We’ve seen a lot of annoying “You are Todays Lucky Visitor” pop-ups in all major browsers recently, including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. However, these pop-ups aren’t legitimate. They’re all powered by nasty adware currently inside of your PC. In this guide you will find the information that will help you to get rid of them.
“You are Todays Lucky Visitor” pop-up has in mind to collect the information about your email address of about your cell phone number. The pop-up doesn’t really care about helping you to win the contest in those pseudo surveys. Here is the example of such pop-up:
You are Todays Lucky Visitor.
Click OK to continue
In fact, this is an absolutely scary pop-up which leads you to fake surveys. There’s no guarantee that you will get anything. Here is what will come up after the pop-up quoted above:
You’ve been randomly selected to test the brand new iPhone 7 (arriving 2016)!
This is not a joke! You’re invited to test our brand new iPhone 7 before it’s released to the public. We’re looking for (10) additional Firefoxusers for feedback so we can make this the best iPhone ever. If you’d like to join our private test group, simply answer the 4 questions below. As a “thank you” we’ll send you an Apple Watch, totally free! Inventory is low, act fast and act NOW!
Again, please don’t trust the contents of these pop-ups, no matter how tricky they are. If you by mistake specify your email in this pseudo survey, there’s a risk that your system will become even more infected with all sorts of malicious programs. These “You are Todays Lucky Visitor” pop-ups are all powered by adware in your PC. We recommend you to follow the tutorial below to get rid of them effectively.
Removal tool for “You are Todays Lucky Visitor” pop-ups:
NOTE: A free version of GridinSoft Anti-Malware works as a scanner and allows you to use its tools. You need to purchase a license to be able to remove detected items.
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 “You are Todays Lucky Visitor” 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):