The Best-software.com-download.site is classified as ‘ad-supported’ web-site. The appearance of Best-software.com-download.site in your internet browser means that your system is infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), which can open lots of pop-up ads within the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge screen or reroute you to an annoying ad sites. So, if you have found that your web browser is redirected to this unwanted web-site, then you do not need to wait . Complete the instructions below to clean your system from the ad-supported software and thereby remove Best-software.com-download.site as soon as possible.
Most often, the adware affects the most common internet browsers such as the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and IE. But such the malicious software as well may infect another internet 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 internet browser, it’ll redirect to the unwanted Best-software.com-download.site web site. Even if you setup a new start page, an annoying page will be the first thing you see when you launch the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge.
The ad supported software may insert a large number of advertisements directly to the web sites that you visit, creating a sense that the ads has been added by the creators of the web page. Moreover, a legal advertising links may be replaced on the fake ads, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software has the ability to collect a lot of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
We recommend to remove the ad supported software, which redirects your browser on the Best-software.com-download.site annoying web-page, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other malicious software on your PC.
How did Best-software.com-download.site pop-up ads get on your computer
How to manually remove Best-software.com-download.site
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, that will assist you manually delete Best-software.com-download.site ads from the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove Best-software.com-download.site ads from Chrome
- Get rid of Best-software.com-download.site ads from Mozilla Firefox
- Delete Best-software.com-download.site pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Best-software.com-download.site redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to start the PC system cleanup is to uninstall unknown and suspicious applications. 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 software can clean up your web browser from popup ads, 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 display the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed applications.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Remove Best-software.com-download.site ads from Chrome
Like other modern web browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby delete the redirect to Best-software.com-download.site unwanted ads which is caused by the adware.
At first, start the 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 Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web browser will open 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 on the image below and press the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will show the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The program will launch the task of cleaning. When it is done, 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 computer.
Get rid of Best-software.com-download.site ads from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla 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 reroute onto Best-software.com-download.site web page.
First, start the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the 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 web-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, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware. When it is finished, click the “Finish” button
Delete Best-software.com-download.site pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
To remove the Best-software.com-download.site advertisements you need to reset the IE to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your computer.
First, start the IE, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and press the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box as shown below. Next, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
Once the process is done, press “Close” button. Close the IE 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.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Best-software.com-download.site redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also alter the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the web-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 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.
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 start your system, it will show Best-software.com-download.site annoying page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by malicious applications.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will show a prompt which called 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 on the screen 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. 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 is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ application, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove Best-software.com-download.site pop-up ads with Malwarebytes
Remove Best-software.com-download.site redirect manually is difficult and often the ad-supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal program. It can automatically detect and get rid of the adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) of the your computer. Moreover, this free program will help you to delete web browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your computer may be infected too. You can follow the step-by-step guide below to delete the Best-software.com-download.site unwanted completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free by clicking on the link below.
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Once downloaded, close all applications and windows on your PC. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup like below.
When the install starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your machine.
When setup is complete, you will see window as shown on the screen below.
Now press on the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole computer to find out ad-supported software which causes the redirect to Best-software.com-download.site web site. This task can take some time, so please be patient.
When it has finished scanning, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing the ‘ad supported’ software related files, folders, registry keys. Once the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart the machine.
The following video explains the step-by-step guide above on how to delete ad-supported software with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
How to block Best-software.com-download.site pop-up ads
To increase your security and protect your machine against new unwanted ads and malicious web-pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to malicious advertisements and sites. Moreover, the program can block the display 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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- After the download is complete, 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 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 start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block advertisements, Best-software.com-download.site redirects, as well as other harmful or misleading web-pages. 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.
Scan your computer and get rid of Best-software.com-download.site redirect with AdwCleaner.
This removal application is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge web-browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (home page, newtab page and search provider by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown on the image below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to show the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” to perform a system scan for the adware which cause a redirect to Best-software.com-download.site advertisements.
When the system scan is finished, it will display a list of all items detected by this utility like below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, press “OK” to begin the cleaning procedure. Once the cleaning process is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your PC system. After restart, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Now your computer should be free of the Best-software.com-download.site . Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted advertisements and unwanted malicious 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 malicious software and ad-supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Best-software.com-download.site ads from your PC system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.