Adware Removal

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Do you see adverts signed by Do you feel like drowning in a sea of commercials? We know how you feel. Unfortunately, we have bad news for you. Your computer is no longer infection free. You have a nasty adware on board. This parasite is programmed to generate revenue via pay-per-click marketing. Every time you click on an ad provided by the adware, its owners will get paid. And so, they programmed the malicious app to bombard its victims with advertisements. Numerous advertisements!  This parasite can ruin your browsing experience in seconds. It injects banners, hyperlinks and in-text ads on every web page you open. It can also redirect your web traffic to sponsored pages. You will hate the experience. When you get used to the ads, the adware will surprise you with something new. With each passing day, this utility gets more and more aggressive. It will start to pause your online videos for commercial breaks. Websites that used to be ad-free will be heavy on coupons, discounts and “great” deals. Your browser will struggle to display any web content correctly. It will start to freeze and crash frequently. The adware causes only troubles. The more time it spends on your device, the more issues will it cause. Don’t let it ruin your browsing experience. This parasite is removable. Provided you act promptly, you can delete it with ease. For manual removal, please, scroll down to our detailed removal guide. If you prefer automated solutions, use a trustworthy anti-virus app. Choose your removal method and act! The sooner, the better!


How did I get infected with?

The adware uses a lot of trickery. This parasite hides in software bundles, torrents, and fake software updates. If you are careless, you may install the parasite unintentionally. Be very careful what you are giving your approval to. The internet is a dangerous place. It is not just the adware, other, much more dangerous parasites, use the same technique to travel the web. Learn your lessons. Download your software from reliable sources only. Whenever you are installing a program, pay close attention to the fine print. Developers often attach “extras” to the payload files of their programs. These extras, more often than not, are malicious. Make sure you know what you are approving on your computer. If you are offered an Advanced/Custom installation option, by all means, select it. Before you click that “Accept” button, read the Terms and Conditions/End User License Agreement (EULA). If you spot anything out of the ordinary, abort the installation immediately.

Why is this dangerous?

The adware is extremely annoying. It injects ads on every web page you open, redirects your web browser and pauses your online videos. This utility can ruin your browsing experience in seconds. If you don’t take immediate action against it, there will be serious consequences. The adware spies on its victims. It collects data about your online habits. This information is used for better ad-targeting. Thus, if you enter “sneakers” into some search engine, you will see commercials for sports shoes. Everything sounds great in theory. Yet, there is a catch. The collected data is stored on a remote server. Anyone who uses the adware as an advertising platform can access this information. The thing is, anyone willing to spend some money can use the adware and its resources. All sorts of crooks can use the collected information to target you with customized campaigns. Be prepared. You will see irresistible adverts. Keep in mind that appearances deceive. If an offer looks too good to be true, it probably isn’t. With the adware on board, you are far more likely to be redirected to bogus and infected websites than to legitimate ones. The adware is exposing you to numerous online threats. This parasite is a breach of your security.

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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