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Jan 18, 2015

Clkoffers.com Virus Removal

A big trouble now! My computer is getting a virus which is named Clkoffers.com virus. This browser keeps redirecting me to some web sites which I don’t want to go on. I want to take it away from my registry, but I don’t know which one I should delete. I end it from my task manager, but later I find that it appears again. Norton can’t help me anything, either. What should I do now? Anyone? Suggestions? Thank you!

A Short Introduction Of Clkoffers.com Virus

Clkoffers.com Virus is a risky virus which is categorized to be a browser hijacker or a fake web page on the Internet. It is said that this virus is usually be distributed through the Internet, which is bundled with different shared freebies, something like download manager, online videos, games, porn contents, spam e-mail attachments as well as suspicious websites and so on which are associated with kinds of viruses. As this virus is so tricky, it can secretly get into your computer without your permission. Otherwise, it can run itself automatically when it installed on your computer. So, you need to take care of all your online behaviors in case you may get this virus by accident.

Once Clkoffers.com virus installed on your computer, this malicious virus may create a number of issues on your computer so frequently. You may be driven mad due to the trouble this virus makes. You may find that such predicament can be counted in terms of the modified homepage and browser settings. This is the reason why you may be leaded to see unwanted pop-up ads, discount related coupons, vouchers and even unwanted search results. Additionally, this virus may interrupt your online activities so frequently. You can’t use your computer normally. All pop-up ads and things of this kind may chock up your computer system. As a result, your computer performance may be affected by consuming most of its resources. What’s more, this virus may record all your confidential data like credit card information, log in password etc. and then discloses it to remote hackers. Hence, it is highly recommended to get rid of this virus as soon as possible.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Basic Symptoms and Potential Risks of Clkoffers.com Virus

1. It can be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers without your notification.
2. You are rerouted to some unknown sponsored websites that you have never seen before when you surfing online.
3. You can get a bunch of popup ads show on the webpage which you are browsing.
4. It can be installed on your computer slightly.
5. This browser hijacker can introduce various infections and unwanted programs onto your system,
6. It can investigate your browsing behavior and gather your input information online.
7. It is also responsible for collecting computer user’s private information like IP address and online traces for unethical using of online marketing.

Note: If one of symptoms mentioned above is found in your computer, then you must know that your computer is being attacked by the browser hijacker. Since the browser hijacker is so dangerous, once your computer is infected, you should take actions to delete the hijacker. If you are not a computer expert, in case you lose your important data or damage your system, please welcome to contact Yoocare/Yoosecurity Online Expert for help now!

Manual Removal Guide:

Clkoffers.com virus hijacks your default browser to redirect your web search results and modifies your default homepage and browser settings. Manual removal is the most effective way to completely uninstall it from an infected computer’s operating system, for the season that this hijacker is so cunning and dangerous, antivirus programs cannot get rid of it permanently. Here are the manual guides for users to remove the annoying hijacker.

1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options

Tools in IE

(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the dubious add-ons

* Firefox:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons

Tools in Firefox

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions

Customize and control Google Chrome button

(2). Disable the extensions of this virus

2. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end this hijacker’s processes

3. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries related to this browser hijacker through Registry Editor Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete its registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion

Clkoffers.com virus is a dangerous browser hijacker which may take control of your online activities immediately once it sneaks into your system. After this virus dives into your system, once you click on the ads which are spread by this virus, you may be readdressed to visit some infected web pages which may contain adware, keyloggers, Trojan and so on. Furthermore, this virus later may alter your critical system settings on causes many circumstances of this kind where you would find that you are unable to get into your own Windows. So, as soon as you find this virus on your infected computer, you should take manual removal way to get rid of this virus before it makes more damage on your system.

Suggestion: The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by & last updated on January 18, 2015 7:04 am

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