There are some PCs today which are infected with adware causing a.getkarma.info pop-ups. Typically, according to our analysis, such pop-ups may happen in browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, etc. These alerts may appear in Germany and France, even though other countries are not an exception either.
What you should realize is that the aim of all such a.getkarma.info pop-ups is to scare you into thinking your system is infected with serious viruses. You might be told to call a special toll free number where you will later on be suggested to pay money in favor of crooks who stand behind it.
How does a.getkarma.info get into my system?
We recommend that you pay close attention when you surf the web and install any freeware. Do not permit any hidden installations to take place in your system. If you do find the information about some adware during the installation process, take time to switch to the advanced or custom installation mode to prevent any malware from entering your system. Finally, to fix this issue please follow the removal solution below.
Removal tool for a.getkarma.info:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with a.getkarma.info in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware 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):