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Posted: April 29, 2013

Ad.reduxmedia.com is an advertising site that often is exploited for the purpose of generating unwanted browser pop-ups. Since threats related to Ad.reduxmedia.com can exhibit variable attributes, you always should use anti-malware products to disinfect any PC threats related to Ad.reduxmedia.com, including pop-up-creating adware or browser hijackers.

The Media that Pushes Itself Into Your Monitor... Again and Again

Ad.reduxmedia.com primarily is marketed as an advertising network, but most PC users are familiar with Ad.reduxmedia.com through the Ad.reduxmedia.com-related pop-ups that are created by browser hijackers, adware and other types of low-level PC threats. Most threats that promote Ad.reduxmedia.com to be specific to Internet Explorer, with common symptoms including:

  • Creating pop-up advertisements for IE automatically (even if you're using another browser).
  • Creating non-advertisement-based new windows or tabs for IE automatically (once again, even if you're using another browser).
  • Avoiding normal uninstallation methods, such as the via Control Panel, that can be used to remove most kinds of non-malicious programs.
  • Making undesirable changes to your Registry and other components of your operating system. These changes may disable dangerous download warnings, website alerts and other security-related features of your browser.

When Advertisements Aren't the Only Things an 'Advertisement' Site Has to Show You

Besides its advertisements, Ad.reduxmedia.com also has a prolonged history of hosting malicious software and other PC threats and has been blacklisted by various organizations as a direct consequence of that history. Since contact with Ad.reduxmedia.com may expose you to drive-by-downloads and other browser-exploiting PC threats, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers suggest scanning your PC with anti-malware tools after your browser has loaded Ad.reduxmedia.com – no matter how it may have occurred.

Since Internet Explorer is a basic Windows component that's required for various purposes, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers don't recommend removing it. In any case, even deleting Internet Explorer entirely is not likely to remove the actual threat on your computer that causes the Ad.reduxmedia.com pop-ups (even if the pop-ups stop appearing). Such PC threats also may reduce your web browser's security settings, change your homepage and cause other problems that make even the act of browsing the web an exertion into potential danger.

Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to ad.reduxmedia.com may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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