Winprizes42.live is a scam site, trying to deceive users into taking an online survey. Winprizes42.live falsely claims the user has made the 5 billionth search “You’ve made the 5 billionth search” and the user is the next lucky winner. Winprizes42.live should be ignored as this threat is known to collect personal information from fake online surveys.
Winprizes42.live wants the user to subscribe to online services in order to earn revenue for adware publishers.
Winprizes42.live is involved in an intrusive malvertising campaign set up by suspicious advertisers and is potentially dangerous for the user’s online privacy.
In this article, you learn how to remove the adware responsible for the Winprizes42.live ads in your browser.
Why am I seeing Winprizes42.live ads?
Adware applications trigger new web browser windows and web browser new tabs. These new windows are redirected through many advertising networks before settling at the Winprizes42.live pop-up.
How to prevent Winprizes42.live redirect?
Do not install free software downloaded from the internet without an overview of the entire installation process. Also, stay away from sites offering free downloads, free movies, piracy, etc.
Doing so might prevent adware applications and potentially other unwanted (PUP) software from infecting your computer with malicious software and display the intrusive Winprizes42.live ads.
How to remove Winprizes42.live?
Uninstall Winprizes42.live adware from your computer
In this first removal step, we will attempt to identify and uninstall any adware applications that might have been installed without your knowledge on your computer.
Windows 7 users: Click the Start button in the left bottom corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs, and Features”.
Windows 8 user: right-click the Windows logo in the lower left corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs, and Features”.
Windows 10 user: right-click the Windows logo in the bottom left corner, open Run, and type appwiz.cpl
Find recently installed adware applications and uninstall the apps.
In the image, you see recently known adware applications related to Winprizes42.live pop-up.
Information: Click the column “Installed On” to sort installed software by date, doing so makes it easier to detect recently installed adware applications and uninstall them.
Continue to step 2.
Remove Winprizes42.live with Malwarebytes
Remove adware, other viruses, and malware responsible for the Winprizes42.live pop-up with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is always free to use, detect and remove the Winprizes42.live redirect in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Edge web browser.
Malwarebytes will remove adware, viruses, and malware and is compatible with any pre-installed antivirus software.
No worries, Malwarebytes is free to detect and remove adware for 14 days.
Run the Malwarebytes installation and proceed as described in the installation process. Click here for Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Get started to start your 14-days of free premium features.
- Protects your online privacy and identity from cybercriminals.
- Protects your devices and personal data against Ransomware.
- Protects your device from redirects to malicious and shady webpages.
- Stops malware that tries to compromise or infect your device through malicious webpages.
After 14 days of your free Malwarebytes Premium trial, Malwarebytes reverts to the Malwarebytes Free version. Malwarebytes free is still able to scan, detect, and remove any malware from your device.
In the free version, you need to start a scan manually. Real-Time protection against online threats is not available in the free version of Malwarebytes.
Click Scan Now to start scanning your PC for adware, malware, trojan horses, spyware etc.
Malwarebytes will now start scanning your PC for malware, hang on, the malware scan usually takes about 2 to 5 minutes to complete.
When the scan is finished you’ll be presented with the malware scan results. Review the malware scan results and click the Quarantine Selected button to continue.
Hang on. Malwarebytes is moving the detected malware to quarantine.
In order to complete the Malwarebytes removal scan, you should reboot your computer.
The adware is now removed from your computer, enjoy!
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