How to get rid of Aartemis.com?
Aartemis.com is a search engine that will take control of your web browser. It is distributed through the installation of PUP or fake software update! Example of a fake Java update:
Here below you will learn how to get rid of Artemis.com!
AdwCleaner is a tool created specifically for disinfection remove adware:
Download AdwCleaner (by Xplode) on the desktop.
Launch the program and click on Remove and for the scan to be completed. You may need to restart the computer after the scan.
Once the removal is complete, a report will be generated.
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is a disinfection tool known for its effectiveness. It can help remove residue left behind after a scan with AdwCleaner, or handle other types of infections.
Download Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (By Rubber Ducky) on the desktop.
Install the software.
Make updates (Click on the "Updates" tab and then "Search for updates").
Then launch a full scan
Once the scan is complete, click on "Show results".
Select all detected items (some are not checked by default) and click "Remove Selected". If prompted to restart the PC, accept!
Clean Firefox and Google Chrome shortcuts
The shortcuts of your web browsers have been modified by Artemis.com and you will need to clean them manually.
Right-click on the shortcut of your web browsersand click properties.
In target field, clear everything after " http://artemis.com...."
Uninstall the related add-ons:
Firefox: Tools > Add-ons > Extension tab.
Google Chrome: Option menu > Tools > Extensions
Delete all the parasites extensions. After disinfection: Securing your computer against PUPs
To avoid installing adwares and PUPs in the future, here are some tips:
WOT can help you filter out websites distributing these harmful softwares.
Never download programs offered through advertisements or suspicious sites.
If you use Avast! or AVG, remember to enable the detection of PUPs. SpyHunter -Beware of fake security blogs:
When you perform a Google search on Delta Search - Fake security blogs are returned in the result pages
Fake blogs are sites that offer disinfection solutions in the form of a fix (specific tools), including Delta Search.
This fix turns out to be a paid anti-spyware (Spyhunter or Spyware Doctor)!
These fake security blogs earn money for each successful installation or sale.
E.g: The fake blogs on the first page of Google search results:
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