Are you attacked by a virus called EnormouSales? We have a comprehensive removal guide for this EnormouSales Virus that is plaguing you.
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You have encountered EnormouSales Virus. This is a malicious software of the adware class. This type of virus is generally considered to be of the less dangerous kind. You are in luck, yet there are some very distinct dangers that you must be aware of when dealing with EnormouSales Virus. In addition to learning how to remove this pest from your system you should also take notice of the little tricks that the adware’s creators have designed to lure you into endangering your PC even more.
How EnormouSales Virus operates – explained
Every time you open up your browser or at random times during your surfing activity you will notice annoying pop-up windows displayed. Advertisements will be promoted and you will be urged to click on the pop-ups. I will tell you something that you probably know or have realized already – the advertisements are fake. No matter what is displayed in front of you, no matter what the ad says, you certainly don’t want to interact with it. If you do you will be redirected to shady or fake websites where your exposure to additional malwares and viruses will be greatly enhanced but more on that below. You certainly and I repeat certainly do not want to share any banking, credit card, debit card or personal information with any such website. It goes without saying that you need to remove EnormouSales Virus from your computer as soon as possible but first learn how it affects your system and what you might expect if you were tricked into clicking on the ads.
How EnormouSales Virus affects your system?
Long story short here are the most fundamental problems you might encounter when dealing with this virus:
- As you probably noticed your computer is laggy. It takes significantly more time for your browser to load, as well as the general responsiveness of your operating system has been diminished. You might even encounter the dreaded blue screen.
- If allowed access EnormouSales Virus is known to gather your browse history and even cache and cookies. What is most worrisome is it might get a hold of your stored passwords. You have a week at most before this information becomes the knowledge of the adware’s creators. So no only you need to remove the threat you should also change your passwords in the given time frame, especially the ones regarding online payments.
- You might notice strange toolbar(s) present in your browser or even an altogether different web browser opening up.
- You will encounter different numbers and letters in the texts displayed in your web browser turned into hyperlinks. They will lead to shade websites designed to scam you and/or get your system infected with even more viruses.
Remove EnormouSales Virus
Our first step here is a reboot in Safe Mode. If you already know how to do it, just skip this and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, continue reading:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7 Users:
Restart your computer. To be sure you don’t miss the time when you need to press it, just spam F8 as soon as the PC starts booting. In the new menu, choose Safe Mode With Networking.
Proceed to Step 2.
For W. 8 and 8.1 Users:
Click the Start button , then Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Then check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart in the new pop-up.
Proceed to Step 2.
For OS X Users:
When you Mac is turned off, press the Power Button. After you hear the Startup Sound, immediately press and hold the Shift key until the Apple logo appears.
Proceed to Step 2.
EnormouSales Virus has infected ALL of your browsers. Apply the steps separately for each one.
For Internet Explorer Users:
Open IE, then click —–> Manage Add-ons.
Find EnormouSales Virus . Disable it.
If your Home Page is different from the usual, click —–> Internet Options>edit the URL box with your preferred search engine, and click Apply.
For Mozilla Firefox Users:
Open Firefox, click on (top right) ——-> Add-ons.
Hit Extensions next.
EnormouSales Virus should be somewhere around here – Remove it.
For Google Chrome Users:
Start Chrome, click —–>More Tools —–> Extensions.
In Extensions, find the virus and select .
Click again, and proceed to Settings —> Search (the fourth tab), select Manage Search Engines. Remove anything but the search engines you normally use.
For Safari Users:
Open Safari, and click Safari —–>Preferences —–> Extensions—–>Uninstall the malware.
(Works for Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1)
You are now in the Control Panel. Search around for EnormouSales Virus and anything else suspicious-looking. Uninstall it/them. Also, be extremely careful. Viruses often spend one last ditch effort to trick you into installing more of their kind. If you see a screen like this when you click Uninstall, choose NO:
This is perhaps the most important and difficult step, so be extremely careful. Open the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Once it opens, choose the Processes Tab. Look at all of the processes in front of you and try to determine which ones are a virus. Google them or ask us in the comments and we will provide the best assistance we can. If the virus returns later on, the reason is that you missed something here. However, we should warn you – doing this can be extremely risky, so the best course is to seek assistance from us.
Right click on each of the virus processes separately and select Open File Location. Also, End the process after you open the folder. Just to make sure we don’t delete any programs you mistakenly took for a virus, copy the folders somewhere, then delete the directories you were sent to.
We’ve had reports that this virus can come back after you uninstall it. This usually takes place on system boot. If this happens, do the following:
Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Once inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. Alternatively, if you can’t find any this way, look in these directories, and delete the registries manually:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random numbers
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
STEP 6 – Optimization
And that’s it. Well done for removing EnormouSales Virus. We’ve prepared a short and sweet optimization guide, specifically designed for users who just removed a virus. It is completely free, you do not need to download anything, and it’s not very time consuming. If you are interested, you can check it out here.