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Thursday, April 17, 2014

How to Get Rid of Cr.tractionize Adware Manually?

“What is http://cr.tractionize.com/WLBidRequestHandler? How can i remove it/block it ?---I’ve been having this issue for the past week already, every time i open a new page in chrome, it opens up automatically in the background, despite my AdBlock being on. No matter i close it, it would pop up several times in a day and it's really annoying :(

Are you having problems with cr.tractionize.com? Having run out of ways but still can’t rid your browser of this annoying thing? Please do not giving up removing Cr.tractionize:

Could Cr.tractionize be a Big Headache?

1. This adware gets on your computer stealthily.
2. Cr.tractionize.com pops up to occupy your browser.
3. It doesn’t allow you to visit some certain websites.
4. This thing may come along with other malicious apps.
5. It just stays there no matter how you scan the system.

What is Cr.tractionize Actually?

Cr.tractionize (Cr.tractionize.com)is a potentially unwanted adware which can appear on your browser without permission and then display irritating popup compulsively. Via the promotion of a third party such as spam attachment, corrupt website, free download etc, this adware can show up on your browser all of a sudden and then settle down. Cr.tractionize.com does what a browser hijacker out there does, using the forms of whether add-on, browser helper object, or WinsockLSP etc. So it is no wonder that you are always greeted with this superfluous popup.

Please do not take any uninvited guest like Cr.tractionize slightly because, if you keep it, there is possibility that some icons or links coming along will lead you to corrupt websites containing various computer threats such as spyware, torjan horse, and rogue etc. To keep your browser a safe surfing place and to keep your computer away from more threats, you are suggested to erase Cr.tractionize.com popup in a timely fashion.

(Tips: Given the fact that those ad-supported programs with malicious properties can sneak into your system without any consent, you could not pay too much attention while enjoying your time online. You are also recommended to choose custom installation when adding something to your program lists.)

How to Stop Cr.tractionize Effectively?

Plan A: Remove Cr.tractionize Manually

Plan B: Remove Cr.tractionize Automatically with SpyHunter

Plan A: Remove Cr.tractionize Manually

Step 1- Reset your browser
 (take IE as an example):
1) Open Internet Explorer >> Click on Tools >> Click on Internet Options
2) 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.

Step 2- Repair your browser

 (take IE as an example):
1) Go to 'Tools' → 'Manage Add-ons';
2) Choose 'Search Providers' → choose 'Bing' search engine or 'Google' search engine and make it default;
3) Select 'Search Results' and click 'Remove' to remove it;
4) Go to 'Tools' → 'Internet Options', select 'General tab' and click 'Use default' button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save the changes.

Step 3-Close all running processes
(Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK to open Windows Task Manager ) 

Step 4-Delete associated Files on your hard drive such as:

Step 5- Delete relevant entries
(Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK to open the Registry Editor)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\NTCurrentVersion\Winlogon\ "Shell" = "[random].exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall random\"Shell" = "[random].exe"

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.

Plan B: Remove Cr.tractionize Automatically with SpyHunter

Step 1-Download removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2-Install SpyHunter after downloading

Step 3-Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

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Step 4-Clean all detected items

Good to Know: Manual removal is an efficient way to get rid of Cr.tractionize popup. But if you are not familiar with manual operation, you are suggested to automatically uninstall Cr.tractionize adware with SpyHunter from here right now!