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Monday, July 27, 2015

Remove "Ads by shopperz22072015" Adware (Uninstall Guide)

Being too naive when you're online can ultimately result in any number of problems, issues or nightmare scenarios. So if something is trying its best to tempt you into downloading it, stop for a moment and wonder whether you really need this program, game or application, and ask yourself why it is so desperate for you to accept it onto your machine. If you keep getting ads or popups saying "Ads by shopperz22072015" then you should definitely scan your computer for malware.


Of course, the million dollar question is 'how much harm can shopperz22072015 adware do?' Sadly the answer to this is rather a significant amount. Time and effort has gone into creating a convincing looking adware and so the effect they can have is quite drastic. From causing instabilities in your operating system to displaying intrusive advertisements, such adware programs have one aim in mind, and that is to cause as much distress and disruption for you as possible. The conclusion: don't fall prey to something which is trying to sucker you into downloading it if you don't know what it is or where it has come from.

How to avoid shopperz2207201 adware when downloading freeware or shareware

You've discovered the latest must-have application that really will help you embark on that new fitness regime (really!) or the latest episode of your favorite TV show is now available for download. You eagerly rush through the installation, skipping through the wording in the End User License Agreement (boring!) Well that's your first mistake right there because if the file or application is also bundled with adware, you have automatically allowed it to install itself on your PC.

The point is that you actually need to read the licensing agreement. Yes, we know they're often long, and always tedious, but most of them do tell you if they are also going to install that extra program on your machine too. The declaration will probably be confusingly worded and you may also find that check boxes are pre-configured and checked or unchecked in the favor of the shopperz2207201 adware installation.

Is it really worth the hassle of reading the End User License Agreement?

Well we think so and that is because the majority of advertising supported software comes with a tricky little component that installs itself on your PC so that it can track which websites you visit. This data is recorded and sent back (using your internet connection!) to the adware's owner or programmer so that they are able to show you advertising that matches the products or services that you were looking at on those websites.

So to answer our own question, if you are downloading freeware or software, YES, we do think that it is worth spending a few minutes to read the End User License Agreement a little more closely. After all, this is your privacy we are talking about! Now, if your computer is already infected, please follow the steps in the removal guide below. It shouldn't be very difficult to remove shopperz2207201 adware. And next time, pay close attention to programs you install, especially freeware. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Shopperz22072015 Ads Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove Shopperz22072015 related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Shopperz22072015
  • GoSave
  • deals4me
  • eDeals
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove Shopperz22072015 related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Shopperz22072015, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove Shopperz22072015 related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Shopperz22072015, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove Shopperz22072015 related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Remove "brought by Daugava" Pop-up Ads (Uninstall Guide)

The advertisements "brought by Daugava" and "Ads by Daugava" are produced by adware called Daugava and usually in the form of a pop-up. So, if such ads just recently started popping up on pretty much every website you visit, especially shopping sites, then your computer is infected with adware and very likely some other malware as well. Most of the time this adware comes packed with other malware. Therefore if you're still flying by the seat of your pants when it comes to protecting yourself when you're online, you are certainly playing an extremely risky game. There is huge money in the malware and hacking business, as these high profile attacks demonstrate. But the majority of data breaches are far more low key and happen to small businesses and individuals. And that is why you should take all the steps you can to protect your computer, data and even your identity against attacks from unknown and unscrupulous predators.


And if you're wondering why I'm talking about security measures in the same article as we are talking about Daugava adware, then that is because, despite what many people think, it can put you at risk of even more serious infection.

If you have Daugava adware lurking on your computer it can cause real instability with any of the other programs that you have installed. And that can include your security programs. And when this destabilization causes your security to let its guard down that means that malware can exploit these loopholes and slip in far more easily.

How to stop yourself from being exploited by adware and other threats

There are a number of ways that you can prevent an infestation of Daugava and similar adware – and in turn stop your PC's defense from being left vulnerable to further attack. Adware can hide in the code used by some websites, and it can also infect sites too. However in the majority of cases it is downloaded in conjunction with another program, app or file. You probably won't realize you've downloaded Daugava either – until you log back into your machine or complete your download and find that you are being bombarded with numerous "brought by Daugava" pop-up adverts.

