I wrote this article to help you remove Commcheck.info. This Commcheck.info removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Commcheck.info is an adware infection. Actually, it is a malicious page whose appearance indicates the presence of an adware infection. Either way, seeing this site is bad news. There is a cyber parasite somewhere in your system and you better do your best to find and delete it as soon as possible. There is no need to panic. Yes, you are infected but this time you were lucky. Adware pests are relatively easy to remove. The truth is you could have been attacked by a much more serious threat. However, this does NOT mean that the adware is harmless. Of course, it isn’t.
We are just saying that it is less harmful than other infections like Trojans or ransomware. No parasite is innocuous, remember that. Each one causes troubles and each one eventually gets out of control. Once this happens, there is nothing you can do to stop it. That’s why it is important that you act immediately. When you see the Commcheck.info, accept the fact your PC harbors a parasite and start looking for its hiding place. Do not hesitate to delete it. It is still an infection and it has no place on your machine.
What the adware does is to annoy you on daily basis. At first, things are not that bad. You get redirected occasionally to Commcheck.info and other shady pages and see a couple of unwanted ads. However, this is just the beginning. As time passes, the adware becomes more and more aggressive. Not long after the invasion, you cannot make a single online move without being interrupted by the pest.
You cannot touch your browser without Commcheck.info appearing and bothering you. There isn’t a single page which is not completely covered by ads in all shapes and forms. Even the sites which used to be ad-free are not heavy on banners and coupons. Your online activities slowly but surely turn into a pure nightmare and you have the adware to blame for that. All these disruptions have consequences as well.
Your machine, in general, starts to underperform. You experience frequent system crashes and reboots. Your programs freeze or fail to load. Your browsers struggle to display content. Your Internet connection becomes unstable. Everything becomes a mess because of the intruder. But as annoying as this may be, there is something even worse.
The adware exposes you to constant malware risk. Nothing it shows you is reliable. Not the ads, not the pages, nothing. If you click on the wrong one, you automatically install more malware on your already suffering computer. A single click is all it takes for you to worsen your predicament.
Is that what you want? To not be able to surf the web at peace and to use your machine? We doubt it. Yet, there is only one way for everything to get back to normal. Once you delete the adware, all your problems will disappear as well. Don’t hesitate. Use the removal guide below and get rid of this plague.
How did the adware enter your machine? Usually, pests like this one travel bundled to other programs. This is called the bundling method. Be extra careful when you install free apps on your PC as you never know what else may enter alongside with them. To be sure, always opt for the Advanced settings in the Setup Wizard. They may take a little bit more time but they also give you complete control over the process.
You are not only able to see all extra apps but you are also able to remove them before finishing the installation. Yes, it is that easy and yet most users prefer saving a couple of minutes than keeping their machine infection-free. Do not make the same mistake. It is much easier to prevent a parasite from entering than to deal with it once it is already in your system.
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 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.
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 Commcheck.info from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.