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How to remove traxxen pop-up virus

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Post Tue Mar 11, 2014 10:28 pm

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Traxxen is a malicious pop-up virus that slips into users’ computers and then displays various ads and other pop-ups in your computer. When it comes your computer, almost all antivirus programs or firewall ignore this threat as they cannot detect traxxen. Traxxen can be bundled with third party programs and spreads all over the Internet. Technically speaking, computers which connect to the Internet has equal chance of being infected, but users who like visit some insecure websites or other dangerous sites would have higher chances of being caught by traxxen. In addition, hackers bundled traxxen with spam E-mails and send them to you. If you are curious about it and open it, then you might get infected.

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You will gradually realize that there are more and more ads in your computer. When you visit a site, there are many pop-ups in your computer. Sometimes when you work on your computer or do word processing, suddenly there pops up a ads at the corner,which is quite obnoxious. Furthermore, traxxen can do more harmful things to your computer. It creates tons of junk files in your computer when it runs. Hackers can use it to download other stuffs to your computer, such as trojans or other threats. It pops up some kind of links, which can get your computer automatically redirected to a malicious website which get your PC infected. When traxxen first comes to your computer, it can make change to your computer by adding corrupted registry values to your computer. Therefore, you should remove it as soon as possible before it brings more damage to your computer. If you have no idea how to start, please feel free to contact our experts for tech support or you can refer to our removal instructions.

Removal Guide--how traxxen pop-up virus

Step 1: Restart the infected computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Hit F8 constantly when you restart your computer until you see there couple options coming up, move with your arrow key to choose Safe Mode with Networking.

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

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Step 3: Open your registry editor and delete the following regsitry values:
Hit Win +R in your computer and then type regedit and hit Enter.

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Find the following regsitry values and change the values of Start Page into google.com
%AppData%Local[random].exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\random.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

Step 4: restart your computer to make your change effective.

If you need help, pleas start a live chat with DooFix Online Experts

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