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Dec 30, 2014

Reimage plus popup ads Removal Guide

Hey, there! Why does my computer hacked by this nasty Reimage plus popup ads? Whenever I try to to surf the internet, it keeps popping up, annoying me very much. As a matter of fact, my antivirus is unable to deal with it. And when I try the manual removal guide, I don’t know where to start. Now the virus is still bringing many problems to my computer. Can anyone help me? Any advice will be highly appreciated!

Reimage plus popup ads Description:

Reimage plus popup ads is classified as a hazardous adware infection which has the ability to trigger many issues to millions of computers around the world. Once entered in users’ computer, it can easily redirect you to some questionable websites by adding many malicious extensions to the browser. Its initial intention is to generate profit by carrying out commercial activities by flooding you with loads of ads, flash picture unstoppably luring you to click on them in order to increase sales. After that, you will encounter constant redirection during your web browsing activities. As a matter of fact,by clicking the commercial ads, you will run into some unsafe websites instead of the intended websites especially when you are visiting shopping websites. It really makes users feel frustrated as it constantly causes an annoying distraction. Thus it can really be a headache adware for many computer users.

Reimage plus popup ads is often automatically installed through free downloads, getting a browser helper object, visiting infected web pages and etc. It would change the default settings of Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome in order to run automatically each time the system starts up. You will sadly find countless advertisements and sponsored websites pop up wildly since the adware can add tool bars to your browser to conduct particular tasks. What is worse, it is capable to promote platform for potentially unwanted software and infection like Trojan, malware to invade the system. And as a result, it will make the target computer suffer from more and more troubles. With the help of those infections, it keeps spying on user’s computer and collecting vital information to transfer them to the cyber criminal for illegal activities. The adware is surely a harmful threat to your computer, thus you should get rid of it as soon as possible. To completely uninstall it, manual removal is your first choice since even antivirus cannot detect it timely or remove it permanently.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid to make any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

The Reimage plus popup ads May Initiate the Following Symptoms:

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.

Malicious virus Manual Removal Guides:

Reimage plus popup 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 virus completely.

1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.

Since this tricky Adware.JS.Mplug has the ability to use cookies for tracing and tracking the internet activity of users, it is suggested users delete all the cookies before a complete removal.

Google Chrome:

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.

clear browser data

Internet Explorer:
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”

delete browsing history

Mozilla Firefox:

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

Remove All Cookie

2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.

Once pixel.cpm2track.com popup 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:

task manager

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.

show-hidden-files

4. Remove all the malicious files related to this hijacker manually.

%AppData%Local[random].exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Due to the ad-deliver mechanism of this Reimage plus popup ads, it is capable to alter the browser settings or default toolbar to make the online traffic. And when it runs at the background, it would consume a lot of the system resource by dropping its malicious files to your system and result in many unwanted problems like the system degradation, freezing up, registry corrupted, programs unaccessible and etc. As a matter of fact, antivirus programs are unable to deal with it since it can hide its present skillfully to escape detection of various antivirus. Therefore, the manual removal process is a more effective way to delete the virus completely.

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 December 30, 2014 3:41 am

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