December 1, 2015

How to remove ad.yieldmanager virus. Block pop-ups virus is an inglorious adware infection which causes unstoppable and constant popups to appear on infected computer. All those pop-ups are commercial ads from third parties that earn revenue for the creators of this virus. the is actually an online advertising firm that pays a commission to its publishers for promoting its content, so basically the malware is designed by some criminal minds to spread the advertisements (spam) associated with their account so they could boost their incomes unfairly.The virus is designed to affect Firefox, chrome and IE browsers, it gets loaded as a browser extension and drops cookies into targeted PC that will track your browsing habits, capture your key strokes to bring you ads relevant to your interests. Furthermore, this infection may also copy your personal information which may include stealing credit card details and online banking account to be used for malicious purposes. Another point to be noted, virus will be installed and played automatically on your computer, this process is performed in background in a stealth mode. Anyhow, as soon as Ad.yieldmanager popups start appearing on your system, you should immediately take action to fix this bug before it destroys your computer.

Common Symptoms of popup infection:
This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.

How to uninstall popup

Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the popup if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the popup if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for popup and uninstall if it is listed.

How to delete popup manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.

Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Delete files:
Open then following folders or search for popup in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.

C:\program files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\ popup virus removal tool
It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.

1: Malware Bytes (Mbam)

2: Hitman