How to remove sbx1.afy11.net pop-ups
We consider sbx1.afy11.net as a malicious webpage. It installs in your PC along with some other programs, this is a very common and effective way of installation. It also can sneak into your system through other adverts or email services. It pretends like something else making users to click on a malicious link. And when the do, they will be redirected to a sbx1.afy11.net malisious website.
If you notice the ads signing “by sbx1.afy11.net Ads”, “Ads by sbx1.afy11.net”, “sbx1.afy11.net Ads”, “Ad by sbx1.afy11.net”, “Powered by sbx1.afy11.net”, “Brought by sbx1.afy11.net” or “Brought to you by sbx1.afy11.net” while using your browser then your computer is infected and you need to clean it.
This virus will cause some serious problems with your software and hardware. It will slow your working speed and will start to track your internet activities, search history and more. In this information there can be some password to your credit cards/accouts. Keeping sbx1.afy11.net virus is a great risk for your safety and privacy. We strongly recommend you to remove sbx1.afy11.net as soon as you will be aware of its presence in your system. Follow the instruction in our removal guide below.
How to remove the sbx1.afy11.net
You are advised to have legal anti-malware program Gridinsoft Trojan Killer, which helps you to remove automatically this unwanted program easily. Here it is shown easy steps, how to remove it. You can see them below this article. If you want to try to remove sbx1.afy11.net by yourself, you will find a simple guide further.
1. Automatic removal guide for sbx1.afy11.net :
If you decided to use the removal tool, all you need to do is to follow the steps:
Step 1. Download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer from the button below:
The installation process is quite simple, you can choose the language you prefer most, before the process itself. After, you can choose the exact path, where anti-virus will be installed. Press “Next” button to proceed and installation process will begin.
Step 2. Run the scan on your PC
NOTE: Before you start to scan your computer, CLOSE ALL ACTIVE BROWSER WINDOWS on this time.
Every time when you run this anti-virus, it will start an automatic standard scan of your computer. You will have 5 seconds to cancel the scan if you don’t need it. Otherwise, the scan will begin. There are other ways to start scan manually. Just Press on “Scan” tab and the left-click on “Standard scan” or other kind of scan you need.
After you start the scanning process, you will see the screen with progress bar and alerts, that will show you what kind of malware, Trojan Killer found during the scan and the exact location of it.
Step 3. Apply actions to sbx1.afy11.net
When the scanning process of your PC will be finished, Trojan Killer will show you all threats, that were found on your PC and a list of actions, that you can Apply to them. First, you can select what kind of action you want to Apply to this add-on. Then, press “Apply” button to produce action and delete all threats.
Step 4. Reset your browser settings
NOTE: This operation will close all instances of selected browsers. Any unsaved changes will be lost. Please, save all work in progress before you continue.
When you have eliminated sbx1.afy11.net, we strongly recommend you to reset your browser settings. For that, you can go to “Tools” tab and press “Reset browser settings” button.
You will see the window with options. You can choose what Internet browser and the exact options you want to reset.
How to prevent the sbx1.afy11.net:
Removing the malicious browser add-on from your PC is a good thing. But it doesn’t mean, that you will be protected from the repeat infection. The best way to deal with this add-on is to not get infected in the first place. If you want to prevent the infection, follow the simple tip below:
- Do not install free applications from unreliable websites!
- If you did download this kind of program, select custom installation and remove any tick in the checkbox, that seems questionable.
- Use an anti-virus software on your PC.
- Scan your Computer at least once a week.
Also, you can activate the Real-time protection in Trojan Killer anti-virus. To do that, go to the “Protection” tab and press “Start” button to the right of the label.
2. Manual removal guide for sbx1.afy11.net adware :
Removing sbx1.afy11.net should be your main concern. First, you must delete this add-on, as a software from your PC.
First of all close running applications on your Task Manager. Press (and hold) CTRL+ALT+DEL(Delete) or CTRL+Shift+Esc, press “Process” or “Detail” tab and find High Stairs.exe (if you can’t find it just ignore this step and move on).
Right after, cleaning all of the folders, you’ll be able to begin cleaning up the web browser. Before removing sbx1.afy11.net pop-ups, it’s necessary to totally reset the web browser. If you still think about manual removal of sbx1.afy11.net, follow these steps below:
Step 1. sbx1.afy11.net from your PC.
To delete sbx1.afy11.net from your computer, you can find the “Uninstall the program” tool on your Operation System:
Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start – Quick Access Menu – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Find “sbx1.afy11.net“, click on it and press ‘Uninstall”.
Windows 7: Click on Start – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Right-click on “sbx1.afy11.net” and press ‘Uninstall”.
Windows XP: Click on Start – Control Panel – Add/Remove Programs. Similar windows with the list of programs will show you. Right-click on “sbx1.afy11.net” and press “Remove”.
Step 2. Browser setting reset guide
After you have removed the sbx1.afy11.netyou will need to reset browser settings. To do it, follow the tips below:
If you have Google Chrome Browser go to the “Settings” tab and press “Show advanced settings”. At the bottom of the page, click “Reset settings” button.
For the Mozilla Firefox press the “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
Opera users can reset settings by deleting “Operapref.ini file” in folder C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\”.
For Internet Explorer users, open “Tools” menu, then click “Internet options”. In the next window, click “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.
Click More actions button at the top right corner, then click Settings. Under Privacy, click on Clear browsing data button, check the items you want to delete, then click Delete.”.
For Internet Safari users, click on Safari menu and find “Reset Safari…”. In the appeared window, select all items and click “Reset” button.
If the manual removal guide didn’t work for you or it worked with unwanted consequences, we strongly recommend you to install the automatic removal tool Trojan Killer and follow the steps from Automatic removal guide for sbx1.afy11.net adware. You can find this guide higher. Use the link below to download the particular tool:
With purchasing Trojan-Killer you will get such advantages:
GridinSoft Trojan Killer is the modern powerful anti-virus software that keeps rendering assistance to thousands of our customers to get rid of malicious software (malware). It does its job quickly and effectively. You do not have to spend hours manually cleaning your PC from “unwanted guests”.