Does your computer infected with Adware generic5.RQU? Are you getting many fake security pop-ups and warnings? And does your computer working really slow? Don’t worry, from this post you will learn to how to remove it safely and completely.
Adware generic5.RQU is an adware program that displays annoying pop-up advertisements related to the victim’s browsing habits and requirements on the screen of the targeted computer. These pop-up advertisements has link that will take you to the site. Most of those sites are infective and very harmful. These adware infection will show you pop up messages based on your surfing habits and requirements. It can also download other malicious program such as Adware:Win32 to the system without your permission. What’s worse, it keeps track of your online activities and after installing on the vulnerable Window computer, it will steals the computer user’s personal data and information and sends it to remote attackers.
All in all, you have to remove it as soon as possible. Otherwise, Adware generic5.RQU will automatically download other malware such as Australian Federal Police Ukash virus, US department of justice virus etc. without your confirmation in order to corrupt your system. And it creates backdoor for intended hackers who will be able to control your computer and steal your important information such as private data and banking details. It will make your computer become more and more compromised. Therefore, it must be removed without any delay once upon detection.
It will change your registry settings and other important windows system files.
It can slow down your system and mess up your browser gradually.
It always constantly happens that your system has errors somewhere..
It is capable of downloading other malicious programs, creating a backdoor in your PC security and creating advertisements.
Step 1: Open Task Manager and end the malicious processes related to this virus
Use the following key combination: press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC to open the Windows Task Manager.
Select “Processes” tab on the Windows Task Manager in order to view active processes. Find a malicious process by its name, select it and click the “End process” button to terminate it.
(Note: The name of the infected process can change randomly so that it can pretend as a legitimate process and escape from the detection of your antivirus programs. If you cannot figure out which one is the malicious process related to the virus, you can contact YooCare Online Expert for help.)
Step2. a. Show all the hidden files and then clear infected files creating by this pesky virus:
To show hidden files, just click on the Organize button in any folder, and then select “Folder and Search Options” from the menu.
Click the View tab, and then you should select “Show hidden files and folders” in the list.
Just select that, and click OK.
b. Delete the associated files of this threat as follow:
Step3. Delete all the malicious registry entries in Registry Editor
Click the Start menu
Type “regedit” and click Ok.
Once the Registry Editor is opened, find out the following registry entries and then delete them:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
Adware generic5.RQU is a malicious spyware virus which uses malignant tricks to download malicious malware from the Internet. It will interrupt you with annoying pop-up ads for adult or other objectionable web sites. Generally speaking, it infiltrates your computer sneakingly with the use of security exploits beyond your approval. Once access, it can control programs that may run on the affected computer and it will not allow security programs to initiate. Adware generic5.RQU even has the ability to redirect the user to unwanted websites while it blocks them from accessing legitimate websites. Therefore, it is suggested users to remove this pesky virus as soon as possible.
Special Tips: It is strongly recommended to remove this virus manually with expertise, because any mistake due to lacking of computer knowledge could lead to more damages till system goes crash down. And if you still cannot successfully get rid of this virus by the above instructions, please contact YooCare 24/7 Online Expert now for a fast and professional help.
Published by Vinson J.Porche, last updated on June 7, 2013 2:49 am | How to Guides