If the Zokeweri.com website constantly pops up on your screen every time you open your browser, it means that your computer is no longer adware-free. This parasite can cause serious trouble, if left to roam free. The adware is programmed to swarm you in sponsored content, aiming to make you click. And, to raise its chances of success, it will spy on you. Every move you make online will be monitored by this nasty pest. It will know what pages you like to visit and what you’re most likely to type in a search engine. By collecting this data, the adware will be capable of providing targeted advertisements that will be very attractive to you.
For each click you make on such adverts, the parasite will get paid. But the thing is, there is no way of knowing where such redirects lead to. This menace’s job is to generate as many ads as possible, not caring if they lead to secure pages. Having adware on your computer means that not only is your personal information at risk, but your web browser will also suffer grave consequences, making it unable to perform normally.
Adware is typically distributed via spam emails and attachments, as well as software bundling. Nowadays, to receive spam messages is not an unusual thing. But, it is important for users to know that such emails are most likely to carry dangerous parasites that will aim to infect their computer. If you receive such emails, it is best to delete them. Some messages may claim to be sent from seemingly trustworthy companies like, for example, Amazon, eBay, PayPal, etc. The smart thing to do, would be to compare the given address to the one from their official websites. If there is no match, it is certain that such emails are fraudulent, and you must delete them from your Inbox ASAP.
In the cases of installing software on your computer, we highly recommend our readers to opt for a Custom installation mode, so any hidden programs or applications become visible for them to deselect such content. Malware is known to disguise itself as additional software that will otherwise be invisible, should you choose a Quick installation instead. Other means of adware distribution include shady links and ads, torrent files, and fake update requests.
Don’t worry, the appearance of the Zokeweri.com website does not mean that your entire computer system has been infected. Adware only attacks your web browsers. However, that doesn’t mean you should ignore the threat altogether. This parasite is anything but harmless. It can bring lots of problems your way. Other typical symptoms that follow after a successful adware invasion include, but are not limited to slow internet, lagging, slow responding time of the browser, as well as it starting to crash and freeze on a regular basis.
Even if you try to ignore all the ads thrown your way by the parasite, that won’t mean that your problem is solved. The adware will only get more aggressive and change its tactics. If you want to protect your private information from falling into the hands of criminals, you need to act against this pest! The timely removal of the Zokeweri.com adware if the only solution for you to return to a secure and ad-free browsing experience.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, 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.
Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Zokeweri.com 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 Zokeweri.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.