The soeurx.site is a ad-supported web-page which pops up on PC that’s infected with adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). The adware is one of the most annoying type of malware floating around the Net: an attack generates a huge number of annoying popup ads within a user internet browser’s screen. A lot of people have fallen victim to these kinds of attacks, looking the Web in hopes of finding few simple steps on how to remove annoying advertisements. Now, computer geeks and Myantispyware lab have teamed up to create the instructions that help users remove soeurx.site pop-up ads for free.
Most often, the adware affects the most common browsers like the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge. But such the dangerous software as well may infect another web-browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a browser’s shortcut). So every time you run the internet browser, it will reroute to the unwanted soeurx web page. Even if you setup a new startpage, an annoying web-site will be the first thing you see when you open the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge.
The ‘ad-supported’ software is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s created with the sole purpose to open dozens of popup ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open internet browser window. So, the soeurx is just one of the many web sites of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the browser to not expected and intrusive advertising pages. Moreover, the ad supported software can substitute the legitimate advertising links on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit dangerous sites. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their sites, so the creators of adware, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the ad-supported software receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the step-by-step instructions below as soon as possible. The few simple steps will assist you to delete adware as well as clean your personal computer from the soeurx pop-up ads. What is more, the few simple steps below will help you remove other dangerous software like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the PC system along with the ‘ad-supported’ software.
How does soeurx.site ads get installed onto PC
How to manually remove soeurx.site redirect
This steps will help you remove soeurx pop-up ads. These soeurx.site removal steps work for the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the web-browser or reboot your PC. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to uninstall soeurx.site redirect
- Remove soeurx redirect from FF
- Remove soeurx ads from Chrome
- Remove soeurx popup ads from IE
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the system cleanup is to uninstall unknown and suspicious programs. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, for one simple reason, many free applications at its installation additionally set various unneeded software that most often generate annoying advertisements and redirect your browser to soeurx.site web-site. So, delete the unneeded applications may cleanup your internet browser from popups, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will open the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed programs.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to uninstall soeurx.site redirect
During the installation, the adware may also change the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the web-browser, it will reroute to an unwanted ads.
To clear the web-browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text that begins with “http://” that has been added here. You need to remove it. When the text is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove soeurx.site redirect from FF
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”.
Remove soeurx.site ads from Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby delete the redirect to soeurx unwanted ads which is caused by the ad-supported software.
At first, launch the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter.
The browser will open the settings screen. 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 on the screen below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The program will start the procedure of cleaning. When it is done, the web-browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your system.
Remove soeurx popup ads from IE
Run Internet Explorer, press . Click “Internet Options” as shown below. In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next press Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button. You will now need to restart your PC for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings to default state, disable ad-supported browser’s extensions and remove the redirect to the soeurx.site unwanted web page.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying soeurx.site web page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all the tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ applications.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This shows a small window that titled with 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 on the image 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, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://soeurx.site”, 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 ‘ad-supported’ programs, 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 on the screen 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 delete soeurx pop-ups with free malware removal program
Manual removal soeurx.site advertisements requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware may be not completely removed. We suggest that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. Moreover, the free programs will help you to remove malware, internet browser hijackers and toolbars that your PC may be infected too.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop by clicking on the following link. Malwarebytes Anti-malware
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- At the download page, click the Download button. Your browser will open the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your desktop.
- Once the download process is done, please close all software and open windows on your personal computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will launch the Setup wizard of Malwarebytes onto your personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the malware remover will start and open the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole PC to find out adware which redirects your internet browser to the soeurx annoying web-site. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient.
- When it has finished scanning, it will open a screen which contains a list of malicious programs that has been found.
- When you are ready, click on “Quarantine Selected” button to start cleaning your PC system. When the task is done, you may be prompted to restart your system.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Stop soeurx advertisements and other unwanted web sites
To increase your security and protect your personal computer against new annoying advertisements and malicious web sites, you need to use program that stops access to dangerous advertisements and web-pages. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
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Once downloading is finished, launch the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is finished, you will see a window as shown below.
You can click “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will allow 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup ads, web-pages such as soeurx, as well as other dangerous or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with soeurx.site ads is still remained
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot uninstall soeurx.site redirect, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below. AdwCleaner download
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- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the utility is launched the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, press the “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole PC system to find out adware which generates soeurx.site ads.
- When it has finished scanning your system, AdwCleaner will open a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the guide above on how to get rid of ad supported software with AdwCleaner.
Now your system should be free of the soeurx pop-up ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and unwanted dangerous web-pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC for new malware and adware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove soeurx.site ads from your system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.