Security analysts have received complaints involving pop-ups and disruptive advertisements associated with the domain. Typically, the presence of pop-up messages indicate that the computer is infected with adware. pop-ups may impact the most used Web browsers available, including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Since pop-ups and other symptoms associated with may be extremely irritating, many computer users mistakenly believe that is associated with other threats. In fact, adware associated with is regarded as a Potentially Unwanted Program. This classification is reserved to components that present many of the same characteristics of threats but are not as destructive or difficult to remove from the affected computer.

The Purpose of Pop-Up Advertisements

The main purpose of pop-up advertisements is to expose computer users to marketing material and websites containing numerous advertisements. Clicking on a pop-up leads the computer user to a sponsored website that generates money for the marketers behind these types of schemes. Apart from generating revenue from advertisements, forcing computer users to visit websites linked to results in raising's page ranking and traffic numbers. PUPs associated with may gather information about your computer's settings and your browsing habits. This information is relayed by to a third party. From there, this information may be used to deliver additional advertisements via or sold for marketing research.

PUPs linked to are typically bundled with low quality freeware. Computer users can usually opt out of installing these types of PUPs by paying attention during the installation of a freeware application. It is also important to avoid installing any suspicious Web browser toolbars and always use a reliable security program that is fully up-to-date to protect your computer.

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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?

Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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