I wrote this article to help you remove Gonesurvey.com. This Gonesurvey.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
You have an adware infection on board. How do we know? Well, for starters, you are reading this article and you are reading it because you are sick and tired of the Gonesurvey.com page. Is this the case? Probably yes. If you see the page nonstop, there are no ifs and buts about it. The site is a clear indication of an adware`s presence on your machine. Take it as the warning it is and heed it. Adware infections are not helpful. They will not enhance your browsing experience in any way. The adware you are stuck with included. What it will do is cause you tons of issues. That’s why you must take actions as soon as possible.
If you let the pest stay, you will find yourself buried in problems. The longer it stays, the more problems you face. Don’t procrastinate. Find where the infection is hiding and delete it on the spot. It has no place in your system. And, remove it fast. Each pest, no matter how harmless it looks at first, eventually gets out of control and then its complete removal becomes very difficult. Why wait for this to happen when you can get rid of the intruder right away with the help of our detailed removal guide? Do it! Delays lead to regrets.
The adware makes a complete mess of your browsing. Nothing is the same anymore. Whenever you decide to go online, you get flooded with tons of commercials. Your entire screen is covered with ads in all shapes and forms. Do you know why? It is not because the adware wants to enhance your browsing experience, for sure. The ads serve a different purpose. They help the crooks behind the adware earn pay-per-click revenue. If you click on then, the hackers get paid. “Why would I click?” you may ask yourself? Well, of course, we would advise you to avoid clicking but this is not always possible.
The adverts are numerous and they grow in number with each passing day. They also pop up out of the blue sometimes, right under the cursor of your mouse and you are left with no choice but to click. Then, you do not only sponsor cybercriminals but you also risk compromising your PC even more. The adverts cannot be trusted. Most of them are compromised to deliver more pests. If you happen to click on the wrong ad, you get infected with more parasites. Is this what you are after? We don’t think so? The last thing you need is to worsen you already pretty bad predicament. So, don’t. Delete the adware on the spot. Use our removal guide to do that manually and your future self will be grateful.
How did the nasty adware manage to get in your system without you noticing? Simple. It tricked you into giving it your permission. Since it is a program, the adware cannot enter without your approval and it is bound to ask for it. However, it doesn’t ask straightforwardly. It relies on tricks and deceptive methods, but most importantly, it relies on your carelessness. Without it, none of its tactics will succeed.
For example, the adware may pretend to be a program update in order to fool you but if you pay attention and take the time to read what you are about to install on your machine, you will catch it in the act and prevent it from entering. If you give into negligence, on the other hand, the pest will parade in without any problems. Let that sink in. Keeping your machine safe requires vigilance. Negligence invites infections in.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Gonesurvey.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.