Nav-links Virus - How To Remove?

Type: Adware

Nav-links virus  is a browser add-on based adware that is mainly added to Mozilla Firefox browsers. It’s a program that displays tons of ads while you are visiting some websites or making searches on the Internet. It works as an advertising platform and seeks to promote various products or pages. The main symptom is brightly underlined links on specific keywords in websites. If you hover one any of them, it will show a popup with some sort of advertisements and link to Nav-links platform.

Nav-links virus is in fact very similar to Chitika virus and Kontera virus, except that it is browser plugin and other types might be caused by broader specter of parasites.. Here is how advertisements by this add-on are presented:

This advertisement was served by Nav-Links. NL helps useful browser extensions and toolbars remain free in exchange for displaying relevant advertisements and messages from time to time.
If you no longer wish to receive Intext Nav-Links advertisements on your computer then click here to opt-out.

In fact Nav-links virus does not provide any additional or useful features, but only useless promotions which are consuming users’ time and also are very annoying. Basically, every time you browse the Internet, you will regularly see ads on your screen. Although Nav-links virus is not harming your computer directly, it is very irritating and it badly disturbs your work. Also, it steals advertising money from website owners.

Most of the times, the program comes bundled with other free software. This is one of the most popular ways to distribute such programs. Although computer users are usually able to see what additional applications are bundled to the software they are downloading, they often skip this step of installation which leads to all bundled programs being installed automatically. You should be very careful with all your downloads. This way you can avoid many unwanted programs getting access to your computer.

We highly recommend removing Nav-links virus from your system once you notice any of its pop ups. Go to Control Panel -> Add and Remove programs list and uninstall it from there. It might be named BrowserAdditions or similarly.  Scan with Spyhunter as it identifies such programs quite well.

Automatic Nav-links virus removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Nav-links virus, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


Nav-links virus screenshots


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August 8, 2013 03:44, August 9, 2013 06:21

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