You are annoyed by the ads from Super Back-up when browsing shopping websites like Walmart, Amazon and Bestbuy? Wondering how to remove this computer virus? Read on this post to get step-by-step removal guide.
What Is Super Back-up?
Super Back-up is an adware that presents you deals for similar products when you visit Walmart, Amazon or other shopping websites. After infected by this adware, you will see a “See Similar” button when you hover over pictures on shopping websites. Moving the mouse pointer to the “See Similar” button, a box from Super Back-up will show up and displays various similar deals. What’s more, you may notice that the Super Back-up ad is already there when you visit a webpage for a specific stuff.
Actually, Super Back-up ads is supported by the extension that is added to your installed browser. Super Back-up usually comes bundled with other software and without obvious notice.
How to Remove Super Back-up Pop-up Ads?
As mentioned above, Super Back-up ads is brought by the extension on the browser, so you need to restore your web browser. In our case, Super Back-up pop-up ads is caused by Strongvault Online Backup and the browser extension is Web Backup Drop Pad. Please note that it varies when be bundled with different software.
Step 1 Remove Super Back-up from your internet browser
Option 1 Restore your web browser using Anvi Slim Toolbar
Anvi Slim Toolbar is a tool developed to manage extensions and toolbars on your installed web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome). It can also be used to modify browser homepage and search engine.
1. Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar by clicking the link below.
Anvi Slim Toolbar free download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/
2. Delete unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons:
Launch Anvi Slim Toolbar → Switch to Manage tab → Chech or tick unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons → hit Remove button
3. Empty trash bin:
The removed toolbars and extensions are placed in the trash bin in case you want them back, so you need to empty the trash bin regularly.
Click on the trash bin icon, then you can restore or remove toolbars and extensions there.
Option 2 Restore your web browser manually
For Internet Explorer users:
Launch Internet Explorer → Click on Tools or the gear icon → choose Manage add-ons in the drop-down menu → right click Web Backup Drop Pad or any suspicious extensions in the Toolbars and Extensions tab → click on Disable
Alternative Solution: Reset IE to its default state
If you cannot tell which extension is causing Super Back-up pop-ups, you can reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings.
1. Open Internet Explorer, click Tools at the top right corner, and then select Internet options.
2. Switch to Advanced tab in the window and click on the Reset button.
3. Check Delete personal settings and click Reset button in the new window.
4. After the reset finished, click Close button. Then restart Internet Explorer.
Open Firefox → click on the orange Firefox button at the up left corner → choose Add-ons in the drop-down menu → go to Extension tab → hit the remove button behind Web Backup Drop Pad or any suspicious extensions
Alternative Solution: Reset Firefox to its default state
Reset Firefox to its default state will help you if you cannot find the extension that causes Super Back-up pop-ups.
1. Click on orange Firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser, and then move the mouse pointer to Help in the dropped-down menu and select Troubleshooting information in the sub-menu.
2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the Troubleshooting Information page and in the confirmation window that opens.
3. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported.
Next step—Remove residual files and invalid registry entries
For Google Chrome users:
Open Chrome → Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) → select Tools and then Extensions → remove Web Backup Drop Pad or any suspicious extensions by clicking on the recycle bin
Step 2 Remove residual files and invalid registry entries
After remove Super Back-up Pop-ups, some registry keys and junk files are still on your computer. This residual files may slow down the performance of your computer over time, so you should clean up your computer after uninstall application. Try Cloud System Booster.
1. Download and install the free or paid version of Cloud System Booster.
Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html
2. Launch Cloud System Booster and click on the Boost button.
3. Click on Clean button after scan finished.
Now, Super Back-up Pop-ups should have been removed completely from your computer. If you have encounter any problem in removing this virus, please feel free to contact us.
Recommended—Optimize your computer disk with Anvi Ultimate Defrag
You are experiencing a incredibly slow and computer and browser performance even if you clean up your computer system regularly? Maybe you should consider if the poor performance is caused by disk fragmentation. Files get split up into fragments as you use computer and this theoretically slows down your computer. Thus to optimize the disk performance, you need a disk defragment program, such as Anvi Ultimate Defrag, to make the fragments as contiguous as possible.
Download Anvi Ultimate Defrag by clicking this link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html
Purchase Anvi Ultimate Defrag by clicking this link: http://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php
Double click audsetup.exe file to install Anvi Ultimate Defrag
Launch Anvi Ultimate Defrag and check the disks and operations you want, then click on Start
This will take a long period of time, so you could tick “Shut down Windows after complete”.