If you’re reading this article, it means that you are seeing the Top9blog.com unknown web page and your web browser began opening unwanted ads. All of these problems with your machine caused by adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which is often installs on the computer with the free software. You probably want to know how to remove this ‘ad supported’ software as well as remove Top9blog.com popup advertisements. In the few simple steps below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
While your machine is infected with the ad supported software, the FF, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge may be redirected to Top9blog.com unwanted web site. Of course, the ad-supported software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may display a huge number of annoying advertisements. These ads will be injected within the content of web sites that are you opening in your web browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all web-sites, including web sites where previously you have never seen any advertising links. In this case, when you open any web page, you may see in your web-browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for Top9blog.com’, ‘Transferring data from Top9blog.com’, ‘Looking up Top9blog.com’, ‘Read Top9blog.com’, ‘Connected to Top9blog.com’.
Table of contents
- What is Top9blog.com
- Remove Top9blog.com popups
- Manual Top9blog.com pop-ups removal
- How to automatically get rid of Top9blog.com pop-ups
- Use AdBlocker to stop Top9blog.com and stay safe online
- Prevent Top9blog.com ads from installing
- Finish words
The ad supported software can change the settings of the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge, but often that a harmful software like this can also infect all types of web browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time run the web-browser to see Top9blog.com unwanted advertisements.
We recommend to get rid of the ad-supported software, which redirects your web-browser on the Top9blog.com annoying page, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other harmful software on your computer.
Remove Top9blog.com popups
We can assist you remove Top9blog.com from your web browsers, without the need to take your computer to a professional. Simply follow the removal steps below if you currently have the unwanted adware on your machine and want to delete it. If you’ve any difficulty while trying to remove the adware that reroutes your browser to undesired Top9blog.com web-site, feel free to ask for our help in the comment section below. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your browser or restart your computer.
Manual Top9blog.com redirect removal
The useful removal guide for the Top9blog.com redirect. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove Top9blog.com pop-up ads let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Deleting the Top9blog.com, check the list of installed programs first
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the program that causes the appearance of annoying advertisements or internet browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown on the screen below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of applications installed on your machine. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the appearance of pop ups and web browser redirect to the unwanted Top9blog.com site. 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 application, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to press ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown in the figure below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your system. 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 pop-up 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 which you need to uninstall is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown below.
Clean up the browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by Top9blog.com
Once installed, this adware may add an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you run the web browser, it will display an unwanted ad web page.
Open the properties of the internet browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected browser and select the “Properties” option and it will open the properties of the shortcut. Next, select the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as shown on the screen below.
Normally, if the last word in the Target field is chrome.exe, iexplore.exe, firefox.exe. Be sure to pay attention to the extension, should be “exe”! All shortcuts which have been altered by ad supported software like Top9blog.com usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as shown below
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks such as …Application\chrome.exe” http://site.address as shown in the figure below.
In order to fix a shortcut, you need to insert right path to the Target field or remove an address (if it has been added at the end). You can use the following information to fix your shortcuts which have been altered by ad-supported software.
|Google Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|FF||C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe|
|Internet Explorer||C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|Opera||C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe|
Once is finished, press OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all internet browsers which are re-directed to the Top9blog.com unwanted web page.
Get rid of Top9blog.com pop-up ads from Firefox
If the Firefox settings like startpage, newtab page and default search engine have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, open the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, click the Help button ().
In the Help menu press the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page press on “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Top9blog.com pop-ups from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all web-browser homepage, newtab page and search provider by default you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your PC.
First, run the IE, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your PC system for the changes to take effect. It will remove Top9blog.com redirect, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings like startpage, newtab page and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Top9blog.com ads from Google Chrome
Like other modern internet browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby restore the web-browser’s settings such as home page, new tab page and default search provider that have been replaced by the adware that redirects your web-browser to intrusive Top9blog.com web site.
- First start the Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this process is finished, your browser’s homepage, new tab page and search provider by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
How to automatically get rid of Top9blog.com pop-ups
There are not many good free antimalware programs with high detection ratio. The effectiveness of malicious software removal tools depends on various factors, mostly on how often their virus/malware signatures DB are updated in order to effectively detect modern malware, adware, browser hijacker infections and other potentially unwanted programs. We suggest to run several programs, not just one. These applications which listed below will allow you get rid of all components of the adware from your disk and Windows registry and thereby delete Top9blog.com advertisements.
How to automatically delete Top9blog.com pop-ups with Zemana Anti-malware
You can remove Top9blog.com ads automatically with a help of Zemana Anti-malware. We suggest this malicious software removal utility because it can easily remove browser hijackers, PUPs, ad supported software which reroutes your internet browser to Top9blog.com web page with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Download Zemana antimalware on your PC system by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Once downloading is finished, close all applications and windows on your machine. Double-click the set up file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana antimalware on your PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, Zemana antimalware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the ‘ad supported’ software that developed to redirect your browser to various ad web-sites like Top9blog.com. This process can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the utility is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
When it completes the scan, it’ll open you the results. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button. The Zemana anti-malware will start removing adware and other security threats. Once disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart the personal computer.
How to get rid of Top9blog.com with Malwarebytes
Delete Top9blog.com manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to run the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free program will help you to get rid of malware, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and hijackers that your system may be infected too.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web-browser will show the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When the download is finished, please close all applications and open windows on your personal computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will run the “Setup wizard” of Malwarebytes onto your PC system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Malwarebytes will start and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole system to find out adware that cause unwanted Top9blog.com advertisements to appear. While the tool is checking, you may see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
- Once the system scan is complete, the results are displayed in the scan report.
- Review the scan results and then click the “Quarantine Selected” button to begin cleaning your personal computer. Once the process is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Scan your machine and remove Top9blog.com pop-up ads with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free portable program that scans your machine for adware which causes unwanted Top9blog.com pop up advertisements, PUPs and browser hijackers and allows get rid of them easily. Moreover, it’ll also help you get rid of any malicious web browser extensions and add-ons.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: April 30, 2018
Once downloading is finished, open the folder in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as on the image below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to show the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Scan” for checking your personal computer for the adware that designed to redirect your web browser to various ad sites such as Top9blog.com. While the tool is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
Once the scanning is finished is finished, it’ll show a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been detected like below.
In order to remove all items, simply click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box. Click “OK” to begin the cleaning procedure. When the clean up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your personal computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Use AdBlocker to stop Top9blog.com and stay safe online
Enabling an ad blocker program such as AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad blocking applications will also protect you from harmful advertisements and web pages, and, of course, block redirection chain to Top9blog.com and similar web sites.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocker program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
Once downloading is done, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick instructions like below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your system, AdGuard will start automatically and block advertisements, pages such Top9blog.com, as well as other harmful 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, that can be found on your desktop.
Prevent Top9blog.com ads from installing
Once you have done the guidance above, your machine should be clean from malicious software, hijackers and adware. The Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and MS Edge will no longer open Top9blog.com annoying web-site when you browse the Internet. Unfortunately, if the instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new ‘ad supported’ software, and then the best way – ask for help.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2015
- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next press “Do a system scan only” button.
- When it completes the scan, 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 undesired Top9blog.com advertisements.