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Dealing with the survey.2009.ws pop-ups is no fun. Furthermore, these irritating advertisements are also very tricky and dangerous. Do you know why your PC screen is now bombarded with commercials? Because, unfortunately, your computer is no longer infection-free. Some adware-type pest or a PUP is causing the pop-ups. Yes, that means your PC got infected behind your back. In the world of cyber parasites, though, this is quite a common scenario. Adware is notoriously sneaky. Immediately after it lands on board, the virus starts wreaking havoc. For starters, your default browser settings get changed. This is why they start generating the infamous survey.2009.ws pop-ups. Now, what you must know is that survey.2009.ws is just a website. It’s a questionable advertising platform used to spread spam. However, that thing isn’t a virus. The virus has already been downloaded and is currently harassing you. You will notice a brand new (malicious) browser extension. It was added by the parasite to inject your browsers with ads. As a result, you cannot get rid of the survey.2009.ws pop-ups. We’re talking price comparisons, “best prices”, various product deals in various shapes, coupons, discounts. In this never-ending pile of web links surfing the Internet becomes practically impossible. The adware/PUP has a very simple goal. By redirecting you, this program generates web traffic to some particular websites. This is how hackers gain profit. The problem is, crooks’ illegitimate revenue comes straight at your expense. The survey.2009.ws pop-ups aren’t trustworthy. Being sponsored, they might be leading you to all kinds of pages. What matters here is the fact hackers make money. Your security isn’t part of the picture so make no mistake. Clicking ANY commercial brought to you by a virus would be a terrible idea and you know it. Hence, stay away from all coupons and other misleading web links this program displays. You should also keep in mind this infection jeopardizes your privacy. Since the moment it gets installed, it begins to collect browsing-related data. That includes passwords, usernames, browsing history, etc. It might include bank account information, though. If you’re especially unlucky, this virus may cause numerous privacy issues. Do not take any chances with the parasite and get rid of it ASAP.
How did I get infected with?
As we mentioned, adware-type programs are very stealthy. More often than not, these infections land on board in complete and utter silence. Don’t be too hard on yourself. However, make sure you never have to deal with cyber parasites again. To protect your safety, you have to be cautious online. For instance, when installing bundled software, take your time. This is actually among the most popular and effective distribution techniques out there. Unless you spot the intruder, you end up infecting you own PC. It’s crystal clear that preventing it is much easier than having to remove a virus afterwards. Opt for the Advanced or Custom option in the Setup Wizard. This will allow you to be in complete control of the installation process. Another rule of thumb for the future – check out the Terms and Conditions. Same piece of advice goes for the EULA (End User License Agreement). You should be aware what you end up accepting, don’t you think? Skipping installation steps exposes you to threats. To prevent malware installation, always be careful online. Last but not least, restrain yourself from clicking spam messages and emails. Remember, the Web is full of nasty programs that must be avoided.
Why are these ads dangerous?
At the least, these pop-ups will waste your time. Dealing with useless commercials on a regular basis is indeed time-consuming. It is also dangerous. As we already mentioned, the survey.2009.ws pop-ups only have one goal. They are intending to help cyber criminals gain illegitimate revenue online. Keep in mind that some of these commercials are malicious. Are you willing to risk it? If not, stay away from these seemingly attractive and seemingly safe ads. The parasite also stubbornly redirects you. Its presence on board leads to an overall slow PC performance. Your overwhelmed browsers now crash and/or freeze. Your PC screen is constantly covered with sponsored, dangerous commercials. Your private life online is no longer private. You see, there’s absolutely no reason to tolerate this program’s shenanigans. To delete it manually, please follow our detailed removal guide down below.
How Can I Remove Survey.2009.ws Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Survey.2009.ws 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 : Uninstall Survey.2009.ws from Your Computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the Survey.2009.ws program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove Survey.2009.ws from Chrome, Firefox or IE
Remove from Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
- Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
- If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
- If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
- go to settings – Add person
- choose a preferred name.
- then go back and remove person 1
- Chrome should be malware free now
Remove from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable and remove any unknown add on
- Open the Firefox’s Help Menu
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Remove from Internet Explorer
- Open IE
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions
- Disable any suspicious extension.
- If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
- On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
- Click on Internet options
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.
- Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset
- Close IE
Permanently Remove Survey.2009.ws Leftovers
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.