What is Asrv-a.akamaihd.net?
Asrv-a.akamaihd.net is a an advertising domain that is used by various ad-supported programs. It helps them to display ads, pop-ups, links and other types of advertisements in your browsers. If you keep running into ads brought to you by Asrv-a.akamaihd.net it is very likely that your computer has been infected by adware. Adware applications are not beneficial to the computer user in any way. They fill your browsers with useless data and may expose you to Internet security threats.
If you want to return to normal browsing and not be interrupted by the constant adverts you should delete Asrv-a.akamaihd.net related application.
How did I get infected by adware?
Adware programs usually come bundled with free software. If you download and install freeware or shareware programs you are very likely to be offered additional applications as well. And if you do not pay much attention during the installation process, these applications will get access to your PC. That is what usually happens. Still it is possible to avoid unwanted programs by choosing Advanced or Custom Installation and deselecting all unfamiliar software.
It is important to keep adware away from your computer system, because it does not add any value to it. Ad-supported programs make it impossible to browse the Web uninterrupted. Constant pop-ups, banners, video ads, in-text links and so on will become a big part of your browsing experience. What is worse, however, these ads can not be trusted. You could be redirected to unsafe pages with false or offensive content. You could be tricked into downloading malware onto your computer which will cause a lot of damage. You could also be tricked into sharing your personal details. We advise against clicking on the suspicious ads and urge you to terminate Asrv-a.akamaihd.net as soon as you can.
How to remove Asrv-a.akamaihd.net from my PC?
In order to uninstall Asrv-a.akamaihd.net ads you need to find out which program is responsible for them. This can be done by using a malware scanner that you can download on this page. Once it scans your PC and identifies the threat you will be able to eliminate Asrv-a.akamaihd.net adware. The anti-malware tool can do that automatically or you can make use of the instructions provided below. It is also advisable to reset your browsers afterwards.
1.Press the Windows key
2.Open Control Panel
3.Select Uninstall a program
4.Delete the unwanted app
Windows 7 and Vista
1.Click Start and go to Control Panel
2.Click on Uninstall a program
3.Choose the unwanted software
1.Open Start menu
2.Click on Control Panel
3.Select Add or remove programs
4.Pick the unwanted application
Reset Internet Explorer
1.Open IE and click the Gear icon
2.Select Internet Options
3.Go to Advanced tab
5.Mark Delete personal settings
6.Click Reset and Close
Reset Mozilla Firefox
1.Launch Mozilla and tap Alt+H
2.Click on Troubleshooting information
3.Click Reset Firefox twice
4.Click on Finish
Reset Google Chrome
1.Open Google Chrome
2.Enter chrome://settings/ in the URL
3.Click Show advanced settings…
4.Click Reset browser settings button