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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts

Survey.circularly.xyz

Survey.circularly.xyz may look like a browser hijacker, but it is actually an adware server that can be used by various adware programs that need to promote third-party content. This domain may appear on your browser when you click outgoing links to unfamiliar websites. However, no matter what the source might be, the truth is that you have unwanted applications installed on your computer, and you have to terminate them at once. Otherwise, you will not be able to get rid of the effects of constant redirection. For the manual removal instructions, scroll down to the bottom of this description, but the fastest way to get rid of this issue would be acquiring a legitimate antispyware tool.

So what are the potential routes that the adware programs take to your computer? There are many ways to get infected with adware applications and, most of the time; users do not realize the danger that might hide behind regular online activity. For instance, adware programs might be hiding behind pop-up ads and other interactive content on online gaming websites, file-sharing sites, and other popular pages. Also, adware programs could be bundled together with freeware that is widely available for download at file-sharing websites.

Technically, it should be possible to avoid installing additional freeware apps if users were more attentive during the installation process. There are steps in the installation wizard that inform users about the additional applications, and ask them whether they want them installed. Of course, users are too used to skipping these steps because they think all the installations are practically default, and they just need to keep on clicking “Next.” Unfortunately, this kind of behavior eventually results in a lot of unwanted installations that can prove to be dangerous to your computer’s security. Therefore, whenever you are about to install a new program, be sure to check out every step in the installation wizard. You might as well prevent an adware infection this way.

What would happen if you get redirected to Survey.circularly.xyz anyway? It depends on the program and service that makes use of this adware server. For example, in our case, the domain offered users to fill out an online survey that would “give you a chance to win HD Streaming Movies.” It may also offer to install fake programs. For example, you could be redirected to a page that says you have to run a full system scan with online scanner or that you are missing a codec and now you have to install something new. Please note that developers of reliable applications and browser add-ons would not indulge in such marketing tactics.

And yes, the fact that you keep on getting redirected to unfamiliar websites via Survey.circularly.xyz just shows that the adware programs installed on your computer try to make as much money as possible. After all, you help them generate a financial profit every time you click the promoted links or land on the affiliated sites. This does not mean that the programs you have on your computer try to infect you with malware. They are far too simple for that. However, adware apps could be easily exploited by cyber criminals because they are really vulnerable and have a lot of security loopholes.

So, in the worst-case scenario, this seemingly annoying nuisance could end up in a serious malware infection that would steal your personal data and totally destroy your computer’s system. To avoid that, you will do yourself a favor if you terminate all the applications that could make use of Survey.circularly.xyz right now.

You do not know which programs are using Survey.circularly.xyz? Don’t worry: You can scan your computer with the SpyHunter free scanner. A full system scan will tell you exactly which programs and applications cannot be trusted. If you have a lot of malicious files on-board, the scan will display that too. Once you have a list of potential threats, you will be able to terminate them without further delay.

Finally, to avoid similar issues in the future, you should stay away from third-party file sharing websites. Even if you invest in the best computer security tool out there, your web browsing habits are still just as important in protect your system from harm as the security program you choose. So please be responsible online.

How to Delete Survey.circularly.xyz

Windows 10 & Windows 8.1

  1. Press Win+R and the Run prompt will open.
  2. Type Control panel into the Open box and click OK.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove unwanted apps.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Click the Start menu and open Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove unwanted applications.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall the unwanted programs.

Restore Browser Settings to Default

Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and select Troubleshooting information.
  2. Click the Refresh Firefox button on the new tab.
  3. Press the Refresh Firefox button again and click Finish.

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and go to Internet options.
  2. Click the Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Mark Delete personal settings and click Reset.
  4. Press Close.

Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Press the Show advanced settings section at the bottom.
  3. Scroll down and press Reset settings.
  4. Click Reset to confirm.
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How to manually remove Survey.circularly.xyz

Files associated with Survey.circularly.xyz infection:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
host.exe
monitorsvc.exe
BDL.dll
smp2.exe
lmservice.exe
BitGuard.exe
VirusRemover.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
TimeTasksSetup.exe
upr.exe
ContentHost.dll
toolserv.exe
browsemngr.exe
safetynut.exe
litefile.bin
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\BrowserProtect
Assistant_x64.dll
contentagent.exe
lsdprn.exe
20dollars2surf.exe
Bind.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
applications.exe
Win_Updater.exe
openinst.exe
openinstall.exe
brfilterdrv.sys
update.exe
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
safebrowser.exe
winclient32.exe
inspasio.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
playsetup.exe
PCProtect.exe
UpdateService.exe
DeltaFix.dll
VideoEklenti.exe
stprss.exe
optimizer.exe
compatibilitychecksvc.exe
webmakerplus.exe
CompTmp.exe
LiveUpdate.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
NTS.exe
TorrentStat.exe
PlusMo.exe
timetasks.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
NCdownloader.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
uninstall_Winservices.exe
MSLSService.exe
wprotectmanager.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
sv.exe
Seventh.exe
flashEnhancer.dll
yContentFilterService.exe
ScriptHost.dll
DFService.exe
Client.exe
PackerV2.exe
mngr.exe
usetting.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
dlprotect.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
fiber.js
wirtual.exe
chrome-links.exe
Autoload.exe
R003.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\BrowserProtect
IEError.exe
dnkt.exe
Downloader.dll
ieplug.dll
bi_client.exe
VideoUsage.exe
SafeUpdater.exe
wabEventSupport16.dll
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Browser Manager
windhcpclient.exe
ScreenCapture.exe
ProtectExtension.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe
UpdateTask.exe
Updater.exe
regCheck.vbs
MAJTuto.exe
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
update1.dll
plura_autorun.exe
systerm32.exe
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect
%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\????????????????
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Browser Manager
Toast.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
kometaup.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
ALiBaBar.dll
Sixth.exe
PCProtect.dll
uninstaller.exe
psupport.dll
AutoUpdater.exe
OptimizerMonitor.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe

Survey.circularly.xyz DLL's to remove:

PCProtect.dll
ieplug.dll
ScriptHost.dll
Assistant_x64.dll
psupport.dll
flashEnhancer.dll
BDL.dll
ContentHost.dll
wabEventSupport16.dll
Downloader.dll
update1.dll
ALiBaBar.dll
DeltaFix.dll

Survey.circularly.xyz processes to kill:

browsemngr.exe
timetasks.exe
UpdateTask.exe
dnkt.exe
PlusMo.exe
OptimizerMonitor.exe
yContentFilterService.exe
safetynut.exe
ScreenCapture.exe
openinst.exe
toolserv.exe
Client.exe
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
wprotectmanager.exe
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
mngr.exe
20dollars2surf.exe
inspasio.exe
host.exe
lsdprn.exe
systerm32.exe
contentagent.exe
chrome-links.exe
SafeUpdater.exe
PCProtect.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
smp2.exe
winclient32.exe
Autoload.exe
monitorsvc.exe
Seventh.exe
Updater.exe
usetting.exe
VideoUsage.exe
applications.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe
Toast.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
DFService.exe
Sixth.exe
CompTmp.exe
stprss.exe
uninstall_Winservices.exe
IEError.exe
optimizer.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
windhcpclient.exe
LiveUpdate.exe
NTS.exe
R003.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
BitGuard.exe
UpdateService.exe
openinstall.exe
kometaup.exe
playsetup.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
sv.exe
NCdownloader.exe
VirusRemover.exe
upr.exe
TimeTasksSetup.exe
plura_autorun.exe
safebrowser.exe
uninstaller.exe
Bind.exe
ProtectExtension.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
MAJTuto.exe
MSLSService.exe
Win_Updater.exe
wirtual.exe
TorrentStat.exe
VideoEklenti.exe
webmakerplus.exe
bi_client.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
PackerV2.exe
update.exe
lmservice.exe
dlprotect.exe
compatibilitychecksvc.exe
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