TopArcade Hits virus (also known as Top Arcade Hits virus or ToparcadeHits virus) is a malicious program, which hails from the same family as Searchnu. This program infiltrates computers in a bundle with other, third-party software, and then modifies some of their settings in order to start its job. As soon as it prepares the system for work, TopArcade Hits virus starts interrupting the victim during his/hers search sessions with its continuous pop-up ads. In most of the cases, these ads compare prices and show 'better' solutions or deals. However, they are filled with various links, so you can't be sure that you won't be rerouted to malicious website, which spreads malware. If you want to feel safe when browsing on the Internet, you should remove TopArcade Hits virus from your machine.
TopArcade Hits can be downloaded manually from download.com, toparcadehits.com or other website, which is used for promoting it. However, it can also infiltrate computers just like any other adware - without the knowledge of the user. Typically, it gets inside the system in a bundle with other software, such as freeware and shareware. Such programs include adwares for the only aim – monetization, so you should always pay attention to 'components list' when downloading freeware on your computer. If it gets inside the system, adware starts initiating havoc on victim's machine by popping up with its continuous alerts and notifications. Besides, it starts rerouting its victims to unwanted websites when they browse on the Internet. If you haven't installed this program on your PC manually and you really want to remove TopArcade Hits virus from your computer, follow this guide:
In order to get remove TopArcade Hits virus, you should run a full system scan with updated anti-spyware. In this case we recommend using Defender Pro Ultimate Security Suite, SpyHunter or other reputable security software. In addition, follow these steps to get rid of TopArcade Hits virus for good:
Click Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs. Additionally, look for TopArcade Hits or anything what could be related to this virus and uninstall it.
Now fix your browsers:
Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’. Here, look for TopArcade Hits or anything what could be related to this virus and click 'uninstall'. Now open IE -> Tools -> Internet Option -> General tab. Enter Google or other address to make it the default start page.
Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’. Find TopArcade Hits or anything what could be related to this virus and click ‘Uninstall’. Now go to Tools -> Options -> General -> Startup. Now select 'Show a blank page' when Firefox Starts or set a certain website, like Google or similar..
Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select Tools -> Extensions. Here, look for TopArcade Hits or anything what could be related to this virus and get rid of it by clicking on the Recycle Bin. Additionally, click on wench icon, go to settings and choose 'Manage search engines'. Change search engine to google or other and then Go to section “On start” and make sure you get blank page while creating new tab.
Information added: 06/12/13 02:34;
information updated: 06/12/13 02:34