The ojvodom.info is classified as ‘ad’ site. It can open annoying ads within the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge or reroute your internet browser on other ads web sites. If you’re seeing this annoying web-page then most probably that your web-browser is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). As a result of the adware infection, your web-browser will be full of advertisements (pop-ups, banners, in-text links, offers to install an unwanted programs) and your PC system will be slower and slower.
The ad-supported software can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge, but often that a dangerous software such as this can also infect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time launch the web browser to see ojvodom.info unwanted advertisements.
What is more, the ad-supported software may open 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 remove the adware ASAP. Use the free steps below. This guide will help you clean your computer and thereby remove the ojvodom.info annoying pop-up ads.
How does ojvodom.info ads get installed onto computer
How to manually remove ojvodom.info
Without a doubt, the ‘ad-supported’ software is harmful to your personal computer. So you need to quickly and completely delete this dangerous software. To delete this adware, 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 ojvodom.info redirect easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in PC system or in the case where ad supported software is not removed automatically.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove ojvodom.info redirect
- Remove ojvodom.info pop-ups from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of ojvodom.info from Google Chrome
- Remove ojvodom.info pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
- Get rid of 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 will show the Windows Control Panel as shown on the screen below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program” It will show a list of all applications. Scroll through the all list and delete any suspicious and unknown software.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove ojvodom.info redirect
Now you need to clean up the internet 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 ad-supported software can modify it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://web.site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web-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 complete, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web-browser shortcuts that redirects to an annoying web-sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove ojvodom.info pop-ups from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to get rid of the redirect onto ojvodom.info site.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Next, click the Help button () like below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation prompt, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. Once it’s finished, press the “Finish” button
Get rid of ojvodom.info 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, like below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove ojvodom.info pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
To remove the ojvodom.info you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, run the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will display the drop-down menu on the right part of the 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 press the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset IE settings” prompt like below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
When the task is finished, click “Close” button. Close the IE 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.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying ojvodom.info web page 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 adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This displays a prompt that called 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 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. Pay attention to that it launches on your personal 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’s a component of the adware, 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 ‘ad-supported’ software. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to delete ojvodom.info pop-ups automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete ojvodom.info redirect 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 PC system and it will start to display unwanted ojvodom.info popup ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to get rid of ‘ad-supported’ software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the computer.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your machine. It’s an advanced malware removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you get rid of 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 computer. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the downloading process is complete, close all programs on your personal computer. Next, launch the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, press the Yes button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your PC. 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 on the screen below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button for checking your computer for the adware that cause a redirect to ojvodom.info. Once the ‘ad-supported’ software or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is complete. Please be patient.
When it has finished scanning your system, you can check all threats detected on your personal computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and adware which cause ojvodom.info ads. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your PC.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes application to remove ad-supported software and other malware.
Stop ojvodom.info redirect and other unwanted pages
To increase your security and protect your computer against new unwanted ads and malicious web-pages, you need to use program that stops access to dangerous ads and web sites. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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Once the download is complete, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the following image.
Follow the prompts. When the install is done, you will see a window as shown on the screen 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 that 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 system, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-up ads, pages like ojvodom.info, as well as other dangerous 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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your computer and get rid of ojvodom.info advertisements with AdwCleaner.
This removal application is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove ad-supported software, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and IE browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (homepage, new tab page and search engine by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
Download AdwCleaner utility using the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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After downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown on the screen below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to open the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” for scanning your PC system for the adware that cause a redirect to ojvodom.info advertisements.
When it has finished scanning, it will show a list of all items detected by this tool as shown below.
You need to press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK” to begin the cleaning process. Once the cleaning procedure is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your machine. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Now your computer should be free of the ojvodom.info ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted advertisements and annoying dangerous web-pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your machine for new malware and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious applications and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of ojvodom.info advertisements from your system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.