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Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club is one of many recent malicious domains, causing browser redirects to sites supported by ads. The domain can easily redirect you to a phishing site or such with malicious code in it. To remove the domain and undo any changes to your browsers, you should read the rest of this article.

A phishing website looking almost exactly like the official alibaba(.)com is the most common redirect. Your browser homepage can be changed, and a browser extension might be added.

NameGet24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club
TypeMalicious Domain
Short DescriptionThe homepage of your browsers can be modified. You could get redirected to phishing sites or such with malicious code on them.
SymptomsBrowser settings can be modified so you get redirects, or advertising content when browsing.
Distribution MethodBundling, Freeware Installers, Suspicious Sites
Detection ToolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club
User ExperienceJoin our forum to discuss Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.

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Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club – Spread

Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club can show when you are browsing because of an undesirable application extracted from third-party installers. Unaware, you could get the program on your PC because it can hide in freeware install setups and bundle packages. Inside such packages, additional components for installation are often not disclosed in a proper way, and as a result you could witness the Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club redirect. To prevent that from happening, you should always check for a Custom or an Advanced setting in an installation.

This malicious domain might also appear from ads, pop-ups, banners, pop-unders or from visiting shady websites. Sites partnered with Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club could prompt you with an installation setup for a program generating these redirects. The malicious domain may set a related add-on or extension to your browsers to spread more redirects. The most affected browsers are Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari.

Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club – Information

Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club is a malicious domain. If you see it redirecting you while browsing, then you probably have an application or a browser add-on related to the domain. The app and add-on can make changes to your homepage and browser settings.

The main website domain is freeprogramcheck(.)club. Its IP address distributing the redirects is 192.96.205.164 and is reported to be malicious by VirusTotal:

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There are more than 150 domains that spread these redirects, so you will want to block them all. To make that effectively, block the IP address responsible for them.

For the most part, the redirects go to offer.alibaba(.)com. You can witness message boxes instructing you to install a fake video player or an update, both shown as needed ones.

Once on offer(.)alibaba(.)com, you will see all types of advertising content to get you more redirects. Some of these redirects may lead to malicious content as well. There are links and online addresses inside images across the website:

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Partners and affiliates of Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club may collect data about you and your browsing habits while you are surfing the Internet. They may do that to bring you more ads and may gain revenue from each click on their sites, also known as pay-per click revenue.

The developers of the malicious domain may collect personally and non-personally identifiable information about you and your browsing habits. They may share that data to third-parties to spread more advertising content, redirects or even malware.

Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club – Removal Options

To remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided below. If the manual removal does not get rid of this malicious domain and its changes completely, 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.

Delete Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club from Windows and Your Browser

1.Remove or Uninstall Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club in Windows

Remove or Uninstall Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club in Windows.

Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club 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 Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.

    2.Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club from Your Browser

    Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club 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 Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club and click “Remove

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    After Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club 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 Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club 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 Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club 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 Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club 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 Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club will be removed.

    Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.

    1. Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Install SpyHunter to scan for and remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.2. Scan with SpyHunter to Detect and Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.
    Step 1: Click here to go to SpyHunter’s download instruction page.
    Step 2: Guide yourself by the download instructions provided for each browser.
    Step 3: After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to automatically update.

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    Step1: After the update process has finished, click on the ‘Scan Computer Now’ button.
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    Step2: After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club files, click on the ‘Fix Threats’ button to remove them automatically and permanently.
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    Step3: Once the intrusions on your PC have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart it.

    2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks related to Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club in the future

    2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks in the future

    IMPORTANT! Before reading the Windows backup instructions, we highly recommend to back up your data automatically with cloud backup and insure it against any type of data loss on your device, even the most severe. We recommend reading more about and downloading SOS Online Backup .

    1. For Windows 7 and earlier 1. For Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 1. Enabling the Windows Defense Feature (Previous Versions)

    1-Click on Windows Start Menu
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    2-Type Backup And Restore
    3-Open it and click on Set Up Backup
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    4-A window will appear asking you where to set up backup. You should have a flash drive or an external hard drive. Mark it by clicking on it with your mouse then click on Next.
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    5-On the next window, the system will ask you what do you want to backup. Choose the ‘Let Me Choose’ option and then click on Next.
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    6-Click on ‘Save settings and run backup’ on the next window in order to protect your files from possible attacks by Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.
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    1-Press Windows button + R
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    2-In the window type ‘filehistory’ and press Enter
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    3-A File History window will appear. Click on ‘Configure file history settings’
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    4-The configuration menu for File History will appear. Click on ‘Turn On’. After its on, click on Select Drive in order to select the backup drive. It is recommended to choose an external HDD, SSD or a USB stick whose memory capacity is corresponding to the size of the files you want to backup.
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    5-Select the drive then click on ‘Ok’ in order to set up file backup and protect yourself from Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.

    1- Press Windows button + R keys.
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    2- A run windows should appear. In it type ‘sysdm.cpl’ and then click on Run.
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    3- A System Properties windows should appear. In it choose System Protection.
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    5- Click on Turn on system protection and select the size on the hard disk you want to utilize for system protection.
    6- Click on Ok and you should see an indication in Protection settings that the protection from Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club is on.
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    Restoring a file via Windows Defense feature:
    1-Right-click on the encrypted file, then choose Properties.
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    2-Click on the Previous Versions tab and then mark the last version of the file.
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    3-Click on Apply and Ok and the file encrypted by Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club should be restored.

    Optional: Using an Alternative Anti-Malware Tool

    Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club Using an Alternative Tool

    STOPZilla Anti Malware
    1. Download and Install STOPZilla Anti-malware to Scan for And Remove Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club.
    Step 1: Download STOPZilla by clicking here.
    Step 2: A pop-up window will appear. Click on the ‘Save File’ button. If it does not, click on the Download button and save it afterwards.
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    Step 3: After you have downloaded the setup, simply open it.
    Step 4: The installer should appear. Click on the ‘Next’ button.
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    Step 5: Check the ‘I accept the agreement’ check circle if not checked if you accept it and click the ‘Next’ button once again.
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    Step 6: Review and click on the ‘Install’ button.
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    Step 7: After the installation process has completed click on the ‘Finish’ button.

    2. Scan your PC with STOPZilla Anti Malware to remove all Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club associated files completely.
    Step 1: Launch STOPZilla if you haven’t launched it after install.
    Step 2: Wait for the software to automatically scan and then click on the ‘Repair Now’ button. If it does not scan automatically, click on the ‘Scan Now’ button.
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    Step 3: After the removal of all threats and associated objects, you should Restart your PC.

    NOTE! Substantial notification about the Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club threat: Manual removal of Get24update(.)freeprogramcheck(.)club requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.
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    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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