The class64deal.com is a site that can be loaded into your internet browser with the help of ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). The ad-supported software may alter the settings of browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge or install a dangerous browser extension, which created to generate lots of annoying ads. It’ll lead to the fact that when you run the internet browser or surfing the Internet, it’ll always be forced to display class64deal.com pop-up ads, even when your web-browser is configured to block advertisements or your computer has a application that blocks pop-up ads. On current date, the ‘ad supported’ software continues to increase the number of PCs that have been infected.
The ad supported software usually affects only the Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge by changing the browser’s settings or installing a dangerous extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the PC system for web browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it will add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you start the browser, you will see an annoying class64deal.com page.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates tons of popup ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the web-browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted applications without your permission, force you to visit malicious pages. Moreover, the adware can download and install internet browser hijacker. Once installed, it will modify your startpage with an unwanted web-site.
We recommend to delete the adware, which redirects your internet browser on the class64deal.com unwanted site, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other harmful software on your PC system.
How does your computer get infected with class64deal.com redirect
How to manually remove class64deal.com redirect
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove class64deal.com from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove class64deal.com advertisements from Google Chrome
- Remove class64deal.com from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove class64deal.com advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove class64deal.com redirect
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the application that causes the appearance of unwanted advertisements and internet 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 on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown in the figure below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of installed programs. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the web browser redirect to unwanted class64deal.com ads. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious programs by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, 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 image below.
You will see a list of programs installed on your system. 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 unwanted pop-up ads and internet browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program, you need to uninstall, is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown below.
Remove class64deal.com advertisements from Google Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby remove the redirect to class64deal.com annoying ads which 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 browser adress bar and press Enter.
The 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 Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The program will start the procedure of cleaning. Once it’s finished, the web browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your system.
Remove class64deal.com from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been changed by the ‘ad supported’ software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to get rid of the redirect onto class64deal.com web-page.
First, start the Mozilla Firefox and press button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Next, click the Help button () as on the image below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser address bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad supported’ software. Once it’s finished, click the “Finish” button
Remove class64deal.com advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, start the IE, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The 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 PC system for the changes to take effect. It will restore the IE’s settings such as homepage and search engine by default to default state, disable ad-supported web browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to class64deal.com annoying web-site.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove class64deal.com redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also modify the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the web-browser, it will be redirected 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 which 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.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying class64deal.com web 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 malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This displays 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, 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 open just below automatically. Next, press 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 is a component of the malicious applications, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, 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 malicious software. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove class64deal.com pop-ups automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this utility to detect class64deal.com threat and get rid of it, from the link below. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC system.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 12, 2017
Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this process is finished, click “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your PC for the adware and malware. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your PC system. In order to remove all threats, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about the Malwarebytes, we recommend you to read and follow the instructions or the video guide below.
How to stop class64deal.com pop-up ads
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new annoying ads and malicious web-pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to harmful ads and web pages. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard application from the following link.
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Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
- After the download is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the setup 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 start your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop-up ads, class64deal.com redirects, as well as other dangerous or misleading 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.
If the problem with class64deal.com redirect is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot remove class64deal.com pop-ups, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 20, 2017
- 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 adware that generates class64deal.com advertisements.
- Once the scanning is complete, AdwCleaner will display a scan report. Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, press “OK” button.
The following video explains the steps above on how to remove ad supported software with AdwCleaner.
Now your system should be clean of the class64deal.com . Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-up ads and annoying dangerous web-pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC system 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 get rid of class64deal.com ads from your machine, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.