The Nfemo.com is an unwanted page that created to redirect your web browser to various ad web pages. If the Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer shows this web-site then this might be a sign that your computer is infected with an adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software). The adware is an unwanted software that is going to display you a large amount of popups and deals. Of course, it’s not a malware or virus in the “general meaning” of this word. It will not delete or damage your files, but it can modify some PC system’s settings or download and install other harmful software. So, you’d better to get rid of ad supported software using the step-by-step guidance below and thereby delete Nfemo.com advertisements.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It is created with the sole purpose to display dozens of popups, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open browser window. So, the Nfemo.com is just one of the many sites of the so-called ‘ad’ type. It is designed to fill the internet browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or redirect the browser to not expected and intrusive advertising sites.
The adware usually affects only the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge by changing the web browser’s settings or installing a malicious addons. Moreover, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the PC for internet browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the internet browser shortcuts, it will add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you open the browser, you will see an intrusive Nfemo.com web-page.
The guidance below explaining steps to remove Nfemo.com ads problem. Feel free to use it for removal of the adware that may attack Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge and other popular web-browsers. The few simple steps will help you delete ad supported software and thereby clean your internet browser from all annoying Nfemo.com advertisements.
Nfemo.com pop up ads removal tutorial
Without a doubt, the ‘ad supported’ software is harmful to your PC. So you need to quickly and completely remove this ‘ad supported’ software that redirects your browser to unwanted Nfemo.com page. To remove this ‘ad supported’ software, you can use the manual removal guidance that are given below or free malware removal utility such as Zemana, MalwareBytes or AdwCleaner (all are free). We suggest you use automatic removal method that will help you to get rid of Nfemo.com ads easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in system or in the case where ‘ad supported’ software is not removed automatically. Certain of the steps will require you to reboot your system or close the page. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
How to manually get rid of Nfemo.com
Most common ‘ad supported’ software may be removed without any antivirus software. The manual ad supported software removal is few simple steps that will teach you how to remove the Nfemo.com advertisements.
Removing the Nfemo.com, check the list of installed software first
The process of ‘ad supported’ software removal is generally the same across all versions of MS Windows OS from 10 to XP. To start with, it is necessary to check the list of installed programs on your personal computer and delete all unused, unknown and suspicious software.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown in the figure below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown in the following example.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown in the following example.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as on the image below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed software and remove all programs that has the name like “Nfemo.com”. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed applications by date. Once you have found anything suspicious that may be the adware, adware or potentially unwanted applications, then choose this program and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the suspicious program blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully delete it from your personal computer.
Delete Nfemo.com pop-up advertisements from IE
If you find that Internet Explorer web-browser settings like homepage, new tab page and default search provider having been modified by adware that causes multiple unwanted advertisements and popups, then you may restore your settings, via the reset internet browser procedure.
First, run the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect.
Remove Nfemo.com redirect from FF
If the Firefox settings such as newtab, start page and search engine by default have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help.
Launch the Firefox and press the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will open the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you’re unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software that cause annoying Nfemo.com popups to appear. Once, it is finished, press the “Finish” button.
Remove Nfemo.com pop-up advertisements from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the ‘ad supported’ software, malicious and adware extensions, as well as to restore the web-browser’s newtab page, startpage and search provider by default that have been changed by adware that created to redirect your web browser to various ad web pages such as Nfemo.com.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open 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 displayed in the following example and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Clean up the internet browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by ad supported software
The ‘ad supported’ software can hijack various Windows shortcuts on your desktop (most often, all web browsers shortcuts), so in this step you need to check and clean them by removing the argument such as http://site.address/.
Right click on the 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, click OK . You need to clean all browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge.
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 system, it will open Nfemo.com intrusive web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all malicious tasks that have been created by malicious software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This displays a prompt that 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 displayed below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your 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 is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ programs, 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 select Delete as shown on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically remove Nfemo.com pop-ups
In order to completely remove Nfemo.com, you not only need to uninstall adware from your computer, but also get rid of all its components in your PC system including Windows registry entries. We recommend to download and use free removal utilities to automatically free your PC of adware that causes multiple annoying advertisements and pop-ups.
How to remove Nfemo.com pop up advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware. You may download and install Zemana Anti-malware to scan for ad-supported software and thereby remove Nfemo.com redirect from the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and Edge web-browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats exist on your system.
Download Zemana Free by clicking on the following link and save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
After downloading is complete, close all software and windows on your personal computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as on the image below.
When the install starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana AntiMalware on your computer.
Once installation is done, you will see window as displayed in the figure below.
Now click the “Scan” button . Zemana Anti-Malware utility will begin scanning the whole PC system to find out adware that causes web browsers to show annoying Nfemo.com advertisements. This task can take some time, so please be patient. When a malicious software, ‘ad supported’ software or potentially unwanted software are detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
After Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) completes the scan, Zemana Anti-Malware will display you the results. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will remove adware which causes annoying Nfemo.com pop-ups and move items to the program’s quarantine.
Automatically delete Nfemo.com pop up ads with Malwarebytes
Delete Nfemo.com popups manually is difficult and often the ‘ad supported’ software is not completely removed. Therefore, we suggest you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free application will allow you to remove malware, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and browser hijackers that your personal computer can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware on your MS Windows Desktop from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
After downloading is complete, close all programs and windows on your PC system. Double-click the install file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install MalwareBytes Free on your computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, click Finish button. MalwareBytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen like below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button for scanning your PC for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes a ton of unwanted Nfemo.com ads.
Once the checking is done, MalwareBytes Anti Malware will open a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been detected. Review the scan results and then click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes AntiMalware will remove ‘ad supported’ software that cause undesired Nfemo.com pop up ads to appear and add items to the Quarantine. When disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the PC.
We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes Free to delete ad-supported software, browser hijacker and other malicious software.
Run AdwCleaner to delete Nfemo.com pop-ups from browser
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool that can be downloaded and use to get rid of adware that causes a lot of undesired Nfemo.com popup advertisements, browser hijackers, malicious software, PUPs, toolbars and other threats from your system. You can use this tool to find threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
Download AdwCleaner from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2018
After the download is finished, open the folder in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. After the utility is launched, you will see a screen as shown on the screen below.
Further, click “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ‘ad supported’ software that made to reroute your internet browser to various ad web sites like Nfemo.com. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your personal computer and the speed of your system. When that process is complete, AdwCleaner will show a screen which contains a list of malware that has been detected as shown in the figure below.
Review the scan results and then press “Clean” button. It will show a prompt as shown below.
You need to press “OK”. When the procedure is done, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer. When your system is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Use AdBlocker to stop Nfemo.com and stay safe online
We advise to install an ad blocker program that can stop Nfemo.com and other annoying web-sites. The adblocker tool like AdGuard is a program which basically removes advertising from the World Wide Web and blocks access to malicious web pages. Moreover, security experts says that using ad blocking software is necessary to stay safe when surfing the Internet.
Installing the AdGuard adblocker application is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard on your MS Windows Desktop from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
When downloading is finished, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed 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 on the image below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop up advertisements, web-pages such Nfemo.com, 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, which can be found on your desktop.
How did you get infected with Nfemo.com redirect
To sum up
After completing the few simple steps above, your PC should be free from ad supported software that causes multiple undesired advertisements and pop-ups and other malicious software. The Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge will no longer redirect you to various unwanted web sites like Nfemo.com. Unfortunately, if the steps 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.