If you’re reading this blog post, it means that you are seeing the redirectvoluum.com unknown web-page and your web browser began opening tons of pop-up ads. All of these problems with your machine caused by adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which is often installs on the PC with the free software. You probably want to know how to delete this ‘ad-supported’ software as well as delete redirectvoluum.com ads. In the guide below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
Most often, the adware affects the most common web browsers like the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge. But such the dangerous software as well may infect another web-browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web-browser’s shortcut). So every time you launch the web-browser, it will redirect to the unwanted redirectvoluum.com web page. Even if you setup a new start page, an unwanted page will be the first thing you see when you run the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a lot of popup ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the web browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted software without your permission, force you to visit dangerous sites. Moreover, a browser hijacker can be additionally installed on to your PC system with the ad-supported software. Once installed, it’ll replace your home page with an unwanted web-page.
So, obviously, you need to remove the adware as quickly as possible. Use the free guide below. This guide will help you clean your system and thereby remove the redirectvoluum.com unwanted pop-up ads.
How does redirectvoluum.com advertisements get installed onto computer
How to manually remove redirectvoluum.com advertisements
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will allow you easily to clean your system of adware. Moreover, you can choose manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the PC then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware tool designed specifically to delete ‘ad-supported’ software that causes unwanted redirectvoluum.com pop-up ads. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your web-browser or reboot your PC system.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove redirectvoluum.com redirect
- Remove redirectvoluum.com redirect in Mozilla Firefox
- Remove redirectvoluum.com advertisements from Google Chrome
- Delete redirectvoluum.com pop-up ads from IE
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the machine cleanup is to delete unknown and suspicious applications. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded applications can clean up your web-browser from advertisements, 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 display the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed software.
- Scroll through the all list, and remove 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 remove redirectvoluum.com redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also change the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the browser, it will be rerouted to an annoying ads.
To clear the 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 argument is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove redirectvoluum.com redirect in Mozilla Firefox
First, run the FF. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, click the “Help” button ().
In the Help menu, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page, click “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove redirectvoluum.com advertisements from Google Chrome
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Next, click the “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 on the screen below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Delete redirectvoluum.com pop-up ads from IE
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu like below. Next, click the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted redirectvoluum.com 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 malicios program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This opens a dialog box that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open 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://site.address”, then you need remove it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to delete, 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 done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to delete redirectvoluum.com automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete redirectvoluum.com from the infected computer. This is because the ad-supported software can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and delete completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ad supported software again infect your machine and it will start to open annoying redirectvoluum.com pop-up ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to get rid of ‘ad-supported’ software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the system.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your system. It’s an advanced malware removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you remove browser hijackers, malware, ad-supported software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Now, click the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your PC. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the download is finished, close all software on your computer. Next, open the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as on the image below, click the Yes button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your PC. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is done successfully, press Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole machine to find out ad-supported software that cause a redirect to redirectvoluum.com. When the adware or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is complete. Please be patient.
When the system scan is complete, you can check all threats detected on your PC system. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and adware that cause redirectvoluum.com ads. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your computer.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes program to remove ad supported software and other malware.
How to block redirectvoluum.com
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying ads and malicious web pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous advertisements and sites. 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 using the following link.
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- When the download is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the install is finished, click “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial which 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 computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block advertisements, redirectvoluum.com redirects, 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.
Remove redirectvoluum.com ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove the unwanted redirectvoluum.com pop-ups from the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for ad supported software, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
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When the download is finished, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is opened, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, press the “Scan” button . This will start scanning the whole computer to find out malicious extensions and ad-supported software that displays ads from redirectvoluum.com web-page. Once the system scan is finished, it will display a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. Once the clean-up is done, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to delete adware, browser hijackers and other malicious programs.
Now your machine should be free of the redirectvoluum.com . Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and annoying dangerous pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC for new malware and ad-supported software). 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 get rid of redirectvoluum.com redirect from your computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.