If your web-browser are being re-directed to the web page named Mmoc.2yq.xyz, then you most likely have an adware installed on your system. The adware will modify your browser’s new tab, startpage and search provider by default or install unwanted browser addon so that it will automatically show lots of undesired Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop-up advertisements. If you would like to free your computer of adware and thereby delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop-up ads and are unable to do so, you can use the guide below to detect and delete this ‘ad supported’ software and any other malicious software for free.
While your system is infected with the ad-supported software, the Google Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and MS Edge may be rerouted to Mmoc.2yq.xyz intrusive site. Of course, the ad-supported software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may display lots of annoying ads. These ads will be injected within the content of pages that are you opening in your browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The ads will appear on all web pages, including pages where previously you have never seen any advertisements. In this case, when you open any web site, you may see in your web-browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for Mmoc.2yq.xyz’, ‘Transferring data from Mmoc.2yq.xyz’, ‘Looking up Mmoc.2yq.xyz’, ‘Read Mmoc.2yq.xyz’, ‘Connected to Mmoc.2yq.xyz’.
The malicious software from the adware family that alters the settings of browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer. However, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you start the web-browser, instead of your homepage, you will see the undesired Mmoc.2yq.xyz advertisements.
We suggest to delete the adware that causes multiple undesired advertisements and pop-ups, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources that may load other harmful software on your computer.
Table of contents
- What is Mmoc.2yq.xyz
- Remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz popup advertisements
- How to manually delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz
- Delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Fix browser shortcuts, modified by adware
- Get rid of Mmoc.2yq.xyz ads from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop ups from Internet Explorer
- Remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz popup advertisements from Chrome
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- How to automatically delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz ads
- How to manually delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz
- Block Mmoc.2yq.xyz popups and other unwanted sites
- How to prevent Mmoc.2yq.xyz redirect from getting inside your system
- Finish words
Remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz popup advertisements
There exist several free ad supported software removal tools. Also it is possible to remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz popup advertisements manually. But we recommend to combine all these solutions below into the one removal algorithm. Follow the steps of the instructions. Certain of the steps below will require you to exit the page. So, please read the step by step tutorial carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
How to manually delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop-up ads from the Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge browsers.
Delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the application that causes the appearance of intrusive advertisements or browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, press “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all software installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort programs by date in the Control panel.
Fix browser shortcuts, modified by adware
Unfortunately, the ad supported software can also hijack Windows shortcuts (mostly, your web-browsers shortcuts), so that the Mmoc.2yq.xyz ad page will be displayed when you open the Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer or another internet browser.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut which you use to open your web-browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the web browser which is re-directed to Mmoc.2yq.xyz or other annoying web page.
Further, necessary to look at the text that is written in the “Target” field. The ad-supported software can replace the contents of this field, which describes the file to be start when you run your 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 such as “http://site.addres” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as shown in the figure below.
Next, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you launch the web-browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the Mmoc.2yq.xyz web page or any other annoying web-sites. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Get rid of Mmoc.2yq.xyz ads from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings such as start page, new tab page and search engine by default have been changed by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help.
Start 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 shown on the image below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The FF will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the adware. When, it is finished, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop ups from Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer web browser you revert back your browser settings to its default state. This is good initial when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by adware that causes annoying Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop-ups.
First, open the IE, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The IE 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 system for the changes to take effect. It will remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz popup advertisements, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like start page, newtab page and default search provider to default state.
Remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz popup advertisements from Chrome
Run the Reset web browser tool of the Chrome to reset all its settings like new tab, startpage and search provider by default to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, in the case of web browser redirects to unwanted ad web-pages such as Mmoc.2yq.xyz.
- First start the Google Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as on the image above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your internet browser’s startpage, new tab 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 unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying Mmoc.2yq.xyz web page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all the tasks which have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will show a prompt which titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ application, then this task also should be removed.
Further 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 that have been created by malicious program. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz ads
The easiest way to remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop-up ads is to use an anti-malware application capable of detecting this ad supported software that cause intrusive Mmoc.2yq.xyz popup ads to appear. We recommend try Zemana Anti-malware or another free malicious software remover that listed below. It has excellent detection rate when it comes to adware, browser hijackers and other PUPs.
Use Zemana Anti-malware to delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware that are completely clean your system of the ‘ad supported’ software. The utility is an advanced malware removal program made by (c) Zemana lab. It is able to help you remove PUPs, browser hijacker infections, malware, toolbars, ransomware and adware which redirects your browser to unwanted Mmoc.2yq.xyz web-page.
Download Zemana Anti-Malware by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
Once the downloading process is done, launch it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana Anti-Malware will try to update itself and when this process is finished, press the “Scan” button . This will start scanning the whole computer to find out ‘ad supported’ software that causes web-browsers to open intrusive Mmoc.2yq.xyz advertisements.
This task can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the program is checking, you can see count of objects it has identified as threat. When you are ready, press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will get rid of adware that cause undesired Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop up advertisements to appear.
How to delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz with Malwarebytes
You can get rid of Mmoc.2yq.xyz advertisements automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We suggest this free malware removal tool because it can easily remove hijackers, ad-supported software, potentially unwanted applications and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 12, 2017
After the download is done, close all programs and windows on your system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup as shown in the figure below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer.
Once setup is complete, you will see window like below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole system to find out adware that causes web browsers to open undesired Mmoc.2yq.xyz ads. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. During the scan it will detect all threats exist on your system.
When the system scan is finished, you’ll be displayed the list of all found threats on your PC. Review the report and then click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now begin to get rid of ad supported software which causes annoying Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop-up advertisements. After disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your computer.
The following video explains steps on how to get rid of browser hijacker, adware and other malware with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Scan your PC and delete Mmoc.2yq.xyz advertisements with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner utility is free and easy to use. It may scan and remove malicious software, PUPs and ad supported software in Google Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge web-browsers and thereby remove all intrusive Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop-up ads. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove harmful registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: July 19, 2017
- After the downloading process is complete, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is opened, click “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the ‘ad supported’ software which reroutes your web-browser to undesired Mmoc.2yq.xyz page. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- Once the system scan is done, a list of all items found is produced. You may move threats to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block Mmoc.2yq.xyz popups and other unwanted sites
Enabling an ad-blocker program like AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, adblocker applications will also protect you from harmful advertisements and web sites, and, of course, block redirection chain to Mmoc.2yq.xyz and similar sites.
- Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
- Once the download is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is complete, press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that 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 PC, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup advertisements, web-pages such Mmoc.2yq.xyz, as well as other harmful or misleading web-pages. 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.
How to prevent Mmoc.2yq.xyz redirect from getting inside your system
Most often, the adware come bundled with the installers from a free hosting and file sharing web-pages. So, install a freeware is a a good chance that you will find a bundled ad-supported software. If you don’t know how to avoid it, then use a simple trick. During the setup, choose the Custom or Advanced install option. Next, press ‘Decline’ button and clear all checkboxes on offers that ask you to install additional programs. Moreover, please carefully read Term of use and User agreement before installing any programs or otherwise you may end up with another unwanted program on your personal computer like this adware that causes a lot of unwanted Mmoc.2yq.xyz advertisements.
Now your machine should be clean of the adware that causes multiple annoying ads and pop-ups. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted ads and intrusive harmful pages) and Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your machine for new malware, browser hijacker infections and ad supported software). 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, malicious software and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Mmoc.2yq.xyz pop up advertisements from your web-browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.