Complete tips to delete New-updates-service.com virus
New-updates-service.com is a push notification virus and you could get redirected to it because of adware installed, mistyped address, click on a deceptive ad on a shady site. Whatever be the reason, please don’t accept its notifications as your screen or desktop will be then bombarded with misleading ads.
Furthermore, this virus can open new tabs with affiliated pages on demand if sudden redirect is triggered. Thus, you would be forced to visit various shady portals with tech support scams, potentially unwanted apps, porn, malware, gambling and so on.
If you were tricked into clicking on Allow button on the New-updates-service.com site, it is not the end of the world. You can delete its notifications from your browser. Before that, you should think of removing adware or other PUAs that could be causing the initial redirect.
Please don’t visit shady pages like New-updates-service.com. They are redirected to them by potentially unwanted apps such as browser hijackers, adware and alike. The same push notification virus might appear differently for different users living on different parts of the world.
During the time of writing, the website urged people to click on the allow button to provide a proof that we are not robots. Other page backgrounds and prompts, pushing to click on the Allow button might include:
- Confirm that you are over 18 years old,
- Close the window,
- Enter the site,
- Continue watching,
- Downloading file and etc.
Please be advised that if a website pushes you to accept its notifications by providing or continuing something, it is a push notification. When you click on allow button, ads would start to appear directly to the desktop.
Practically, all New-updates-service.com ads are deceptive, meaning that they have nothing in common with the sites you will be redirected to if you click on them. But the worst part is that you might be forced to visit any of the infectious pages through sudden redirects.
Therefore, you should enable notifications only from legit pages and pages that you visit frequently. You can remove any shady site notifications, if you’ve accepted them by going to the browsers’ settings notification section and deleting the permission given to the site to show notifications.
You should take care of the adware infection before that is behind the New-updates-service.com redirect. You can remove it by scanning the system using some reputable antivirus tool. Once after that, delete the browsers’ cookies and website data to avoid the risk of data tracking.
Don’t download Flash Player installers or updaters
Many people still don’t know that Flash Player was discontinued on December 31st, 2020. The software is obsolete and Adobe is recommending users to delete it for security purpose. Crooks are exploiting the lack of knowledge of the users.
You might encounter fake Flash Player update prompts either on any treacherous or hacked pages. Such prompts suggest you that this software is outdated and you need to update it. These download actually carry infections from PUAs to dangerous malware.
Therefore, if you ever receive any such prompts, please don’t believe on it and don’t click on it. Close the browsing tab, perform system diagnostic to remove cookies and never visit the site again. Spread this information to all your colleagues.
Antimalware Details And User Guide
Important Note: This malware asks you to enable the web browser notifications. So, before you go the manual removal process, execute these steps.
Google Chrome (PC)
- Go to right upper corner of the screen and click on three dots to open the Menu button
- Select “Settings”. Scroll the mouse downward to choose “Advanced” option
- Go to “Privacy and Security” section by scrolling downward and then select “Content settings” and then “Notification” option
- Find each suspicious URLs and click on three dots on the right side and choose “Block” or “Remove” option
Google Chrome (Android)
- Go to right upper corner of the screen and click on three dots to open the menu button and then click on “Settings”
- Scroll down further to click on “site settings” and then press on “notifications” option
- In the newly opened window, choose each suspicious URLs one by one
- In the permission section, select “notification” and “Off” the toggle button
- On the right corner of the screen, you will notice three dots which is the “Menu” button
- Select “Options” and choose “Privacy and Security” in the toolbar present in the left side of the screen
- Slowly scroll down and go to “Permission” section then choose “Settings” option next to “Notifications”
- In the newly opened window, select all the suspicious URLs. Click on the drop-down menu and select “Block”
- In the Internet Explorer window, select the Gear button present on the right corner
- Choose “Internet Options”
- Select “Privacy” tab and then “Settings” under the “Pop-up Blocker” section
- Select all the suspicious URLs one by one and click on the “Remove” option
- Open the Microsoft Edge and click on the three dots on the right corner of the screen to open the menu
- Scroll down and select “Settings”
- Scroll down further to choose “view advanced settings”
- In the “Website Permission” option, click on “Manage” option
- Click on switch under every suspicious URL
- On the upper right side corner, click on “Safari” and then select “Preferences”
- Go to “website” tab and then choose “Notification” section on the left pane
- Search for the suspicious URLs and choose “Deny” option for each one of them
Manual Steps to Remove New-updates-service.com :
Remove the related items of New-updates-service.com using Control-Panel
Windows 7 Users
Click “Start” (the windows logo at the bottom left corner of the desktop screen), select “Control Panel”. Locate the “Programs” and then followed by clicking on “Uninstall Program”
Windows XP Users
Click “Start” and then choose “Settings” and then click “Control Panel”. Search and click on “Add or Remove Program’ option
Windows 10 and 8 Users:
Go to the lower left corner of the screen and right-click. In the “Quick Access” menu, choose “Control Panel”. In the newly opened window, choose “Program and Features”
Mac OSX Users
Click on “Finder” option. Choose “Application” in the newly opened screen. In the “Application” folder, drag the app to “Trash”. Right click on the Trash icon and then click on “Empty Trash”.
