TopFlix adware is developed and used by ill-disposed people who can earn money from those pop up ads generated by this adware. It keeps displaying a fake update massage which trick users into believing that the flash player of the target computer is out of date and need to be updated timely. In fact, the massage showed by it is not trustful, the main purpose if it is to help other adware to get into your computer system when you click on the update icon or anywhere of its interface. A great deal of victims have been tricked by it for its innocent image which looks nothing malicious as a legitimate update window. However, once users click on those icons, they will be redirected to some insecure sites or download some third party programs from unknown sites.
How can its developers get profits by releasing this adware? The answer is that they can earn money from commercial ads. Also, hackers can gather the sensitive information on the infected computer as browsing data, crucial files and other useful information so as to make use of htem to get money. Since this threat can enter the target computer without permission, it is important to check everything has just been download recently for each of them can be the target program that this adware comes along with. All in all, it is urgent that it should be removed as soon as possible to stop its data theft and protect other files which have not been damaged yet.
What can TopFlix do?
It sneaks into the Targeted computer without any permission
It collects and analyses the browsing data to get user’s browsing habits
It displays commercial pop up ads to interrupt user’s online activities
It tracks online behavior and Internet activity of the user and steals valuable personal data for their own benefit
It blocks system security function tools and causes system vulnerability
It downloads third party program to the affected computer without authorization
It modifies system settings as well as browser options and toolbar
It adds extra files and registry to the system and then makes itself can be automatically run when the targeted computer logs in
Problems caused by TopFlix
Reduction of system loading speed which causes a long time for users to start computer system
Disconnection of network connection especially web pages associated with antivirus software.
Installation of potential unwanted program without any permission
Unworkable trouble of antivirus programs which may lead to failure of security defense
Windows firewall and windows defender are not effective
Blue screen and system crash
Unable to remove unneeded software
Damage of crucial system files and registry
Frequent redirects on browser search
Annoying pop up ads fill up the whole screen
Risky of TopFlix
Personal can be stolen by hackers with the help of this adware.
Additional programs will be installed on the infected computer without any permission.
Browser settings will be changed which are not able to be changed back.
Computer security will be broken which will lead to a low security defense.
Other computer viruses can be easily installed when the security defense is broken.
You can remove TopFlix Automatically or Manually.
Method one:Remove TopFlix Automatically Step One : Click the blow button to download SpyHunter removal tool
Step Two: Install related files by following the installation wizard and Run SpyHunter removal tool after the installation
Step Three : Perform a complete and quick scan over the infected computer system
Step Four : After the scan, select All and then click Remove to remove all the threats on your computer
Method two: Remove TopFlix Manually
1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies” button
2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel , clicking Appearance and Personalization , and then clicking Folder Options .
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders , uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Remove all the malicious files manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
Since manual removal requires certain level of computer knowledge for the sake of that the manual removal always need to deal with system files and folders which can not be revise once damaged by mistake. Hence, automatic removal is recommended for inexperienced computer users who do not have related experience of virus removal.
NOTE:It is dangerous to keep TopFlix on the infected machine. To remove TopFlix completely and safely, click the download below and Run SpyHunter4 from cmdline in Windows Safe Mode.
Do not hesitate to delete it for the longer it stays on the system, the more damages it will cause. Although TopFlix pretends to be a antivirus program, in fact, it is a malicious virus which can only do harm to the targeted system but not has the ability to protect the computer. It is advised that users should find effective way to remove this virus from the computer if users has infected by it.Internet Security virus can trigger many system issues when it invades the system more than tricking your money.