Have you tried to open a well-known web site and found that your web-browser is redirected to a previously unseen site called allantivirus.gummier.xyz? If you answered ‘Yes’ then your need to know that your PC system is infected with an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). The ad supported software is a type of harmful software that alters your PC system’s browser settings so that you will be randomly redirected to an unwanted ads. You need to follow the steps below as quickly as possible It will clean your machine from the ad supported software and thereby get rid of annoying allantivirus.gummier.xyz popup ads. Moreover, the step-by-step guide will help you to stop the ability to penetrate of more harmful viruses and trojans on your PC system.
The ‘ad supported’ software can change the settings of the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge, but often that a malicious software like this can also infect all types of internet browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time run the internet browser to see allantivirus.gummier.xyz unwanted ads.
The adware is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, modifies internet browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the ad-supported software can install additional web-browser extensions, addons and modules that will inject ads within the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge’s screen. Moreover, the adware may install browser hijacker that once started, will alter the web browser’s home page and search engine. And finally, the ad supported software can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what web-pages you are opening, what you are looking for the Net and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
We suggest you to get rid of ‘ad supported’ software and clean your computer from allantivirus.gummier.xyz pop-ups 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 redirect to allantivirus.gummier.xyz annoying web-page, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How did allantivirus.gummier.xyz advertisements get on your computer
Most commonly, the adware is bundled within the installation packages from a free hosting and file sharing web sites. So, install a free programs is a a good chance that you will find some bundled adware. If you do not know how to avoid it, then use a simple trick. During install, choose the Custom or Advanced setup option. Next, click ‘Decline’ button and clear all checkboxes on offers that ask you to install an unknown applications. Moreover, please carefully read Term of use and User agreement before installing any programs or otherwise you can end up with another unwanted program on your PC system such as this adware which redirect the Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and IE onto the annoying allantivirus.gummier.xyz web site.
How to manually remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz redirect
If you perform exactly the guide below you should be able to remove the allantivirus.gummier.xyz advertisements. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your internet browser or reboot your PC system.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz advertisements from Chrome
- Remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz redirect from Firefox
- Remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of allantivirus.gummier.xyz redirect
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the machine cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed software and delete all unknown or suspicious software. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious software such as ‘ad supported’ software and browser hijackers may be bundled with freeware. Uninstall the unwanted software may remove the unwanted ads or internet browser redirect to unknown or unwanted pages.
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Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all software. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort software by date of installation in the Control panel.
Remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz advertisements from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web-browser’s homepage, new tab and default search engine that have been replaced by ‘ad supported’ software.
- Open the Google Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press the “Show advanced settings” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, click the “Reset settings” button, which located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Google Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz redirect from Firefox
First, start the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display 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”.
Remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz ads from Internet Explorer
First, start the IE, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu like below. Next, click the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of allantivirus.gummier.xyz redirect
Once 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 run the web browser, it will be redirected to an annoying 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 that begins with “http://” which 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 web-browsers, as they may be infected too.
Get rid of 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 run your system, it will show allantivirus.gummier.xyz unwanted web page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will show a prompt that 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, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to get rid of allantivirus.gummier.xyz advertisements automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this utility to detect allantivirus.gummier.xyz threat and get rid of it, by clicking on the link below. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC.
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Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this procedure is complete, press “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole machine to find out adware and malware. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your machine. In order to get rid of all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about the Malwarebytes, we recommend you to read and follow the step-by-step instructions or the video guide below.
How to block allantivirus.gummier.xyz ads
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying advertisements and malicious web-sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous ads and web pages. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard application from the following link.
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- Once downloading is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial which 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 PC system, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop-up ads, allantivirus.gummier.xyz redirects, as well as other harmful or misleading web pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Get rid of allantivirus.gummier.xyz pop-ups and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot delete the annoying allantivirus.gummier.xyz from the FF, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for ad supported software, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
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Once the download is finished, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the malicious extensions and ad supported software which shows ads from allantivirus.gummier.xyz web page. Once the checking is finished, it will display a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt. Click “OK”. When the clean up is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your PC.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to remove ad-supported software, browser hijackers and other dangerous software.
Now your PC system should be clean of the allantivirus.gummier.xyz ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and unwanted dangerous 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 remove allantivirus.gummier.xyz redirect from your computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.