|Short Description||The domain may do various dangerous or unhealthy to the PC activities.|
|Symptoms||The user may witness fake Java Update downloads as well as redirects to other potentially harmful domains.|
|Distribution Method||Via PUPs, installed by bundling (Browser Hijackers) or by visiting a suspicious third-party site that is advertising it.|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Adnetechy(dot)com|
|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss about Adnetechy(dot)com.|
Adnetechy.com is a suspicious URL that is regarded as unsafe and is reported to download malicious content onto an affected computer, experts claim. The IP address of the website is reported to be originating from a server in Germany. Since this website may cause redirects with the assistance of additional software on the user PC that may infect users, security researchers strongly advise users to keep away from this site and to scan their computers in case they have visited the website by one way or another.
Adnetechy(dot)com – How Did I Land On It?
One way you may have landed on this website is by a redirect caused by a browser hijacker on your computer. Browser hijackers are PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) on your computer that usually come in the form of browser extensions and most of them hijack your browser’s homepage only to display custom ad-supported search results or other form of advertisements. Some browser hijackers and toolbars may even cause browser redirects to websites such as Adnetechy(dot)com. Such unwanted apps usually come bundled in the installer of a free program you may have downloaded from non-official software sites.
Adnetechy(dot)com – What Does It Do?
This malicious domain may be modified to do several different activities on the user PC. It has been primarily reported to install a fake java plugin which may be malware that steals information from the user PC or sets up active connection to external website to generate them traffic.
Other virus researchers report that this malicious domain has displayed threatening pop-ups that the PC system is slow and a download is required.
The website’s server has an IP address of 18.104.22.168 with a domain host address “static.22.214.171.124.clients.your-server.de” and this very IP is reported to be originating from Germany. When pasted onto an IP locating service the IP provided the following geo-location:
What is important to know is that you may not be able to prevent a redirect to adnetechy(dot)com and the only way to protect yourself is by either using anonymous networking with adblocking software plus firewall or if you use an anti-malware program with an active shield that blocks out any intrusions directly in the computer and detects any unwanted programs that may be causing advertisements and redirects.
Removing Adnetechy(dot)com Completely
In order to remove this malicious domain if it keeps appearing on your browser or detect any after effects that it may have caused and eliminate them, you should scan your computer with an advanced anti-malware tool that will automatically detect the issue. Installing such a program is highly recommended because the cyber intrusions on your PC may be multiple. For best results, we recommend following the instructions below and scanning your PC in safe mode:
Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Adnetechy(dot)com 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.
Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Adnetechy(dot)com.
Step 2: Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove Adnetechy(dot)com.
Removing Adnetechy(dot)com from Windows XP, Vista, 7 systems:
1. Remove all CDs and DVDs, and then Restart your PC from the “Start” menu.
– For PCs with a single operating system: Press “F8” repeatedly after the first boot screen shows up during the restart of your computer. In case the Windows logo appears on the screen, you have to repeat the same task again.
– For PCs with multiple operating systems: Òhe arrow keys will help you select the operating system you prefer to start in Safe Mode. Press “F8” just as described for a single operating system.
3. As the “Advanced Boot Options” screen appears, select the Safe Mode option you want using the arrow keys. As you make your selection, press “Enter“.
4. Log on to your computer using your administrator account
While your computer is in Safe Mode, the words “Safe Mode” will appear in all four corners of your screen.
Removing Adnetechy(dot)com from Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 systems:
Whilst holding down Shift button, click on Power and then click on Restart.
A menu will appear upon reboot. You should choose Safe Mode with Networking by pressing its corresponding number and the machine will restart and boot into Safe Mode so you can scan for and remove Adnetechy(dot)com.
Step 3: Remove Adnetechy(dot)com automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.
To clean your computer you should download an updated anti-malware program on a safe PC and then install it on the affected computer in offline mode. After that you should boot into safe mode and scan your computer to remove all Adnetechy(dot)com associated objects.