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Remove Adware Generic5.ANHA virus

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Post Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:33 pm

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Adware Generic5.ANHA can be classified as an malicious adware that slips into your computer and displays carious ads in your computer. It is very annoying because it will fill your computer with tons of ads, malicious links, pop-ups and other unnecessary stuff. If you visit a shopping site, you will get more info like discount, coupons or promotions. This virus can infiltrate many computers without being deleted by antivirus programs.

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In addition to displaying ads, Adware Generic5.ANHA can do other harmful things to your computer. When you search something in your computer, it automatically collect your search queries and then send it back to a server. Next time when you open your browser and view other pages, you will get ads that are quite related to what you search before. But the dangerous thing is that it can collect your personal mails when you use your infected browser to receive mails. Hacker may use it to download other stuff to your PC, like add-on or browser hijacker which can take control over your browser.

Cyber criminals spread Adware Generic5.ANHA via some free online downloads. They attach Adware Generic5.ANHA to it and if anyone download then and open or install them, Adware Generic5.ANHA will immediately installs in your computer as a legal program. Sometimes visiting unsafe websites or open a spam from strangers could also be dangerous. But when you try to remove it, antivirus program does not respond to it as it is not designed to handle this kind of infection. Therefore, manual removal become your best option. If you do not know how to start, you can start a live chat with our experts and we will work out a better solutions for you.

How to remove Adware Generic5.ANHA--removal guide

Step 1: terminate Adware Generic5.ANHA
Hit Ctrl+Shift+Esc to enter Task Manager and then find Adware Generic5.ANHA and stop it.

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Step 2: Show all hidden files.
Click : Start->Control Panel->Appearance and Personalization->Folder Option->View.
under the View tab, check Show hiden files, folders and drivers. And uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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Step 3: Go to registry editor and delete related registry values:
press Win(the key between Ctrl+Alt) + R and then type regedit to enter registry.

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The find the following regsitry values and delete them:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "random.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "random.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "random.exe"
%appdata%
%temp%{random.exe}

Step 4: Restart your computer.

Manual removal process require some professional knowledge and if you are not familiar with computer, it is advised to talk with online professional for a better solution.

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