Privitize VPN is a virtual private network that ensures all your Internet connections go through super fast servers located worldwide. However, more and more users who downloaded this program found it hard to uninstall completely since it doesn’t show up on the Add/Remove programs list through Control Panel and it doesn’t show up under add-ons for Firefox, Chrome as well. Hence, if you installed this software by accident, you will find no trace to have it removed. And from that time, your computer would run weirdly as well.
Once you have Privitize VPN, you may notice that there is another search box to the right of the website address box if you open your browser. The Privitize VPN and a “magnifying” glass search symbol is next to it. Sometimes, there is a login box for Privitize VPN in the middle of a Firefox window with some unknown user’s name in the user name box as well. If you close ou Firefox and start it back up, the same login appeared. When you type something in the URL search bar, it persistently redirects you to other suspicious websites without your permission. And also it has the ability to interrupt your Internet connection. In spite that it is not sure if the Privitize VPN belongs to malware, it did mess up the affected computer, indeed. As a result, it is strongly suggested users to remove it as soon as possible by following below manual removal instructions.
Privitize VPN Program ScreenShot:
Some of the following damages could happen as a result once you have Privitize VPN installed
- 1.Lots of pop-up advertisements can be flooded your desktop.
2.Your computer is acting slow and it always takes a long time for programs you installed to response.
3.It drops harmful files and makes several changes on computer settings.
4.Your Internet homepage may be changed or your Internet searches are redirected to other suspicious websites without your permission.
5.You can’t uninstall it from Control Panel.
Before you follow below manual instructions to remove Privitize VPN program, you must be aware that certain computer skills are required to do it right and properly to troubleshoot. Otherwise, you may just try below instructions to get rid of the annoying redirections.
Privitize VPN Manual Removal Guide
Before you start to clean up the infected PC, back-up your important data to avoid irreparable consequences.
1. Show hidden files and folders. See detailed guide to unhide hidden files and folders here.
2. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. For Windows XP users, press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button. For Windows 7/Vista, click "start" button and type in "regedit" in the search box to open registry.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
- Code: Select all
After the above steps are done, you are recommended to optimize your computer with a system cleaner like Cloud System Booster so as to improve the computer performance and necessary repair some hidden errors.
If you still worry about any potential malware infections related, you can use your installed antivirus or the antimalware Anvi Smart Defender to full scan your computer and repair it.
If any question, please feel free to get in touch.