The eu1.echo-ice.com is a ad page which pops up on system that’s infected with adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). The adware is one of the most annoying type of malware floating around the Internet: an attack generates tons of unwanted pop-ups within a user internet browser’s screen. A lot of people have fallen victim to these kinds of attacks, looking the Internet in hopes of finding step-by-step guide on how to remove annoying ads. Now, computer geeks and Myantispyware lab have teamed up to create the guide that help users remove eu1.echo-ice.com for free.
The adware usually affects only the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge by changing the web browser’s settings or installing a dangerous extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the personal computer for 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 launch the web-browser, you will see an annoying eu1.echo-ice.com web-page.
What is more, the adware may show ads depend on a web-page 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 adware 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.
So, obviously, you need to delete the ad supported software as quickly as possible. Use the free guide below. This guide will help you clean your PC and thereby get rid of the eu1.echo-ice.com unwanted ads.
How does eu1.echo-ice.com ads get installed onto personal computer
How to manually remove eu1.echo-ice.com redirect
Without a doubt, the adware is harmful to your PC. So you need to quickly and completely delete this dangerous software. To remove this adware, you can use the manual removal which are given below, or use an anti-malware tool for removing dangerous applications, 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 eu1.echo-ice.com ads easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in system or in the case where adware is not removed automatically.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove eu1.echo-ice.com from Firefox
- Remove eu1.echo-ice.com pop-up ads from Google Chrome
- Remove eu1.echo-ice.com ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete eu1.echo-ice.com redirect
- Get rid of 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’ll display the Windows Control Panel as shown in the figure below.
Next, press “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown software.
Remove eu1.echo-ice.com from Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been changed by the ad-supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto eu1.echo-ice.com web site.
First, launch the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Next, press the Help button () as on the image below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser address bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. When it’s finished, press the “Finish” button
Remove eu1.echo-ice.com pop-up ads 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 on the image below and press the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Remove eu1.echo-ice.com ads from Internet Explorer
To delete the eu1.echo-ice.com you need to reset the IE to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your personal computer.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the drop-down menu on the right part of the web-browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown on the image 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 in the following image. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, press the “Reset” button.
When the process is done, click “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your PC system 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 delete eu1.echo-ice.com redirect
When the ad supported software is started, it can also modify the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the internet browser, it will be redirected to an unwanted ads.
To clear the web 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 which begins with “http://” which 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 internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ‘ad-supported’ software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you run your personal computer, it will display eu1.echo-ice.com annoying site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will open a dialog box which titled as 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 show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ application, then this task also should be removed.
Further press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the image 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 eu1.echo-ice.com redirect automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this tool to detect eu1.echo-ice.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.
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Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this task is finished, click “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole system to find out ad-supported software 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 delete 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 instructions or the video guide below.
How to stop eu1.echo-ice.com pop-up ads
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new unwanted advertisements and malicious web-pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to malicious ads and web sites. Moreover, the program can block the show of intrusive advertising, that 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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- After the download is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- Once 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 allow 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 system, AdGuard will run automatically and block popup ads, eu1.echo-ice.com redirects, as well as other dangerous or misleading 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.
Scan your computer and remove eu1.echo-ice.com with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Chrome, IE, Firefox and MS Edge internet browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (startpage, new tab page and default search engine). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Download AdwCleaner tool from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once downloading is done, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will run the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown in the following image. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to open the application, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” . This will start scanning the whole PC system to find out ad-supported software that cause a redirect to eu1.echo-ice.com advertisements.
When the system scan is done, it will open a list of all items detected by this utility like below.
You need to press “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box, click “OK” to begin the cleaning process. When the cleaning process is done, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Once you have complete the instructions shown above, your PC system should be free from malware and ad-supported software. The Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge will no longer display eu1.echo-ice.com annoying pop-ups or redirect you to unwanted web-pages. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new type of ad supported software, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.