The vellings.info is a web-page that opens unwanted pop-ups and can redirect to other ad pages. If the Chrome, FF, IE and Microsoft Edge displays this page then most probably that your computer is infected with an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). The ‘ad supported’ software is an unwanted software that is going to display you tons of popup ads and deals. Of course, it’s not a malware or virus in the “general meaning” of this word. It’ll not delete or damage your files, but it can alter some machine’s settings or download and install other dangerous applications. So, you’d better to remove adware using the steps below and thereby remove vellings.info redirect.
Most often, the ad-supported software affects the most common web-browsers like the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer. But such the dangerous software as well may infect another web browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web-browser’s shortcut). So every time you start the browser, it will reroute to the unwanted vellings.info site. Even if you setup a new home page, an unwanted web-page will be the first thing you see when you launch the Google Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and Edge.
The adware is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, alters web browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the adware can install additional web browser extensions, addons and modules that will inject advertising banners within the Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge’s screen. Moreover, the adware may install internet browser hijacker that once started, will change the 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 Net and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your computer from the ad-supported software as well as get rid of vellings.info unwanted ads from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and other web-browsers.
How can you protect your PC from vellings.info advertisements
How to manually remove vellings.info redirect
Without a doubt, the adware is harmful to your computer. So you need to quickly and completely get rid of this dangerous software. To delete this adware, you can use the manual removal which are given below, or use an anti-malware utility for removing dangerous software, such as Malwarebytes Anti-malware and AdwCleaner (both are free). I note that we recommend that you use automatic removal, that will allow you to remove vellings.info redirect easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in machine or in the case where adware is not removed automatically.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove vellings.info redirect
- Remove vellings.info from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of vellings.info pop-up ads from Google Chrome
- Remove vellings.info ads from IE
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs 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 press “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will show the Windows Control Panel as shown in the figure below.
Next, press “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all applications. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown applications.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove vellings.info redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also modify the internet 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 redirected 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 that begins with “http://” that 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 internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove vellings.info from Mozilla Firefox
First, launch the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open 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, click “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of vellings.info pop-up ads from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to delete the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s home page, newtab page and search provider by default that have been modified by ad-supported software.
- Open the 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, click the “Reset settings” button, which located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Chrome will display the reset settings dialog box as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove vellings.info ads from IE
To remove the vellings.info ads you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your computer.
First, run the IE, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then press the “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and press the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Microsoft Internet Explorer settings” dialog box as shown in the figure below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
Once the task is finished, click “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your computer 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.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ad-supported software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you launch your PC, it will open vellings.info annoying web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all tasks that have been created by malicious applications.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will display a dialog box which 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 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, press the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ software, then this task also should be removed.
Further 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 adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to delete vellings.info pop-up ads automatically
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install this tool to detect vellings.info threat and get rid of it, by clicking on the link below. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC.
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Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this procedure is complete, press “Scan Now” button for scanning your machine for the adware and malware. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your computer. In order to delete all threats, simply click “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 step-by-step instructions or the video guide below.
Stop vellings.info pop-ups and other annoying pages
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new annoying advertisements and malicious sites, you need to use application that blocks access to dangerous ads and sites. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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When the download is finished, run the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. When the install is finished, you will see a window as on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will assist 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup ads, web pages such as vellings.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, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Remove vellings.info pop-ups and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot remove the unwanted vellings.info ads from the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft 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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Once downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is opened, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the malicious extensions and adware that shows ads from vellings.info web site. Once the scan is finished, it will show a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will open a prompt. Click “OK”. When the clean up is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your personal computer.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to get rid of adware, browser hijackers and other malicious software.
After completing the steps outlined above, your personal computer should be clean from malware and adware. The Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer will no longer open vellings.info unwanted advertisements and redirect you to unknown web-pages. Unfortunately, if the guide does not help you, then you have caught a new type of adware, and then the best way – ask for help.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop.
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next click “Do a system scan only” button.
- Once the scan is done, the scan button will read “Save log”, press it. Save this log to your desktop.
- Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the unwanted vellings.info advertisements.