If you find that your internet browser has become open the annoying Survey-daily-prizes.com pop-ups then it’s possible that your computer is infected with harmful software from the adware family. The adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) is a form of unwanted software that can show lots of pop-up without a user’s permission. Moreover, it can reroute the browser on harmful and misleading web-pages. Also, if you seeing that the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge tries to load an unknown site, when you try to open a long-known web site, then you do not need to wait! Press the stop button in browser’s address bar. Complete the few simple steps below and clean your PC from adware as soon as possible. It’ll help you to get rid of redirect to Survey-daily-prizes.com site and other intrusive ad web sites.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s created with the sole purpose to open dozens of popup, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web browser window. So, the Survey-daily-prizes.com is just one of the many web-pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It’s designed to fill the browser’s constant stream of popup, or redirect the internet browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web-sites. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software can substitute the legitimate advertising links on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit harmful web-pages. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their sites, so the creators of adware, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the ad-supported software receive income. It is the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
The ‘ad supported’ software usually affects only the Chrome, IE, FF and Microsoft Edge by changing the internet browser’s settings or installing a harmful extensions. Moreover, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the machine for web browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission.
Table of contents
- What is Survey-daily-prizes.com
- How to remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups
- How to manually remove Survey-daily-prizes.com
- How to automatically delete Survey-daily-prizes.com redirect
- Stop Survey-daily-prizes.com redirect and other intrusive web sites
- Method of Survey-daily-prizes.com pop-ups intrusion into your computer
- To sum up
Instructions which is shown below, will allow you to clean your machine from the adware as well as delete Survey-daily-prizes.com intrusive pop-up from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer and other web-browsers.
How to remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups
Fortunately, we have an effective way which will help you manually or/and automatically get rid of Survey-daily-prizes.com from your web-browser and bring your internet browser settings, including startpage, newtab page and default search engine, back to normal. Below you will find a removal steps with all the steps you may need to successfully remove adware and its traces. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web-browser or restart your PC.
How to manually remove Survey-daily-prizes.com
The instructions will help you remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop-ups. These Survey-daily-prizes.com removal steps work for the Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system.
Delete suspicious and potentially unwanted programs using Windows Control Panel
Some of PUPs, ad-supported software and browser hijackers can be removed using the Add/Remove programs tool that is located in the Microsoft Windows Control Panel. So, if you are using any version of Windows and you have noticed an unwanted application, then first try to delete it through Add/Remove programs.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all applications installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Fix infected browsers shortcuts to delete Survey-daily-prizes.com redirect
Important to know, most anti malware software which are able to get rid of adware, but unable to scan for and recover altered shortcuts. So, you need to fix the desktop shortcuts for your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE and Edge internet browsers manually.
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 like “http://site.address” which has been added here. You need to delete it.
When the text is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all browser newtab, homepage and search provider by default you need to reset the IE to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, run the IE, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The IE will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect. It will remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop-up, disable malicious and ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like newtab page, startpage and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups from Chrome
Run the Reset browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings like newtab page, start page and search provider by default to original defaults. This is a very useful tool to use, in the case of internet browser redirects to intrusive ad web-sites like Survey-daily-prizes.com.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, 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 on the image below and press the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove Survey-daily-prizes.com popup from Firefox
If your Mozilla Firefox web-browser is redirected to Survey-daily-prizes.com without your permission or an unknown search provider displays results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web-browser reset.
First, start the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show 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 click on “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted Survey-daily-prizes.com web page 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 ‘ad-supported’ programs.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This opens a prompt that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then get rid of this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then click on it with the right mouse button and choose Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by unwanted applications. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically delete Survey-daily-prizes.com redirect
Manual removal guide does not always help to completely get rid of the ‘ad supported’ software, as it is not easy to identify and remove components of adware and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it is recommended that you run malicious software removal tool to completely get rid of Survey-daily-prizes.com off your browser. Several free malware removal utilities are currently available that can be used against the adware. The optimum way would be to use Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner.
Automatically get rid of Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware is a tool which can delete ad supported software, PUPs, browser hijacker infections and other malicious software from your computer easily and for free. Zemana Anti-malware is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of PC system resources.
Now you can set up and run Zemana AntiMalware to remove Survey-daily-prizes.com popups from your browser by following the steps below:
Click the link below to download Zemana AntiMalware installation package called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your PC.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Run the installer after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to install this tool on your computer.
During install you can change some settings, but we suggest you don’t make any changes to default settings.
When install is done, this malicious software removal tool will automatically start and update itself. You will see its main window as shown below.
Now press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware which redirects your browser to annoying Survey-daily-prizes.com web-page. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. While the utility is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
Once it completes the scan, it’ll show a scan report. Next, you need to click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware will remove adware that causes undesired Survey-daily-prizes.com pop up and move items to the program’s quarantine. After the cleaning procedure is complete, you may be prompted to restart your personal computer to make the change take effect.
Scan and free your machine of adware with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to find adware and thereby remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups from your browsers. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically check and detect all threats exist on the computer.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your internet browser will display the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When downloading is complete, please close all programs and open windows on your PC. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup.
- This will open the “Setup wizard” of Malwarebytes onto your system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Malwarebytes will run and show the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your machine for the adware which designed to redirect your web-browser to various ad pages such as Survey-daily-prizes.com. While the utility is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
- Once finished, it’ll show a list of all threats found by this utility.
- When you’re ready, click the “Quarantine Selected” button. After disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart the PC system.
- Close the Anti Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Use AdwCleaner to get rid of Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups from internet browser
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool which can check your system for a wide range of security threats such as malicious software, adwares, potentially unwanted applications as well as ad supported software which cause intrusive Survey-daily-prizes.com popups to appear. It will perform a deep scan of your computer including hard drives and Windows registry. After a malicious software is detected, it will help you to get rid of all found threats from your computer with a simple click.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: September 3, 2018
- After the download is finished, double press the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, click “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that causes browsers to display unwanted Survey-daily-prizes.com pop-up.
- After the checking is complete, it will open you the results. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Stop Survey-daily-prizes.com redirect and other intrusive web sites
By installing an ad blocker application such as AdbGuard, you are able to block Survey-daily-prizes.com, autoplaying video ads and remove lots of distracting and annoying ads on web pages.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
After the download is done, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is done, you will see a window like below.
You can press “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop popups, web-sites such Survey-daily-prizes.com, 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 desktop.
Method of Survey-daily-prizes.com pop-ups intrusion into your computer
To sum up
Now your computer should be free of the adware that causes web-browsers to show annoying Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up and unwanted malicious web sites) and Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your computer for new malware, hijackers and ‘ad supported’ software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijackers, malicious software and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Survey-daily-prizes.com pop ups from your internet browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.