Ib.Adnxs Removal Guide

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There are times when it is rather hard to tell apart a computer threat and a legitimate application. The same situation can be applied to Ib.Adnxs as well. It is an adware program or an advertisement platform available at Ib.Adnxs.com. It is else called Appnexus. According to the official website, Ib.Adnxs is one of the most powerful advertising platforms in the world. With this platform companies can improve their business via online advertising. It also means that originally Ib.Adnxs does not infect computer - if there are pop-up advertisements displayed on a particular website that you visit, it means that a particular company is making use of Appnexus to display the advertisements, and to increase the user traffic on their websites.

However, a number of users complain that Ib.Adnxs is extremely annoying and constant pop-up advertisements slow down their computers and internet connection. It does not matter which browser you use or which search engine you utilize for your searches - Ib.Adnxs advertisements will be displayed no matter what. There may also be other websites that make use of Ib.Adnxs name to spread pop-up advertisements. In such a case you need to be extremely wary of these ads, because they might as well contain links to corrupted websites. Not to mention that by visiting websites promoted by these ads, you could download potentially unwanted programs or even malware onto your computer.

What is more, Ib.Adnxs makes use of cookies track your browsing habits, so if this adware gets exploited by a malicious third party, information related to your computer system and your browsing habits could be used for marketing or even malicious purposes. Therefore, you need to remove Ib.Adnxs from your computer. To make sure that you are no longer flooded with pop-up advertisements or redirected to suspicious websites, restore your HOSTS file.

How to restore my HOSTS file

  1. Open My Computer and go to Local Disk (C:).
  2. Double-click Windows folder and open System32.
  3. Go to drivers folder and open etc.
  4. Use Notepad to open HOSTS file.
  5. For Windows XP, there should be only one line at the end of the file: 127.0.0.1 localhost. For Windows Vista, Windows 7 & Windows 8, there should be two lines: 127.0.0.1 localhost and ::1 localhost.
  6. Should there be any other lines below the ones described above, remove them and save changes.

Afterwards run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and see what other files you need to remove from your computer to completely get rid of Ib.Adnxs. Invest in a reliable antimalware tool that will protect your computer from other infections.

 

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