Last week, I saw a plenty of messages like “my internet browser demonstrates to me unwanted Totaltopfeed.com pop-up advertisements, is it a virus?” or “these Totaltopfeed.com pop-up advertisements in my Chrome making me crazy, how to take care of them?”. According to the statistics for last months, virus distributors began a vast adware delivery campaign. Let me show you, how you can remove the pc virus from your computer, and also forget about the annoying Totaltopfeed.com pop-ups.
Pop-Ups : Discovering The Nature
You can admit that some sites (like a Totaltopfeed.com) use you pop-up advertisements. The message can contain something like “do you want to have notifications concerning the latest news?” or “enable alerts to be reported regarding latest discounts?”. Generally, such messages are trustworthy, and may only sidetrack you with its sudden appearance. And it can be quite easily disabled, in case notices from this online resource are no longer wanted.
Pop-up alerts are quite an effective advertising and marketing mechanism. If you are interested in products of some type, you can enable pop-ups from the site where you can acquire this things, and also as quickly as these items are in store again, or if you can have a discount – you will obtain the notification concerning this. The counterparty – online merchants, car lending companies, etc – will certainly remain in profit, too – customer will surely obtain a pointer concerning the item he/she planned to pay for. As well as such an advertising approach is nearly free – this aspect is very important for corporations.
|Infection Type||Adware, Push notifications, Unwanted Ads, Pop-up Ads|
|Symptoms||Annoying pop-up ads in the right corner.|
|Similar behavior||News-cekuyi.cc, Hedesignofi.top, Monerohush.com|
Totaltopfeed.com Pop-Ups Are Not So Safe
However occasionally pop-up ads can show up without your approval, and with a text which is entirely various from your present cares or search questions. And also, besides undesirable Totaltopfeed.com pop-ups from the unknown website, you can at the same time see a great deal of advertisements, including ones on the pages which initially have no ads at all. Such a situation can be the trace of adware presence.
Adware is the kind of virus which infiltrates into your system, and then begins suggesting you different promotions. Their material usually has no correlation with your typical search queries. Besides banner advertisements, your web browser can also display you a significant number of different Totaltopfeed.com pop-up promotions, which come into view in the lower right corner.
The model of adware usage is very sly. The huge pack of adware is spread via trojan viruses, which are infiltrated in your desktop earlier. Promotions, which are shown to you by malicious program, are paid by their makers. In several weeks, all antivirus programs began to block these adware, therefore, trojan sheds in earnings. And to rub out the user’s computer, malware distributors start ransomware distribution with these trojans.
Even if there is no active ransomware distribution, your PC may still be impacted by adware virus. A big amount of advertisements together with Totaltopfeed.com pop-ups can make your PC as slow as snail, so your regular work will certainly be difficult to carry out in typical manner.
How Can I Deal With Totaltopfeed.com Pop-Ups?
Assuming the text above: your desktop, and your data, is in a serious danger. To stop this virus, you need to use antivirus program. Microsoft Defender, which is installed in every Windows 10 distribution, has the ability to take care of Totaltopfeed.com pop-ups virus. Nonetheless, it can not change the browser changes which were implemented by harmful program. One more negative aspect of the anti-malware program by Microsoft is its particular vulnerability: viruses can disable Microsoft Defender with the Group Policies after being implanted to your PC.
To be 100% sure that your computer is clean of any malware now, and will be clean in future, I can advice you to use GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
To detect and delete all malicious applications on your PC, including Totaltopfeed.com pop-ups virus, with GridinSoft Anti-Malware, it’s better to use Standard or Full scan. Quick Scan is not able to find all the malicious programs, because it scans only the most popular registry entries and directories.
You can spectate the detected malicious apps sorted by their possible hazard during the scan process. But to perform any actions against malware, you need to wait until the scan is finished, or to stop the scan.
To choose the action for every detected virus or unwanted program, click the arrow in front of the name of detected malicious program. By default, all the viruses will be moved to quarantine.
Reverting browser settings to original ones
To reset your browser settings, you are required to use the Reset Browser Settings option. This action cannot be counteracted by Totaltopfeed.com malware, hence, you will surely see the result. This action can be found in the Tools tab.
After pressing the Reset Browser Settings option, the menu will be displayed, where you can choose, which settings will be reverted to original.
Reset browser setiings without making use of third-party programs
Besides using antivirus software for browser reset, you can choose the “Reset browser settings” option, which is usually embedded in all popular web browsers.
Reset Microsoft Edge ⚙ Settings
- Open "Settings and more" tab in upper right corner, then find here "Settings" button. In the appeared menu, choose "Reset settings" option:
- After picking the Reset Settings option, you will see the following menu, stating about the settings which will be reverted to original:
Reset Mozilla Firefox ⚙ Settings
- Open Menu tab (three strips in upper right corner) and click the "Help" button. In the appeared menu choose "troubleshooting information":
- In the next screen, find the "Refresh Firefox" option: After choosing this option, you will see the next message:
- Open Settings menu by pressing the gear icon in the toolbar (left side of the browser window), then click "Advanced" option, and choose "Browser" button in the drop-down list. Scroll down, to the bottom of the settings menu. Find there "Restore settings to their original defaults" option:
- After clicking the "Restore settings..." button, you will see the window, where all settings, which will be reset, are shown:
- Open Settings tab, find the "Advanced" button. In the extended tab choose the "Reset and clean up" button:
- In the appeared list, click on the "Restore settings to their original defaults":
- Finally, you will see the window, where you can see all the settings which will be reset to default:
Reset Opera ⚙ Settings
Reset Google Chrome ⚙ Settings
As an afterword, I want to say that the time plays against you and your PC. The activity of browser hijacker Totaltopfeed.com must be stopped as soon as possible, because of possibility of other malware injection. This malware can be downloaded autonomously, or offered for you to download in one of the windows with advertisements, which are shown to you by the hijacker. You need to act as fast as you can.