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Danger level 6
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

It may seem as though adware infections are not detrimental to computer safety, but one has to realize that computer infections seldom come alone. If you have been infected by, it means that sooner or later, your computer will be vulnerable enough to get infected with even more serious threats. Thus, before it is too late, you need to remove from your system and then make sure that it is safeguarded against similar attacks. is an adware infection that affects a number of search engines and other popular websites. Once your computer has been compromised by this adware application, whenever you visit such websites as Amazon or Facebook, you will be displayed a pop-up message that has domain ending of These messages will urge you to take a Quiz and win some money, or it will say that you have won an iPad, because you’re the visitor of a particular site. Naturally, these messages are nothing, but an obvious scam, so you should not click on them. Were you to open any of these messages, you would be asked to enter your phone member, and you will be charged 5 USD each week supposedly for some “useful” service that you actually do not even need.

The truth is that you can avoid this infection is you steer away from unfamiliar websites and you do not download freeware from third party websites. If you need some kind of program, you should download it from the official website, which will definitely save you the trouble of being infected with and similar adware.

It is very likely that got into your computer together with various freeware applications, so in order to remove it, you need to delete all the random and unnecessary programs as well. Follow the instructions below to do it.

How to remove unwanted programs

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. When Charms bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove undesirable programs.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and remove unwanted programs.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall unfamiliar applications.

Restore browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and press Reset.
  4. When the reset is complete, press Close and OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and go to Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information and another tab will open.
  3. Press Reset Firefox and then click Reset Firefox again.
  4. When the reset is complete, click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Tools.
  2. Select Extensions and remove unwanted plugins. Click Settings on the left.
  3. Select Open a specific page or set of pages and press Set pages.
  4. Change your home page and press OK.
  5. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  6. Set a new default search engine click Done.

Manual removal does not guarantee that your computer is absolutely safe, because they might be other dangerous infections residing in your system without you even realizing it. Therefore, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner, and then invest in a powerful antimalware program to make sure that your PC is always protected from harm.

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