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Remove Toninjaska.com (Removal Instructions) - Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge

removal by Jake Doevan - - | Type: Adware

Toninjaska.com is a suspicious domain that focuses on redirects to unknown websites on Google Chrome and other browsers

Toninjaska.com

Toninjaska.com is one of many domains that is used by adware[1] to display commercial content like pop-ups, banners, deals, offers, in-text links, blinking windows, etc. The potentially unwanted program, however, is very sneaky when it comes to its installation, so users rarely notice the point of entry.

Users usually install adware when they unaware of the program's functionality, or when they are establishing freeware or shareware on their computer. Nevertheless, soon after the infiltration, Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, or another browser starts redirecting users to Toninjaska.com and similar unsafe websites.

While adware is not considered to be as harmful as malware, it is still a computer infection that might lead to personal data exposure to third-parties, installation of other PUPs or even viruses and even money loss. Besides, intrusive ads might prevent users from acquiring relevant information. Thus, if you noticed suspicious activity on your Windows or Mac computer, you should remove Toninjaska.com virus before the mentioned losses can occur.

Summary
Name Toninjaska.com
Type Adware, potentially unwanted program
Distribution Software bundling, third-party sites, ads
Risk factors Installation of other unwanted software or even malware, sensitive data disclosure to unknown parties, etc.
Symptoms Frequent redirects to Toninjaska.com and other suspicious sites, intrusive ads, altered web browser settings, etc.
Termination You can delete the unwanted application by following our instructions below or use anti-malware software
Recovery To remove damage cause by the PUP, scan your device with ReimageIntego

While some redirects might be a simple nuisance, displaying advertisements for various products or services, sometimes users might be redirected from Toninjaska.com to scam or phishing sites. In the social engineering attack, crooks often claim that users' computers are infected with viruses and need fixing. For example:

These sites often prompt the installation of other unwanted and even potentially dangerous software which also operates scam schemes in order to make people spend money on useless products. Therefore, if Toninjaska.com led you to one of these or other phishing sites, make sure you close down the browser immediately.

Besides, Toninjaska.com redirects might lead to websites with poor security, where ads are not moderated properly. In such a case, cybercriminals might buy out the ad space and insert exploit kits[2] that would install malware payload automatically, without users' interaction.

For that reason, if you clicked on suspicious links or got redirected frequently, it would be wise to scan your computer with anti-malware software for full Toninjaska.com removal. After that, experts[3] also advise resetting all the installed browsers and using ReimageIntego to recover from the infection quickly.

Toninjaska.com PUPToninjaska.com is a potentially unwanted application that travels within software bundles, although users can also install adware intentionally

Be very careful when installing free applications you download from the internet

In most cases, various computer infections plague the machines of the most careless users, although some threats might be exceptionally sneaky (such as backdoors or trojans). And while more serious viruses are mostly avoided by regularly updating software, using anti-malware tools, avoiding pirated software, not duplicating passwords for various accounts, using ad-blockers and so on, the lesser threats like adware or PUPs are usually installed intentionally, or without the realization.

The most common distribution of PUPs is software bundling – this tactic is widely used all over the world by various freeware/shareware developers, as well as sites that host it. Therefore, each time you install a new application, pay great attention to the installation process, as many important details are often skipped. For example, never press the “Next” button without looking, watch out for misleading button placements and, most importantly, opt for Advanced/Custom settings when prompted. This will allow you to see the full list of apps that are being installed and remove all of them before they manage to enter.

Stop Toninjaska.com pop-up ads and redirects by deleting adware from your computer

There are two ways to remove Toninjaska.com virus from your computer – manual or automatic. While both methods can be equally effective, it highly depends on your system configuration, the installed program list, and whether you have any secondary payloads installed on you machine.

