I wrote this article to help you remove Getverifyunlock.com. This Getverifyunlock.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Seeing the Getverifyunlock.com site is a clear sign of trouble. The only reason you are stuck with this page is that you have an adware infection in your system. The adware has already slithered on board and the appearance of Getverifyunlock.com is its way of revealing its presence. Look at this page`s display as a big, neon warning sign, screaming “danger”. As soon as you spot it, accept that fact your PC harbors an adware and start looking for a way out. Adware threats don’t make for good companions. On the contrary. All they do is cause trouble and browsing interferences.
The problems may start as small and insignificant but they grow in both numbers and severity as time passes. If you don’t do anything to stop the adware from evolving, you will find yourself in a pretty unpleasant situation soon enough. Don’t let it go that far. Act against the infection from the beginning. These pests are relatively easy to tackle IF you act promptly. If you procrastinate, things get worse. So, don’t hesitate. Once you are aware of the adware`s presence, find where it is lurking on your machine and delete it as soon as possible. If you don’t, you will regret it.
This adware is ad-supported. Do you know what this means? It means that in order to prolong its existence it needs to generate ads. And it does. But don’t imagine an ad or two. We are talking about countless of commercials which appear on your screen all the time, popping and blocking content. Every site that you visit is completely covered with adverts. Even the sites which used to be ad-free and now heavy on banners, deals, pop-ups, in texts, offers, coupons, video ads, etc. But there is more. These ads are dangerous. Hackers use them to boost web traffic to particular pages and gain pay-per-click revenue. Every time you click on an ad, crooks get paid. They get even better paid for every shady page you get redirected to and there are a lot of those. So, you become a sponsor on cybercriminals by clicking on these sponsored commercials. What is worse is that, in the meantime, you jeopardize your safety.
If you happen to click on the wrong ad, you install more malware on your already infected computer. Yes, your PC is currently underperforming because of the adware. Its speed is slow. It crashes and freezes all the time. Your browsers struggle to display content correctly. Even your Internet connection becomes unstable. It is a nightmare. With the adware on board, your online activities are ruined. You are constantly interrupted and exposed to malware risk. You cannot surf the web at peace anymore. Do not put up with all of this. You have the power to remove the adware. Find where the pest is and delete it for good. To do so manually, use our detailed removal guide at the end of this article. Once it is gone, everything will get back to normal. Don’t waste time in debates.
How did the adware enter? Usually, adware pests hitch a ride with freeware bundles. Do you often download free programs off of the web? If yes, do you take the time to read the Terms and Conditions before finishing the installation? No? You really should! You never know what else may be attached to these apps. Don’t give your consent so lightly. Opt for the Custom settings in the Setup Wizard. They allow you to check the entire bundle program by program and deselect all extra apps that are about to be installed on your machine. Remove them. More often than not they are malicious so don’t open the door of your PC to them by being careless.
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 Getverifyunlock.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.