Why do I keep getting “Do you want to open or save Containertag.js” message while browsing the Internet?
Questions about ContainerTag.js virus
Containertag.js virus usually sends annoying banners to the computer user when he/she visits a particular website online. There are a few domains that reportedly associated with these ads. Usually, victims get alerts that ask “What to do with containertag.js, from[domain name]?” for example, “Do you want to open or save containertag.js from vap1ams2.lijit.com?” and similar. The message provides three options – Open, Save, or Cancel, however, even if the victim clicks on Cancel option, the pop-up reappears again later on. It seems that this issue has been bothering a lot of computer users for a while now, so we decided to take a closer look at this problem and find a way to remove containertag.js pop-up ads for good. The first thing that we have discovered is that this problem can start bothering IE, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome users.
How did I get infected with ContainerTag.js malware?
How can I remove ContainerTag.js pop-ups from my browsers?
If you are ready to remove ContainerTag.js virus, you have to find out whether these pop-ups are caused by suspicious third-party programs or are they delivered by websites that you visit. We highly suggest running Reimage software to scan your system and find out whether some suspicious elements send these pop-ups to you. The anti-spyware program can easily take care of ContainerTag.js removal and save you some time, however, if you are sure that it cannot fix the problem, follow instructions provided below.
Here are some domains related to ContainerTag.js file:
Adjust Windows HOSTS file:
- Push Windows Key + R to open Run prompt. Type in: %SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\ and click OK.
- You will find hosts file there. Open it with a text editor, for example, Notepad.
- Here, you can add some websites that you want to block. Just add the following line next to the already blocked ones:
- 127.0.0.1[any other domain you wish to block]
- Save the file.