What is EmergencyPCDownload.com virus?
EmergencyPCDownload.com virus is a potentially unwanted program that causes misleading pop-up ads on people's computers. These ads show up within Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers, and claim that user needs to update his Java, Flash Player, one of browsers or other program. If you fall for thinking that one of your programs is out of date and click on 'Download', 'Update' or other button, you may be negatively surprised. That's because EmergencyPCDownload.com virus is mostly used to spread such questionable programs as WebCake, Delta Search, Babylon Toolbar and similar adwares. If you think that your PC is full of outdated programs, you should go straight to their official websites and download these updates. In order to get rid of misleading pop-up messages, you should remove EmergencyPCDownload.com virus from the system as soon as possible.
How can EmergencyPCDownload.com virus hijack my computer?
EmergencyPCDownload.com pop-up ads show up as soon as adware-type application that is related to them enters computer. In most of the cases, people download such programs unnoticeably, in a bundle with third party programs. Programs that may be involved to the distribution of EmergencyPCDownload.com virus are various download managers, PDF creators and similar applications. Please, be very careful when downloading them on your computer because it's easier than eliminating them from it. We highly suggest you to choose Custom or Advanced installation of the freeware because it gives opportunity to opt out of all questionable plugins, add-ons, toolbars and extensions. No matter that such programs as adwares and browser hijackers can't pose a harm to your computer, they can easily cause redirects to unsafe sites and infiltration of dangerous applications. In order to avoid EmergencyPCDownload.com redirects, follow this guide:
How to remove EmergencyPCDownload.com virus?
We highly recommend you to scan your computer with reputable anti-spyware if you think that EmergencyPCDownload.com virus may be hiding in it. Also, uninstall questionable programs and reset each of your web browsers with a help of these steps:
- Scan your computer with a reliable anti-spyware program. We recommend using SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.
- Remove the freeware, which is related to EmergencyPCDownload.com:
1. Click Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for recently installed/unfamiliar applications, such as Cin.Plus1.2, Browsers Apps, Video-media-player-Air, Cinema-Plus-1.2, Sm8mS, Discount Cow, V-bates, PriceMeter, Supra Savings, Network System Driver, FreeSoftToday, Browser Appe_1.2, Re-Markable, Zombie Alert, Wajam, Coupon Server, Lollipop, HD-Total-Plus, BlockAndSurf, Safe Saver, SupTab, WebenexpV1, Lollipop, Software Updated Version, DP1815, Video Player, Convert Files for Free, Plus-HD 1.3, BetterSurf, MediaPlayerV1, PassShow, LyricsBuddy-1, PureLeads, Media Player 1.1, RRSavings, Fraveen, Websteroids, Savings Bull, TidyNetwork, Search Snacks, MediaBuzzV11, Re-markit or similar unfamiliar entries.
3. Click 'Uninstall' and then OK to save the changes.
- Remove the extension, which is related to EmergencyPCDownload.com from your browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome):
1. Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ → ‘Manage Add-ons’ → ‘Toolbars and Extensions’.
2. Here, look for unfamiliar entries and click 'uninstall'.
3. Once you remove it, change your start page.
Reset your Internet Explorer (Optional):
1. Open Internet Explorer, click the Gear icon or ‘Tools‘ → 'Internet Options'.
2. Here, go to the 'Advanced' tab and click the 'Reset' button.
3. Go to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' option.
4. Finally, click 'Close' and OK to save the changes.
1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ → ‘Add-ons’ → ‘Extensions’.
2. Find suspicious-looking entries and click ‘Uninstall’.
3. After that, change the start page.
Reset your Mozilla Firefox (Optional):
1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section → 'Troubleshooting Information'.
2. Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.
1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select Tools → Extensions.
2. Here, look for unfamiliar extensions and get rid of them by clicking on the Recycle Bin.
3. Don't forget to change start page.