If your browser are being redirected to the site named Om.grepolis.com, then it is possible that you have an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) installed on your personal computer. The adware will change your internet browser’s homepage, newtab and default search provider or install unwanted web browser extension so that it will automatically show a ton of unwanted Om.grepolis.com popup advertisements. If you would like to clean your computer of ad-supported software and thereby delete Om.grepolis.com pop up ads and are unable to do so, you can follow the steps below to detect and remove this adware and any other malicious software for free.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates tons of popups. It may download and install on to your machine other malicious and unwanted applications without your permission, force you to visit misleading or harmful web-pages. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software can install internet browser hijacker. Once installed, it will rewrite your web-browser setting like newtab, start page and search engine by default with an unwanted web-site.
Table of contents
- What is Om.grepolis.com
- How to remove Om.grepolis.com pop-ups
- How to remove Om.grepolis.com popup ads without any software
- Scan your computer and get rid of Om.grepolis.com pop ups with free tools
- How to stop Om.grepolis.com redirect
- How did you get infected with Om.grepolis.com redirect
- Final words
The adware can change the settings of the Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer, but often that a malicious software such as this can also infect all types of web-browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the internet browser to see Om.grepolis.com undesired ads.
We recommend you to remove ad supported software and clean your computer from Om.grepolis.com pop-up advertisements ASAP, until the presence of the ad supported software has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the step by step guide below that will help you to completely get rid of the reroute to Om.grepolis.com undesired web page, using only the built-in Microsoft Windows features and a few of specialized free malicious software removal tools.
How to remove Om.grepolis.com pop-ups
Even if you have the up-to-date classic antivirus installed, and you have checked your computer for malware and removed anything found, you need to do the guidance below. The Om.grepolis.com popups removal is not simple as installing another antivirus. Classic antivirus programs are not developed to run together and will conflict with each other, or possibly crash Windows. Instead we advise complete the manual steps below after that run Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner, which are free applications dedicated to scan for and get rid of ad-supported software that cause unwanted Om.grepolis.com popup advertisements to appear. Use these tools to ensure the ad-supported software is removed.
How to remove Om.grepolis.com popup ads without any software
Most common ad-supported software may be uninstalled without any antivirus programs. The manual adware removal is article few simple steps that will teach you how to get rid of the Om.grepolis.com pop up ads.
Delete suspicious and potentially unwanted programs using MS Windows Control Panel
It is of primary importance to first identify and get rid of all potentially unwanted programs, adware software and hijacker infections through ‘Add/Remove Programs’ (Windows XP) or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 10, 8, 7) section of your Windows Control Panel.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown in the figure below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of programs installed on your personal computer. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the appearance of pop up ads and web browser redirect to the undesired Om.grepolis.com web-site. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious programs by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ like below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your system. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the programs that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of advertisements and browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the application which you need to remove is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown on the screen below.
Clean up the web browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by adware
Once the ad-supported software is started, it can also modify the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the web browser, it will show an unwanted web page.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your web browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The ‘ad supported’ software can modify it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as shown in the figure below.
Once is done, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web-browser shortcuts which redirects to an undesired pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove Om.grepolis.com advertisements from Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby recover the browser’s settings such as start page, newtab page and default search engine that have been replaced by the ad-supported software which redirects your internet browser to annoying Om.grepolis.com page.
First open the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the main menu. Further, press the option named “Settings”. Another way to display the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web browser will open 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 image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will open the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The browser will launch the task of cleaning. Once it is complete, the web-browser’s settings including newtab, startpage and search provider by default back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your system.
Get rid of Om.grepolis.com ads from Internet Explorer
The Microsoft Internet Explorer reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your web-browser, that installed by an malicious software.
First, run the Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window like below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Delete Om.grepolis.com advertisements from Firefox
The Mozilla Firefox reset will keep your personal information like bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, restore preferences and security settings, delete redirects to intrusive Om.grepolis.com web page and ad-supported software.
