I get ib.adnxs.com pop up and it always comes as a blank white screen with that address. I run windows 7 64 bit. How do I get rid of this nuisance from constantly popping up? Is there a way to remove it?
ib.adnxs.com is a redirect virus that always shows up onto your browsers including IE, Firefox or Chrome. It is known to infect computer systems and attach to internet browsers without detection, often causing browsers to redirect to ib.adnxs.com websites or other third-party URLs. If your computer is infected with this hijacker, it is rather a nightmare because this virus can totally messes up your browsing and even the whole computer system.
While running on the background, you will have http://ib.adnxs.com pop-up reluctantly that often shows a blank page. In some cases, the window contains advertisements about online games, gambling and other related stuff. It drives users crazy because this annoying issue is hard to be fixed. Running antivirus program shows no signs of virus infection. Even by reinstalling your browser, it still does nothing. If you want to search information by Google or Bing, you will find that the results will be rerouted to all kinds of dubious websites. Thus, you can’t go to the page you’re looking for straight away. Each time you attempts to browse the web, http://ib.adnxs.com keeps on showing ads and interrupts your browsing. Considering it is a nuisance for all the computer users and runs high risk, it is no doubt that users should delete the popup as soon as possible.
ib.adnxs.com pop-ups may be installed if a computer user has ever visited illegal or malicious websites or downloaded freeware or shareware from untrustworthy sources. It can cause annoying redirection to disturb users. This problem happen when you use Internet explorer, Mozilla Firefox, even Google Chrome to browse online. Being as a redirect virus, it keeps tracking of computer users’ online activity and causing web browser to display unwanted advertisements and pop-up windows. It poses huge risk for all the computer systems. If you have been forced to visit those unwanted websites against your authorization, particularly for this domain, you must immediately get rid of ib.adnxs.com as soon as possible in order to secure your computer.
Considering this malware can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue without any risk.
1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”
2. Remove all add-ons and extensions
Google Chrome: Wrench Icon > Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A)
Internet Explorer: Tools > Manage Add-ons
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Remove all the malicious files manually.
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ib.adnxs Toolbar
Once ib.adnxs.com virus installed, you will notice system slowdown and lots of redirection to unwanted websites. And you have to bear the crazy pop-ups which you couldn’t exit out. If you want to use search engines such as Google to search for something, your search results will always be linked to other abominable web domains. The worst situation by this hijacker is that your online activity may be monitored without your notice. It is really annoying to view these corrupted pages and pop-ups again and again, at the cost of your time. Without any doubt, this is an unwanted thing and it poses a risk to all your financial and personal details, it is suggested users to delete ib.adnxs.com timely.
Published by Sarah Poehler, last updated on June 11, 2013 7:12 am | Browser Hijacker Removal Guide