First of all, you might want to try following our instructions below for manual Toninjaska.com removal and checking the install application list for anything suspicious. Nevertheless, sometimes it might be too difficult to determine whether the app is useful and is, in fact, needed. Therefore, if you are unsure, we highly advise you to use anti-malware software that would be able to detect and delete all the unwanted programs, as well as malware (if present), automatically.

You may remove virus damage with a help of ReimageIntego. SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner and Malwarebytes are recommended to detect potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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To remove Toninjaska.com, follow these steps:

Uninstall Toninjaska.com from Windows systems

To remove Toninjaska.com redirects and other unwanted activity from Windows OS, perform these steps:

To remove Toninjaska.com from Windows 10/8  machines, please follow these steps:

  1. Enter Control Panel into Windows search box and hit Enter or click on the search result.
  2. Under Programs, select Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 1
  3. From the list, find entries related to Toninjaska.com (or any other recently installed suspicious program).
  4. Right-click on the application and select Uninstall.
  5. If User Account Control shows up, click Yes.
  6. Wait till uninstallation process is complete and click OK.Uninstall from Windows 2

If you are Windows 7/XP user, proceed with the following instructions:

  1. Click on Windows Start > Control Panel located on the right pane (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  2. In Control Panel, select Programs > Uninstall a program.Uninstall from Windows 7/XP
  3. Pick the unwanted application by clicking on it once.
  4. At the top, click Uninstall/Change.
  5. In the confirmation prompt, pick Yes.
  6. Click OK once the removal process is finished.

Remove Toninjaska.com from Mac OS X system

Macs are not immune to computer infections, especially when it comes to adware. Thus, make sure you delete the unwanted program as explained below:

If your macOS is displaying some infection symptoms, proceed with the following guide:

Remove Toninjaska.com from Applications folder:

  1. From the menu bar, select Go > Applications.
  2. In the Applications folder, look for Toninjaska.com-related entries.
  3. Click on the app and drag it to Trash (or right-click and pick Move to Trash)Uninstall from Mac 1

To fully remove Toninjaska.com, you need to access Application Support, LaunchAgents, and LaunchDaemons folders and delete relevant files:

  1. Select Go > Go to Folder.
  2. Enter /Library/Application Support and click Go or press Enter.
  3. In the Application Support folder, look for any dubious entries related to Toninjaska.com and then delete them.
  4. Now enter /Library/LaunchAgents and /Library/LaunchDaemons folders the same way and terminate all the Toninjaska.com-related entries.Uninstall from Mac 2

Eliminate Toninjaska.com from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top-right corner of the browser
  2. Pick Manage Add-ons.
  3. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Toninjaska.com and other suspicious plugins. Click on these entries and select Disable.Remove add-ons from Internet Explorer

Change your homepage if it was altered:

  1. Open IE and click on the Gear icon.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the Home page address and replace it by your preferred one (for example, Google.com).
  4. Click Apply and then select OK.Reset IE homepage

Delete temporary files:

  1. Press on the Gear icon and select Internet Options.
  2. Under Browsing history, click Delete…
  3. Select relevant fields and press Delete.Clear temporary files from Internet Explorer

Reset Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on Gear icon > Internet options and select Advanced tab.
  2. Select Reset.
  3. In the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Toninjaska.com removal.Reset Internet Explorer

Delete Toninjaska.com from Microsoft Edge

Delete unwanted extensions from MS Edge:

  1. Select Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and pick Extensions.
  2. From the list, pick the Toninjaska.com-related extension and click on the Gear icon.
  3. Click on Uninstall at the bottom.Remove extensions from Edge

Clear cookies and other browser data:

  1. Click on the Menu (three horizontal dots at the top-right of the browser window) and select Privacy & security.
  2. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  3. Select everything (apart from passwords, although you might want to include Media licenses as well, if applicable) and click on Clear.Clear Edge browsing data

Reset MS Edge if that above steps did not work:

  1. Press on Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open Task Manager.
  2. Click on More details arrow at the bottom of the window.
  3. Select Details tab.
  4. Now scroll down and locate every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right-click on each of them and select End Task to stop MS Edge from running.Reset MS Edge

If this solution failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method. Note that you need to backup your data before proceeding.

