The go.oclaserver.com pop-up ads should not be underestimated, because the reason for their appearance within your internet browser is penetration an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) into your personal computer. It can bring a security risk to your PC system. So, do not ignore it! Of course, the go.oclaserver.com is just a web-site, but the adware uses it to display intrusive and unwanted advertisements, even without your permission and desire to see it. The unwanted ads can be just the beginning, because your machine is hijacked by dangerous software, so the amount of ads in the future may increase. Its appearance will prevent you normally browse the sites, and more, can lead to crash the internet browser.
The ad supported software can change the settings of the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge, but often that a dangerous software like this can also infect all types of web-browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the web-browser to see go.oclaserver.com annoying ads.
The adware 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 advertisements, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open browser window. So, the go.oclaserver.com is just one of the many web pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the web browser’s constant stream of ads, or redirect the web browser to not expected and intrusive advertising sites. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate advertisements 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 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 adware receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
We suggest you to remove adware and clean your PC from go.oclaserver.com pop-ups as quickly as possible, until the presence of the ad-supported software has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the few simple steps below that will allow you to completely get rid of the redirect to go.oclaserver.com annoying web-site, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How does go.oclaserver.com advertisements get installed onto PC
Probably, the adware get installed onto your personal computer when you have installed a free programs like E-Mail checker, PDF creator, video codec, etc. Because, most commonly the adware is bundled within the installation packages from Softonic, Cnet, Soft32, Brothersoft or other similar web pages. Even removing the program that contains adware, does not help you delete the go.oclaserver.com ads. Therefore, you must follow the guide below to get rid of all unwanted advertisements.
How to manually remove go.oclaserver.com advertisements
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove go.oclaserver.com pop-ups from the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove go.oclaserver.com pop-ups from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove go.oclaserver.com from Google Chrome
- Remove go.oclaserver.com redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of go.oclaserver.com redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete 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 press “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will display the Windows Control Panel as on the image below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown programs.
Remove go.oclaserver.com pop-ups from Mozilla Firefox
First, start the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show 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, press “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove go.oclaserver.com from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the malware and ad supported software, as well as to restore the browser’s settings that have been modified by adware.
- Now launch the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Google Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next, press the “Reset” button.
- Once this process is finished, your browser’s settings will be restored to their original defaults. This will reset your home page, newtab page and search provider by default.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove go.oclaserver.com redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
To get rid of the go.oclaserver.com advertisements you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your system.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open the drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt as on the image below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
When the procedure is finished, click “Close” button. Close the IE and reboot your PC for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s settings to default state and disable ‘ad-supported’ extensions.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of go.oclaserver.com redirect
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut which you use to open your web browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the web browser which is redirected to the go.oclaserver.com or other unwanted web page.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The ad-supported software can rewrite the contents of this field, which describes the file to be run when you launch your web 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 such as “http://site.address” that has been added here, then you should delete it, as shown in the figure below.
Next, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you run the web-browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically reroute on the go.oclaserver.com web site or any other annoying web-pages that is advertised by the adware. Once the step is done, we recommend to go to the next step.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted go.oclaserver.com web-site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by malicious software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This opens a dialog box that titled with Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. 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 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 get rid of, then press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ software. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to delete go.oclaserver.com pop-ups automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this tool to detect go.oclaserver.com threat and get rid of it, from the link below. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC system.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this process is complete, click “Scan Now” button to start scanning your computer for the adware and malware. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your machine. In order to get rid of all threats, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free application that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about the Malwarebytes, we recommend you to read and follow the steps or the video guide below.
Stop go.oclaserver.com and other unwanted sites
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new unwanted advertisements and malicious web sites, you need to use application that stops access to dangerous ads and pages. Moreover, the application can block the show of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
When downloading is finished, run the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is complete, you will see a window as on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button 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 run your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-up ads, pages like go.oclaserver.com, as well as other dangerous or misleading 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.
Remove go.oclaserver.com pop-up ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove the annoying go.oclaserver.com redirect from the Google Chrome, FF, Edge and Internet Explorer, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
After the download is done, open the directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is opened, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the malicious extensions and ‘ad-supported’ software which shows advertisements from go.oclaserver.com page. Once the system scan is finished, it will display a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will show a prompt. Click “OK”. When the clean up is done, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to remove adware, browser hijackers and other malicious applications.
Now your PC should be free of the go.oclaserver.com pop-ups. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted advertisements and annoying dangerous sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your machine 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 remove go.oclaserver.com advertisements from your machine, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.