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How to remove Ads.adsrvmedia.com virus

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Post Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:34 pm

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What is Ads.adsrvmedia.com
Ads.adsrvmedia.com is a browser hijacker that slips into your computer and then causes a series of problems to your computer. After it infiltrates your computer, Ads.adsrvmedia.com will replace your homepage and changes other settings of the infected browser. Then you will see quite a lot of ads displaying. When you open your browser or open a new tab, Ads.adsrvmedia.com pops up. If you try to search something via Ads.adsrvmedia.com , it can lead you to those sites that are loaded with commercials.

How does Ads.adsrvmedia.com spread
Ads.adsrvmedia.com can be spread via spam E-mails, which is the most effective way. Hackers disguise Ads.adsrvmedia.com as an attachment and send it to you. If you download the attachment or open the spam, you activate Ads.adsrvmedia.com . Besides, visiting insecure websites will increase the possibility of being infected as there are many malicious links that may lead your computer to download Ads.adsrvmedia.com automatically.

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Other harmful traits
Ads.adsrvmedia.com can be used to record your online activities. When you log into your accounts, Ads.adsrvmedia.com will automatically record them and send them back to hackers who can easily get your information about that. Also, Ads.adsrvmedia.com can install something to your computer without your permission, such as plug-ins or toolbars. When you try to remove Ads.adsrvmedia.com via antivirus programs, you will see that Ads.adsrvmedia.com can not be removed by antivirus program because of the design of antivirus. So here it is recommended that you should remove Ads.adsrvmedia.com manually. If you have no idea where to start or have difficulty, you can refer to our instructions or contact our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

Removal steps--How to remove Ads.adsrvmedia.com virus

Step 1: Launch your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Keep hitting F8 when you restart your computer and then choose Safe Mode with Networking.

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Step 2: Go to the Task Manager and terminate the related process:
Hit Ctrl+Alt+Del and then find the suspicious proceses, terminate them.

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Step 3:Enter the following registry values and change their values:
Hit Win + R and then type regedit in the registry.

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Go to the following registry values and change the values of "Start-up Page" and "Default Search Page":
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/SoftWare/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/main
HKEY_Local_Machine/SoftWare/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/main

Delete the following registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run"random.exe"

Step 4: Clean junk files:
%appdata%
%temp%

Step 5: restart your computer.

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