Wednesday, March 12, 2014

How to Remove Happy2Save Adware Completely-Manual Removal Guide

What Is Happy2Save Adware?

Happy2Save is classified as an adware or potential unwanted program which can make itself compatible with almost all the popular web browser like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc. just like other adware program, it can display you unwanted pop up ads no matter you are visiting specific websites or doing Google search.

Probable Harms Caused by Happy2Save

  • It can take up your precious system resource and then degrade your overall computer performance.
  • It can track and store your online traces like collect your search keywords, favorites, bookmarks, data, browser history to sell to the third party to make a quick profit.
  • It can turn your text into hyperlink and will change your computer background.
  • It can add the registry to the startup items so that it can automatically run every time you launch your computer.
  • More useless toolbars or browser extensions will be invited to your web browser.
  • It will trick you to download more unwanted programs.

How Do I Get this Happy2Save Pop Up?

Usually, many computer users would get this Happy2Save via clicking unknown attachments or malicious pop up ads, downloading free software from unsafe websites and without paying attention to the default installation of the free software.

Step by Step Guide to Manually Remove Happy2Save Pop Up

Step 1- Boot your computer into "safe mode with networking" by constantly tapping F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up.

Step 2- Reset Internet Explorer by the following guide (take IE as an example):

Open Internet Explorer >> Click on Tools >> Click on Internet Options >> In the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab >> Then click on the LAN settings button>> Uncheck the check box labeled “Use a proxy  server for your LAN” under the Proxy Server section and press OK.

Step 3- Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by infections from HAPPY2SAVE

For Windows Xp: Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the Run box -> click Ok to open the System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated from HAPPY2SAVE .

For Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu->type msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated from HAPPY2SAVE .

Step 4- 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. 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 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 "X" 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 under the 'General tab';

Step 5-Restart your computer normally to check the effectiveness.

Note: If you have any questions during the removal process, you are welcome to contact Tee Support 24/7 online computer experts for live help.

No comments:

Post a Comment