Oct 3, 2013

How to Remove iPumper Toolbar Virus

How can I remove iPumper toolbar from my Internet Explorer? I get this toolbar on my browser after I install a free music program. Now my computer becomes very bad, what is more, my Internet speed is quite slow as well after this toolbar has taken over my IE. I try to uninstall this toolbar on control panel, but iPumper toolbar is still on my browser. How can I get rid of this toolbar from my PC? Will reset the browser work? Any help will be appreciated.

What is iPumper Toolbar Redirect Virus :

As a browser hijack redirect, iPumper toolbar can target on all the browser like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and other browses. This virus can take over the browser for malicious purpose, usually iPumper toolbar will be attached to some programs especially free programs, once the victims download and install these programs, iPumper toolbar will be able to get into the infected PC without victims’ permission. Some victims may not even notice this toolbar at all. It cheats the victims by acting as a real and useful toolbar, but iPumper toolbar can’t do anything good to the infected computer. The victims should remove it to keep the infected PC safe.

In general, iPumper toolbar can modify the system settings on the infected PC especially the Internet settings. Some victims may lose their homepage and default browsers due to this browser hijack redirect. It can also create add-on on the problematic browser, once the victims click on these add-on, they may be redirected to other malicious webpages. Stop being naive, if you search something by this iPumper toolbar, it may provide irrelevant website as result, this iPumper toolbar can cause damage on the infected PC if the victims just ignore it, it is strongly suggested that the victims should remove this iPumper toolbar completely before it causes further damage on the infected PC.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

The Screen Shot of the iPumper Toolbar Redirect


Symptoms of Infection:

1. Your computer performs slower and slower.

2. You need to wait a long time while opening a webpage and your browser runs much slower than before.

3. You are always redirected to some malicious websites.

4. The harmful redirect virus also causes poor Internet connection and system to crash frequently.

5. You will get many advertisement windows when you are surfing online.

Manual Removal Guides:

This redirect virus is a high-risk browser hijacker which will change the homepage and browser settings, and redirect your web search results to random sites containing lots of illegal advertisements and even Trojans, rootkit or other malware viruses. Anti-virus software cannot identify this computer threat accurately and timely or remove it permanently. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to uninstall it completely from your computer. Users can follow the manual guide here to have this virus removed instantly.

1. Clean cookies

* Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

* Firefox:Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

* Opera:Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

2. Clean add-ons and extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons

(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard

(3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

* Firefox:

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files

First, you need to show all hidden files so that you can fully check the files related to Redirect Virus.

(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link

(3). Click on the Folder Options link

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

4. Delete Virus Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries through Registry Edit

Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:

%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random letters}\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~dll
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ‘1’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ‘0’

(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:


This iPumper toolbar is a high-risk toolbar which is created by the hijackers to collect information from the infected PC and victims. This iPumper toolbar can let the infected machine stay in an extreme dangerous situation, not only can iPumper toolbar slow down the whole PC but also can download other virus from the Internet. That is the reason some victims get other virus infection on the same PC. What is worst, the hijackers may have the ability to invade the infected system to view and steal the information. The security program can be closed due to this nasty browser hijack redirect virus. Anyway, iPumper toolbar is a malicious process that the victims should pay attention and remove it completely.

If you are not sure which files are related to malware, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on October 3, 2013 2:58 am

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