Remove golnk6.com redirect – Chrome, Firefox, IE – Removal Guide




golnk6.com is a redirect in the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or Edge web browser that redirects the browser to various unwanted ads. golnk6.com is responsible for the annoying popups in the web browser that are associated with Adware. Because the golnk6.com redirects the user to various intrusive ads, it often strikes the user that golnk6.com is unwanted. It is important to note that if the web browser is redirected via golnk6.com, the PC is infected with an adware application.

golnk6.com is not the only redirect that occurs in the web browser. If adware is installed on your PC more redirects will be displayed, for example, cobalten.com, go.oclasrv.com, and laserveradedomaina.com redirects. Your web browser is constantly being abused to show ads to the user. There are many similar redirects to golnk6.com, e.g. golnk1.com to golnk10.com.

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golnk6.com pop-up removal

Additional information:
golnk6.com: Download Removal Tool
Distribution: Adware
Also known as: golnk6.com redirect, golnk6.com pop-up, golnk6.com ads.
Affected Browsers: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge.
Type: pop-up (redirect)

Adware is responsible for the golnk6.com redirect in the web browser. Adware is distributed through rogue installation software, which is software designed to install adware on the PC during the installation process. The adware is offered as useful software that enhances your browser experience, such as toolbars for example pretending.
So it is most likely if you notice the golnk6.com redirect to the web browser that adware has been installed. You should remove this adware from your PC as soon as possible. Adware can cause a lot of problems with your online privacy. Adware, for example, is able to display advertisements, collect data from the web browser or manipulate web pages (for example, inject ads).




How to remove golnk6.com redirect?

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Remove the golnk6.com redirect with the adware removal tool. Get rid of adware and remove the golnk6.com redirect from the browser.

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golnk6.com redirect manual removal instruction

Only use this steps if you know what you are doing. Adware leaves traces, make sure the golnk6.com redirect is fully removed, therefor I advise to use the free adware removal tool.

If you need help, use the comments at the end of this article. I am here to help you.


golnk6.com removal malwarebytesStep 1. Remove golnk6.com with Malwarebytes

Get rid of golnk6.com popup ads with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is free to use, detect and remove golnk6.com popup redirect from your PC and web browser. Detect the latest adware, potentially unwanted programs that show golnk6.com ads with Malwarebytes. Protect your PC with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes works perfectly in addition to a virusscanner.

 

Run the Malwarebytes program installation file. Click here for Malwarebytes installation instructions.
Click Scan Now to start examining for the adware responsible for the golnk6.com popup redirect in the web browser.

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Malwarebytes will start searching for malware, please wait for Malwarebytes to finish the malware scan.
Malwarebytes usually takes between 2 to 5 minutes to complete.

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Once the malware scan is performed, Malwarebytes will present the results of the golnk6.com ad malware scan.
Remove the malware found by Malwarebytes using the Quarantine Selected button.

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Wait for Malwarebytes to move all malware to quarantine.

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Malwarebytes needs to make a system reboot to finish the golnk6.com malware removal process.
Save and close any working documents or open web pages and click Yes to reboot your PC.

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After the system reboot, your PC is clean from the golnk6.com popup in the web browser. Stay protected with Malwarebytes against future popup ads. Malwarebytes stops adware, potentially unwanted programs, malicious web pages, suspicious downloads, viruses, spyware and ransomware from infecting your machine.

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golnk6.com removal zemanaStep 2. Remove golnk6.com with Zemana Antivirus

Zemana Anti-Malware is an second opinion anti-malware scanner which uses Cloud technology for golnk6.com popup detection. Zemana is the fastest, smallest and most proactively malware scanner available. Zemana is its best in addition to a primary virus scanner or malware scanner such as Malwarebytes.

 

Open the Zemana anti-malware setup file.
Install Zemana anti-malware using the default settings, after successful installation Zemana anti-malware will update itself to the latest version.

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Select the Scan button to perform a malware scan to detect the malware responsible for the golnk6.com redirect.
Please wait for the scan to finish, this usually takes a few minutes.

