According to the fact that anti-virus programs do not pick it up and stop Immediatesupport.com from popping up, which makes it clear that no vicious attribute code is contained, Immediatesupport.com is not virus. Due to the unpleasant scenes it triggers, it is categorized as PUP.
Not being a virus, Immediatesupport.com can be potentially dangerous. As we can see that immediatesupport.com causes crashes installed extension/plug-ins, which indicates that the excessive popups would keep the processes busy, resulting in dysfunction/ malfunction. This could impose bad influence on compactness online. As a consequence, virus injected on the Internet could take advantage of the vulnerability to capitalize web techniques, BHO and JS for example, contained in web applications to:
It has been made clear that immediatesupport.com is not a virus and thus cannot be removed automatically by anti-virus programs. Thus manual method is recommended. Depending on the OS installed and the various brand name computers, the images, directories displayed in this article might differ from what you observe when following the below instruction on your computer. Thus certain level of computer skills and knowledge is required. Any help request will be gladly answered if you contact VilmaTech Online Support by starting a live chat window here.
Step1. remove the extension created when Immediatesupport.com firstly appeared.
a. Choose Preferences from Safari Menu.
b. Quit Safari.
Step2. end the services with the path to executable directing to Immediatesupport.com.
Step3. show hidden items to remove Temp files and the ones dropped by Immediatesupport.com.
a. remove the given Temp files/folders:
C:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Local Settings\Temp
C:\Documents and Settings\[user name]\Local Settings\Temporary Internet File
b. navigate to the following directories and remove the items generated on and after the date on and after Immediatesupport.com was firstly detected:
Strictly speaking, Immediatesupport.com works as an advertising platform. As a platform, directing traffic to its operators and advertisers is the determining factor to get profitable commission from them as the traffic boosts page rank and exposure rate for more potential business.
To get huge traffic, shortcut is to stick to browsers and intercept traffic. No vicious attribute code is required to do so. Slight modifications to web techniques (BHO and JS) will do:
As a freeware with the goal to spread widely, Immediatesupport.com has to bundle with third-party programs. In return, the PUP would load down the helpful ones when it gets on a machine. To remove Immediatesupport.com permanently, one should not only improve the security defense after a complete removal but also remove the items dropped by the PUP to eradicate any possibility.
VilmaTech Online Support would offer removal thread only to help identify the related ones to Immediatesupport.com for a complete removal rather than listing down the detected ones as the dropped down items can be varied. In the event that you are not able to follow or unexpected issues occur, just start a live chat for exclusive help according to your concrete situation.
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