The Newsfyour.net is a site which pops up on system that’s infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). The ad-supported software is one of the most annoying type of malicious software floating around the World Wide Web: an attack generates a large amount of annoying advertisements within a user browser’s screen. A lot of people have fallen victim to these kinds of attacks, looking the Internet in hopes of finding step-by-step instructions on how to remove undesired ads. Now, computer geeks and Myantispyware lab have teamed up to create the guidance which allow users delete Newsfyour.net redirect for free.
What is more, the ad supported software may display advertisements depend on a web-page that you are visiting. That is, it is clear that this ad-supported software, without your permission, steals your private information such as: your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking, and much, much more. The adware may monetize its functionality by collecting data from your browsing sessions and selling it to third party companies. This puts your personal information at a security risk.
The ‘ad supported’ software usually affects only the Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer by changing the web browser’s settings or installing a harmful addons. Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad supported’ software will perform a scan of the PC system for internet browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web browser shortcuts, it will add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you run the browser, you will see an unwanted Newsfyour.net page.
The instructions below explaining steps to remove Newsfyour.net popup advertisements problem. Feel free to use it for removal of the ad-supported software that may attack Chrome, FF, IE and Edge and other popular web-browsers. The guidance will help you get rid of ‘ad supported’ software and thereby clean your web-browser from all annoying ads.
Table of contents
- What is Newsfyour.net
- Newsfyour.net advertisements removal guide
- Manual Newsfyour.net redirect removal
- Remove Newsfyour.net associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Clean up the web-browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by ad-supported software
- Remove Newsfyour.net popup advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Get rid of Newsfyour.net from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
- Remove Newsfyour.net ads from Chrome
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Run free malware removal tools to completely remove Newsfyour.net pop-up advertisements
- Manual Newsfyour.net redirect removal
- Run AdBlocker to stop Newsfyour.net and stay safe online
- How can you prevent your system from the attack of Newsfyour.net popups
- Finish words
Newsfyour.net advertisements removal guide
There are a few ways which can be used to delete Newsfyour.net popup ads. But, not all PUPs such as this ‘ad supported’ software can be completely uninstalled utilizing only manual ways. In many cases you are not able to remove any adware using standard Windows options. In order to remove Newsfyour.net redirect you need complete a few manual steps and use reliable removal utilities. Most IT security researchers states that Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner utilities are a right choice. These free applications are able to scan for and remove Newsfyour.net redirect from your PC system and revert back your web browser settings to defaults.
Manual Newsfyour.net redirect removal
Most common adware may be deleted without any antivirus applications. The manual ad-supported software removal is post few simple steps that will teach you how to remove the Newsfyour.net popup ads.
Remove Newsfyour.net associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
It is of primary importance to first identify and get rid of all PUPs, adware software and hijacker infections through ‘Add/Remove Programs’ (Windows XP) or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 10, 8, 7) section of your Microsoft Windows Control Panel.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then click Windows button, next press Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and press “Control Panel”.
- It will show the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all software installed on the computer.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Clean up the web-browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by ad-supported software
Important to know, most antimalware applications which are able to remove ‘ad supported’ software, but unable to find and recover altered shortcuts. So, you need to fix the desktop shortcuts for your Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge web-browsers manually.
Right click on the shortcut of infected web browser like below.
Select the “Properties” option and it’ll open a shortcut’s properties. Next, click the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field like below.
Then click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web-browsers that are redirected to the Newsfyour.net unwanted web site.
Remove Newsfyour.net popup advertisements from Internet Explorer
By resetting IE browser you restore your web browser settings to its default state. This is good initial when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by ‘ad supported’ software which cause undesired Newsfyour.net popup advertisements to appear.
First, run the IE, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open 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 IE 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 on the image below.
When the procedure is done, click “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your machine for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s homepage, new tab page and search engine by default to default state.
Get rid of Newsfyour.net from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
If the Firefox web-browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring FF settings like homepage, newtab page and default search provider to its default state. It will save your personal information like saved passwords, bookmarks, and open tabs.
First, start the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page press on “Refresh Firefox” button as on the image below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Newsfyour.net ads from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the adware, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to recover the web browser’s new tab, start page and search engine by default that have been replaced by adware that causes web-browsers to open unwanted Newsfyour.net popup ads.
