Powered by Corona Borealis Virus

This page aims to help you remove Powered by Corona Borealis Virus. These Powered by Corona Borealis Virus removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows.

This article will help you realize how dangerous Powered by Corona Borealis Virus is, how to recognize it and how it got installed on your computer. Powered by Corona Borealis Virus is considered as a regular computer program by many. In fact,  these “many” don’t realize how harmful it is. Because it has been untruthfully classified, lots of people today can’t even tell if they’ve gotten a virus on their computer until one day the device just dies. Then, they begin to panic and to look for specialists to fix it for them and hope and pray that their stored information will be recovered to the last file. As you continue to read this article you will be amazed of how easy it is to spot the virus on time and how possible it is, even for the least tech-savvy folks, to remove it ON THEIR OWN, without paying crazy money to IT specialists.

The Corona Borealis Virus/Adware in Google Chrome

The Corona Borealis Virus/Adware in Google Chrome

How dangerous is the Powered by Corona Borealis Virus and how to recognize it?

The virus is quite dangerous. It appears in the form of advertisements, which is its famous camouflage. Yes, there are so many ads out there in the cyberspace that it is hard to review them all and confusing to figure out which ones are real and which ones are not. BUT if you see excessive amount of pop-up ads, flashing text boxes, banners that show and quickly hide, and these can’t seem to stop, then you should know that this is a sign of Powered by Corona Borealis Virus.

When your PC becomes infected with the malware you will quickly notice major slowness in its functioning. It could take hours for it to start, reboot or it may just get stucked and kind of freeze. This will all be accompanied by glitches and all kinds of bugs. Just imagine a person struggling with a couple viruses, well it will be the same situation with your computer.

Also, if you look for files at their usual place where you’ve stored them, but you find the folders empty (that given that no one else uses your computer account but you only) or the files dislocated, or containing any other information, BUT the one you saved on first place, then you should take some emergency measures to uninstall the virus.

We suggest that you don’t underestimate the affect Powered by Corona Borealis Virus could have. Hackers are talented and really well educated on how to infect many devices simultaneously. If you are one of those unlucky person they will want to get as much personal information about you as possible, such as: names, dates of birth, addresses (current and past), phone numbers, bank accounts, even browsing habits and most frequently visited internet sites + access to your social media channels. They could use the last to distribute more malicious information and infect your facebook friends, for instance, or use your name and account for other illegal purposes, such as distributing inappropriate content. Sometimes this may require a click, but not always. They could treat your most precious data for identity theft purposes, laundering of money, illegal oversea wiring transfers, just to mention a few of their goals. We assume that you are reading this article because you or someone you know has encountered Powered by Corona Borealis Virus so we advise you to turn to the removal guide on the bottom of this article for detailed info on how to get rid of the virus!

How did the Powered by Corona Borealis Virus get installed on your PC?

There are as many sure ways as there are many hypothesis. Some of the tested and experienced methods include (this is not an all inclusive list):

  1. Software Bundling: you attempt to download a certain file, but you don’t notice the additional files attached to it. These are usually infected and spread the disease into your system quickly.
  2. Spam e-mail messages from advertising companies.
  3. Phishing e-mails: fake e-mails pretending to be sent by your friends.
  4. Clicking on some or even one of the pop-up ads mentioned above
  5. Through a social media account of one of your friends that has been hacked

There are many ways the malware could be spread, but the steps for removing it are the same: uninstalling, rebooting and scanning every single file you download from now on. 


Name Corona Borealis
Type  Adware
Detection Tool

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About the author

Violet George

Violet is an active writer with a passion for all things cyber security. She enjoys helping victims of computer virus infections remove them and successfully deal with the aftermath of the attacks. But most importantly, Violet makes it her priority to spend time educating people on privacy issues and maintaining the safety of their computers. It is her firm belief that by spreading this information, she can empower web users to effectively protect their personal data and their devices from hackers and cybercriminals.


  • Hi there,

    You need to do some serious deleting for those IPs . Let me know if you encounter any problems.

  • Hi Aditya, you need to delete this lines. If you have problem with access you need to start Notepad as administrator and then manually open the Hosts file.

    Let me know if u need more help.

  • Hi there,

    You need to start your Notepad as admin and then open the hosts file from the Files->Open menu. That will give you permission to save the file.

  • Hi there,

    You need to first start your notepad as an administrator. To do it search for Notepad in windows search and then right click on the exe -> run as admin. You’ll then have to navigate to the hosts file manually from Notepad’s Open file menu.

    • Hi Mohamed,

      That is a known spam site. You should delete this line from the file.

      Let me know if you encuunter any issues with access.

  • Hi Tuhin,

    There is nothing special about this. Just go to C/Windows/System32/Drivers/etc open the Hosts file there and delete the lines.

    if you cannot save the file afterwards you need to close without saving, then run Notepad as admin (search for the exe. right click run as admin), then open the hosts file from the files->open menu from inside notepad.

  • Hi Tine, you need to delete all those lines and save the file afterwards. If it does not allow you do so please do the following:

    Close the file, then run Notepad as admin (search for Notepad in windows search. right click on the exe to run as admin), then open the hosts file from the files->open menu from inside notepad.

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