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I wrote this article to help you remove Pdllbq.pro Virus. This Pdllbq.pro Virus removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

The Pdllbq.pro page is an adware. To be more accurate, the site`s an indication of an adware, not the actual threat. Either way, you have an infection on board and you better take action as soon as possible. The good news is that this type of infections is relatively easy to tackle. Especially if you use the right set of instructions and act promptly. You will be able to deal with the pest in no time. But do not underestimate it.

The fact that the adware is easy to remove does not make it harmless. There is no such thing as an innocuous virus. They all cause you damage. Some more than others. You are even kind of lucky to be dealing with an adware and not some other more dangerous pest like a Trojan or a ransomware. Find and delete the intruder ASAP. The more time it spends on your machine, the more time it has to make a mess on it. Take the Pdllbq.pro site as a warning and heed it. Once you notice the page taking over your browsers, start looking for the adware`s hiding place and do not hesitate to get rid of it. The sooner it is gone, the better.

The adware`s job is to generate pay-per-click revenue for its owners. And that’s exactly what it does. The infection injects all of your browsers with countless, sponsored commercials and every time you click on an ad, the crooks make money. You become their sponsor. Not only that, though. Your online activities are ruined because of this pest. It causes your browsers to redirect you to Pdllbq.pro and other dodgy sites all the time. Aside from that, your entire screen is completely covered with advertisements. Imagine what all of this does to your web surfing. It ruins it. Being interrupted all the time while online is no fun. You cannot get any work done.

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The Pdllbq.pro Virus

Now let`s get back to those ads. Do they look like they have been make specially for you? They probably do. Do not let that mislead you. It is a trap. If the ads look helpful or interesting, it is because the adware wanted them to be. It needs your clicks and it wants to make sure you are at least tempted to click on the ads. That’s why it generates commercials that spark your interest. The question is how does the adware know what appeals to you? Well, it spies on your browsing habits, collects information and then uses it to tailor adverts which you will like. Sneaky, isn’t it?

Beware! This information also ends up in the hands of cybercriminals who can use it for whatever they want. Don’t let that scenario unfold. Delete the adware the first chance you get and protect your privacy. Also, once the pest is gone, everything will get back to normal. There will be no more ads and redirects and you will be able to enjoy surfing the web again. Do not hesitate. Use our removal guide below and get rid of this pest once and for all.

But how did you get infected with the adware in the first place? It did not appear as if by magic. The Pdllbq.pro page showed up because of the adware and the adware itself tricked you into allowing its installation. Without your permission, it cannot enter. That’s why it turns to tricks and seeks your approval in the sneakiest ways possible. One of the most commonly used tactics is bundled software. Be extra careful when installing free programs. Always opt for the Custom settings as they allow you to see if there are some additionally attached apps to the originals program. If there are, deselect them immediately. Usually, these extras are malicious and you do not need them. Do not rush and be cautious. A little extra attention goes a long way.

Pdllbq.pro Virus Removal

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Pdllbq.pro Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov

Daniel Stoyanov has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.

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