- First, launch the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, press the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset settings dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the internet browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying Newsfyour.net 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 that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will display 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, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the screen below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something like “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’ program, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicious program. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
Run free malware removal tools to completely remove Newsfyour.net pop-up advertisements
There are not many good free anti malware programs with high detection ratio. The effectiveness of malware removal utilities depends on various factors, mostly on how often their virus/malware signatures DB are updated in order to effectively detect modern malicious software, ad-supported software, browser hijackers and other potentially unwanted software. We suggest to run several programs, not just one. These programs that listed below will allow you get rid of all components of the ad supported software from your disk and Windows registry and thereby remove Newsfyour.net redirect.
Scan and free your internet browser of Newsfyour.net pop-up ads with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware is a utility which can remove ‘ad supported’ software, PUPs, hijackers and other malicious software from your PC 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 machine resources.
Download Zemana Anti-Malware on your computer by clicking on the link below. Save it on your desktop.
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Once the download is done, close all windows on your computer. Further, launch the install file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the screen below, click the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Anti Malware on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, Zemana AntiMalware will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Next, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the ad-supported software which redirects your web-browser to unwanted Newsfyour.net site. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the tool is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
Once it has finished scanning your computer, it will show a screen which contains a list of malicious software that has been detected. Next, you need to press “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware will remove adware that reroutes your internet browser to annoying Newsfyour.net page. Once disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your computer.
Run Malwarebytes to get rid of Newsfyour.net pop-ups
Manual Newsfyour.net pop-ups removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware may be not completely removed. We recommend that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC system of ad supported software. Moreover, the free application will help you to remove malicious software, potentially unwanted applications, hijacker infections and toolbars that your computer may be infected too.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your system from the link below. Save it on your desktop.
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When the download is complete, close all windows on your system. Further, start the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will allow you setup Malwarebytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown on the image below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to begin checking your PC for the adware which designed to redirect your web-browser to various ad web sites such as Newsfyour.net. This task can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a malicious software, adware or PUPs are detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly.
Once it completes the scan, it will display a scan report. In order to get rid of all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will begin to remove ad-supported software that cause intrusive Newsfyour.net pop-up ads to appear. Once disinfection is complete, you can be prompted to restart your computer. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to remove hijackers, adware and other malware.
Run AdwCleaner to remove Newsfyour.net advertisements
AdwCleaner is a free portable program that scans your computer for adware which made to redirect your web-browser to various ad web-pages such as Newsfyour.net, PUPs and hijacker infections and helps get rid of them easily. Moreover, it will also help you get rid of any malicious web browser extensions and add-ons.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
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Once downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once the tool is started, you will see a screen as shown on the screen below.
Further, click “Scan” button It’ll scan through the whole PC for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes multiple intrusive ads and pop-ups. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC. After that process is finished, you can check all items detected on your PC system as shown in the figure below.
All detected items will be marked. You can remove them all by simply press “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box as shown on the screen below.
You need to press “OK”. Once the procedure is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your system. When your computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Run AdBlocker to stop Newsfyour.net and stay safe online
Using an ad blocker program such as AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad-blocking applications will also protect you from harmful ads and sites, and, of course, block redirection chain to Newsfyour.net and similar web pages.
- Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- After the downloading process is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- After the installation is done, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “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 launch your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup advertisements, pages such Newsfyour.net, 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, that is located on your desktop.
How can you prevent your system from the attack of Newsfyour.net popups
These days some free programs makers bundle additional applications that could be potentially unwanted programs such as this adware, with a view to making some money. These are not free applications as install an unwanted software on to your Microsoft Windows computer. So whenever you install a new free program that downloaded from the Web, be very careful during install. Carefully read the EULA (a text with I ACCEPT/I DECLINE button), choose custom or manual installation mode, uncheck all third-party programs.
Once you have finished the guidance outlined above, your personal computer should be clean from malware, browser hijackers and adware. The Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge will no longer open Newsfyour.net unwanted web-site when you browse the Internet. Unfortunately, if the guide does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help.
- Download HijackThis by clicking on the link below and save it to your Desktop.
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next press “Do a system scan only” button.
- After finished, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop.
- Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the intrusive Newsfyour.net ads.