I wrote this article to help you remove iiitrack.com. This iiitrack.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
If you are receiving shopping propositions from the iiitrack.com website, you have a problem. This domain is associated to an adware program. The rogue tool is not a reliable mediator of commercial deals. The ads it displays are risky. There is no telling where they lead to. Every time you decide to click on a random ad on the web, you are taking a security risk. This is a general rule. However, the degree of the security risk rises by a mile when an adware program is inserted into the picture. The involvement of the iiitrack.com website is a sign for the presence of such a tool. The domain has an integral part in the process. It loads and hosts the ads.
The adware behind iiitrack.com has a defined craft. Through imitation, it tries to deceive users into believing that the adverts come from a reliable source. The shady tool copies the graphic design of popular social media network Facebook. An inexperienced user may be led to believe that the listed deals are in fact brought by the platform. The presentation is indeed convincing. Still, it has a weak point which reveals the ads for the scheme that they are. Since the advertisements are loaded by the iiitrack.com website, the URL address shows that they are not hosted by this platform. Additionally, there is the matter of unauthorized redirecting. Reliable websites do not load random pages without permission. If you are getting redirected at random, you have an infection on board.
The ads presented by iiitrack.com can be enough to trick a user who has not dealt with online scams and security issues before. The furtive program brings exclusive deals for a wide array of consumer goods. It will show you offers for technological devices, clothes, accessories, furniture, decorations, sports gear, gardening equipment, games, toys, and others. The iiitrack.com adware makes the listed items available at unusually low prices. This will certainly attract your attention. For users who are familiar with online scams, this would be easy to see through. If you are just getting into computers, you could fall for it. We advise you to be cautious while you are still learning how to work with this kind of technology. The cyber realm is filled with hackers and fraud artists.
The appearance of the iiitrack.com ads is definite proof that you have contracted a particular adware program. The presence of the malicious software means that your computer is no longer safe. As we already mentioned, the ads are dangerous. Following them can lead you to contract more infections. You should steer clear of them. However, this security will not suffice. The iiitrack.com adware has another trick up its sleeve. It monitors users’ web sessions and collects information on them. It will gather personal and financial on you, including your browsing history, tracking cookies, keystrokes, geographic location, zip code, IP address, email account, telephone number, user names, passwords, and financial credentials. The owners of the adware will sell your details on the darknet markets.
The reason for your problems is a mistake you made a while ago. Covert tools like the iiitrack.com adware are distributed through underhanded techniques. The most common is bundling. Freeware, shareware, and pirated programs can merge the executable of another tool with their own setup file. The adware will be offered with the main program as an optional bonus. It will be listed in its terms and conditions and selected per default. If you keep the original settings, the secluded tool will get access to your computer. You should always take the time to review the end user license agreement (EULA) of the utilities you intend to make use of.
Sending spam emails is another common propagation vector because of its facility. The iiitrack.com adware will be transferred to your computer if you open the attachment to the letter. The sender will describe the file as an important piece of documentation, like a recommended letter, a bill, a fine, a receipt, an invoice, a subpoena, or something else. It is commonplace for spammers to misrepresent existing companies and organizations. This gives their emails legitimacy. To check whether a given message is genuine, look up the sender’s email address. Websites are also capable of transmitting an infection. The process is called a drive-by installation. The only solution here is to do your research before visiting the websites you are unfamiliar with.
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.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
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.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
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).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start 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.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove iiitrack.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.