My computer is infected by Browsers+ App+ Pro+ Ads. I don’t know when and how the computer gets infected. I tried everything to get rid of it but no luck. The antivirus program is unable to deal with it too. When I try to run a program, visit a website or open a file as usual, the computer displays something that I don’t want. How to remove the virus? Any suggestion is highly appreciated.
Browsers+ App+ Pro+ Ads is a threatening adware program which is designed by cyber criminals to invade targeted computers and perform some malicious activities. Once executed on targeted computer, all the browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome can be hijacked, and the computer would encounter a slow performance. Your browser can’t perform well as usual since some functions of the browser have been changed by the adware. It will redirect you to some unwanted websites frequently and many annoying things will pop up. Typically, restarting the computer takes less than a minute, but you may need to wait about 10 minutes when you boot your infected computer. And it is capable to damages the system, corrupt files and display false ads on the screen. System crash will occur and you will lose your data if you let it stay in the computer for a long time. What is more, cyber criminals are able to track your online record, the contents of the files you are reading and the account password by taking control of the targeted computer remotely. No doubt that the adware is a high risk to the safety of your privacy information.
Once Browsers+ App+ Pro+ Ads is installed, you will find that your browsers are flooded with tons of commercial ads pointing you to click them. The adware designer’s ultimate aim is to get pay-per-click revenue and boost advertising. This dangerous adware virus can change your default DNS configuration and block you from visiting the websites you want. So you will keep receiving false information when you go online after your computer is compromised. Generally, antivirus program is used to protect the computer from potential viruses or spyware. So you may be confused about why your antivirus program is able to detect it but unable to deal with it. That is because it has the capacity to root deeply in the computer system and antivirus programs cannot find all its components. Thus, if you want to protect your computer, you should remove it as soon as possible.
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.
Browsers+ App+ Pro+ Ads 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 Browsers+ App+ Pro+ Ads 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 Browsers+ App+ Pro+ Ads manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
Users may get Browsers+ App+ Pro+ Ads from the free sharing files and free media downloaded from many unknown resources. It can also disguise itself as a friendly application to trap the user to download manually. You computer will face many potential threats as it can bring other malware or spyware to your computer. As a result, the reaction speed of the infected computer is slower than usual time and your work efficiency will be affected seriously on the computer. Furthermore, cyber criminals are able to access your computer remotely to collect your personal information furtively. Therefore, you should get rid of it as quickly as possible.
Note: If you are not a computer expert and have no idea how to perform the removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on October 1, 2014 3:11 am