The trueharborjump.com is an one of the many advertising web pages, which can be opened automatically each time you open the web-browser. The reason of automatic opening of this web-page is an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software), which was set on your PC without your consent. Because, the adware is often used to show tons of unwanted ads within the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Edge’s screen. As, the advertisers do not disdain to use any methods to promote their web sites and attract new users. Below we explain how to get rid of adware and thereby get rid of trueharborjump.com unwanted advertisements from your internet browser.
The adware can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge, but often that a malicious software like this can also infect all types of internet browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the browser to see trueharborjump.com unwanted advertisements.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s created with the sole purpose to display dozens of popup ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open browser window. So, the trueharborjump.com is just one of the many pages 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 web-sites. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate ads on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit dangerous web-pages. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web-pages, 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.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your PC system from the adware as well as remove trueharborjump.com unwanted advertisements from the FF, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and other web-browsers.
How does trueharborjump.com ads get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove trueharborjump.com pop-up ads
This useful removal guide for the trueharborjump.com ads. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove trueharborjump.com pop-ups let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete trueharborjump.com redirect
- Get rid of trueharborjump.com from Google Chrome
- Delete trueharborjump.com pop-up ads from Firefox
- Remove trueharborjump.com advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the program that causes the appearance of unwanted advertisements and web-browser redirect to unwanted 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 delete trueharborjump.com 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 show the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can modify 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 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 web-browser shortcuts which redirects to an annoying web-sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Get rid of trueharborjump.com 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, press 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 image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Delete trueharborjump.com pop-up ads from Firefox
First, start the Mozilla Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Next, press 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 trueharborjump.com advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, run the Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as home page, newtab page and search provider by default to default state, disable ad-supported web browser’s extensions and thereby remove the reroute to trueharborjump.com unwanted web-site.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted trueharborjump.com page 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 applications.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This displays a prompt 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, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the following image.
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, click 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 delete 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’ program, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, 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 ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to delete trueharborjump.com ads with free malware remover
Remove trueharborjump.com ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malware, browser hijacker and toolbars that your PC may be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes using the link below. Malwarebytes Anti-malware
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Update: November 9, 2017
- Close all programs and windows on your PC system. Open the directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will start the install of Malwarebytes. Next, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- When installation is done, click on the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the ad-supported software which redirects your browser to the trueharborjump.com annoying web page. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
- Once the system scan is complete, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected”. Once the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your personal computer.
These steps above are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to stop trueharborjump.com
To increase your security and protect your computer against new unwanted ads and malicious web sites, you need to use an application that blocks 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 by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
- After the download is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is done, press “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial which will assist 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 launch your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-ups, trueharborjump.com redirects, 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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Get rid of trueharborjump.com and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot get rid of the unwanted trueharborjump.com advertisements from the Chrome, FF, Edge and IE, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for ‘ad-supported’ software, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
Once downloading is done, open the directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, click the “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole personal computer to find out malicious extensions and adware that shows advertisements from trueharborjump.com site. Once the system scan is complete, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. When the cleaning procedure is done, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC system.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to get rid of adware, browser hijackers and other dangerous software.
Once you have complete the step-by-step instructions above, your system should be free from malware and ‘ad-supported’ software. The Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and IE will no longer display trueharborjump.com unwanted pop-ups or redirect you to unwanted web pages. Unfortunately, if the guide 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.