The journal-all.org is classified as ‘ad’ site. The appearance of journal-all.org in your web browser means that your computer is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which can open lots of popup ads within the Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and IE screen or redirect you to an unwanted ad sites. So, if you have found that your web-browser is redirected to this unwanted page, then you do not need to wait . Complete the instructions below to clean your personal computer from the adware and thereby remove journal-all.org ads as soon as possible.
The malicious software from the ad-supported software family that changes the settings of internet browsers usually affects only the Chrome, FF, Edge and IE. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The ad-supported software may change the Target property of a internet browser’s shortcut, so every time you open the web-browser, instead of your homepage, you will see the annoying journal-all.org advertisements.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It is created with the sole purpose to display dozens of pop-ups, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open internet browser window. So, the journal-all.org is just one of the many pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the internet browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the web browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web-sites. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate advertisements on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit dangerous sites. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web-pages, so the creators of ad supported software, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the ‘ad supported’ software receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the few simple steps below ASAP. The few simple steps will assist you to delete adware as well as clean your personal computer from the journal-all.org pop-up ads. What is more, the instructions below will help you remove other dangerous software like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the computer along with the adware.
How to journal-all.org pop-up ads get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove journal-all.org pop-ups
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, that will help you manually delete journal-all.org ads from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.
- Delete suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete journal-all.org redirect
- Delete journal-all.org pop-up ads from Google Chrome
- Remove journal-all.org advertisements from Firefox
- Remove journal-all.org from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the application that causes the appearance of unwanted advertisements and web browser redirect to unwanted web-sites, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ under Programs category as shown below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel like below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of installed software. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the internet browser redirect to annoying journal-all.org ads. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious applications by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it and press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown on the screen below.
You will see a list of programs installed on your PC. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the applications that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of annoying pop-ups and browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program, you need to delete, is found, simply click on its name, and then press ‘Uninstall’ as shown below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete journal-all.org redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also modify the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the web browser, it will be rerouted 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 starts 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.
Delete journal-all.org pop-up ads from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to remove 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 adware.
- Open the Google Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click the “Show advanced settings” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, press the “Reset settings” button, that located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as on the image 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.
Remove journal-all.org advertisements from Firefox
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox. 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, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page, click “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove journal-all.org from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as startpage, new tab page and default search engine to default state, disable ad-supported browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to journal-all.org annoying web-page.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying journal-all.org page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This opens a prompt that called 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. 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 remove it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the malicious program, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicious program. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Delete journal-all.org ads automatically
You can delete journal-all.org redirect automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal tool because it can easily get rid of adware, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted applications and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your PC system from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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Update: November 9, 2017
When downloading is finished, close all windows on your system. Further, start the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the screen below, click the Yes button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Malwarebytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
When the setup is complete successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole machine to find out malware and adware which cause the journal-all.org ads. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Please be patient.
When it has finished scanning your machine, you can check all threats detected on your PC system. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and ad supported software that cause journal-all.org pop-ups. When the disinfection is done, you may be prompted to reboot your system. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to remove ‘ad supported’ software and other malicious applications.
How to stop journal-all.org pop-ups
To increase your security and protect your PC against new annoying advertisements and malicious web-sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to harmful ads and web sites. Moreover, the program can stop the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard application from the following link.
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- Once downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the install is finished, press “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 launch your PC, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop-ups, journal-all.org redirects, as well as other malicious 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, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Delete journal-all.org advertisements and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot remove the annoying journal-all.org from the Chrome, IE, FF 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 the download is done, 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 checking your personal computer for the malicious extensions and adware that opens ads from journal-all.org web-site. Once the scan is finished, it will display a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will show a prompt. Click “OK”. When the clean up is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to get rid of ad-supported software, browser hijackers and other harmful applications.
Now your PC system should be free of the journal-all.org advertisements. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-ups and annoying harmful web-sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your computer 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 harmful programs and ad-supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of journal-all.org advertisements from your PC, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.