My computer has become super slow ever since Adware.viewplay is in. CPU usage is upwards of 90%. and the fan is blowing hard. Despite the processes not registering very high at all. Some at like 4 or 5 and firefox being around 20-25. Is something taking over in the background? I ran malwarebytes and got rid of about 50 things but its still acting the same.
Adware.viewplay is an adware threat that may be spread over the world via advertisement online and social communication over the net through many insecure free downloading. Once being installed in the computer system, it can change the default browser settings in silence. It can replace the default startup page, search engine providers and suspicious websites which may earn profit. If you click on ads it provides, it can make use of the clicking to increase website traffic. It generates and displays pop-up window of advertising, discount coupons and sponsored links in search results after this adware took over your original search engine. Adware can collect search keyword, analyze sensitive data on the victim computer and transfer to the third party provides. Adware can be installed to the computer as an additional application which bundled in malicious software. PC user who gives permission to install any unknown application, he may also agree to install adware on his computer system.
Once you give it a chance to get into your computer, you will be redirected to a specified homepage which may have some virus hidden in it. This will give some viruses a chance to get into your computer and change the default home page you or default toolbar. It can also provide a malicious search engine which provides good search result with bad. We strongly recommend that you should adhere to the previous search engine, do not use any unknown engine in case it is not safe. And it is so stubborn.
In this case, when you’re looking for effective uninstall program from the Internet, it may fail. It changes the important settings to keep away from removal. In this circumstance, you need to use manual removal to completely get rid of it.
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.
*Adware.viewplay 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 Adware.viewplay.
Adware.viewplay is a browser adware platform aiming at advertising product which can provide many pop-up ads on the victim browser. It is targeted at many famous browsers such as Google browser, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. If adware is displaying advertising banners on the victim browser when you are browsing the Webpage, it means that adware or malicious programs have penetrated into your computer system. If you want to stop many pop-up ads and unwanted plugin from this adware on the victim browser, tools may fail. manual removal is a very good instructions to get rid of it.
Published by & last updated on May 30, 2014 10:49 pm