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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Stop Clkmon.com Ad from Popping up

FAQ: is clkmon.com pop-up ad a virus?

You simply can’t believe that you are being infected when you are just annoyed by clkmon.com pop up. Dressing like a normal and innocuous add-on on the browser, clkmon.com manages to avoid detection by installed security utilities.

FAQ: is that really bad to get pop up ads from clkmon.com?

Silent ads from clkmon.com can bring a mess on your computer:

  • Cursor would get stuck from time to time and it keeps thinking when getting into Windows, launching programs and loading pages;
  • More pop up ads are coming into sight, attempting to lead you to retail site promoting fake anti-virus programs;
  • Redirect issue could happen and your browser would go crash sometimes;
  • Error message would prompt up when you try to make changes to the system.
All these implying that vulnerability has been made in the system and it is easily taken advantage by tracking cookies. In other word, your information is no longer safe. Your browser preference will be recorded, that’s why you will constantly get pop ups. Vulnerability can be of course exploited by intrusive virus like police lock down virus, search engine virus, etc..

FAQ: any best program to get rid of clkmon.com ads and prevent similar ones from coming in?

Anti-virus programs are installed to prevent ordinary virus. But when coming across with deadly ones, programs are not able to protect you anymore since some vicious files appear to be legit ones referencing system service and might be hidden. If you get deadly virus, you may need manual remove method to cope with it.

2 Efficient Removal Antidotes 

Antidote A: Remove Clkmon.com Manually

1. Disable any suspicious startup items.

For Windows XP:
Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of clkmon.com.

2. Show hidden files 

a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;
c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by clkmon.com:
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe
  • C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\serial.sys
  • C:\Users\Vishruth\AppData\Local\Temp\random.xml
  • C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\redbook.sys(random)

3. Delete all registry values related to clkmon.com in your local hard disk C.
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Inspector”

4. Remove add-ons:

assuming you use Internet Explorer:
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.

Attention: If you want to be the one who wants the removal to be a easy and automatic job, as we all say where there is a will, there is a way, Spyhunter can be your first choice. Download and install the most powerful antivirus program Spyhunter to kick the ass of  Clkmon.com .

Antidote B: Remove Clkmon.com automatically (with SpyHunter)

Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter

1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.

2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
  spyhunter run

spyhunter setup

spyhunter setup

Step B. Run SpyHunter to block Clkmon.com

Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.

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Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.

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