Qom007.site scary alert (removal instructions).
Qom007.site pop-up windows are quite scary especially for those computer users who see them for the first time and do not realize that they’re fake. The intention of these pop-ups is to persuade you that your computer lacks something important – such as certain necessary driver or software to remove viruses that can’t be deleted by your current anti-virus. Whatever the pop-up actually tells you, note that all such information is not true and is simply used by cyber frauds to persuade you to download and install certain software that your system doesn’t really need.
Qom007.site pop-ups can’t appear without any reason or cause. As a matter of fact, they’re produced by certain adware or PUA (potentially unwanted application) which most likely was enabled in your system lately. Unfortunately, this adware might be concealed deeply in your computer under some hidden process or service that will be enabled with every system startup. It will be running in the background and continue causing Qom007.site pop-ups or similar misleading alerts to appear while your surf the web.
When trying to get rid of the program that causes Qom007.site pop-ups in a manual manner many users find it very hard to locate this particular software. It may be concealed deeply in the system. Even if you manage to successfully uninstall certain unwanted application in a regular way from the Control Panel, there could be other adware remnants that will continue their malicious work in your workstation.
As a solution to fully clean your system we strongly advise that you proceed with our recommendations set forth in the guide below. What you should do is to thoroughly scan the system with our recommended anti-malware software for complex malware detection and removal. Furthermore, it will be mandatory for you to reset your browsers using additional tips that we’ve reviewed in the remainder of the tutorial.
Qom007.site removal guide
STEP 1. Remove Qom007.site virus from the browser
First of all, Qom007.site is a browser hijackers, like many others. So, here is the simple way to remove them from the browser and get your homepage and search engine back. You just need to reset your browser settings. To do this automatically and for free, you can use the Reset Browser Settings tool from GridinSoft:
- Reset Browser Setting is a tool, included to the complex anti-malware program. So, first of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware (here or from the product page):
- Open the Tools tab on the top menu. Choose the Reset Browser Settings tools from the list:
- Select the browser, which is infected by Qom007.site, and options, that you need to reset, and just do it! (Please, be aware, that this procedure will close all instances of the selected browsers, and save your work in them before clicking on the “Reset” button):
- When this process is done, you’ll see such screen. It means, that your browser settings are default now and Qom007.site has been removed from your browser:
Video guide on how to reset browser automatically:
BUT!! Unfortunately, it doesn’t mean that Qom007.site hasn’t installed some malicious software directly in your system. So, we strongly recommend every user, who has the same problem, to scan his computer after the browser resetting and make sure, that PC is clean and safe.
STEP 2. Remove Qom007.site traces from the system
- Go back to the GridinSoft Anti-Malware main screen and choose the scan type:
- Scan your computer system:
- After the scan is completed, you will see if there is any adware on your PC. Remove the detected items by clicking on the “Apply” button:
- Finally, this window is a proof of your system’s absolutely cleanness. You removed Qom007.site!
Video guide on how to remove Qom007.site from the system:
STEP 3.How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Qom007.site 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 “On-Run 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:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore this file” button. In case, if you want to terminate malicious program, you must select “Confirm”.