redirect Removal Guide

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If you notice more and more annoying redirections to questionable websites while you are surfing the web, redirect may have found a way to your computer. This is indeed an adware server that can be accessed mostly by adware programs, potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), or malicious websites that can contain links or ads redirecting you there. Since this adware server may forward you to potentially harmful websites, you should make sure that there is no malware threat of any kind on your PC that can ever pose such threat to your system security. We suggest that you remove redirect by identifying the related infection and taking care of it. Of course, it is quite possible that there are several malware threats and PUPs on your system and most may not even be related to this particular attack; yet, it is essential that you tackle all of them if you want to use a secure computer.

There are plenty of similar or identical adware servers as this one, including This server can be addressed with a certain code at the end of the URL that will redirect you to a specific promoted page that could also be location specific, such as So in order for you to end up with such promoted pages in your browsers, you either need to have adware programs or PUPs on your system from a previous malicious attack or wrong choice of software download, or to click on unsafe third-party ads on suspicious websites. Obviously, when you simply get redirected to this questionable adware server through other harmful websites, you can easily remove it from your browser by closing your tabs or the whole window altogether. It is still worth scanning your system with a reliable malware scanner to see whether it is all clean or not.

The bigger system security-related issue though is when your system is infected and you installed the responsible threat via a freeware bundle. It is quite easy actually to let a whole bunch of PUPs and malware infections on board even without realizing it. Usually it is enough for you to download free programs and cracked versions from suspicious file-sharing websites, click on corrupt third-party ads on questionable webpages promoting unsafe third-party ads and other risky content, or to have any malware threat on board already that is capable of displaying ads. It is advisable to always use official pages whenever you want to download free applications or software updates. We also recommend that you refrain from clicking on random third-party ads because you might end up on malicious pages and infect your computer with malware threats or get scammed by cyber criminals. Since a freeware bundle may contain several infections and PUPs, we suggest that you run a trustworthy malware scanner on your computer right after you delete redirect. Of course, simply detecting other infections and possibly harmful programs is not enough; this would only serve as a help for you to see what you need to address and take care of if you want to restore the security level on your PC.

This adware server produces revenue by promoting all kinds of potentially unreliable gaming, betting, and questionable software downloading sites. If your computer is infected with malware that can redirect you to this adware server, you may experience annoying redirections, new tabs or new browsers windows opening with such unreliable websites and third-party content that may be risky for you to engage with. One click on the wrong content could trigger unfortunate events, such as the drop of infections or further redirections to even more dangerous websites operated by cyber criminals. If you click on any questionable content or download promoted applications from unreliable websites, you could risk your virtual security. It is possible that you drop an infection, a whole bundle of threats, but you may as well end up on a fake website where crooks could trick you into revealing your credit card details that could help them drain your bank accounts. If you do not want to experience any of these possible scenarios, we advise you to remove from your computer as soon as possible.

In order for you to be able to eliminate this annoying threat, you need to be able to identify the related malware if there is any on board. We suggest that you scan through your installed programs list via Control Panel and uninstall any suspicious or unknown application you may find. Then, it is also advisable to reset all your browsers to be on the safe side. Please use our instructions below if you prefer to take matters into your own hands. However, if somehow you would still experience redirections to similar promotional websites, we recommend that you use a reliable anti-malware program like SpyHunter.

How to remove redirect from Windows

Windows 8/Windows 8.1/Windows 10

  1. Tap Win+R and type in control panel. Press OK.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Locate the application and click Uninstall.

Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Access the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Locate the application and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and choose Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Locate the application and click Remove.

How to remove redirect from browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Alt+T and open Internet Options.
  2. Select the Advanced tab and press Reset.
  3. Mark the Delete personal settings checkbox and press Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Tap Alt+H and select Troubleshooting information.
  2. Click Refresh Firefox.
  3. In the pop-up, click Refresh Firefox.

Google Chrome

  1. Tap Alt+F and open Settings.
  2. At the bottom of the page, click the Advanced link.
  3. Choose Reset at the bottom.
  4. In the confirmation window, click Reset.
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*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.


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