Bot-checker.com Redirect Ads
Bot-checker.com is a questionable website that annoys people who see it in their browsers. It hosts various suspicious landing pages that display different offers. The website is part of shady advertising networks. Hence, it alone may not be malicious but the content it presents may be. Hence, Bot-checker.com ads in the browser may generate phishing pages, online scams, and pages that host rogue software. For the sake of your online security, we advise you to close the affected browser and continue with the steps listed in this removal guide.
Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads Summary
|Name||Ads by Bot-checker.com|
|Type||Browser Redirect; Ads; PUP|
|Short Description||A questionable website that loads in popular web browsers without users’ permission.|
|Symptoms||Affected web browser is redirected to questionable websites that present hoax offers.|
Browser slowdowns occur due to increased number of online ads.
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages, Bogus Websites|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by Malware|
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads.|
Bot-checker.com loads ads in popular web browsers as a result of visits to other bogus websites and installations of potentially undesired programs like adware, browser extensions, browser hijackers. When this website loads in a browser it generates a pop-up that asks users to subscribe to push browser notifications.
Beware that these notifications are going to be ads part of shady advertising networks. Furthermore, there is no guarantee that Bot-checker.com browser ads will present only real offers hosted by trustworthy websites. Offers by Bot-checker.com ads can trick you into completing an action that may endanger both your online security and privacy. So you better stay away from them.
As regards, the PUP that may be the reason why your browser is forced to load Bot-checker.com, it may have tricked you into installing via the installer of another recently downloaded app. Apps like this tend to land on computer operating systems via software bundles and freeware packages.
Here is a prevention tip: always follow the Advanced/Custom installation steps. When available this step may show you details about extra apps added to the installation setup. There you may be able to opt-out of their installation.
As long as an undesired program is running on an operating system, it may be able to spy on your online behavior, collect various data and deliver intrusive advertisements as a result. It may be redirecting the affected browsers to bogus websites like Bot-checker.com, hoax search engines, and shady sponsored pages.
Bot-checker.com Ads Removal
In order to remove Bot-checker.com ads along with all associated files that enable their appearance in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. In the guide below you will find all removal steps in their precise order. By confining to the exact order of these steps you will be able to fully get rid of any present undesired programs and strengthen the security of your PC as well. Have in mind that different anti-malware tools have their own definitions for PUPs related to Bot-checker.com ads. Eventually, they may detect it with a name that may be either general or unfamiliar to you.
In case you have further questions or need additional help with the removal process, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us at our email.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads
Step 2: Uninstall Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads 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.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- 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 Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads 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:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
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.
Remove Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads 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.
Erase Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads 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.
Uninstall Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads 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.
Remove Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads 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".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads will be removed.
Eliminate Bot-checker.com Pop-up Ads 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.