What is GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA?GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA is detected as Adware.
Adware is a computer definition of ADvertising software.
Adware shows unwanted, annoying ads for getting revenue from advertising agencies.
GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA also known as ADWARE.GIFTS-FOR-FREE.
GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA infects web browsers.
GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA risk is considered as Medium.
- Redirect from a good web page to GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA.
- Advertisement banner with name Ads by GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA.
- Notification messages from web site: GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA.
- New tabs with URL: GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA.
- Pop up ads.
How did you get infected by GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA virus?
- Youtube/Video Downloaders.
- Free games from unknown producer.
- Fake browser. You wanted to download Google Chrome, but installed Chromium.
- Software Crack or serial code.
- Youtube Adblocker is a Fake Adware blocker.
How to easily remove GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA virus?I have enough computer skill to remove virus manually using only my hands and internal Windows utilities.
But it takes a lot of time. It's not easy. Use the manual removal instruction it at your own risk.
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Why I don't offer an antivirus for malware removal?Antivirus is good in removing file viruses.
But the modern malware are fileless.
Virus simply adds its link to your browser and you will see a lot of pop-up ads, redirects, notifications, etc. Also, malware uses the legitimate programs to download and execute malicious code.
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Here’s how to remove GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA virus:
STEP 1: Install UnHackMe (1 minute).
- Download UnHackMe from the official web site.
- Double click on UnHackMe.zip.
Unzip all files from the zip to a new folder.
- Double click on the 'unhackme_setup.exe'.
- You will see a confirmation screen with verified publisher: Greatis Software.
- Then you have to accept the license agreement.
- After that choose a destination folder.
Complete UnHackMe installation.
STEP 2: Scan for GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA malware using UnHackMe (1 minute).
- First scan will start automatically.
STEP 3: Remove GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA malware (3 minutes).
- Carefully inspect found items.
Malicious items are marked by red shield.
Suspicious items are yellow.
UnHackMe automatically creates a System Restore point before fixing!
It is important to have System Restore active in case of recovering deleted files.
Next click the red button: Remove Checked!
- UnHackMe may ask your confirmation to close all browsers.
- If you want to quarantine files before deleting, check the box 'Use file safe deleting'.
- And after all you will see the results of your scanning and fixing process:
STEP 4: (optional) Clear your browser cache, delete temporary files, clean Recycle Bin.
- If you use Mozilla Firefox as I do, just go to menu Tools and run Options. Open Privacy tab and check option 'Clear history when Firefox closes'
- Then click Settings at this screen and check options 'Cookies' and 'Cache' as shown at picture.
- After that click OK and close your browser's pages. All information in cache will be removed.
- Switch to desktop, find a Recycle Bin icon. Right click on it and choose "Clear".
How to remove GIFTS-FOR-FREE.GA virus manually?
- Check recently installed apps and uninstall unknown apps.
- Disable Web Push Notifications in your browser.
- After that, check settings of search and homepage of your browser. Reset them if needed.
- Open Task Manager and close all unused programs.
Use the Details tab in the Task amanager.
Customize columns to display the "Command line".
Virus programs often use random filenames.
- Stop and disable unknown services. Be careful! Do it only if you are fully sure that you do!
- Delete virus scheduled tasks.
- Find and delete all keys with virus name in it's content.
- After that, check shortcuts of your browsers if they have additional addresses at the end of command line. Check if shortcuts runs real browsers, not fakes. Remember: Chromium is fake browser, real name have to be Chrome.
- Remove all unused extensions (or plug-ins) in your browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc., if they have our virus name in their names or directory. You may need to uninstall suspisious exgtensions or totally reset your browser.
- Next, you have to check your DNS settings. Follow your provider's instructions, delete all unknown DNS addresses.