Computer-notify-services.com is a corrupted website that advertises adware and redirects users to untrusted pages. Despite being promoted as useful, this domain is very dangerous, because its main purpose is to promote spam. Actually, lots of adware applications take advantage of this program and enter your virtual machine bundled with it. For that reason, the website should not be kept on the system.
If you notice that Computer-notify-services.com is present on your computer, it means that it is already infected by a malicious application. In order to stop the domain and its pop-up windows from showing up every time you try to use your web browser, you should locate the malware which is responsible for it and remove it from the system. In other case, you are very likely to experience security-related issues.
Keep in mind that Computer-notify-services.com is capable of promoting adware, but it cannot and does not install it by itself. In fact, it’s you that can do it without even realizing it. Usually, Computer-notify-services.com hides behind other freeware, due to the fact that most computer users do not pay any attention while going through its installation process. Having in mind that freeware is often bundled with malware, you should be very careful when setting up new software on the system, as well as read all the terms and conditions provided by the installation wizard. In another case, it is very likely to end up with Computer-notify-services.com on your virtual machine.
There are some other ways that Computer-notify-services.com uses to infiltrate your PC. These include hiding behind spam email attachments, corrupted links and websites, or just posing as a bogus system or a program update. If you want to avoid unwillingly installing adware, remember that haste, naivety, and distraction will certainly not help you at all.
In case Computer-notify-services.com is already present on your PC, your web browser will get flooded with tones of useless commercial advertisements. Keep in mind that if you click on any of them, you’ll end up installing more unwanted malware on the system. Besides, as the pop-ups will show up every time you try to browse the web, they are capable of causing you different kind of problems. Among these are slowing down your Internet speed, experiencing frequent system crashes and interrupting your browsing activity. Thus, the best thing you could do is to remove Computer-notify-services.com from your PC right away.
In any case, the worst issue you’ll have to deal with if Computer-notify-services.com is present on your system is the adware is capable of stealing your personal data. As soon as Computer-notify-services.com enters your PC, it starts monitoring your browsing activities and catalogs every your move online. Once the adware has collected enough information about you, it shares it with the unknown third parties who support the program, and they could use it for malicious purposes. For that reason, you should not only erase Computer-notify-services.com from the system but also protect your PC against malware in the future.
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 to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still cannot remove Computer-notify-services.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.