The Ads by funshooppear is another variation of recently designed as well as distributed adware infections. This malicious application is specifically designed specifically to attacks the windows based computers. There are different mediums that are used by cyber criminals to distribute this adware infection. The cyber crooks use this application as an advertising platform to promote low ranked websites, and gain financial benefits. Once this virus attacks the system, it immediately alters the browser settings, and after modifying your default search engine as well as homepage, it shows countless numbers of the annoying pop-up ads. Most of these pop-up ads are related to the coupon deals and discounted offers, but keep in mind that all such offers are totally fake and designed to trap the innocent computer users. It has the capability to record your browsing history and send targeted pop-up ads related to your browsing habits. It also makes your system super slow by utilizing most of your system resources.
Removal of Ads by funshooppear
You have to get rid of this adware infection once it found in your system. There is a manual removal method available which is complicated, and only for the computer experts. The automatic method in this regard is also available. The instructions for the manual removal procedure are as under:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
Before starting the manual removal process, it is complimentary that you boot the system in the safe mode. In order to change the mode of operation, you have to restart the computer, and press the F8 key while the system is restarting to access the boot options. Select the Safe Mode, and press the Enter key to change the mode from normal to safe.
End the Malicious Processes
Now you have to get rid of the associated processes of this adware infection. Access the task manager with the help of the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys and click on the processes tab to remove the following suspicious processes associated with the Ads by funshooppear:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Remove the Associated Data
You have to remove the following files that are hidden in the system files folder by using the Delete key:-
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
In the final step, you have to normalize the windows registry by reversing the modifications in the registry section. Select the Run option available in the Start menu, and write “RegEdit” in the box to access the registry editor. Remove the following malicious entries by using the registry editor:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\funshooppear\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\funshooppear\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\funshooppear\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
Close the registry editor, and restart the computer in the normal mode to see how effectively you have followed instructions Repeat the same process again if you are failed to remove this adware in the first attempt. After successful removal of this adware infection, you have to run a complete system scan.