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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Remove adverttraff.org ( gameharbor.org ) Browser Hijacker Manually or Automatically

Feel sorry for both of you guys:

"this virus adverttraff.org show up after boot to windows...then start cmd after that automatically open my browser and redirect it to http://adverttraff.org very annoying.."

A serious joke about them 3:

adverttraff.org, gameharbor.org and extendedunlimited.org, from the same family, they are like siblings of browser hijacker. They 3 will redirect you to the site: http://gameharbor.org/. Please have a check:

[Browser hijacker is exactly what adverttraff.org is.]

adverttraff.org is deemed as a browser hijacker designed to replace your default homepage, promoting its sponsored  products and gaining traffic for them. It targets at browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Once it is installed, the modification of browsers default settings like search provider and homepage. This is the complaining from one of the victims:
I have my bosses son's laptop that has had its browsers hijacked by something called adverttraff.org.  It is blocking just about everything I try to go to and I cannot get it off the computer.

[ It isn't a surprise it gets on your PC as a bundle. ]

This is how this nasty browser hijacker gets on your computer. It disguises itself as a bundled component of your desired freeware or shareware from the internet. When you are installing the wanted freeware, adverttraff.org is also installed in the background as a part of the freeware. 

[ Another game adverttraff.org likes to play: inject advertisements.]

It not only keeps redirecting you to spam websites, it also injects a wide variety of ads, coupons and banners on the webpage you open. 

[ adverttraff.org won't come alone. ]

It compromises your computer and makes your computer vulnerable for the additional malware like trojan, spyware and ransomware. 

[ You wouldn't say 'Happy Stealing' to adverttraff.org.d ]

Your personal sensitive information, such as browsing habits, credit card details and account log in details, can be stolen for the marketing.

[ This would definitely drive you crazy. ]

You will notice that your computer is getting slower and slower, which is due to adverttraff.org runs amounts of processes in the background taking up the system resource.

[ Important to know ] 

Considering the security of your computer and your personal information on the computer, strong measures must be taken to completely remove adverttraff.org out of your computer right now. Remove it manually or uninstall it automatically with the strong Spyhunter.

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Plan A: Remove adverttraff.org manually

Remove it from Control Panel

Click Start>Control Panel
Click Programs>Uninstall a Program
Search for the unwanted application adverttraff.org> right click adverttraff.org and choose Uninstall

Remove it from Startup

Press Windows+R> input msconfig>click OK

Click Startup> input msconfig>check for the list> find adverttraff.org and Un-check it (uncheck the ones you don't want)>click OK

Remove it from Internet Explorer
  • 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 the homepage

Remove it from 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 Defaul&Close button “x” to delete the search engine.
  • make default your Google search engine and delete all one by one
  • reset the homepage

Remove it from Mozilla Firefox
  • open troubleshooting information from browser Firefox
  • get Help menu and click Troubleshooting information
  • with page of Trouble shooting informaiton, search for Reset Firefox and click on Reset
  • reset the homepage

Note: If you think the manual removal is complicated and you really want to be a lazy guy, no worries, there is still a perfect solution for you - Download and Install Spyhunter to Remove  adverttraff.org Automatically. The most powerful antivirus program Spyhunter can remove  adverttraff.org just like hands down for you.

Plan B: Remove adverttraff.org automatically (with SpyHunter)

Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter

1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.

2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
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spyhunter setup

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Step B. Run SpyHunter to block it

Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.

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Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.

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