Have your computer received many ads online recently? Is it caused by virus? Or is it caused by browser adware or malware? Is it hijacking your browser? Is it a safe program to use? How can you get rid of it completely? Do you know an effective way to remove it completely?
Although providing attractive content on the pop-ups, Ads.adk2.com pop-ups is also called a hateful browser hijacker even if it does not block your computer or is just displaying uncountable popping up advertisements when you are viewing webpage. Computer users are very familiar with pop-ups. It is shown on the viewing webpage with alluring messages and attractive promotion. Often this kind of web advertisements is mainly use for product promotion. But some of the popups main contain viruses. Hackers would also put Trojan horses or some nasty malware behind annoying pop-ups. Once you click on the picture, the virus would seize the chance to get into your computer. Unwanted ads can be called as a browser extension which can change browser settings to display its ads because usually browser settings would block several malicious pop-ups. It may display some attractive discounts or attractive product suits.
Once you give it a try, you will be redirected to a specific page and there may be several viruses hidden behind that page. This would also change your default homepage or default toolbar. It may also provide a search engine for online shopping products. We strongly recommend that you should stick to your preferable usage of the search engine, do not use any unknown engine. In this case, when you search for product discount through this scheme, the popular UPS and advertising will continue to show on your screen. Even if you try to uninstall program from browser settings, it is still there. It has changed the important settings to refuse removal. Under this circumstance, you need to use manual removal to get rid of it completely.
The search engine such as Google or Yahoo will be redirected to its domain and your homepage will be modified to unknown resources. Your computer is responding slowly in every process and the responding process makes you feel like it stuck. You will be annoyed about the budges of pop-ups and adware that accompany with it. You have to wait for more time than usual while opening a new webpage on the infected browser because it takes more time to load process. You are always being redirected to some unsafe links or malicious websites.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1 Clear all the cookies of the affected browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
2 Remove all the add-ons and extensions.
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions
(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Settings → Click Manage Add-ons
(2). Click Programs tab → Click Manage Add-ons → Disable all the suspicious add-ons.
（1）. Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4 stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
*Ads.adk2.com Pop-ups 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, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware virus. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify the 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). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Ads.adk2.com Pop-ups.
Ads.adk2.com pop-ups is an advertising platform which provide excessive pop-up ads on the victim browser. It is targeted at many famous browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. If the Ads.adk2.com pop-ups began to display ads when you are browsing Webpage, it might means that adware or malicious programs have already penetrated into your computer system. If you want to block numerous pop-up ads from ads.adk2.com and unneeded plug-in it brings to your browser but tools are failed, manual removal is a good instruction to get rid of it and its entire thing permanently. And you need to be careful when removing virus in some important places such as system registry or hidden files.
If you still find it hard to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooCare: PC experts 24/7 online will offer you the most effective tech support to remove infection completely.
Published by & last updated on January 26, 2014 12:14 pm