Q. Why am I automatically getting Browser-notification.site pop-ups no matter what I do? What can I do to stop this madness?
A. Unwanted popups, ads, notifications, web-browser redirects are mostly provided by malicious extensions or adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). What is the purpose of adware? Adware is a type of malware. It is designed to bombard you with unsolicited advertisements and popup windows that could potentially be dangerous for your computer. The best method to remove adware is to run an adware removal utility.
Another reason why you need to remove adware is its online data-tracking activity. It can gather personal data, including:
- IP addresses;
- URLs visited;
- search queries/terms;
- clicks on links and advertisements;
- web-browser version information.
We strongly recommend that you perform the step-by-step instructions below which will help you to get rid of Browser-notification.site popups using the standard features of Windows and some proven free applications.
How to remove Browser-notification.site pop-ups, ads, notifications
In the step-by-step tutorial below, we’ll try to cover the IE, MS Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox and provide general help to get rid of Browser-notification.site pop-up. You may find some minor differences in your Microsoft Windows install. No matter, you should be okay if you follow the steps outlined below: uninstall all suspicious and unknown applications, reset browsers settings, fix web browsers shortcuts, remove malicious scheduled tasks, use free malware removal utilities. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your browser or restart your PC.
To remove Browser-notification.site pop-ups, use the steps below:
- Get rid of Browser-notification.site pop-ups without any utilities
- How to remove Browser-notification.site pop ups with freeware
- Run AdBlocker to block Browser-notification.site and stay safe online
- How can you prevent your computer from the attack of adware software
- To sum up
Get rid of Browser-notification.site pop-ups without any utilities
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually remove adware software responsible for redirections to the Browser-notification.site. Even if the steps does not work for you, there are several free malware removers below that can easily handle such adware software which cause undesired Browser-notification.site pop ups to appear.
Delete potentially unwanted programs through the MS Windows Control Panel
One of the first things to attempt for removal of adware software is to check your computer installed programs screen and look for unwanted and questionable programs. If there are any software you do not recognize or are no longer using, you should delete them. If that doesn’t work, then you may need to use adware removal tool such as Zemana Anti Malware.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, click the Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It will display the Windows Control Panel as on the image below.
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 dubious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date in the Control panel.
Delete Browser-notification.site from Mozilla Firefox by resetting browser settings
If your Firefox web-browser is rerouted to Browser-notification.site without your permission or an unknown search engine displays results for your search, then it may be time to perform the browser reset. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
First, start the Mozilla 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 click on “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed in the figure below.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Browser-notification.site popups from Microsoft Internet Explorer
The IE reset is great if your web-browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, which installed by an malware.
First, open the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect. It will remove adware responsible for redirections to the Browser-notification.site, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as start page, search provider by default and new tab page to default state.
Remove Browser-notification.site pop-ups from Chrome
If you have adware software, Browser-notification.site popups problems or Chrome is running slow, then reset Chrome can help you. In this tutorial we will show you the method to reset your Chrome settings and data to original settings without reinstall.
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 press Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the plugin labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Chrome main menu again, press 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 shown in the figure below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
How to remove Browser-notification.site pop ups with freeware
Manual removal steps may not be for an unskilled computer user. Each Browser-notification.site removal step above, such as removing dubious programs, restoring affected shortcut files, removing the adware from system settings, must be performed very carefully. If you’re in doubt during any of the steps listed in the manual removal above, then we suggest that you follow the automatic Browser-notification.site removal steps listed below.
Automatically remove Browser-notification.site pop ups with Zemana Anti-Malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-Malware. You may download and install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) to search for and get rid of Browser-notification.site popup from the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Edge and Mozilla Firefox web browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on your machine.
- Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of Zemana for Microsoft Windows. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
- After downloading is complete, close all software and windows on your system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is finished, click the “Scan” button for scanning your machine for the adware that causes a lot of undesired Browser-notification.site pop ups. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a malicious software, adware or potentially unwanted applications are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- When the checking is finished, a list of all threats found is created. Once you have selected what you wish to remove from your computer click “Next”. When the clean up is done, you can be prompted to reboot your computer.
Get rid of Browser-notification.site pop ups from web browsers with HitmanPro
Hitman Pro is a free program which created to delete malicious software, PUPs, browser hijackers and adware from your machine running Windows 10, 8, 7, XP (32-bit and 64-bit). It’ll allow to identify and get rid of adware that causes browsers to show undesired Browser-notification.site pop-up, including its files, folders and registry keys.
Please go to the link below to download HitmanPro. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Download and run HitmanPro on your computer. Once started, click “Next” button . HitmanPro program will scan through the whole computer for the adware that causes a ton of unwanted Browser-notification.site pop up. This process can take some time, so please be patient. While the Hitman Pro is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software..
After Hitman Pro completes the scan, you can check all threats found on your machine.
Review the scan results and then click Next button.
It will show a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to get rid of all malicious software found.
Scan and free your PC of adware with MalwareBytes AntiMalware
You can remove Browser-notification.site pop ups automatically through the use of MalwareBytes AntiMalware. We suggest this free malware removal tool because it may easily remove browser hijackers, adware software, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Visit the following page to download MalwareBytes Anti Malware. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once the download is done, close all software and windows on your machine. Double-click the install file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) on your machine. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to find adware that designed to reroute your web browser to various ad pages such as the Browser-notification.site. Depending on your personal computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. During the scan MalwareBytes AntiMalware will search for threats present on your machine.
After the checking is done, you’ll be opened the list of all detected threats on your personal computer. Review the results once the tool has complete the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware will delete adware software which cause undesired Browser-notification.site popup to appear and add items to the Quarantine. After finished, you may be prompted to restart the machine.
We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes to delete adware, hijacker and other malicious software.
Run AdBlocker to block Browser-notification.site and stay safe online
Run ad-blocking program like AdGuard in order to stop advertisements, malvertisements, pop-ups and online trackers, avoid having to install malicious and adware browser plug-ins and add-ons that affect your computer performance and impact your PC system security. Surf the World Wide Web anonymously and stay safe online!
- Download AdGuard on your Microsoft Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- After downloading it, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- After the install is finished, press “Skip” to close the setup application and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” 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 run your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop undesired ads, block Browser-notification.site, as well as other malicious or misleading web-pages. 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.
How can you prevent your computer from the attack of adware software
To sum up
After completing the few simple steps outlined above, your computer should be clean from this adware software and other malicious software. The MS Edge, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox will no longer display annoying Browser-notification.site webpage when you browse the Internet. Unfortunately, if the steps does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help.
Please create a new question by using the “Ask Question” button in the Questions and Answers. Try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately. Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the undesired Browser-notification.site pop ups.