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Remove AllCheapPrice Ads Causing Redirect and Sluggish Computer

Is AllCheapPrice Malware?

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Before answering the question, one should be well informed that malware includes virus, ransomware, worms and the like. But AllCheapPrice is none of this; instead, it is a pop-up adware that thirst for traffic and sales promotion. As what we can see from its name and content, we know that AllCheapPrice is an advertising platform, similar to coupon sites, trying to offer some discounts. However, some undesirable scenes are triggered along with its appearance:

  1. Sluggish computer; for example, screen was blank for about a second before the wallpaper appears.
  2. Search redirects; for example, most of the Google Search results would start redirecting PC users to the “4shared.com” website which claims to be online file sharing and storage.
  3. Dysfunctions; for example, Flash stops working or computer stops playing sounds.
  4. Persistently stays on a machine without being stopped.
  5. Freezes/crash happen to both computer and browsers.

Though AllCheapPrice is not malware, harassed by it can be potentially dangerous, which is why dysfunctions occur and quick fix is always required. Keep reading to find out what the potential dangers are and the way to remove it completely from a computer. Any question will be gladly answered by VilmaTech Online Support if one starts live chat window here.

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What The Dangers Are from AllCheapPrice

It is hard to believe that AllCheapPrice can impose dangers to computer health and security until the unpleasant scenarios are reportedly existent. As a promotional tool and one of the numerous web sites offering discounts, it employs some rogue means to get high exposure and draw as much traffic as possible from every single machine.

The rogue means are:

  1. Using BHO technique to preloads its .exe, .dat files onto any computer connected.
  2. Utilizing Applet and ActiveX technique to call background processes and modify DNS settings for persistent pop up without resistance or offending against security policy.
  3. Making use of JS technique to record online whereabouts so that AllCheapPrice knows where to go.

As a matter of fact, the above mentioned techniques are originally legit. But once being utilized maliciously by some operators desire for aggressive promotion, they can assist in persistent settlement and crazy promotion. Such random modification would arouse conflict/incompatibility within a system to cause error or dysfunctions. The consequence can be even worse if AllCheapPrice is captured and its rogue means are thereafter utilized by infections to preload vicious codes into a system smoothly, modify browser settings and further system configurations without much effort and record input information such as log-in credential to result in identity theft or money loss.

In such case, quick fix with effective solution is recommended. Below is the instruction to show how to remove AllCheapPrice and stop it from randomly popping up. On the occurrence of any difficulty that you are not able to overcome, please do feel free to contact VilmaTech Online Support and ask its senior technicians for exclusive help according to your concrete situation.

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Effective Solution to AllCheapPrice

Step1. enable pop-up blocker in an attempt to block AllCheapPrice.

Internet Explorer
Click on Tools menu to select Options; then hit Privacy tab and check “Block pop-ups” under pop-up Blocker section.

use popup blocker to stop AllCheapPrice  ads from popping up on IE

Mozilla Firefox
Click on Tools menu to select Options and hit Web features button to choose AllCheapPrice.

use popup blocker to stop AllCheapPrice  ads from popping up on Firefox

Google Chrome
Click on Tools menu and choose Options; then access “Content Settings” in “Under the Hood” tab; next select “Pop-ups” on the left pane and enter into “Exceptions” on the right to rule out AllCheapPrice.

use popup blocker to stop AllCheapPrice  ads from popping up on Chrome

Opera
Click on Opera’s menu to select “settings” then “Preference”; hit General tab and locate “Pop-up” section to choose “Block Unwanted Pop-ups”.

use popup blocker to stop AllCheapPrice  ads from popping up on Opera

Safari
Click on “Safari” to select “Preference”; then hit “Security” tab to check “Block pop-up windows”.

use popup blocker to stop AllCheapPrice  ads from popping up on Safari
 
 
Step2. remove AllCheapPrice’s extension and the ones created when the pop-up ad appeared.

