If a pop up appears asking you to click ok to install this software in a flash, is it safe to continue? Can you trust it? What is this pop up made for? If you click on it, will it bring in viruses as well? If you don’t know what to do to protect your computer, read this post which can tell you more details about Pop ups.
‘Install This Software in a Flash’ Pop-Up is a fake alert pop up occurs on many kind of web browser and it cannot stop not matter what search engine or what homepage you were using to prevent break through. This pop up is set to break into target computer directly without shocking any protection in your computer. Protection usually doesn’t take defense since fake alert shows no virus features. It would makes nasty rogue updating pop up more difficult to prevent or be found. And this would also confuse many PC starts of whether their PCs get infected or not. So experts are always have negative comments about fake alert pop ups. It is subtle, deceptive and confusing to both PC users and antivirus programs. It is hard to find out if the pop up alert is from legitimate companies or hackers. So we usually recommend user that click links carefully.
If you see a popup web site says, “Please install Flash player update (recommended)” or “Install This Software in a Flash” or “Please install iLivid to download videos faster (Recommended)” then your computer may be infected with malware or harmful programs. Removal is required when any of these alerts pops up because your online activities are disturbed and you might not be able to use your computer correctly. This infection is designed specifically to make money via online scam or executive bad intention. Some dangerous pop up might also contains fake antivirus or Trojan virus. It makes money by leading you to other suspicious web sites, taking you to sponsored domain to generate more network traffic, collect your information for sales leads and displaying ads and sponsored links on your Webpage. We suggest that you need to get rid of this pop up as soon as possible before it makes more chaos.
“Please install iLivid to download videos faster (Recommended)” message is displayed by this ‘Install this Software in a Flash’
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.
‘Install This Software in a Flash’ allow cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without noticed and disables executable program and cause system crash. It changes important computer settings to allow remote control from cyber criminals. It will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. It accesses your data, your tabs and browsing activity on all websites and is able to cause system crash and disable your executable programs. Meanwhile, it drops some other threats including malware, adware parasites and spyware into your computer.
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. Restart the infected computer into safe mode with networking
Guides in Windows 8
(1). Sign out to get log-in screen
(2). Keep pressing shift and click select restart at the same time.
(3). It brings you to ‘Choose An Option’ screen. Choose ‘troubleshoot’.
(4). Click on ‘Advance Options’
(5). Click on ‘Startup Settings’
(6). Click on ‘Restart’
(7). Choose ‘Enable safe mode with networking’
Then you can get into safe mode with networking in Windows 8
2 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”
3 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.
4. 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.
5 stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
6. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
*‘Install This Software in a Flash’ is a high-risk pop up 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 XX.
‘Install This Software in a Flash’ Pop-Up is a fake program which is set to get installed in your computer quickly by deceiving user to believe that having the problem it recommended in your computer would help you finish downloading software in a moment. It is a fake alerts! It would never install latest flash player or fast downloading tool. To be aware, it can be used to install adware or harmful potentially unwanted programs (PUP) on victim PC. If a pop-up message said “Install This Software in a Flash”. Don’t trust it. Downloading speed always depends on your band width. This alert is displayed in the computer system, in the surfing webpage, in the infected browser you are using. If you want to get rid of ‘Install This Software in a Flash’ Pop-Up, we suggest you to close the current window and use manual removal to remove it completely
Published by & last updated on March 12, 2014 2:36 am