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Click the Next button to remove the malware found by Zemana on your computer.

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Wait a couple of seconds for Zemana to remove the golnk6.com popup malware from your PC.

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Your PC is successfuly cleaned by Zemana. Zemana is an excellent protection for people searching for a lightweight malware detection and removal tool. Zemana is its best in addition to a more comprehensive antivirus or anti-malware security application such as Malwarebytes.

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Uninstall golnk6.comUninstall adware to get rid of the golnk6.com pop-up.

In this first golnk6.com redirect removal step, I advise you to look carefully for any recently installed applications. Adware goes by many different names, make sure to uninstall all applications unknown to you to get rid of golnk6.com popups.



windows 10 uninstall adware

Windows 10 user
Right-click the Windows Start button. Click Apps and Features, scroll through the application list until you find the malicious application responsible for the golnk6.com redirect. Click Uninstall and follow uninstall instructions. Below you will find a list of known adware and potentially unwanted programs.

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Windows 8 uninstall malware

Windows 8 user
Right-click the Windows start button, click Control Panel and click Programs and Features.

Remove Malware Adware Potentially Unwanted Programs from Windows 8 or Windows 10

Uninstall Adware, Malware, Virus, Potentially Unwanted Program - Windows 7

Windows 7 user
Click the Start button in the left bottom corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs and Features”.

Uninstall software from Windows 7

Check the installed applications list for recently installed applications. Remember that adware is responsible for golnk6.com ads, you will need to manually find the application responsible for the golnk6.com popup. Here is a list of known adware applications that might be responsible for the golnk6.com redirect.


SearchAwesome, MultiTimer version 1.0, ShutdownTime version 1.0, PC Speed UP Pro, System Healer, BlockAdsPro, FolderShare, ProxyGate, MiniCalc, Runbooster, Shadowsocks version 1.0, VidSquare, S5M, AnonymizerGadget, Toolbars (Mindspark, MyWay), Lightning, La Cie Public version 1.0, 1.0.0.1, Internet Speed Tester, WebDiscover Browser, NativeDesktopMediaService, System Table, Betterworld, SmartApp 1.00, PC Optimizer, PC Speedup 2018, PC Speedup 2017, Yeadesktop, Maxi Buy, One Sytem Care, YoutubeAdBlock, Yandex, Up Pro verified, Premieropinion, HDWallpaper, Chameleon Explorer Pro, WhiteClick, GeoSmartDNS, SuperSearch, {random-name} version 1.5

Select the software application from the list and click the Uninstall button.
Click the column “Installed On” to sort recently installed software applications by date, sorting the software applications by installation date makes it easier for you to detect recently installed applications.
If you don’t know what to look or need help to remove golnk6.com?,

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How to remove golnk6.com popup Remove golnk6.com redirect from Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.

In this second golnk6.com popup manual removal step you need to verify if the adware has installed a browser extension or did some unwanted changes in the web browser. Some extensions are ad-supported and show ads such as golnk6.com in the web browser.

  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Microsoft Edge

golnk6.com Internet Explorer

In this first step for Internet Explorer, you have to verify if internet explorer is infected with a malicious add-on. Add-ons could be responsible for the golnk6.com in the Internet Explorer web browser.

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choose the wrench button, and from the menu click Manage add-ons.

Internet Explorer Extension Removal

Check the add-on list for any suspicious add-on in Internet Explorer, click disable or remove to delete the add-on.
Continue to the next step to remove golnk6.com ads.

Reset your default Homepage and Search engine for Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer has the possibility to reset to default, an Internet Explorer reset will affect your saved bookmarks and passwords. Internet Explorer reset is the easiest way to get rid of settings that might have caused the golnk6.com popup.

Reset Internet Explorer

pick the wrench button and from the menu click Internet Options.

Reset Internet Explorer

Choose the Advanced tab, click the Reset button.

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Check Delete personal settings and click the Reset button.
Restart Internet Explorer to complete the reset.

