Steps to Get Rid of Ads by WikiTime Pop-up Forever

August 30, 2015


What is WikiTime

Like MovixMuze and MetroCleaner, WikiTime is a very malicious adware which is used by hackers to distribute malicious applications. Once you install it on your PC, your browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox will be compromised by this adware within a minute. Then, you will find that all browsers work improperly. For example, every time you open a new tab, WikiTime will redirect you to its domain.

Moreover, if you try to search for some information from the Internet, you will be taken into irrelevant websites which have nothing to do with your search queries. And if you want to get the right information, you have to try many times, which wastes a lot of time. In addition, WikiTime is created to display ads on target computers. Thus, you will see tons of commercial ads keep popping up every now and then.

You should not look down upon those ads because they usually contain many vicious codes, which can do a great harm to your system. By the way, if WikiTime stays inside your PC for a long time, it can steal your important data and send to its creators. As a result, your personal information will be used for other malicious purposes. In a word, WikiTime is pretty malicious, which must be removed in time.

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Screenshot of WikiTime:

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WikiTime virus is malicious and even dangerous:

1. WikiTime virus penetrates into computers without awareness.
2. WikiTime virus affects various browsers and changes browser settings without authorization.
3. WikiTime virus adds its add-ons and extensions to browser so as to generate tons of ads.
4. Ads by WikiTime redirects users to malicious websites which may distribute other viruses.
5. WikiTime virus takes advantage of system vulnerability to spy on users and steal sensitive information.

1. Get Rid of WikiTime Virus Automatically & Permanently (Recommended)

To manually remove this nasty WikiTime virus, you have to search and delete all of its registry entries, . dll and . exe files from your hard disk. But it will be a tough task to accomplish if you do not have such experience and expertise. Not to mention you could delete wrong system files and permanently damage your system. Thus, it’ s recommended that you use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to remove all viruses once and for all.

Step 1: Remove the WikiTime 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 WikiTime application from the system, use the instructions which suit you:

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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:

  • WikiTime; 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.

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

Delete WikiTime pop-up ads from Internet Explorer

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 WikiTime 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.
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  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.

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Remove WikiTime pop-up ads from Google Chrome

  1. Find and press on Chrome menu button (browser toolbar) and then choose Tools. Continue with Extensions.

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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: WikiTime, 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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