How to Remove Serpens Adware from Your PC

Most Internet users find it hard to completely remove Serpens from their computers? Are you probable one of them? If so, it is a good chance for you now. Help is offered here for you. It also shows several steps to manually delete the adware related applications from your PC thoroughly.

Serpens , considered to be a PUP, is able to enter the target computer without asking for any permission. It will install itself stealthily on the computer and modify your browser settings. In fact, third party always uses this threat to support ads diffusion and pop up tons of ads on your browsers.

The adware can be installed onto Google Chrome as an extension (you may find it when put “chrome://extensions/” into the address bar and press Enter). But in IE and Firefox, it is an add-on. By that means, this infection can be active on your system automatically. As a result, you probably encounter financial loss or personal secret disclosure.

How Does Your Computer Get Serpens?

The creator and developer of Serpens use diverse resources to deliver this adware. In the first place, it is contained in the free programs which can be downloaded by all computer users freely. Besides, this adware pretends to be a tool to sneak into the computer when users watching video on some web sites. If you want to download the tool and click on the ads, the thing you download is the adware rather than the application you want.

Why Need to Remove Serpens from the PC?

Users whose computer have this adware installed may find this application deliver a lot of ads to them when they are using the computers. The adware is designed to mess up your computer and record your online traces. For example, it has the capability of gaining your online activities and other private data. Then you will see in-text, pop-ups, banners and coupon ads on your screen out of nowhere when you are surfing the Internet. Because of the high dangers it will trigger ob the target computer, it is strongly recommended victims to eliminate it from the infected machine totally although it is not a computer virus technically.

How to Remove Serpens Manually?

Note: It’s available to remove Serpens manually, but you are required sufficient computer skills to handle system files and registries entries. It will be a huge loss if you delete crucial system files carelessly or accidentally, it can results in system crash or death. To make sure a safe a complete removal, you had better use a professional malware removal tool to automatically remove all traces of the adware from your PC.

Step 1: Remove add-ons related to Serpens from browser.

Internet Explorer
Launch your internet explorer.
Click Tools and navigate to Manage Add-ons.
Find and delete all unknown add-ons.

Mozilla Firefox
Click on Tools and select Add-ons.
On Extensions and Plugins tabs, remove add-ons related to the adware.

Google Chrome
Click on the Wrench icon or the 3-bar icon.
Click on Tools and navigate to Extensions.
On Extensions tab, find and remove any unknown extensions.

Step 2: Delete malicious files.
Navigate to the local disk C.
Look for any files related to the redirect virus.

Step 3: Remove any malicious registry entries.
Press Windows key + R key.
Type “regedit” into the box and press Enter.
Search for and remove registry entries associated with Serpens.

How to Prevent Future Infections

Keep all the software that are installed on your computer updated, especially the security tools, so as to reduce the chances of being attacked by cyber threats.

Make sure your operating system is up-to-date so that the latest malware can’t attack your PC by exploiting the system vulnerabilities.

Enable your firewall on your computer which can block suspicious traffic and help prevent your PC from potential threats.

Four, be careful about emails and attachments that you are reminded to receive from unfamiliar third party.

Avoid downloading counterfeit software. There is always the possibility for the malware bundled with counterfeit software.

Pay more attention when you want to open the attachment with the emails from strangers.