Uninstall MTview.exe “Virus”

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

MTview.exe is a malicious executable, created by the Chinese publisher Zhu Weiqin. It is also associated with the Shop Box.A adware tool. It is not something you will be happy to have on board. According to users who have already had to deal with it, it appears completely out of the blue. However, from the moment it settles, the issues start pouring – never-ending ads, browser hijacking, sneaky installation, constant antivirus warnings, etc. MTview.exe will also make many changes on your system and your consent won`t be required for either of them.

For instance, your default search engine and homepage will both be replaced with another unknown website. Every time you open your browser you will be redirected to various Chinese websites like www.hao123.com and www.999.com, which are very dangerous and completely unreliable. They are also the executable`s most preferred choices for redirection and/or homepage and search engine replacements. Not to mention the countless pop-up ads and sponsored links you will be bombarded with. All the time.

Remove MTview.exe
The MTview.exe Virus

Whenever you try to open your previously trusted browser and search the web, you will be interrupted by the irritating advertisements and redirects. This is not something you should have to put up with. It is very annoying but above all dangerous. Everything the malicious executable throws your way will not only drive you mad but it could cause you much more serious problems. The ads, as well as the pages you are redirected to, are laced with malware pieces. This means, one click it more than enough to buy a malware a one-way ticket to your PC. Be extra careful not to click on the ads or on anything in the pages. The only thing you will achieve is infecting your already infected machine even more. And this time, the malware you get may be a greedy ransomware or a devastating Trojan, both of which will completely wreck your computer.

Avoid all of the commercials even if they seem legitimate. Remember, each click, no matter if on purpose or by accident, gets you a malware infection. Your browser is not safe anymore and it will stay this way until you remove the executable from your PC once and for all. Don’t hesitate and don’t wait for things to worsen. It may be too late then. Save yourself a headache and delete the parasite as soon as you spot it. By procrastinating you are only giving it time to make a complete mess of your machine. Our detailed removal guide below will help you with the instructions on getting rid of this pest. Just follow the step in the exact order.

You should know, though, that the executable didn’t appear out of the blue. It may have seemed that way but it didn’t. These infections cannot appear as if my magic because they cannot get it without you allowing them to. And as you are currently dealing with MTview.exe you must have given it green light at some point. Otherwise, it wouldn’t be in your system. Don’t bother trying to remember when you agreed to such a thing. It is a fact that your approval is needed but these parasites are smart and deceptive. They don’t openly ask you to open the door for them. They do it in the sneakiest way possible, using and hiding behind other tools.

The most preferred means of infiltration are spam email attachments, compromised link/pages/, freeware, bogus updates. They use all of these techniques but they prey on your carelessness. They hope you would be negligent enough not to pay full attention when they ask for permission and you would give it to them without realizing. This is what happens in most of the cases. And you are the one who lets it. Now knowing that, make sure it won`t happen again. Be more thorough and careful, don’t rush installation, take enough time to read the Terms and Conditions and don’t just click “next” and hope for the best. It is easier to prevent an infection than to having to tackle it.

MTview.exe 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 perform to remove the hijacker 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.

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