Keep being redirected to ad.xtendmedia.com? Want to find an efficient way to remove this website from your computer, but in vain? If you're one among those who unfortunately get infected with this redirect virus--ad.xtendmedia.com, then you come to the right place. This article provides you with the best way to remove ad.xtendmedia.com from your computer completely. Read more.
ad.xtendmedia.com is a redirect virus that can frequently redirect opened web page to its domain or other unknown websites via modifying Browser Internet Setting. Users may get this infection via visiting insalubrious websites, receiving spam emails or downloading fake nasty applications.
ad.xtendmedia.com is able to affect all kinds of browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Once slipped into a PC, it can modify or delete system files, which may make irrevocable damage to computer. Besides, ad.xtendmedia.com installs itself in a computer without user's knowledge or permission. ad.xtendmedia.com contains rootkit and Trojans which can automatically record your online behaviors in order to steal personal information and confidential data such as bank account information, credit card information, social security number. These confidential information then be transferred to remote server. Your personal information will be in high risk of exposure to public.How to protect computer from getting infected with similar virus in future?
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)How to remove ad.xtendmedia.com once and for all?
It's really annoying and dangerous to get infected with ad.xtendmedia.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 manual removal guide will tell you how to do it. Read More.ad.xtendmedia.com Removal GuideImportant Note:
Before you start to remove ad.xtendmedia.com, please make sure you have saved all files and backed up system files. Please follow the removal instruction step by step. Step 1>
To make it easier to uninstall this redirect virus, we recommend you to download and install a certain anti-virus or anti-malware program to remove potential malicious infections. If you have not installed an anti-virus or anti-malware program on your computer yet, you may have a try on Anvi Smart Defender
(Highly Recommended). Anvi Smart Defender by Anvisoft is a smart anti-malware program that can better help you protect your computer in real-time together with anti-virus program. Although nothing can replace a full antivirus application on a PC, it will be better to have a good anti-malware program as well. Step 2>
Clear browser cookie and cache
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 4>
Reset homepage.* Internet Explorer
Open Internet Explorer->Tools
You have two options. One is to set homepage as a blank page. The other is to set a certain website as the homepage. Then click OK to save the change.* Mozilla Firefox
Open Mozilla Firefox->Tools
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
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 5>
Remove ad.xtendmedia.com add-on from your web browsers.* Internet Explorer
To do this, you need to open Internet Explorer->Tools
->Disable ad.xtendmedia.com related add ons or disable all unverified add ons.* Mozilla Firefox
To do this, you need to open your Mozilla Firefox->Tools
->Find ad.xtendmedia.com related extensions or disable all unverified extensions. * Google Chrome
To do this, you need to open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Tools
->Unclick the Enabled
to disable ad.xtendmedia.com Extension and then click the Bin
button to remove it. Step 6>
Repair Search Engine. * Google Chrome.
To do this, you need to open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon
> Manage Search Engines
->Remove any unnecessary Search Engines from the list and make a certain search engine you prefer as your default search engine. * Mozilla Firefox
To do this, you need to open your Mozilla Firefox->Tools
> Search Icon
(Magnify Glass, Arrow) > Manage Search Engines
->Remove any unnecessary Search Engines from the list and make a certain search engine you prefer as your default search engine. * Internet Explorer
To do this, you need to open your Internet Explorer->Tools
> Manage Add-ons
> Search Providers
->Remove any unnecessary Search Engines from the list and make a certain search engine you prefer as your default search engine. Here also provide you with a very simple way to help you remove this websiteAnvi Ad Blocker
by Anvisoft is designed to help users block suspicious 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 www.ad.xtendmedia.com
into the input window->Click OK
to save the change.
After downloading and installing Anvi Ad Blocker v2.0
, you can enjoy a 15-day free trial
, after the trial period ended, you can directly buy it if you want to continue keep your web browser safe and clean. Internet Explorer Users' Alternative Option
If you use Internet Explorer
, you can download our Browser Repair Tool
to one-click fix your Internet Explorer problem. You simply reset DNS settings
, restore homepage
and block Windows Startup Popup
using Browser Repair Tool. Now, download and install Browser Repair Tool v1.0 to enjoy one-click to fix all web browser problem.
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