This article will aid you to remove Nostopped.net absolutely. Follow the removal instructions for the adware at the end of the article.
Nostopped.net is a site that presents a proxy service, proposing to hide your original geographical location settings. The reasoning behind it is the promise that you can work around country restrictions for services like Netflix. Moreover, the program can change your network settings and spread advertisements on your browsers, making it adware. You could be redirected to sponsored content and related sites, too.
|Short Description||The application generates a bulk of advertisements, offering a supposedly legitimate DNS service.|
|Symptoms||You can see lots of advertisements in your browsers, like pop-ups, banners and others. Your network settings could be changed.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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Nostopped.net – Distribution
You could get Nostopped.net via a few methods. The adware could be spread from third-party installers. Without you knowing, the program could be put inside your computer device with such third-party installations of freeware and bundled packages alike. An installation setup might be set to include extra content when installing the primary software. To avoid any unwanted programs to enter your computer, you have to find a Custom or an Advanced settings menu and deselect things from there.
Nostopped.net might also be distributed through advertisements, which are shown in various websites. Banners, pop-ups or pop-under adverts could be utilized to redirect you to that adware platform. Visiting sites with unknown origins or ones that look suspicious can trigger the adware to be placed inside your computer system. These websites could host redirect links, as well. Browsers that could be affected are the following: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari.
Nostopped.net – Overview
Nostopped.net is a domain for a platform promoting proxy services. The platform can alter your network settings. This will result in the massive spread of advertisements, redirects and the invasion of your privacy. The proxy service offers to give you access to geo-restricted sites, but instead, you will see a huge amount of adverts. This program resembles the CounterFlix adware to an extent judging by the design and pictures it uses for its site and the way it describes its services.
In the image below you can see the list of services that you will supposedly be able to access, which is very similar to the lists of other proxy service platforms, such as the DNS Unlocker adware:
Here you can see the main page of the Nostopped.net site:
Nostopped.net has a main page that tries to trick users into using its platform and changing their settings. If your IP address or DNS servers are changed, that will result in making your computer more vulnerable, no matter what the website says. Advertisements and redirects will pop-up when you are trying to browse, especially if you have software connected to Nostopped.net on your computer. The platform is considered to be adware.
The ads from the Nostopped.net site could have some text inside:
- Ads by Nostopped.net
- Advertisement by Nostopped.net
- Ad by Nostopped.net
- Advert from Nostopped.net
- Powered by Nostopped.net
- Brought to you by Nostopped.net
In-text links, plus advertisements which can redirect, and are associated with the Nostopped.net service could be generated to increase online traffic. That traffic can be converted to revenue for the owners of the adware platform with using a pay-per-click scheme. The traffic is harnessed via redirects coming from the changed network settings such as the DNS (Domain Name System).
All advertisements that could be displayed can differ in types as similar sites and advertising networks are quite probably involved with this adware. Adverts relate to Nostopped.net can show as pop-ups, in-text links, pop-unders, banners, transitional or interstitial ones. Advertisements of different types are not excluded to be displayed, too.
Take a peek at the following excerpt which is the introduction of the Policy:
Our server collects information about you during your visit. This document describes the information we collect and how it is used.
The policy says that the following information will be acquired:
- Information provided by your browser
- Uniform resource identifier (URI)
- The time and date of access
- Your real IP address
No other information is stated to be obtained, but take note that the site and services of Nostopped.net runs cookies. Cookies will track your activity and also gather information about your searches, so any other information you provide on the Web by using this service, will be further acquired data. Moreover, your IP address is personally identifiable information. The adware could also get your geographical location in that way and maybe more data. All data can be sent to third parties.
Remove Nostopped.net Completely
To remove Nostopped.net 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 adverts completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software can keep your computer safe in the future.