Last week, I saw a ton of posts like “my internet browser shows me unwanted Utoyoufio.fun pop-up ads, is it a pc virus?” or “these Utoyoufio.fun pop-up promotions in my Chrome making me crazy, how to deal with them?”. Due to the statistics for last months, computer virus suppliers began a vast adware delivery project. Let me demonstrate you, how you can eliminate the computer viruses from your personal computer, as well as forget about the aggravating Utoyoufio.fun pop-ups.
Pop-Ups : Discovering The Nature
You can admit that some websites (like a Utoyoufio.fun) show you pop-up advertisements. The message can include something like “do you want to get notices relating to the latest information?” or “allow notifications to be reported regarding latest discount rates?”. Typically, such messages are riskless, and can only distract you with its unexpected appearance. Moreover, it can be quite easily disabled, in case notifications from this site are no longer required.
Pop-up alerts are quite an efficient advertising and marketing tool. If you have an interest in items of some sort, you can give a permission to the pop-ups from the site where you can get this things, and as soon as these products are in inventory again, or if you can have a price cut – you will get the alert about this. The counterparty – online sellers, cars and truck lending services, etc – will certainly be in profit, too – purchaser will surely obtain a reminder concerning the product he/she meant to purchase. And such an advertising approach is almost free of charge – this aspect is very crucial for corporations.
|Infection Type||Adware, Push notifications, Unwanted Ads, Pop-up Ads|
|Symptoms||Annoying pop-up ads in the right corner.|
|Similar behavior||Hey-brazil.net, News-toxibog.cc, Igwopu.com|
Utoyoufio.fun Pop-Ups Are Not So Safe
But often pop-up ads can show up without your confirmation, and also with an information which is completely different from your current interests or search queries. And also, besides unwanted Utoyoufio.fun pop-ups from the unknown resource, you can simultaneously see a lot of promotions, including ones on the web pages which originally have no promotions whatsoever. Such a scenario can be the trace of adware appearance.
Adware is the sort of pc virus which injects into your personal computer, then starts demonstrating to you different promotions. Their subject typically has no correlation with your ordinary search queries. Besides banner advertisements, your browser can additionally demonstrate you a significant quantity of different Utoyoufio.fun pop-up advertisements, which show up in the lower right area.
The model of adware use is very sly. The large pack of adware is spread through trojan viruses, which are injected in your personal computer previously. Promotions, which are displayed to you by virus, are paid by their creators. In several weeks, all antivirus programs began to stop these adware, hence, trojan sheds in profitability. And to rub out the user’s personal computer, virus distributors start ransomware distribution through these trojans.
Even if there is no active ransomware distribution, your desktop might continue to be influenced by adware virus. A big number of advertisements in addition to Utoyoufio.fun pop-ups can make your PC as slow-moving as snail, so your typical activities will be difficult to perform in normal manner.
How Can I Deal With Utoyoufio.fun Pop-Ups?
Presuming the paragraphs above: your desktop, along with your data, is in a major risk. To stop this virus, you need to make use of security program. Microsoft Defender, which is installed in every Windows 10 distribution, is able to deal with Utoyoufio.fun pop-ups virus. Nonetheless, it can’t revert the browser changes which were put into effect by malicious program. Another negative aspect of the anti-malware program by Microsoft is its particular susceptability: malware can disable Microsoft Defender through the Group Policies after being infiltrated to your computer system.
To be 100% sure that your system is clean of any viruses now, and will be clean in future, I can advice you to use GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
To detect and eliminate all malicious programs on your PC, including Utoyoufio.fun pop-ups virus, with GridinSoft Anti-Malware, it’s better to use Standard or Full scan. Quick Scan is not able to find all the malicious programs, because it checks only the most popular registry entries and directories.
You can spectate the detected malware sorted by their possible hazard till the scan process. But to choose any actions against malware, you need to hold on until the scan is over, or to stop the scan.
To set the action for every spotted virus or unwanted program, click the arrow in front of the name of detected virus. By default, all malware will be moved to quarantine.
Reverting browser settings to original ones
To reset your browser settings, you are required to use the Reset Browser Settings option. This action cannot be counteracted by Utoyoufio.fun malware, hence, you will surely see the result. This option can be found in the Tools tab.
After pressing the Reset Browser Settings option, the menu will be shown, where you can choose, which settings will be reverted to original.
Reset browser setiings without using third-party programs
Besides using anti-malware tools for browser reset, you may pick the “Reset browser settings” option, which is usually embedded in all popular browsers.
Reset Microsoft Edge ⚙ Settings
- Open "Settings and more" tab in upper right corner, then find here "Settings" button. In the appeared menu, choose "Reset settings" option:
- After picking the Reset Settings option, you will see the following menu, stating about the settings which will be reverted to original:
Reset Mozilla Firefox ⚙ Settings
- Open Menu tab (three strips in upper right corner) and click the "Help" button. In the appeared menu choose "troubleshooting information":
- In the next screen, find the "Refresh Firefox" option: After choosing this option, you will see the next message:
- Open Settings menu by pressing the gear icon in the toolbar (left side of the browser window), then click "Advanced" option, and choose "Browser" button in the drop-down list. Scroll down, to the bottom of the settings menu. Find there "Restore settings to their original defaults" option:
- After clicking the "Restore settings..." button, you will see the window, where all settings, which will be reset, are shown:
- Open Settings tab, find the "Advanced" button. In the extended tab choose the "Reset and clean up" button:
- In the appeared list, click on the "Restore settings to their original defaults":
- Finally, you will see the window, where you can see all the settings which will be reset to default:
Reset Opera ⚙ Settings
Reset Google Chrome ⚙ Settings
As an afterword, I want to say that the time plays against you and your PC. The activity of browser hijacker Utoyoufio.fun must be stopped as soon as possible, because of possibility of other malware injection. This malware can be downloaded autonomously, or offered for you to download in one of the windows with advertisements, which are shown to you by the hijacker. You need to act as fast as you can.