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Norton-fix.net Pop-Ups Removal Manual

Norton-fix.net Short Description

Norton-fix.net is an advertising server, classified as adware. Norton-fix.net is known to display security messages alerting the user about different infections allegedly detected on the compromised machine. Designed to appear like a notification from the Norton antivirus program, Norton-fix.net even provides the victim with a Canadian support number (1-844-887-6788) where the user is supposed to get further instructions and eliminate the malware detected on his computer. Experts warn that calling the provided number will do two things – get you in contact with scammers, who will most probably try to get their hands on your personal information, and significantly expand your phone bill.

Norton-fix.net – Distribution and Infection

Norton-fix.net can be delivered to the user’s system along with the installation of ad-supported browser add-ons. Norton-fix.net pop-ups can also be seen on corrupted websites. Users should be careful and keep in mind that not all notifications or emails containing the logo a famous company are genuine.

The Norton-fix.net server usually presents the victim with a fraudulent Firewall alarm, warning that the system might be infected with spyware or adware. To make it seem more realistic, the cyber crooks have added information about the risks unreliable programs can expose the system to. A warning with the support number is also displayed and if the user wants to close it, he has to check the box containing the following information: “Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs” and then click OK.

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The message displayed by Norton-fix.net

Remove Norton-fix.net Permanently

Users are advised to remove Norton-fix.net immediately, in order to get rid of the pop-ups and fake notifications. The program can be deleted manually or with the assistance of a reputable anti-malware tool. Either way, you can follow the steps provided below to make sure that Norton-fix.net is permanently removed from your computer.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Norton-fix.net

1. Remove/Uninstall Norton-fix.net in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 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 get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes 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:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Norton-fix.net.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Norton-fix.net from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Norton-fix.net and click “Remove

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    After Norton-fix.net is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Norton-fix.net and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Norton-fix.net is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Norton-fix.net to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Norton-fix.net has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Norton-fix.net
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Norton-fix.net. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Norton-fix.net will be removed.

    3. Remove Norton-fix.net automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Norton-fix.net automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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