In the uninstall programs window, search for the PUAs. Choose all the unwanted and suspicious entries and click on “Uninstall” or “Remove”.
After you uninstall all the potentially unwanted program causing New-updates-service.com issues, scan your computer with an anti-malware tool for any remaining PUPs and PUAs or possible malware infection. To scan the PC, use the recommended the anti-malware tool.
How to Remove Adware (New-updates-service.com ) from Internet Browsers
Delete malicious add-ons and extensions from IE
Click on the gear icon at the top right corner of Internet Explorer. Select “Manage Add-ons”. Search for any recently installed plug-ins or add-ons and click on “Remove”.
If you still face issues related to New-updates-service.com removal, you can reset the Internet Explorer to its default setting.
Windows XP users: Press on “Start” and click “Run”. In the newly opened window, type “inetcpl.cpl” and click on the “Advanced” tab and then press on “Reset”.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 Users: Press the Windows logo, type inetcpl.cpl in the start search box and press enter. In the newly opened window, click on the “Advanced Tab” followed by “Reset” button.
For Windows 8 Users: Open IE and click on the “gear” icon. Choose “Internet Options”
Select the “Advanced” tab in the newly opened window
Press on “Reset” option
You have to press on the “Reset” button again to confirm that you really want to reset the IE
Remove Doubtful and Harmful Extension from Google Chrome
Go to menu of Google Chrome by pressing on three vertical dots and select on “More tools” and then “Extensions”. You can search for all the recently installed add-ons and remove all of them.
If the problems related to New-updates-service.com still persists or you face any issue in removing, then it is advised that your reset the Google Chrome browse settings. Go to three dotted points at the top right corner and choose “Settings”. Scroll down bottom and click on “Advanced”.
At the bottom, notice the “Reset” option and click on it.
In the next opened window, confirm that you want to reset the Google Chrome settings by click on the “Reset” button.
Remove New-updates-service.com plugins (including all other doubtful plug-ins) from Firefox Mozilla
Open the Firefox menu and select “Add-ons”. Click “Extensions”. Select all the recently installed browser plug-ins.
If you face problems in New-updates-service.com removal then you have the option to rese the settings of Mozilla Firefox.
Open the browser (Mozilla Firefox) and click on the “menu” and then click on “Help”.
Choose “Troubleshooting Information”
In the newly opened pop-up window, click “Refresh Firefox” button
The next step is to confirm that really want to reset the Mozilla Firefox settings to its default by clicking on “Refresh Firefox” button.
Remove Malicious Extension from Safari
Open the Safari and go to its “Menu” and select “Preferences”.
Click on the “Extension” and select all the recently installed “Extensions” and then click on “Uninstall”.
Open the “Safari” and go menu. In the drop-down menu, choose “Clear History and Website Data”.
In the newly opened window, select “All History” and then press on “Clear History” option.
Delete New-updates-service.com (malicious add-ons) from Microsoft Edge
Open Microsoft Edge and go to three horizontal dot icons at the top right corner of the browser. Select all the recently installed extensions and right click on the mouse to “uninstall”
Open the browser (Microsoft Edge) and select “Settings”
Next steps is to click on “Choose what to clear” button
Click on “show more” and then select everything and then press on “Clear” button.
In most cases, the PUPs and adware gets inside the marked PC through unsafe freeware downloads. It is advised that you should only choose developers website only while downloading any kind of free applications. Choose custom or advanced installation process so that you can trace the additional PUPs listed for installation along with the main program.