How to remove Aliexpress.com (Virus Removal Guide)

The “Aliexpress.com virus” (Aliexpress virus) is a very broad term to describe suspicious behavior associated with the website. Aliexpress.com is a legitimate and safe online retail publication; However, their marketing practices are questionable and many internet users have complained of pop-up ads and browser redirects to the website, including offer.aliexpress.com, best.aliexpress.com, and activities.aliexpress.com,. Aliexpress.com is often promoted through third-party advertisements that can be delivered by adware or through an advertising platform implemented by website owners.

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Aliexpress.com ads appear in a variety of forms. Some Aliexpress.com advertisements are generic pop-ups and banners, as well as in-text hyperlink ads, while other advertisements take up an entire browser window. The advertisements that take up an entire browser window are called pop-under ads. Pop-under ads associated with this website can be caused by adware and third-party advertising platforms. Pop-up ads associated with this webpage are most likely due to an adware infection.

Aliexpress.com ads associated with adware are usually promoted by a variety of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) and browser attachments that download and install without user knowledge. Programs and browser attachments used to promote the website can also change existing internet browser settings of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and other affected internet browsers in order to cause browser redirects to aliexpress.com, offer.aliexpress.com, best.aliexpress.com, activities.aliexpress.com, and other sponsored webpages.

Furthermore, programs used to promote this website and cause pop-up advertisements are also known to bundle with additional potentially unwanted programs, malware, and malicious files. This means that in order to remove aliexpress.com ads and stop browser redirects to the website it may be necessary to uninstall multiple programs, remove multiple browser add-ons and extensions, and eradicate multiple malicious files.

How to remove aliexpress.com

Step 1: Uninstall potentially unwanted programs

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2.Navigate to the Control Panel on Windows Start Menu.

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3. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove a program).

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4. A list of programs installed on your computer will appear. Search for suspicious and unwanted programs in the list of installed programs. Once a program you want to remove is located, double click to begin the uninstall process (or select the program and click Uninstall).

Step 2: Remove browser add-ons and extensions

Google Chrome

1. Click on the Customize icon (3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.

2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the add-on, select it, and remove it.

Step 3: Scan your computer for malware

1. Download and install the free or full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. The full version enables real-time protection to block malware and unwanted programs from infecting your computer, while the free version is just a free scan and removal tool.

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2. Open the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware program.

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3. Click the large Scan Now button or visit the “Scan” tab to manually run a scan.

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4. Once the malware scan is complete, click the Remove Selected button and reboot your computer.

Step 4: Clean up and repair settings

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2. Once installed, open the program and navigate to Cleaner > Windows/Applications and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

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3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click Disable and Delete once anything is found.

If you are still experiencing issues removing potential Aliexpress.com malware after using this removal guide we recommend to perform a system restore/recovery or a reset/refresh for Windows 8.

Sean Doyle

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Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Sean's primary focuses include Internet Security, Web Spam, and Online Marketing.