is a very generic website that pushes a scam to trick users into allowing ads on the desktop. As soon as you are redirected to the site, you will be shown a browser alert saying “ wants to show notifications”. The feature is legitimate, and legitimate sites would show useful content if given permission. However, sites like spam ads. Content promoted by this site is likely nothing good so interacting with it is not recommended. Fortunately, if you have given the site permission, you can easily revoke it. ads has no content, besides an image of a video player and a message saying you need to allow notifications to view the video. A browser pop-up will appear saying wants to show notifications. This type of trick may work on users who were trying to stream copyrighted content for free and were redirected, and that happens quite often when browsing pirating sites. In any case, allowing notifications would not play the video. It would just give permission to spam ads. If you give it permission to show notifications, you would be exposed to highly questionable content, and even potential malware/scams. The sooner you revoke the site’s permission, the better. Instructions on how to do that will be available in the last section of this report.

The “show notifications” feature is legitimate and it’s safe to give sites you trust permission. You may even find the feature to be useful if there are sites you frequent and want to see the content they post more conveniently. For example, if you visit a news website frequently, you can allow it to show notifications to get news directly on your desktop. Clicking on a notification would take you directly to the content.

Depending on why you get redirected, you may need to scan your computer with anti-virus software. If you are redirected regularly, your computer may have adware installed on it. And getting rid of adware is easiest with anti-virus software. If it’s not adware, you’re likely redirected by the sites you visit. If that is the case, all you need to do is install an adblocker program.

Redirects to may be triggered by adware

You could be redirected to dubious websites for a number of reasons. Random redirects generally occur when users browse risky websites. If you get redirected when visiting a particular website, the site is probably hosting questionable ads. Interacting with anything on those sites usually triggers redirects. Fortunately, installing an adblocker program would fix this issue.

Adware infections can occasionally cause redirects. Adware is a very minor infection when compared to other kinds of threats like trojans and ransomware. However, dealing with it can be very annoying. Adware and similar infections are usually installed by users accidentally because of the software bundling method. Infections can be attached to free programs as extra offers, and those offers are set to install automatically alongside the programs. Users do not need to specifically grant them permission. Because of this, software bundling is a rather controversial installation method, and programs that use it are identified as potential threats by anti-virus software.

Although the offers are optional, users must manually deselect them to stop them from installing. But many users struggle with this because the offers are hidden. If you learn how to install free software correctly, you should have no issues with this. Choosing Advanced (Custom) settings rather than Default when given the option is the most important part. The installation window will recommend using Default settings but if you follow this advice, all added offers will install alongside the program. If you use Advanced settings, the offers will be made visible, and you will be given the option to deselect all of them. All you really need to do is uncheck the boxes of those offers.

Even if an offer appears useful at first sight, allowing it to install is not recommended. If you permit these unnecessary installations, you will only flood your computer with junk programs. These kinds of infections, while not malicious, can often cause issues when trying to remove them. They’re much easier to prevent than remove once fully installed.

How to stop ads from appearing on your desktop

Despite the fact that the feature is legitimate and sometimes useful, it shouldn’t be allowed to be abused by websites like You need to revoke the site’s permission to display notifications if you have given it. Fortunately, you can easily revoke it via your browser’s settings. Use the instructions provided directly below if you need help navigating your browser’s settings. Not only, but all other questionable websites should be deleted.

  • Mozilla Firefox: Open the menu (the three bars at the top-right corner), click Options, then Privacy & Security. Scroll down to Permissions, press Settings next to Notifications, and remove and any other questionable websites from the list. It’s possible to permanently turn off push notification requests by checking the “Block new requests asking to allow notifications” box in the same Notifications settings.
  • Google Chrome: Open the menu (the three dots top-right corner), then Settings, then Privacy and security, then Site Settings. Click on Notifications under Permissions, and remove and any other questionable websites from the list. It’s possible to permanently turn off push notification requests by toggling off “Sites can ask to send notifications”.
  • Microsoft Edge: Open the menu (the three dots top-right corner), then Settings, then Cookies and site permissions, then Notifications. Review which sites have permission and remove and any other questionable websites from the list. It’s possible to permanently turn off push notification requests by toggling off “Ask before sending”.

To check for adware infections, you should also run a scan of your computer with antivirus software. If the issue is adware, the only way to stop the redirects would be to remove it. And the simplest way to do that is to use anti-virus software. As soon as the adware is gone, the redirects should stop. Installing an adblocker program is also recommended.

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