How to remove SIVApp pop-up ads

This item will tell you the important things about an undesired tool called SIVApp and methods to uninstall it. If you suffer from annoying pop-ups on each website, and the efficiency of the PC has greatly diminished - this page will explain you what advertising programs are, understand the fundamental issue and sweep the machine of dangerous programs.

SIVApp

There are three main kinds of advertising programs which may be found on the Web these days: redirects, adware and browser toolbars. You should realize that advertising spam isn't accidental - they were intended to act this way from the beginning. Scammers try really hard to urge users that suchlike tools are worthy: they describe them very well and promise incredible usability and benefit. What do these programs really do?

  • Toolbars are not so irritating as browser hijackers and adware, but ads aren't their only purpose. They can gather the information about user's system and about his actions on the Internet. Suchlike data is of significant value for any advertising organization.
  • Browser hijackers call another type of issue. Instead of banners they redirect the users to the fraud web-pages. These utilities help the foul website owners to generate traffic and endangers the whole computer.
  • Classic adware is famous for the countless spam with all possible kinds of ads, pop-ups and banners. Suchlike programs can be disguised as anything: driver updaters, media players, system optimizers, software for finding games and movies and even more. Ads pop up as links, pop-ups or distinct blocks in search results.

The mentioned tools together and every one of them might be used for different sorts of advertising fraud. In spite of the difference in methods, they have one thing in common: they were from the very beginning developed for cheat and deceit. Aside from apparent disadvantage, such as the growing number of irritating propositions, there is another property of SIVApp: the abnormal decrease of PC's protection.

 

Now, when you know why was this adware designed, it's time to understand how to find advertising program and delete it. The biggest and the most dangerous mark of infection is the quite high percentage of advertising banners. The second sign is the emergence of useless software in the system that you haven’t downloaded. Such things may appear if the pop-up provided by SIVApp doesn't lead to the view of website, but to direct loading of the viral file. In this case, you may not even understand how perilous software gets into your computer.

Another symptom is a heavy retardation of the machine, and an increase in its boot time. Slowdown of PC speed is not only the consequent of virus, but this appears quite often. PC slows down because any advertising software is working endlessly and never turns off. This means that the program is launching at computer's boot and shutting down only when the PC stops working. If 3-5 such tools will sneak on your PC, their contemporaneous functioning overloads the system, and requires so many resources that good software simply cannot work. When the computer is in this condition, it suffers from deceleration, critical errors of various programs and trouble shutdowns. If you notice any of these attributes - you have to scan the machine via high antiviral tool or delete all adware in manual mode.

Methods to remove SIVApp

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove SIVApp manually

Step 1. Uninstall SIVApp from the operation system

Step 2. Remove SIVApp from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

If you don't want to ruin your computer and want to use the Internet freely, you should completely get rid of SIVApp. In your case it all boils down not only to uninstalling SIVApp but also to full cleaning of PC. You can do it in manual manner, but it will take a lot of efforts and time, and have a considerable possibility of failure. SIVApp and other undesired programs do as much as possible to protect themselves from uninstalling and make it as complex as possible. Adware stores backups in different places on hard drive, hide their root folders, leave scheduled installation tasks after elimination etc. If victim is not practiced enough in removal of viruses, the possibility of fault and further difficulties is extremely high. The simplest and the very effective manner to delete malware is to apply Spyhunter AntiMalware. This software is not only able to quickly and easy uninstall any viruses from the system, but also shield it from attacks in the future. Spyhunter has a number of advantages, including daily updating of the signature database, compatibility with other anti-virus software, high quality of scanning and deletion, low price and round-the-clock tech-support. If you are interested, and want to buy Spyhunter, or read more about it - click on the button under this paragraph.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall SIVApp from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select SIVApp and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\SIVApp
  • C:\ProgramData\SIVApp
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\SIVApp

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "SIVApp" and delete these elements

 

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Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select SIVApp and press Uninstall

 

Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete SIVApp from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select SIVApp and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove SIVApp from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove SIVApp

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove SIVApp

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove SIVApp

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose SIVApp and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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