Is your web browser constantly redirecting to the Adf.ly page? It is likely that your system is affected by an adware program. You need to follow this article if you are facing this problem while browsing. We will help you with procedures that you can follow to remove the adware.
Adf.ly is an advertising service that redirects the user’s browser to its own browse page and is generally used to make money. The number of clicks made by users makes money. This browser generally redirects you to an ad page that can be skipped after the ad is played for a certain period of time.
Thus it is actually an advertising ploy. Adf.ly is a legitimate advertising platform, although it can be exploited by adware and can be a threat to the users’ systems.
The adf.ly redirect might be caused by the malicious advertisements on the sites you have visited or it might be adware. When you download free software from the internet, these malicious programs are already bundled with them.
Some free downloads do not disclose the other installations and unfortunately, the adware enters your PC. Once they are installed in your system, they will redirect you to their page every now and then when you open a browser.
These are some of the issues that Adf.ly virus creates in your system.
If you keep the ads, it will eventually risk your system’s safety. It will start showing issues like crashing randomly, freezing and programs will take a longer time to load.
We have provided a few methods that might look huge but do not worry, they are precise and easily understandable. Follow these methods to remove the adf.ly virus from your system.
You can uninstall the malware from the Control Panel. To do so, you need to go to Start, type ‘control panel’ and hit Enter. Next, in the Control Panel window, choose Uninstall a Program. Go through the programs and select entries related to the Adf.ly virus, like excessive popups, my search, ads by adschoice, etc. and click uninstall.
These are the procedures using which you can remove the Adf.ly virus from your system. We hope this article has already helped you. Feel free to comment mentioning any other way with which we can remove the adware.
For your system’s better health, downloading free software is a strict no-no. Or if you are downloading it, be careful what it brings into your system.