Ad.Xtendmedia.com is an adware, which causes unwanted pop-up ads on all Internet browsers that are installed on computer. Most of its alerts promote commercial things but you should also don't forget that this ad manager may be easily involved to the distribution of deceptive programs and can initiate privacy issues. Besides, it can show alerts that are filled with the different kinds of installers that lead to unwanted infiltration of freeware and shareware applications. So, we can't call ad.xtendmedia.com as a virus or malware because it has no malicious code and similar things that are important for viruses. However, if your Internet browsers interrupt you with annoying pop-up ads that originate from this ad network, you should check your computer with updated anti-spyware.
WHY DO I SEE Ad.Xtendmedia.com alerts?
Ad.Xtendmedia.com starts showing its annoying pop-up ads after you download freeware and shareware without checking its components list. By doing that, you can also install additional browser add-on, the one that belongs to xtendmedia pop-up ads in this case. This add-on affects all Internet browsers and starts causing pop-up ads that redirect to various websites once they are clicked. Besides, you may also start suffering from redirections on each of your browsers. If you see ad.xtendmedia.com ads when you visit legitimate websites, you can be sure that your computer is infected with adware.
How to remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com?
In order to get rid of Ad.Xtendmedia.com pop-up ads, you should scan your PC with updated anti-spyware at first. For that, we recommend using SpyHunter, STOPzilla and Malwarebytes Anti Malware. In addition, check Add/Remove programs list for unwanted entries and uninstall if you see them:
Click 'Start menu' -> 'Control Panel' -> 'Uninstall a Program' or 'Add/Remove Programs' and choose 'Uninstall' button if you see "xvidly3 Toolbar", "xvidly", "search Protect by conduit", "PricePeep", "Get Lyrics" and "Free Download Manager"or similar entries in the list.
Finally, fix your browsers:
Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’. Here, look for "xvidly3 Toolbar", "xvidly", "search Protect by conduit", "PricePeep", "Get Lyrics" and "Free Download Manager" and click 'uninstall'. Now open IE once again and click Tools -> Internet Option -> General tab. Enter Google or other address to make it the default start page.
Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’. Find "xvidly3 Toolbar", "xvidly", "search Protect by conduit", "PricePeep", "Get Lyrics" and "Free Download Manager" and click ‘Uninstall’. Now open Mozilla Firefox once more, go to Tools -> Options -> General -> Startup and select 'Show a blank page' when Firefox Starts or set a certain website, like Google or similar.
Open Google Chrome, click on wench icon, go to settings and choose 'Manage search engines'. Change search engine to google or other and delete "xvidly3 Toolbar", "xvidly", "search Protect by conduit", "PricePeep", "Get Lyrics" and "Free Download Manager" from the list. Then Go to section “On start” and make sure you get blank page while creating new tab.
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