I have globalconsumersurvey.com virus on my computer. How do I get rid of it? I don’t know what to do. I used a system restore checkpoint and still see the virus at effect. I scanned the system with Malwarebytes but nothing was detected. This Visitors’ Survey is very annoying. Please help me remove it. I’d be forever grateful.
What is Globalconsumersurvey.com?
Globalconsumersurvey.com (globalconsumersurvey.com/au) is classified as an unethical browser hijacker which is harmful to your computer system. Globalconsumersurvey.com attaches itself to your browsers without your permission when you visit some unsafe websites or download free toolbars, media players and similar applications from the Internet. Once infected, your chrome, firefox and internet explorer will not work properly. You will keep getting Globalconsumersurvey.com popup on your browsers and internet speed slows download like a snail. In addition, Globalconsumersurvey.com can be used by its authors to monitor your online activities. It means that Globalconsumersurvey.com can easily collect your personal data, such as web sites visited, search queries, online banking account/password etc. If this information leaks, you will have to deal with more serious consequence. Globalconsumersurvey.com is not a safe site. In some cases, it can even open up system backdoors for cybercriminals or drop other malware infections to users’ computer. As soon as you notice that it appears on your browsers, you should rush to remove it.
Globalconsumersurvey.com is Dangerous
1.Globalconsumersurvey.com is a misleading website that pretends to be legitimate
2.It can monitor your internet activities
3.Globalconsumersurvey.com keeps displaying annoying survey popup
4.It may infect your system via spyware or freeware
5.Globalconsumersurvey.com may repair its files, spread or update by itself
6.It cannot be detected by AV tools, it is difficult to get rid of
7.Globalconsumersurvey.com violates your computer privacy and degrades system security
Manual Globalconsumersurvey.com Removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Globalconsumersurvey.com, such activity requires certain level of computer skills. If you are not computer a savvy, you may permanently damage your system. Therefore, you need to be very careful in the process. And please back up your registry before taking actions. Here’s what to do.
Step 1: Open the task manager and stop Globalconsumersurvey.com processes running in the background
Step 2: Remove Globalconsumersurvey.com files:
%Programdata%\[**Random**] %commondesktopdir%\Global consumer survey Virus.lnk C:\windows\System32\drivers\[**Random**].sys %LocalAppdata %\Global consumer survey\uninstall\Global consumer survey.lnk %appdata %\[*Random*]\[*Random*].exe %appdata %\[*Random*].exe %ProgramFiles X86%\Global consumer survey %appdata %\Local\[**Random**] %appdata %\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[**Random**] %Desktopdir%\ Globalconsumersurvey.com.lnk %AppData%\[random]\[random].exe/
Step 3: Delete Globalconsumersurvey.com registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\[*Random*] HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Globalconsumersurvey HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ http://global consumer survey\DisplayIcon %AppData%\[random]\[random].exe,0 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ http://global consumer survey DisplayName Globalconsumersurvey HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Globalconsumersurvey\ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” -u HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Appdata Low\Software\Global consumer survey\ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Appdata Low\Software\[**Random**] HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\[**Random**] HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\exefile\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[*Random*].exe” /START “%1? %*’ HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ http://global consumer survey UninstallString “%AppData%\[random]\[random].exe” –u HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command “(Default)” = ‘”%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[*Random*].exe” /START “%Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” -safe-mode’
(Note: Sufficient computer skills will be required in dealing with Globalconsumersurvey.com files, processes, .dll files and registry entries. You need to be very careful during the manual removal operation, otherwise it may lead to mistakes damaging your system. If you cannot figure out the files by yourself, just feel free to Contact MitechMate Online Experts for more instructions.)