The Newzio pop-up ads is a nasty infection that comes under the category of adware programs, and sneaks in the system without notifying the user. The Newzio pop-up ads is a commercial platform for the hackers to promote affiliate websites, and affiliate products by using unethical methods. This malicious application propagates through file sharing networks, spam emails, removable storage devices, adult websites, and social networks. It has the ability to replicate itself, and creates copies on more than one location. This nasty adware infection is extremely powerful as it disables the antivirus, blocks the task manager, and make several unwanted changes on the system without your permission. Apart from that, it creates corrupt entries in the windows registry, modify the windows firewall, change the DNS settings, and alter the browser settings. The objective of developing such lethal adware is to generate traffic on some low ranked websites, and earn money from pay per click programs.
Removal of Newzio pop-up ads
The Newzio pop-up ads is an extremely dangerous adware program that is required to be removed as quickly possible. You can use any reliable automatic tool to get rid of this infection within quick time. The manual removal is also possible, but it is extremely difficult for the novice computer users. The instructions for the manual removal are as under:-
Change the Mode of Operation from Normal to Safe Mode
You can execute the manual removal instructions after accessing the safe mode on the system. Restart the computer from the Start menu, and strike the F8 key repeatedly while the system is restarted to access the boot options. Select the safe mode option before pressing the Enter key after accessing the boot options screen.
End the Malicious Processes
You are required to remove the associated processes of this adware program. In this regard, you have to hold the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys together to open the windows task manager, and click on the Processes tab under the task manager window. End the following associated processes of the Newzio pop-up ads before closing the task manager:-
- %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].ex
Remove the Associated Data
Following are some of the associated files of the Newzio pop-up ads that are required to be removed from the system files folder:-
- %Desktopdir%\Newzio pop-up ads.lnk
- %Programs%\Newzio pop-up ads\Newzio pop-up ads.lnk
Reverse the Modification in the Windows Registry
Clean the windows registry to complete the manual removal process. In this regard, you have to open the registry editor by executing the Regedit command through the Run option available in the Start menu. Delete the following associated entries of this malicious application from the windows registry before closing the registry editor:-
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Newzio pop-up ads\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Newzio pop-up ads
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Newzio pop-up ads\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\Newzio pop-up ads\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Newzio pop-up ads\DisplayName Newzio pop-up ads
Restart the computer in the normal mode to see the effect of recent changes, and run a complete system scan through the updated version of any powerful antivirus program.