fom001.site redirects are occurring because you have an adware program on your computer. The adware must have entered together with free software and you did not notice. It was attached to freeware and set to install if you do not notice it during installation. Thankfully, adware is not malicious. It generally aims to make income by exposing you to advertisement content whether you want it or not. In the case of fom001.site adware, you will constantly be redirected to fom001.site. These redirect will happen at random times no matter where you click. Adware can get annoying very quickly because of its behavior and many users are eager to get rid of it. Some ad-supported programs might even be dangerous because thay can expose you to malicious content and your computer could get infected with malware. Thus we suggest you uninstall fom001.site adware as soon as possible.
Adware spreads using software bundles. No one would install adware knowing what it is so another method is used. It is attached to free software in a way that allows it to install automatically alongside. In order to avoid these unwanted installations, you need to use Advanced or Custom settings. Since the items are set to install, you will have to manually deselect them in those settings. Uncheck all the boxes and only then proceed to install the freeware. If you have a habit of rushing through the installation processes, it is no wonder you are stuck having to remove fom001.site now.
fom001.site automatic removal guide
If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove fom001.site from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.
Download free antimalware scanner:
After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.
Step 1. Run a full scan of your system
…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂
At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the fom001.site infection!
Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:
Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the fom001.site, on a settings tab:
Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying fom001.site pop-up ads leave you in peace:
fom001.site manual removal steps:
Step 1. Delete fom001.site from the system.
To delete fom001.site extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.
Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the fom001.site extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.
Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the fom001.site extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.
Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a fom001.site extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.
Step 2. Reset your browser settings.
It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:
- Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
- Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
- Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
- Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.
Step 3. Celebrate your victory!
Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