win32/pokki removal guide.

If you are not protected by a quality Anti-Virus or Anti-Spyware application and not pay attention when installing something not authentic, from an unauthorised source, than you get infected. We hope you’ll find all the information you need to solve your computer problems in this blog. We offer free malware removal and Malware Removal Assistance.

Important info: You need to find out by which malware you have been infected and following the step by step guide below. NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up.

First thing’s first!!! What is pokki? First i want to mention that the official pokki website is still active. You can download and install pokki from there, but may be that was not how you got this win32/pokki virus! However pokki is now announced as potentially unwanted program (PUP). Мost likely Win32/pokki virus was installed bundled with other programs. And now to the question: what is pokki and what can win32/pokki do to my pc? This program is a browser Modifier and it must be removed as soon as you find out that is installed on your computer. It can be dangerous for your pc because it corrupt the work of your computer. For example it will take longer than usual to turn on or shut down and freezing up at some web pages. Pokki will change your homepage and default search provider to all off your browsers and lead you to pages with or without your permission. win32/pokki will cause superload which can further damage the computer hardware.

pokki home page

How to remove “ads by win32/pokki”

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall pokki.
  3. Remove pokki folder from program files and start menu.
  4. Remove pokki from your browser extensions.
  5. Clear your browser cookies.
  6. Reset your browser settings.
  7. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  8. Restart your computer.

You are may be shocked when all of a sudden you computer started getting ads from win32/pokki. You don’t understand why this could happen? And no wonder when not pay attention Installing something using express installation. Using express installation mode of some software you actually allowed the win32/pokki to install as an additional software to your computer. In other words win32/pokki was installed bundled with other programs. There’s really a lot of ways that win32/pokki may attack and get to your computer. win32/pokki can appears on all off your browsers. NOTE: win32/pokki is promoted as an application to improve the user’s online experience. It is recommended to take extreme caution with those “Ads by win32/pokki”, since there is chance that some of the content might be fraudulent and may even be dangerous to your PC.

Note: Removing win32/pokki manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

To remove win32/pokki from your computer,  follow the removal steps below. NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up.

Step by step how to remove win32/pokki from Chrome, Firefox and Internet explorer:

NOTE: If ads still pop-up you may be infected with more add-ons witch you have to remove from your PC.

Manual steps to remove ransomware or malware. How to prevent ransomware or malware.

For now, removing ransomware or malware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don't know one don't worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Spyhunter to remove the virus. The Spyhunter anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers. You can also use full anti-malware program in this case which is the better option because it also offers protection.

How to remove "ransomware or malware"

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.
  1. Download Spyhunter anti-malware.
  1. 2.  After program has been downloaded, double-click to open it. User will have to install the program. Click on Spyhunter.exe to start the process.
User Account Control dialog may appear, asking you to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click "Yes" or "Run" to proceed with the installation. User can also choose variety of languages. Click Ok and the installation will begin with a welcome massage for Spyhunter. Click Next to continue to the next step. User will also have to accept Spyhunter license agreement by clicking on "I accept the agreement" and click Next. Spyhunter will ask user to read important information provided before continuing. Once done click on next to go to the next step. User can choose where to install the program. By default - C:Program FilesEnigma Software GroupSpyHunter. The process will continue and then Spyhunter will install. The installation process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance. Once the installation is done, click Finish.
  1. 3. Update the software before scanning. Once program has been updated go to scan. You can choose from a free trial version or activate license. It is recommended to buy full version as the trial will not protect computer system.
  1. 4. The scan process will begin. The scan process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance.
  1. 5. Once the scan is complete you can choose between delete or quarantine the viruses. The quarantine option is recommended and since the malware is active a reboot will be required to finish process.

Click here for guide of how to uninstall spyhunter.

Decrypt ransomware files.

Good news is that we can now use decryption programs. A lot of security companies like Kasperky lab, bitdefender and more has developed a program that is fully capable of decryption key for ransomware malware. You can find this programs anywhere on the internet but it is strongly suggested to download this programs from official websites. NOTE: It may take a long time for your files to be decrypted depending on your PC performance.