If you find that your internet browser has become to open the unwanted n.popclck.com web-page then it is possible that your machine is infected with unwanted software from the adware family. The adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) is a form of software that can show lots of ads without a user’s permission. Moreover, it can redirect the web-browser on dangerous and misleading sites. Also, if you seeing that the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge tries to load an unknown site, when you try to open a long-known web-site, then you do not need to wait! Press the stop button in web browser’s address bar. You need to follow the steps below and clean your PC system from adware as quickly as possible. It will assist you to delete the redirect to n.popclck.com and any annoying advertisements.
The ad-supported software usually affects only the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge by changing the web-browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the machine for browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web-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 unwanted n.popclck.com web-site.
The ‘ad-supported’ software is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, changes web browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the ad supported software can install additional web browser extensions, addons and modules that will inject advertising banners within the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and Edge’s screen. Moreover, the adware may install a browser hijacker that once started, will modify the web-browser’s homepage and search engine. And finally, the ad-supported software can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what web sites you are opening, what you are looking for the Web and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
So, obviously, you need to delete the adware as quickly as possible. Use the free step-by-step instructions below. This guide will help you clean your system and thereby remove the n.popclck.com unwanted popup ads.
How does n.popclck.com ads get installed onto computer
How to manually remove n.popclck.com
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will allow you easily to clean your PC of ad supported software. Moreover, you can choose manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the PC system then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware tool designed specifically to delete adware that causes annoying n.popclck.com pop-ups. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your web browser or reboot your computer.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove n.popclck.com from Chrome
- Remove n.popclck.com advertisements from FF
- Remove n.popclck.com ads from IE
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove n.popclck.com redirect
- Remove 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 click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown on the screen below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program” It’ll show a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown applications.
Remove n.popclck.com from Chrome
Like other modern web browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby remove the redirect to n.popclck.com unwanted ads that is caused by the adware.
At first, start the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web browser will display the settings screen. 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 below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Google Chrome will show the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The program will run the task of cleaning. When it’s finished, the web browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your PC.
Remove n.popclck.com advertisements from FF
First, start the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show 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, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove n.popclck.com ads from IE
To remove the n.popclck.com pop-ups you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your PC.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will display the drop-down menu on the right part of the internet browser, then click the “Internet Options” as 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 show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt as on the image below. Next, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
When the task is done, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart 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.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove n.popclck.com redirect
When the adware is started, it can also change the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the browser, it will be rerouted to an unwanted advertisements.
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 that 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 web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted n.popclck.com 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 malicios program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This shows a dialog box 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, click “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 open just below automatically. Next, press 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 ‘ad-supported’ application, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to delete, then press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown 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 delete n.popclck.com pop-up ads automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely remove n.popclck.com advertisements from the infected computer. This is because the adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and delete completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ad-supported software again infect your PC system and it will begin to display annoying n.popclck.com ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to delete ad-supported software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the PC system.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. It is an advanced malware removal application 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 PC. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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When the download is done, close all programs on your system. Next, open the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, click the Yes button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your machine. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once install is done successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the following image.
Now press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the adware that cause a redirect to n.popclck.com. When the ‘ad-supported’ software or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished. Please be patient.
When it has finished scanning, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and ad supported software which cause n.popclck.com ads. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your PC system.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes program to remove adware and other malware.
How to stop n.popclck.com redirect
To increase your security and protect your PC against new unwanted advertisements and malicious sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to malicious advertisements and web-pages. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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- After downloading is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When 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 PC, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, n.popclck.com redirects, as well as other dangerous or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Remove n.popclck.com and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot get rid of the unwanted n.popclck.com ads from the FF, Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
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After downloading is done, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Now, click the “Scan” button for checking your computer for the malicious extensions and adware which opens ads from n.popclck.com page. Once the scan is done, it will show a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. Once the clean-up is done, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC system.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to remove adware, browser hijackers and other dangerous software.
Now your machine should be free of the n.popclck.com redirect. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted advertisements and unwanted malicious web pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your computer for new malware and adware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove n.popclck.com from your computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.