Monday, May 13, 2013

How Can I Get Rid of Monster Marketplace Virus?


Monster Marketplace Virus Descrition


Monster Marketplace, also Monster Marketplace.com, is a redirect virus and browser hijacker virus. Once infected, it can hijack all your browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and other browses. When you open your homepage or a target website, you are redirected to Monster Marketplace.com. You cannot surf the Internet normally any more. Except redirecting you to Monster Marketplace.com, Monster Marketplace can also redirect you to other malicious websites, from which you would get more other threats and infections. What is more, Monster Marketplace virus can change your browser settings such as homepage, default browser and so on. The purpose of Monster Marketplace is to record your online activities, your surfing history and your sensitive data. These records can be used for evil purpose later.



How Does Monster Marketplace Penetrate Into My Computer?


Monster Marketplace comes into your computer when you download soft ware from the internet. Monster Marketplace is bundled with many other free soft wares and comes into your computer when you download those programs. You may also get Monster Marketplace if you visit malicious websites or open spam emails. So be careful when you visit the websites, don’t download unknown programs and open a spam email.

How Dangerous Monster Marketplace Virus Could Be?


1. Redirect your homepage and current websites to Monster Marketplace.com;

2. Change your browser settings;

3. Bring other virus and infections to your computer;

4. Record your online activities, browsing history and sensitive data.



Manual Removal Guide to Get Rid of Monster Marketplace Virus


Monster Marketplace Virus mutates frequently, but anti-virus update slowly. Therefore, Monster Marketplace Virus cannot be catched. Here we suggest you remove it manually. This post will give you guides.

Step 1: Get into the safe mode with networking.

Restart your infected computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap "F8" key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then press ENTER.

Step 2: Open the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete together, choose the Processes tab, right-click the Monster Marketplace process and end it.

[random characters].exe of Monstermarketplace.com

Step 3: Search and delete the following files related to Monster Marketplace Virus from your computer.

%System%\drivers\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].sys
%Temp%\tmp[RANDOM  Name].tmp
%AppData%\[random].exe
%Windows%\system32\[random].exe

Step 4: Navigate and remove all the registry entries associated to Monster Marketplace Virus from Registry Editor.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\[random numbers]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\[random numbers]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search\CustomizeSearch=[site address]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer

Note: the file names and registry entries may have changed with the virus mutating. If you need help from experts, you are welcome to contact 24/7 professional online tech support here.

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