Instructions to Remove Videoplusmusic.com Virus and Stop Popups

Posted by John Larkin - March 31, 2014

The system is messed up by Videoplusmusic.com virus? Receive lots of pop-up windows? No worries, this page will help you completely and permanently solve the problem.

Videoplusmusic.com Description

Recently, a new browser hijacker has attacked thousands of computers, called Videoplusmusic.com. Same as S.m2pub.com pop-up virus, Videoplusmusic.com pretends to be a legit web page and has deceived plenty of innocent users. Therefore, if you are not careful enough, it is possible for you to become one of its victims. Although Videoplusmusic.com claims to help you have better surfing experience, in fact, what it does is redirecting you to unwanted websites and producing many system problems. Through modifying system settings, this virus can easily take control of your web browser. As a result, your homepage is replaced by Videoplusmusic.com and this site will show up every time you boot up your system.

Besides, your PC will run as slow as a snail, because Videoplusmusic.com drops lots of additional malware on the sly, as well as displays a great number of pop-up advertisements on your screen. On the other hand, apart from PC issues, your privacy and property are also in great danger, for Videoplusmusic.com is able to monitor your surfing activities and pilfer your confidential data. When hackers get those records, they will do more bad things to endanger your benefit. So, when your homepage is changed to Videoplusmusic.com, the most important thing that you need to do remove this nuisance as soon as possible.

Videoplusmusic.com does much harm to the affected computer

Videoplusmusic.com is a risky and stubborn adware virus.
Videoplusmusic.com infiltrates into the target computer stealthily and secretly.
Videoplusmusic.com can drop some malicious files to the system registry.
Videoplusmusic.com changes browser settings and adds nasty bookmarks.
Videoplusmusic.com installs many unwanted browser add-ons.
Videoplusmusic.com generates a lot of deceived pop-up windows.
Videoplusmusic.com could slow down the whole PC performance greatly.
Videoplusmusic.com would mislead the victim to download PC viruses.
Videoplusmusic.com will trace online activities and gather sensitive information.

Guides to Remove Videoplusmusic.com ads

To completely get rid of Videoplusmusic.com adware, we need to clean related programs, add-ons and files. Please follow the instructions below step by step.

Step 1: Restart the computer, keep pressing F8 till the option appears, and then use arrow keys to select Safe Mode with Networking.

Step 2: End related processes of Videoplusmusic.com adware. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete together to run Task Manger.

Step 3: Uninstall Videoplusmusic.com program. Click Start menu, then Control Panel, and click Programs. Select Videoplusmusic.com and right click Uninstall.

Step 4: Remove dropped registry files of Videoplusmusic.com. Hit Winkey and R to activate Run, and then type “regedit” and press OK. Find unfamiliar keys and click Delete.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies

Step 5: Show hidden files and delete suspicious files. Click Start menu, then Control Panel, and search Folder Option.

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Local
C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

Step 6: Clear inserted add-ons of Videoplusmusic.com and reset browser settings.

Internet Explorer
1) Click Tools, select Manage Add-ons.
2) Click Toolbar and Extensions, select anything related to Videoplusmusic.com and click Disable. Press OK.
3) Click Tools again, select Internet Options. Click General tab, select Delete and tick all options and click Delete again. Click Privacy tab, tick “Block pop-up windows”. Press OK.

Google Chrome
1) Click the wrench icon on the right top corner, select Settings.
2) Click Extensions, click Remove behind add-ons of Videoplusmusic.com.
3) Click Show advanced settings, click “Clear browsing data”, tick the items and then click “Clear browsing data”.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Click Tools, then Add-ons, select Videoplusmusic.com and click Remove.
2) Click Tools again, select Clear Recent History and then click “Clear now”.

Step 7: Restart the computer.

As you know, Videoplusmusic.com is very cunning and can often update its malicious components, thus you may fail to find its files and completely remove it. If any of its components is left behind in your system, it can affect your computer again. If you do not want to spend so much time searching for all its files, you can turn to our online experts and let them fix your problem.



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