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How to Remove StormVade Adware

Basic Information of StormVade


StormVade can be classified as an adware infection which attacks target computer without users’ notice. It can be bundles with share programs or games, and installed when users download or update programs from the Internet. It can also be distributed via spam email attachments or hacked web sites.
StormVade adware creates its own files to your system, which takes up your CPU space and slows down your computer running speed. It claims that it can enhance your web site navigation; however, it displays various commercial ads to users, annoying your online activities badly. StormVade installs malicious toolbar or add-ons to your browsers in order to mess up your browser functions. What is more, it is able to collect your sensitive information saved on your browsers by reviewing your search histories and cookies. Sometimes default browser settings can be changed. Users may suffer browser hijacker or redirection problems if so. 


Properties of StormVade Adware 


1. StormVade attacks your browsers with free downloads from the Internet; 
2. StormVade creates its own files to your computer; 
3. StormVade installs malicious toolbar and add-ons to your browsers; 
4. StormVade is able to affect all your browsers; 
5. StormVade is able to inject other infections to your browsers; 
6. StormVade annoys users’ online activities; 


How to Remove StormVade Adware Manually


Step 1- Remove add-ons:

Internet Explorer
1) Go to 'Tools' → 'Manage Add-ons';
2) Choose 'Search Providers' → choose 'Bing' search engine or 'Google' search engine and make it default;
3) Select 'Search Results' and click 'Remove' to remove it;
4)  Go to 'Tools' → 'Internet Options', select 'General tab' and click 'Use default' button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome
1) Click on 'Customize and control' Google Chrome icon, select 'Settings';
2) Choose 'Basic Options'.
3) Change Google Chrome's homepage to google.com or any other and click the 'Manage search engines...' button;
4) Select 'Google' from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select 'Search Results' from the list remove it by clicking the "StormVade" mark.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier's icon and select 'Manage Search Engines....';
2) Choose 'Search Results' from the list and click 'Remove' and OK to save changes;
3) Go to 'Tools' → 'Options'. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under the 'General tab'.

Step 2- Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 3- Remove these associated Files on your hard drive such as:

%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\[random].exe
%System Root%\Samples
%User Profile%\Local Settings\Temp
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\StormVade
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\StormVade

How to Remove StormVade Adware Automatically with SpyHunter


You can follow the above manual removal procedures step by step to get rid of StormVade adware from your computer, but it is too complicated to handle. So I now introduce an easy but powerful automatical removal method with SpyHunter to you. SpyHunter is designed specially to work against StormVade adware as well as other different kinds of virus. Next,we will teach you how to protect your computer step by step.

Step one:  Download Spyhunter antivirus program by clicking the icon below;




Step two: Click on Download, and then install SpyHunter on your computer by following the hints step by step.




Step three: Do a full scanning and then remove every threats caused by StormVade adware.




Step four: Reboot your computer and check it again to make sure that StormVade adware is gone completely.



Notes: Manual removal is very complicated and difficult, so we strongly recommend using automatic removal with SpyHunter to eliminate StormVade adware, which is easier to handle. Moreover, SpyHunter can help to protect you computer from being attacked by other virus.