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Get rid of Protect-now.online redirect – Fake Norton Scam

By | February 29, 2020

How to Remove Protect-now.online? Adware applications are known to redirect users to ad-rotator advertisements that are not suitable for all audiences or trying to scam the user. Protect-now.online is just one of those domains that act as a landing page redirect by an ad-rotator service.

What is Protect-now.online? Protect-now.online wants the user to subscribe to online services in order to earn revenue for adware publishers. Protect-now.online is involved in an intrusive malvertising campaign set up by suspicious advertisers and is potentially dangerous for the user’s online privacy.

Protect-now.online

Windows Alert

Your PC might be infected. We will now do a quick 10 second PC scan.

Please click OK to continue.

Attention Required!

Your antivirus software requires an update.

To remove all detected viruses, you must update your antivirus software.

Click “Proceed” then on the next page click “Downloads” to download and install the latest version of the software.

Protect-now.online redirect

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 Protect-now.online pop-up.

How to prevent Protect-now.online 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 Protect-now.online ads.

How to remove Protect-now.online?

Protect-now.online removal tool.Free for 14-days to detected and remove Protect-now.online redirect Malwarebytes: Remove Protect-now.online ads.

Hi Mac user! did you know you can remove Protect-now.online from your Mac with CleanMyMac?. Get rid of Mac malware.
The instructions below apply to Microsoft Windows devices only. Mac OS users should use CleanMyMac or Malwarebytes for Mac to remove malware. Read more in this Mac adware removal instruction.

Remove Protect-now.online from your Android device with Malwarebytes for Android.

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Uninstall adware from your computer

In this first removal step, we will attempt to identify and remove adware applications that are installed without your knowledge on your computer.

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Uninstall software from Windows 7

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

Windows 8 or Windows 10 uninstall adware

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Windows 8 user: right-click the Windows logo in the lower left corner, select Control Panel, select “Programs, and Features”.

appwiz windows 10

Windows 10 user: right-click the Windows logo in the bottom left corner, open Run, and type appwiz.cpl

uninstall adware to remove Protect-now.online

Find the recently installed adware application and uninstall the adware.
In the image, you see recently known adware applications associated with the Protect-now.online 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.

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Remove Protect-now.online redirect with Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes
Remove adware, other viruses, and malware responsible for the Protect-now.online pop-up with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is always free to use, detect and remove the Protect-now.online 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hang on. Malwarebytes is moving the detected malware to quarantine.

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In order to complete the Malwarebytes removal scan, you should reboot your computer.

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The adware is now removed from your computer, enjoy!

Would you like to uninstall adware manually?

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Max
Author: Max

Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

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