If your web browser is launched automatically, after that immediately show the unwanted allwegood.info popup offering install an questionable extension, then most probably your PC system has become a victim of adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) that usually gets installed as a part of some freeware. Do not be surprised, it happens, especially if you are an active World Wide Web user. But this does not mean that you should reconcile with these unwanted redirects and pop-up ads. You need to follow the guide below to clean your personal computer as soon as possible, as the ad-supported software can be a way to infect your machine with more dangerous malicious programs such as viruses and trojans. The steps which follow, I’ll show you how to get rid of ‘ad supported’ software and thereby remove allwegood.info unwanted ads from your PC system forever.
The adware usually affects only the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge by changing the internet browser’s settings or installing a dangerous extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad supported’ software will perform a scan of the PC system for browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web-browser shortcuts, it will add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you run the web browser, you will see an annoying allwegood.info page.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s created with the sole purpose to open dozens of ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web browser window. So, the allwegood.info is just one of the many web-sites of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It’s designed to fill the internet browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the internet browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web-pages. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software can substitute the legitimate ads on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit dangerous web sites. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web-sites, 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.
We recommend to remove the adware, which redirects your web browser on the allwegood.info unwanted page, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other malicious software on your computer.
How to allwegood.info advertisements get installed onto system
How to manually remove allwegood.info redirect
If you perform exactly the step-by-step instructions below you should be able to delete the allwegood.info pop-ups. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web browser or restart your PC system.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove allwegood.info redirect from Chrome
- Remove allwegood.info pop-up ads from Firefox
- Delete allwegood.info from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove allwegood.info redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the program that causes the appearance of unwanted advertisements and web browser redirect to unwanted web pages, 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 on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown 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 annoying allwegood.info pop-up ads. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious software 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 press ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown on the image below.
You will see a list of software installed on your personal computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the programs that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of annoying advertisements and web 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 press ‘Uninstall’ as shown on the screen below.
Remove allwegood.info redirect from Chrome
Like other modern internet browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby get rid of the redirect to allwegood.info annoying advertisements that is caused by the ad supported software.
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 display 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 click the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will open the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The application will start the task of cleaning. When it’s finished, the 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.
Remove allwegood.info pop-up ads from Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings have been modified by the ad-supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the reroute onto allwegood.info page.
First, start the Mozilla 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 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 show the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a task to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad supported’ software. Once it is finished, click the “Finish” button
Delete allwegood.info from Internet Explorer
To remove the allwegood.info ads you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your computer.
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will display the drop-down menu on the right part of the internet browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt as on the image below. Next, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, click the “Reset” button.
When the procedure is finished, press “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your PC system 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 remove allwegood.info redirect
When the ‘ad supported’ software 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 internet browser, it will be redirected to an annoying 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://” that 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
If the annoying allwegood.info web-site 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 ‘ad-supported’ program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This opens a prompt that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “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 display just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need get rid of it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ program, 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 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.
Get rid of allwegood.info automatically
You can delete allwegood.info automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal tool because it can easily delete ad supported software, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your machine from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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Once the downloading process is finished, close all windows on your computer. Further, run the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the screen below, click the Yes button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install Malwarebytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
When the install 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 PC to find out malware and adware that cause the allwegood.info ads. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished. Please be patient.
When the system scan is finished, you can check all threats detected on your PC system. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and adware which cause allwegood.info redirect. Once the disinfection is done, you may be prompted to reboot your computer. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to get rid of ad supported software and other dangerous programs.
Block allwegood.info ads and other annoying pages
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new unwanted ads and malicious pages, you need to use program that blocks access to harmful advertisements and sites. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web-pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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Once the download is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is finished, you will see a window like below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that 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 run your PC system, AdGuard will launch automatically and block popup ads, sites like allwegood.info, as well as other dangerous 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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with allwegood.info advertisements is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot delete allwegood.info 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 launched the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, press the “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole computer to find out adware that generates allwegood.info ads.
- Once the scanning is done, AdwCleaner will open a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, press “OK” button.
The following video explains the guide above on how to remove ad-supported software with AdwCleaner.
Once you have complete the steps outlined above, your machine should be clean from malware and adware. The FF, Google Chrome, IE and Edge will no longer show allwegood.info unwanted pop-up ads and redirect you to unknown pages. Unfortunately, if the instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new type of adware, and then the best way – ask for help.
- Download HijackThis by clicking on the link below and save it to your Desktop.
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next press “Do a system scan only” button.
- When the system scan is finished, the scan button will read “Save log”, click 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 allwegood.info redirect.