Hi Sir. Please help me get rid of Search.auc.aswidget.com virus. My computer is badly infected. I get popups, alerts and banners all the time. Things seem to be out of control. I tried to reset the browser, but it didn’t work at all. I have no idea how to fix it. Need your support now. I want it to be fixed as soon as possible. Any assistance will be appreciated. Thank you ahead of time.
The Search.auc.aswidget.com virus is a browser hijacker which is designed by cyber criminals to intrude computers of internet users. Once installed in victims’ computers, the browser hijacker virus will freak the sufferers out by redirecting their homepages or other websites. Random ads, alerts and fake system notifications pop up on your screen after you connect computer to the network. When you open your default browsers, such as Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the virus will mislead you to suspicious websites and display lots of pop-ups advertisements which substitutes for the trusted results you are trying to get. Those commercial advertisements have paid for the developer of this browser hijacker virus, so the ads will keep popping up all the time when you visit a website. The longer it stays on your computer, the more money its developer will get. The Search.auc.aswidget.com virus has the ability to alter the settings of your search engines without your consent. Consequently, you are unable to use your search engine normally and visit websites smoothly. The longer it stays in your system, the more dangerous your computer will be.
One may get the infection of Search.auc.aswidget.com virus when they install freeware or shareware in their computer. Please be caution when you decide to download and install a freeware or shareware and do not trust the ones you are unfamiliar. And please be careful in the process of the install, because the freeware or shareware may be bundled with the browser hijacker virus or other harmful programs. The computers of internet users may be infected by the Search.auc.aswidget.com virus from some spam emails or junk emails which contains the virus. Therefore, please don’t open a spam or junk email, especially the attachments in it, or you will face a risk to get the infection of malicious virus.
Search.auc.aswidget.com virus is harmful to your system. It is equipped to conceal itself in your system deeply, which makes good escape of your anti-virus program. As a result, your anti-virus program can do nothing helpful to get rid of the tricky virus. This browser hijacker is also in the position to install other malware in your computer to take over your system completely. It can even install further scams and hoax software from malicious websites without letting you know. As time goes by, you will find that your system show a slower and slower performance and then your system will crash at last. And then you can do nothing with your computer but let the virus mess up your system. Therefore, please get a complete removal at no delay once you get the infection of Search.auc.aswidget.com virus, or your system may get a crash.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
(2). Disable the extensions of Redirect Vrius
2. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end Search.auc.aswidget.com browser 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
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries related to Search.auc.aswidget.com 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
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
Search.auc.aswidget.com virus does nothing good to your computer while bringing various unwanted programs. Some of those programs even are malicious. They can ruin your computer silently and badly. In additional, once invades your system, the virus will steal your important information or personal data for the cyber criminals who create the virus. So, your privacy, such as your bank information and online history may be targeted for money purposes, which is insufferable for internet users. Consequently, it is annoying and dangerous for Internet to get the browser hijacker infection, as Information leakage is a serious threat for people who live in the information era. Please remove the Search.auc.aswidget.com virus completely once you aware such an infection, in order to protect your information from cyber criminals.
Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last updated on December 10, 2016 6:21 am