If you’re reading this article, it means that you are seeing the trkmypin.pro unknown web site and your browser began opening a large number of ads. All of these problems with your personal computer caused by adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software), which is often installs on the machine with the freeware. You probably want to know how to get rid of this ad-supported software as well as get rid of trkmypin.pro pop-up ads. In the steps below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
The malicious software from the adware family that changes the settings of web browsers usually affects only the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a web browser’s shortcut, so every time you launch the browser, instead of your homepage, you will see the annoying trkmypin.pro advertisements.
While your machine is infected with the ‘ad-supported’ software, the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge may be redirected to trkmypin.pro annoying web site. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may open a huge number of annoying ads. These ads will be injected within the content of web sites that are you opening in your browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all sites, including web pages where previously you have never seen any ads.
So, obviously, you need to remove the ‘ad-supported’ software as quickly as possible. Use the free step-by-step guide below. This guide will help you clean your computer and thereby remove the trkmypin.pro unwanted advertisements.
How does trkmypin.pro ads get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove trkmypin.pro redirect
If you perform exactly the few simple steps below you should be able to remove the trkmypin.pro . Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your browser or reboot your system.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of trkmypin.pro redirect
- Delete trkmypin.pro advertisements from Chrome
- Get rid of trkmypin.pro pop-up ads from Firefox
- Remove trkmypin.pro advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to start the PC system cleanup is to uninstall unknown and suspicious applications. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded programs can clean up your internet browser from pop-up ads, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It’ll open the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed applications.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort programs by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of trkmypin.pro redirect
Once the ‘ad-supported’ software is started, it can also change the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the browser, it will be redirected to an unwanted ads.
To clear the internet 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 that begins with “http://” that 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 web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Delete trkmypin.pro advertisements from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to delete the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the 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, press the “Show advanced settings” link, that 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 prompt 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 Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of trkmypin.pro pop-up ads from Firefox
First, run the FF. Next, click 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, click “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove trkmypin.pro advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, press “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like home page, newtab page and search provider by default to default state, disable ad-supported web browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to trkmypin.pro annoying site.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted trkmypin.pro page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all the tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This shows a dialog box that titled as 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 on the image 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, 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 get rid of it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the malicious software, 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 shown in the figure 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 get rid of trkmypin.pro 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 trkmypin.pro pop-ups from the infected PC system. This is because the ad supported software can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ad supported software again infect your PC and it will begin to open annoying trkmypin.pro advertisements. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove ad-supported software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the system.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. It is an advanced malware removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you remove browser hijackers, malware, ad supported software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your personal computer for free.
Now, click the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your personal computer. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the download is done, close all software on your system. Next, open the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, click 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, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the figure below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole PC to find out adware that cause a redirect to trkmypin.pro. When the ‘ad-supported’ software 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 scan is complete, you can check all threats detected on your personal computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and ad supported software which cause trkmypin.pro advertisements. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart your computer.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes program to get rid of adware and other malware.
How to block trkmypin.pro redirect
To increase your security and protect your personal computer against new unwanted ads and malicious web sites, 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, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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- Once the download is done, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is finished, press “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial that 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 ads, trkmypin.pro redirects, as well as other dangerous or misleading web 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.
Remove trkmypin.pro pop-up ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot remove the unwanted trkmypin.pro pop-ups from the Google Chrome, FF, MS Edge and Internet Explorer, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for ad supported software, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
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Once the download is finished, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is launched, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, click the “Scan” button to begin scanning your computer for the malicious extensions and adware that opens ads from trkmypin.pro web-site. Once the scanning is finished, it will display a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is complete, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your machine.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to delete ad supported software, browser hijackers and other dangerous applications.
After completing the guide shown above, your computer should be clean from malware and ad-supported software. The Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer will no longer display trkmypin.pro unwanted pop-up ads or redirect you to unwanted pages. Unfortunately, if the steps 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.