I wrote this article to help you remove Mobnotification.com. This Mobnotification.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Are you familiar with the adware infection family? If “no”, you have been lucky, at least until now. If “yes”, well, you already know what these parasites do and why it is a must to remove them ASAP. Fortunately, adware programs are not that hard to deal with but you have to act fast. Giving them more time on your machine is the worst possible decision as they will use every second to wreck your PC.
This is exactly what Mobnotification.com does as well. This page`s appearance is a clear sign that your computer is no longer infection-free. There is an adware hiding somewhere and this page is your clue. The moment you spot it start looking for the pest. Do not procrastinate. Trust us on this, you wouldn’t want to deal with this adware if it goes out of control. And it will, if given the time. So, act now. Otherwise, you should prepare for a myriad of issues.
Once the adware has slithered in, it immediately goes to work. For starters, the malicious Mobnotification.com page becomes your constant online companion. You see it all the time. You open your browser, it is there. You open a new tab, it is there. You try loading another page, yes it is still there. It intercepts your browsing on daily basis. You get redirected back to it and other shady pages no matter what you are doing. The page may even replace your homepage and your search engine. Keep in mind that if this is to happen, your permission won`t be needed.
The adware can make changes in your default setting without any authorization of yours. Aside from the redirects, the pest has more in store for you. It bombards you with an avalanche of ads every single day. Banners, pop-ups, pop-unders, video ads, deals, offers, etc. You name it, you have it. These are covering your screen all the time, blinking and prompting you to click them open. Do not do that, no matter what. Even if some of the ads look useful or interesting, ignore them. You should know that if they look appealing to you, it is only because they are tailored this way. They are still dangerous, though. If you click on an ad you risk getting more malware on your already suffering machine.
Sometimes, only a single slick is enough even if you didn’t click on purpose of if the click was an attempt to close an ad. Do you want to infect your PC even more? We doubt it. Do you see how this pest completely ruins your online experience? You are interrupted 24/7 and you are always a click away from more threat. But those are the issues you are able to notice and experience. There is more. Aside from getting on your nerves in an obvious way, the adware also spies on you in the background. It has been doing so from the second it entered and has been collecting sensitive data of yours.
Do you see where we are going with this? Everything the parasite has access to, the crooks have access to as well. And don’t think that your financial and personally identifiable data is safe, as it is not. If it ends up in the wrong hands, you could fall victim to a financial scam or even identity theft. Do the right thing. Delete the pest while it is not too late. As you can see, it brings you nothing but problems. Use our removal guide below and get rid of it once and for all.
And finally, here`s a few pieces of advice for future protection against adware programs and other infection. Adware parasites use the usual infiltration methods and, most importantly, rely on your carelessness. Why? Because they need your permission to enter but, since they know they cannot get it easily, they use tricks to fool you. Tricks like freeware, spam email messages, fake program updates, third-party ads, compromised pages, unverified download sources, illegitimate pages, etc.
Any of this methods will do if you don’t pay enough attention and you are negligent. Stay away from such shady sites and links. Don’t skip the Terms and Conditions when you are installing a program/bundle. Delete emails from unknown senders without opening them. Forget about blindly pressing “next/I agree” and hoping for the best. This is what we mean when we say distraction and carelessness. You are only making yourself an easier target. Be more vigilant and protect your privacy and your machine.
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 Mobnotification.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.