Web.longfintuna.net popup - How to remove?
Web.longfintuna.net popup is a malicious program that was designed in order to make money. The application displays various ads on the browsers of affected computer. It can be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Sometimes Web.longfintuna.net popup gets only into one of them, sometimes into all of them.
The popups appear while you are making search, for example, on Google or when you visit some e-commerce sites. Basically, Web.longfintuna.net popup tries to increase traffic of promoted websites therefore it seeks to make users click on its messages. They include a bunch of sponsored links leading to commercial websites and this way generate traffic there.
Web.longfintuna.net popup infiltrates into computers together with other software. That is why users are highly recommended to be more careful when installing anything to their systems. You should always follow installation steps and try to detect what other applications are bundled to the software you are installing. Typically, it is implemented as browser add-on, though it might be a standalone program as well.
Remove Web.longfintuna.net popup from your computer immediately after noticing it. It’s a malicious application that can negatively affect your browsing experience. Scan your system with anti-adware programs like spyhunter. Considering that this advertising tool might be distributed with more dangerous forms of parasites, you might want to scan with hitman and malwarebytes too. If you had redirecting issues, you might need to reset your home page and search engine to the one you used before:
On Internet Explorer:
- Click arrow on the right of search box;
- Do the following: on IE8-9 choose Manage Search providers, on ie7 click change search defaults;
- Remove Web.longfintuna.net from the list.
On Firefox :
- Enter “about:config” in url bar. This will open settings page;
- Type “Keyword.url” in the search box. Right click it & reset it;
- Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box. Right click it & reset it;
- Type “browser.search.selectedengine” in the search box. Right click it & reset it;
- Search for ‘browser.newtab.url’. Right-click and reset. This will make sure that the search page won’t launch on each new tab.
On Google Chrome:
- Click 3 horizontal lines icon on browser toolbar;
- Select Settings;
- Select Basics ->Manage Search engines;
- Remove unnecessary search engines from list;
- Go back to settings. On Startup choose open blank page ( you can remove undesired pages from the set pages link too).
Please note, it is very important to scan your computer with a reliable antimalware program after Web.longfintuna.net popup is removed as it might be your system got infected with viruses while having it.