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Friday, October 17, 2014

Remove Adware Generic5.BZFO - Guide to Get rid of Adware Generic5.BZFO

Brief Introduction about Adware Generic5.BZFO

Adware Generic5.BZFO is a dangerous adware infection which will plug into the web browser and display context-based advertisements by overwriting existing ads or by inserting new ones on various web pages. It is part of the Yontoo branded browser-extension. Adware Generic5.BZFO can get into the computer without your permission along with some free software, fake updated programs, or spam emails,  corrupt content or unsafe web sites, and so on.  

Once the Adware Generic5.BZFO is installed on your computer successfully, it will change the computer setting including the registry entries and system files so as to open the backdoor for other infections like adware, browser hijacker, toolbar, malicious extension or add-ons. You will find your computer run very slowly, crashing, or freezing. You are randomly redirected to some unwanted websites.Your toolbar will be changed to some other malicious toolbar.

Dangers of Adware Generic5.BZFO

* Adware Generic5.BZFO is a malicious and nasty adware parasite
* Adware Generic5.BZFO will slow down your computer performance
* Adware Generic5.BZFO may come bundled with other spyware
* Adware Generic5.BZFO may bring in many other computer threats
* Adware Generic5.BZFO may steals your privacy information and compromises your security

Adware Generic5.BZFO Removal Guide

Guide 1: To manually delete all its related items like the steps showed below

Step 1: Restart computer in safe mode.  

Keep pressing F8 key before Windows interface launches. When Windows Advanced Options menu turns up, select Safe Mode with Networking and tap Enter key.

Step 2: End all running process in Task Manager 

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del together to open Task Manager -> click on processes and tick Processes from all users box -> click on End Process to end all processes

Step 3: Delete the Trojan program from Uninstall a program in Control Panel

Open Start menu and choose Control Panel -> select Uninstall a program -> choose the Trojan program and right click the Uninstall button on your right to delete it

Step 4: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. 
When Folder Options window opens, click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

Step 5: Remove all entries below in Registry Editor:

Press Windows+R to launch Run…-> type Regedit into Open box and click OK to open Registry Editor-> find out all registry entries above and delete them

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Adware Generic5.BZFO " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Adware Generic5.BZFO " = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Guide 2: To safely and automatically uninstall it with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a real-time and effective antivirus. Though you have had a safeguard before, it can still be installed as an assistant one. Then, your computer will have double security.

Step 1: Press the following icon to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Get it saved in your computer and click the Run choice to install it step by step. 

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Start New Scan.

Step 4:Tick Select All and then Remove to delete all reported threat.

If you are still worried about the left over of Adware Generic5.BZFO and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  or want to uninstall other specific programs, it is recommended to use Perfect Uninstaller. 

Guide to unneeded applications and speed up PC with Perfect Uninstaller

Perfect Uninstaller is a powerful uninstall tool which can completely remove Adobe, Aol Toolbar, Avast, AVG, ESET NOD32, Internet Explorer 8, McAfee, Microsoft Office, Nero 7, Norton, ESET NOD32 and much more difficult to completely uninstall applications. It is better and easier way for you to completely and safely uninstall any unneeded or corrupt application that standard Windows Add/Remove applet can't remove.

A: At first, boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.

To perform this procedure, please restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.

safe mode with networking

B: Follow the below guide to continue.

Step 1. Install and launch Perfect Uninstaller on your PC.

Perfect Uninstaller install

Step 2.  Select "Run" to download and install Perfect Uninstaller.

run and save file

Step 3. After completely install, you can run the Perfect Uninstaller programs and see all your installed programs details.
Program Details

 Step 4. Choose the programs that you want to uninstall, click “Next” to proceed.

 Step 5. Perfect Uninstaller is scanning your PC for associated entries. Click “Next” to remove them.



Conclusion: Adware Generic5.BZFO can be very destructive. It compromises your computer and also your privacy. Please don’t wait until it has caused unalterable damages.Manual removal is complex and risky task, as it refers to key parts of computer system, and is recommended only for advanced users.  You can Download Perfect Uninstaller to help you uninstall unneeded applications and registry files that the Standard Add /Remove Program can't completely uninstall.

Download SpyHunter to block and remove it automatically and safely now.

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