  1. Find the following folder on your computer: C:\\Users\\%username%\\AppData\\Local\\Packages\\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Press Ctrl + A on your keyboard to select all folders.
  3. Right-click on them and pick DeleteAdvanced MS Edge reset 1
  4. Now right-click on the Start button and pick Windows PowerShell (Admin).
  5. When the new window opens, copy and paste the following command, and then press Enter:

    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\\AppXManifest.xml” -VerboseAdvanced MS Edge reset 2

Instructions for Chromium-based Edge

Delete extensions from MS Edge (Chromium):

  1. Open Edge and click select Settings > Extensions.
  2. Delete unwanted extensions by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chromium Edge

Clear cache and site data:

  1. Click on Menu and go to Settings.
  2. Select Privacy and services.
  3. Under Clear browsing data, pick Choose what to clear.
  4. Under Time range, pick All time.
  5. Select Clear now.Clear browser data from Chroum Edge

Reset Chromium-based MS Edge:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. On the left side, pick Reset settings.
  3. Select Restore settings to their default values.
  4. Confirm with Reset.Reset Chromium Edge

Get rid of Toninjaska.com from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Reset Mozilla Firefox if it is displaying suspicious behavior:

Remove dangerous extensions:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click on the Menu (three horizontal lines at the top-right of the window).
  2. Select Add-ons.
  3. In here, select plugins that are related to Toninjaska.com and click Remove.Remove extensions from Firefox

Clear cookies and site data:

  1. Click Menu and pick Options.
  2. Go to Privacy & Security section.
  3. Scroll down to locate Cookies and Site Data.
  4. Click on Clear Data…
  5. Select Cookies and Site Data, as well as Cached Web Content and press Clear.Clear cookies and site data from Firefox

In case Toninjaska.com did not get removed after following the instructions above, reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser and click the Menu.
  2. Go to Help and then choose Troubleshooting Information.Reset Firefox 1
  3. Under Give Firefox a tune up section, click on Refresh Firefox…
  4. Once the pop-up shows up, confirm the action by pressing on Refresh Firefox – this should complete Toninjaska.com removal.Reset Firefox 2

Erase Toninjaska.com from Google Chrome

Delete malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome, click on the Menu (three vertical dots at the top-right corner) and select More tools > Extensions.
  2. In the newly opened window, you will see all the installed extensions. Uninstall all the suspicious plugins that might be related to Toninjaska.com by clicking Remove.Remove extensions from Chrome

Clear cache and web data from Chrome:

  1. Click on Menu and pick Settings.
  2. Under Privacy and security, select Clear browsing data.
  3. Select Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, as well as Cached images and files.
  4. Click Clear data.Clear cache and web data from Chrome

If the above-methods did not help you, reset Google Chrome to eliminate all the Toninjaska.com-components:

  1. Click on Menu and select Settings.
  2. In the Settings, scroll down and click Advanced.
  3. Scroll down and locate Reset and clean up section.
  4. Now click Restore settings to their original defaults.
  5. Confirm with Reset settings to complete Toninjaska.com removal.Reset Chrome 2

Uninstall Toninjaska.com from Safari

Remove unwanted extensions from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. In the new window, pick Extensions.
  3. Select the unwanted extension related to Toninjaska.com and select Uninstall.Remove extensions from Safari

Clear cookies and other website data from Safari:

  1. Click Safari > Clear History…
  2. From the drop-down menu under Clear, pick all history.
  3. Confirm with Clear History.Clear cookies and website data from Safari

Reset Safari if the above-mentioned steps did not help you:

  1. Click Safari > Preferences…
  2. Go to Advanced tab.
  3. Tick the Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  4. From the menu bar, click Develop, and then select Empty Caches.Reset Safari

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