Internet Explorer
Access Tools menu for “Manage add-ons”; then go to ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and ‘Search Providers’ respectively to remove AAlilCheappPuReiicee and other extensions created when AllCheapPrice appeared the first time.

remove AllCheapPrice extenstion on IE

Mozilla Firefox
Access Tools for Options to click on ‘Add-ons’ and ‘plugins’ respectively; remove AAlilCheappPuReiicee and other extensions created when AllCheapPrice appeared the first time.

remove AllCheapPrice extenstion on Firefox

Google Chrome
Access “Tools” menu for ‘Extensions’ and remove AAlilCheappPuReiicee as well as other extensions created when AllCheapPrice appeared the first time.

remove AllCheapPrice extenstion on Chrome

Opera
Access Opera menu to select Extensions for “Manage Extensions”; remove AAlilCheappPuReiicee as well as other extensions created when AllCheapPrice appeared the first time.

remove AllCheapPrice extenstion on Opera

Safari

  1. Access Safari Menu to select Preferences; then hit extensions tab and remove AAlilCheappPuReiicee as well as other extensions created when AllCheapPrice appeared the first time.
  2. Access Safari Menu again to select Help for Installed Plug; then click open Ins & list to remove AAlilCheappPuReiicee and other extensions created when AllCheapPrice appeared the first time.

remove AllCheapPrice extenstion on Safari
 
 
Step3. right click on the pop-up ad to get the link location and make modifications to Hosts file accordingly to stop AllCheapPrice from popping up.

Windows uses to follow up
Press down Win key and R key together to get a Run box; type “CMD” and press Enter key to continue; when get a little black window, please type “ping [the link location you get from AllCheapPrice pop-up ad]” and hit Enter key to get the accurate IP address. When done, go to C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc and open up Hosts file; paste the IP address to the last line. Save the file will help stop AllCheapPrice from popping up.

Mac OS X to follow up
Access “Finder” to open up Utilities for Terminal; then type “ping [the link location you get from AllCheapPrice pop-up ad]” and hit Enter/Return key to get the accurate IP address. Press down shift, command and g key together to type “etc” in an attempt to access Hosts file. Paste the IP address to the Hosts file and save it to stop AllCheapPrice from popping up.

modify host file on Mac to stop  AllCheapPrice  ads from popping up
 
 
Step4. search for AllCheapPrice in local disk and remove any detection.

Windows uses to follow up
Open up any folder and hit on the search icon/button; type “AllCheapPrice” to all the given blanks the press “Search button” to get the items related to the pop-up ads. If any, remove it.

search for the items related to AllCheapPrice

Mac OS X to follow up
Access “Finder”, then press down Command and F key together. In the Find dialog, please click on the Find by Content tab, then specify the phrase “AllCheapPrice”. Finally click Find to run the search.

search for the items related to AllCheapPrice on Mac
 
 

Why AllCheapPrice Cannot Be Removed?

It is believed that many conventional methods have been try to remove AllCheapPrice without avail so that there are more and more help requests on various computer forums. The first help tool most PC users can think of is anti-virus programs. Since AllCheapPrice is not a virus at all, this is destined to fail. Reports have been told that removing its extension will not work either. VilmaTech Online Support would like to herein call attention to the fact that DNS settings have also been modified by the adware. Thus removing extensions is far enough to take down the pop-up ad.
 

Incomplete Removal Would Fail

Some victims said that they were still plagued by the pop-up ad and can’t find any related extensions after they rebooted from a computer that has only AllCheapPrice’s extension removed. Such failure can be prevented if one adopts a complete removal thread and certain level of computer knowledge. One should be clear that any rogue activities are supported by combined techniques. Simple solution will not be able to deal with it. In the event that other infections have captured AllCheapPrice and made use of its rogue means to cause unexpected scenarios, you may want to seek corresponding solution by accessing virus reservoir or ask for specialized technical help offered by VilmaTech Online Support.

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Defrag Is Recommended

Given the fact that some AllCheapPrice’s information data and other components that seem to be indifferent temporary would arouse dysfunctions in the long run due to conflict, incompatibility or insufficient internal storage, defrag is recommended after removing AllCheapPrice Here’s the video to show how.

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