Website Blocker Virus that says “This website has been blocked for you” and asks you to complete a survey is a malicious program spread with Trojans. It replaces your Hosts file with a different one that redirects all the most visited websites in the world to malicious IP address that displays this message and asks you to complete a survey. It also asks victim’s money paid weekly for some not needed service. This website blocking malware hijacks Firefox, Chrome, and Internet Explorer by installing malicious add-ons that secure redirect and might help to keep malicious redirects in Hosts file. Unless you remove all Website Blocker Virus components, it might come back and block your access to popular websites for displaying message that asks your for some money and some survey completeon. If you became a victim of “This website has been blocked for you” scam, then you cannot use your web properly before you remove Website Blocker Virus.
This removal guide will help you to remove Website Blocker Virus either manually or with a help of Website Blocker Virus Removal Tool that comes with “Free online support” and “Free one-year-long protection” against stubborn malicious programs.
What is Website Blocker Virus?
Website Blocker Virus was developed by cyber criminals as a scam similar to one that blocks access to Google Search and asks for completing surveys and extorting money for unneeded services. This program uses Hosts file for placing redirects from most popular websites to a malicious web server that spread this infection and displays malicious message “This website has been blocked for you”. Since all the redirects are provided by setting numerous redirects to malicious IP in Hosts, it might be also blocked, at least in a normal mode used by the operating system. You need either to start your computer in a Safe Mode for making changes in Hosts, or you need first to remove web browser add-ons and malicious programs that might protect Hosts against changes.
Website Blocker Virus is usually installed with Trojans, and you need to be very careful while clicking links on websites and download free programs or react on unbelievable deals and online security alerts that might offer a free online scan just for downloading Trojan that will infect your computer. Website Blocker Virus uses social engineering, and you better not start with a survey since you might end up with obligation to pay for a service that you do not need.
Website Blocker Virus Removal Tool
For removing unwanted Website Blocker Virus you need to uninstall the program from you PC and remove add-ons from your web browsers completely. There are some traces also needed to be removed, and possibly some spyware programs that invaded your computer. The removal might take a lot of your time unless you have an experience in removing malware. For a one who knows few things about computers it is probably better to use Website Blocker Virus Removal Tool. This offer includes free online support that helps to resolve any possible complications.
Website Blocker Virus Removal Tool makes removing adware easy and safe. It comes with an anti-spyware program licensed to you for free, free technical support and 100% money back guaranty. This security pack helps to remove even legitimate spyware and adware programs like Website Blocker Virus coupons, keyloggers and surveillance apps that conventional anti-virus products will ignore as a threat. This will help to increase your level of protection against invaders targeting or compromising your security and privacy.
Remove Website Blocker Virus Manually
To manually remove redirect you need to uninstall malicious add-ons from your web browsers and edit or replace your Hosts file. You also might need to remove malicious programs installed along with this virus and programs that might make it come back after removal. You can use Microsoft utility for resetting your Hosts file, or you can easily make needed changes manually by removing malicious redirects out of this file.
Remove Website Blocker Virus from Internet Explorer
Remove Website Blocker Virus add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for any suspicious add-ons that you do not install yourself.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove Website Blocker Virus from Firefox
Remove Website Blocker Virus add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find any suspicious add-ons that you do not install yourself, right-click these item and click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Website Blocker Virus from Chrome
Remove Website Blocker Virus add-ons for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all suspicious add-ons that you do not install yourself.
- Restart your browser.
Note: The removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your time has a real value, then you can use Website Blocker Virus Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections and malicious programs.
Remove Website Blocker Virus Search Redirect Completely
Website Blocker Virus can be deceptively installed and used by cyber criminals as a disguise for spreading really malicious programs. Such programs help criminals to control your computer and use it for malicious and illegal purpose. Anti-spyware scanner that you get for free along with this removal tool is needed for removing spyware and other malicious programs, including ones that are legitimate spyware products not handled by conventional antivirus software. After you remove Website Blocker Virus you need to run a full antispyware scan to detect and remove malicious programs that can still compromise your security and privacy.
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