October 23, 2014

Remove Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net popup virus. How to stop

The Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net virus is another infamous adware which is used by spammers to spread content of their wish across the Internet. To fulfill this wish, the Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net popup malware is attached to web browsers like Google chrome, firefox, Internet explorer, Safari etc. The installation of this malware is processed very silently and malicious so that most user wont be able to notice it. After your system has been attacked by this bug, you will get all of sudden a number of popup ads appearing on your screen. All those ads are paid advertisements associated with http://Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net. After a while, you may also notice that homepage and search results from Google, yahoo or bing redirect to Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net website which represents less information but more sponsor ads. Along with spamming, the Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net virus will be busy in recording your browsing history and in collection of your personal information.

Common Symptoms of Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net 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 Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net

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 Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net 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 Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net 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 Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net and uninstall if it is listed.

How to delete Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net 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\Run
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 Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.

C:\program files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\

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