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Tiktok-fun.com Redirect Ads

Tiktok-fun.com is a questionable website that misuses the reputation of one of the most fast-growing social media networks TikTok. Beware that the website has nothing in common with the official social network or any of its services. Your browser has been simply forced to load the bogus Tiktok-fun.com site by another suspicious website or a potentially unwanted program such as adware. Redirecting issues to Tiktok-fun.com ads are commonly launched by fraudsters who attempt to present people with dubious sponsored content, promote rogue applications, and distribute malware sometimes. That’s why we recommend that you refrain from interacting with pages generated by Tiktok-fun.com website. If you want to ensure that both the affected browser and PC are clean and secure, it is good that you consider a thorough removal process.

See how to get rid of Tiktok-fun.com redirect ads and delete all files that trigger their appearance in the browser.

Threat Summary

NameTiktok-fun.com Ads
TypeAds, Redirects, PUP
Short DescriptionA website with questionable reputation that loads in your browser without your permission.
Symptoms Regular browsing is interrupted by unexpected redirects to this domain address. Browser slowdowns occur due to increased number of online ads.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages, Corrupted Websites
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Tiktok-fun.com Ads – Are They Dangerous?

Tiktok-fun.com redirect ads are pushed in frequently used web browsers in an attempt to trick users to take an action that could potentially endanger the overall security of their devices. Redirecting issues to Tiktok-fun.com ads may be noticed in all web browsers that are commonly used. Affected may be Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Explorer, and Edge.

Redirect pages displayed by Tiktok-fun.com website may ask for sensitive credentials, prompt you to download a rogue/harmful application, or demand permission for generation of browser push notifications. For the sake of your online security when you happen to see a redirect page by Tiktok-fun.com, refrain from accepting any offers, close the browser, and proceed with a thorough system security check.

Sometimes the unexpected appearance of Tiktok-fun.com redirect ads can be stopped only after the completion of a removal process. Tiktok-fun.com ads should give you a clue that you may have inadvertently installed a potentially undesired program on the PC or browser. Undesired apps are regularly distributed via software bundles, third-party apps, and counterfeit software updates.

These techniques are designed in a way that conceals the presence of potentially undesired programs (adware, browser hijackers, etc.). Typically, they are added as “free extras” that get installed by default. Happily, their unnoticed installation is preventable. Being very careful when downloading and installing new programs on your PC is the key to prevent your PC from being infected with adware, spyware, and other types of malware. Pay attention to the security level of the websites you download files from and inspect thoroughly all pop-ups, software update prompts, and other notifications you see on your PC. Last but not least make sure to keep your system protected against nasty software with a reliable anti-malware tool.

Otherwise, undesired programs like the one that is likely to be redirecting your browser to Tiktok-fun.com ads will always get the chance to start on your PC and start stealing 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)

Typically, data collected by PUPs is misused for the launch of targeted advertising campaigns. As a result, these programs may inundate your online browsing with many annoying advertisements. There is no guarantee that these ads are related to reliable websites. Hence, opening them in the browser may endanger the overall security of your computer, and all data stored on the drives. We recommend that you skip clicking ads by Tiktok-fun.com and consider a thorough removal process of harmful files from both the affected browser and system.

How to Remove Tiktok-fun.com Redirect Ads

In order to remove Tiktok-fun.com ads along with all associated files that enable their appearance in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. The guide below presents all steps required for the removal of browser infections like Tiktok-fun.com ads. If you want to make sure that no undesired and potentially harmful files are running on your system, we recommend that you combine manual and automatic steps. Have in mind that some of the installed files associated with Tiktok-fun.com browser ads may have completely different names in order that they can remain active on the system as long as possible.

In case 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 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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Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer

How to Remove Tiktok-fun.com Ads from Windows.


Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Tiktok-fun.com Ads

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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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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.

SpyHunter5-update-2018


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

SpyHunter5-Free-Scan-2018


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.

SpyHunter-5-Free-Scan-Next-2018

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


Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer

Get rid of Tiktok-fun.com Ads from Mac OS X.


Step 1: Uninstall Tiktok-fun.com Ads and remove related files and objects

OFFER
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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads:

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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads. 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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads. 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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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 Tiktok-fun.com Ads. 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.



Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


Remove Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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.


Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


Erase Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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.



Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


Uninstall Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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.



Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


Remove Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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".

stf-safari preferences


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

stf-safari-extensions


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


Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.

stf-safari uninstall

A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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.


Windows Mac OS X Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Microsoft Edge Safari Internet Explorer


Eliminate Tiktok-fun.com Ads 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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