Zombie Alert

What is Zombie Alert?

Zombie Alert is a potentially unwanted application that gets installed on users’ computers together with freeware. It is very unlikely that users download the program on their own from the main web page. This application is supposed to inform you about the oncoming Zombie attack, but computer security specialists mutually agree that it is a useless product that slows down your browser and even floods you with potentially corrupted commercial advertisements. To remove Zombie Alert from your computer you need to access Control Panel and uninstall the application manually. Remove all the other potentially unwanted applications while you are at it.testtest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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Where does Zombie Alert come from?

It is possible to download Zombie Alert at zombiealertapp.com. Based on our security research, the application is practically a close of Websteroids adware, and it is very similar to Share Anything application. All these applications share a number of the same registry entries and even files.

Zombie Alert is developed by Creative Island Media, LLC. This application does not enter your computer surreptitiously, because that is not what adware applications usually do. Instead of that, they travel bundled with other adware or freeware. For example, Zombie Alert gets bundled with New Player app that can be downloaded after having clicked a pop-up flash advertisement.

You should also stay clear from ads that offer FLV player, Java or Flash updates. Software updates should be downloaded from the official websites only, and if you click a third party link you are bound to get even more adware onto your PC.

What does Zombie Alert do?

When the application is installed on your computer it will launch a system service that will run in the background. Depending on a website you access, if the page is in any way associated with Zombie Alert, you will see a green box appear at the corner of the page saying “Zombie Alert”. Once you click the box it will expand displaying a list of news related to “zombie attack”.

Zombie Alert makes use of news.google.com search engine to search for anything with the “zombie” keyword in it. Needless to say, that it is hard to see how this application could be useful. Not to mention, that apart from displaying random messages about zombies, this application may also display commercial advertisements when you access online shopping websites.

The possibility of commercial pop-up flood is also another reason why it is necessary to remove Zombie Alert from your computer.

How to remove Zombie Alert?

If this application has been installed together with freeware you will need to uninstall other potentially unwanted applications as well. Follow the instructions below this article to remove Zombie Alert manually, and then scan the system with SpyHunter free scanner to ensure the PC is absolutely clean. Should you have any further questions, you can contact us by leaving a comment in the box below.

Manual Zombie Alert Removal

Windows 8

  1. Slide mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
  2. Wait for Charm bar to appear and click Settings.
  3. Select Control panel and go to Uninstall a program.
  4. Highlight Zombie Alert and click Uninstall.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Zombie Alert.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu button and go to Settings.
  2. Select Control panel and access Add or remove programs.
  3. Uninstall Zombie Alert.
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