Removing Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications (Browser Redirect/PUP)

Sep 19th 2019 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

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What is Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications? And how does it work?

Premium-news-notify.icu is a new dubious website that bombards browsers with push notifications. It also displays a pop-up message asking users to click on the Allow Notifications button to get notifications from Premium-news-notify.icu. If you get redirected to this site, you must not click that button as Premium-news-notify.icu is actually another browser redirect. Aside from being a browser redirect, it is also categorized as a potentially unwanted program as it can cause potential issues on a computer.

This browser redirect will lure users into clicking the Allow button by displaying all kinds of content in the website. And if you are one of the users who clicked Allow, then you will most likely experience redirects to Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications. You will also be bombarded with ads no matter where you go even when you are not actively browsing, you will still get ads. This can get annoying especially when you are working on something but can’t focus due to the never-ending appearance of ads. Aside from pesky ads, this unwanted program can also track all your activities online to obtain your browsing data like the ads you’ve clicked, the website you often visit, search queries, your browser history, IP address, browser type, and so on. The data obtained is then used to produce more customized and personalized contents.

If you keep getting redirected to Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications then it simply means that there is an ad-supported program installed on your computer that’s causing these redirects which means that closing the tab or your browser won’t fix it. In other words, as long as the unwanted program is installed on your computer, you will keep experiencing redirects to Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications. So if you want to browse peacefully and secure your sensitive information, you must get rid of the Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications Redirect and the program that’s triggering it.

How does Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications circulate the web?

Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notification virus circulate the web using malicious domains and you can get redirected into one if you click on some ads online. It is also possible that an ad-supported program is the one causing redirects to the domain where Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notification virus is displayed. Unwanted program programs are distributed as a part of freeware or shareware packages. If you want to secure your computer from unwanted programs, you have to use the Custom or Advanced setup every time you install any free software packages.

Use the removal guide laid out below as reference to remove Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications from your browser and computer successfully.

Step 1: Close the tab or the browser displaying the Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications. However, if your browser is forced to go into full-screen mode because of the fake alert, tap F11 on your keyboard to exit full-screen mode.

Step 2: After that, try to close the browser manually. If you find it hard to do so, close the browser through the Task Manager.

Step 3: Tap the Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to launch the Task Manager.

Step 4: After opening the Task Manager, go to the Processes tab and look for the affected browser’s process and end it by clicking End Task or End Process.

Step 5: Close the Task Manager and reset all the affected browsers to default.

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.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and tap Ctrl + Shift + A to access the Add-ons Manager.
  • In the Extensions menu Remove the unwanted extension.
  • Restart the browser and tap keys Alt + T.
  • Select Options and then move to the General menu.
  • Overwrite the URL in the Home Page section and then restart the browser.

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.
  • Restart your computer.

Step 6: Tap the Win + R keys to open Run and then type in “appwiz.cpl” to open Programs and Features in Control Panel.

Step 7: From there, look for the unwanted program or any unfamiliar program that could be related to the Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications under the list of installed programs and once you’ve found it, uninstall it.

Step 8: Close the Control Panel and tap the Win + E keys to open File Explorer.

Step 9: Navigate to the following directories and look for the unwanted program installer like the software bundle it came with as well as other suspicious files and delete them.

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

Step 10: 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 that contain Premium-news-notify.icu.
  • After that, save the changes you’ve made and close the file.

Step 11:  Now you have to flush the DNS cache of your computer. To do so, 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.

Step 12: Close the File Explorer and empty your Recycle Bin.

To make sure that you’ve completely gotten rid of Premium-news-notify.icu Push Notifications as well as the unwanted program behind it, you need to use an efficient program like Advanced System Repair. To use it, follow the advanced steps below:

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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