Monday, July 20, 2015

Remove Adf.ly Effectively---Adf.ly Removal Tips

"In my PC, I am downloading mods and maps for Minecraft. When I was about to download via adf.ly, A vast free antivirus blocked it and it was named 'JS:Agent-DJN (Adw)'. Do you know what should I do with this issue?"

 


More about Adf.ly


As a matter of fact, Adf.ly is categorized as a browser hijacker that can hijack your homepage and search engine. It is compatible with various kinds of browser, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Once it controls your search engine, it will redirect your default homepage into  http://www.adf.ly/. Another feature of getting infected with adf.ly is that it will display a bunch of pop-up ads on your webpages. 
Typically, it comes from your downloading. Like other malware, Adf.ly disguises itself to be a bundled component of the wanted free software so that it could bypass your detection. Some victims are so imprudent that they installed the software with default installation. They didn’t know when install the software they also open a backdoor for the malware at the same time. Therefore, one should always choose customize installation over default installation so that you can cancel some unwanted terms and components. 

 Bad effect Adf.ly may cause


  • Your default homepage and search engine are changed by it secretly.
  • Unwanted ads come to bombard you and seriously disturb your normal life.
  • Your system vulnerabilities may be exposed to viruses or malware for it keeps popping up you unwanted ads and redirecting you to some unsafe pages.
  • It runs in the background every time you start up your PC to make your PC move extremely slowly.
  • Your confidential information may be collected and sold to third parties for commercial purpose.

 Ways to get rid of Adf.ly


Method 1. Get rid of Adf.ly manually 
Method 2. Get rid of Adf.ly automatically with SpyHunter

Tips: As a browser hijacker, Adf.ly do cause much inconvenience on our online life, so one should delete it as quickly as one can. The following would show you two methods, but the manual method may require some complicated steps, it needs some skills, or a small error would cause big damage to computer. So we highly recommend you to use a reputable antivirus program, it will be more effective.

http://www.blogines.com/zmxg/spyhunter.php

Method1. Get rid of Adf.ly manually


Step 1. Uninstall Adf.ly from computer

Windows 7:
1. Access Window’s Start Menu and select “Control Panel”.
2. Select “Programs and Features”.
3. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking the “Uninstall” button.

 

 


Windows XP:
1. Click “Start”, choose “Settings” and click “Control Panel”.
2. Locate and click “Add or Remove Programs”.
3. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking the “Remove” button.


Windows 8 users:
1. Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search”.
2. Type “Uninstall a program”, then click “Settings”.
3. In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program”.
4. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking “Uninstall / Change” button.



Mac OSX:
1. Click “Finder”, in the opened screen and select “Applications”.
2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select “Empty Trash”.
3. In the uninstall programs window, look for "Adf.ly" and uninstall it by clicking “Uninstall” or “Remove”.



Step 2. Disable Adf.ly from browser

Internet Explorer
1. Go to Tools and select Manage add-ons
2. Disable the items which are related
the program.



Mozilla Firefox

1. Go to Firefox’s Tools, and then select Add-ons
2. Navigate to Add-ons panel, and remove those extensions which are associated with Adf.ly




Google Chrome
1. Click the Menu icon of Chrome and select Settings
2. Click Extensions on the left panel and remove the extensions related to Adf.ly




Step 3. Reset your browser

Reset IE
  • launch up IE> click Tools (click on gear icon in IE9/IE10)> choose Internet Option
  • Internet Option window> Advanced tab> click Restore Advance Settings> click on Reset
  • tick Delete personal settings> click on Reset

Reset  Mozilla FireFox
  • open troubleshooting information from browser Firefox
  • get Help menu and click Troubleshooting information
  • with page of Trouble shooting information, search for Reset Firefox and click on Reset.

 Reset Google Chrome
  • open Google Chrome>click on Settings>choose configuration page> search for Open a specific page or set of pages> click on Set Pages
  • find configuration page> search for Manage search engines and click it> get Default search engine settings> change your default search engine
  • search for these 2 options: Make Default&Close button “x” to delete the search engine.
  • make default your Google search engine and delete all one by one

Method 2. Get rid of Adf.ly automatically


Step 1. Download SpyHunter to have a thorough scan and clean

SpyHunter is a legitimate, real-time anti-spyware application designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats. Here shows how it works.

1) Download SpyHunter here or click the below button to download the file.

http://www.blogines.com/zmxg/spyhunter.php

2) Double click on SpyHunter-Installer.exe to install the program.


3) After the installation, click Finish.


4) Open SpyHunter and click Scan Computer Now! to allow the program to start a scan on your computer.


5) SpyHunter will now start scanning your computer as shown below.

 

6) When the scan is completed, all the threats in your computer are successfully detected. Tick Select All and then click Remove button to uninstall it.



Step 2. Download RegCure Pro to speed up your computer 

RegCure Pro is an advanced optimizer which is able to solve your computer system problems, remove your privacy items produced by online searches, delete junk files, uninstall malware and fix performance problems. Here shows how it works.

1) Click the below button to download the file.

http://www.blogines.com/zmxg/regcure.php

2) Run the RegCureProSetup Application and click the Yes button to install the program step by step.

 

3) When the program is successfully installed, double click on its desktop shortcut to open it. On the Overview tab, check all the scan settings and then click on the Click to Start Scan button to run a system scan on your computer. The first system scan will take some time, please be patient.


The screenshot of the system scan progress is shown below.

 

4) When the system scan is done, click on Fix All button to completely remove all the performance problems in your computer.