The AdPowerZone is a powerful adware that is used to display unwanted ads on the screen of your PC. This malicious application downloads a toolbar automatically in your browser if you set low level security in your browser. The developers of AdPowerZone virus also claim that it has the ability to trace and save the record of every website the user visits. According to their browsing habits, the pop-up ads sent to the user to be more specific. This malicious program also offers mouse over download, and millions of people are downloading this virus without being aware about the damages this spyware can cause to them. As the automatic downloads of AdPowerZone is only happens when the security setting of the browser of the user is low; therefore, the company has also made some new ways to download this virus on the computers all over the world.
As soon as you noticed AdPowerZone toolbar on your PC, you need to get rid of this adware at your earliest. There are some automatic AdPowerZone removal tools can be used to get rid of this virus; however, keep in mind that all such tools are not for free. On the other hand if you go for the manual removal of this spyware, you have to follow some complicated steps which are extremely difficult for the novice users.
Removing Suspecious Files and Folders
Though the manual removal is difficult, but not impossible; therefore, you can choose manual removal of the AdPowerZone toolbar if you have experience of removing such spyware programs before. The first thing which you have to do to remove the AdPowerZone adware manually is to reboot your PC into safe mode, because this is the only way you can stop running the malicious script of the virus. Once you reboot your computer in the safe mode, you have to find the infected, and suspicious files. To find such files, you just need to go the file explorer, and check all the files one by one, especially in the C:\Program folder. After identifying the AdPowerZone related files you have to delete all of these files as well as folders.
Removing Registry Entries and Values
After deleting the files and folders related to this threat, the next thing which you have to do is check the registry of the windows. Just restart your computer in the normal mode, press “Start” button, select “Run”, and types “RegEdit” to start the registry editor. Check these entries one by one, and remove all the entries which you think are related to the AdPowerZone. Make sure that you are not deleting any sensitive windows entry because it can cause permanent damage to your PC. After removing all such entries, you need to restart your computer again, and check whether the threat still exists. Update your antivirus program through internet, and run a complete system scan to make sure that you have removed this dangerous spyware program completely. If the virus is still available, you have to repeat the process again.