Good, Internet Explorer is reset to the default configuration, it is important to know there are adware (golnk6.com) remnants on your computer. We recommend to scan and remove the virus files from your computer. Make sure the golnk6.com popup doesn’t occur again and all remnants are removed from your PC.


golnk6.com google chrome

In this first step for Chrome, you need to identify and remove any browser extension. Some browser extensions are ad-supported, e.g. adware and might trigger the golnk6.com popup ad in the Chrome browser.
If you didn’t install any browser extension at all, remove all browser extensions from Chrome.

Remove virus from Chrome

Click the menu button, from the Chrome menu click More tools and then Extensions.

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Identify browser extension(s) from the list and click the Remove button to remove the extension.
If you are unsure if the extension is malicious, click the slider and disable the extension first. Continue to the next step.

Reset the Google Chrome profile sync

Google Chrome synchronizes the browsers user-profile with the Google Cloud services. If the Google Chrome browser is infected with adware, this adware, usually browser extensions, the homepage and search engine settings are synced with Google’s servers.
It is important to clean this synchronized cache. If the user doesn’t clear the synchronized settings, the golnk6.com popup, browser extension, and Chrome settings keep coming back on any devices the Chrome user profile is synchronized with.

Open the Google Dashboard (opens in a new browser window). Click the Reset sync button to clear all of your synced data on Google’s server, confirm with OK.

google chrome reset sync

Continue to the next step.

Reset the Google Chrome homepage and search engine settings

Chrome has the option to reset to default settings, a Chrome browser reset will not affect your saved bookmarks and passwords. Google Chrome reset is the easiest way to get rid of ad-supported browser extensions that show the golnk6.com popup.

google chrome settings

Click the menu button, from the drop-down menu click Settings.

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Scroll down to Advanced and again scroll down to Reset settings.

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Click the Reset button to reset Google Chrome.

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Confirm the reset of the Chrome web browser by clicking the Reset button.
Restart Google Chrome for the changes to take effect.

Google Chrome is reset to default settings, it is important to know there are remnants of golnk6.com popup ads on your computer. We recommend to scan and remove malware files from your computer to make sure the adware does not reinstall and the golnk6.com redirect doesn’t occur again.


golnk6.com firefox

In this first step for Firefox, you need to identify and remove any Firefox add-on that is unknown to you.
If you didn’t install any add-on at all, remove all add-ons from Firefox. Add-ons in Firefox could be ad-supported which basically means an add-on might have caused the golnk6.com popup in Firefox.

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Click the Firefox menu button, from the drop-down menu click Add-ons.

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Click extensions from the left menu. Identify any unknown Firefox browser extension.
Click the Remove button to delete the extension.

Reset the Firefox homepage and search engine settings

Firefox has the option to reset to default settings, this will reset Firefox completely. Reset Firefox is the easiest way to get rid of ad-supported add-ons from Firefox that might have triggered the golnk6.com popup.

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Click the menu button, from the menu, select Help ? (the question mark icon, at the end of the menu).

how to reset firefox

Click on Troubleshooting information from the Help menu.

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select the Refresh Firefox button, confirm the reset and restart Firefox.

The Firefox browser is reset to default settings, it is important to know there are remnants of malware on your computer. We recommend to scan and remove malware files from your computer to make sure the malware does not reinstall and the golnk6.com popup advertisement is entirely removed from the Firefox web browser.


golnk6.com microsoft edge

If you encounter golnk6.com popup ads in Microsoft Edge, follow these instructions.

reset microsoft edge - apps and features

Right-click the start button in Windows 10, from the start menu top click Apps and Features.

reset microsoft edge - advanced options

Scroll down through the right Apps and Features list till you see Microsoft Edge, click Advanced options.

reset microsoft edge windows 10

Click on the Reset button to reset Microsoft Edge to default settings. Microsoft Edge reset will clear the browsing history, cookies, and settings. Not the Microsoft Edge favorites web pages.

The Microsoft Edge web-browser is reset to default settings, it is important to know there are remnants of the golnk6.com popup on your computer. We recommend to scan and remove malware files from your computer to make sure the malware does not reinstall and the golnk6.com redirect is entirely removed from the Microsoft Edge web browser and PC.

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