Last week, I saw a huge amount of posts like “my browser demonstrates to me unwanted Video01.live pop-up advertisements, is it a pc virus?” or “these Video01.live pop-up advertisements in my Chrome making me crazy, how to handle them?”. Due to the statistics for last months, pc virus suppliers began a vast adware distribution project. Let me demonstrate you, how you can remove the viruses from your personal computer, and also forget about the irritating Video01.live pop-ups.
Pop-Ups : Discovering The Nature
You can admit that some websites (like a Video01.live) offer you pop-up ads. The message can contain something like “do you want to get alerts relating to the current news?” or “enable alerts to be reported about latest discount rates?”. Generally, such messages are harmless, and may just distract you with its unexpected visual appeal. Also it can be quite easily turned off, in case notices from this website are no longer wanted.
Pop-up notices are fairly an efficient marketing mechanism. If you want items of some type, you can allow pop-ups from the site where you can purchase this things, and as soon as these things are in inventory again, or if you can have a price cut – you will certainly obtain the notification about this. The counterparty – online retailers, car lending companies, etc – will certainly remain in profit, too – purchaser will undoubtedly get a suggestion about the product he/she planned to purchase. As well as such a marketing technique is practically cost-free – this element is really essential for companies.
|Infection Type||Adware, Push notifications, Unwanted Ads, Pop-up Ads|
|Symptoms||Annoying pop-up ads in the right corner.|
|Similar behavior||Trainingan.fun, Video02.live, Domainforcleverhunt.me|
Video01.live Pop-Ups Are Not So Safe
But often pop-up ads can come out without your permission, as well as with an information which is totally various from your present attentions or search questions. And also, besides undesirable Video01.live pop-ups from the unknown website, you can simultaneously see a great deal of ads, including ones on the pages which originally have no advertisements at all. Such a situation can be the trace of adware presence.
Adware is the type of virus which infiltrates into your personal computer, and then starts showing you numerous advertisements. Their content usually has no match with your normal search queries. Besides banner ads, your web browser can likewise display you a substantial amount of various Video01.live pop-up promotions, which appear in the lower right area.
The model of adware usage is really sly. The big pack of adware is spread with trojan viruses, which are injected in your computer earlier. Ads, which are demonstrated to you by malicious app, are paid by their creators. In several weeks, all anti-malware programs began to stop these adware, hence, trojan sheds in earnings. And to terminate the user’s personal computer, malware distributors begin ransomware distribution via these trojans.
Even if there is no active ransomware distribution, your desktop can continue to be affected by adware virus. A substantial amount of ads together with Video01.live pop-ups can make your PC as slow as snail, so your regular work will certainly be impossible to execute in normal way.
How Can I Deal With Video01.live Pop-Ups?
Concluding the text above: your desktop, as well as your information, is in a major danger. To quit this virus, you require to make use of anti-virus software. Microsoft Defender, which is embedded in every Windows 10 distribution, has the ability to take care of Video01.live pop-ups malware. Nevertheless, it can’t revert the web browser changes which were applied by malicious program. One more downside of the antivirus by Microsoft is its certain susceptability: viruses can disable Microsoft Defender with the Group Policies after being implanted to your desktop.
To be 100% sure that your system is clean of any viruses now, and will be clean in future, I can advice you to use GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
To detect and erase all malicious applications on your desktop, including Video01.live pop-ups virus, with GridinSoft Anti-Malware, it’s better to utilize Standard or Full scan. Quick Scan is not able to find all the viruses, because it checks only the most popular registry entries and folders.
You can spectate the detected malicious apps sorted by their possible harm simultaneously with the scan process. But to choose any actions against malicious programs, you need to wait until the scan is over, or to stop the scan.
To set the action for each detected malicious or unwanted program, click the arrow in front of the name of detected malicious app. By default, all the viruses will be moved to quarantine.
Reverting browser settings to original ones
To revert your browser settings, you are required to use the Reset Browser Settings option. This action is not able to be counteracted by Video01.live virus, hence, you will surely see the result. This action can be located in the Tools tab.
After pressing the Reset Browser Settings button, the menu will be shown, where you can choose, which settings will be reverted to original.
Reset browser setiings without making use of third-party applications
Besides using antivirus software for browser recovery, you can choose the “Reset browser settings” option, which is usually embedded in all popular 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 Video01.live 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.