A dangerous threat has managed to sneak on your device. The appearance of the Wcontentdelivery.info website every time you open your browser is the proof. You’ll also notice that your screen will be swarmed with various intrusive advertisements that claim to be ‘Powered by Wcontentdelievry.info’, ‘Brought to you by Wcontentdelivery.info’ or ‘Ads by Wcontentdelivery.info’. Whatever you do, do not click on this promoted content or engage with it in any way. There is a possibility that you may get rerouted to a suspicious or even dangerous third-party website that seeks to harm your computer. For each click you make on the ads, the parasite gets paid.
To make sure its mission is a success, the adware will monitor your online activity and use this data to provide specifically targeted content that you’ll be more likely to click on. Ignoring the adverts will not make the issue go away. The parasite will just change its tactics and get more aggressive. If you do not remove the cause of the Wcontentdelivery.info notifications, your browser will also pay the price by getting damaged.
Adware is not a parasite that can infiltrate your PC alone. It needs assistance. Your assistance, to be exact. If you’re facing this adware problem, it means that somehow you’ve given a dangerous parasite permission to enter your computer. This often happens via spam email messages with attachments, software bundling, dubious ads or torrent files. Adware can also spread through fake update requests.
To make sure this doesn’t happen, you must always get your software updates from official and licensed sources only. Do not blindly trust a random update pop-up. Often, such notifications aim to trick the user into following a shady link. What actually happens is that a dangerous parasite has been unknowingly admitted to the victim’s device. We also recommend our readers to install under the custom/advanced setup mode and steer clear of any spam email messages.
Do not make the mistake of undermining this problem. Adware is anything but harmless. If you do not act against it in a timely manner, you risk exposing not only your personality but your financial data as well. Because the advertisement attacks on your browsers will get heavier with each day the parasite is allowed to stay on your PC, you’ll come across other serious issues. Your internet speed will decrease drastically, lagging will become the norm, and your browser will start to frequently crash and freeze.
At some point, your application may stop working entirely, because it won’t be able to display a large number of ads that the parasite demands to be displayed. Your only hope for returning to a normal, secure and ad-free browsing, is to remove the adware parasite behind the nasty Wcontentdelivery.info notifications. If you are unsure how to do that, we can help you. All you have to do is simply follow our instructions below.
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 to the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still cannot remove Wcontentdelivery.info from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.