My Lord! Why my web browsers can’t work as usual? Now my homepage is changed to a site called Cyber Monday Deals pop-ups which I don’t know at all. Now the whole computer is as slow as the speed of a snail and numerous stuffs pop up on the screen. What is wrong with my computer? I am quiet uncomfortable to think about this thing. How to get rid of this annoying thing and make my computer back to normal? Please help!
Cyber Monday Deals pop-ups is classified as a malicious adware program which is unwanted in the computer. It is a destructive threat to the system as it has the capability to damage the Windows registry and delete system files. Its goal is to earn revenue by distributing pay per click ads. Actually those ads are mainly unwanted things related to malicious commercial websites which trick you into buying other potentially unwanted services or programs. This adware is capable to forcibly change primary home to its website during browsing the Internet by changing the registry entries and start-up items, providing online advertising platform to gain profit for its creator. Once infiltrated, it will show infuriating pop-up commercials, coupons and sponsored links, making an annoying distractions for users. As a matter of fact, it utilizes different platforms like un-trusted websites and malicious hyper links or free software bundle to help its installation.
Cyber Monday Deals pop-ups has the ability to drop its unwanted files to your system to consume system resource greatly. And as a result, it makes the computer encounter a degraded performance considerably by carrying out process in background. Due to this, your PC runs slow, becomes unresponsive and important files get corrupt. Actually, this adware can hide its presence secretly to bypass the antivirus programs’ detection. What is more, if the adware is not deleted promptly, it will takes advantage of system vulnerabilities or loop holes to make way for Trojans, spyware, malware and etc to invade your system. Ant it can silently gather vital personal information like ID number, banking information and transfer them to the third party. Since it is a serious threat to the security of your personal and financial data, removal should be executed on time before this nasty adware damages your computer seriously.
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.
Cyber Monday Deals pop-ups 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 Cyber Monday Deals pop-ups 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 this hijacker manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
Cyber Monday Deals pop-ups is extremely fatal to the system as it is a disastrous element. Once this adware got installed, it will generate various intrusive online advertisements to annoy you greatly. You will encounter traffic as the annoying targeted ads, coupons and advertising banners are displaying crazily on your screen. And most of the time your computer crashes completely and you will lose your entire system functionality. What is more, it can automatically disable the antivirus and administrative tools so as it can’t be removed. So the adware must be removed in the effectively manual way once detected if you want to keep your computer from threat.
Published by & last updated on December 12, 2014 1:26 pm