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Remove Kcontentdelivery.info Redirect

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This article informs users about Kcontentdelivery.info redirect and provides help for the removal process of all suspicious and potentially undesired files from the affected system.

Kcontentdelivery.info is an annoying redirect that could suddenly start to appear each time you are browsing online. This could be due to a potentially unwanted program installed on the computer. As long as such program has access to your system it could be running various tracking technologies to spy on your browsing behavior and record certain data. The presence of this program could also result in the appearance of many other online ads.

Threat Summary

NameKcontentdelivery.info
TypeBrowser Hijacker, Redirect, PUP
Short DescriptionBogus website that request your permission for the display of some kind of browser notifications. In order to trick you to click the Allow button it claims that the cotent is suitable only for 18+ users.
Symptoms Browsing sessions are interrupted by redirects to Kcontentdelivery.info website. Browser slowdowns could occur due to increased number of various online ads.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Kcontentdelivery.info – Spread Techniques

Fake update notifications may mislead you that some of your installed software needs an urgent critical update. However, what could happen after a click on such a message is an unnoticed installation of potentially unwanted program directly on the system. Programs of this kind are designed to serve for the monetization purposes of their owners and the partners of their owners. So once such a program gains access to your device it starts generating waves of annoying advertisements during browsing sessions and even during your regular system usage.

Another way used for the distribution of unwanted programs like the one that causes browser redirects to Kcontentdelivery.info is the corruption of freeware installers. This technique provides a convenient way for PUP owners to deliver unnoticeably their product to users’ devices. Knowing the fact that the majority of online users rush through the installation process of newly downloaded apps, they conceal the presence of their undesired program and set its configuration files to install by default. There are many corrupted freeware installers of various free and supposedly useful programs released across the web. Since they are set to install the extra code by default you could unnoticeably granted Kcontentdelivery.info access to your system.

Happily, sometimes this side effect is preventable with the help of the information included in Advanced/Custom configuration option. By accessing it you could reveal if any undesired apps are set to install by default and eventually unmark them.

Frequently used web browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari could be affected by Kcontentdelivery.inforedirect.

Kcontentdelivery.info – More About Its Impact

Kcontentdelivery.info redirect presents a deceptive web page that tempts you to enable the display of some kind of hidden content that is suitable only for 18+ users. Another purpose it has is to receive your permission to send you notifications in the browser. We recommend you to avoid allowing the display of these bogus notifications in case that you want to prevent your system from being affected by severe malware infection.

It appears that Kcontentdelivery.info redirect is quite the same as several other reported by our team among which are

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Cpnmatix.com,
Find out how to remove Cprmatix.com redirect in full. Cprmatix.com is an annoying redirect that interrupts browsing sessions and slows down browser loads
Cprmatix.com and
Find out how to remove Browsersecurely.com in full.Browsersecurely.com redirect invades browsing sessions to display fraudulent content, deceptive services
Browsersecurely.com. Once it loads in your web browser you could see the following page:

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As we mentioned this redirect is most likely to affect web browsers after an unattended installation of an undesired program on the device. Such a program could be set to interfere with essential browser settings in order to become able to push lots of annoying ads on affected systems. All ads generated by the undesired program associated with Kcontentdelivery.info redirect aim to trick you into visiting various web pages some of which are poorly secured or corrupted. This scheme is applied by owners of PUPs as a way of generating profits.
Our advice is to refrain from visiting its promotions as they could land on corrupted web pages controlled by hackers. Visiting such page you could unnoticeably drop and install malware on your system.

Along with the aggressive advertising strategies, the undesired program associated with Kcontentdelivery.info redirect could be also spying on you. Unfortunately, that’s true.. By dropping different tracking technologies on your system (cookies, web beacons, javascript files and other) the PUP may be spying on your online behavior and transferring data to a connected server. Eventually, it may obtain details like browsing history, search queries, type and version of used web browser, operating system type, clicked ads, IP address, ISP, and geographic location.

To sum up, if you want to avoid some serious issues related to your privacy and keep malware infections away from your device, you should find and remove all harmful files associated with Kcontentdelivery.info redirect as soon as possible.

How to Remove Kcontentdelivery.info Redirect

In order to remove Kcontentdelivery.info redirect and all files that support its appearance during browsing sessions, you should complete all steps listed in the removal that follows. In it, you will find both manual and automatic removal instructions that could help you to remove this undesired program in full. In case that you have further questions or need additional help, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us via email.

