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NeonGreat.info Adware Removal

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NeonGreat.info is the official website of software that evidently spreads advertisements, plus redirects. That is why it is considered adware. All advertisements can be displayed in the form of pop-up boxes, banners or other advert types. The website promotes quick and easy website navigation when it does just the opposite, by placing its content on your browser pages. To remove the website and its ads, you should read the article through.

Threat Summary

NameNeonGreat.info
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionThe platform generates advertisements, and the ads can be displayed on other websites.
SymptomsYou can see advertisements in your browsers, such as pop-ups, banners, or other ones. You will experience redirects.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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NeonGreat.info – How Did I Get It?

You could get the NeonGreat.info adware in many ways. Third-party installer setups could have installed the unwanted program on your computer. These installations can come from freeware or bundle packs. Without your awareness, additional components can be installed to your personal computer. To prevent installations of any undesired software, is manageable if you find a Custom or an Advanced options menu in the setup. As shown in the picture here, there is a setup advertised and available for download directly from the official site.

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NeonGreat.info could also get distributed with the aid of various redirects and advertisements, which suspicious websites host. Pop-ups, pop-unders, and banners may contain links for redirection. While visiting websites of an unknown origin source you could get the adware injected to your computer system. Browsers which could be affected are: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.

NeonGreat.info – What Does It Do?

NeonGreat.info seems like the official website of NeonGreat Ads. The website platform and its related program are considered adware. The reason for this is the bulk of advertisements and redirects that are being pushed from that platform. That is how the main page of the website looks:

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NeonGreat.info advertises to help improve website navigation and enhance your Web experience. That is wrong as it does exactly the opposite. Your searches will be influenced by its software, your web pages will be filled to the brim with advertisements, and on top of that, your computer machine and its internet connection might experience slowdowns.

NeonGreat.info can push other malware through its software and advert redirects. Such malware can include browser hijackers and your browser settings, like homepage, new tab and default search could be replaced. The site itself can be spread by advertisements which again appear as a result from the adware installed on your computer device. Some of the adverts could have text inside of them.

Examples of type of text that can show in the adverts:

  • Ads by NeonGreat.info
  • Advertisement by NeonGreat.info
  • Ad by NeonGreat.info
  • Advert from NeonGreat.info
  • Powered by NeonGreat.info
  • Brought to you by NeonGreat.info

All of the redirects very possibly make money for the website creators by using a pay-per-click plan or by installing different, suspicious software on your PC. Advertisements such as pop-ups may be connected to partners and affiliates of the adware developers. Adverts that are associated with NeonGreat.info show as pop-ups, pop-unders, banners most of the time, but they are not excluded from displaying as sliders, interstitial and transitional ads.

NeonGreat.info – Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy of the NeonGreat.info site is not provided in text, but as an image. You cannot search text, copy something or find things you search for easily. The NeonGreat.info website acquires personally and non-personally identifying information. That information can be disclosed to third-party partners.

You can view the Privacy Policy here:

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The NeonGreat.info website gathers the following information:
  • IP address
  • Unique identifier number
  • Hardware and Software configuration
  • Operating System
  • Browser type
  • Your connected devices
  • Applications you use
  • Browsing activity and internet use
  • Capability and performance
  • Usage patterns
  • Demographics
  • Physical location
  • Interaction with displayed content such as ads, what you added to shopping carts
  • Search quires entered
  • Websites visited and pages viewed

If you use any services connected to NeonGreat.info along with applications connected to it, then by the Policy’s statement you are bound to give your consent for personally identifying data collection. The policy says that the website uses cookies, Adobe Flash cookies, pixel tags, beacons, Web and DOM storage data, JavaScript and other tracking and data collection technologies.

Here is an interesting quotation from the policy:

“This data is used, supplemented, sold, and shared with other parties for business purposes”

In case you do not want your privacy to be intruded in such a way, you should remove the adware as quick as possible, before you get other malware on your computer system, too.

Remove NeonGreat.info Adware

To remove NeonGreat.info manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal tutorial written down below. In case this manual removal does not get rid of the adware completely, you should search for and remove any leftover items with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software can keep your computer safe in the future.

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How to Remove NeonGreat.info from Windows.


Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove NeonGreat.info

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We Recommend To Scan Your PC with SpyHunter

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1. Hold Windows key() + R


2. The "Run" Window will appear. In it, type "msconfig" and click OK.


3. Go to the "Boot" tab. There select "Safe Boot" and then click "Apply" and "OK".
Tip: Make sure to reverse those changes by unticking Safe Boot after that, because your system will always boot in Safe Boot from now on.


4. When prompted, click on "Restart" to go into Safe Mode.


5. You can recognise Safe Mode by the words written on the corners of your screen.


Step 2: Uninstall NeonGreat.info and related software from Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:


1. Hold the Windows Logo Button and "R" on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear.


2. In the field type in "appwiz.cpl" and press ENTER.


3. This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC. Select the program that you want to remove, and press "Uninstall"
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall most programs.


Step 3: Clean any registries, created by NeonGreat.info on your computer.

The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by NeonGreat.info there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:

1. Open the Run Window again, type "regedit" and click OK.


2. When you open it, you can freely navigate to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are shown above.


3. You can remove the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and removing it.
Tip: To find a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and click "Modify" to see which file it is set to run. If this is the virus file location, remove the value.

IMPORTANT!
Before starting "Step 4", please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

Step 4: Scan for NeonGreat.info with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Click on the "Download" button to proceed to SpyHunter's download page.


It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.


2. After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to update automatically.

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3. After the update process has finished, click on the 'Malware/PC Scan' tab. A new window will appear. Click on 'Start Scan'.

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4. After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the 'Next' button.

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If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


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Get rid of NeonGreat.info from Mac OS X.


Step 1: Uninstall NeonGreat.info and remove related files and objects

OFFER
Manual Removal Usually Takes Time and You Risk Damaging Your Files If Not Careful!
We Recommend To Scan Your Mac with SpyHunter for Mac
Keep in mind, that SpyHunter for Mac needs to purchased to remove the malware threats. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter’s EULA and Privacy Policy


1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:


2. Find Activity Monitor and double-click it:


3. In the Activity Monitor look for any suspicious processes, belonging or related to NeonGreat.info:

Tip: To quit a process completely, choose the “Force Quit” option.


4. Click on the "Go" button again, but this time select Applications. Another way is with the ⇧+⌘+A buttons.


5. In the Applications menu, look for any suspicious app or an app with a name, similar or identical to NeonGreat.info. If you find it, right-click on the app and select “Move to Trash”.


6: Select Accounts, after which click on the Login Items preference. Your Mac will then show you a list of items that start automatically when you log in. Look for any suspicious apps identical or similar to NeonGreat.info. Check the app you want to stop from running automatically and then select on the Minus (“-“) icon to hide it.


7: Remove any left-over files that might be related to this threat manually by following the sub-steps below:

  • Go to Finder.
  • In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
  • Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
  • If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.

In case you cannot remove NeonGreat.info via Step 1 above:

In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:

Disclaimer! If you are about to tamper with Library files on Mac, be sure to know the name of the virus file, because if you delete the wrong file, it may cause irreversible damage to your MacOS. Continue on your own responsibility!

1: Click on "Go" and Then "Go to Folder" as shown underneath:

2: Type in "/Library/LauchAgents/" and click Ok:

3: Delete all of the virus files that have similar or the same name as NeonGreat.info. If you believe there is no such file, do not delete anything.

You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:

→ ~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchDaemons

Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.


Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac

When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.



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Remove NeonGreat.info from Google Chrome.


Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu


Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"


Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.


Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.


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Erase NeonGreat.info from Mozilla Firefox.

Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window


Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.


Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"


Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.



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Uninstall NeonGreat.info from Microsoft Edge.


Step 1: Start Edge browser.


Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.


Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".


Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.


Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.



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Remove NeonGreat.info from Safari.


Step 1: Start the Safari app.


Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.


Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".

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Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.

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Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.


Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.

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A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the NeonGreat.info will be removed.


How to Reset Safari
IMPORTANT: Before resetting Safari make sure you back up all your saved passwords within the browser in case you forget them.

Start Safari and then click on the gear leaver icon.

Click the Reset Safari button and you will reset the browser.


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Eliminate NeonGreat.info from Internet Explorer.


Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.


Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'


Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.


Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.


Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.


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