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Amazon Smart Search virus Removal Steps
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Step 1: Locate a safe place to jot down our Support number. This is just in case you need help on one of the steps. We are here to help you get rid of Amazon Smart Search virus. Amazon Smart Search virus Removal Hotline: 888.847.4130
Step 2: Completely turn off the Amazon Smart Search virus infected computer.
Step 3: Find your F8 button on the keyboard. F8 is conventionally situated on the top row of the keyboard. Prepare yourself to tap F8 immediately on the following step.
Step 4: Now power ON the computer and press F8 until the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU appears.
Step 5: When the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU shows up, click down the menu using the direction keys on the board and highlight SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING. Press ENTER on the keyboard.
Step 6: After Step 5, the PC will start up in Safe Mode. Your icons and the display will appear abnormal. This is normal and not caused by the infection.
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Step 7: Now we need to check if Amazon Smart Search virus has changed your computer’s proxy settings. Some infections like Amazon Smart Search virus can alter settings so it can control your Internet traffic. We now need to check the proxy settings for this.
Step 8: Press and hold the WINDOWS KEY on your keyboard.
Step 9: Keep pressing down on the WINDOWS key and press the R key at the same time. The RUN BOX will show up.
Step 10: In the RUN BOX, enter iexplore.exe. Click OK.
Step 11: Internet Explorer will now start. On the top navigation click TOOLS. Under the sub-menu of TOOLS click INTERNET OPTIONS.
Step 12: Select the CONNECTIONS tab in the INTERNET OPTIONS dialog box.
Step 13: Select the LAN SETTINGS button.
Step 14: Do you see a check-mark in the box named “Use a proxy server for your LAN”, under the PROXY SERVER section? If so,, click to uncheck the box. If there is not a checkmark located in the box then you can move on to the next step.
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Step 15: Press the OK button to close the LOCAL AREA NETWORK box.
Step 16: Then press the OK button to close the INTERNET OPTIONS box.
Step 17: We now need to run Rkill. Rkill is property of Bleepingcomputer.com. Rkill will try to disarm Amazon Smart Search virus. Amazon Smart Search virus is armed with the ability to block and stop any processes from running such as removal tools. We need to disarm and bypass this so we can continue with the steps. It is important to note that Rkill does not extract Amazon Smart Search virus. It is equally important to note that should not reboot your computer after running Rkill. Amazon Smart Search virus will simply restart if rebooted. We now need to bring up the RUN BOX. Hold down the WINDOWS key and press the R key.
Step 18: In the RUN BOX, type “iexplore.exe http://www.malwareexperts.com/rkill”. Then click OK.
Step 19: The download security box with Rkill will show, select SAVE and save it to the desktop.
Step 20: Close the DOWNLOAD COMPLETE box once the Rkill download is complete.
Step 21: Locate the Rkill.exe icon on your desktop.
Step 22: Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. Rkill will flash a black MS DOS box and attempt to paralyze Amazon Smart Search virus.
Step 23: Rkill will generate a Notepad file with information on what it found. You can close that log and go to the next step.
Step 24: Now the computer is prepared to install Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a very popular Malware removal application. To install Malwarebytes, we need to bring up the RUN BOX again.
Step 25: On the Keyboard press and hold the WINDOWS KEY and the R key simultaneously. The RUN BOX will appear again.
Step 26: In the RUN BOX type “iexplore http://www.malwareexperts.com/malware-remover/” and press OK.
Step 27: The download security box with Malwarebytes will appear. The options to RUN, SAVE or CANCEL will show. Select SAVE and then choose to save the file to the desktop.
Step 28: Go to your DESKTOP and locate the Malwarebytes icon on your desktop.
Step 29: Double-click the Malwarebytes icon.
Step 30: Select RUN on the Malwarebytes install box.
Step 31: After that, the SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE box will appear. Select your native language and press OK. English will be in used in the graphics example.
Step 32: The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show. Choose NEXT to continue.
Step 33: Next screen to show is the LICENSE AGREEMENT. Accept the agreement and choose NEXT.
Step 34: The BASIC INFORMATION screen is shown. Click NEXT.
Step 35: The SELECT DESTINATION LOCATION screen will appear. Choose the location you wish to have Malwarebytes install the required files. The default location shown is the normal, recommended location. Click NEXT.
Step 36: The next screen is just the SELECT START MENU FOLDER which tells the program where to place the shortcut to the application. Click NEXT.
Step 37: If you want a Desktop Icon and/or Quick Launch icon then opt-in to the corresponding check boxes on the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS box. Click NEXT.
Step 38: Now the READY TO INSTALL screen will show. Click INSTALL to start the installation process.
Step 39: The final screen with the pre-checked UPDATE and LAUNCH Malwarebytes will appear. Click FINISH.
Step 40: Malwarebytes will download the latest updates and show a success box. Click OK.
Step 41: The main interface of Malwarebytes with the Scanner tab will launch. Make sure PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected.
Step 42: Next step is to launch the full scan. Click SCAN to start the scan.
Step 43: A box will popup with the local drives, choose the local drives to scan and click SCAN.
Step 44: The scanner will begin. Be patient as the scan is very thorough searching for all the remnants of Amazon Smart Search virus.
Step 45: Once the scan is finished, a message box saying the scan is complete will appear. Click OK to close the box.
Step 46: After closing the box, click SHOW RESULTS.
Step 47: Once the results show, select REMOVE SELECTED to remove all the Malware found by Malwarebytes including Amazon Smart Search virus. Malwarebytes will also delete all of the files and registry keys affiliated with Amazon Smart Search virus and add them to the quarantine.
Step 48: Malwarebytes may need to reboot the system to complete the removal of Amazon Smart Search virus. Please allow the PC to reboot if Malwarebytes asks for it.
Step 49: After the reboot is complete and the system is relaunched, please follow the on-screen instructions and continue the removal process.
Step 50: A Notepad log will be created by Malwarebytes. Close the log once reviewed.
Step 51: Once Malwarebytes has completed the removal process and has removed all the traces of Amazon Smart Search virus, your computer should be 100% clean from Amazon Smart Search virus.
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