My computer is being hacked by a vicious thing named Ads by AviaSales. Every time I begin to browse, I see it pop up. It is so annoying! As a matter of fact, my antivirus program is unable to get rid of it. I want to remove this virus from my computer completely. But when I follow the removal guide, I have no idea how to start. Now the virus is still bringing many troubles to my computer. Who can help me? Any advice will be highly appreciated!
Ads by AviaSales has been classified as a risky adware which is able to attack millions of computers. It gains money by promoting commercial activities like posting loads of pop-ups ads to increase sales. As a matter of fact, it is capable to change the browser settings or default toolbar to control your browser without your permission. After that, you will get constant redirection during your web browsing activities. For instance, you may get some unsafe websites and commercial advertisements instead of the websites you want. You will be flooded with some precise ads when you are going online shopping. It really makes you feel frustrated as it constantly causes an annoying distraction. And it would change the default settings of Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome in order to run automatically each time you start the computer. Thus it can really be a headache infection for many computer users.
Ads by AviaSales is often automatically installed if users download unwanted free softwares, shareware programs or get a browser helper object. Since the adware can add tool bars to your browser to conduct particular tasks, you will encounter online traffic like countless advertisements and sponsored websites popping up wildly. What is worse, it will bind potentially unwanted program and malicious codes to the system to make the target computer get more trouble. Furthermore, it keeps tracking the browser cookies and gathering useful data transfer them to the cyber criminal for misuse. The adware is surely a dangerous threat on your computer and you should clean away it as soon as possible before it harms your computer. To completely uninstall it, manual removal is the first choice since antivirus software cannot pick up the exact computer threat timely or remove it permanently.
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 AviaSales 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 adware 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 AviaSales 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 Green-Wall Ads hijacker manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
Because Ads by AviaSales has the ad-deliver mechanism, it can add many malicious extensions to the browser in order to generate tons of pop-ups. And when it activates and runs at the background, it consumes most of the system resource by adding its malicious files to your computer system and lead to many unwanted issues like the system degradation, freezing up, registry corrupted, programs disabled and etc. As a matter of fact, antivirus tools are unable to get rid if it since it can use various means to hide its presence to avoid being detected. Therefore, the manual removal process is a more effective way to delete the virus completely.
Published by & last updated on December 9, 2014 10:05 pm