Are you seeing confirmedshipping.tech popups in the Google Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and MS Edge every time you use the browser to surf the Web? This means that your machine is infected with an adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) which looks the entire traffic generated by you and on this basis, it displays a large amount of annoying pop-ups and unwanted ads. Currently, this adware are widely spread, due to the fact that most people are trying to find freeware, download and install them on the PC system without proper attention to the fact that the ad supported software can penetrate into the computer along with them.
The adware usually affects only the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge by changing the browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the personal computer for web-browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the internet browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you start the browser, you will see an annoying confirmedshipping.tech page.
What is more, the adware may display pop ups depend on a web-site that you are visiting. That is, it is clear that this adware, without your permission, steals your private information such as: your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking, and much, much more. The ad supported software may monetize its functionality by collecting data from your browsing sessions and selling it to third party companies. This puts your personal information at a security risk.
We recommend to get rid of the adware, which redirects your browser on the confirmedshipping.tech annoying page, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other dangerous software on your personal computer.
How does confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups get installed onto PC system
Probably, the adware get installed onto your system when you have installed a free applications like E-Mail checker, PDF creator, video codec, etc. Because, most commonly the adware is bundled within the setup packages from Softonic, Cnet, Soft32, Brothersoft or other similar web pages. Even removing the program that contains ‘ad-supported’ software, does not help you remove the confirmedshipping.tech popups. Therefore, you must follow the steps below to get rid of all unwanted popups.
How to manually remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups
Without a doubt, the ad-supported software is harmful to your personal computer. So you need to quickly and completely remove this dangerous software. To get rid of this ad supported software, you can use the manual removal which are given below, or use an anti-malware tool for removing dangerous software, such as Malwarebytes Anti-malware and AdwCleaner (both are free). I note that we recommend that you use automatic removal, which will allow you to remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in machine or in the case where ad supported software is not removed automatically.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove confirmedshipping.tech redirect
- Remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups from Chrome
- Remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups from FF
- Remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-up from IE
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the application that causes the appearance of unwanted pop ups and browser redirect to unwanted web-sites, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove confirmedshipping.tech redirect
Now you need to clean up the web-browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the web browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will display the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can rewrite it. If you are seeing something such as “…exe http://web.site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the internet browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example on the screen below.
Once is done, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for internet browser shortcuts that redirects to an unwanted web pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to delete the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s homepage and search engine by default that have been changed by ad-supported software.
- Open the Google Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click the “Show advanced settings” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, click the “Reset settings” button, that located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups from FF
If the Firefox settings have been modified by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to delete the reroute onto confirmedshipping.tech web site.
First, run the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown in the figure below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation prompt, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad-supported’ software. When it is finished, press the “Finish” button
Remove confirmedshipping.tech pop-up from IE
To remove the confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box as shown below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, press the “Reset” button.
When the task is done, press “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your machine 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.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted confirmedshipping.tech web site 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’ program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This shows a dialog box that titled with 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 on the screen 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 computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need get rid of it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the malicious applications, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then click 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 adware. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to get rid of confirmedshipping.tech popups automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this utility to detect confirmedshipping.tech threat and delete it, using the link below. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the personal computer.
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Update: November 9, 2017
Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this process is finished, click “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the adware and malware. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your system. In order to remove all threats, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program 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 step-by-step guide or the video guide below.
Block confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups and other unwanted pages
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying pop-ups and malicious web-sites, you need to use program that blocks access to dangerous popups and pages. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After the download is complete, launch the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the following image.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is complete, you will see a window as shown in the following image.
You can click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an 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 PC, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-ups, web pages like confirmedshipping.tech, as well as other malicious 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, which is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot get rid of confirmedshipping.tech pop-ups, 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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Update: February 8, 2018
- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the tool is started the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, click the “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole personal computer to find out adware which generates confirmedshipping.tech popups.
- Once the scan is finished, AdwCleaner will display a scan report. Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, press “OK” button.
The following video explains the guide above on how to delete adware with AdwCleaner.
After completing the few simple steps above, your PC system should be clean from malware and ‘ad-supported’ software. The Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge will no longer display confirmedshipping.tech annoying popups and redirect you to unknown web sites. Unfortunately, if the instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new type of ad-supported software, and then the best way – ask for help.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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Update: November 7, 2015
- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next click “Do a system scan only” button.
- Once the scanning is finished, the scan button will read “Save log”, press 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 confirmedshipping.tech pop ups.