Stop gsafe.getawesome1.com Popup

 

If you are getting pop ups from gsafe.getawesome1.com, your computer may be infected with a browser hijacker. Don’t fret, you will be able to remove it. If you are being redirected to the page, it is best to close out of it. If it keeps taking your there, then your computer may have a malicious program taking you there. gsafe.getawesome1.com is used to promote Mega Music Search, a program which claims to have a large database for music. Due to the nature of how it is promoted, it is recommended that you steer away from the program. Below is how the website looks.

Gsafe.getawesome1.com is used to promote Mega Music Search. We recommend scanning your system for issues if you keep getting a popup from the website.

One way to remove this program is to find and remove it from your computer. In Firefox and Chrome, it likely hides as an extension; in Internet Explorer, it likely hides as an Add-on. However, just removing the add-in or extension may not be a permanent so you may have to find the program on your computer making the change.

Some browser hijackers will hide in plain sight in the Chrome extensions. If you are getting pop ups, definitely check to see if there are any extensions here which you didn’t mean to install.

The most efficient way to remove it is to scan your computer to find this issue, with other potential issues. If you would like to go the free route with a quality program, we recommend that you scan your computer with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Whereas most antivirus and antimalware programs cost money, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has a free version which will identify and remove viruses. We have a full guide on how to download and use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, including a download link on the page. The paid version is if you would like real-time protection. The reason why Malwarebytes is able to be free is that it has an outstanding community behind it.

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Malwarebytes provides high quality protection for free

The video below provides how to use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Again, the free version will allow you to remove malware, popups, adware, and randomware, and the paid version will provide you with continuous protection. We recommend Malwarebytes since they provide free removal, which most programs don’t.

Good luck, and let us know of any questions you have below. We are here to help!

Hao1258.com (Hao1258) web redirect virus removal

Users have recently reported that their browsers have been taking them to Hao1258.com. It is highly recommended to remove the redirect which is causing the browser to go to this website. Redirects can generally be installed through a trojan horse, which hijacks the browser and takes users to websites which they don’t want to go to. From looking to statistics, it looks like most of the users going to the website are from China.

The best program that will remove the Hao1258.com virus for free (if you believe it is a virus) is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. While the program has a paid version, the free version will still identify and remove the virus. Many of the other programs listed on the web will charge to remove so Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is recommended. Additionally, we have a full guide on how to download and use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, including a download link on the page.

If you have any questions around a program pretending to be the real Hao1258.com virus, please ask them below. We are here and happy to help as we want to make sure you can remove the adware on your computer.