How do I stop the pop-up asking me to update my flash player even though it has already been updated to the latest version? Well, I believe my computer was infected by some viruses but my scanner cannot find it. Every time I was browsing online, it took me to Lpmxp2031.com and will not allow me to close the page, and I always get a lot of pop-up ads about coupon and deals which are quite annoying and disturbing on a daily basis. I don’t know what to do now. Please help me to get rid of them!!!
Lpmxp2031.com is a misleading pop-up message that refers to malicious browser hijacker, adware or PUPs (as known as Potentially Unwanted Programs). It can appear on any of your browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome without your approval. This pop up is extremely annoying because it can be displayed unexpectedly during your browsing session and gives you a lot of inconvenience. Now there are many similar pop-ups like Lpcloudsvr203.com, Delivery67.com and Lpcloudbox412.com on the Internet, all of them are designed with the same goal – distribute malware or potentially unwanted program by showing annoying ads and then get affiliated money. This hijacker can fully take over your web browser, redirect you to web pages you don’t want and change your browser settings without asking for your permission. When it is downloaded, it could exploit different types of web sites or pages to advertise numbers of sponsored links and promote affiliate program to make money from the Internet. It compromises your browser and aims on showing you various warning alerts, pop-up-windows and other similar stuff.
Many computer users may wonder why their computers get hijacked because they already installed antivirus programs. Actually, for this browser hijacker, it doesn’t belong to computer viruses so antivirus cannot pick it up. However, browser hijacking is not a small issue, and the hijacker is hard to be removed from the computer. If your machine is compromised by this threat, you may receive numerous annoying ads whenever you browse online, and your web browser may start directing you to Lpmxp2031.com again and again. You can see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements out of nowhere but you cannot find a way to get rid of them. As mentioned above, Lpmxp2031.com pop up only leaves you inconvenience and annoyance, it cannot stay in your computer any longer and should be removed as soon as possible.
Browser hijacker infection like Lpmxp2031.com pop-up may enter your system as an add-on for your browser or bundled-up with some free software. Most of time, it can be downloaded from a website you visited, something you clicked on, or a pop-up that you did not request to view. You may not even know when and how you download this browser hijacker which compromises your internet security until you find your computer is fully messed up. A hijack virus is a type of computer virus known for its ability to disrupt your Internet browsing. It can redirect your Internet searches to random sites, disallow you from visiting certain Web sites, and change your Internet home page. In addition, it is able to slow your computer, decrease your available memory, and flood your computer with popup advertisements. When you detect the presence of such malicious hijacker, a complete removal is needed without any hesitation.
1. It can not only change your web pages, but also alter other settings to add toolbars, pop-up advertisements, and bookmarks that you did not create.
2. It can modify the homepage settings of your web browser, more commonly by reducing your internet security options. And the worse thing is it prevents you from changing them back.
3. New toolbars or Favorites are installed that give you icons and links to web pages that you don’t want.
4. It may block you from visiting certain website you’d like to visit and show an error page instead.
5. It will display constant pop-up ads, sometimes in such large amounts that you are not able to close neither the ads nor the browser.
Lpmxp2031.com redirect hijacks your browser to redirect your web search results and changes the homepage and browser settings. To completely uninstall it from an infected system, manual removal is the first choice because sometimes antivirus software cannot pick up the exact computer threat timely or remove it permanently. Now most browser hijackers are quite similar to spyware and adware threats and therefore cannot be removed with the help of popular antivirus products. Users can follow the manual guide here to get rid of this browser hijacker completely.
1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies” button
2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Lpmxp2031.com hijacking malware is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Remove all the malicious files related to Lpmxp2031.com Pop-up manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
If you open the Internet browser and notice that your home page is completely different, or it keeps showing you Lpmxp2031.com pop-up ads, you may be a victim of a browser hijacker threat. Browser hijacking is another scam that is created and managed by online criminals. It can compromise your web browser and change your default search engine and homepage. Besides, it keeps forcing users to visit irrelevant pages again and again and prevents them from going the web page they really want. Lpmxp2031.com pop-up can not only interrupt your browsing experience, but also can violate your privacy. While it is running, it can collect the terms of your search queries, record your browsing history and monitor your online activities. Those collected information could also be sent to hackers for illegal use. Hence, it is necessary to get rid of browser hijacking malware from the computer.
Published by & last updated on July 20, 2014 9:48 pm