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How Do I Remove Web.longfintuna.net Pop-up Virus? ( Removal Guide )

 

A new tab from Web.longintuna.net always pops up on your browser? Wondering how to remove it immediately and completely? Please read on.

 

About Web.longfintuna.net Pop-up Virus

 

Similar as Ad.Xtendmedia.com virus virus, Web.longfintuna.net pop-up virus pops up a new tab or a new window suddenly as you browse the internet. Typically, it installs on your PC without your PC without your knowledge. It may be packaged with freeware from the internet to install onto your computer. Through changing computer host files and add unwanted browser extension/add-on to automatically generate various ads. Or it pops up as soon as your landing to the malicious websites that contain Web.longfintuna.net tracking cookies.

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Is Web.longfintuna.net Pop-up Virus Safe

 

Actually, Web.longfintuna.net pop-up virus is technically not a virus but an ad supported platform serving for advertisers and unreliable websites. However, it does exhibit some malicious traits.

It pops up ads to mislead you to be the target of internet sales. As a result, this infection can generate traffic and monetize its traffic. Besides, you will see some of ads seem to be what you are interested in. The reason is that Web.longfintuna.net pop-up virus collects your browsing habit, privacy information sneakily so as to craft you plenty of ads to attract you. We need to remind you that your personal information may be saved for commercial use.

In view of troubles and dangers the Web.longfintuna.net brings to you, there is an urgent need to remove it.

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How to Remove Web.longfintuna.net Pop-up Virus

 

Step 1> Check if the malicious items added on your host files and remove unknown and dubious programs from your PC
Step 2> Clean up cookies from your internet browsers.
Step 3> Remove Browser add-ons from your browsers
Step 4> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1> Check if the malicious items added on your host files and remove unknown and dubious programs from your PC

 

You may be infected by Web.longfintuna.net pop-up virus via the way of installing the 3rd party software from malicious websites and it may change your host files to pop up annoying new tab and ads as long as your open your browser. So it’s necessary to execute this step.

 

1. Please go to C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc; open hosts with notepad ( right click hosts, select Open>Open using already installed software>Notepad)

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2. Ensure that hosts file is one line: 127.0.0.1 localhost in Windows XP and 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 in Windows Vista. If there are more, then remove them and save changes.

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3. Remove unknown and dubious programs from your PC

To get rid of unknown and dubious programs from your PC completely, please remove the recent installed program tracing back to time of Web.longfintuna.net malicious window appearing.

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Remove one by one.

 

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.

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For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.

 

Step 2> Clean up cookies from your internet browsers

 

To avoid you visit those malicious websites carelessly again, it is recommended to remove cookies from your internet browsers.

Remove cookies via Cloud System Booster automatically
Remove cookies manually from your internet browsers


 

–Remove cookies via Cloud System Booster automatically

 

1. Install free or Pro version of Cloud System Booster ( System maintenance and optimizing tool )

2. Start Cloud System Booster, please go to SettingsBoost tab → CleanerPrivacy Clean, please select Internet Explorer Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies and others option, and then click OK to save your modification.

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3. Go back to Cloud System Booster Home, click Booster button to clean up junk and error files, invalid registry entries to optimize your PC.

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–Remove cookies manually from your internet browsers

 

Here we’ll offer you method to remove cookies in IE 7, 8, 9, Firefox and Google Chrome.

For Internet Explorer 7:

 

1. Open your browser and go to Tools > Internet Options.

2. Under the General tab, find the Browsing History section. From here, you can decide whether to delete some or all cookies:

To delete all cookies, click Delete, select Delete Cookies, and hit Yes.

To selectively delete cookies, go to Settings > View Files. Select the cookies you wish to delete (hold down CTRL while clicking to make multiple selections) and press Delete.

 

For Internet Explorer 8:

 

1. Open your browser and go to Tools > Internet Options> Under the General tab>find the Browsing History section

2. From here, you can decide whether to some or all cookies:
To delete all cookies, click uncheck the Preserve Favorite Website Data box, check the box next to Cookies, and hit Delete.

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To selectively delete cookies, go to Settings > View Files. Select the cookies you wish to delete (hold down CTRL while clicking to make multiple selections) and press Delete.

 

For Internet Explorer 9:

 

1. Open your browser and click in the upper right-hand corner. Go to Safety > View Browsing History.

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2. Make sure Cookies is checked and check or uncheck any additional aspects of your browsing history. Then click Delete.

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For Firefox:

1. Open your browser and go to Firefox > Options, open the Privacy tab and click remove individual cookies.

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2. To delete all cookies, click Remove All Cookies.

3. To delete specific cookies, select the cookies you wish to delete. Hold down CTRL while clicking to make multiple selections and press Remove Cookies. You can even expand each site to delete specific cookies from each site.

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For Google Chrome:

 

1. Open your browser and click the wrench or three bar icon button in the upper right-hand corner. Click Tools > Clear Browsing Data… from the drop-down list.

2. Click Clear Browsing Data and select a time frame that you want to delete. Then, Make sure Delete Cookies and Other Site and Plug-In Data is checked. (Check or uncheck other options as desired.) Then Click Clear Browsing Data.

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Step 3> Remove Browser add-ons from your browsers

 

Causing Web.longfintuna.net pop-ups may be aroused by browser add-ons, so you need to get rid of them to ensure that this pop-up ads won’t appear anymore.

Anvi Slim ToolBar is a convenient browser management tool. This tool is designed to get rid of browser add-ons and malicious toolbar on your browser as well as repair browser damages including homepage and search engine redirects. With one click to recovery your default browser settings.

1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

 

2. Remove toolbars from browsers

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect toolbars in your browsers. When the result is displayed, select unwanted and dubious toolbar, and then click Remove button to remove them.

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Step 4> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

 

To avoid being infected by adware and annoyed by popups, you are recommended to install internet ads blocker—Anvi Ad Blocker to give you a real-time protection. It  protects Windows system from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all. Moreover, it also speed up your webpage loading meanwhile it blocks all risky or potentially risky things from the Internet. Install Anvi Ad Blocker to protect the browsers from various pop-up ads, malicious websites. Download and install free or pro version of Anvi Ad Blocker. Then open it and it will keep running to help you to protect your computer from various online risks and annoyance ranging from spam ads, pop up ads, flash ads to phishing, hacked websites and many other malicious websites.

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html  

Purchase link: http://www.anvisoft.com/product/adbupgrade.php

 

After installing the spam ads and malicious URLs blocker, please click on the ON button to keep it running, so it will give you a real-time protect to help you out of the annoying of popup ads and attack of various malicious URLs.

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When appearing malicious or unwanted URL, Anvi Ad Blocker will popup this window to Remind you. If you are agree to block it, please click OK; if not, please select Add to the White list to let the URL never be blocked again.

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Besides, you can add malicious URLs to Black Lists to block them run and add URLs that you think aren’t annoying to White Lists to allow them to run.

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Now, you have removed Web.longfintuna.net Pop-up virus completely and are relatively safe online with the protection of Anvi Ad Blocker .

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Recommended Tips

 

Computer works after a long time, your disk drives will carry a heavy load. What’s more, due to the infection of this browser hijacker or even other more malicious malware, there will be some of file system errors and junks and invalid fragments in your disk drives. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

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After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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