What is Alfaiztech.com?
Alfaiztech.com is a malicious site which uses the browser notification feature to trick users into subscribing to push notifications. Push notifications are originally developed to alert users of recently published blog posts. Cyber criminals abuse ‘push notifications’ to avoid antivirus and ad-blocker apps by displaying annoying adverts. These advertisements are displayed in the lower right corner of the screen urges users to play online games, visit questionable web sites, install internet browser addons & so on.
The Alfaiztech.com web-site delivers a message stating that you should click ‘Allow’ in order to connect to the Internet, download a file, access the content of the web page, watch a video, enable Flash Player, and so on. If you press ALLOW, then your browser will be configured to show popup ads in the bottom right corner of your screen.
|Type||spam push notifications, browser notification spam, pop-up virus|
|Distribution||social engineering attack, malicious pop-up advertisements, adware, PUPs|
|Removal||Alfaiztech.com removal guide|
How did you get infected with Alfaiztech.com pop-ups
Some research has shown that users can be redirected to Alfaiztech.com from malicious ads or by potentially unwanted programs and adware. Adware is form of software related to unwanted ads. Some adware will bring up advertisements when you is surfing the Internet, while other will build up a profile of your surfing habits in order to target adverts.
Remove Alfaiztech.com notifications from web browsers
If you have allowed the Alfaiztech.com site to send notifications to your browser, then we will need to delete these permissions. Depending on browser, you can use the following steps to get rid of the Alfaiztech.com permissions to send browser notifications.
How to remove Alfaiztech.com popups (removal steps)
We are presenting various methods to remove Alfaiztech.com ads from the IE, Firefox, MS Edge and Google Chrome using only internal Windows functions. Most of adware and PUPs can be removed through these processes. If these steps does not help to remove Alfaiztech.com popup ads, then it’s better to use a free malware removal tools linked below.
To remove Alfaiztech.com pop ups, complete the following steps:
- Remove Alfaiztech.com notifications from web browsers
- Manual Alfaiztech.com popup ads removal
- Automatic Removal of Alfaiztech.com popups
- Stop Alfaiztech.com popups
Manual Alfaiztech.com popup ads removal
Looking for a solution to remove Alfaiztech.com popup ads manually without downloading any applications? Then this section of the article is just for you. Below are some simple steps you can take. Performing these steps requires basic knowledge of web browser and MS Windows setup. If you doubt that you can follow them, it is better to use free tools listed below that can help you remove Alfaiztech.com pop ups.
Uninstall unwanted or recently added software
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the program that causes the appearance of annoying advertisements or browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows button, next click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then click “Start” button and press “Control Panel”.
- It will open the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all applications installed on the PC.
- Scroll through the all list, and remove suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video tutorial below.
Remove Alfaiztech.com pop-ups from Google Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby restore the web browser’s settings such as search engine by default, newtab page and homepage that have been modified by the adware software that causes Alfaiztech.com advertisements in your internet browser.
- First, start the Google Chrome and press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press “Advanced” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the internet browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Alfaiztech.com pop-up advertisements from Internet Explorer
The IE reset is great if your web-browser is hijacked or you have unwanted add-ons or toolbars on your web browser, that installed by an malware.
First, run the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The IE will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete Alfaiztech.com from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
If the Firefox web-browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring Firefox settings such as default search provider, newtab page and startpage to their default state. When using the reset feature, your personal information such as passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu like the one below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown in the following example.
Follow the onscreen procedure to restore your Mozilla Firefox web browser settings to their original settings.
Automatic Removal of Alfaiztech.com popups
There are not many good free antimalware programs with high detection ratio. The effectiveness of malware removal tools depends on various factors, mostly on how often their virus/malware signatures DB are updated in order to effectively detect modern malware, adware, hijackers and other PUPs. We advise to use several applications, not just one. These applications that listed below will help you remove all components of the adware from your disk and Windows registry and thereby remove Alfaiztech.com pop ups.
How to get rid of Alfaiztech.com ads with Zemana Free
Zemana is a malware removal tool developed for Windows. This utility will help you remove Alfaiztech.com pop-up ads, various types of malware (including browser hijackers and potentially unwanted apps) from your personal computer. It has simple and user friendly interface. While the Zemana Anti-Malware does its job, your PC will run smoothly.
Installing the Zemana is simple. First you will need to download Zemana AntiMalware on your computer from the following link.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After downloading is complete, close all windows on your PC system. Further, launch the setup file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the screen below, click the “Yes” button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will assist you install Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) on the device. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is complete successfully, Zemana Free will automatically start and you can see its main window as displayed on the screen below.
Next, click the “Scan” button . Zemana Free application will scan through the whole PC for the adware software that causes multiple annoying pop-ups. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the tool is checking, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
Once the scan is complete, a list of all items found is prepared. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will get rid of adware which causes popups and move the selected threats to the Quarantine. Once that process is complete, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
Use HitmanPro to delete Alfaiztech.com advertisements
The HitmanPro utility is free (30 day trial) and easy to use. It can scan and remove malicious software, potentially unwanted software and adware in Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge browsers and thereby delete all annoying Alfaiztech.com pop-up advertisements. Hitman Pro is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
Visit the page linked below to download Hitman Pro. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Download and use Hitman Pro on your device. Once started, press “Next” button . HitmanPro program will scan through the whole device for the adware responsible for Alfaiztech.com pop-up ads. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your device. While the Hitman Pro is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malware..
After the scanning is finished, Hitman Pro will display a scan report.
Review the scan results and then press Next button.
It will display a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to delete all malware found.
Remove Alfaiztech.com pop-ups with MalwareBytes Free
If you’re having issues with Alfaiztech.com pop-ups removal, then check out MalwareBytes. This is a tool that can help clean up your computer and improve your speeds for free. Find out more below.
MalwareBytes can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once the downloading process is complete, close all windows on your PC. Further, launch the file called MBSetup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the Setup wizard that will allow you install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware on the PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once install is done successfully, click “Get Started” button. Then MalwareBytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as on the image below.
Next, click the “Scan” button for scanning your PC system for the adware that causes pop-ups. This process can take some time, so please be patient. When a malicious software, adware or potentially unwanted software are found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done.
When the scan is done, the results are displayed in the scan report. Once you have selected what you wish to delete from your personal computer press “Quarantine” button.
The MalwareBytes will start to delete adware software which causes popups. When finished, you can be prompted to reboot your PC. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes Anti Malware to delete hijackers, adware software and other malicious software.
Stop Alfaiztech.com popups
If you surf the Net, you can’t avoid malicious advertising. But you can protect your browser against it. Download and run an adblocker program. AdGuard is an ad-blocking which can filter out a large amount of of the malvertising, blocking dynamic scripts from loading harmful content.
- Installing the AdGuard is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- After downloading it, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- After the install is complete, press “Skip” to close the installation program 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 start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop undesired ads, block Alfaiztech.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon named AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
To sum up
Now your personal computer should be clean of the adware that causes multiple annoying pop ups. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop up advertisements and intrusive malicious web sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your PC for new adware softwares and other malware). 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 get rid of Alfaiztech.com advertisements from the Firefox, MS Edge, Internet Explorer and Chrome, then ask for help here here.