Author Archives: Nikolaus Dreher

Havoc Ransomware Removal

Malware

What is Havoc Ransomware?

Havoc Ransomware is your typical ransomware type of virus. Just like all ransomware out there, it will infect your computer via spam email, encrypt your files and then demand that you pay to get them back. The main method it uses to spread is, like we have said already, spam email. Users have been warned for many years now that they should not carelessly open every single email attachment they get. Continue reading

Remove Search.ragitpaid.com

Browser Hijacker

About Search.ragitpaid.com

Search.ragitpaid.com is a browser hijacker that will use you to generate pay-per-click revenue. It can infect computer’s via free software bundles and can install so that the user does not even notice. It will change your browser’s settings and some users might immediately think some sort of virus has infected their computers. However, that is not the case. Search.ragitpaid.com is not malicious and cannot be referred to as a virus. A browser hijacker will not harm your computer as that is not its main purpose. It aims to redirect you to sponsored web pages so that it can make income. Nevertheless, it should not remain on your computer. Uninstall Search.ragitpaid.com and you can return to normal computer use. Continue reading

Remove LinkSwift

Adware

What is LinkSwift?

LinkSwift is an application that promises to enable users to search the web with ease, but, unfortunately, these are only lies because this program has been created to serve advertisements for users only. Because of all these commercials it shows for users, it is classified as an advertising-supported application (adware). Keeping it installed not only means that your browsing session might be distorted, but also that you might be exposed to a bunch of malicious applications hiding on bad websites. As you can see, you might get into trouble if you do not go to remove LinkSwift from your computer soon. You will find more information about this untrustworthy program in this article. It should help you to make a proper decision, i.e. whether or not to keep it. Continue reading

Remove Search.searchemaila.com

Browser Hijacker

What is Search.searchemaila.com?

Search.searchemaila.com is a browser hijacker that aims to generate pay-per-click revenue for sponsored websites. It will infect your computer via software bundles and you might not even notice until it has hijacked your browser. Luckily for you, it is not a malicious computer virus. It will not harm your computer by itself but it can expose you to unreliable content, which in turn could lead to malware if you are not cautious. Search.searchemaila.com will make unwanted changes to your browser and attempt to redirect you to certain websites. The redirects are not only annoying but they can also be dangerous. If you were led to an infected websites, you might end up picking up malware. We strongly suggest you delete Search.searchemaila.com if you value the safety of your computer. Continue reading

LambdaLocker – How to remove?

Malware

What is LambdaLocker?

LambdaLocker is a file-encrypting virus, known as ransomware. LambdaLocker is a dangerous infection because once it is on your computer, it will start encrypting your files. If you have never encountered ransomware before, you should be aware that very rarely can files be decrypted. The most likely way you got infected must have been via spam emails or fake downloads. You probably opened an infected email attachment or used unreliable websites for downloads. Continue reading

Remove GMusicPlayer

Adware

What is GMusicPlayer?

GMusicPlayer is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that will try to scam you. It is one of those Tech Support Scams that tries to convince you that there is something wrong with your computer and asks that you contact their support. It is offered as a music player that user might download themselves or it might enter your computer through software bundles. It will lock your computer and try influence you into thinking that a problem has occurred. You are asked to contact the scammers so that they could supposedly help you resolve the issue. This is a typical tech support scam that you can get rid of if you delete GMusicPlayer. There is nothing wrong with your computer. Just remove GMusicPlayer, and it will go back to normal. Continue reading