Is Nationalconsumercenter.com a scam site? It pops up a window asking me to complete survey to win the prize. Is it trust worth? Should I click yes? It keeps popping up while I am getting online. Does anyone know how to delete it?
Nationalconsumercenter.com Hijacker is a kind of browser hijacker that pops up suddenly while viewing webpage and says that you qualify for the prize of your choice! Click yes to continue. On the second page it says select your price! The prize is iPad 3 Retina, 150 dollars visa gift card or iPhone 5s. Pretending to be a surprised prize, it phish you for your email or phone number so that it can charge you on sms or promote unwanted ads and sell that important info to 3rd parties which will fill you with junk messages. It has some promoting the link below and attractive advertising words in the search box, to attract people to click on it. And it is still able to deceive innocent people to use its services, because the popped up message seems alluring. Your PC becomes an unsafe area because other threats can access to the victim PC easily with loophole(s) in security protection because once settled, it change the default setting without any notice or permission so that it can open loopholes secretly.
If you find that it has seriously affected your daily life and you cannot use the victim browser properly, delete it rapidly before it changes your custom settings and brings in other threats to destroy your computer. Some of the victims may not be able to be very familiar with browser hijacker and will consider that there is no to get way out of this nasty malware because they may try many tools to remove suspicious files in the victim computer to use the browser as properly as before, but scans showed no dangerous and the tool they downloaded cannot completely eliminate threats. Although hijackers are often stubborn and bring lots of troubles to victim user, it is still not categorized as PC virus. So antivirus cannot detect their traits, not to mention deleting it. An effective way to delete it completely is manual removal.
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.
*Nationalconsumercenter.com 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 Nationalconsumercenter.com.
Nationalconsumercenter.com Hijacker is an annoying program. You are prohibited to visit the wanted site or set it as the default home page or favourites. No matter how much you try to reset the default settings, it would restore to the old on when you re-open the bad browser to stop you from changing original user favour and safe network settings back. Apart from the need to get your information, constantly pop up have been released to interrupt your online activity. These popular ads contain numerous advertisements which is used mainly for promoting. Soon you will find that your browser is not safe and the network connection is not stable any more. All these troubles is brought by browser hijacker. This threat should be removed and the problem must be fixed as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on February 15, 2014 9:37 pm