Monthly Archive: February 2014

ScanTack virus

How to remove ScanTack (Virus Removal Guide)

If you are seeing ads by ScanTack or ScanTack Deals, you are infected with a potentially unwanted program or malware found in the adware, browser hijacker, and spyware categories. ScanTack installs to a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without direct user consent in order to collect user information, change existing browser settings, and display pop-up advertisements.

AlleyBrowse virus removal

How to remove AlleyBrowse (Virus Removal Guide)

The AlleyBrowse virus (also found as Alley Browse or AlleyBrowse Deals) is potential malware or a PUP categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware. AlleyBrowse primarily gets onto a computer running the Microsoft Windows Operating System in order to display pop-up advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

HQ Video Profession virus

How to remove HQ Video Profession (Virus Removal Guide)

HQ Video Profession is a potentially unwanted program or potential malware that is often referred to as the HQ Video Profession virus, HQ Video Pro virus, or HQ Video virus (among other terms). Although this program is not technically a computer virus, it should be removed if found by the user. HQ Video Profession is detected as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware by most Antivirus and Anti-Malware software and vendors.

offerbox virus

How to remove OfferBox (Virus Removal Guide)

OfferBox (Offer Box) is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), which may also be found as potential malware in the adware, browser hijacker, and spyware categories. The OfferBox virus (though not an actual computer virus) is a program for the Microsoft Windows Operating System that utlizes browser add-ons, browser helper objects (BHOs), and extensions to cause issues for computer and internet users, including unwanted pop-up advertisements and browser redirects.

Settings Manager virus

How to remove Settings Manager (Virus Removal Guide)

Settings Manager by Aztec Media Inc, also found as the Settings Manager virus is a potentially unwanted program or potential malware categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware that primarily installs to a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system without user consent. Settings Manager often installs alongside adware, and uses browser add-ons, BHO’s, and extensions to attach to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer in order to change existing browser settings, such as the homepage and search engine, as well as to display pop-up advertisements.

Visual Match virus

How to remove Visual Match (Virus Removal Guide)

The Visual Match virus (also found as the VisualMatch virus; though not technically a computer virus) is potential malware or a potentially unwanted program that is classified as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware. Visual Match adware is a Microsoft Windows program that displays advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer by use of browser add-ons, browser helper objects (BHOs), and extensions.

BloCKUTubeAd virus

How to remove BloCKUTubeAd (Virus Removal Guide)

The BloCKUTubeAd virus (Block U Tube Ad virus, Block YouTube Ad virus) is potential malware (or a PUP) categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware that primarily installs to a Microsoft Windows machine and/or attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without direct user consent.

Windows AntiVirus Tool virus

How to remove Windows AntiVirus Tool (Virus Removal Guide)

The Windows AntiVirus Tool virus (also known as Windows AntiVirus virus, AntiVirus Tool virus, Windows AntiVirus Tool Ultimate, etc.) is malware categorized as scareware and spyware categories of computer infections (or rogue software). Windows AntiVirus Tool ismalicious software that installs to a Microsoft Windows operating system with or without user consent in order perform fake scans, and over all cause severe privacy related issues.

HandyInstaller virus

How to remove HandyInstaller virus (Removal Guide)

If you are seeing advertisements by HandyInstaller or notice a program titled HandyInstaller installed on your computer without your knowledge you may be infected with a potentially unwanted program or potential malware categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware that primarily installs to a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension. The HandyInstaller program may do this in order to serve targeted advertisements, which in return can create additional privacy relating issues for computer users.

DreamDeal virus

How to remove DreamDeal virus (Removal Guide)

The DreamDeal virus (Dream Deal virus) is a term used to identify potential malware (or a PUP) that is categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware. Dream Deal primarily installs to a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without direct user consent. The DreamDeal program may do this in order to serve targeted advertisements, which in return may create additional privacy relating issues for computer users.

Mipony virus

How to remove Mipony virus (Removal Guide)

The Mipony virus is potential malware (or a PUP) categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware that primarily installs to a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without direct user consent. The Mipony program may do this in order to serve targeted advertisements, which in return may create additional privacy relating issues for computer users.

Windows AntiVirus Suite virus

How to remove Windows AntiVirus Suite (Virus Removal Guide)

The Windows AntiVirus Suite virus (Windows AntiVirus virus, AntiVirus Suite virus, Windows AntiVirus Suite Ultimate, etc.) is malware found in the scareware and spyware categories of computer infections (or rogue software). Windows AntiVirus Suite is a malicious program that installs to a Microsoft Windows operating system with or without user consent in order to cause privacy related issues that may leave victims at risk of serious cyber crimes including credit theft, extortion, and identity theft.