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How to Remove Gip.driverdiv.net Pop-up Virus? (Adware Removal Guide)

 

Is there any pop-up window prompting you to update your outdated media player? If it already has, unfortunately, your PC has adware and/or PUP. To get rid of these intrusive and annoying popups, unknown adware and PUP, please follow the removal guide below.

 

About Gip.driverdiv.net

 

Gip.driverdiv.net site is a platform displaying pop-up ads mainly related to media player updates and other program downloads. So it is also be identified as adware and PUP which are not as malicious as real virus.

Gip.driverdiv.net pop-up window will appear on random your webpage, claiming your media player is outdated and needed to update. It offers you fake installers. While you are misled to download them you probably have virus infections sneaked into your PC. Look at the image of Gip.driverdiv.net pop-up ad below. You are prompted to download and install the latest version of supposedly outdated video player.

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Do not click such a pop-up window. Just close it and use anti-virus software to detect whether there are viruses in your PC.

Another truth about Gip.driverdiv.net ad platform is it generates traffic and monetizes it depending on your each clicking on its popups. If you download and install its fake installers, the malicious site will benefit more from it.

Pop-up viruses similar to Gip.drivediv.net are numerous.

Updateplayers.com, Go.ad2trck.com, Jst.pathopen.net, Gij.maptri.net, Exclusverewards.prize-savingsonline.info , Lp.jzip.com, Rvzr2-a.akamaihd.net, Ouc.pageimage.net, Pnl.hostjs.net, Playmediaplayer.com, Jss.donetri.net, Mkd.fastdist.net, Servedby.flashtalking.com, S.m2pub.com, dfk.jsdrive.net, Ggk.findsection.net, Pht.gzipserver.net, Oliverbrowser.com, Dfm.donemac.net, Den.openpre.net, Jsn.donecore.net, Jsw.jsfor.net, etc.

People who stuck with any of these nuisances can find the corresponding removal method from the article above.

 

Tips for Being Safe Online

 

To ensure be safe on in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs that share the common with distribution.

1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking. It is high recommended to install a protective tool like Anvi AD Blocker for blocking malicious websites and popups, for details, please read Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker, or you can choose to Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online to block malicious websites.

2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.

3. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.

4. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

5. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.
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How to Remove Gip.driverdiv.net Popups

 

–Removal guide

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Step 1 Detect and remove Gip.driverdiv.net files and hidden virus infections via Anvi Smart Defender

 

Free downloads probably installs additional browser hijacker, adware and PUP including these are associated with Gip.driverdiv.net popups onto your PC. And you don’t know whether there are virus infections got on your computer when you click Gip.driverdiv.net ads so you need the antivirus software Anvi Smart Defender to give you a full system scan and remove all of hidden virus infections and the malicious files related to Gip.driverdiv.net popups.

Please install Anvi Smart Defender(download:http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html,Purchase:http://www.dotfab.com/asdupgrade.php) firstly. And then run it for a quick or full scam of your system. Remove all of the malicious files after the scam finished.
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Step 2: Uninstall adware and PUP from computer and optimize your PC

 

The tool Anvi Uninstaller contained in Cloud System Booster( PC maintaining&optimizing software ) specializes in remove various programs installing in your PC. The “Recently Installed” tab can help those who can’t distinguish adware or PUP to easily get rid of them as it tracks back to the time around the adware and PUP related to Gip.driverdiv.net popups installing.

Before uninstalling, please close all your browsers.

1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.

Free version: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Pro version: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. After installing, open it and click Toolbox just below the interface, and then click Anvi Uninstaller to download it within several senconds; and then run it.

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3. Switch to the Recently Installed tab to remove all of adware and PUP arousing Gip.driverdiv.net popups and ads. ( Please Skip “Create System Restore Points” when removing)

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4. Please go back to Home, and click on Quick Care to scan junk files and invalid registry entries left in your computer; and then click Clean to optimize your PC.

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Please always use the tool like Cloud System Booster to clean up the leftovers in the computer to get a clean and optimized PC environment.

 

—Alternative removal choice

 

It is available that removing adware and PUP through your control panel except by Anvi Uninstaller.

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“> Locate all of adware and PUP, select it and click Remove.

 

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>Locate all of adware and PUP, select it and click Uninstall/Change.

 

For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Locate all of adware and PUP, select it and click Uninstall/Change.

After remove the all of PUPs from the control panel, please use system clean tool Cloud System Booster(Download:http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html to remove the residential junk files in your PC completely.


 

Step 3: Remove malicious browser extension from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome

 

Here we offer you 3 option to remove malicious browser extension from your browser.

Option 1 Remove malicious browser extension via Anvi Slim Toolbar(remove automatically with one click)
Option 2 Manually remove extensions from web browser add-ons/extensions tab
Option 3 Manually remove extensions by resetting your browser


 

Option 1 Remove malicious browser extensions via Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Because some of users feel it’s a little bit complicated to manually remove unknown browser add-on one by one. Here, we recommend you a convenient browser management tool–Anvi Slim ToolBar. This tool is designed to remove browser add-ons and 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 Extensions 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 malicious extensions and others you what to remove, and then click Remove button to remove them.

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Option 2 Manually remove extensions from web browser add-ons/extensions tab

 

Internet Explorer

Click on Tools(IE 8)/gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) at the upper-right corner of the Window, and the click on Manage add-ons. Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on malicious extension and then click on Disable.

 

Firefox

Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Add-ons and switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of malicious browser add-on.

 

Google Chrome

Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions. Locate malicious extensions and then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

 


 

Option 3 Manually remove extensions by resetting your browser

 

Please note that this method will make your personalized browser settings lost and recover to the default settings of browser itself. Please be careful when choose this method to get rid of.

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Reset Mozilla Firefox
Reset Google Chrome


 

For Internet Explorer users

 

1. Go to Internet Explorer> click the gear icon(for IE 9 and 10)/Tools (for IE 8) at the top (far right)>click Internet Options.

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2. In the following pop-up box: click Advanced tab>click Reset button>click OK.

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3. In below section: select Delete personal settings>click Reset

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4. After completing the reset, click Close and then click OK.

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For Firefox users

 

1. Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, move to Help and then click Troubleshooting information.

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2. Then, click on Reset Firefox to restore browser settings to their original defaults.

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For Google Chrome users

 

1. Click the Chrome menu 8 on the browser toolbar and select Settings.
2. Click Show advanced settings and find the “Reset browser settings” section. Click Reset browser settings.
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3. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Note: When the “Help make Google Chrome better by reporting the current settings” checkbox is selected you are anonymously sending Google your Chrome settings. Reporting these settings allows them to analyze trends and work to prevent future unwanted settings changes.

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If you want know what settings will be impacted after resetting your browser settings, please see Reset browser settings on Google’s website.


 

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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Keep your disk drivers clean

 

After a longtime of use, your disk drives must carry a heavy load. 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.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

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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