Remove Cerber Ransomware from Your Computer

March 10, 2016


Cerber Virus Information

Cerber is identified as a nasty ransom virus which is developed by remote hackers to steal money from innocent PC users. This malicious ransom virus can affect target computer all around the world. By taking advantages of system loopholes, the ransom virus is able to slip into computer systems easily. So, you had better pay attention to it, or your system will get into an extremely situation.

Usually, Cerber is attached to free programs which most people prefer to download from the Internet. If you download some free programs without cautions, you are probably to be targeted. The virus may appear on your system suddenly when you read an email for which this ransom virus can be dropped into the email attachments by the remote hackers. In this case, many PC users are tricked into running it. Also, if you visit some malicious web sites, your PC may be affected by Cerber.

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Once Cerber invades your system, it will lock your screen and you cannot do anything on your PC. Meanwhile, it states that your screen is locked because you viewed child pornography or distributed copyrighted materials. You are required to unlock your screen through paying a fine. Some users know that it is totally a scam, but most users are afraid of it. And they pay the fake fine. However, they still cannot unlock their PCs. You should know that the purpose of Cerber is to get money from innocent PC users. What you should do is to get rid of Cerber immediately.

Screenshot of Cerber:

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1.Remove the Virus Automatically & Completely (Recommended)

If you do not have enough techniques and time to get rid of this nasty virus, please use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to save your computer and your trouble.

Step 1: Remove the Cerber related programs from your computer

By following the first part of instructions, you will be able to trace and completely get rid of the intruders and disturbances:

  1. To terminate Cerber application from the system, use the instructions which suit you:

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  • Windows XP/Vista/7: Choose Start button, and then go for Control Panel.

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  • Windows 8: Have the cursor of the mouse moved to the right side, edge. Choose Search and start searching “control panel”. The other way to get there is to make a right click on the hot corner in left (simply, Start button) and go for Control Panel selection.

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As you get into Control Panel, then look for Programs section and choose Uninstall a program.  In case your Control Panel is in Classic View, you should press twice on Programs and Features.

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When Programs and Features/Uninstall a Program Windows appears, take a look at the list provided, find and  uninstall one or all the programs found:

  • Cerber; HD-Total-Plus; RemoveThaeAdAopp; UTUobEAdaBlock; SafeSaver; SupTab;
  • ValueApps; Lollipop; Software Updated Version; DP1815; Video Player; Convert Files for Free;
  • Plus-HD 1.3; BetterSurf; Trusted Web; PassShow; LyricsBuddy-1; Yupdate4.flashplayes.info 1.2;
  • Media Player 1.1; Savings Bull; Feven Pro 1.1; Websteroids; Savings Bull; HD-Plus 3.5; Re-markit.

Additionally, you should uninstalled any application which was installed short time ago. In order to find those recently installed applcations, press on Installed On section and here investigate programs based on the dates it were installed. Take a better look at that list once again and uninstall any unfamiliar program.
It can also happen that you may not find any of the above listed programs which you were advised to uninstall. If you realize that you do not recognize any unreliable and unseen programs, follow the next steps in this uninstallation guide.

 

Step 2: Uninstall Cerber pop-ups from browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome

Delete Cerber pop-up ads from Internet Explorer

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By relying on the provided tips you can have your browsres brought back to the normal state.  Here are the tips for Internet Explorer:

  1. Go to Internet Explorer, press on the gear icon (right side). Find yourself on Internet Options.
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  2. In this section, press on Advanced tab, and continue with Reset.
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  3. As you are in Reset Internet Explorer settings section, go for Delete personal settings box, and move forward to Reset.
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  4. As you see that the task is being finished, choose Close selection, for actions to be confirmed. ” To finish, close and reopen the browser.

Eliminate Cerber pop-up ads from Mozilla Firefox

If Mozilla Furefox browser on your system is somehow broken because of the entrance of viruses, you should restrore it. Restoring in other words means resetting browser to its primary state. Do not be worry as your personal selection on the browser will be safe, e.g. history, bookmarks, passwords and etc.

  1. While you are on Firefox, press on Firefox button, move through Help menu and choose Troubleshooting Information.
    Firefox-Troubleshooting-Information Remove Cerber Ransomware from Your Computer
  2. While on this page, choose Reset Firefox (on the right).
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  3. Carry on with Reset Firefox in the apperaing window.
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  4. Now, the browser will be restored to its default settings. When the process is finished, you will see the list of the data imported. Approve by choosing Finish.

Important: As the browser restore was conducted, be informed that the old profile of Firefox will be saved in the folder Old Firefox Data located on your system‘s desktop. You may need this folder or you may just remove it as it owns your private data. In case the reset was not successful, have your important files copied from the mentioned folder back.

Remove Cerber pop-up ads from Google Chrome

  1. Find and press on Chrome menu button (browser toolbar) and then choose Tools. Continue with Extensions.
  2. Download Removal Toolto remove Cerber

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  1. In this tab, delele ane unfamiliar plugins by pressing on the icon of trash can. Importantly, have all or one of these programs removed: Cerber, HD-Total-Plus, SafeSaver, DP1815, Video Player, Convert Files for Free, Plus-HD 1.3, BetterSurf, Media Player 1.1, PassShow, LyricsBuddy-1, Yupdate4.flashplayes.info 1.2, Media Player 1.1, Savings Bull, Feven Pro 1.1, Websteroids, Savings Bull, HD-Plus 3.5.

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