake updates, corrupted links, spam messages. It hides in the shadows and attacks when you least expect it. The adware infects your system when you throw caution to the wind. Do not make that mistakable. No anti-virus app can protect you if you give into naivety. Only your actions can keep your PC infection-free. Even a little extra caution can spare you an avalanche of problems. So, don’t be lazy. Always take the time to do your due diligence! Don’t visit questionable websites. Download software and updates from reliable sources only. When installing an app, pay attention to the setup process. Forget about the “Next-Next-Finish” installation strategy. If available, use the advanced/manual setup option. Make sure you know what you install. Read the terms and conditions before you agree to them. If you cannot spare enough time to go through the whole document, scan it with an online EULA analyzer. Opt out of the installation if you notice anything suspicious!

Why is this dangerous?

There is no such thing as safe adware. And the parasite behind the ads is not an exception. This intruder not only ruins your browsing experience but also endangers your privacy. The sneaky adware doesn’t flood you with random ads. No, it studies your browsing habits and uses the gathered data as a base for ad targeting. The parasite spies on you from day one. It monitors your every online step. What websites you visit, what videos you watch, what search queries you make. The Incognito mode cannot hide you. The adware knows everything! And when it deems it has enough data, it proceeds to share the information with its publisher. Do not put up with this! The collected information may seem insignificant. Some pieces of data, however (your search queries, for example), may contain sensitive personal and financial details. Don’t take unnecessary risks. The adware cannot benefit your user experience. Everything “Powered by” is unreliable and potentially dangerous. Your best course of action is the immediate removal of the intruder. Delete the adware ASAP!

How to Remove virus

The infection is specifically designed to make money to its creators one way or another. The specialists from various antivirus companies like Bitdefender, Kaspersky, Norton, Avast, ESET, etc. advise that there is no harmless virus.

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Track down in the computer memory

STEP 2: Locate startup location

STEP 3: Delete traces from Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer

STEP 4: Undo the damage done by the virus

STEP 1: Track down in the computer memory

  • Open your Task Manager by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys simultaneously
  • Carefully review all processes and stop the suspicious ones.


  • Write down the file location for later reference.

Step 2: Locate startup location

Reveal Hidden Files

  • Open any folder
  • Click on “Organize” button
  • Choose “Folder and Search Options”
  • Select the “View” tab
  • Select “Show hidden files and folders” option
  • Uncheck “Hide protected operating system files”
  • Click “Apply” and “OK” button

Clean virus from the windows registry

  • Once the operating system loads press simultaneously the Windows Logo Button and the R key.


  • A dialog box should open. Type “Regedit”


Depending on your OS (x86 or x64) navigate to:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] or
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] or

  • and delete the display Name: [RANDOM]

delete backgroundcontainer

  • Then open your explorer and navigate to: %appdata% folder and delete the malicious executable.

Clean your HOSTS file to avoid unwanted browser redirection

Navigate to %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/host

If you are hacked, there will be foreign IPs addresses connected to you at the bottom. Take a look below:


STEP 3 : Clean traces from Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer

  • Open Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools then Extensions
  • Remove the by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

disable from chrome

  • Open Mozilla Firefox

  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable the unwanted Extension
  • Go to Help
  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

remove from firefox

  • Open Internet Explorer

  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Click on Internet options
  • go to Toolbars and Extensions and disable the unknown extensions
  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset

remove from ie

  • Restart Internet Explorer

Step 4: Undo the damage done by

This particular Virus may alter your DNS settings.

Attention! this can break your internet connection. Before you change your DNS settings to use Google Public DNS for, be sure to write down the current server addresses on a piece of paper.

To fix the damage done by the virus you need to do the following.

  • Click the Windows Start button to open the Start Menu, type control panel in the search box and select Control Panel in the results displayed above.
  • go to Network and Internet
  • then Network and Sharing Center
  • then Change Adapter Settings
  • Right-click on your active internet connection and click properties. Under the Networking tab, find Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). Left click on it and then click on properties. Both options should be automatic! By default it should be set to “Obtain an IP address automatically” and the second one to “Obtain DNS server address automatically!” If they are not just change them, however if you are part of a domain network you should contact your Domain Administrator to set these settings, otherwise the internet connection will break!!!

You must clean all your browser shortcuts as well. To do that you need to

  • Right click on the shortcut of your favorite browser and then select properties.


  • in the target field remove argument and then apply the changes.
  • Repeat that with the shortcuts of your other browsers.
  • Check your scheduled tasks to make sure the virus will not download itself again.

How to Permanently Remove Virus (automatic) Removal Guide

Please, have in mind that once you are infected with a single virus, it compromises your system and let all doors wide open for many other infections. To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify possible registry leftovers or temporary files.

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