The UnfriendAlert program is a simple extension to your browser that installs by using lies and tricky methods. This add-on connects to your social network accounts and gets data from there. This behavior makes it as an adware and a potentially unwanted program. That is why we advised you to remove this adware and check your computer for any other threats.
The developers are spreading UnfriendAlert program by promoting it as a legit software on its own official website. This makes users believe that it is real and install it manually. But developers are also using deceptive methods like bundling and viral advertising with redirects.
Once UnfriendAlert adware is inside, you will notice tons of annoying ads in your browser. These adverts will seriously slow your browser and computer down, and redirect you on potentially viral links once you left click on them. This is a very popular way to make user open the link. Visiting viral website will make more damage to your computer. You could catch a lot of different malware programs that will mess with your PC settings and slow it even more and causing software and hardware damage. These are main reasons why we advised you to remove UnfriendAlert adware and scan your computer for any malicious activity. Follow the removal guide below, it will help you to deal with this threat.
UnfriendAlert automatic removal tool:
UnfriendAlert removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with UnfriendAlert 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):