Have no idea why keep being redirected to servads.com and why keep receiving numerous pop-up ads? Being eager to find an efficient way to fix web browser, but in vain? This article provides you with the best way to remove servads.com completely. Read more.
What is servads.com?
servads.com is a notorious browser redirect virus that can frequently pop up servads.com or many ads boxes via modifying default Internet Setting and DNS setting.
Why get infected with servads.com?
Users may get this infection via visiting insalubrious websites, receiving spam emails or downloading fake nasty applications.
What can servads.com result in?
1) servads.com is able to affect all kinds of browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
2) Keep popping up servads.com and other annoying ads box.
3) servads.com contains rootkit and Trojans which can automatically record your online behaviors to steal personal information and confidential data. These confidential information then be transferred to remote server. Your personal information will be in high risk of exposure to public.
4) servads.com may mislead you to open more sites unwanted and download some malware applications.
It's really annoying and dangerous to get infected with servads.com and to keep being redirected to this website. You're highly encouraged to remove this redirect virus as soon as possible if you have faced such problems mentioned above. This step-by-step removal guide will tell you how to do it. Read More.
servads.com Removal Guide
Important Note: 1) Before you start to remove servads.com, please make sure you have saved all files and backed up system files.
Step 1> Download and install Anvi Smart Defender (Highly Recommended) to fully scan your computer and remove all malicious material.
Step 2> Reset your Internet Explorer.
To do this, you need to open your Internet Explorer->Click Tools->Internet Options->Advanced->Reset->Click Yes to save the change.
Step 3> Reset homepage.
* Internet Explorer
Open Internet Explorer->select Tools->Internet Option->General.
You have two options. One is to set homepage as a blank page. The other is to set a certain website (Just type a website into the address box) as the homepage. Then click OK to save the change.
* Mozilla Firefox
Open Mozilla Firefox->Tools->Options->General->Startup
You have two options. One is to select when Firefox Starts Show a blank page and then click Ok to save the change. The other is to set a certain website (Just type a website into the address box) as the homepage. Then click OK to save the change.
* Google Chrome
Open Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Options->Basics
On Startup area, select Open the home page. Then navigate to the Home page area, you also have two options here, please refer to Mozilla Firefox homepage reset guide.
Step 4> Check the LAN settings of your browser.
servads.com may alter your Internet settings to block you from accessing other security websites, so you need to change the settings back first.
Open your Internet Explorer> click on Tools(gear bar if you’re using IE9)> select Internet Options> click on Connections> click on LAN settings and check whether the check box under Proxy server option is checked, if yes, uncheck it and click OK to complete.
Step 5> Check your hosts file and remove any malicious entries. Hosts file locates on C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts. Then there will come out hosts files and hosts backup files. Open both of them in the form of notepad and then make sure the hosts file is in accordance with the hosts backup file.
Should there is no backup host files in your computer, please open Host Files with Notepad. The default host files should be only one line:127.0.0.1 localhost in Windows XP and 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 in Windows Vista, if there're more lines, please delete all of them and save the change.
Step 6> Check DNS (Domain Name Server) settings
To do this, you need to go to Control Panel->Network Connections->Local Area Connection->Right-click Local Area Network icon and select Properties->Select Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) and Click Properties once again. A window showed below will display:
Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically”.
Step 7> Remove servads.com add-on from your web browsers.
* Internet Explorer
To do this, you need to open Internet Explorer->Tools->Manage Addons->Disable servads.com related addons or disable all unverified addons.
* Mozilla Firefox
To do this, you need to open your Mozilla Firefox->Tools->Add-ons->Extensions->Find servads.com related extensions or disable all unverified extensions.
* Google Chrome
To do this, you need to open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Tools->Extensions->Unclick the Enabled to disable servads.com Extension and then click the Bin button to remove it.
Here also provide you with a very simple way to help you block this website
Anvi Ad Blocker by Anvisoft is designed to help users block malicious/unwanted websites, risky pop ups and banners.
Download Anvi Ad Blocker->install and run Anvi Ad Blocker->click MORE on top right of its main screen and then select Settings->Select Black List->click Add URL and type servads.com into the input window->Click OK to save the change.
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