The JS/Adware.Revizer.B is a is the detection name for malicious software. If your antivirus began to show warnings about the detection of this malware then most likely that your computer has become a victim of the potentially unwanted application (PUA) from the adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) category. It is a type of malicious programs that created to show a large number of unwanted popup ads. Unlike viruses, the virus will not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause some problems with your web browser. This is because, it’ll affect your computer, get full access to your web browsers such as Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome and has the ability to modify their settings. Of course, it did not ask you for permission and do it secretly as possible. Once your browser settings will be changed, you will be redirected to undesired ads, some of which can lead to harmful or misleading pages. For this reason, we advise that you begin the clean up of your computer as soon as possible and thereby remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus from your browser.
The JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional utility. It is created with the sole purpose to open dozens of ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web-browser window. Moreover, the adware virus can substitute the legitimate sponsored links on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit harmful web-sites. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their webpages, so the developers of adware virus, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the creators of the virus receive income.
The virus usually hijacks only the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, MS Edge and Internet Explorer by changing the browser’s settings or installing a harmful extensions. Moreover, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be hijacked too. The adware will perform a scan of the computer for web-browser shortcut files and alter them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you run the internet browser, you will see an intrusive web-site.
To find out how to get rid of JS/Adware.Revizer.B , we advise to read the instructions added to this article below. The instructions was developed by experienced security experts who discovered a way to get rid of the annoying adware virus out of the personal computer.
How to remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B (virus removal guide)
There are several steps to uninstalling the JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware that developed to redirect your web-browser to various ad web-pages, because it installs itself so deeply into MS Windows. You need to remove all suspicious and unknown apps, then remove harmful extensions from the IE, Edge, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and other internet browsers you’ve installed. Finally, you need to reset your browser settings to remove any changes the adware has made, and then check your PC with Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM), MalwareBytes or Hitman Pro to ensure the virus is fully removed. It will take a while.
To remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B, perform the steps below:
- Manual JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus removal
- Remove potentially unwanted software through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware from Google Chrome
- Remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus from Internet Explorer
- Delete JS/Adware.Revizer.B from Mozilla Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- How to automatically remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B
- How to stay safe online
- How does your computer get infected with JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus
- Finish words
Manual JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus removal
These steps to remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus without any applications are presented below. Be sure to carry out the step-by-step guide completely to fully delete this JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware that redirects your web browser to intrusive ad pages.
Remove potentially unwanted software through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First of all, check the list of installed apps on your personal computer and remove all unknown and recently installed software. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malware and you should clean it off first with malicious software removal utility such as Zemana Anti-malware.
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Next, press “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all programs installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and remove any questionable and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort programs by date in the Control panel.
Remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware from Google Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby recover the internet browser’s settings that have been changed by the JS/Adware.Revizer.B virus.
- First start the Google Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed plugins. If the list has the add-on labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following steps: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your internet browser’s search provider by default, newtab page and start page will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all web browser settings including startpage, search provider by default and new tab page you need to reset the IE to the state, which was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your PC.
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window like below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Delete JS/Adware.Revizer.B from Mozilla Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If the Firefox settings including new tab page, search engine and start page have been modified by the virus, then resetting it to the default state can help. When using the reset feature, your personal information such as passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
First, start the Firefox and press button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown on the screen below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus. After, it’s done, click the “Finish” button.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If an intrusive webpage opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks which have been created by the JS/Adware.Revizer.B malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This displays a prompt that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the following example.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please choose the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC. Found something suspicious, then delete this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then click on it with the right mouse button and choose Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by the JS/Adware.Revizer.B. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B
In order to completely remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B, you not only need to uninstall adware from your personal computer, but also delete all its components in your computer including Windows registry entries. We suggest to download and run free removal tools to automatically clean your computer of JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware.
Use Zemana Anti-malware to remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B
You can download and use the Zemana AntiMalware for free. This anti malware tool will scan all the registry keys and files in your personal computer along with the system settings and web-browser add-ons. If it finds any malware, ad-supported software or harmful extension then the Zemana Anti Malware will remove them from your machine completely.
Download Zemana Free on your Windows Desktop from the following link.
Author: Zemana Ltd
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Update: February 14, 2019
Once the downloading process is finished, close all windows on your machine. Further, run the setup file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed in the following example, press the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana Free on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will automatically start and you can see its main window as on the image below.
Next, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware that causes multiple undesired advertisements and popups. While the utility is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
Once the scan get completed, Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will produce a list of unwanted and adware. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will remove JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus and other security threats. Once finished, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
Use HitmanPro to get rid of JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus
Hitman Pro frees your machine from browser hijackers, PUPs, unwanted toolbars, web-browser addons and other unwanted applications like JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus which reroutes your internet browser to unwanted ad webpages. The free removal tool will help you enjoy your PC system to its fullest. Hitman Pro uses advanced behavioral detection technologies to find if there are unwanted programs in your computer. You can review the scan results, and choose the items you want to erase.
Visit the following page to download HitmanPro. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
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Update: June 28, 2018
Once downloading is finished, open the folder in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. When the tool is opened, you will see a screen as shown on the screen below.
Further, click “Next” button to begin checking your PC for the JS/Adware.Revizer.B virus that cause intrusive pop-up advertisements to appear. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. After the scan is finished, a list of all threats detected is prepared as shown in the figure below.
Once you’ve selected what you want to remove from your computer click “Next” button. It will display a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button.
Run Malwarebytes to get rid of JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware
Manual JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware can be not completely removed. We recommend that run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your machine of virus. Moreover, the free program will help you to get rid of malware, potentially unwanted software, browser hijackers and toolbars that your machine can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Free on your machine by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: February 5, 2019
When the downloading process is complete, close all windows on your personal computer. Further, open the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, press the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will allow you set up MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the JS/Adware.Revizer.B virus that reroutes your internet browser to unwanted ad sites. This task can take some time, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes AntiMalware utility is checking, you can see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
Once the checking is finished, you can check all threats detected on your PC system. You may remove items (move to Quarantine) by simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Free will start to get rid of JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus. Once finished, you may be prompted to reboot your personal computer. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware to remove browser hijackers, adware and other malware.
How to stay safe online
In order to increase your security and protect your PC system against new annoying advertisements and harmful websites, you need to use ad-blocking application that blocks an access to malicious advertisements and websites. Moreover, the application may block the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Please go to the link below to download AdGuard. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- After the downloading process is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is done, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you launch your personal computer, AdGuard will run automatically and stop popup ads, as well as other malicious or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon named AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
How does your computer get infected with JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus
Now your computer should be clean of the JS/Adware.Revizer.B virus that causes unwanted pop up ads. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted ads and annoying malicious web sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your PC for new malicious software, hijackers and ad-supported software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for MS Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new hijacker infections, harmful programs and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete JS/Adware.Revizer.B adware virus from your internet browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.