First, start the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, click 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 shown in the figure below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying Om.grepolis.com web-page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all the tasks that have been created by malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will display a prompt which 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 in the figure 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, press 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’ program, 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 unwanted programs. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Scan your computer and get rid of Om.grepolis.com pop ups with free tools
There are not many good free anti-malware programs with high detection ratio. The effectiveness of malware removal tools depends on various factors, mostly on how often their virus/malware signatures DB are updated in order to effectively detect modern malicious software, adware, browser hijackers and other PUPs. We recommend to run several applications, not just one. These programs that listed below will allow you delete all components of the ad supported software from your disk and Windows registry and thereby remove Om.grepolis.com redirect.
Automatically remove Om.grepolis.com redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware is a tool that can remove ‘ad supported’ software, PUPs, browser hijackers and other malware from your system 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 antimalware (ZAM) by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
- When downloading is finished, close all software and windows on your personal computer. 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 done, click the “Scan” button It will scan through the whole machine for the ad-supported software that created to redirect your internet browser to various ad web pages like Om.grepolis.com. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. While the utility is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
- After the scan is finished, it’ll show a list of all items detected by this utility. All detected items will be marked. You can get rid of them all by simply click “Next”. After that process is complete, you can be prompted to reboot your computer.
How to automatically remove Om.grepolis.com with Malwarebytes
We advise using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your machine of the ad supported software. The free utility is an advanced malicious software removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti malware technology. It’s able to help you get rid of undesired Om.grepolis.com redirect from your browsers, PUPs, malicious software, hijacker infections, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your PC system by clicking on the link below. Save it on your desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 12, 2017
When the downloading process is finished, close all windows on your PC. Further, run the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown below, press the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will allow you setup Malwarebytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you may see its main window as shown on the image below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to start checking your computer for the ad supported software that reroutes your browser to annoying Om.grepolis.com site. This procedure may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the program is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
Once the scan get finished, a list of all items found is produced. Next, you need to click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will start to get rid of adware that causes multiple undesired ads and pop-ups. When the cleaning procedure is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your machine. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to delete hijackers, ad-supported software and other malware.
Scan your computer and remove Om.grepolis.com pop up advertisements with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It can scan and delete malware, potentially unwanted programs and adware in FF, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge internet browsers and thereby remove all annoying Om.grepolis.com popup ads. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and get rid of malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
- Download AdwCleaner from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: July 19, 2017
- Select the folder in which you saved it as Desktop, and then click Save.
- Once the downloading process is complete, start the AdwCleaner, double-click the adwcleaner_xxx.exe file.
- If the “User Account Control” prompts, click Yes to continue.
- In the AdwCleaner window, press the “Scan” for scanning your personal computer for the adware that causes web browsers to open unwanted Om.grepolis.com pop-ups.
- Once the checking is done, a list of all threats found is produced. Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean”. If the AdwCleaner will ask you to reboot your computer, click “OK”.
The tutorial shown in detail in the following video.
How to stop Om.grepolis.com redirect
It is important to use ad-blocking programs like AdGuard to protect your PC system from harmful web-sites. Most security experts says that it’s okay to stop ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard may to block Om.grepolis.com and other undesired web sites.
Download AdGuard application from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
Once the downloading process is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is finished, you will see a window like below.
You can press “Skip” to close the installation 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 launch automatically and stop advertisements, web-sites such Om.grepolis.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web sites. 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 did you get infected with Om.grepolis.com redirect
Many software made to open lots of unwanted ads within your system’s internet browser. So, when you installing free applications, carefully read the disclaimers, select the Custom or Advanced installation mode to watch for optional programs that are being installed, because some of the applications are PUPs like this ad-supported software that causes multiple unwanted ads and pop ups.
After completing the step by step guide outlined above, your PC should be clean from malware and adware that causes a huge number of annoying Om.grepolis.com pop ups. The Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge will no longer reroute you to various unwanted sites. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guide does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.