The Copybinary.me web-page appeared on your PC system without any notice? After that, you’re faced with the fact that your browser is now rerouted to other annoying web-pages and filled with a variety of pop ups and banners. The cause of all your problems with your PC system is ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) that has been installed on many machines around the world without users permission, so you’re one of many. Most probably, you do not even know how and where this adware has got into your PC. In the few simple steps below, we will explain all the general features of adware and its typical behavior on the PC, as well as effective methods for manually removing it from your computer.
The ad supported software is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It is designed with the sole purpose to display dozens of advertisements, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web browser window. So, the Copybinary.me is just one of the many web pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It’s designed to fill the internet browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the browser to not expected and intrusive advertising pages.
Table of contents
- What is Copybinary.me
- How to remove Copybinary.me pop up ads
- Manual Copybinary.me redirect removal
- Delete suspicious and potentially unwanted software using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Copybinary.me redirect
- Remove Copybinary.me from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
- Remove Copybinary.me pop-up advertisements from Google Chrome
- Remove Copybinary.me advertisements from IE
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Copybinary.me popups automatic removal
- Manual Copybinary.me redirect removal
- Stop Copybinary.me popup ads and other intrusive web-sites
- Method of Copybinary.me popup ads intrusion into your computer
- To sum up
The malicious programs from the adware family that modifies the settings of web-browsers usually affects only the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge. However, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad supported’ software may change the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you start the internet browser, instead of your home page, you will see the undesired Copybinary.me advertisements.
It’s important, do not use Copybinary.me web site and do not click on advertisements placed on it, as they can lead you to a more harmful or misleading sites. The best option is to use the steps posted below to clean your computer of adware and thereby delete Copybinary.me ads.
How to remove Copybinary.me pop up ads
Without a doubt, the adware is harmful to your computer. So you need to quickly and completely remove this ‘ad supported’ software that causes web browsers to open unwanted Copybinary.me popup ads. To remove this ‘ad supported’ software, you may use the manual removal tutorial that are given below or free malicious software removal tool like Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner (all are free). We recommend you use automatic removal method that will allow you to delete Copybinary.me popups easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in PC system or in the case where adware is not uninstalled automatically. Some of the steps below will require you to exit the web-site. So, please read the instructions carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
Manual Copybinary.me redirect removal
If you perform exactly the step by step instructions below you should be able to delete the Copybinary.me popup advertisements from the Chrome, IE, Firefox and MS Edge browsers.
Delete suspicious and potentially unwanted software using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First of all, check the list of installed applications on your PC and remove all unknown and recently installed programs. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malware and you should clean it off first with malware removal utility such as Zemana Anti-malware.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows button, next press 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 show the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all programs installed on the computer.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video guide below.
Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Copybinary.me redirect
After the ad-supported software is started, it can also modify the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the web-browser, it will show an unwanted page.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your internet browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can change it. If you are seeing something similar “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the internet browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as shown on the image below.
Once is finished, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web browser shortcuts which redirects to an unwanted web pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove Copybinary.me from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
If the Mozilla Firefox settings such as newtab, homepage and search engine by default have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, start the Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown in the figure 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 shown on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation dialog box. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the adware that redirects your web browser to unwanted Copybinary.me web site. When, it is done, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Copybinary.me pop-up advertisements from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the adware, malicious and adware extensions, as well as to recover the internet browser’s start page, newtab and search provider by default that have been modified by adware that causes a huge count of unwanted Copybinary.me pop up ads.
First launch the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the main menu. Further, click the option named “Settings”. Another way to show the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web browser will show the settings screen. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset settings” section is visible, as shown on the screen below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Google Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web browser will launch the process of cleaning. After it is done, the internet browser’s settings including home page, newtab page and search provider by default back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Remove Copybinary.me advertisements from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, which installed by an malware.
First, run the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The IE will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to restart your PC for the changes to take effect. It will remove Copybinary.me redirect, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s settings like startpage, newtab and default search engine to default state.
Delete 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 PC, it will display Copybinary.me undesired web-site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all malicious tasks which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ application.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. 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 display 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 get rid of this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ applications, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Copybinary.me popups automatic removal
The ad-supported software can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and get rid of completely. This can lead to the fact that after some time, the ‘ad supported’ software again infect your machine and reroute your web browser to Copybinary.me web-page. Moreover, We want to note that it’s not always safe to delete ad supported software manually, if you don’t have much experience in setting up and configuring the Microsoft Windows operating system. The best way to scan for and remove adware is to run free malicious software removal software.
How to automatically remove Copybinary.me popup advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
We suggest using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to find adware and thereby remove Copybinary.me redirect from the Google Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and Edge web-browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your system.
Download Zemana Anti Malware by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
After downloading is complete, launch it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana AntiMalware will try to update itself and when this process is finished, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that causes undesired Copybinary.me ads.
While the tool is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malware. When you’re ready, click “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware will get rid of adware that causes undesired Copybinary.me pop-up ads and move threats to the program’s quarantine.
Use Malwarebytes to delete Copybinary.me advertisements
Remove Copybinary.me advertisements manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we suggest you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your machine. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, potentially unwanted software, toolbars and browser hijacker infections that your PC system may be infected too.
Download Malwarebytes on your computer from the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: February 5, 2019
After the downloading process is finished, close all applications and windows on your PC. Double-click the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole personal computer to find out adware that causes a large amount of undesired Copybinary.me advertisements. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. When a malware, adware or PUPs are detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is complete.
Once it completes the scan, it’ll show a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been found. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will delete ad-supported software that causes web browsers to open unwanted Copybinary.me pop-up advertisements and add threats to the Quarantine. Once the task is finished, you may be prompted to restart the PC.
We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to remove adware, hijacker and other malware.
Scan your PC system and remove Copybinary.me pop ups with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It may scan and get rid of malicious software, potentially unwanted software and adware in Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge browsers and thereby delete all undesired Copybinary.me pop ups. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and delete harmful registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: January 25, 2019
- When the download is complete, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is opened, press “Scan” button It’ll scan through the whole machine for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes a lot of annoying Copybinary.me pop ups. This task can take some time, so please be patient. While the utility is scanning, you may see how many objects and files has already scanned.
- After that process is finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. All found threats will be marked. You can delete them all by simply press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, press “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Stop Copybinary.me popup ads and other intrusive web-sites
Running an ad-blocking program such as AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad blocker software will also protect you from harmful ads and web pages, and, of course, stop redirection chain to Copybinary.me and similar pages.
- Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- When the downloading process is finished, run 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 help 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-up advertisements, pages such Copybinary.me, as well as other malicious or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon named AdGuard, which can be found on your desktop.
Method of Copybinary.me popup ads intrusion into your computer
To sum up
Now your computer should be clean of the ‘ad supported’ software which redirects your internet browser to unwanted Copybinary.me web-site. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted advertisements and annoying harmful sites) and Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your 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 hijackers, malicious software and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of Copybinary.me popup advertisements from your internet browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.