GamesFlight(.)com is a website for an online gaming platform GamesFlight. The site distributes advertisements, such as pop-ups, and might redirect you to other related sites when browsing. Not only that you can see ads for this site on other web pages, but you will see ads in every game hosted on it. And you can get redirected from the games. To remove this unwanted program, you should read this article to the end.
|Short Description||The adware displays advertisements in your browser programs.|
|Symptoms||You see ads in your browsers – pop-ups, pop-unders, message boxes and others. You might get redirected.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundled Packages|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss GamesFlight(.)com.|
GamesFlight(.)com – Distribution Ways
GamesFlight(.)com is distributed via third-party installers. Unknowingly, you might install an adware application related to the site from bundled packages or freeware installations. Inside them, more components are selected for installation by default. They are secretly selected. To prevent this, you can uncheck the components from a Custom or an Advanced menu if you find one during installation.
GamesFlight(.)com might also be distributed by visiting other sites or by clicking on adverts, and specifically – pop-ups. In this way the adware could easily enter your computer. Affected browsers can be Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
GamesFlight(.)com – A Closer Look
GamesFlight(.)com is the official website for an adware of the same name. The website offers online games. But in every game, and across the website there are advertisements and pop-ups, which also show in other sites.
GamesFlight(.)com is filled with games, some of which if not all, are built on Flash. Vulnerabilities could exist in them and you can get redirected from in-game links. You could get lots of redirects from and to the site, no matter if you have the application installed.
Here’s an example with other sites that possibly redirect to GamesFlight(.)com:
Users report that they got redirected from other sites too. The top 3 sites are:
If you have a program that is connected to the adware, you will start seeing adverts and message boxes popping up on all of your browser applications. An extension or add-on associated with the GamesFlight site can be added to your browsers. Such add-ons can bring more advertising content and more redirects.
The ads might have the following messages somewhere inside them:
- Ads by GamesFlight(.)com
- Advertisement by GamesFlight(.)com
- Ad by GamesFlight(.)com
- Advert from GamesFlight(.)com
- Powered by GamesFlight(.)com
- Brought to you by GamesFlight(.)com
The redirects generated from the site and services of GamesFlight are making money for the owners of this adware. The redirects can be tied with a pay-per-click scheme. You may witness advertisements of all kinds, sponsored by partners and affiliates of the adware makers. Advertising content connected with the GamesFlight(.)com platform could be in the form of pop-unders, pop-ups, in-game links, banners, in-text-links, interstitial, transitional or full page adverts.
Information that may be obtained by the site and services of the adware is:
- Your IP address
- Your Name
- Your Address and Email address
- Other unspecified personal information
Cookies, including DART cookies, might be used. They can collect information about your browsing habits and show adverts. The policy of GamesFlight(.)com states that it collects personally and non-personally identifying information. All of it is gathered and shared with third party sites. If you used any service related to the site, you should consider removing them.
Remove GamesFlight(.)com Completely
To remove GamesFlight(.)com manually from your PC, follow the step-by-step removal instructions below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of all redirects and adverts effectively, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program will keep your computer safe in the future.
- Guide 1: How to Remove GamesFlight(.)com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of GamesFlight(.)com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove GamesFlight(.)com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase GamesFlight(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall GamesFlight(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove GamesFlight(.)com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate GamesFlight(.)com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove GamesFlight(.)com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove GamesFlight(.)com
Step 2: Uninstall GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of GamesFlight(.)com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com 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 GamesFlight(.)com will be removed.
Eliminate GamesFlight(.)com 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.