The barbereb.xyz is a web-page tha offering install an questionable extension. If this web site popping up in your web browser then most probably that your computer is infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). It’s a type of malicious applications that designed to display a lot of unwanted popup ads. Unlike viruses, the adware will not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause some problems with your browser. This is because, it will infect your computer, get full access to your internet browsers like Google Chrome, FF, Edge and Internet Explorer and be able to change their settings. Of course, it did not ask you for permission and do it secretly as possible. Once your web browser settings will be changed, you will be redirected to unwanted advertisements, some of which can lead to dangerous or misleading web-pages. For this reason, we recommend that you begin the clean up of your PC as soon as possible and thereby delete barbereb.xyz ads.
The ad supported software can change the settings of the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS 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 open the internet browser to see barbereb.xyz unwanted advertisements.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your computer from the ad-supported software as well as get rid of barbereb.xyz annoying pop-up ads from the Google Chrome, FF, MS Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer and other web-browsers.
How can you prevent the barbereb.xyz pop-up ads
How to manually remove barbereb.xyz pop-up ads
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It’ll allow you easily to clean your computer of adware. Moreover, you can select manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the computer then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware utility designed specifically to remove ad-supported software which causes unwanted barbereb.xyz pop-up ads. 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 restart your PC system.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Delete barbereb.xyz advertisements from Firefox
- Delete barbereb.xyz advertisements from Chrome
- Remove barbereb.xyz pop-up ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of barbereb.xyz redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the PC cleanup is to uninstall unknown and suspicious programs. 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 web browser from advertisements, 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 show the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed software.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort programs by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Delete barbereb.xyz advertisements 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 barbereb.xyz site.
First, launch the Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Next, press the Help button () as shown below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser address bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad supported’ software. Once it is finished, click the “Finish” button
Delete barbereb.xyz advertisements from Chrome
Open the Google 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 on the image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove barbereb.xyz pop-up ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will show 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 machine 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 internet browser’s extensions and thereby get rid of the redirect to barbereb.xyz annoying site.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of barbereb.xyz redirect
When the adware is started, it can also alter the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the web-browser, it will be redirected to an annoying 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 which begins with “http://” which has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted barbereb.xyz site 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 ‘ad-supported’ software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This opens a prompt 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, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the screen 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 machine. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove 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’ programs, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to delete, 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’ application. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove barbereb.xyz pop-up ads with free malware remover
Delete barbereb.xyz 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 PC system. Moreover, the free program will help you to get rid of malware, web browser hijacker and toolbars that your PC system may be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes by clicking on the link below.
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- Close all programs and windows on your PC. Open the file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will open the installation of Malwarebytes. Next, press Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is finished, click on the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the ‘ad supported’ software which redirects your internet browser to the barbereb.xyz unwanted web site. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
- When the system scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected”. When the disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart your personal computer.
These steps above are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block barbereb.xyz redirect and other annoying web-pages
To increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying ads and malicious sites, you need to use application that blocks access to dangerous ads and sites. Moreover, the program can block the show of intrusive advertising, which 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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Once downloading is done, run the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the setup is complete, you will see a window as shown on the screen below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install 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 launch your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, sites such as barbereb.xyz, as well as other malicious 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, which is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with barbereb.xyz pop-up ads is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot delete barbereb.xyz pop-ups, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the utility is started the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, click the “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole PC system to find out ad supported software that generates barbereb.xyz advertisements.
- Once the scan is finished, AdwCleaner will open a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the guide above on how to get rid of adware with AdwCleaner.
Now your machine should be free of the barbereb.xyz . Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted popup ads and unwanted harmful web sites) 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 barbereb.xyz advertisements from your PC, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.