Remove “You have been blocked from our website!” Alert
“You have been blocked from our website!” alert will appear on the computer that is affected by a malware. This fake warning will show-up on the computer if you are visiting popular sites like Facebook, Yahoo, MSN, Google, YouTube and so on. Its intention is to force user to answer the server provided. After completing the survey, it may allow you to proceed to destination sites, however, that does not mean that your PC is now free from malicious codes.
Keep in mind that “You have been blocked from our website!” appears due to a threat that is embedded into the computer system. Thus, you need to remove it to make sure that no more threats reside on the computer. Since “You have been blocked from our website!” virus enters your PC, there are a number of files dropped. Changes are also made to the Windows hosts file, which you also need to restore to default setting. These alterations on the Windows hosts file commands your Internet browser to open a fake warning page of “You have been blocked from our website!”
Since you have acquired this browser hijacker by installing a program, removing that software may help in some ways. To complete the removal process, please see the guide below. As you can see, we highly suggest scanning the computer with effective anti-malware to delete hidden files and registry entries of the threat mentioned.
Follow these Procedures to Remove Remove “You have been blocked from our website!” Browser Redirect
Scan with MalwareBytes Anti-MalwareTo stop “You have been blocked from our website!” browser redirect virus, download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware from this link. This tool is effective in getting rid of Trojans, viruses, adware and malware.
1. After downloading, please install the program using the default settings.
2. At the end of the installation, please make sure that it will download necessary updates.
3. Once update has completed. The tool will launch.
4. Thoroughly scan the computer and remove all threats detected by this anti-malware program.
Remove malicious entries from Windows Hosts file. In order to stop the redirect, you also need to remove unknown entries from Windows hosts file. These steps will guide you in restoring the file to its default value manually. If you want to reset the host file automatically, please download the fix (Microsoft Fix It 50267) and run it in the affected computer.
1. Click on Start, then Run. If using Windows Vista or Windows 7, you must use the box ‘Search Program and Files’.
2. Type %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc, and click OK or press Enter on keyboard. It will open the designated folder.
3. You will see a file named ‘hosts‘. Double-click to open. If it prompts for program, please select Notepad.
4. When file opens up, delete all unwanted entries. Please refer to the image below of a clean hosts file.5. After making changes, please save the file and exit Notepad.