The Ads by Fun4us is a malicious computer worm classified as an advanced level adware program. The Threads by Fun4us always sneaks in the system through spam email attachments, removable storage devices, and hacked websites. The TheAds by Fun4us adware oprogram always introduce itself as a useful application that helps users to find latest entertainment applications and websites on the web, but in reality, this is nothing more than a destructive computer parasite that is launched by the cyber srooks to trap the basic level computer users and steal their hard earned money. You will receive a huge number of annoying pop-up ads on the screen whenever you opens a browser window. It makes your system super slow by eating a high percentage of system resources. You will also notice that most of your web searches will be automatically diverted towards unknown places and websites.
Removal of Ads by Fun4us
The ads by Fun4us is a malicious application that should be removed from the system as soon as you discover it. There are a number of reliable automatic tools available through which you can remove this infection within just a few clicks of the mouse. Apart from that, the manual removal of this infection is also available which is a difficult task that consists of the following steps:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
You are required to access the system in the safe mode to start the manual removal process. In this regard, restart the system, and hit the F8 key repeatedly to access the boot options menu. Select the safe mode option from the list of boot options, before pressing the enter key to access the computer in the safe mode.
End the Malicious Processes
Once the PC is accessed in the safe mode, you have to open the task manager by pressing the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together. Under the task manager window, you have to select the Processes tab where you can see all the processes. You have to End the following associated processes of the TheAds by Fun4us, before closing the task manager window:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Remove the Associated Data
Following are some of the associated files of theAds by Fun4us that are required to be removed by using the Delete key:-
- %Desktopdir%\Ads by Fun4us.lnk
- %Programs%\Ads by Fun4us\Ads by Fun4us.lnk
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
Clean the windows registry to complete this process. In this regard, click on the start menu, select Run, and write regedit.exe in the box to access the registry editor. Get rid of the following associated entries of theAds by Fun4us:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Ads by Fun4us\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Ads by Fun4us
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Ads by Fun4us\UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Ads by Fun4us\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Ads by Fun4us\DisplayNameAds by Fun4us
Reboot the machine in the normal mode to see if the virus is removed successfully or still available, and run a complete system scan through your existing antivirus program.