If you notice that your browser redirect you to Onclkds.com (or onclkds.com/afu.php?zoneid=) when you open your browser, then your PC probably infected with some kind of adware or malware. This virus classified as browser hijacker, these rogue apps employ a deceptive software marketing method called “bundling” to infiltrate Internet browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozila, Safari and edge. This hijacker will change some setting so you will see Onclkds.com (or any else malicious site) as your new home page, your search engine will be changed and the most awful thing is that Onclkds.com will also install small programs with it what can also install some new virus stealthily.
Onclkds can be installed if you have some virus on your computer or while you install some freeware. This program can be installed without any notifications, so you should be careful and check every menu in the installation process. One simple rule can protect your computer from virus attack in the future. This site can appear as your new homepage after you installed free software from the internet. Almost all free software has hidden programs what you can if you carefully check all “Advanced” options while installation process. This simple step can save your computer in the future – always check every window! So after Onclkds becomes part of your system you will receive many pop-ups, banners or coupons every time you go online. It’s really annoying. In addition, this hijacker can track your browsing activity and create pop-ups or banners more specific for you, so you click on it with higher chance. Only after removing of Onclkds.com you can be calm for your personal information. Never ignore the sites what appeared randomly.
Onclkds.com automatic removal tool:
Onclkds 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 Onclkds.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):