I wrote this article to help you remove I30city.com. This I30city.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
If you see the I30city.com all the time, you are infected. Your machine harbors an adware parasite and it is time for you to take measures. Adware pests are not as dangerous and destructive as other infections but they do not make for pleasant tenants. So, take the page`s appearance as a warning sign and act on it. Even though the adware is relatively easy to tackle, if granted enough time, it could cause you some irreversible damage.
Don’t wait for that scenario to unfold. Cut the pest`s stay as short as possible. As soon as you spot the I30city.com page, accept that fact you are in trouble and start looking for a way out. Find where the nasty infection is hiding and remove it upon discovery. If you don’t, your situation will worsen as time passes. The longer the threat stays, the more problems it causes. Problems, which escalate in both numbers and severity. Do yourself a favor and remove the intruder ASAP. The sooner you clean your PC, the better. At the end of this article, you will find a detailed removal guide which you can follow in order to manually remove the infection. All you have to do is follow the steps in the exact order given and soon enough your machine will be virus-free again.
Once the adware enters, it goes after your browsers. It adds a pesky plugin to all of your browsers. By appending this plugin, the pest injects your browsers with ads. Why? Because this is its purpose. It has to generate pay-per-click revenue for it owners so it bombards you with commercials. All of a sudden, you see ads on every page that you visit. Coupons, deals, offers, banners, in texts, pop-ups, pop-unders, video ads, comparisons, great deals, best offers, etc. If you click on those ads, you help crooks make money. They use you as their sponsor. Does this sound like a good idea? No! Not only are you sponsoring their business, but you are also exposing yourself to danger.
Most of the ads are corrupted. They either lead to shady pages full of malware or they conceal malware themselves. Either way, a single click is all it takes for you to download more infections on your already infected machine. There might be some safe ads as well, but there is no way of telling which is which unless you click. We suggest you don’t take that risk. Your browsing experience is already ruined and your machine is underperforming due to this single adware. Imagine what will happen if you install more parasites. Things will get ugly. Remove the adware and everything will get back to normal. The infection also jeopardizes your privacy by spying on you and collecting sensitive data. Don’t let it. Protect your private details.
How did you get infected with this? Usually, adware pieces rely on freeware bundles to arrive at their destination. Next time you download and install a free program off the web, be more careful. Do not rush the process and don’t blindly say yes to everything. Read the Terms and Conditions first. If you spot anything out of the ordinary, abort the installation. Also, opt for the Custom settings in the Setup Wizard. Under them, you will be able to see every additionally attached app in the bundle as well as deselect it. Crooks don’t expect you to do so and that’s why they attach their malicious programs. Well, prove them wrong. Don’t be lazy and do your due diligence. Carelessness is a one-way street to infections. Vigilance keeps you safe.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, 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.
Please, follow the steps precisely to remove I30city.com 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 I30city.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.