With this in mind, you need to be careful when you are downloading software or torrents. This adware will be mentioned in the license agreement so read them properly and ensure that you are not agreeing to an additional add-on program.

Of course you also need to make sure that you have a good anti-malware program installed on your computer and that it is always up to date. And this is where it becomes so crucial you make sure that you are always running all of your programs, not just your security software, on the latest versions. If you are not, you will be missing out on vital updates and patches. And that means that you are even more vulnerable to attack from not only old malware and viruses, but the very latest, and even more dangerous, ones too.

Needless to say, this adware is a real pain, so protect yourself by installing a decent anti-malware program today. If it's already too late and your computer is infected with this adware and its relentless "brought by Daugava" advertisements, please follow the steps on the removal guide below. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Daugava Adware Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove Daugava related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Daugavas
  • GoSave
  • Active Discount
  • AdCoupon
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove Daugava related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Daugava, AdCoupon, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove Daugava related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Daugava, AdCoupon, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove Daugava related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Remove 1-866-436-9418 YOUR COMPUTER MAY HAVE ADWARE / SPYWARE VIRUS Pop-up (Uninstall Guide)

If you are one of the many PC users who have opened their web browsers only to be faced with a fake virus warning YOUR COMPUTER MAY HAVE ADWARE / SPYWARE VIRUS from solvemypc1.net or similar websites saying that you must call 1-866-436-9418 for tech support then you may be well acquainted with browser hijackers and potentially unwanted programs. These are software programs that download themselves onto your PC, without making their intention to do so particularly obvious. Once installed, this browser hijacker will modify your web browser and display fake virus warning just like the one show below. It says that your computer is infected with spyware and adware. Scammers want to trick you into thinking that your computer is indeed infected and thus make you call 1-866-436-9418 for immediate assistance. They can even use your IP address and location to make it look more genuine and as if it was a real Windows firewall warning. However, the truth is that it's just a fake pop-up window that obviously can not steal your credit card details, passwords and other sensitive information. On the other hand, it indicates that your computer is infected with a browser hijacker that displays these pop-up windows hoping that you will call for help and then pay for online tech support and malware removal (usually $200 and more).


There are three methods that lead to a browser hijacker installation, all of them frustratingly almost unavoidable. The first method is something called a 'drive by installation' which is when a website has been compromised by a potentially unwanted program or a browser hijacker that in turn infects visitors to the site. The second, and most common route to getting infected by a browser hijacker is via downloads. The majority of installations are caused by a browser hijacker being bundled with another program, file or application. That means if you download anything ranging from a movie to an instant chat app, you can wind up with a browser hijacker that displays fake virus warnings and scam phone numbers such as 1-866-436-9418 installed on your PC. Thirdly, it may even come pre-installed when you buy a new PC.

So let's assume the crisis has already happened and you have a browser hijacker installed. So, if you've woken up one morning only to find that your computer is infected with a browser hijacker then you no doubt would like to know how to remove it.

Many browser hijackers can be simple to delete and here's how to do just that if you are running on the Microsoft Windows operating system:
  • Go to the Windows Start button in the left hand corner of your screen
  • Next go to the Control Panel option
  • Click on Programs and then Uninstall or Change a Program
  • Take a look at the list of programs you have installed, locate the unwanted one and click on it to highlight it and then hit the uninstall button at the top of the list. If you can't find anything suspicious then list all programs by installation date. One of the most recently installed programs will likely be the culprit. In may case it was called AdFreeApp. Quite ironic, isn't it?
If you're not sure if you have identified the right program and are worried about deleting something that you need or that will affect the running of your PC, take the time to conduct an internet search and learn what the unknown programs you have installed are, what they do, and whether or not you need them. It should not be hard to quickly spot the imposter.

