November 1, 2014

Remove rvzr-a.akamaihd.net virus. How to stop popups

Popup ads from rvzr-a.akamaihd.net virus are an annoying experience but they are more harmful than the annoyance created by them. The rvzr-a.akamaihd.net adware relies into web browsers like Firefox, Internet explorer, Google chrome, Safari. It changes so much system setup of victim computer that it becomes able to control your browser. Once you have been hit by this bug, you will be shown unexpected advertisements from http://rvzr-a.akamaihd.net popping up on your computer, even your homepage and search results form a legit search engine may also open rvzr-a.akamaihd.net instead of the expected output. Normally users are irritated by rvzr-a.akamaihd.net popup advertisements so they user pop-up blockers programs to get rid of this problem. First of all, ordinary tools cannot block rvzr-a.akamaihd.net ads, and if luckily they are succeeded, your computer is still in the danger because the rvzr-a.akamaihd.net popups have been blocked but the malware is still lurking in your system. You are advised to fully terminate the rvzr-a.akamaihd.net malware and remove all the threats.

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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