Adsystemscan.com is a web resource that uses deceptive methods to break in and start to mess with your browser settings. This page may look like a legit one, but it is considered as a browser hijacker and a typical tech support scam. It has spread to lots of computers and should be removed as soon as possible.
After Adsystemscan.com page is opened, you will see it in your default browser. It will show you fake scan process of your computer and that you will see “scan results” in a pop-up window. This pop-up will appear all the time, not letting you make any actions on this page, locking it in your browser. You will also hear an audio message claiming that your computer is infected with malware and spyware. It will advise you to make a call on provided “tech support” phone number. You should not make any calls of download anything on this page! It will only lead to further infection.
How does Adsystemscan.com get into my system?
The developers of the Adsystemscan.com web page are using tricky and not very decent ways to make users open this page in their browsers. One of the most common and effective ways, in this case, is viral advertising and email spam messaging with malicious links inside of them. Clicking on them will lead to redirection on this page. But besides that, some software can be bundled with this page and you will see Adsystemscan.com website after the installation of such software. These are main reasons why it is advised to remove Adsystemscan.com page and scan your computer for any other malicious activity. Follow the removal guide below to do that.
Removal tool for Adsystemscan.com:
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 Adsystemscan.com 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):