Saturday, September 28, 2013

Qv06 Uninstall – How to Remove Virus

‘Its defaulting to this search engine when I open the browser and its redirecting me to unwanted websites and blocks or turns off my firewall and antivirus protections’ – quoted the complaints from one of its victims.

Taken over by Virus

Getting qv06 virus can be a nightmare:

  • Default homepage, web search, new tab, search results are hijacked by virus;
  • Page loading speed is sliced down significantly, so is overall computer performance;
  • Unrelated search results and popup ads are often seen when surfing the Internet;
  • Strange add-ons like toolbars are installed somehow without permission.

FAQ: how do I get qv06 virus?

Actually, virus is qvo6 virus, they share the same dissemination routine. But the most popular way is to exploit vulnerability on web apps; the second most popular way is to installs with freeware and shareware. So one needs to always run security utility to find if there any vulnerability and error problem; give priority to custom installation.

Remove Virus Step by Step

Step one – End qv06’s running process.

  • Windows 8
Start screen > type 'Task' > hit Enter key > select Process tab > search and select running process of qv06 > click on ‘End task’.

  • Windows 7/Vista/XP
Hold Ctrl, Alt and Delete key combination > select Process tab > search and select running process of qv06 virus > click on ‘End Process’.

Step two – Disable startup item of qv06 virus.

  • Windows 8
Task Manger > hit Startup tab > search and select startup items of > click ‘Disable’.

  • Windows 7/Vista/XP
Start Menu -> select ‘Run’ -> type ‘MSCONFIG’ -> check startup items of qv06 virus > click ‘Disable all’.

Step three – Manually rectify configurations on infected browser.

  • IE
1.    Go to Tools.
2.    Select Internet option at the bottom of the drop down list.
3.    Select General tab to
  • empty browse history.
  • locate ‘Search’ section will bring you to ‘Manage Add-on’ window > check ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and then ‘Search Providers.
  • locate ‘Tabs’ section brings to ‘Tabbed Browsing Settings’ > untick ‘Always switch to new tabs when they are created’ > press ‘OK’.
4. Go to Privacy tab to turn on ‘Popup Blocker’ if you are plagued by endless popup ads.

  • Mozilla Firefox
Tools menu > manage Add-ons -> modification should be made under Extensions tab and Plugins tab respectively.

  •  Google Chrome
Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon -> select ‘Settings’ -> manage ‘Extension’.

If one unfortunately gets additional virus apart from qv06 virus, one may encounter failure even after finishing the above steps without slight deviation. If one is not sure about his/her computer technic, one can ask professionals here to help completely tackle computer problems.

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