If the Chrome, FF, MS Edge and Internet Explorer displays the Viralyet.com annoying web-page then most probably that your personal computer is infected with an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). This ‘ad supported’ software alters the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge settings to display a huge number of undesired advertisements on all web sites, including web pages where previously you ads have never seen. These advertisements can be varied: pop-up windows, boxes, in-text ads, different sized banners and so on. What is more, the adware, that displays the Viralyet.com pop ups, can cause your Internet connection to be slow or freeze your web browser so that the interface is not updated anymore.
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 browser window. So, the Viralyet.com is just one of the many web-sites of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the internet browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the internet browser to not expected and intrusive advertising pages. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate advertising links 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 pages, so the creators of adware, 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.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, some ‘ad supported’ software to also alter all web-browsers shortcuts which located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to redirect your internet browser to unwanted ad web pages such as Viralyet.com, certain of which might be harmful. It can make the whole computer more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
Table of contents
- What is Viralyet.com
- Remove Viralyet.com ads
- Manual Viralyet.com popup advertisements removal
- How to delete Viralyet.com redirect with free programs
- Stop Viralyet.com pop-ups and other unwanted web sites
- Where the Viralyet.com popups comes from
- Finish words
Instructions which is shown below, will help you to clean your computer from the adware as well as remove Viralyet.com intrusive advertisements from the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and IE and other web-browsers.
Remove Viralyet.com advertisements
There present several free adware removal utilities. Also it is possible to delete Viralyet.com popup advertisements manually. But we suggest to combine all these solutions below into the one removal algorithm. Follow the steps of the instructions. Certain of the steps will require you to reboot your PC or exit the web page. So, read this tutorial carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
Manual Viralyet.com pop up advertisements removal
If you perform exactly the step by step guide below you should be able to remove the Viralyet.com pop-ups from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer browsers.
Delete Viralyet.com related software through the Control Panel of your computer
Check out the Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed applications. We recommend to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of programs by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and suspicious programs, they are the ones you need to uninstall.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all programs installed on your computer. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Disinfect the web-browser’s shortcuts to delete Viralyet.com redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also change the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the browser, it will show an undesired web-page.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut that you use to start your web browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the browser that is redirected to Viralyet.com or other annoying web site.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The adware can change the contents of this field, which describes the file to be launch when you run your internet browser. Depending on the 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” that has been added here, then you should remove it, like below.
Next, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you launch the browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the Viralyet.com web-site or any other annoying web pages. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Delete Viralyet.com pop ups from IE
In order to restore all browser new tab page, start 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 machine.
First, run the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of Viralyet.com redirect, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as home page, newtab and default search provider to default state.
Remove Viralyet.com ads from Google Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby recover the internet browser’s settings like new tab page, start page and search provider by default that have been changed by the adware which cause unwanted Viralyet.com advertisements to appear.
- First run the Google Chrome and click 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 show the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is complete, your browser’s newtab, homepage and search engine by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of Viralyet.com pop-up ads from Firefox
If the FF settings like homepage, newtab page and search provider by default have been replaced by the ‘ad supported’ software, then resetting it to the default state can help.
Start the Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web-browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will show the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you’re unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. When, it’s finished, press the “Finish” button.
How to delete Viralyet.com redirect with free programs
In order to completely remove Viralyet.com, you not only need to remove adware from your computer, but also get rid of all its components in your computer including Windows registry entries. We suggest to download and use free removal tools to automatically free your PC system of adware that created to redirect your browser to various ad pages such as Viralyet.com.
Run Zemana Anti-malware to remove Viralyet.com pop-ups
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware. You may download and install Zemana Anti-malware to find adware and thereby remove Viralyet.com pop-up ads from the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on your machine.
Download Zemana anti-malware on your machine by clicking on the link below. Save it on your desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
After the download is complete, close all windows on your system. Further, start the file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana anti-malware on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, Zemana anti malware will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown on the image below.
Next, press the “Scan” button to start checking your machine for the adware that reroutes your internet browser to unwanted Viralyet.com web site. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your personal computer. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
When the system scan is finished, it will show a scan report. Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button.
The Zemana anti-malware will begin removing adware and other security threats. Once disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
Run Malwarebytes to remove Viralyet.com pop-ups
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to scan for ‘ad supported’ software and thereby remove Viralyet.com pop-ups from your web-browsers. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on the personal computer.
- Download Malwarebytes (MBAM) from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- After the download is done, close all software and windows on your personal computer. Open a folder in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is complete, click the “Scan Now” button for scanning your personal computer for the ‘ad supported’ software that cause undesired Viralyet.com advertisements to appear. This task can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the utility is scanning, you may see count of objects it has identified either as being malware.
- Once the scan is finished, it’ll show you the results. Next, you need to click “Quarantine Selected”. Once disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart your computer.
The following video offers a tutorial on how to remove browser hijacker with Malwarebytes.
Scan and clean your PC system of adware with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool that can be downloaded and use to remove ad supported software that created to redirect your web-browser to various ad sites such as Viralyet.com, browser hijackers, malicious software, potentially unwanted programs, toolbars and other threats from your PC system. You may use this tool to scan for threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
Download AdwCleaner utility 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: January 8, 2019
Once the download is complete, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to show the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” . This will begin scanning the whole machine to find out ad-supported software that causes lots of undesired Viralyet.com pop-up ads. This process can take some time, so please be patient. When a malicious software, adware or PUPs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
When the system scan is finished is done, it will display a list of detected items as shown on the image below.
Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box. Click “OK” to start the cleaning procedure. When the clean up is done, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Stop Viralyet.com popups and other unwanted web sites
We suggest to install an adblocker program that may block Viralyet.com and other annoying pages. The ad blocking tool such as AdGuard is a program which basically removes advertising from the Web and blocks access to malicious web-pages. Moreover, security experts says that using ad-blocking applications is necessary to stay safe when surfing the Internet.
- Download AdGuard application by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- Once the download is finished, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the install is finished, press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will help 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 system, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-ups, web sites such Viralyet.com, as well as other harmful or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon named AdGuard, that is located on your desktop.
Where the Viralyet.com pop-ups comes from
Now your personal computer should be clean of the ad supported software that redirects your web-browser to annoying Viralyet.com web-page. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-ups and annoying malicious sites) and Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your computer for new hijacker infections, malicious software and ad-supported software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Viralyet.com pop-ups from the Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.