If you’re reading this blog post, it means that you are seeing the 1.admetic.com unknown web-site and your web browser began opening lots of advertisements. All of these problems with your personal computer caused by ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), which is often installs on the system with the free software. You probably want to know how to remove this adware as well as remove 1.admetic.com pop ups. In the step-by-step instructions below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
The ad-supported software may insert a huge count of ads directly to the sites that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising links has been added by the creators of the web page. Moreover, a legal advertising banners may be replaced on the fake ads, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful applications. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect tons of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the World Wide Web, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
The adware often change all internet browser shortcuts that located on your Desktop to force you visit various annoying ad web pages. As a result, your web-browser can still redirect you to an annoying ad web page despite your browser is actually free of ad supported software.
Table of contents
- What is 1.admetic.com
- 1.admetic.com redirect removal guidance
- How to manually remove 1.admetic.com
- Removing the 1.admetic.com, check the list of installed programs first
- Clean up the web browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by adware
- Delete 1.admetic.com ads from Internet Explorer
- Remove 1.admetic.com ads from Google Chrome
- Get rid of 1.admetic.com from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- How to remove 1.admetic.com redirect with free programs
- How to manually remove 1.admetic.com
- Block 1.admetic.com popup ads and other intrusive web-pages
- How can you prevent your PC from the attack of 1.admetic.com popups
- Final words
We suggest you to remove adware and clean your personal computer from 1.admetic.com pop up advertisements as quickly as possible, until the presence of the adware has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the step-by-step guidance below that will help you to completely remove the redirect to 1.admetic.com intrusive web site, using only the built-in MS Windows features and a few of specialized free malicious software removal utilities.
1.admetic.com redirect removal guidance
There are a few ways which can be used to remove 1.admetic.com ads. But, not all potentially unwanted software like this ad supported software can be completely removed utilizing only manual methods. Most commonly you’re not able to delete any ad supported software using standard MS Windows options. In order to remove 1.admetic.com redirect you need complete a few manual steps and run reliable removal tools. Most IT security specialists states that Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner utilities are a right choice. These free programs are able to detect and delete 1.admetic.com popups from your computer and restore your internet browser settings to defaults.
How to manually remove 1.admetic.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually delete 1.admetic.com ads from the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge.
Removing the 1.admetic.com, check the list of installed programs first
Some PUPs, browser hijacking applications and ad supported software may be deleted by uninstalling the free programs they came with. If this way does not succeed, then looking them up in the list of installed applications in Windows Control Panel. Use the “Uninstall” command in order to delete them.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows button, next click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then click “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will display the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, press “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all programs installed on the machine.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video tutorial below.
Clean up the web browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by adware
Unfortunately, the adware can also hijack Windows shortcuts (mostly, your internet browsers shortcuts}), so that the 1.admetic.com ad page will be shown when you launch the FF, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge or another internet browser.
Open the properties of the web-browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected web browser and choose the “Properties” option and it’ll show the properties of the shortcut. Next, select the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field like 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 changed by ad-supported software such as 1.admetic.com usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as shown on the image below
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks like …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|
|IE||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 complete, press OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web browsers that are redirected to the 1.admetic.com annoying web site.
Delete 1.admetic.com advertisements from Internet Explorer
If you find that Internet Explorer browser settings such as start page, new tab page and search provider by default having been changed by adware that redirects your web browser to undesired 1.admetic.com web-page, then you may return your settings, via the reset internet browser procedure.
First, start the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect.
Remove 1.admetic.com ads from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to delete the hijacker infections, malicious and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s start page, new tab and default search provider that have been modified by ‘ad supported’ software that causes unwanted 1.admetic.com ads.
- First run the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the 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 Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is complete, your web browser’s startpage, new tab and default search provider will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of 1.admetic.com from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
If the Mozilla Firefox web-browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Mozilla Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring Mozilla Firefox settings like new tab, home page and search provider by default to its default state. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, and open tabs.
First, start the Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, 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 adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware that causes browsers to show undesired 1.admetic.com advertisements. When, it’s finished, press the “Finish” button.
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 open your PC, it will open 1.admetic.com undesired web site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all malicious tasks which have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This displays a prompt that titled with Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the screen below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then remove this malicious task. 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 get rid of, then click on it with the right mouse button and choose Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove 1.admetic.com redirect with free programs
Use malicious software removal tools to delete 1.admetic.com pop-up ads automatically. The freeware utilities specially made for hijackers, adware and other potentially unwanted applications removal. These tools may remove most of adware from Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge. Moreover, it can remove all components of ad supported software from Windows registry and system drives.
Scan and clean your internet browser of 1.admetic.com ads with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware is a tool that can get rid of adware, PUPs, hijackers and other malicious software from your machine easily and for free. Zemana Anti-malware is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of system resources.
- Download Zemana anti malware (ZAM) from the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
- Once the downloading process is finished, close all applications and windows on your PC system. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once setup is finished, press the “Scan” button to start checking your PC system for the adware that cause unwanted 1.admetic.com advertisements to appear. This process can take some time, so please be patient. While the tool is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- Once the checking is finished, a list of all items found is produced. When you are ready, click “Next”. Once disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your personal computer.
Scan and clean your machine of ‘ad supported’ software with Malwarebytes
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system of the adware. The free tool is an advanced malicious software removal program designed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular antimalware technology. It is able to help you remove annoying 1.admetic.com advertisements from your web-browsers, PUPs, malicious software, browser hijackers, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your PC by clicking on the link below. Save it on your desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 12, 2017
Once the download is finished, close all windows on your PC system. Further, open the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown below, click the “Yes” button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Malwarebytes on the machine. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown in the figure below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button to begin checking your system for the adware which causes undesired 1.admetic.com ads. This task can take some time, so please be patient. When a malware, ‘ad supported’ software or potentially unwanted programs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
When it has finished scanning, it will display a screen which contains a list of malicious software that has been found. Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will start removing adware and other security threats. Once disinfection is complete, you can be prompted to reboot your personal computer. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to get rid of adware, ‘ad supported’ software and other malware.
Get rid of 1.admetic.com pop up ads from internet browsers with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free portable application that scans your system for adware that causes web browsers to show undesired 1.admetic.com pop up advertisements, PUPs and browser hijackers and allows remove them easily. Moreover, it will also help you get rid of any harmful internet browser extensions and add-ons.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Update: August 1, 2017
After downloading is complete, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. When the utility is started, you will see a screen as shown in the figure below.
Further, press “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that redirects your internet browser to intrusive 1.admetic.com web site. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your system. Once the system scan is complete, the results are displayed in the scan report as shown below.
Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean” button. It will open a dialog box as shown on the screen below.
You need to click “OK”. When the clean up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your computer. When your computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block 1.admetic.com popup ads and other intrusive web-pages
It is important to run ad blocker software like AdGuard to protect your PC from malicious web pages. Most security experts says that it is okay to stop ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard can to stop 1.admetic.com and other intrusive sites.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
After downloading is complete, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is done, you will see a window as on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an 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 stop pop-up advertisements, web-pages such 1.admetic.com, 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, that may be found on your desktop.
How can you prevent your PC from the attack of 1.admetic.com pop-ups
Once you have finished the guidance above, your personal computer should be free from malicious software and ad supported software that causes web-browsers to show annoying 1.admetic.com popup ads. The Chrome, FF, Edge and IE will no longer reroute you to various annoying sites. Unfortunately, if the tutorial does not help you, then you have caught a new ‘ad supported’ software, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.