The Huambo.club is an ‘ad’ web site, already at the first sight of which there are various doubts. This web-page is created only for one purpose – display advertisements offering install an questionable browser’s extension. Its appearance in your internet browser means that your machine is infected with adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). This type of malicious applications does not delete files or infect them, but such as a virus can modify computer settings like the start page, newtab and search provider by default and download and install malicious extensions that generates a large count of pop-up advertisements. All the time, while the ‘ad supported’ software is running, your browser will be fill with undesired ads. Moreover, this ‘ad supported’ software will be able to collect a lot of information about you, everything related to what are you doing on the Web. Thus, it is clear that the presence of ad-supported software on your personal computer is not desirable, and you need to clean up your computer in order to remove Huambo.club redirect as soon as possible.
The ‘ad supported’ software is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s created with the sole purpose to show dozens of pop-ups, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web browser window. So, the Huambo.club is just one of the many pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the web-browser’s constant stream of ads, or redirect the web browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web pages. Moreover, the ad-supported software can substitute the legitimate advertisements on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit malicious web-pages. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their 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 adware receive income. It is the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
Table of contents
- What is Huambo.club
- How to remove Huambo.club popup virus
- How to get rid of Huambo.club redirect without any software
- Use free malware removal utilities to completely delete Huambo.club ads
- Block Huambo.club pop-up ads and other annoying sites
- Method of Huambo.club pop-up advertisements intrusion into your system
- To sum up
The malicious software from the adware family that modifies the settings of web-browsers usually affects only the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a web-browser’s shortcut, so every time you open the web-browser, instead of your startpage, you will see the unwanted Huambo.club ads.
The guide below explaining steps to remove Huambo.club popup ads problem. Feel free to use it for removal of the ad-supported software that may attack Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge and other popular internet browsers. The few simple steps will help you delete adware and thereby clean your browser from all annoying ads.
How to remove Huambo.club ads
As with removing adware, malicious software or PUPs, there are few steps you can do. We suggest trying them all. If you do only one part of the instructions, then it should be run malicious software removal utility, because it should delete ad supported software and stop any further infection. But to completely delete Huambo.club advertisements you’ll have to at least reset your web-browser settings such as new tab page, startpage and search engine by default to default state, disinfect computer’s web browsers shortcuts, remove all unwanted and suspicious programs, and delete ‘ad supported’ software by malware removal tools. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your web-browser or reboot your system.
How to get rid of Huambo.club redirect without any software
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove Huambo.club popups from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and Microsoft Edge.
Uninstall Huambo.club related applications through the Control Panel of your PC
The best way to begin the system cleanup is to uninstall unknown and suspicious applications. Using the Microsoft 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 the Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge from pop ups hijackers and so on.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown below.
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and select the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown in the figure below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as shown below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed programs and get rid of all applications which has the name similar to the Huambo.club site. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed programs by date. When you have found anything suspicious that may be the hijacker, ad-supported software or PUPs, then choose this program and press ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the suspicious program blocked from removal, then run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully delete it from your PC.
Fix web-browser shortcuts, changed by ad-supported software
A adware may hijack various Windows shortcuts on your desktop (most often, all browsers shortcuts), so in this step you need to check and clean them by removing the argument such as http://site.address/.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut that you use to open your browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the internet browser which is re-directed to Huambo.club or other intrusive web-page.
Further, necessary to look at the text that is written in the “Target” field. The adware can rewrite the contents of this field, which describes the file to be launch when you start your web-browser. Depending on the web-browser you are using, there should be:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
If you are seeing an unknown text similar “http://site.addres” which has been added here, then you should remove it, as shown below.
Next, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you start the browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically reroute on the Huambo.club web-site or any other unwanted web-pages. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Remove Huambo.club pop up ads from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the hijackers, harmful and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to recover the internet browser’s newtab, homepage and search engine by default that have been changed by ad-supported software which cause unwanted Huambo.club popup ads to appear.
- First, launch the Chrome and press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Show advanced settings” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, press the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove Huambo.club redirect from Firefox
Resetting your Mozilla Firefox is first troubleshooting step for any issues with your web-browser program, including the redirect to Huambo.club site.
