The nextlnk7.com popup ads should not be underestimated, because the reason for their appearance within your web browser is penetration an adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) into your PC system. It can bring a security risk to your PC. So, do not ignore it! Of course, the nextlnk7.com is just a web page, but the adware uses it to display intrusive and annoying ads, even without your permission and desire to see it. The annoying ads can be just the beginning, because your personal computer is hijacked by malicious software, so the amount of advertisements in the future may increase. Its appearance will prevent you normally browse the web-pages, and more, can lead to crash the internet browser.
Most often, the adware affects the most common browsers such as the Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge. But such the malicious software as well may infect another web browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a browser’s shortcut). So every time you run the web browser, it’ll redirect to the annoying nextlnk7.com web-page. Even if you setup a new start page, an unwanted web-page will be the first thing you see when you start the Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
What is more, the ‘ad supported’ software may display ads depend on a site that you are visiting. That is, it’s clear that this ad supported software, without your permission, steals your private information such as: your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking, and much, much more. The adware may monetize its functionality by collecting data from your browsing sessions and selling it to third party companies. This puts your personal information at a security risk.
We suggest you to remove adware and clean your computer from nextlnk7.com pop-up ads ASAP, until the presence of the ad supported software has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the step-by-step instructions below that will allow you to completely remove the reroute to nextlnk7.com unwanted web-page, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How can you prevent your computer from the attack of nextlnk7.com pop-up ads
How to manually remove nextlnk7.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, that will allow you manually get rid of nextlnk7.com ads from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of nextlnk7.com redirect
- Remove nextlnk7.com redirect from Google Chrome
- Remove nextlnk7.com redirect from FF
- Remove nextlnk7.com from Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the system cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed applications and remove all unknown or suspicious applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious programs such as ‘ad supported’ software and browser hijackers may be bundled with freeware. Uninstall the unwanted applications may remove the annoying ads or internet browser redirect to unknown or unwanted sites.
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Next, press “Uninstall a program”
It’ll open a list of all software. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort programs by date of installation in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of nextlnk7.com redirect
When the ad supported software is started, it can also change the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the internet browser, it will be redirected to an annoying ads.
To clear the web browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. 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 which starts with “http://” that has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove nextlnk7.com redirect from Google Chrome
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Next, click the “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 the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove nextlnk7.com redirect from FF
If the Mozilla Firefox settings have been modified by the ad supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to get rid of the redirect onto nextlnk7.com web site.
First, start the Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown on the screen below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser address bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. Once it is finished, click the “Finish” button
Remove nextlnk7.com from Internet Explorer
To get rid of the nextlnk7.com ads you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, launch the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will open the drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt as shown on the image below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
Once the procedure is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your machine for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s settings to default state and disable ‘ad-supported’ extensions.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ad supported software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you launch your computer, it will open nextlnk7.com annoying page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by unwanted software.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will open a prompt which titled with Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, like below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the malicious applications, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by unwanted programs. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to get rid of nextlnk7.com pop-up ads with free malware remover
Delete nextlnk7.com ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free program will help you to get rid of malware, internet browser hijacker and toolbars that your computer may be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes by clicking on the link below.
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Update: March 20, 2018
- Close all programs and windows on your system. Open the file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will run the installation of Malwarebytes. Next, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is finished, click on the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your computer for the ‘ad supported’ software that redirects your web browser to the nextlnk7.com annoying page. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
- Once the checking is complete, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected”. When the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your machine.
These steps above are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block nextlnk7.com redirect and other annoying web pages
To increase your security and protect your machine against new unwanted advertisements and malicious web-pages, you need to use application that stops access to harmful advertisements and pages. Moreover, the program can stop the show of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web-sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
Once downloading is complete, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is complete, you will see a window as shown on the image below.
You can press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will assist 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 system, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop-ups, web pages like nextlnk7.com, as well as other dangerous or misleading web pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with nextlnk7.com is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot delete nextlnk7.com pop-up ads, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2018
- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the tool is started the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the adware which generates nextlnk7.com ads.
- When it has finished scanning your computer, AdwCleaner will show a scan report. Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, press “OK” button.
The following video explains the step-by-step instructions above on how to remove adware with AdwCleaner.
Now your computer should be clean of the nextlnk7.com redirect. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popup ads and annoying dangerous web sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your computer for new malware and ad supported software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of nextlnk7.com from your PC system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.