What is Ads by JSFeed? Recently I have found that my computer has become very slow. And whenever I surf the internet, tons of pops up are displaying. I have a well-known antivirus program installed on the computer and I believe it is able to protect my computer from any cyber threat. Actually when I saw the antivirus program reported that the computer was infected with this adware. I felt very surprised. Why antivirus program cannot delete it? Is there any way to completely deal with the nasty infection? The answer is positive. You can get your answer below.
Ads by JSFeed is classified as unwanted adware that is widely spreading on the internet. It disguises itself so well that you may think it is a friendly application at the first sight. Don’t be tricked by it. Once entered the computer , it keeps displaying pop-up ads on web pages when you go online. These ads may contain various coupons and deals, claiming to save your time and money. Actually it is only a kind of hazardous adware. And the infection can change the browser settings or default toolbar to control your browser without your permission. In most cases, when you are visiting online shopping store, it will place ads, coupons on any web-page you visit. And cyber criminals will be able to gather useful information by tracking the browser cookies and installing keyloggers. Their goal is to earn revenue by flooding you with precise advertisements and sponsored links which is absolutely useless.
Ads by JSFeed can dive into your computer secretly if you visit a malicious website, open a spam email attachment or download a malware onto your computer. Your computer will encounter a degraded performance as it brings lots of malicious files to the computer and eat up a large part of system space. It may also remove or modify your files and corrupt more and more important things stored in the computer if you indulge it for a long time. And you can’t use some legal programs in your computer as usual. In addition, it also has the ability to bundle with other malicious viruses including spyware and keyboard recorder to mess up the computer together. In this case, what you need to do is to get rid of it as early as possible before it further damages your system.
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.
Ads by JSFeed 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 Ads by JSFeed adware 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 Ads by JSFeed hijacker manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
Once Ads by JSFeed installed on your computer successfully, it is able to modify system registry settings and files at once. Many strange things will pop up constantly to interrupt you when you are going online. When your computer is infected with the adware, you will suffer many unpleasant experiences like getting slow performance as well as some more potentially threats as it can help other malware or spyware get into your computer. What is worse, it can bypass many antivirus programs to escape the scan and removal. It is really annoying for many computer users. Therefore, the manual removal process can be a more effective measure to remove the adware completely.
Published by & last updated on October 16, 2014 12:09 am