If the Varielcontentdelivery.info website has taken over your browser, you are in serious trouble. Its appearance is a sign that your computer has been attacked by a nasty adware parasite. You’ll be redirected to this page non-stop. By popping up on your screen, the malicious software that now calls your browser its ‘home’ announces its grand entrance. It is a clear indication that must not be ignored. If you choose to let this pest do its own thing, without taking action against it, you put your online privacy in jeopardy.
Your private data such as but not limited to browsing history and search results can be easily obtained by the adware, so it is able to produce relevant advertisements you’ll be more likely to click on. Such intrusive content is very beneficial to the developers of this dangerous software since it brings them income for every click that you make on the displayed ads. But there’s more. Don’t expect for the sponsored content to be verified. This parasite is not programmed to reroute you to secure pages. There is a chance that you may click on a link that leads to an infected source. That’s an easy way for other infections to sneak on your computer, or for hackers to steal your personal and financial information.
We already established that the Varielcontentdelivery.com page appears courtesy of an adware. But how did it manage to sneak on your device unnoticed? Well, it didn’t hack your computer, that’s for sure. This malicious software is not that advanced. Chances are, it managed to invade through software bundling, or via spam emails that contain attachments or executable files. It is not impossible for it to infiltrate by fake update requests, torrent files and questionable links.
Above all, nasty parasites are able to infect your PC because you were being careless and naive. It can take just one second of your distraction, for the dreaded infection to take place. That’s why you must think twice before clicking on a random pop-up or ad. Be thorough and read between the lines. Make it a habit to read the full terms and conditions. If you’re installing software on your computer, it is best to install under the custom setup mode, rather than the quick one. By following our advice, you’ll be able to view any bonus programs or applications that were previously hidden from you. More often than not, that’s just malware in disguise, seeking for a way in on your computer.
An adware might not look like a dangerous threat, but do not let it fool you. Those multiple adverts that your browser is forced to display can be its downfall. Sooner or later, your web browser will find it very difficult to run properly. Some of the signs that follow after the successful installation of the parasite are lagging, slow internet speed, and overall underperformance. Let’s not forget the risk for your personal details like passwords, credit card numbers and more, to fall into the hands of criminals.
The only way for you to return to a secure, ad-free browsing and make sure your data is protected, is to remove the adware parasite responsible for the Varielcontentdelivery.info reshuffles. The more time you waste, the more damages this pest will be able to do. Your only way out of this nightmare is the removal of the annoying parasite.
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.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
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.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here 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.
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).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start 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.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still cannot remove Varielcontentdelivery.info from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.