The lp.securebrowser.com site appeared on your computer without any notice? After that, you’re faced with the fact that your browser is now redirected to other annoying pages and filled with a variety of ads and banners. The cause of all your problems with your PC is adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) that has been installed on many systems around the world without users permission, so you’re one of many. Most probably, you do not even know how and where this adware has got into your computer. In the guide below, we will explain all the general features of adware and its typical behavior on the system, as well as effective methods for manually removing it from your system.
The ad supported software can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge, but often that a malicious software such as this can also infect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the web-browser to see lp.securebrowser.com annoying ads.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It is created with the sole purpose to open dozens of pop-up ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open browser window. So, the lp.securebrowser.com is just one of the many web-sites of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the internet browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the web-browser to not expected and intrusive advertising sites. Moreover, the ad supported software can substitute the legitimate ads on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit malicious web pages. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web-sites, so the creators of ad supported software, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the adware receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
We suggest you to get rid of ad supported software and clean your personal computer from lp.securebrowser.com pop-ups as quickly as possible, until the presence of the adware has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the step-by-step guide below that will allow you to completely remove the redirect to lp.securebrowser.com unwanted web-page, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How does lp.securebrowser.com advertisements get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove lp.securebrowser.com ads
This useful removal guide for the lp.securebrowser.com . The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove lp.securebrowser.com popup ads let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove lp.securebrowser.com redirect
- Delete lp.securebrowser.com advertisements from Chrome
- Remove lp.securebrowser.com advertisements from Firefox
- Delete lp.securebrowser.com advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove lp.securebrowser.com redirect
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut which you use to start your web-browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the internet browser which is redirected to the lp.securebrowser.com or other annoying web site.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The adware can replace the contents of this field, which describes the file to be run when you launch your browser. Depending on the browser you are using, there should be: Google Chrome: chrome.exe, Opera: opera.exe, Firefox: firefox.exe, Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe. If you are seeing an unknown text like “http://site.address” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as shown on the screen below. Click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you start the browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the lp.securebrowser.com site or any other unwanted sites that is advertised by the adware. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Delete lp.securebrowser.com advertisements from Chrome
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click to Settings option. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown below and click on the Reset settings button. Confirm your action, click on the Reset button.
Remove lp.securebrowser.com advertisements from Firefox
Open the Firefox menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu click on the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button. Confirm your action. Click on the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete lp.securebrowser.com advertisements from Internet Explorer
To remove the lp.securebrowser.com advertisements you need to reset the Internet Explorer’s settings to the state, they were when the Windows OS was first installed on your computer.
Launch the Internet Explorer. Open the Tools menu (click ‘gear’ icon ). It opens the drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options”. In the “Internet Options” dialog screen, you need to click on the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Click on the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next press the “Reset” button. Once the task is done, click “Close” button, then close the IE. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to back your browser’s settings to default state and disable ad-supported browser’s extensions.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted lp.securebrowser.com page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all the tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This opens a small window that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click Enter. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the figure below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://lp.securebrowser.com”, then you need remove it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the malicious software, then this task also can be safely removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove lp.securebrowser.com ads automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely get rid of lp.securebrowser.com pop-up ads from the infected computer. This is because the adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and get rid of completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ad supported software again infect your computer and it will begin to display annoying lp.securebrowser.com ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove ad supported software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the PC.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. It is an advanced malware removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you get rid of browser hijackers, malware, ad supported software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Now, click the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your personal computer. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the downloading process is finished, close all programs and windows on your PC. Next, launch the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the screen below, press the Yes button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the figure below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to begin checking your PC system for the adware that cause a redirect to lp.securebrowser.com. When a malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished. Please be patient.
As the scanning ends, you can check all threats detected on your PC. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing lp.securebrowser.com and other security threats. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to Restart.
I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes application to remove ad supported software and other malware.
How to block lp.securebrowser.com
To increase your security and protect your system against new unwanted advertisements and malicious pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous ads and sites. Moreover, the software can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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- After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, lp.securebrowser.com redirects, as well as other malicious or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon , which is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with lp.securebrowser.com redirect is still remained
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove lp.securebrowser.com redirect, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below. AdwCleaner download
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- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is started, press “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the adware that generates the lp.securebrowser.com ads.
- Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the steps above on how to remove ad supported software with AdwCleaner.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for lp.securebrowser.com removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the annoying lp.securebrowser.com popups.