The Complitly is one of the latest adware programs that have the ability to display countless ads on the screen of your computer. In a shorter span of time, the Complitly has successfully corrupted thousands of computers all over the world. This powerful adware has the ability to make your system completely useless. Besides that, this malicious application can also change the settings of your system, and hide it in the hidden system files. Downloading the unknown software programs and accepting online offers from unknown publishers is the major source of spread of Complitly. Whenever you try to search anything, this adware will redirect you towards certain websites where you are encouraged to buy fake products. This malicious virus has the ability to display the pop-up ads regularly on the screen of your computer. Once your machine got infected from this tricky spyware, your all the private financial information along with your browsing history will be transferred to the developers of this virus.
Manual Removal of Complitly
The manual removal process of Complitly is complicated, and you need to follow each and every step as it is described in order to get rid of this dangerous malware completely. The best method of removing Complitly manually is through Add/Remove Programs function from the control panel, but the thing is that it does not remove this adware completely.
Restart Your Computer in Safe Mode
The first thing which you have to do is reboot the computer in safe mode in order to make yourself able to delete infected stuff. Just restart the PC normally, and while it is in the boot process, keep pressing F8 key. When you see the screen you should choose safe mode before pressing the Enter key.
End the Processes
Once your computer restarted in the safe mode, you have to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to start task manager, go to the processes tab, and identify the associated processes. Once you are able to find such processes, you have to simply press End Process button for each of the process.
Delete Files and Folders
Following are the files related to Complitly, which you have to browse and found. In most cases these files are hidden in the Program files folder along with other sensitive system files.
- %Program Files%\Adware.Complitly\Adware.Complitly.exe
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Adware.Complitly\Adware.Complitly.lnk
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Adware.Complitly\Help.lnk
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Adware.Complitly\Registration.lnk
- %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Adware.Complitly.lnk
After deleting all these infected as well as associated files, you have to look for the hidden files or folders.
Delete Registry Entries
After getting rid of the files and folders, the next thing which you have to do is remove the malicious registry entries by using the registry editor. Following are some of the registry entries that are related to the Complitly:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “13376694984709702142491016734454?
One thing which you have to remember while deleting the unwanted registry entries is, make sure before hitting the delete that this is not a sensitive system entry, because it can cause you permanent damage.