Asrv-a.akamaihd.net Popup hijacked my Firefox and it messed up my computer terribly. Every time I launched the Internet browser, I got lots of pop-up ads on the screen. I ran my antivirus, but I just found it unable to delete the hijacker infection entirely. Can I reinstall the target browser to save my computer? If not, how to get rid of the browser adware completely? Any help will be highly appreciated.
Asrv-a.akamaihd.net Popup is a risky browser adware that endangers worldwide computers terribly. It is a potentially unwanted program which users should delete it from the computer immediately. As the adware infection brings destructive damages to the computer. To illustrate, the browser hijacker changes the homepage, search engine and other browser settings at random. The hijacker displays a bogus start page with its own search system, attempting to trick net users into taking it as default homepage. While being affected, users will get many annoying pop-up ads, sponsored links and freeware downloads which fool you into browsing malicious content and purchasing unwanted things. The browser adware becomes an obstacle for users in that it forcibly redirects your specified web search results to other unwanted web pages. Consequently, users can’t seem to reach your favorite websites or search for whatever you like properly. Moreover, the adware may steal precious information from unknown users to enable remote hackers to perform illegal activities. In fact, the browser adware should not be left in the computer too long. To regain clean computer environment, users need to remove the adware infection from the computer completely soon.
Usually, the browser adware is released through network, and it is used by cyber hackers to deliver additional computer threats which can be adware, worms and malware. Some nasty ads-on, plug-ins and extensions may seek the loopholes of the system to install in the computer without any consent. Such a browser adware is the main cause of the slow computer performance and poor network environment. It triggers system stuck and constant freezes during users’ computer activities like playing games, surfing the net and launching large programs and so on. Further damages like system crash, blue screen error and system file missing issues may occur to the computer once users delay to deal with the adware infection entirely. In this situation, PC users should take measures to clean out the Asrv-a.akamaihd.net Popup entirely and promptly.
The Asrv-a.akamaihd.net Popup does not affect the computer alone, but it exploits the system vulnerabilities to deliver adware, worms and other computer threats to the contaminated system. Also, the risky browser hijacker may enable some unwanted freeware to install in the computer secretly. With the adware infection, the computer will perform weirdly and poorly. Actually, normal programs of the computer will be badly affected to get poor functions. Particularly, the firewall and antivirus will be blocked by the browser adware and fail to delete any computer infection properly. Since the adware infection changes itself daily, and it becomes difficult for antivirus to work out a latest version to deal with the infection timely. Thus, the adware must be removed immediately in a manual removal way.
Manual removal is basically suggested for advanced users, as it is quite complicated and difficult. PC users need to know better about how to reset browser settings, find out all additional ads-on, plug-ins and toolbar related to this hijacker infection, in order to wipe them out and deal with system files and registry entries etc. properly. Do not delete anything that you doubt whether it is a normal computer file or an infected one. To make it easier, please follow removal guide given here to deal with the hijacker virus effectively:
1. Open the Windows Task Manager
You can press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
If it does not work, Click the Start button, click the run option, type taskmgr and press OK. The Windows Task Manager should open.
2. In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of THE Redirect by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will end the process.
3. Press Windows+ R keys to pull up the Run box, and then search for regedit in Run. (Type regedit in the Open filed of Run, and click Ok)
*Note: Remember to back up beforehand.
4. Search for malicious system files and registry entries related to this Asrv-a.akamaihd.net Popup and wipe them out entirely.
PC users should remove the Asrv-a.akamaihd.net Popup infection from the computer immediately, as it is nothing reliable but risky computer infection. It is capable to mess up the computer and makes troubles during users’ web browsing tasks. Indeed, the adware typically redirects your favorite websites to non-beneficial web pages which pop up with numerous ads. It also causes the computer to have poor performance in almost every aspect, such as slow system speed, constant freezes and other unexpected damages. As designed, the hijacker infection attacks the antivirus to block its function. Thus, users should take steps to get rid of the browser hijacker in a manual removal way. If you don’t know what to do, please contact YooCare: PC experts 24/7 online will assist you to save the computer promptly.
Published by & last updated on April 2, 2014 10:49 pm