Remove Redirect

Remove Redirect


What is Why does it keep loading in your browser? How to remove redirect and improve the security of your PC? is a domain associated with annoying redirects and online advertisements. Its appearance in the browser may be either caused by a potentially unwanted program that has managed to gain access to your device without your knowledge or by another questionable web page you visited. As long as this redirect keeps loading in your preferred web browser, it may be able to spy on your online behavior and serve additional sponsored content.

Threat Summary
TypeRedirect, PUP
Short DescriptionA questionable website that loads in popular web browsers without users’ permission.
Symptoms Affected web browser keeps redirecting your traffic to
Browser slowdowns occur due to increased number of online ads.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Since it is most likely that redirects to occur due to a present potentially unwanted program on your system, it is also likely that you have installed the latter without noticing it. This kind of mystery is usually realized with the help of software bundles and freeware packages.

Unfortunately, there are many third-party applications across the web that come with extras or “special offers” in their installers. The tricky part is that the installers rarely disclose properly all details about the extras. This, in turn, makes you more prone to install them. Happily, present PUPs could sometimes be revealed by the information presented in the Advanced/Custom configuration option. So we recommend you to select it every time you see it in an app installer.

Once on your system, redirect could affect all popular web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera and Safari. It interrupts browsing sessions in an attempt to gain permission for the generation of push browser notifications. Beware that these notifications are often some kind of online advertisements that redirect to bogus web pages with deceptive offers.

When your browser is redirected to via an undesired program installed on your system, you are also likely to see lots of online ads displayed on all websites you visit. Some of these ads could act aggressively by blocking your screen in an attempt to trick you into clicking them. It is recommendable to avoid visiting promoted web pages as they could cause some serious security issues.

An additional impact that could occur is unsolicited data collection of details stored in the affected browser. By activating different tracking technologies in your browser, redirect may become able to obtain details like:

  • Visited URLs and websites
  • Browser’s home page
  • Search queries
  • Search queries on the visited web pages
  • Type of used browser
  • Operating system type
  • Internet protocol (IP) address
  • Geographic location
  • The domain name of current Internet service provider (ISP)
  • Diagnostic information which describes how their Services are operating on the system

Data records are likely to be used for the configuration of future advertising campaigns target of which will be you with all your interests.

How to Remove Redirect

In order to remove redirect along with all associated files that enable its appearance in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. In the guide below you will find all removal steps in their precise order. You could choose between manual and automatic removal approaches. In order to fully get rid of this particular undesired program and strengthen the security of your device we recommend you to combine the steps. Have in mind that installed files associated with this redirect may be detected with names different than

In case that 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.

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana has completed a bachelor degree in Marketing from the University of National and World Economy. She has been with the STF team for four years, researching malware and reporting on the latest infections.

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