If your web-browser automatically opens the unwanted nextlnk6.com web-page, then most probably your computer has become a victim of ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) that usually gets installed as a part of some freeware. Do not be surprised, it happens, especially if you are an active World Wide Web user. But this does not mean that you should reconcile with these unwanted redirects and ads. Perform the step-by-step guide below to clean your PC system ASAP, as the adware can be a way to infect your personal computer with more dangerous malicious software such as viruses and trojans. The few simple steps which follow, I’ll show you how to delete adware and thereby remove nextlnk6.com annoying advertisements from your PC system forever.
Most often, the ad-supported software affects the most common browsers like the Chrome, FF, IE and Edge. But such the harmful software as well may infect another browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a internet browser’s shortcut). So every time you start the web browser, it’ll redirect to the annoying nextlnk6.com site. Even if you setup a new homepage, an annoying web site will be the first thing you see when you start the FF, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge.
The adware may insert a large amount of ads directly to the web-sites that you visit, creating a sense that the ads has been added by the creators of the page. Moreover, a legal ads may be replaced on the fake ads, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect a huge number of personal information about you (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), which can later transfer to third parties.
We suggest you to get rid of adware and clean your machine from nextlnk6.com advertisements as soon as possible, until the presence of the adware has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the few simple steps below that will allow you to completely get rid of the reroute to nextlnk6.com annoying web site, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How can you protect your machine from nextlnk6.com pop-ups
How to manually remove nextlnk6.com
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will assist you easily to clean your system of adware. Moreover, you can select manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the system then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware tool designed specifically to remove ad-supported software that causes unwanted nextlnk6.com pop-ups. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your browser or reboot your PC.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of nextlnk6.com pop-ups from Firefox
- Get rid of nextlnk6.com ads from Google Chrome
- Delete nextlnk6.com from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove nextlnk6.com redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove 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 in the figure below.
Next, press “Uninstall a program”
It’ll display a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown programs.
Get rid of nextlnk6.com pop-ups from Firefox
First, start the Mozilla Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, click the “Help” button ().
In the Help menu, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page, press “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of nextlnk6.com ads from Google Chrome
Like other modern web browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby remove the redirect to nextlnk6.com unwanted ads which is caused by the adware.
At first, run the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to display the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web browser will open the settings screen. 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 in the figure below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Google Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The program will start the task of cleaning. When it is finished, the internet browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your machine.
Delete nextlnk6.com from Internet Explorer
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu as on the image below. Next, click the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press on “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove nextlnk6.com redirect
Once the ad supported software is started, it can also change the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the browser, it will be redirected to an unwanted ads.
To clear the 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 begins with “http://” which has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying nextlnk6.com site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This opens a dialog box that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your personal computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ programs, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove nextlnk6.com redirect automatically
You can remove nextlnk6.com pop-up ads automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal tool because it can easily remove ‘ad supported’ software, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted software and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your computer from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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Once downloading is done, close all windows on your PC system. Further, open the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the screen below, click the Yes button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on the PC system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
When the install is done successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole PC to find out malware and ad supported software that cause the nextlnk6.com ads. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is complete. Please be patient.
When the system scan is done, you can check all threats detected on your PC system. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and adware which cause nextlnk6.com redirect. Once the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your computer. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to remove ad supported software and other dangerous programs.
Stop nextlnk6.com and other annoying sites
To increase your security and protect your computer against new unwanted ads and malicious pages, you need to use application that stops access to dangerous ads and web sites. Moreover, the program can stop the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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When the download is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. When the install is finished, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will allow 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 run your machine, AdGuard will start automatically and stop popup ads, pages such as nextlnk6.com, 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 AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your machine and get rid of nextlnk6.com redirect with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and delete adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer internet browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (startpage, new tab page and default search engine). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and delete malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the computer.
Download AdwCleaner tool from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once downloading is complete, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to show the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” to perform a system scan for the ad supported software which cause a redirect to nextlnk6.com advertisements.
Once the system scan is done, it will open a list of all items detected by this tool as shown on the image below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK” to start the cleaning process. When the cleaning process is complete, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Once you have complete the step-by-step guide outlined above, your computer should be clean from malware and adware. The Google Chrome, IE, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge will no longer show nextlnk6.com annoying pop-up ads or redirect you to unwanted web-pages. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guide does not help you, then you have caught a new type of adware, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.