The Topfreegame.club is an one of the many advertising web pages, which can be opened when you browse the Web. If the internet browser opens automatically to this web page, then your personal computer is infected with an adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software), which was set on your computer without your consent. Because, the ad supported software is often used to open a large number of annoying ads within the Firefox, Chrome, IE and MS Edge’s screen. As, the advertisers do not disdain to use any methods to promote their web-sites and attract new users. Below we explain how to remove ad supported software and thereby remove Topfreegame.club unwanted advertisements from your browser.
It is not a good idea to have an unwanted application such as this ad supported software on your computer. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you don’t know about. The ad supported software can also be used to gather user information that can be later transferred to third parties. You don’t know if your home address, account names and passwords are safe. And of course you completely do not know what will happen when you click on any Topfreegame.club advertisements.
The ad supported software often change all internet browser shortcuts which located on your Desktop to force you visit various undesired ad sites. As a result, your web-browser can still redirect you to an intrusive ad web page despite your computer is actually free of ad supported software and other malware.
Thus, it is clear that the presence of ad supported software on your system is not desirable, and you need to clean up your machine as quickly as possible. Follow the few simple steps below in order to remove Topfreegame.club advertisements.
Table of contents
- How to remove Topfreegame.club advertisements
- How to delete Topfreegame.club redirect without any software
- Delete Topfreegame.club pop up ads with free tools
- Use AdBlocker to block Topfreegame.club
- How can you prevent the Topfreegame.club redirect
How to remove Topfreegame.club advertisements
The ad-supported software is a form of malware that you might have difficulty in uninstalling it from your computer. Happily, you’ve found the effective Topfreegame.club popup ads removal steps in this blog post. Both the manual removal way and the automatic removal solution will be provided below and you can just select the one that best for you. If you’ve any questions or need assist then type a comment below. Some of the steps below will require you to exit the web site. So, please read the step by step instructions carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
How to delete Topfreegame.club redirect without any software
The useful removal guidance for the Topfreegame.club pop-ups. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to get rid of Topfreegame.club popup ads let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Uninstalling the Topfreegame.club, check the list of installed programs first
It is of primary importance to first identify and remove all potentially unwanted applications, adware software and browser hijackers 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 in the figure below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of programs installed on your PC system. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the appearance of pop-up advertisements and internet browser redirect to the annoying Topfreegame.club site. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful applications by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
After the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as on the image below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your PC 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 pop-up ads and web-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 program which you need to uninstall is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ like below.
Disinfect the web-browser’s shortcuts to remove Topfreegame.club redirect
Unfortunately, the ad supported software can also hijack Windows shortcuts (mostly, your web-browsers shortcuts), so that the Topfreegame.club ad site will be opened when you run the Chrome, FF, MS Edge and IE or another internet browser.
Right click on the shortcut of infected web-browser like below.
Select the “Properties” option and it will display a shortcut’s properties. Next, press the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field as shown in the figure below.
Then click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all internet browsers which are redirected to the Topfreegame.club unwanted site.
Remove Topfreegame.club advertisements from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all internet browser homepage, new tab and search provider by default you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your machine.
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then press the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as on the image below.
After the task is finished, click “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your internet browser’s new tab page, homepage and search engine by default to default state.
Remove Topfreegame.club pop ups from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the hijacker infections, harmful and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s homepage, new tab and search provider by default that have been modified by adware that cause annoying Topfreegame.club popups to appear.
- First, run the Google Chrome and press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Chrome main menu, press 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, click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove Topfreegame.club from FF by resetting internet browser settings
Resetting your Firefox is basic troubleshooting step for any issues with your web browser application, including the redirect to Topfreegame.club page.
