How to Remove Zombie Alert Adware

Zombie Alert is a web application that delivers information about zombies found on web sources. Usually, it comes with some adware or unwanted search redirect bundled to Zombie Alert, and this stuff is automatically installed unless you notice such additional programs and disable them. So, it is wuite deceptive. Zombie Alert is not malicious, but adware and browser hijackers are not the things that computer users like. Certainly, no one likes replaced search engine and ads displayed in web browsers. Zombie Alert infects Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. So you need to figure out what adware programs were installed along with Zombie Alert and remove related browser extensions. You also need to fix your web browser settings for removing the redirect that comes with bundled toolbar. See the guide below for details on Zombie Alert removal, or use an offered Zombie Alert removal tool for safe and trouble free removal process.

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What is Zombie Alert?

Zombie Alert is an ad-supported funny news app for Zombie lovers or haters that might come with a browser toolbar that redirects your search engine or adware programs that display ads in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. While this activities are not malicious, few people would like to suddenly change their preferred web tools to something else. Zombie Alert might be deceptively installed with other free programs. Zombie Alert is also used as a Trojan horse for installing browser hijackers and adware programs that we call PUP (potentially unwanted programs). Such bundled stuff is often deceptively installed if a user installs the application from the web in a hurry and failed to notice and disabale unwanted additional programs bundled with a wanted one. Zombie Alert is not difficult to remove by itself, but it is difficult to detect and remove programs bundled with Zombie Alert. That is why you might need some automated security tool that will make it for you. See the guide below that give you insights on Zombie Alert removal.

Zombie Alert adware removal

Protection against deceptively installed hijacker:

If you want to avoid deceptively installed programs like Zombie Alert and bundled adware, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save you a lot of time needed for removing unwanted adware. Use SpyHunter for real-time protection, reliable virus detection, and clean removal. Use it as a Zombie Alert removal tool instead of wasting your time with manual removal of bunch of adware programs waiting to infect your computer with virtually any free download.

 

 

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Remove Zombie Alert Manually

For manual removal you need to uninstall all Zombie Alert search redirect components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility, and then you need to remove web browser components of the Zombie Alert adware.

Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure hidden malicious programs and spyware are also removed.

Uninstal Zombie Alert adware program

  • Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
  • Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
  • Scroll through the program list, highlight “Zombie Alert, any other suspicious” programs, and click Remove.

 

 

Remove Zombie Alert from Internet Explorer

Remove Zombie Alert add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “any suspicious” add-ons.
  • Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.

Remove any unwanted redirect redirect from IE 8

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • In Option window open General tab, find Search section, and click Settings button.
  • Mark you preferred search provider in the providers’ list and click Set as Default button.
  • You will see a list of search providers. Select your preferred search provider and click the button Set as default.
  • Find the line with any unwanted redirect redirect, and then click Remove button.

Remove any unwanted redirect redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove any unwanted redirect redirect and like from the list.

 

 

Remove Zombie Alert from Firefox

Remove Zombie Alert add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click it and select Add-ons.
  • Select Extensions on the sidebar.
  • Find “any suspicious” add-ons. Right-click this items and then click Remove button.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove any unwanted redirect redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than any unwanted redirect and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than any unwanted redirect
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to any unwanted redirect. Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

 

 

Remove Zombie Alert from Chrome

Remove Zombie Alert add-ons from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
  • Find and Disable/Delete all “any suspicious” add-ons.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove any unwanted redirect redirect from Google Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove any unwanted redirect related items.

Additional Information:

Remove Zombie Alert entries from system registry:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\ZombieAlert_RASAPI32
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\ZombieAlert_RASMANCS
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ZombieAlert
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\ZombieAlert
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\ZombieAlert

How to Edit Windows Registry

 

Delete Zombie Alert files and folders:

C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\app.dat
C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\data.dat
C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\Uninstall.exe
C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlert.exe
C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlert.exe.config
C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlert.ico
C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlertService.exe
C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlertService.exe.config
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\app.dat
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\data.dat
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\Uninstall.exe
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlert.exe
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlert.exe.config
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlert.ico
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlertService.exe
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert\ZombieAlertService.exe.config
C:\Users\%USER_NAME%\AppData\Local\ZombieAlert\data2.dat
C:\Windows\System32\ZombieAlert.A222801BB6B4.dll

C:\ProgramData\ZombieAlert
C:\Users\All Users\ZombieAlert
C:\Users\%USER_NAME%\AppData\Local\ZombieAlert

How to Show Hidden Files

 

Note: It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can check suspicious program names with the list of advare removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. So, this checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.

 

Remove Zombie Alert Search Redirect Completely

Removing adware and spyware installed along with Zombie Alert might be tricky since this programs are profitable and thus protected. You already learned what programs you need to remove, but it is difficult to find out how many more like programs are still left hiding somewhere on your computer. Use SpyHunter or anti-spyware that comes with removal tool for scanning your system since some threats are legitimate products like Zombie Alert, and conventional anti-virus programs do not remove legitimate stuff.

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