For the past few days, whenever I try to search something online, I keep being redirected to Jck.drivesection.net. Ever since this particular web site appears on my browser, I can’t search the webs properly. I also get lots of pop-up ads which I believe are from this page. Is this a virus or adware? I have Norton on my computer but it doesn’t detect anything special. How do I fix this problem and restore my browser?
Jck.drivesection.net – How to Remove Popups on Browser
Jck.drivesection.net is a specific pop-up website that can be categorized as a browser hijacker adware. Generally, by providing misleading information to computer users, it is used by online third-party to collect valuable data from victims and trick computer users into all types of online scams. A browser hijacker or browser redirect is very common in these days. Browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome have been reported to be infected by different versions of browser hijackers every single day in different areas around the world. This type of browser problem is a global issue which is able to escape from many security protection tools on computers. To fix this browser hijacker popup, certain levels of computer skills are required.
The Jck.drivesection.net redirect can usually get on your browsers without permissions. If you don’t have any clue on how your browsers are hijacked by this pop up, here are some general reasons: 1) visiting hacked web sites online; 2) sharing files with infected systems; and 3) downloading and installing unknown malicious programs. By bundling with many different resources on the internet, this hijacker sneaks onto your browsers and starts all these following chaos:
Lots of popups are seen everywhere on the internet.
You keep being redirected whenever trying to do some searches online.
Home pages and other default settings will be adjusted.
Browsers react rather slow.
How to remove Jck.drivesection.net redirect on computer?
A browser hijacker adware is usually enabled with the ability to escape from most antivirus security programs on computers. Hence, no matter how advanced your programs are, this browser problem still won’t be solved by running these programs. While resetting the defaults on your browsers and redirecting you to popups or web pages, the hijacker is also able to get potential threats onto your system without consent. To fix the problem, you will not only need remove the hijacker, but delete other potential risks from the system as well. Compared to antivirus removal, manual removal process is more efficient. To manually remove the popups, expertise will be needed during the process.
The Hijacker Popup Screenshot
* Usually, the pop-up ads generated by this Jck.drivesection.net redirect are random. They are usually some misleading messages which will suggest or persuade you to download certain programs from unidentified resources online. Do not download these programs as suggested. For one, the pop-up ads are misleading information generated by a browser hijacker; for two, programs prompted via these popups can turn out to be malicious spam ware which will cause more problems on your computer.
How to block Jck.drivesection.net redirect popups from reappearing on browser?
The annoying popups on your browsers won’t be stopped until the hijacker problem is fixed completely. Considering that this adware is also capable of bringing in other malware and ransomware, to restore your browsers and remove all the potential risks, manual removal is more effective. You will need to terminate the hijacker processes, identify and adjust related program files and registry values, reset browser defaults and uninstall unwanted applications and browser add-ons to accomplish a complete removal. A general guide will be given in the following to help you remove these popups manually.
Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Instructions
A step-by-step guide to remove the hijacker popups manually from Firefox:
1. Windows Task Manager.
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC; or pull up Run box from Start menu to type in taskmgr
Right click on items you want to end, select Go To Process
Click on End Process
Click on Processes tab
End process of all Firefox items
2. Delete virus files and adjust registries from system.
Click on Start button
Search for “folder options” on top right corner
Click on View tab
Show hidden files, folders, and drives
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\-
* Files and registries of the Jck.drivesection.net redirect can be changed or renamed time from time in order to keep the infection functioning longer. If you are not able to identify the related items, contact online experts for help instantly.
3. Reset Firefox.
Click on Tools – Options
Under General tab – reset home page on Firefox
Under Privacy tab – clear browsing histories
4. Close out all the windows and restart the system to take effects.
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Search engines or web pages are often used to help PC users benefit from many shortcuts to online resources and enhance their online experience. They don’t interrupt users’ online activities by delivering numerous popups. When this Jck.drivesection.net redirect adware is installed together with free unknown software onto your computer, it can start many pop-up ads online to disturb your online sessions. Besides from disabling the basic functions of your browser, it can keep redirecting you to unwanted places where many other viruses including Trojans and malware can be hidden beneath waiting for their chances to infect your computer. Your browsing histories will also be recorded by this browser redirect and be sent to PC attackers for benefits! To save computer from potential dangers as well as to keep your privacy secure, manually remove this hijacker pop up ASAP!
Note: Have tried many online instructions with no success? Still have the popups reappeared constantly on browsers? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts now for further help to fix the problems completely:
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on January 5, 2014 11:54 am