First, run the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown 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 adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation prompt. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware which causes intrusive Huambo.club popups. Once, it’s complete, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Huambo.club advertisements from IE
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser settings such as newtab, startpage and search provider by default having been modified by ‘ad supported’ software that causes lots of unwanted Huambo.club pop-ups, then you may restore your settings, via the reset web browser procedure.
First, open the Internet Explorer, press ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press 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 system for the changes to take effect. It will remove Huambo.club pop-ups, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s settings like new tab page, startpage and search provider by default to default state.
Use free malware removal utilities to completely delete Huambo.club ads
Manual removal steps does not always help to completely remove the adware, as it’s not easy to identify and get rid of components of adware and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it is recommended that you use malware removal utility to completely delete Huambo.club off your web-browser. Several free malware removal tools are currently available that can be used against the adware. The optimum solution would be to use Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner.
How to remove Huambo.club advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
We suggest you to use the Zemana Anti-malware which are completely clean your computer of Huambo.club redirect. Moreover, the tool will help you to remove PUPs, malicious software, toolbars and hijacker infections that your computer can be infected too.
Download Zemana antimalware by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
When the download is finished, close all programs and windows on your machine. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup like below.
When the install begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Zemana anti malware on your PC.
Once setup is finished, you will see window like below.
Now click the “Scan” button for checking your PC system for the ad-supported software that cause unwanted Huambo.club pop-up ads to appear. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the tool is checking, you may see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
As the scanning ends, a list of all items detected is produced. In order to get rid of all threats, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-malware will start removing ad supported software related files, folders and registry keys.
Scan and clean your computer of ‘ad supported’ software with Malwarebytes
Get rid of Huambo.club redirect manually is difficult and often the ad supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we suggest you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free application will help you to remove malware, potentially unwanted programs, toolbars and hijackers that your PC system can be infected too.
Download Malwarebytes Free by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
When the download is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this process is finished, press the “Scan Now” button for checking your computer for the ad supported software that causes lots of annoying Huambo.club pop-up ads. This process can take some time, so please be patient. During the scan it will detect all threats exist on your PC. When you’re ready, press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free application that you can use to get rid of all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal tool, we recommend you to read and follow the guide or the video guide below.
Get rid of Huambo.club advertisements from browsers with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner utility is free and easy to use. It may scan and delete malicious software, PUPs and adware in Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge web-browsers and thereby remove all annoying Huambo.club advertisements. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and delete malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the personal computer.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
- Once the downloading process is finished, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is launched, click “Scan” button for checking your system for the adware which causes intrusive Huambo.club pop-up ads. During the scan it’ll detect all threats exist on your computer.
- Once the system scan is finished, you will be opened the list of all detected threats on your system. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block Huambo.club pop-up advertisements and other annoying sites
We recommend to install an ad blocking program that can block Huambo.club and other undesired web-pages. The adblocker utility such as AdGuard is a program that basically removes advertising from the Web and stops access to malicious web-sites. Moreover, security experts says that using ad blocking applications is necessary to stay safe when surfing the Internet.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocking program is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
Once the downloading process is finished, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown on the screen 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 as shown below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop ups, web-pages such Huambo.club, as well as other harmful or misleading pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
Method of Huambo.club pop-up advertisements intrusion into your system
Most often, the free applications setup package includes additional programs such as this ad-supported software that cause undesired Huambo.club advertisements to appear. So, be very careful when you agree to install anything. The best way – is to select a Custom, Advanced or Manual installation mode. Here disable (uncheck) all additional programs in which you are unsure or that causes even a slightest suspicion. The main thing you should remember, you do not need to install any third-party applications which you do not trust! The only one thing I want to add. Once the free software is installed, if you uninstall this software, the undesired Huambo.club pop ups will not be removed. This must be done by yourself. Just follow the steps above.
To sum up
Now your computer should be free of the ad-supported software that causes a large amount of intrusive Huambo.club pop-ups. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your PC for new malicious software, browser hijackers and adware) and AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-ups and malicious web pages). Moreover, to prevent adware, please stay clear of unknown and third party software, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to find PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Huambo.club advertisements related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.