How do I stop Web.longfintuna.net from popping up at all? When I attempt to sign in Facebook on Firefox it opens a new window at the web page shown as http://web.longfintuna.net/g/?ilmernzkvtazt=ECA86BF7. I do not know how to get this from coming up. It is really annoying because it pops up many times in a day and my antivirus program cannot catch it. Please help!!!
Web.longfintuna.net, a website full of various advertisements that is closely associated with dangerous browser hijackers. It hijacks browsers including Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer and can function in most versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. The presence of a browser hijacker can annoy computer users as it keeps forcing computers users to visit this website against their will. Thus, you may keep getting various Sponsorship advertisements and it is a loop of ads like health and fitness, survey, quiz, and so on.
Besides, Web.longfintuna.net rediret can cause an immense problem to the functioning of a computer system by altering the browser settings and changing browser settings without any consent. It may slow down your internet connection by using up bandwidth to retrieve advertisements. And your web browser’s home page or default search engine may be replaced to other bogus search engine page. This malware only displays commercial pop-up advertisements and traces browsing activities of affected Internet users instead of giving web users safe search results they can rely on. Basically, this hijacker comes together with freeware applications that you download from the Internet by yourself. Therefore, you have to be more careful when you download things from the Internet and the most important thing you have to do is to get rid of Web.longfintuna.net popup as soon as possible.
Note: Don’t click any of the advertisements shown on Web.longfintuna.net. Otherwise you will open a backdoor to let other viruses invade your computer to ruin your system.
1. It can redirect you to malicious websites with numerous pop up ads to interrupt and stop you from doing anything on your computer;
2. It can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death;
3. It can introduce more unwanted viruses and ransomware to do further harms;
4. It can help cyber criminals track your online activities and capture significant personal data to cause you a loss of value.
5. It can change your default DNS configuration and block you accessing your favorite sites.
6. It forcibly customizes the default homepage, search engine and bookmarks of your computer.
Considering Web.longfintuna.net hijacker can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue.
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. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Web.longfintuna.net redirect is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent, slowing down the computer. If your system’s CPU spike is constant, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time and it will open up task manager directly. Then change to “Processes” tab.
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.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\*.*
Web.longfintuna.net is a suspicious website that can be linked to browser hijackers and adware programs. When it is installed along with free programs you downloaded on the Internet, it may result in annoying browser hits to suspicious advertisement websites similar to www.teoma.com. Most computer users get confused why they still get this redirect virus even though they have antivirus program protected, actually users must know a fact that there is not an auto removal way to prevent or remove browser hijacker malware now. Even if you have installed a good antivirus program with high reputation, your computer still can be hijacked by Web.longfintuna.net. This threat changes the HOSTS file as well as other settings on your computer so that your infected computer will become more vulnerable to further infections. It is extremely annoying once you get such nasty hijacker inside the computer because it automatically loads each time you open your web browser. Users had better find and remove all the related add-ons in order to stop the constant redirection to Web.longfintuna.net.
Published by & last updated on September 20, 2013 2:54 am