How to remove Fpagesnews.net
About this threat
Fpagesnews.net is identical to many other websites related to hijackers and adware. They are not exactly malicious infections but they’re not harmless either. These potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) aim to expose users to advertisement content and gather certain information about browsing habits. Adware is a bit more difficult to notice than a hijacker but both infections need to be dealt with right away because they could expose you to malicious advertisements, which could lead to a serious infection. If you notice that your browser has a weird website set as the homepage, do not engage with it and refrain from clicking on any of the ads until you uninstall Fpagesnews.net. And be careful about how you install freeware from now own because hijackers and adware are usually attached to it.
How to prevent these infections?
PUPs are usually added to freeware as extra offers and you need to manually deselect them in order to prevent installation. So if you often install freeware, make sure you always use Advanced or Custom instead of Default settings. If something has been attached, you will see it in those settings. You will also be able to deselect everything. All you need to do is uncheck a couple of boxes and that takes mere seconds. And it’s much easier to do than it would be to delete Fpagesnews.net.
How does it affect the computer?
A variety of things might happen to your computer. The above mentioned website may be set as your homepage on all leading browsers you have installed, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Advertisements might be appearing at random times and pop-ups could be interrupting your browsing sessions. This will not stop and browser’s settings will be unchangeable unless you first remove Fpagesnews.net. If you find the site as your homepage and do not remember agreeing with the changes, do not use it. It will provide news articles and a search engine. This is a highly dubious website thus the articles could lead to strange or even malicious pages. And if the adware is asking you to download some kind of program, do not do it. Keep in mind that you should only download software from legitimate pages/stores, not some dubious pop-up ads. In addition to all this, your computer might slow down and your browser could experience crashes constantly. There are many reasons why you should uninstall Fpagesnews.net, and not even one on why you should keep it.
If you have experience when it comes to PUPs, you can try to delete Fpagesnews.net manually. For some users that may be difficult because the unwanted program could be hidden. If you are struggling, you can obtain anti-spyware software and have it remove Fpagesnews.net for you. Fpagesnews.net removal is necessary, so ensure that you perform it as soon as possible.
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