This article aims to help users remove Ilividlive Virus from Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari, as well as their respective system.
Ilividlive Virus is a malicious piece of software that has likely infected your computer since you are reading this article. It is characterized by it’s ability to generate lots of advertisements displayed into your internet browser and as such fits in the Adware category of malware. Further “features” of this Adware include it’s effect of slowing down your computer and also the constant danger it poses to the security of your machine and private data.
Remember that in essence the Ads created by Ilividlive Virus work as additional data that needs to be downloaded and then rendered&displayed every time you load a new page. This undoubtedly puts extra strain on your CPU and badwidth speed. Browsers will generally try to display everything at once, so these extra Ads will result in additional loading time. On older computers or those with poor internet speed these slowdowns might even result in program unresponsivness, data loss, crashes and more.
Be very wary of everything offered to you for download by Ilividlive Virus
Ilividlive Virus is in its core a malicious application – it does not have your best interests in heart. There is a very good chance that most of those Ads you see are fakes that lead to sites who will attempt all kinds of scams upon you or even install viruses on your computer. For these reason it is best if you stay away from the Ads.
If Ilividlive Virus can’t make you visit one of the infected pages it may have another trick up its sleeves to get you. It involves misleading you into downloading some piece of software that will be offered to you for free in order to fix a problem with your computer. Note that there is probably no problem to begin with. Ilividlive Virus is capable of creating Ads and pop-ups that look exactly like system messages. If you get an offer to download a missing plug-in, to install a required video player or codec in order to view online media or to update a mainstay program like Flash or Java – DON’TDO IT. Those messages are fake and the only reason of their existance is to push you into downloading the virus-infected executable. The same applies if some mysterious online scanner examines your computer for free and find it full of viruses, registry errors, bad sectors in the HDD and a maltitude of other bogus problems. Even if you do not have an installed anti-virus program an online scanner will NEVER be able to search your computer – you are just a target of another scam.
Remove Ilividlive Virus
To try and remove Ilividlive quickly you can try this:
- Go to your browser’s settings and select More Tools (or Add-ons, depending on your browser).
- Then click on the Extensions tab.
- Look for the Ilividlive extension (as well as any other unfamiliar ones).
- Remove Ilividlive by clicking on the Trash Bin icon next to its name.
- Confirm and get rid of Ilividlive and any other suspicious items.
If this does not work as described please follow our more detailed Ilividlive removal guide below.
If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below.
If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.
If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide.
If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide
Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.
Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).
WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab (the “Details” Tab on Win 8 and 10). Try to determine which processes are dangerous.
Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:
After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders.
Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.
Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.
You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them.
Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:
Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.
Hold the Start Key and R – copy + paste the following and click OK:
A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:
If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.
Open the start menu and search for Network Connections (On Windows 10 you just write it after clicking the Windows button), press enter.
- Right-click on the Network Adapter you are using —> Properties —> Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP/IP), click Properties.
- The DNS line should be set to Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, set it yourself.
- Click on Advanced —> the DNS tab. Remove everything here (if there is something) —> OK.
- After you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the next step as well or it may reappear on a system reboot.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.
NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).
Properties —–> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe.
Remove Ilividlive from Internet Explorer:
Open IE, click —–> Manage Add-ons.
Find the threat —> Disable. Go to —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.
Remove Ilividlive from Firefox:
Open Firefox, click ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.
Find the adware/malware —> Remove.
Remove Ilividlive from Chrome:
Close Chrome. Navigate to:
C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:
Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.
Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!