Now that you have removed your unwanted program you should shut your PC down and restart it. Double check that you have actually got rid of it as some browser hijackers can be a bit sticky and will leave a component on your computer. Therefore if the offending virus warning is still very much in residence you can try running your security software program before rebooting again.

If it's already too late and your computer has been infected by a browser hijacker then please follow the steps in the removal guide below. If you have questions, please leave a comment down below. I will be more than happy to help you. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



1-866-436-9418 Pop-ups Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove 1-866-436-9418 pop-up related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • AdFreeApp
  • LyricsSay-1
  • Websteroids
  • BlocckkTheAds
  • HD-Plus 3.5
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.


Remove 1-866-436-9418 pop-ups from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove AdFreeApp, LyricsSay-1, Websteroids, Quiknowledge, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.



If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove 1-866-436-9418 pop-ups from Google Chrome:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove AdFreeApp, LyricsSay-1, Websteroids, Quiknowledge, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.




Remove 1-866-436-9418 pop-ups from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

Read more

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Remove "Brought by Wander Burst" Pop-up Ads (Uninstall Guide)

Wander Burst is adware that infects Chrome web browser and displays annoying "brought by Wander Burst" and "Wander Burst Ads" pop-up advertisements every time you click on a link or open a web page. We all know that there is an endless stream of adware threats that's keeping us on our toes while we're connected to the internet. And these days as we spend more and more time online, and access the web through different devices, it is not just the security of our desktops and laptops that we need to worry about.

And one of these types of malware that shows no mercy and doesn't take any prisoners when it comes to showing up when you least expect it is Wander Burst adware. But this adware can be slightly misunderstood and while many people tend to dismiss it as something that is not really worth getting worried about, tech experts know that even something which, at its simplest is a marketing tool, Wander Burst is not as sweet and innocent as it may seem.

What effect can Wander Burst have on your computer?

As mentioned, it is primarily used as an online marketing tool – it is advertising at its purest form, after all. However if you have been infected by Wander Burst, you may find that you are suffering from some really unpleasant side effects.


And not only that but even more concerning is the fact that it can also weaken your computer defense systems and allow other types of malware or viruses to access your operating system. And of course, many of these can be a lot more harmful than the adware that let them slip through the cracks.

So back to the adverse effect that adware can have on your device. Just take a look at the points below and we think you will agree that it is well worth protecting yourself in future from this so-called baby of the bunch!

Wander Burst adware can:

Affect the way your computer or handheld device operates by making it run far more slowly. This is because the adware is running in the background and using up valuable resources.
It can also slow down your internet connection and make web pages slow to load or crash completely. That's because it is using your web connection to send data back to the programmer about you (usually information about which Wander Burst pop-up ads to display on your computer based on your searches and browsing history).

Hold on a minute – it's doing what?!

Yes, you did read that correctly. I spies on you and monitors which websites you visit. It makes a note of which products or services you are looking at, and sends the data back to the programmer. This enables it to tailor the Wander Burst adverts that you see to the items you have recently been looking at. As you can see in the image above, I was looking for PC parts and after just a few minutes I was greeted with adverts showing exactly what I was looking for. Scary, isn't it? Of course, most advertisers do the same thing but they don't install adware. They use cookies.

So that's really what it all comes down to. No one is creating adware for fun and by displaying ads that are for things you are potentially interested in buying, the chances are that you will click on them, thereby driving traffic and perhaps even a sale to that site.

Needless to say, this adware is a real pain, so protect yourself by installing a decent anti-malware program today. If it's already too late and your computer is infected with this adware and its relentless "Brought by Wander Burst" advertisements, please follow the steps on the removal guide below. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Wander Burst Adware Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove Wander Burst related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Wander Burst
  • GoSave
  • Active Discount
  • AdCoupon
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove Wander Burst related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Wander Burst, AdCoupon, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove Wander Burst related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Wander Burst, AdCoupon, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove Wander Burst related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

Read more

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Remove "Brought by Shopping Deals" Pop-up Ads (Uninstall Guide)

Have you fallen prey to Shopping Deals adware? If you have you will know only too well what a frustrating experience this can be. Many people tend to dismiss this adware and its "Brought by Shopping Deals" ads that pop up on any shopping related website, not seeing it to be as dangerous as other types of malware such as spyware, Trojan horses or viruses. But that doesn't mean that you should ignore its presence and not do anything about protecting yourself from it. After all, if you've ever been infected by a serious case of the adware blues, you will know exactly what I'm talking about!

