If you started seeing Rvzr2-a.akamaihd.net popups on your computer, be aware that your system was infected by an adware or other potentially unwanted program. These messages usually contain advertisements and they have links to commercial websites so if you click on them, you will be redirected to the page. Adware causing these popups might affect any Internet browser.
Rvzr2-a.akamaihd.net itself is not dangerous. It is content distribution network that helps to reduce load for various websites. However, it is misused by adware makers for several reasons. First, it is not feasible to block domain itself, as it is used for many legitimate reasons (even such sites as Facebook might use akamaihd.net services). Secondly, it reduces costs of renting multiple servers for the malware makers. It is not the first use of akamaihd domain for such purpose.
To avoid such popups, you should take precaution means in order not to install any adware or similar potentially unwanted programs to your system. It is quite easy to do this since many of them come bundled to free software. You have to follow the installation steps of freeware that you are getting from the Internet more carefully and never agree to add any additional programs that you are not aware of. Usually the check boxes are marked by default and if you don’t deselect them, all bundles are installed automatically.
Rvzr2-a.akamaihd.net popups have only one purpose: they were designed to make money by advertising commercial websites. In order to achieve their aim, ads seek to attract as many users as possible and tempts them to click on them. Every new visitor increases the traffic of these pages as well as their position is search results. Also have in mind that Rvzr2-a.akamaihd.net popups can reroute you to malicious websites which can infect your computer with malware.
Remember that these are not just annoying messages. You may have to face serious consequences if you do not remove Rvzr2-a.akamaihd.net popups from your computer. If you noticed them showing up on your browser, try looking in browser extensions or control panel programs for unknown programs and add ons. If you are unsure which ones to delete, use a reputable antispyware program, for example, Spyhunter, hitman or other legitimate tool that you trust and run a full system scan with one of them. These programs will eliminate them easily. Don’t forget to upgrade your antispyware to its newest version to ensure detection and removal of the most recent unwanted programs.
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