Deleting Leavemylife.info Redirect (Browser Redirect/PUP)

Aug 13th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

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Malware may reinstall itself multiple times if you don't delete its core files. This may require tracking down dozens of files in different locations.

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What is Leavemylife.info Redirect? And how does it work?

Leavemylife.info is yet another dubious website that displays a message asking users to click on the Allow button to confirm that they are not a robot for them to continue browsing the web. However, when you click on that button, you will not proceed to the site you are trying to visit but you’ll be getting tons of sponsored contents from this dubious website and its affiliated sites. Users also often refer to this shady site as Leavemylife.info Redirect as it also triggers redirects to various suspicious sites.

Leavemylife.info Redirect is classified as a browser redirect and a potentially unwanted program or PUP. What’s more is that its domain is not secure which means that your connection to the site itself is not encrypted, making it vulnerable and possible for hackers to use cookies and other tracking technologies to track all your browsing. This means that Leavemylife.info Redirect track down all your browsing-related activities in order to obtain browsing information such as the websites you visit often, browsing history, ads you’ve clicked, search queries, and all other information you share online. If you have encountered Leavemylife.info Redirect on more than one occasion, then it means that there is an adware program installed in your computer that’s causing these redirects which is why for you to completely erase Leavemylife.info Redirect, you must also erase the adware program behind it.

How does Leavemylife.info Redirect circulate the web?

Leavemylife.info Redirect, like all other browser redirects spreads the web with the help of software bundles commonly known as shareware or freeware. And if you’re not careful enough, you could end up installing ad-supported and unwanted programs. That’s why you have to choose the Custom or Advanced setup as it lets you get rid of any add-ons in the package. It would also be better if you familiarize yourself with a program before installing it by skimming through its legal documents like Privacy Policy or EULA so that you’ll know exactly what you’re getting into.

Deleting Leavemylife.info Redirect from your browsers and computer as well as the adware program that triggers it wouldn’t be easy so you need to follow the removal instructions provided below.

Step 1: Close all the browsers affected by Leavemylife.info Redirect. If you’re having a hard time closing them, you can close them using the Task Manager just tap on Ctrl + Shift + Esc.

Step 2: Next, go to Processes and look for the process of the browser you’re unable to close as well as other dubious processes that could be related to Leavemylife.info Redirect and then right click on each one of them and select End Process or End Task to kill their processes.

Step 3: Then open the Programs and Features section in Control Panel. To do so, tap the Windows key + R, then type in appwiz.cpl and then click OK or press Enter.

Step 4: From the list of programs installed, look for any suspicious program that could be related to Leavemylife.info Redirect and then Uninstall them.

Step 5: Edit your Hosts File

  • Tap the Win + R keys to open then type in %WinDir% and then click OK.
  • Go to System32/drivers/etc.
  • Open the hosts file using Notepad.
  • Delete all the entries containing Leavemylife.info Redirect.
  • After that, save the changes you’ve made and close the file.

Step 6: Reset all your browsers to default to their default state.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox and click the icon that looks like a three stacked lines located at the top-right section of the browser.
  • Next, select the question mark icon from the drop-down menu.
  • Then select “Troubleshooting information” from the slide-out menu.
  • After that, click on the “Reset Firefox” button located at the top-right section of the newly opened web page.
  • Now select “Reset Firefox” in the confirmation pop-up window that appears.

Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome, then tap the Alt + F keys.
  • After that, click on Settings.
  • Next, scroll down until you see the Advanced option, once you see it, click on it.
  • After clicking the Advanced option, go to the “Restore and clean up option and click on the “Restore settings to their original defaults” option to reset Google Chrome.
  • Now restart Google Chrome.

Internet Explorer

  • Launch Internet Explorer.
  • Next, click the wrench icon for Settings.
  • Then click Internet Options.
  • After that, go to the Advanced tab.
  • From there, click the Reset button. This will reset Internet Explorer’s settings to their default condition.
  • Now click OK to save the changes made.

Step 7: Hold down Windows + E keys simultaneously to open File Explorer.

Step 8: Navigate to the following directories and look for suspicious files associated to Leavemylife.info Redirect as well as the adware program that’s behind it and delete it/them.

  • %USERPROFILE%\Downloads
  • %USERPROFILE%\Desktop
  • %TEMP%

Step 9: Close the File Explorer.

Step 10: Empty the Recycle Bin and afterwards, you have to flush the DNS cache. To do that, just, right click on the Start button and click on Command Prompt (administrator). From there, type the “ipconfig /flushdns” command and hit Enter to flush the DNS.

Follow the advanced instructions below to ensure the removal of Leavemylife.info Redirect using Advanced System Repair as well as all the file residues it left behind.

Perform a full system scan using asr. To do so, follow these steps:

 

  1. Turn on your computer. If it’s already on, you have to reboot it.
  2. After that, the BIOS screen will be displayed, but if Windows pops up instead, reboot your computer and try again. Once you’re on the BIOS screen, repeat pressing F8, by doing so the Advanced Option shows up.

  1. To navigate the Advanced Option use the arrow keys and select Safe Mode with Networking then hit
  2. Windows will now load the Safe Mode with Networking.
  3. Press and hold both R key and Windows key.

  1. If done correctly, the Windows Run Box will show up.
  2. Type in the URL address, https://www.fixmypcfree.com/download.php?asr in the Run dialog box and then tap Enter or click OK.
  3. After that, it will download the program. Wait for the download to finish and then open the launcher to install the program.
  4. Once the installation process is completed, run asr to perform a full system scan.

  1. After the scan is completed click the “Fix, Clean & Optimize Now” button.

 

 

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