What is Virtual?

Virtual is malicious software, which comes as an extension to the browser without the user’s knowledge. Virtual can hijack popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Virtual displays banners and coupons from sites you have visited, it can also show deals of popular advertising sites such as Amazon, eBay and others. According to the developers, Virtual was created in order to let the user find the best offers of online stores. In fact, it’s a lie. The main objective of the developers is to make money. Most of the offers are false. Virtual can change your browser settings and homepage. If Virtual infected your PC, then you can be assured that your personal information is compromised. Virtual analyzes your browsing, and gain access to your personal information and, subsequently, can transfer it to third parties. If you find Virtual, then delete it immediately.

How Virtual gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If Virtual has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Virtual from your computer?

To uninstall Virtual remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Virtual in their database. You can try to use them for removing Virtual.

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You can try both of these products to remove Virtual

Or uninstall Virtual manually.

Step 1: Remove Virtual from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Virtual.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Virtual and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Virtual, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Virtual and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Virtual from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Virtual from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Virtual.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Virtual.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Virtual.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Virtual:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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