How to Uninstall ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’

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What is ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’?

‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ has been identified as troublesome Pop-up which targets Google Chrome and creates several unwanted issues at the time of web browsing. After successful penetration onto PC this Pop-up allures unexperienced users by displaying messages like $1000 Amazon Giftcard/$1000 Visa Giftcard can be won. Just to have an opportunity to become winner users are required to finish a short survey. Researchers have categorized it as tricky and fake message which is being used by its developers to make money . Moreover this Pop-up takes the support of virtual layer to clear way for the appearance of countless ads, banners and coupons. This unwanted program also gathers informations regarding users’ browsing history such as search quires, URLs visited, geo-locations and ISP to know about their interest.

The Pop-up message appears as:

Dear Chrome user, You are today’s lucky visitor for: [Date]
Please complete this short survey and to say “Thank You” we’ll give you a chance to get a $1000 Amazon Giftcard or a $1000 Visa Giftcard!

On the whole the presence of this Pop-up does not let users to work online in peaceful manner, they have to face frequent browser crash. Therefore if a user agree to move according to displayed Pop-up instructions then no any other option would be there besides repenting as no gift they are going to receive except unexpected problems.

Causes for appearance of ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ onto PC

‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ usually appears onto PC by installation of programs from freeware packages as it might exist in hidden form with them. Apart from it spam emails attachments in face of legitimate documents also makes PC vulnerable to such Pop-ups.

What issues ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ may raise inside PC ?

  • ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ allures unexperienced users by displaying messages like $1000 Amazon Giftcard/$1000 Visa Giftcard can be won.
  • Moreover this Pop-up takes the support of Virtual layer to clear way for the appearance of countless ads, banners and coupons on Google Chrome.
  • This unwanted program also gathers informations regarding users’ browsing history such as search quires, URLs visited, geo-locations and ISP.
  • Users have to face frequent browser crash because of presence of ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’.

Precautions to stop installation of ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’

For installation of ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ users are responsible themselves. They don’t care to select Advanced/Custom Setup and move towards Next Button and their this step results in such installation. So first of all they must take lesson from their previous mistakes and try their best to do not repeat it again. In addition to this they must be habituated to the use of good anti malware utilities to remove ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ as well as to keep PC away from target list of this Pop-up.

Instructions To Remove ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ Completely From Your System

Step 1: How To Reboot Your PC in Safe Mode With Networking

For Windows 7 / Vista / XP

Restart your PC. To be sure don’t miss the time because you need to press F8 as soon as the system starts booting. Then after, choose Safe Mode With Networking option.

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For Windows 8 & Win 8.1

Click the Start button, select Control Panel >> System and Security >> Administrative Tools >> System Configuration.

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Now, check the Safe Boot option and tap OK. Click Restart in pop-up.

For Windows 10

Click Troubleshoot icon, select Advanced options, then Startup Settings. Tap Restart.

After the reboot process, click on Enter Safe Mode With Networking.

Step 2: Delete All Hidden Files & Folders Related to ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’

for this you need to know how to reveal hidden files and folders

Step 3: Process To Uninstall ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ From Control Panel

Hold together Start Key and R. Type “appwiz.cpl” command and hit OK.

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You are now in Control Panel. Look for ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ related suspicious programs and uninstall them immediately.

Step 4: Remove Related Startup Items Created by ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’

Type msconfig command in search field and click OK button. Now, a window will pop-up.

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Select Startup >> Uncheck all entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or look for suspicious ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ related items.

Step 5: Tips To Clean Suspicious IPs Linked with ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’

Hold Start Key and R, paste “notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts” command and tap OK.

A new file will open. So, if you are hacked, there will be a number of unknown IPs connected to you at the bottom. You can see it on the image provided below.

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Step 5: Delete Rogue DNS Added by ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’

  1. Open start menu and search for the Network Connections (On Win 10 you just write it after clicking on the Windows button), then hit enter.
  2. Right-click on Network Adapter that you are using >> Properties >> Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP/IP), and tap on Properties.
  3. Now, the DNS line should be set to the Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, then set it by yourself.
  4. Click on the Advanced >> DNS tab. Remove ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ and everything from here (if there is something), then hit OK.

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Step 6: Method To Eradicate ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ From Web Browsers

Remove ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ From Browser Shortcuts

Right tap on browser’s shortcut, select Properties.

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Then after, Properties >> Shortcut. In the Target, eradicate ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ and everything after .exe.

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NOTE: Here, we are showing steps for Google Chrome, but you can do this for IE and Firefox or Edge.

Uninstall ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ Related Add-ons From Internet Explorer:

Open IE, and tap on Manage Add-ons.

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Find ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ >> Disable. Go to >> Internet Options >> alter the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked), then Apply.

Kill Malicious Extension Added by ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ in Firefox

Open Mozilla Firefox, tap on Add-ons >> Extensions.

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Find ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ and click on Remove ASAP.

 

Step 7: Guideline To Delete ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ From Windows Task Manager

Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC keys simultaneously. Now, go to the Processes Tab and try to determine which ones are dangerous or related to ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’.

Right click on each of the malicious processes separately and then select Open File Location. End process after you open the folder, then remove the directories you were sent to.

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Step 8: Clean ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’ Related Malicious Registry Entries

  1. Type Regedit in Windows search field and hit Enter.
  2. Press CTRL and F together and type ‘You are Todays Lucky Visitor’. Right tap and delete any entries you find with similar threat name. If the malware related registry entries do not show, then go manually to these directories and uninstall them.

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