The 247mediaz.com is an one of the many advertising web-pages, which can be opened when you browse the World Wide Web. If the web browser opens automatically to this web page, then your system is infected by 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 show tons of undesired pop-ups within the Google Chrome, FF, MS Edge and Internet Explorer’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 adware and thereby remove 247mediaz.com annoying advertisements from your internet browser.
Most often, the adware affects the most common browsers such as the Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and Edge. But such the malicious software as well may infect another web-browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web browser’s shortcut). So every time you open the internet browser, it’ll redirect to the annoying 247mediaz.com web site. Even if you setup a new startpage, an undesired web page will be the first thing you see when you launch the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge.
Therefore it is very important to follow the tutorial below as quickly as possible. The step-by-step guide will assist you to get rid of adware as well as clean your personal computer from the 247mediaz.com redirect. What is more, the step by step instructions below will help you delete other malicious applications like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, that could penetrate into machine along with the ad-supported software.
The following few simple steps will help you to remove 247mediaz.com popup ads from the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Edge. Moreover, the instructions below will help you to get rid of malware, hijackers, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars that your personal computer may be infected. Please do the guidance step by step. If you need help or have any questions, then ask for our assistance or type a comment below. Some of the steps will require you to restart your computer or exit the web-page. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
How to remove 247mediaz.com pop-ups without any software
If you perform exactly the few simple steps below you should be able to delete the 247mediaz.com pop up advertisements from the Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and MS Edge web-browsers.
Uninstall potentially unwanted programs through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
Some of PUPs, adware and hijackers can be deleted using the Add/Remove programs utility which is located in the Microsoft Windows Control Panel. So, if you are using any version of Windows and you have noticed an unwanted program, then first try to remove it through Add/Remove programs.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then click Windows button, next click 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, press “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will open a list of all software installed on the machine.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort programs by date.
See more details in the video guidance below.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted 247mediaz.com web-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 which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This shows a prompt that called 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 displayed in the figure below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then remove this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the malicious applications, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then click on it with the right mouse button and choose Delete as displayed in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Fix infected web-browsers shortcuts to get rid of 247mediaz.com redirect
The adware can hijack various Windows shortcuts on your desktop (most often, all browsers shortcuts), so in this step you need to check and clean them by removing the argument such as http://site.address/.
Open the properties of the web-browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected browser and choose the “Properties” option and it will open the properties of the shortcut. Next, choose the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as shown in the figure below.
Normally, if the last word in the Target field is chrome.exe, iexplore.exe, firefox.exe. Be sure to pay attention to the extension, should be “exe”! All shortcuts that have been changed by ‘ad supported’ software such as 247mediaz.com usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as on the image below
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks like …Application\chrome.exe” http://site.address as shown in the following example.
In order to fix a shortcut, you need to insert right path to the Target field or remove an address (if it has been added at the end). You can use the following information to fix your shortcuts which have been altered by adware.
|Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|Mozilla Firefox||C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe|
|Internet Explorer||C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|Opera||C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe|
Once is complete, click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web-browsers that are redirected to the 247mediaz.com intrusive web-site.
Get rid of 247mediaz.com popups from Microsoft Internet Explorer
In order to recover all browser start page, new tab and default search provider you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, open the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click 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 click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete 247mediaz.com pop up advertisements from Firefox
Resetting your Mozilla Firefox is first troubleshooting step for any issues with your web browser application, including the redirect to 247mediaz.com web-page.
Press the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as displayed in the figure below.
A small menu will appear, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, press “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed on the screen below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to return your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings to its original state.
Remove 247mediaz.com popup advertisements from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the hijackers, malicious and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to recover the browser’s homepage, newtab page and default search provider that have been changed by adware which cause annoying 247mediaz.com pop-up advertisements to appear.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Next, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on 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.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
How to automatically get rid of 247mediaz.com redirect
Manual removal guidance does not always allow to completely delete the adware, as it’s not easy to identify and remove components of ‘ad supported’ software and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it is recommended that you use malicious software removal utility to completely remove 247mediaz.com off your browser. Several free malicious software removal tools are currently available that may be used against the adware. The optimum way would be to run Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner.
Automatically remove 247mediaz.com pop-up ads with Zemana Anti-malware
We suggest using the Zemana Anti-malware. You may download and install Zemana Anti-malware to find adware and thereby get rid of 247mediaz.com pop-ups from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats exist on your personal computer.
Download Zemana Free from the link below. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Once downloading is finished, close all software and windows on your system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown in the figure below.
When the install starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Free on your machine.
Once installation is complete, you will see window as shown in the following example.
Now click the “Scan” button for scanning your PC for the ad supported software which made to redirect your internet browser to various ad web sites such as 247mediaz.com. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the Zemana Free tool is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
Once Zemana Free completes the scan, Zemana Free will display a screen that contains a list of malware that has been detected. In order to delete all threats, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will start to remove adware that causes a large amount of annoying 247mediaz.com popups.
Delete 247mediaz.com pop up ads with Malwarebytes
Remove 247mediaz.com pop-up advertisements manually is difficult and often the ad-supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we advise you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free program will allow you to get rid of malware, potentially unwanted software, toolbars and hijacker infections that your PC can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti Malware from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
When downloading is finished, close all software and windows on your PC system. Double-click the setup file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) on your PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. MalwareBytes Free will automatically start and you can see its main screen as on the image below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the ‘ad supported’ software that redirects your internet browser to intrusive 247mediaz.com page. Depending on your system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the MalwareBytes Free utility is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
After the scan is finished, MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will display a list of found items. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Free will remove ad supported software which developed to reroute your web browser to various ad web sites such as 247mediaz.com and move threats to the program’s quarantine. After finished, you may be prompted to restart the PC system.
We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes to get rid of adware, hijacker infection and other malicious software.
If the problem with 247mediaz.com advertisements is still remained
The AdwCleaner utility is free and easy to use. It can check and delete malware, potentially unwanted applications and adware in Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge web browsers and thereby delete all undesired 247mediaz.com pop-up advertisements. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and get rid of malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
Download AdwCleaner tool on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2018
Once downloading is done, open the folder in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as on the image below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to start the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Scan” .AdwCleaner program will scan through the whole PC system for the adware that designed to redirect your browser to various ad web-sites such as 247mediaz.com. When a malicious software, ad supported software or PUPs are found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly.
Once AdwCleaner completes the scan, AdwCleaner will open you the results as shown on the screen below.
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 “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will delete adware that redirects your web-browser to intrusive 247mediaz.com page and add items to the Quarantine. When the process is finished, the tool may ask you to restart your machine. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Run AdBlocker to stop 247mediaz.com and stay safe online
By installing an ad blocker program such as AdGuard, you’re able to block 247mediaz.com, autoplaying video ads and get rid of a large number of distracting and undesired ads on web-pages.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocker program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the link below.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
When downloading is complete, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as on the image 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 guidance as shown in the figure below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-up ads, web pages such 247mediaz.com, as well as other malicious 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 AdGuard icon, which is located on your desktop.
How can you prevent the 247mediaz.com ads
Many software developed to show a huge number of annoying advertisements within your machine’s web browser. So, when you installing free software, carefully read the disclaimers, select the Custom or Advanced installation mode to watch for optional software that are being installed, because some of the programs are PUPs like this ad supported software which redirects your browser to undesired 247mediaz.com web-page.
Now your computer should be clean of the ad-supported software which redirects your internet browser to annoying 247mediaz.com page. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popup ads and undesired malicious web-sites) and Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your computer for new malware, browser 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 ad-supported softwares, harmful programs and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove 247mediaz.com pop up ads from your browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.