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Monday, May 11, 2015

Best Tips to Remove Adware.FPL.Gen.vb - How to Get Rid of Adware.FPL.Gen.vb Popups

Adware.FPL.Gen.vb is listed as an advertising program which is harmful and dangerous to your computer and troublesome to you. Seeing the name of an adware, most of the computer users will feel familar since they may have been disturbed by one or two types of advertising program as having their computer.

Usually, Adware.FPL.Gen.vb will enter into target computer via a deceiptive way like attaching with the free downloads that can be easily downloaded in the sharing websites. What's more, if you have visited malicious websites or hacked web pages, it is possible that this parasite will seize the chance to infect your PC. Besides, strange email or junk email attachments will be the transmiting ways as well.

How will Adware.FPL.Gen.vb harm your PC?

It infiltrates into users’ machine secretly.

It will disable the proper running of many different programs or even disable some functions of your computer.

It may save your browsing traces and interests.

Strange websites are automatically opened in new tabs

Guides to remove ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB  

In this post, there will be two solutions to remove ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB :

1. Remove ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB manually.
2. Remove ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

Instructions to Get Rid of ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB

Method 1: ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB  Manual Deletion

Step 1Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: Reset your browser setting

In the drop-down list of Firefox, go to Help and click on Troubleshooting Information.
Click on the Reset Firefox button to reset it.

Google Chrome: 
Click on the Chrome menu on the right of toolbar and then select Settings.
Scroll down to the bottom to click Show advanced settings.
Go down to the bottom and click Reset browser settings to reset Google Chrome to its default setting.

Click Tools on the up right corner and select Internet Options.
Click on Advanced tab, press Reset button to reset IE to its default settings.

Step 3: Remove files of ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB   like the pictures showed:

Step 4: Go to the Registry Editor and remove all the infection registry entries listed here:

(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "CustomizeSearch" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "SearchAssistant" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"

Step 5: All the infection associated files listed below need to be removed:

C:\Program Files\<random>

Method  2: Automatic Removal with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a world-famous real-time malware protection and removal tool, which is designed to detect , remove and protect your PC from the latest malware attacks, such as Trojans, worms, rootkits, rogue viruses, browser hijacker, ransomware, adware, key-loggers, and so forth. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow. 

Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on 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 Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

 Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of ADWARE.FPL.GEN.VB and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 



If you think you are not good at removing Adware.FPL.Gen.vb manually and worry about deleting vitial files in your system, it is wise to use automatc removal method.
 Install Spyhunter can be your better choice, because it is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you clean up unwanted registry entries and files so as to optimize the computer.

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