What does Shopping Deals adware do?

If you think that being confronted by an endless stream of "Brought by Shopping Deals" pop up adverts that advertise nothing more interesting than low rent gambling websites, pornography and other dubious content, wouldn't really make that much difference to your user experience, then you need to think again. To make matters worse, these Shopping Deals pop up windows are tricky to get rid of and won't disappear no matter how many times you click on them to close them.

It is not only really, really annoying but it can also make your PC's operating system slow right down, and your Internet connection run sluggishly too. It can even cause websites to crash – no fun whether you're working, playing, shopping, or updating your social media statuses online.

And that's not all either because it can also misdirect your internet searches by sending you to websites that you didn't want to visit. It might even delete your current toolbar and install a new one – this is also a means for manipulating your web searches. And like the tenacious pop up windows, this toolbar will also be extremely tricky to get rid of.

More about why Shopping Deals makes your PC slow down

If you have Shopping Deals installed on your computer you also have the added issue of having spyware installed in conjunction with it. That's because the adware downloaded an added component which monitors the websites you visit and the product or service pages that you look at within the site. This data is recorded and then sent to the adware's programmer who is then able to see which products you are most interested in – and thus customize the Shopping Deals adverts that they show you. Not only does this increase the chances of you parting with some of your hard earned cash, but it also drives more traffic to the website.

It is all this work – the monitoring, gathering and relaying of data - that is going on behind the scenes of your computer that makes your operating system and internet connection slow down.

How to stop adware from becoming a problem

This adware is usually packaged with other files, apps or software so make sure you read the fine print before installing something. And of course, never open email or messenger attachments if you don't know the sender. Best of all install an anti-malware program on your computer.

Needless to say, this adware is a real pain, so protect yourself by installing a decent anti-malware program today. If it's already too late and your computer is infected with this adware and its relentless "Brought by Shopping Deals" advertisements, please follow the steps on the removal guide below. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below. Good luck and be safe online!

Written by Michael Kaur, http://deletemalware.blogspot.com



Shopping Deals Adware Removal Guide:


1. First of all, download anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this malware. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Remove Shopping Deals related programs from your computer using the Add/Remove Programs control panel (Windows XP) or Uninstall a program control panel (Windows 7 and Windows 8).

Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



If you are using Windows 8, simply drag your mouse pointer to the right edge of the screen, select Search from the list and search for "control panel".



Or you can right-click on a bottom left hot corner (formerly known as the Start button) and select Control panel from there.



3. When the Add/Remove Programs or the Uninstall a Program screen is displayed, scroll through the list of currently installed programs and remove the following:
  • Shopping Deals
  • GoSave
  • Active Discount
  • AdCoupon
  • and any other recently installed application


Simply select each application and click Remove. If you are using Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, click Uninstall up near the top of that window. When you're done, please close the Control Panel screen.

Remove Shopping Deals related extensions from Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to ToolsExtensions.



2. Click on the trashcan icon to remove Shopping Deals, AdCoupon, MediaPlayerV1, Gosave, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

If the removal option is grayed out then read how to remove extensions installed by enterprise policy.




Remove Shopping Deals related extensions from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Click Remove button to remove Shopping Deals, AdCoupon, Gosave, MediaPlayerV1, HD-Plus 3.5 and other extensions that you do not recognize.

Remove Shopping Deals related add-ons from Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons. If you have the latest version, simply click on the Settings button.



2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Click Remove/Disable button to remove the browser add-ons listed above.

Read more