The w.netdone.nextowin.online is an ‘ad’ site, already at the first sight of which there are various doubts. This site is created only for one purpose – open various advertisements or reroute to other ‘ad’ web-sites. Its appearance in your browser means that your machine is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). This type of malicious programs does not delete files or infect them, but like a virus can modify PC settings such as the homepage, new tab page and search engine by default and download and install malicious extensions that generates a large amount of pop-ups. All the time, while the adware is running, your internet browser will be fill with annoying advertisements. Moreover, this adware will be able to collect a large amount of information about you, everything related to what are you doing on the Web. Thus, it is clear that the presence of adware on your personal computer is not desirable, and you need to clean up your computer in order to remove w.netdone.nextowin.online redirect as soon as possible.
Most often, the adware affects the most common web browsers like the Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft 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 web browser’s shortcut). So every time you start the web browser, it will redirect to the annoying w.netdone.nextowin.online web site. Even if you setup a new home page, an annoying web site will be the first thing you see when you start the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge.
What is more, the ‘ad supported’ software may show advertisements depend on a web site that you are visiting. That is, it is 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 ‘ad supported’ software 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.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your personal computer from the adware as well as get rid of w.netdone.nextowin.online annoying ads from the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and MS Edge and other web browsers.
How does w.netdone.nextowin.online pop-up ads get installed onto system
How to manually remove w.netdone.nextowin.online pop-ups
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will assist you manually remove w.netdone.nextowin.online advertisements from the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge.
- Remove suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove w.netdone.nextowin.online redirect
- Remove w.netdone.nextowin.online advertisements from Google Chrome
- Remove w.netdone.nextowin.online pop-up ads from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove w.netdone.nextowin.online ads from IE
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to start the computer cleanup is to delete unknown and suspicious applications. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded applications can clean up your browser from pop-up ads, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will open the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed software.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort programs by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove w.netdone.nextowin.online redirect
Once the ‘ad supported’ software is started, it can also alter the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the browser, it will be rerouted to an unwanted advertisements.
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 that starts 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.
Remove w.netdone.nextowin.online advertisements from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to get rid of the malware and ad supported software, as well as to restore the internet browser’s settings that have been replaced by adware.
- Now launch the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next, click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is complete, your internet browser’s settings will be restored to their original defaults. This will reset your homepage, new tab and default search engine.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove w.netdone.nextowin.online pop-up ads from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been replaced by the ‘ad supported’ software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to get rid of the reroute onto w.netdone.nextowin.online web-page.
First, start the Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown in the figure 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 display the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. When it is finished, press the “Finish” button
Remove w.netdone.nextowin.online ads from IE
First, launch the Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “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 reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as start page and search provider by default to default state, disable ad-supported web browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to w.netdone.nextowin.online unwanted web page.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the adware can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you launch your PC system, it will open w.netdone.nextowin.online unwanted web site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ software.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will open a dialog box which titled with Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as 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, 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 remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s 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 shown on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ application. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Delete w.netdone.nextowin.online with Malwarebytes
Remove w.netdone.nextowin.online advertisements manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal application. It can automatically detect and remove the ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) of the your personal computer. Moreover, this free program will help you to remove internet browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your personal computer may be infected too. You can follow the instructions below to remove the w.netdone.nextowin.online unwanted ads completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloaded, close all software and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup like below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer.
When installation is done, you will see window as shown on the screen below.
Now press on the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the adware that causes the reroute to w.netdone.nextowin.online page. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
When it has finished scanning, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing the adware related files, folders, registry keys. Once the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
The following video explains the guide above on how to delete ad supported software with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Block w.netdone.nextowin.online and other annoying web-sites
To increase your security and protect your PC against new unwanted ads and malicious web pages, you need to use program that blocks access to malicious advertisements and web-pages. Moreover, the application can block the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
Once the download is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen like below.
Follow the prompts. Once the install is finished, you will see a window like below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that 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 launch your PC system, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop advertisements, pages like w.netdone.nextowin.online, as well as other malicious or misleading 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.
Scan your PC system and remove w.netdone.nextowin.online ads with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and get rid of adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge internet browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (home page, newtab page and search provider by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and delete malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the system.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Category: Security tools
Update: October 9, 2020
When the download is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown on the image below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to open the program, press Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” . This will begin scanning the whole machine to find out adware that cause a redirect to w.netdone.nextowin.online ads.
Once the scanning is finished, it will show a list of all items detected by this tool as shown below.
You need to press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK” to start the cleaning process. When the cleaning procedure is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC. After restart, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
After completing the step-by-step instructions above, your personal computer should be free from malware and ad supported software. The Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge will no longer show w.netdone.nextowin.online annoying pop-ups or redirect you to unwanted web pages. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new type of ad-supported software, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.