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana Ivanova

Gergana has a bachelor's degree in Marketing. She has been with the STF team for five years, researching malware, reporting on the latest computer infections, and following digital marketing trends.

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How to Remove Kcontentdelivery.info from Windows.


Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Kcontentdelivery.info

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Manual Removal Usually Takes Time and You Risk Damaging Your Files If Not Careful!
We Recommend To Scan Your PC with SpyHunter

Keep in mind, that SpyHunter’s scanner is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware removal tool to remove the malware threats. Read our SpyHunter 5 review. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria

1. Hold Windows key() + R


2. The "Run" Window will appear. In it, type "msconfig" and click OK.


3. Go to the "Boot" tab. There select "Safe Boot" and then click "Apply" and "OK".
Tip: Make sure to reverse those changes by unticking Safe Boot after that, because your system will always boot in Safe Boot from now on.


4. When prompted, click on "Restart" to go into Safe Mode.


5. You can recognise Safe Mode by the words written on the corners of your screen.


Step 2: Uninstall Kcontentdelivery.info 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. To do that:


1. Hold the Windows Logo Button and "R" on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear.


2. In the field type in "appwiz.cpl" and press ENTER.


3. This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC. Select the program that you want to remove, and press "Uninstall"
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall most programs.


Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Kcontentdelivery.info on your computer.

The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Kcontentdelivery.info there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:

1. Open the Run Window again, type "regedit" and click OK.


2. When you open it, you can freely navigate to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are shown above.


3. You can remove the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and removing it.
Tip: To find a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and click "Modify" to see which file it is set to run. If this is the virus file location, remove the value.

IMPORTANT!
Before starting "Step 4", please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

Step 4: Scan for Kcontentdelivery.info with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Click on the "Download" button to proceed to SpyHunter's download page.


It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.


2. After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to update automatically.

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3. After the update process has finished, click on the 'Malware/PC Scan' tab. A new window will appear. Click on 'Start Scan'.

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4. After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the 'Next' button.

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If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


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Get rid of Kcontentdelivery.info from Mac OS X.


Step 1: Uninstall Kcontentdelivery.info and remove related files and objects

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Manual Removal Usually Takes Time and You Risk Damaging Your Files If Not Careful!
We Recommend To Scan Your Mac with SpyHunter for Mac
Keep in mind, that SpyHunter for Mac needs to purchased to remove the malware threats. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter’s EULA and Privacy Policy


1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:


2. Find Activity Monitor and double-click it:


3. In the Activity Monitor look for any suspicious processes, belonging or related to Kcontentdelivery.info:

Tip: To quit a process completely, choose the “Force Quit” option.


4. Click on the "Go" button again, but this time select Applications. Another way is with the ⇧+⌘+A buttons.


5. In the Applications menu, look for any suspicious app or an app with a name, similar or identical to Kcontentdelivery.info. If you find it, right-click on the app and select “Move to Trash”.


6: Select Accounts, after which click on the Login Items preference. Your Mac will then show you a list of items that start automatically when you log in. Look for any suspicious apps identical or similar to Kcontentdelivery.info. Check the app you want to stop from running automatically and then select on the Minus (“-“) icon to hide it.


7: Remove any left-over files that might be related to this threat manually by following the sub-steps below:

  • 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 Kcontentdelivery.info 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:

Disclaimer! If you are about to tamper with Library files on Mac, be sure to know the name of the virus file, because if you delete the wrong file, it may cause irreversible damage to your MacOS. Continue on your own responsibility!

1: Click on "Go" and Then "Go to Folder" as shown underneath:

2: Type in "/Library/LauchAgents/" and click Ok:

3: Delete all of the virus files that have similar or the same name as Kcontentdelivery.info. If you believe there is no such file, do not delete anything.

You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:

→ ~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchDaemons

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.



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Remove Kcontentdelivery.info 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.


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Erase Kcontentdelivery.info 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.



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Uninstall Kcontentdelivery.info 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.



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Remove Kcontentdelivery.info 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".

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Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.

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Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.


Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.

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A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Kcontentdelivery.info will be removed.


How to Reset Safari
IMPORTANT: Before resetting Safari make sure you back up all your saved passwords within the browser in case you forget them.

Start Safari and then click on the gear leaver icon.

Click the Reset Safari button and you will reset the browser.


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Eliminate Kcontentdelivery.info 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.


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