News.Net Toolbar Removal: Remove News.Net Toolbar Forever

Threat indicator: HIGH

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News.Net Toolbar

npapi.dll

Adware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)


News.net is a browser hijacker and adware that is widely spread in Australia and New Zealand.


News.Net Toolbar

News.Net Toolbar intrusion method

News.Net Toolbar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is npapi.dll. Then it creates new startup key with name News.Net Toolbar and value npapi.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name npapi.dll or News.Net Toolbar.

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* Removes all files created by News.Net Toolbar.

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How to remove News.Net Toolbar manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with News.Net Toolbar, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by News.Net Toolbar.

To get rid of News.Net Toolbar, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• News.net.lnk
• Uninstall.lnk
• DesktopContainer.exe
• headline.js
• animation.js
• Gadget.js
• settings.xml
• update.exe
• 32x32.ico
• AddonsFramework.dll
• background.html
• bg.js
• brand_id.js
• ButtonSite.dll
• ontent.js
• facebook.com.js
• jquery-1.7.2.min.js
• jquery.highlight.js
• json2.min.js
• PropertySync.exe
• PropertySyncPS.dll
• ScriptHost.dll
• toolbar.content.proxy.js
• updater.js
• updaterWrapper.js
• AddonsFramework.dll
• background.html
• bg.js
• brand_id.js
• ButtonSite.dll
• config.xml
• content.js
• facebook.com.js
• jquery-1.7.2.min.js
• jquery.highlight.js
• json2.min.js
• PropertySync.exe
• PropertySyncPS.dll
• ScriptHost.dll
• toolbar.content.proxy.js
• updater.js
• updaterWrapper.js
• news.net.crx
• news.net.xpi
• npapi.dll
• uninstaller.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use News.Net Toolbar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %PROGRAMS%\News.net\
• %PROGRAMFILES%\News.net\

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AddonsFramework.Navbar
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AddonsFramework.Navbar.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AddonsFramework.PropertySyncObj
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AddonsFramework.PropertySyncObj.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\news.net.ScriptHostObject
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\news.net.ScriptHostObject.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\ScriptHost.Tool
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\ScriptHost.Tool.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{BA3E58F7-60C6-485E-A775-0C1FD9C0E55E}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\News.net
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@news.net/npapi
  • Key: HKCU\Software\DesktopContainer
  • Key: HKCU\Software\news.net
  • Key: HKCU\Software\NEWSNET WIDGET
  • Key: HKU\S-1-5-21-1801674531-413027322-2147225017-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: BreakingNews
    Data: C:\Program Files\News.net\BreakingNews\DesktopContainer.exe
  • Key: HKU\S-1-5-21-1801674531-413027322-2147225017-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: News.net

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use News.Net Toolbar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


4. Manually fix browser problems

News.Net Toolbar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in News.Net Toolbar Removal Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to News.Net Toolbar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in News.Net Toolbar Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in News.Net Toolbar Removal Tool.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and crreate folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in News.Net Toolbar Removal Tool.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with News.Net Toolbar and npapi.dll we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Newsnet pop up adware

I have followed all the advice for removal of this adware without success. I have bought SpyHunter which was supposed to work but hasnt. I have tried Winzip and Malwarebytes also without success. I have gone into Google chrome settings and removed the extension for Newsnet. I have tried to remove it from control panel without success. I need help. I have a HP Envy Pheonix computer running Windows 8. Please help me kill this annoying adware......

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: news.net is harassing me, taken up large part of the screen, I can't work

It is appearing all the time it is not in the program and features so unable to uninstall it, please help me remove it

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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