Are you start your favorite web browser and don’t see usual homepage, which is set earlier? Or, the bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz unwanted website is the first thing that pop up once you run your internet browser? It means that your machine has become the victim of malware from the group of adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). If you get it on your computer, this adware can change the browser’s settings like home page, newtab page and search provider by default and install malicious extension that will show lots of annoying pop-up ads within the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge screen. It’s important, do not click on these ads, as they can lead you to more dangerous or misleading pages. The best option is to use the instructions posted below to clean your machine and thereby get rid of bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz advertisements.
The malicious software from the ‘ad-supported’ software family that changes the settings of web browsers usually affects only the Google Chrome, IE, FF and Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The ad-supported software may change the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you launch the web-browser, instead of your homepage, you will see the annoying bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz ads.
The ad supported software is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It is created with the sole purpose to show dozens of ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web-browser window. So, the bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz is just one of the many web-sites of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It’s designed to fill the web-browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the internet browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web sites. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate advertising links on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit dangerous web sites. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web pages, 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 ad supported software receive income. It is the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your PC system from the ad supported software as well as delete bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz unwanted pop-up ads from the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge and other web browsers.
How does bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz ads get installed onto PC
Probably, the adware get installed onto your 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 pages. Even removing the application that contains adware, does not help you get rid of the bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz ads. Therefore, you must follow the guide below to delete all annoying ads.
How to manually remove bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually get rid of bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz from the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz ads from Google Chrome
- Get rid of bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz redirect from Firefox
- Remove bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove 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’ll show the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Next, press “Uninstall a program” It’ll open a list of all applications. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown programs.
Get rid of bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz ads from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s homepage, new tab page and search engine by default that have been modified by adware.
- Open the Chrome, then press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display 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 Chrome will display the reset settings dialog box as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz redirect from Firefox
If the FF settings have been changed by the ad supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz web site.
First, launch the Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the 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 display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the adware. Once it is complete, press the “Finish” button
Remove bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings like homepage, new tab page and search engine by default to default state, disable ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz unwanted web site.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz redirect
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut which you use to run your browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the browser which is redirected to the bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz or other annoying web page.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The ad supported software can change the contents of this field, which describes the file to be start when you run your web-browser. Depending on the internet 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” which has been added here, then you should delete it, as shown on the screen below.
Next, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you launch the internet browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz web page or any other annoying web pages that is advertised by the adware. Once the step is complete, we recommend to go to the next step.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz 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 ‘ad-supported’ programs.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This shows 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, press “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 display just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your machine. 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 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 like 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 bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz pop-up 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 bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz advertisements from the infected computer. This is because the ‘ad-supported’ software 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 system and it will begin to display annoying bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to delete adware manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the personal computer.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer. It’s an advanced malware removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s 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 system. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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After downloading is done, close all software on your machine. Next, start the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, press the Yes button.
It will open 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 install is complete successfully, press Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole computer to find out ad-supported software that cause a redirect to bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz. Once the adware or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Please be patient.
Once the system scan is finished, you can check all threats detected on your personal computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and adware which cause bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz . Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your computer.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes application to remove ad-supported software and other malware.
Stop bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz ads and other annoying web sites
To increase your security and protect your computer against new unwanted advertisements and malicious sites, you need to use program that stops access to dangerous advertisements and web-pages. Moreover, the program can block the show 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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Once the download is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is done, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation 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 system, AdGuard will run automatically and block ads, web-pages such as bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz, as well as other dangerous or misleading web-pages. 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 bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz pop-up ads is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot get rid of bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz advertisements, 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 tool is launched the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, click the “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole computer to find out adware that generates bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz advertisements.
- Once the scanning is finished, AdwCleaner will show a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the instructions above on how to remove adware with AdwCleaner.
Once you have done the step-by-step guide shown above, your PC should be clean from malware and ad-supported software. The Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge will no longer open bestprizeland.defoamed.xyz annoying pop-up ads or redirect you to unwanted web-pages. Unfortunately, if the few simple steps does not help you, then you have caught a new type of adware, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.