Ad.Xtendmedia.com. How to remove?
(Uninstall guide)

Ad.Xtendmedia.com is also known as Ad.Xtendmedia.com ads | Type: Adware
Severity scale:  
  (10/100)

What is Ad.Xtendmedia.com?

Ad.Xtendmedia.com is a marketing platform, which is closely related to adwares and other potentially unwanted programs. After being misused by cyber criminals, this platform may start causing unwanted and misleading pop-up ads on each of your web browsers. Typically, it infiltrates computers as an optional component of the freeware and then starts showing pop-up notifications about missing updates and similar issues. Please, do NOT click these ads and do NOT install these "recommended" programs on your computer. We say so because the most of its alerts are used to spread other adwares and potentially unwanted programs. No matter how trustworthy these ads by Ad.Xtendmedia.com look, they seek just to trick people into downloading predetermined apps. Besides, you may start suffering from these ads right after starting your browsing sessions, so finding needed information may become a seriously complicated task.

If you want to get rid of Ad.Xtendmedia.com ads and protect yourself from the infiltration of suspicious and really annoying programs, you should remove all adware-type programs from your computer. The easiest way to find all suspicious applications and remove them with all components is by running a full system scan with updated anti-spyware. You should think about that because it has also been revealed that such programs are capable of tracking PC users and collecting their search terms, mostly visited websites and data that is usually added by people when visiting their favorite sites. In addition, this program may also get ability to know what is your computer's IP address, its location and other details. So, no matter that ad.xtendmedia.com is not a virus or malware (it has no malicious code and similar things that are important for viruses), you should stay away from its ads. If you think that your Internet browsers have been affected by this program, you should scan your computer with SpyHunter or other reputable anti-spyware.

Ad.Xtendmedia.com

How can Ad.Xtendmedia.com hijack my computer?

Ad.Xtendmedia.com may start showing you its annoying pop-up ads right after you download such software as freeware and shareware without checking what components it has. If you have never been checking what is said in program's privacy policy and end user's license agreement, you may have already installed suspicious browser add-ons, extensions, plugins, toolbars and other PUPs. If any of them is related to xtendmedia platform, there is no surprise why misleading ads are following you during your browsing. In order to avoid this and similar browser add-ons, you need to start selecting Custom or Advanced installation method. After doing so, make sure you uncheck all suspicious check marks that claim that you are not against installation of additional or optional components. Otherwise, this add-on may affect all Internet browsers and start causing pop-up ads that may redirect you 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?

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Manual Ad.Xtendmedia.com Removal Guide

Quick menu:

Step 1: Uninstall Ad.Xtendmedia.com and related programs

Windows Mac OS X Step 2

Remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).

Remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com from Windows 10 / Windows 8 systems

  • If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Uninstall Ad.Xtendmedia.com and related programs
  • Here, look for Ad.Xtendmedia.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
Windows Mac OS X Step 2

Remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com from Mac OS X system

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Ad.Xtendmedia.com or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'

Step 2: Uninstall Ad.Xtendmedia.com from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Ad.Xtendmedia.com and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable' Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Ad.Xtendmedia.com removal.
Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  • Here, select Ad.Xtendmedia.com and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Ad.Xtendmedia.com removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com from Google Chrome

Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  • Here, select Ad.Xtendmedia.com and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Ad.Xtendmedia.com removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove Ad.Xtendmedia.com from Safari

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  • Here, select Extentions and look for Ad.Xtendmedia.com or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Ad.Xtendmedia.com removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

Step 3: Complete Ad.Xtendmedia.com removal

After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of Ad.Xtendmedia.com registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.

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Information added: 08/06/15 03:39; information updated: 08/06/15 03:39

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