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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Stop Pop-ups From Solteratop Permanently (Adware Removal Guide)

Learn More About Solteratop

Solteratop is a plug-in which can infiltrates into a machine without the user’s awareness and then commits vicious conducts, disguising as a plug-in and attaching itself on your browser compulsively. Having much in commons with FlippyRoo and Joomiweb and Zippy Zarp browser extensions, Solteratop add-on can make great chaos on an affected browser, whether IE explore, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox and etc. As we all known that a legitimate browser plug-in can boost our browsing experience, while an evil plug-in will impede our computer using course and provides its transmitter with benefits. Solteratop can be divided into the group of evil malware.

You may perceive that except for the popping up, the browsing is seriously impeded and even the browser can’t be used at all. Why? There are differences between programs created by different programmer with different technique skills. The running of Solteratop is probably in conflict with other processes, which arouses page errors or running error. It is no wonder that you always meet browsing issues after getting Solteratop infection.

What’s more, Solteratop may open doors for other malware such as spyware, rogueware or trojan to get access your machine. It may also monitor your online activities, recording and sending back relevant data to its creator, via which it promotes advertisements, steals account & password of game or credit card and so forth. For the sake of your computer safety and your private security, you are advised to clean up any malicious plug-in such as Solteratop malware timely.

Potential Signs of Solteratop Infection

• Unsafe plug-in/extension appears on your browser compulsively.
• You are greeted by overwhelming pop-ups during the browsing.
• Solteratop is hard to uninstall and comes back again and again.
• Lots of unknown processes run behind the background & the computer speed gets very slow.

Why Solteratop Comes All of a Sudden?

There are several ways that you may get Solteratop malware:
* Infected attachments, spam emails, sponsored links and etc
* Free resources such as programs, files, drivers, games online
* Internet pop ups or corrupt web sites.
So many ways are available for Solteratop to breach into your system that you cannot pay too much attention while enjoying the internet. You are highly recommended to choose the custom installation when adding a new application to you program list.

Manually Remove Solteratop Ads 

Step1. Disable malicious Startup item.
a. Hit Win+R Keys, type msconfig in the Run box and press OK.
b. Go to Startup tab, try to find out evil item related to Solteratop and then disable.

Step2. Remove add-ons(Internet Explorer):
a. Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
b. Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
c. Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
d. Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.

Step3. End malicious processes
Press CTRL+ALT+DLE to launch Task Manager, go to Processes tab, find out Solteratop related process, and click on End Process.

Step4. Show hidden files.
a. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b. Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

Step5. Remove all associated files.
C:\WINDOWS\system32 \COMAdEvent.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32 \COMEventHelper.dll
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Temp\browserhelperobject\Solteratop.ink
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\roaming\browserhelperobjec\Solteratop.exe 

Step6. Remove all entries related to Solteratop.
Hit Win+R keys and type regedit in Run box to open Register Editor.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\COMEventHelper\ Solteratop
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\BrowserHelperObjects\{random characteristic }
HKLM\ Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy \Solteratop \{ random characteristic }
HKLM\ Software\\Classes\ Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion \App\ Uninstall \ Solteratop\ bin\ { random characteristic }

Step7. Reset your browser (take IE as an example):
Open Internet Explorer >> Click on Tools >> Click on Internet Options >> In the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab >> Then click on the LAN settings button>> Uncheck the check box labeled “Use a proxy server for your LAN” under the Proxy Server section and press OK.

Any mistake like wrong deletion of system files during the manual removal process may lead to irreversible damage to your machine. If you are not familiar with entries stuff, you are kindly reminded to use a professional and certificated removal tool to finish the removal automatically.

Automatically Remove Solteratop Ads with SpyHunter

Step1. Download removal tool SpyHunter


Step2. Install SpyHunter after downloading

Step3. Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

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Step4. Clean all detected items

Notification: Hope the manual tips could walk you through the Solteratop removal process. Should you run into any puzzle, to avoid unwanted damage, you are sincerely suggested to uninstall Solteratop by starting an automatic removal with SpyHunter from here.