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Remove Updatenowpro.com pop-up virus -help

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What is Updatenowpro.com pop-up virus

Updatenowpro.com pop-up is a pop-up virus that sneaks into your computer and infect your browsers like IE, Firefox and Google Chrome. After that, it will keep popping up message telling you update your program, which is quite annoying. Such kind of virus could be spread free download from the Internet and third party programs. Also visiting insecure websites,like porn sites, could has certain risk.

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Recently, this kind of viruses are filling the Internet and now they are keep spreading. When your computer is infected, Updatenowpro.com pop-up will pop up a message, telling that your software are outdated and you need to update your software. If you really trust what it says and click to update, you maybe redirected to a website that could automatically get viruses or trojans downloaded to your computer. Also, this virus hides in your computer and moves like a ghost. It collect your person data at the backstage silently and no antivirus programs could detect it and remove it effectively and completely. As your browser is infected, what you do on your browser could be monitored by hackers, thus your personal info exposing to others. Besides,registry,settings of your browser and system could also be modified. With such a pest in your computer, it must be an horrible things. Since antivirus are not the best option for the removal, why don’t we try to remove it manually? Follow our steps, let’s move forward and remove it now. If you have no idea how to do, you can refer to out instructions or please feel free to contact our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

removal guide--remove Updatenowpro.com pop-up virus

A: Restart your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Hit F8 constantly when you restart your computer and then choose Safe Mode with Networking.

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B: Show virus' hidden files.
Choose to click Start >Control Panel>Appearance and Personalization>Folder Options>View. Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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

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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"Default Search Page"
HKEY_Local_Machine/SoftWare/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/main"Start-up Page"

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

D: restart your computer.

Be careful when you are removing this virus because you need to deal with registry. You should add much attention because any step wrong will crash your system. Therefore, it is recommended that you should talk with professional before you move on. Please feel free to contact our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

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