Pcfixertools.info adware removal guide

Ads everywhere?

Pcfixertools.info is a virus that belongs to the adware category of cyber threats. When infected expect to see much more ads, then usual and occasional forced redirects to the pcfixertools.info website. This site promotes a software called Advanced PC Fixer for OS Windows XP and newer versions.

Viruses like Pcfixertools.info are designed to spam the infected machine with different pop-ups, banners, unexpected in-text ads, and other types of advertisement. Adware programs like Pcfixertools.info also tend to use overlaying ads on every site you visit to promote sponsored content. Usually, it is a very aggressive and annoying form of advertisement up to the point where it blocks the content you need and gives from zero to none options to close a sponsored ad. When the adware like Pcfixertools.info is installed on your PC, you will constantly be seeing more and more ads as the information about will be sent to third-parties along with tracking cookies installed in your browser.

When the virus is in, it might change browser settings and install additional unwanted programs. No need to mention that additional content and unwanted extensions (toolbars, helpers, etc.) might severely slow down your browser. This is why you should remove Pcfixertools.info immediately. Otherwise, you might end up redirected to infected websites where it takes a click or two to get scammed.

We also want to remind you that we have nothing against targeted ads, but it must be useful and legit. Pcfixertools.info adware uses forceful approach and does shady deals with questionable websites. Plus, their sponsored overlaying ads and videos cannot be simply closed and lead to a chain of redirects. To liquidate the consequences of the malware attack, you might want to use a trusted anti-malware solution like Plumbytes or SpyHunter. For additional details, please read how to delete Pcfixertools.info guide below.

How did I get Pcfixertools.info on my PC?

Adware programs responsible for generating an excessive amount of ads are delivered to unsuspecting users in a bundle with other software. Careless software installation is the number one reason for getting infected with adware like Pcfixertools.info. Always read and think before accepting the procedure. Choosing default installation or quick settings is a guaranteed method to let viruses and PUP in. When installing freeware and shareware always uncheck all unnecessary boxes.

Remove Pcfixertools.info easily

If you are already infected with the Pcfixertools.info adware, we recommend deleting it automatically to avoid possible mistakes and deleting wrong files. Install an anti-malware program of your choice or one of those we mentioned on this page and start a scan. The program will find and remove all threats and will fix your settings including registry entries. If you have enough computer skills and knowledge, then you can go with the manual uninstall described in our guide below.

Pcfixertools.info Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Pcfixertools.info

Symptoms of Pcfixertools.info infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Pcfixertools.info threat removal and it is easy to use.

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For quick and easy removal of Pcfixertools.info threat, we recommend to download SpyHunter 4 removal tool. SpyHunter 4 by Enigma Software is an anti-malware utility certified by West Coast Labs Checkmark Certification System. Enigma Software has been awarded by various media sources such as CNN.com, USA Today, PC World and Forbes.com. Our tests have proved that SpyHunter 4 has one of the supreme detection and removal ranks for Pcfixertools.info.

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Manual Removal Instruction for Pcfixertools.info

Step 1
UNINSTALL PCFIXERTOOLS.INFO AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Pcfixertools.info remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Pcfixertools.info remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Pcfixertools.info and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Pcfixertools.info or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Pcfixertools.info remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE PCFIXERTOOLS.INFO FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Pcfixertools.info from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Pcfixertools.info and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Pcfixertools.info from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Pcfixertools.info from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Pcfixertools.info completely.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Pcfixertools.info and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Pcfixertools.info completely.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Pcfixertools.info and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Pcfixertools.info completely.
  • Remove Pcfixertools.info from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL PCFIXERTOOLS.INFO REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the PCFIXERTOOLS.INFO and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 03/20/2017 09:51 PM;