Have you become that your internet browser randomly displays Tdsworkx.me unwanted site? It is possible that you have an installed adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software) on your computer. The ‘ad supported’ software is a part of malicious software that designed to show a ton of intrusive pop-ups. You need to follow the step by step tutorial below ASAP. It will clear your system from adware that generates a large count of advertisements in the internet browser and thereby remove the reroute to Tdsworkx.me site.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a ton of pop-ups. It may download and install on to your personal computer other harmful and unwanted applications without your permission, force you to visit misleading or harmful web sites. Moreover, the ad supported software can install browser hijacker. Once installed, it’ll modify your internet browser setting like home page, newtab and search engine by default with an unwanted page.
The adware usually affects only the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge by changing the web browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions. Moreover, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad supported’ software will perform a scan of the personal computer for web-browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you start the browser, you will see an annoying Tdsworkx.me page.
We strongly recommend that you perform the step-by-step tutorial below which will help you to remove Tdsworkx.me popups using the standard features of Windows and some proven free programs.
Table of contents
- Remove Tdsworkx.me redirect
- How to get rid of Tdsworkx.me redirect without any software
- How to automatically remove Tdsworkx.me popups
- How to stop Tdsworkx.me redirect
- Where the Tdsworkx.me advertisements comes from
Remove Tdsworkx.me redirect
Most commonly ‘ad supported’ software requires more than a simple uninstall through the use of Microsoft Windows Control panel in order to be fully removed. For that reason, our team made several removal ways which we’ve combined in a detailed guide. Therefore, if you have the annoying Tdsworkx.me pop up advertisements on your computer and are currently trying to have it deleted then feel free to follow the few simple steps below in order to resolve your problem. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web-browser or restart your system.
How to get rid of Tdsworkx.me redirect without any software
The step by step tutorial will help you remove Tdsworkx.me redirect. These Tdsworkx.me removal steps work for the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge, as well as every version of Microsoft Windows operating system.
Uninstall adware through the Windows Control Panel
It is of primary importance to first identify and delete all PUPs, ‘ad supported’ software software and browser hijackers through ‘Add/Remove Programs’ (Windows XP) or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 10, 8, 7) section of your Windows Control Panel.
Press Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel like below.
Further, press “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all applications installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown applications.
Disinfect the web browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Tdsworkx.me redirect
After installed, this adware may add an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you run the web browser, it will display an intrusive ad web-page.
Right click on the web browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://site.address” that has been added here. Remove everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
To save changes, press OK . You need to clean all internet browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
Remove Tdsworkx.me advertisements from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the hijackers, malicious and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to recover the internet browser’s newtab page, start page and search provider by default that have been changed by ad-supported software that cause intrusive Tdsworkx.me popup advertisements to appear.
- First start the Chrome and click 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 Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and press the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is finished, your browser’s new tab, startpage 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.
Delete Tdsworkx.me redirect from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all browser startpage, new tab and search engine by default you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your computer.
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the internet 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 open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, press the “Reset” button as displayed on the image below.
When the process is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your PC system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your internet browser’s homepage, new tab and default search provider to default state.
Remove Tdsworkx.me advertisements from Firefox
Resetting your FF is basic troubleshooting step for any issues with your browser program, including the redirect to Tdsworkx.me site.
Press the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu like below.
A small menu will appear, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox browser settings to its original state.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the intrusive Tdsworkx.me web site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This opens a dialog box that 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 displayed 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 display just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your personal computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then get rid of 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 adware, 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 shown in the figure 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.
How to automatically remove Tdsworkx.me popups
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely remove ad supported software that causes browsers to show annoying Tdsworkx.me popups. So, we suggest to scan your PC system for any remaining malicious components with free ‘ad supported’ software removal applications below.
Automatically get rid of Tdsworkx.me popup advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
We advise using the Zemana Anti-malware that are completely clean your machine of the ‘ad supported’ software. The utility is an advanced malware removal program created by (c) Zemana lab. It is able to help you get rid of potentially unwanted applications, browser hijackers, malicious software, toolbars, ransomware and ‘ad supported’ software that developed to redirect your internet browser to various ad web pages like Tdsworkx.me.
Download Zemana Free by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
When the downloading process is done, close all programs and windows on your PC. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as on the image below.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you set up Zemana AntiMalware on your PC.
Once setup is finished, you will see window as shown in the following example.
Now press the “Scan” button to begin scanning your machine for the ad supported software which redirects your web browser to unwanted Tdsworkx.me site. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. While the tool is checking, you can see number of objects and files has already scanned.
After the scan get completed, the results are displayed in the scan report. Review the report and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana will remove ad supported software that causes a ton of undesired Tdsworkx.me ads and add items to the Quarantine.
Use Malwarebytes to remove Tdsworkx.me redirect
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to detect adware and thereby get rid of Tdsworkx.me redirect from your browsers. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on the personal computer.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your MS Windows Desktop from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
When the downloading process is done, close all windows on your system. Further, start the file named mb3-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 assist you install Malwarebytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window like below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ad-supported software that causes browsers to show unwanted Tdsworkx.me popup advertisements. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your PC and the speed of your PC. While the application is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
After that process is finished, you’ll be shown the list of all detected items on your personal computer. Review the results once the tool has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will delete ‘ad supported’ software which developed to reroute your browser to various ad web-sites like Tdsworkx.me and add threats to the Quarantine. Once disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your system. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to remove browser hijackers, adware and other malware.
Double-check for potentially unwanted programs with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It may check and delete malware, PUPs and ad-supported software in Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge browsers and thereby remove all annoying Tdsworkx.me ads. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and delete harmful registry entries and files that are hidden on the computer.
Download AdwCleaner utility on your personal computer by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
After downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as displayed on the image below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to start the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” to start scanning your PC system for the ad-supported software that created to redirect your internet browser to various ad web-pages like Tdsworkx.me. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your personal computer. While the tool is scanning, you may see number of objects it has identified either as being malware.
When the scanning is complete is finished, a list of all threats found is produced as shown below.
Next, you need to click “Clean” button. It will open a dialog box. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will delete ad-supported software which causes unwanted Tdsworkx.me popup advertisements. When disinfection is done, the utility may ask you to reboot your PC system. After restart, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
How to stop Tdsworkx.me redirect
It’s also critical to protect your web-browsers from harmful web-sites and advertisements by using an ad-blocking program like AdGuard. Security experts says that it will greatly reduce the risk of malicious software, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocker application is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard by clicking on the link below and save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
When the download is complete, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed on the screen 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 tutorial as on the image below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guidance that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block popups, Tdsworkx.me redirect, as well as other harmful or misleading pages. 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 is located on your desktop.
Where the Tdsworkx.me advertisements comes from
Most commonly, the free software installer includes optional applications such as this adware which cause intrusive Tdsworkx.me pop-up advertisements to appear. So, be very careful when you agree to install anything. The best way – is to select a Custom, Advanced or Manual installation mode. Here disable (uncheck) all third-party software in which you are unsure or that causes even a slightest suspicion. The main thing you should remember, you don’t need to install any additional software which you do not trust! The only one thing I want to add. Once the free applications is installed, if you uninstall this software, the intrusive Tdsworkx.me ads will not be removed. This must be done by yourself. Just follow the tutorial above.
To sum up
Now your system should be clean of the ad supported software that reroutes your web-browser to unwanted Tdsworkx.me web-page. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your computer for new malware, browser hijackers and adware) and AdGuard (to help you block undesired pop-up advertisements and harmful pages). Moreover, to prevent adware, please stay clear of unknown and third party programs, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to detect PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Tdsworkx.me redirect related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.