This article will aid you to remove InternetPortalne.ws fully. Follow the browser hijacker removal instructions at the end of the article.
InternetPortalne.ws is the URL address for a browser hijacker redirect. The search engine seems to be Google Custom Search, although you still stay on the same domain when you do a search. You get redirected to pages with loads of advertisements, links and sponsored content related to the hijacker. The InternetPortalne browser hijacker will switch the main page, new tab, and search engine for every browser program you have installed on your computer, and fill your search results with lots of advertisements.
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||Every browser application which is on your computer could get affected. The hijacker can redirect you and show you heaps of advertisements.|
|Symptoms||Browser settings that could get changed are the start page, search engine and the new tab page for each of your browser applications.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages, Redirects|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by InternetPortalne.ws |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss InternetPortalne.ws.|
InternetPortalne.ws – Distribution Ways
InternetPortalne.ws could be distributed in various ways, the most effective of which is via third-party installation setups. Such installers usually come from bundled applications and freeware that is packed with additional features, set to be installed with some other software. The unpacking of anything additive could occur without any prior notification. You could have installed a media player or some other free program and got your browser settings altered from this hijacker. To prevent unwanted programs from affecting your computer device is doable if you find Custom or Advanced settings. There you should have an option to deselect any additional features and software from being added.
InternetPortalne.ws could be distributed with other ways, like add-ons or extensions added to your browser. Other distribution ways may include advertisements, such as banners, pop-ups, pop-unders and redirect links. Sponsored adverts, including targeted content on suspicious websites could also deliver the hijacker. These websites could also be partnered up or affiliated with the InternetPortalne.ws services and website. Browsers which could get affected are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari.
InternetPortalne.ws – More Information
InternetPortalne.ws is the main URL address that you can land on from various redirects or that can appear via other methods, discussed above. What is more, that address is associated with a browser hijacker of the same name. You could be redirected when you are using its services, especially if you click on links provided on its pages, and from all advertisements and pages hosted by that landing page. The main page can be seen from the screenshot right down here:
The InternetPortalne.ws browser hijacker can redirect you if you are using its services and interact with whatever links, advertisements and other forms of sponsored content pushed from its search pages. In case you are indeed using that search engine to browse the Internet, know that your online activity is being tracked.
Take note of the fact that every search query that you make on its pages will be sending information to servers related to the InternetPortalne hijacker. The pages displayed in the above and bottom image replace the homepage, new tab and default search engine for every browser that you have installed.
The screenshot that is shown under this paragraph depicts what is one of the results when you try to make a search query through the InternetPortalne.ws page. There is a search bar that clearly states Google Custom Search. If you use it, you won’t get redirected to that search engine, and information will still go through servers of InternetPortalne.ws. Thus, everything that you give out as information will be gathered by the browser hijacker and its creators.
Whatever search engine loads in the search results of the hijacker, the website pushes heaps of advertisements and redirects that place browser cookies on your computer system, and they track your online activity. Tracking technologies of another sort could also be actively operating. Be careful of what information you provide on such search pages, especially on ones, associated with InternetPortalne.ws. Do not click on suspicious advertisements, neither on any links that are displayed by this service.
InternetPortalne.ws – Data Collection and Tracking
You can preview the sites which the InternetPortalne.ws site is connected to and push cookies:
The sites spreading cookies and pushing them inside your PC are these:
The browser cookies that are dropped by the website and services of InternetPortalne.ws will definitely collect some information related to you and your internet activity. You not knowing what kind of information is collected could be frightening. Beware, as 15 cookies are related to the hijacker and collect data from you. As seen in the above snapshot, one of the cookies from the hijacker will stay up to 20 years if it’s not removed.
In conclusion, you should be wary of what information you provide to search engines and websites, and also, in the case you do not like personal information to be acquired from you by this browser hijacker and its related redirects, you should consider removing it.
Remove InternetPortalne.ws Completely
To remove InternetPortalne.ws manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of the hijacker redirect and its files completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program can keep your computer safe in the future.