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I wrote this article to help you remove Click-now-on-this.online. This Click-now-on-this.online removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Do you see the click-now-on-this?online website whenever you decide to go online? Do you get redirected to this page out of the blue? If the answer to both questions is yes, then you have a problem. There is a browser hijacker infection, lurking somewhere on your machine. Yes, the hijacker is already in your system and the constant appearance of the above-mentioned site is a clear sign of its presence. Do not panic, though. Yes, it is true that you are stuck with a cyber parasite but it is also true that your situation could have been much worse if you had been infected with a ransomware or a Trojan horse.

In comparison with these two types of pests, the hijacker is easier to remove. However, you must act promptly. The longer the intruder stays on board, the more problems and issues it will cause. So, do not waste any time. As soon as you spot the Click-now-on-this.online page, take measures. Find where the hijacker is hiding and remove it upon discovery. If you don’t, it will make a complete mess of your online experience. Do not sit idly by waiting for this to happen. Act and clean your machine now!

The hijacker, once in your system, doesn’t waste any time. It immediately infects all of your browsers, causing them to redirect you on every turn. It also replaces your previous homepage and search engine without your knowledge. You are not even informed of the reshuffle being implemented. From now on, every time you want to type in a search, you are forced to go through Click-now-on-this.online. This site is everywhere. It turns into your online shadow. When you open your browsers, it is there. When you open a new tab, it is there. You get redirected to it while visiting other pages as well. Nothing you do makes the page stop showing. And it is not alone.

Alongside Click-now-on-this.online come numerous shady-looking ads which cover your whole screen, popping and blocking pages` content. You see banners, coupons, deals, offers, in texts, pop-ups, pop-unders, pop-up window, video ads, and pretty much any other type of ad you can think of. They are everywhere and they become more in numbers and more and more intruder with every single day. Be extra careful not to click on any of these adverts. They are sponsored. Crooks use them to boost web traffic to particular pages and thus gain pay-per-click revenue. Every time you click, they get paid.

You are helping hackers get rich at your expense while exposing yourself to malware risk at the same time. These commercials are dangerous. They may lead you to sites full of infections or they may conceal infections themselves. Either way, one click is more than enough for you to invite more pests in. Don’t click on anything. Instead, delete the hijacker and have your browsing experience back to normal. To do so manually, please follow our detailed removal guide at the end of this article.

How did you get infected with the Click-now-on-this.online hijacker? You have probably visited a compromised page where the Click-now-on-this.online pop-up window appeared in the top left corner of your screen with a text saying: “Click-now-on-this.online wants to show notifications” together with Block and Allow buttons. If you clicked Allow, there it is. You unintentionally gave permission to the hijacker to enter.

Be more careful about what you agree to and what you gave permission to. Do not give your approval so lightly as, as you can see, it leads to you infecting your machine yourself. Be more vigilant. Stay away from shady sites. Don’t click on suspicious ads. Just be more vigilant in general. It is the only way of keeping your PC infection-free.

Click-now-on-this.online Removal

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Here are the steps you must perform to remove the hijacker from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Click-now-on-this.online from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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