What is exclusive-gift4you.site
Have you tried to open a well-known web-page and found that your web-browser is redirected to a previously unseen web page called exclusive-gift4you.site? If you answered ‘Yes’ then your need to know that your personal computer is infected with an adware. The adware is a type of malicious software that modifies your system’s internet browser settings so that you will be randomly rerouted to an annoying advertising. You need to perform the step-by-step instructions below as soon as possible to clean your system from the adware and delete unwanted exclusive-gift4you.site advertisements. Moreover, the guide will help you to block the ability to penetrate the computer more dangerous viruses and trojans.
Most often, the adware affects the most common web-browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. But such the malicious software as well may infect another browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding ‘http://exclusive-gift4you.site’ into Target field of a browser’s shortcut). So every time you open the web-browser, it will redirect to the unwanted exclusive-gift4you.site web-site. Even if you setup a new startpage, an annoying site will be the first thing you see when you run the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a lot of ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the web-browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted software without your permission, force you to visit malicious sites. Moreover, with the ad supported software, a browser hijacker can be additionally installed on to your PC, that will replace your start page with an unwanted page.
So, obviously, you need to get rid of the adware as soon as possible. Use the free steps below. This guide will help you clean your personal computer and remove the exclusive-gift4you.site annoying ads.
How does exclusive-gift4you.site advertisements get installed onto system
How to manually remove exclusive-gift4you.site
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove exclusive-gift4you.site pop-up ads from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge.
- Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of exclusive-gift4you.site redirect
- Get rid of exclusive-gift4you.site pop-up ads from Chrome
- Remove exclusive-gift4you.site advertisements from FF
- Remove exclusive-gift4you.site redirect from Internet Explorer
Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of exclusive-gift4you.site redirect
Once installed, the ad supported software may add “http://exclusive-gift4you.site” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge. Due to this, every time you launch the web-browser, it will show the exclusive-gift4you.site unwanted web-site.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://exclusive-gift4you.site” that has been added here. Remove everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe. Click OK to save changes. You need to clean all web-browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
Get rid of exclusive-gift4you.site pop-up ads from Chrome
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click to Settings option. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown below and click on the Reset settings button. Confirm your action, click on the Reset button.
Remove exclusive-gift4you.site advertisements from FF
Open the Mozilla Firefox menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu click on the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button. Confirm your action. Click on the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove exclusive-gift4you.site redirect from Internet Explorer
Run Microsoft Internet Explorer, press ). Click “Internet Options” as shown below. In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next press Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button. You will now need to restart your PC for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings to default state, disable ad-supported browser’s extensions and remove the redirect to the exclusive-gift4you.site annoying web-site.
Remove exclusive-gift4you.site advertisements with MalwareBytes Anti-malware.
Remove exclusive-gift4you.site advertisements manually is difficult and often the ad supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free that are completely clean your computer. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware is a reputable malware removal software. It can automatically detect and remove the adware of the your personal computer. Moreover, this free software will help you to remove browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your system may be infected too. You can follow these simple steps below to eliminate the exclusive-gift4you.site annoying ads completely.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-malware (MBAM) from the link below.
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Update: March 20, 2018
Once downloaded, close all programs and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that named mbam-setup like below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti-malware on your PC.
Once installation is complete, you will see window similar to the one below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your computer for the ad supported software which causes the redirect to exclusive-gift4you.site web-page. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
When the scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Remove Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware will start to remove the adware related files, folders, registry keys. Once disinfection is completed, you may be prompted to Restart.
Block exclusive-gift4you.site and other similar malicious sites
To increase your security and protect your PC against new annoying advertisements and malicious web-pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous advertising and sites. Moreover, the software can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. After installation is complete, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your personal computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-up ads, web pages such exclusive-gift4you.site, as well as other malicious or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Remove exclusive-gift4you.site ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove the annoying exclusive-gift4you.site advertising within the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Once finished, open a directory in which you saved it. You will see a icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Start” button to perform a system scan for malicious extensions and the adware which displays the advertisements from exclusive-gift4you.site web-page. Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Cleaning” button. It will display a prompt.
Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC system.
When your system is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for exclusive-gift4you.site ads removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the redirect to the unwanted exclusive-gift4you.site ads.
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.