If you find that the Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are redirected to the previously unseen page called Swiftviz.net then may be possible that you are a victim of potentially unwanted application (PUA) from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) category.
Most commonly, the adware installs on the machine in a bundle with free software that you downloaded and installed from the Web. Once it gets inside your machine, it’ll alter certain computer’s settings including startpage, default search provider and new tab in order to redirect your’s internet browser to unwanted pages or show a ton of undesired popup ads from various third-party ad networks.
By following few simple steps below it is easy to detect and remove ad supported software from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge and your machine. Learn how to remove Swiftviz.net pop up ads and harmful applications, as well as how to run a full computer virus scan.
Remove Swiftviz.net popup ads
Fortunately, it is not hard to get rid of adware that causes web-browsers to show unwanted Swiftviz.net popup ads. In the following guide, we will provide two ways to clean your PC of this ad-supported software. One is the manual removal way and the other is automatic removal solution. You can select the way that best fits you. Please follow the removal instructions below to get rid of Swiftviz.net pop up ads right now!
To remove Swiftviz.net redirect, complete the following steps:
- Removing the Swiftviz.net, check the list of installed applications first
- Get rid of Swiftviz.net pop up ads from Internet Explorer
- Remove Swiftviz.net redirect from Google Chrome
- Remove Swiftviz.net popups from Mozilla Firefox
- How to delete Swiftviz.net pop up advertisements with free software
- How to stop Swiftviz.net redirect
Remove Swiftviz.net pop-up ads without any utilities
The useful removal guidance for the Swiftviz.net popup ads. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to delete Swiftviz.net popup ads let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Removing the Swiftviz.net, check the list of installed applications first
First, go to Microsoft Windows Control Panel and uninstall dubious programs, all programs you do not remember installing. It’s important to pay the most attention to software you installed just before Swiftviz.net popups appeared on your internet browser. If you do not know what a program does, look for the answer on the Net.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all software installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and remove any dubious and unknown apps. To quickly find the latest installed apps, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Get rid of Swiftviz.net pop up ads from Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer web browser you restore your browser settings to its default state. This is basic when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by ad supported software that responsible for the appearance of Swiftviz.net pop-ups.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will open the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as on the image below.
Once the process is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your PC system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your internet browser’s home page, new tab page and search engine to default state.
Remove Swiftviz.net redirect from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings to remove Swiftviz.net popup advertisements. If you are still experiencing issues with Swiftviz.net pop up advertisements, you need to reset Google Chrome browser to its original settings. This step needs to be performed only if adware has not been removed by the previous steps.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the plugin labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as on the image below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove Swiftviz.net popups from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox internet browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Mozilla Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring Firefox settings like startpage, newtab page and default search provider to their original settings. Essential information like bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, cookies, auto-fill data and personal dictionaries will not be removed.
First, open the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, press the Help button () as displayed 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 adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation dialog box. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the Swiftviz.net ad-supported software. After, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
How to delete Swiftviz.net pop up advertisements with free software
The ad-supported software may hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This can lead to the fact that after some time, the ad-supported software responsible for redirecting your web browser to Swiftviz.net web page once again infect your personal computer. Moreover, We want to note that it is not always safe to remove ad-supported software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the Windows operating system. The best way to detect and get rid of ad-supported software is to run free malware removal applications.
How to automatically remove Swiftviz.net advertisements with Zemana Free
Zemana is a free program for Windows operating system to detect and remove PUPs, ad supported software, malicious browser plugins, browser toolbars, and other unwanted software such as adware related to Swiftviz.net pop up ads.
Please go to the link below to download the latest version of Zemana for Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
When downloading is finished, close all apps and windows on your computer. Double-click the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Anti-Malware on your personal computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, Zemana Free will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button for scanning your PC system for the adware that responsible for the appearance of Swiftviz.net redirect. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your system. While the Zemana Free utility is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
As the scanning ends, Zemana Free will display a screen that contains a list of malware that has been found. Once you have selected what you want to get rid of from your PC click “Next” button. The Zemana Anti-Malware will get rid of adware which causes annoying Swiftviz.net ads and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once disinfection is done, you may be prompted to reboot the personal computer.
Get rid of Swiftviz.net redirect and malicious extensions with HitmanPro
The Hitman Pro tool is free (30 day trial) and easy to use. It may scan and remove malware, potentially unwanted applications and ad-supported software in IE, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Chrome web browsers and thereby remove all annoying Swiftviz.net pop ups. Hitman Pro is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Hitman Pro can be downloaded from the following link. Save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
After the downloading process is finished, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. After the utility is started, you will see a screen as displayed on the screen below.
Further, press “Next” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that redirects your internet browser to undesired Swiftviz.net web-page. Once the scan get completed, HitmanPro will display a screen which contains a list of malware that has been found like below.
Next, you need to click “Next” button. It will show a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button.
How to stop Swiftviz.net redirect
It’s also critical to protect your browsers from harmful pages and ads by using an ad blocking application like AdGuard. Security experts says that it will greatly reduce the risk of malicious software, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard may also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
- AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- Once the downloading process is done, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- After the installation is finished, press “Skip” to close the install application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which 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 machine, AdGuard will start automatically and stop unwanted pop-up ads, Swiftviz.net redirect, as well as other harmful or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon called AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Where the Swiftviz.net pop-up ads comes from
After completing the step-by-step tutorial outlined above, your machine should be clean from adware and other malicious software. The MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Chrome will no longer reroute you to the Swiftviz.net and other unwanted sites. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help here.