Do you know what Giftssoft is?
Giftssoft is an adware application that should not be allowed to remain on your system. This program will collect data on what websites you visit in order to display commercial advertisements. Giftssoft are supposed to help you purchase your favorite goods at a reasonable price, but we cannot guarantee that all the ads lead you to reliable websites. This adware application can be easily exploited by malevolent third parties, and eventually it can lead to serious computer security issues. Therefore, the sooner you remove Giftssoft from your computer, the better.Giftssoft screenshot
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This application is based on JustPlugIt engine. Our research team also says that Giftssoft is part of the semi-random name adware family. This means that it is yet another version of RealDeal, RightCoupon, TicTacCoupon, LuckyCoupon, and many other similar applications. Needless to say, Giftssoft does not have an official website that would offer you to download the application directly. This program gets distributed around the web bundled with freeware via InstallRex (sometimes Vittalia or Amonetize) installers. Whenever you access a p2p or a torrent website, you need to be careful about clicking on download buttons because a lot of them are fake. Eventually, clicking a fake download button often leads to adware installation.
It should be pointed out that Giftssoft is not a dangerous computer infection. Malicious infections do not ask for permission to enter your computer while this adware application does in a way. Nevertheless, you should not trust Giftssoft. This program may not try to infect you with malware, but it can be easily exploited by malevolent third parties. After all, adware programs do not review what kind of content gets embedded in their ads. On top of that, Giftssoft outsources the ad content at a third-party advertising networks, so virtually any kinds of links could be embedded in the ads.
If you get redirected to a corrupted website after clicking one of the Giftssoft ads, you will most probably be asked to fill out an online marketing survey. Constant redirections help the people behind Giftssoft and similar applications make money via pay-per-click system. Unfortunately, you might also be lead to a website that distributes malware. To prevent that from happening, remove Giftssoft from your computer immediately.
You can uninstall Giftssoft via Control panel, but you will have to remove the extension from Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It is very likely that there are other unwanted applications on your computer, so you should scan your system with the SpyHunter free scanner to determine whether you have more programs waiting to be removed. Take all the appropriate measures to protect your PC from harm.
How to remove Giftssoft
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of your screen.
- Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove Giftssoft.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove Giftssoft.
- Click Start button and navigate to Control panel.
- Access Add or remove programs and uninstall Giftssoft.
Remove Giftssoft from browser
- Press Alt+T and click Add-ons.
- Disable and remove Giftssoft from Extensions.
- Restart your browser.
- Press Alt+F and select More tools.
- Click Extensions and remove Giftssoft.
In non-techie terms:
Giftssoft will spam you with annoying pop-ups that will not allow you browse the Internet properly. If you care about your system’s safety, you will remove Giftssoft from your computer at once. For any further security-related questions, do not hesitate to leave us a comment below this description.