Remove Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus
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Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus is also known as Ads by Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net, Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net | Type: Adware

Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-ups mean the only thing – your PC is affected by adware, which should be eliminated if you want to get rid of them. Otherwise, they may initiate havoc in your browsing sessions and may also lead your machine to the infiltration of malware. Typically, Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net redirect shows up out of nowhere after downloading other free applications. That’s why security experts included this application to ‘adware’ category. As soon as it gets inside, it hijacks all web browsers: Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net adds its add-on to Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and starts showing its ads. There are many people who believe that Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net purely seeks to help them save some money. In reality, it seeks only to make them visit specific domains and earn some money for its creators. That’s why we don’t recommend trusting Ads by Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net and similar notifications. Besides, you should remove this program from your machine as well.

HOW CAN Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus INFILTRATE MY COMPUTER? 

Just like we have already mentioned, Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net ads show up when this program manages to infiltrate computer. Typically, it can be downloaded in a bundle with freeware and shareware a as a ‘free addition’. If you want to prevent this advertising platform, you should check the entire installation process of the freeware and remove all unknown check marks that agree to install unknown components. If you were tricked into installing Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net, you can expect continuous alters and similar notifications from it. Some of them will offer grabbing discounts, others will compare prices or will offer using coupons. No matter that they may look quite trustworthy for you, we don’t recommend taking them serious.  

HOW TO REMOVE Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus?

If you want to get rid of Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net ads, you should remove Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus. For that, follow this guide:

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Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus Removal Process

Step 1

Uninstall Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up and related programs

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  • Here, look for Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.

If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Step 2

Remove Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter your preferred domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
  • Here, select Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
  • Here, select Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari
Remove dangerous plugins
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
  • Here, select Extentions and look for Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up removal process.

What is adware?

Adware is a program that displays advertisements while people are browsing online. Advertisements appear in a web browser, pop-up windows, special toolbars or within the host program. Adware also can gather information about user’s habits and interests. Once it collects what it needs, it sends it out through a background Internet connection. Such behavior allows adware vendors to deliver targeted advertisements to the end user and collect general statistics. However, it may also be used for stealing people’s private data.

Adware is divided into parasitical and legitimate applications. Illegal advertising programs are very similar to spyware parasites and often have some of their functions. They can be installed without user's knowledge and start working every time a computer is rebooted. However, they are less dangerous than rogues because the most of such parasites are primarily intended to collect user’s personal information for marketing and advertising purposes. Unfortunately, you can never know what other purposes it can be used for.

Symptoms showing that your computer was infected by Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up:

•  Appearance of annoying pop-up ads
•  Appearance of banners and in-text ads
•  Redirects to unknown and suspicious websites
•  Changes in homepage and default search engine
•  Decreased speed of every Internet browser

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Information added: 2014-08-19 11:08
Information updated: 2014-08-19 11:08

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Users comments about Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus:

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MARK W
Install Trusteer Rapport.If you have a bank account its free and it will work.Its what the banks use and is free as it saves them money on internet fraud claims.
I tried several programs before Trusteer Rapport and none of them worked for long but this kills it.
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Nicolas
this piece of crap was messing up my computer for weeks anyways I finally deleted it with only a little help of this site. here is my instructions on how to get rid of it if this doesnt work:
1. go to the wrench at the top right if you use internet explorer and go to the thing that says "manage add ons" find and then go to extensions then go to whatever it was and find the file on the computer it was hiding in C:Program Files... and than just deleate the file for me it was called MediaPlayerPlus thanks!
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BussupShot
I noticed that one of the rvzr-a related pop-up windows was called "weDownloadManager". When I went into the Extensions folder in Foxfire I also did not see any of the offenders on the above list, but there was an extension called "we_something" (now that I deleted it I dont remember what the name was). I disabled and deleted that one and rebooted Foxfire and that seemed to work!! I am no longer assaulted by floating ad windows, pop-up windows asking me to click on "updatemenow.com", and hijacked links.

I do not know how the people who write these programs live with themselves.
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angel
has anyone downloaded the spyhunter download on this page
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Hartshead
Using Chrome. Got this Rvzr-a.akamaihd.net pop-up virus parasite a few days ago, while downloading a "free" map of Vancouver Sky train map. Deleted the Chrome extension - wedownload Manager Pro - this seems to have worked, no pop ups since. Tried MalwareByte first, did not work for me.

Its good to beat these ******** your choice of adjectives, just like blocking calls from telemarketers!!!
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moose
It took me awhile but I finally found it, I had the rvzr-a.akamaihd.net show up on the pop ups as well as ndo.coreopti.net but I could not find them on the uninstall listing. Started checking out each of the files listed on the uninstall. Did not look at the obvious (Microsoft, etc.) Finally checked one listed as wedownload Manager Pro. Found it on google and it is a bad actor. Uninstalled and back in business.

Wasted 3 hours and a lot of hair pulling but it felt good to beat these idiots without having to resort to expensive tools which I understand dont always find them.
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haliyadda
very useful than you
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Chubb
It taken for a while to FOUND it on Control Panel,:) it HIIDDEN under different name something like media, enhance.... ect.. I caught it by checked each program it said had been used the same day I was on the laptop, because Akamaihd keep showing up all the times @ the same date,everyday .. Before remove it I double check to make sure this program is not from Microsoft, Dell or from a legitimate company....Finally I decided deleted it. Yeah!!!.

On tool >> add ons>> extensions ; I found akamaihd... But is wont give me the option to DISABLE...the only option there is to ENABLE.. :)
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Billy
In control panel, its called Media player 1.1
Uninstall it from there and you are probably good to go.

For my situation, it highlighted several words in any random text and that opens a pop up.
When you open new tabs or change websites, new tabs open up.
Just by clicking on the window, a a pop up appears.
A trend you can see is that these pop ups have in their url
or web address rvzr-a-akamaihd or something close to that.
Their should find some repitition in the sites it opens up.

If this doesnt work you may be willing to try all the other suggested options on the internet. Good luck.
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Billy
I think i got a solution. If you find media player 1.1 in your extensions, that is probably your malware, or something. That is the problem. What I did was I got to control panel and uninstalled it. It actually stopped this entire madness.

Phew, hope this helps you guys.
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