Greatsundriver.com is a domain name also actively involved in distribution of many misleading pop-up windows. The problem are not in the pop-ups but rather in the consequences they may cause. If people click on such pop-ups and proceed with their deceptive offers, the chances are that their PCs will become even more infected with all sorts of computer infections.
Greatsundriver.com pop-up is already caused by the presence of some nasty adware in the PC. Indeed, you could get such pop-up simply as a result of clicking on some malicious link, but in case you see such pop-up on a regular basis this is the evidence that something wrong is going on with your system.
Note that it is very important for all people today to be very careful online, especially when they make up their mind to download and install some free applications. The problem is that there are many cost-free applications which are by default bundled with various additional extras users don’t need. So, please always carefully read the information contained in the EULAs (End User License Agreements) of all free applications you are going to make the part of your system. In case you do find the information about some additional programs you don’t need, please switch to the advanced or custom installation mode. This is the place where you may easily uncheck all additional components from becoming the part of your system by default.
Greatsundriver.com and related adware start bothering people after they fail to be duly attentive. Very soon they see some unwanted amendments to take place with their browser. They’re not permanently redirected to various third-party domains through different pop-ups. Their PCs now work extremely slow. This is due to high CPU usage caused by the adware inside the PC.
To fix the problem of greatsundriver.com pop-ups one needs to scan the system with a reliable antispyware program. We recommend you to do it with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer, the reputable antimalware program. You will need to remove all the infections it detects in your system (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help as explained in the tutorial below. In case you need more help, please feel free to contact us at any time.
Removal tool for greatsundriver.com pop-up:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with greatsundriver.com pop-ups in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):