Monday, March 3, 2014

Get Rid of ScanTack Adware Virus Quickly

Know More about ScanTack
ScanTack is an adware which can get inside your computer without letting you know. When you download new programs from internet, ScanTack can hide itself in these free softwares. If you are careless during installation, your computer will probably be infected by this ScanTack adware. So you totally can avoid this adware to some extents. The only thing you need to do is always choose customer installations and deselect options for additional unwanted applications.

Once ScanTack resides in your computer, your computer will become a mess.  When you are browsing websites no matter what websites they are, the pop-up ads supported by ScanTack will keep showing on your computer screen. It's useless for you to reset your browsers because this adware has puts malicious plug-ins on your browsers forcibly. Besides, by changing the settings of your browsers secretly, it can hide better in your computer without being detected or removed by antivirus programs.

ScanTack still has the ability to open backdoor for other threats or viruses such as browser hijackers, worms, Trojans and so on. With these harmful programs in your system, your computer running speed will be dragged down dreadfully. It takes long time to run a process or open a page. Therefore, you should uninstall ScanTack adware from your computer before bigger problems happen.

ScanTack Screenshot 
Dangers of Having ScanTack
1. It resides in your computer stubbornly and can't be uninstalled easily.
2. It inserts some needless plug-ins on your browsers.
3. It makes all kinds of ads pop out on your computer screen.
4. It aims at promoting certain websites, services or products.
5. It helps the cyber criminals to get your personal information.
6. It introduces more malicious programs in your computer.
How to Uninstall ScanTack Completely
Before the removal, please first back up your system! You should be extremely careful when deleting any file, because any mistake may lead to system crashes and other severe consequence.
METHOD 1. Manual Removal
Step One:
Reboot the computer and before Windows interface loads, hit F8 key repeatedly. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key. System will load files and then get to the desktop in needed option.
Step Two:
Open Windows Task Manager and end virus processes. There are three ways to launch the Task Manager
① Press keys Ctrl+Alt+Del.
② Press keys Ctrl+Shift+Esc.
③ Press the Start button→click on the Run option→Type in taskmgr→press OK.
Step Three:
Click “Start” button and open the “Control Panel”, then double-click “Folder Options”. When the Folder Options window shows up, please click on the “View” tab, tick “Show hidden files and folders” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)” and then press OK. 
Step Four:
Open Start menu and click on the “Search programs and files” box. Then delete ScanTack files: 
Step Five:
Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys, type in regedit and click “OK” to launch the Windows Registry. Then delete all ScanTack registry entries and keys.
METHOD 2. Automatic Removal
To completely delete ScanTack, you need to know that the manual removal above may not be able to remove virus  completely, because the creators of virus are always updating the virus version.Besides,any tiny mistake during the manual removal process may lead to severe consequences. Therefore,to ensure a complete and safe virus removal, it’s recommended that you get rid of virus with Automatic ScanTack Removal Tool. 


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