My security program scanned a browser virus yesterday. It is called Bliss Search Ads. It is reported on this morning. This happened this morning when I started my computer so that I could beginn my work. I don’t know how I got this adware because I just use my computer to watch a movie last night. Anyway, I think the antivirus program can’t delete it for some reason. Hope someone can give me a hand on removing this virus!
Bliss Search Ads is a useless adware which can access the damage of PC performance and intrusion of other freeware and malicious programs. The adware in your computer can also be used as a browser hijacker which will forcibily kidnap victim browser. It will change search engine and browser settings. The adware may also make a loophole for other malware or spyware to access the target user in a secret. It can be manually downloaded. However, it can also enter the computer system affected with the packaging of other applications, such as unknown source from freeware and suspicious sharing files. If it is installed on target computer, this adware can change Windows host file and infect all browsers to set as a legit ads provide. Some of the adware also can track the target PC user’s online activities to provide proper pop-up ads and business deals.
If adware have had enough time to stay in the target system, it would gradually expand the damage level because it has the certain rootkits to modified computer settings to hold the victim browser tight. It can analyze your computer’s database. As a result, it can reveal your private information on the infected machine. Your most recent online search related activities will be recorded. If you are not able to quickly remove the pop-up adware, it could be at risk for an unknown third party may steal your private data. To get rid of this pop-up browser, instead of running anti-virus software which may probably fail please remove it manually, manual removal is more helpful.
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.
*Bliss Search Ads 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 Bliss Search Ads.
This Bliss Search Ads pop-up is actually a browser hijacker and is categorized as a dangerous unwanted program. It can hijack your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) and disrupt their default settings. Whenever you want to go on the Internet, you will get a lot of random pop-up window on the webpage and many annoying ads. You will also be redirected to other unnecessary site, instead of your wanted search results. The browser hijacker pop-up is cheating all the online information you can provide and is misleading search engine a lot. You may be asked to download or buy certain program to protect your computer. But the fact is that you will get the program which are mostly malware or spyware that is designed for more money, more damage to your computer and more troubles. In a word, you need to remove it as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on June 24, 2014 4:36 am