Are you launch your favorite browser and do not see usual homepage, which is set earlier? Or, the Russianews1.ru ads is the first thing that pop up once you open your browser? It means that your PC has become the victim of malware from the group of adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). If you get it on your machine, this ‘ad supported’ software can modify the browser’s settings like startpage, new tab and default search engine and install harmful plugin that will open a large number of unwanted pop up ads within the Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer screen. It’s important, don’t click on these ads, as they can lead you to more harmful or misleading web-pages. The best option is to use the few simple steps posted below to free your PC and thereby remove Russianews1.ru ads.
The ‘ad supported’ software may insert a huge count of advertisements directly to the web-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 malicious applications. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect a large amount of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Net, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
The adware usually affects only the Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Edge and IE by changing the browser’s settings or installing a malicious plugins. Moreover, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The ad supported software will perform a scan of the computer for internet browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you open the web browser, you will see an undesired Russianews1.ru web page.
We strongly suggest that you perform the few simple steps below which will assist you to remove Russianews1.ru pop-ups using the standard features of Windows and some proven freeware.
Table of contents
- What is Russianews1.ru
- Remove Russianews1.ru redirect
- Remove Russianews1.ru advertisements without any tools
- Remove suspicious and potentially unwanted programs using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Russianews1.ru redirect
- Remove Russianews1.ru from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
- Remove Russianews1.ru pop ups from Chrome
- Delete Russianews1.ru pop up advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- How to automatically get rid of Russianews1.ru popup ads
- Remove Russianews1.ru advertisements without any tools
- Stop Russianews1.ru pop up advertisements and other intrusive pages
- Method of Russianews1.ru popups intrusion into your computer
- To sum up
Remove Russianews1.ru redirect
In the steps below we will have a look at the ad supported software and how to remove Russianews1.ru from Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and IE browsers for Microsoft Windows OS, natively or by using a few free removal utilities. Some of the steps below will require you to close the web-site. So, please read the few simple steps carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
Remove Russianews1.ru advertisements without any tools
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove Russianews1.ru pop up advertisements from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge.
Remove suspicious and potentially unwanted programs using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
Check out the Microsoft 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 delete.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Windows logo, and then press Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as on the image 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 choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown on the screen below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as shown in the figure below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed applications and remove all software which has the name similar to the Russianews1.ru site. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed software by date. Once you have found anything suspicious that may be the hijacker, ‘ad supported’ software or PUPs, then select this program and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the suspicious program blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully remove it from your computer.
Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Russianews1.ru redirect
Now you need to clean up the internet browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the web browser, and not on any unknown file.
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 such as “http://site.address” that has been added here. You need to delete it.
When the text is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove Russianews1.ru from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
If the Firefox settings such as homepage, new tab page and search provider by default have been modified by the ‘ad supported’ software, then resetting it to the default state can help.
Launch the Firefox and press 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 open the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you are 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 on the image below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software. Once, it is finished, press the “Finish” button.
Remove Russianews1.ru pop ups from Chrome
If your Chrome internet browser is re-directed to intrusive Russianews1.ru web page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser application to its default settings.
- First start the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open 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 display the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this process is finished, your browser’s startpage, new tab page and search engine by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete Russianews1.ru pop up advertisements from Internet Explorer
If you find that IE internet browser settings such as newtab page, start page and search provider by default having been changed by ‘ad supported’ software that causes a large number of annoying Russianews1.ru pop-up advertisements, then you may restore your settings, via the reset web browser procedure.
First, open the IE, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as shown in the figure below.
Once the task is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your machine for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your internet browser’s new tab page, start page and search provider by default to default state.
Get rid of 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 run your system, it will show Russianews1.ru annoying web site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all malicious tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ application.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This displays a dialog box that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please choose the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then get rid of this harmful task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the unwanted programs, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by malicious application. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically get rid of Russianews1.ru popup ads
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users may not completely remove adware that causes a large number of undesired Russianews1.ru ads. So, we recommend to scan your personal computer for any remaining harmful components with free adware removal applications below.
Automatically remove Russianews1.ru ads with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware which are completely clean your computer of the ad-supported software. The tool is an advanced malicious software removal program developed by (c) Zemana lab. It’s able to help you get rid of potentially unwanted programs, hijackers, malicious software, toolbars, ransomware and adware that redirects your web-browser to undesired Russianews1.ru web-site.
Download Zemana anti-malware on your PC system from 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 the downloading process is done, close all software and windows on your personal computer. Double-click the set up file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana anti-malware on your machine. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is done successfully, Zemana anti-malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole PC system to find out ‘ad supported’ software that redirects your web-browser to unwanted Russianews1.ru web page. When a threat is detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
When it completes the scan, it will show a list of found threats. When you are ready, click “Next” button. The Zemana anti-malware will start removing adware and other security threats. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
How to get rid of Russianews1.ru with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer of the adware. The free utility is an advanced malicious software removal program made by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you delete unwanted Russianews1.ru popups from your web-browsers, PUPs, malware, hijackers, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Download Malwarebytes Free by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
Once the download is complete, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this process is finished, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that redirects your web-browser to unwanted Russianews1.ru web-site. Depending on your system, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the program is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat. Next, you need to click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal utility, we recommend you to read and follow the few simple steps or the video guide below.
Get rid of Russianews1.ru pop-up advertisements from browsers with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free portable program that scans your system for adware that cause annoying Russianews1.ru pop up advertisements to appear, PUPs and hijackers and helps delete them easily. Moreover, it’ll also help you delete any malicious web browser extensions and add-ons.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: September 24, 2018
- Once the download is finished, double press the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, click “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ‘ad supported’ software that cause annoying Russianews1.ru pop-up ads to appear. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your PC and the speed of your computer. When a threat is detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished.
- Once the checking is complete, it will show you the results. Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Stop Russianews1.ru pop up advertisements and other intrusive pages
It is also critical to protect your internet browsers from malicious web-pages and ads by using an ad blocking program like AdGuard. Security experts says that it will greatly reduce the risk of malicious software, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard may also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
- Download AdGuard application by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- Once the downloading process is done, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-up ads, web-sites such Russianews1.ru, as well as other harmful or misleading 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, which is located on your desktop.
Method of Russianews1.ru popups intrusion into your computer
Most commonly, the freeware setup file includes additional applications such as this adware that causes a huge number of intrusive Russianews1.ru popups. So, be very careful when you agree to install anything. The best way – is to select a Custom, Advanced or Manual install mode. Here disable (uncheck) all optional software 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 optional applications which you do not trust! The only one thing I want to add. Once the freeware is installed, if you uninstall this software, the annoying Russianews1.ru popup ads will not be deleted. This must be done by yourself. Just follow the instructions above.
To sum up
Now your PC should be clean of the ad supported software that causes web-browsers to open intrusive Russianews1.ru pop up ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop ups and unwanted harmful web-sites) and Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your personal computer for new malware, hijackers and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijacker infections, malware and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Russianews1.ru popup ads from your browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.