Run 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 display 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 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 process to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad supported’ software. Once, it is finished, click the “Finish” button.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the undesired Topfreegame.club web site 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 malicious programs.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This shows a dialog box that titled with 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 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 open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then remove this harmful task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ program, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then click on it with the right mouse button and choose Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Scan your PC and delete Topfreegame.club pop up ads with free tools
Manual removal instructions does not always help to completely get rid of the adware, as it is not easy to identify and remove components of adware and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it is recommended that you run malware removal tool to completely delete Topfreegame.club off your web-browser. Several free malicious software removal tools are currently available that can be used against the adware. The optimum method would be to use Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner.
How to automatically delete Topfreegame.club ads with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to find ad-supported software and thereby remove Topfreegame.club pop ups from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge browsers. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically check and detect all threats present on your machine.
Now you can install and run Zemana AntiMalware to remove Topfreegame.club popups from your web browser by following the steps below:
Click the link below to download Zemana AntiMalware setup file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your system.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
Launch the setup file after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to install this tool on your computer.
During installation you can change some settings, but we recommend you do not make any changes to default settings.
When install is finished, this malicious software removal tool will automatically start and update itself. You will see its main window as shown on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button It’ll scan through the whole PC for the ad supported software that causes a huge number of annoying Topfreegame.club pop ups. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your personal computer and the speed of your personal computer. While the utility is checking, you can see count of objects it has identified either as being malware.
When the scan is complete, it’ll open a scan report. All found threats will be marked. You can get rid of them all by simply press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will start to get rid of adware that causes a large amount of undesired Topfreegame.club pop-ups. When finished, you can be prompted to reboot your system to make the change take effect.
Delete Topfreegame.club redirect with Malwarebytes
Manual Topfreegame.club 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 run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system of adware. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, PUPs, hijacker infections and toolbars that your computer can be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes (MBAM) by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: May 12, 2017
- When the downloading process is done, close all applications and windows on your system. Open a folder in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is done, click the “Scan Now” button It’ll scan through the whole computer for the adware that causes annoying Topfreegame.club pop-up advertisements. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your personal computer and the speed of your computer. While the tool is checking, you may see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- Once that process is finished, you can check all items found on your system. All detected items will be marked. You can remove them all by simply click “Quarantine Selected”. Once the task is complete, you can be prompted to restart your PC.
The following video offers a guidance on how to delete hijackers, ad supported software and other malware with Malwarebytes.
Delete Topfreegame.club popup ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner utility is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove malicious software, potentially unwanted software and ‘ad supported’ software in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers and thereby delete all undesired Topfreegame.club pop-up ads. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and delete malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the computer.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: July 19, 2017
After downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as on the image below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that cause undesired Topfreegame.club ads to appear. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your machine and the speed of your PC. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished.
As the scanning ends is done, you will be displayed the list of all found items on your system as on the image below.
You may move threats to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will remove adware which cause unwanted Topfreegame.club popup ads to appear and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once that process is done, the tool may ask you to restart your personal computer. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Use AdBlocker to block Topfreegame.club and stay safe online
Use an adblocker utility such as AdGuard will protect you from malicious ads and content. Moreover, you may find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and block phishing and spam web sites. Additionally, ad-blocking programs will help you to avoid unwanted pop up advertisements and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocking program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
After downloading is finished, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick guide as shown in the figure below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your machine, AdGuard will start automatically and stop popup advertisements, web-pages such Topfreegame.club, as well as other harmful 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 can you prevent the Topfreegame.club redirect
Many adware are included in the free applications installer. Most commonly, a user have a chance to disable all included “offers”, but certain installers are designed to confuse the average users, in order to trick them into installing the adware that causes a large number of annoying Topfreegame.club popup advertisements. Anyway, easier to prevent the adware rather than clean up your PC system after one. So, keep the web-browser updated (turn on automatic updates), run a good antivirus applications, double check a free applications before you launch it (do a google search, scan a downloaded file with VirusTotal), avoid harmful and unknown sites.
To sum up
Now your PC should be free of the adware that causes intrusive Topfreegame.club pop-ups. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop up ads and undesired malicious web-sites) and Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your system for new malicious software, 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 hijackers, malware and ad supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Topfreegame.club pop-ups from your web browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.