What is Gifter?
Gifter is an adware program which has been created and is being supported by third-party software development companies. The adware supports smart cookies, and it usually stores all kind of useful information for the users – browser history, preferences, and search queries. Gifter may collect different kind of your information and provide it to third-party development companies. Each time the user opens a page, Gifter adds unwanted advertisements, pop-up banners, offers and text messages to the browser.
What does Gifter adware do?
Gifter is a type of adware that operates mainly on your web browser. Gifter can make changes to your browser’s default settings, which makes it quite useful for third parties. When your machine is affected by Gifter, it will be common for you to see constantly commercial and pop-up advertisements displayed on your desktop. Gifter comes as an add-on with the most used browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla or Safari.
Gifter is an add supported program that can display on the users’ desktops coupon advertisements, price comparisons, links to other ads, etc. and restricts the actual information of the page searched for. The advertisements are usually injected into the web page or are being directly infiltrated into their content.
Practically what the adware does is installing an add-on on your browser and starting to show up different advertisements on the Internet pages. The advertisements appear as banners or regular text targeting the user. Gifter collects the information for users’ preferences through their searches, browsing history, keywords, Internet domains, etc.
Gifter may slow down your computer performance. It may also install additional malicious software without the user’s knowledge. Gifter may change the start page of your browser to random advertisements or open up spam ads on every page you visit.
How does Gifter distribute?
Gifter ends up on your machine usually by accident. It is hooked up to websites containing free videos, music, search tools, games or Java actualization code. The adware can also infiltrate in your computer through opening spam email messages and pop up windows, so be careful what you’re clicking at when browsing the Internet. Gifter can also come with other software installed, so users need to be extra careful when installing new software on their computers (especially if it’s free or coming from vulnerable source). Always make sure to choose the “custom installation” option of such and select what you want to be installed. In other case your computer may become vulnerable to other attacks as well.
How can Gifter adware be removed from your computer?
Gifter often changes its name and adds new functions to its operations. This may make it quite hard for your anti-virus software to remove it. To delete Gifter from your PC permanently, see instructions below:
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.