Thursday, July 3, 2014

Supra Savings Produces Relentless Popup Ads, How to Get Rid of Them?

get rid of Supra Savings

  • What SupraSavings aims at?
  • How Supra Savings gets onto computer?
  • Any hidden hazard from Supra Savings?
  • Follow thread to get rid of Supra Savings popup ads
  • Other related posts

Why Supra Savings Keeps Popping up?

It is obvious to all that Supra Savings is an advertising platform that getting commission from the advertisers putting promotional info on its platform. So how to get as many advertisers as possible? Just give them what they want – customers. How to get customers? Though the products themselves would influence the click rate, traffic is one of the major factors to reach as many customers as possible as huge traffic would boost page rank as well as exposure rate.
By popping up non-stop, Supra Savings manages to intercept traffic. In process, it also gain PPC/CTR to jack up income.

Where Do I Get Supra Savings?

Drive-by download is the major way that Supra Savings adopts for propagation. As a freeware, bundling with third-party programs is the cheapest way for wide spread. Therefore, one should be careful when downloading and installing programs online. Here’s the list of the ways:
  1. bundle with other programs that need aggressive promotion.
  2. attach on other adware/web applications.
  3. work together with browser extension/plug-in.

Dangers that Supra Savings Might Triggers

As a freeware, Supra Savings needs to bundle with third-party programs for propagation. To return the favor, the PUP, usually speaking, would download the additional programs without permission. This could slow down the overall PC performance and break up compactness, giving fat chance to virus embedded on the Internet.

Besides,the constantly popup windows would keep the background processes regarding browsers busy, which can be taken advantage by malware to worm into the machine. Once the Supra Savings controlled machine is taken care by virus, the JS technique adopted by the PUP will be utilized to record any in-put information, resulting in information and money loss, what's worse, identity theft.

If you are not that technically sound to deal with the aftermath by Supra Savings, it is advisable to get rid of it as soon as possible.

Follow Thread to Remove Ads by Supra Savings

A. Reset browsers.

Internet Explorer: Tools menu > Internet Options > Advanced tab > Restore Defaults button > OK.

Mozilla Firefox: Firefox button > Help > Troubleshooting information > ‘Reset Firefox’ button.

Google Chrome:‘Customize and Control Google Chrome’ menu > ‘Options’ > ‘Under the Hood’ > ‘Reset to Defaults’ button.

Opera: Show hidden files and folders (see Step C) > navigate to "C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\" > remove Operapref.ini.

Safari: Safari menu > ‘Reset Safari’ > tick all given options > ‘Reset’ button.

B. Access Task Manager to remove the items with the path directing to Supra Savings.

Ctrl+Alt+Del/Ctrl+Shift+Esc > access Task Manager > View > select columns > tick "PID" and "Path name" > go to open up System Information > end the process with path name directing to Supra Savings's path or the path that doesn't belong to system.

Mac OS X
Applications > Utilities > Activity Monitor > click open the suspected processes > "Open ports and files" > end the process with path name directing to Supra Savings's path.

C. Show hidden files and folders.

Windows 7/XP/Vista
‘Control Panel’ > 'user accounts and family safety' > 'Folder Options’ > View tab > tick ‘Show hidden files and folders' and non-tick 'Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)’ > ‘OK’.

Windows 8
Start screen > Windows Explorer > View tab > tick ‘File name extensions’ and ‘Hidden items’ options > OK button.

a.when done, remove the given items:
C:\Users\[user name]\AppData\Local\Temp\
C:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Local Settings\Temp
C:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Local Settings\Temporary Internet File

b. navigate to the following directories and remove the items generated on and after the date on and after Supra Savings was firstly detected:
C:\Program Files\
C:\Users\[your username]\Documents\

Mac OS X
Finder > Utilities folder > Terminal > copy and paste "defaults write AppleShowAllFiles YES" > return key > copy and paste the "killall Finder" > return key.

a. remove temp files and folders:

Finder > Utilities folder > terminal:
  1. type
    cd ~/Library/Logs
    sudo rm -rf ~/Library/Logs/*
    and press Return button.

  2. type
    rm -rf ~/Library/Safari/Downloads.plist
    cd ~/Library/Caches
    sudo rm -rf ~/Library/Caches/*
    and press Return button.

b. access the following locations to remove the items generated on and after the date on and after Supra Savings was firstly detected:
Library/Internet Plug-Ins/
Home folder/Library/Internet Plug-Ins/

What offers above is removal thread instead of giving the exact items to remove as the name and the installation directory can vary from OS to OS. Only by following the steps carefully will you find the responsible ones without fail or mistake. This removal thread is applicable to almost all the victims so that one does not have to seek the solution that suits your situation exclusively through the Internet. Finally, it is recommended to remove the dropped down items after the complete removal of Supra Savings so that it won't re-appear until your next carelessness is done.

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