The Bl0ging.net is a web-page which is loaded into your web browser with the help of adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). The ‘ad supported’ software may modify the settings of browsers like Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge or install a malicious internet browser extension that developed to generate a huge number of intrusive ads. It will lead to the fact that when you run the internet browser or surf the World Wide Web, it will always be forced to open Bl0ging.net pop up advertisements, even when your internet browser is configured to block pop-up ads or your machine has a program that blocks pop up ads. On current date, the adware continues to increase the number of PC systems that have been infected.
Technically, the Bl0ging.net adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates lots of pop up advertisements. It may download and install on to your computer other malicious and unwanted programs without your permission, force you to visit misleading or malicious web-pages. Moreover, the Bl0ging.net software can install internet browser hijacker. Once installed, it’ll replace your web browser setting such as new tab page, startpage and search provider by default with an unwanted web site.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, certain ad-supported software to also modify all web browsers shortcuts that located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to reroute your internet browser to intrusive ad web-pages like Bl0ging.net, some of which might be malicious. It can make the whole personal computer more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
So, obviously, you need to remove the ad supported software ASAP. Use the free steps below. This guide will allow you clean your PC of ad supported software and thereby get rid of the Bl0ging.net unwanted pop-up ads.
Without a doubt, the adware is harmful to your PC. So you need to quickly and completely delete this ad-supported software that causes web browsers to display undesired Bl0ging.net pop ups. To get rid of this ad supported software, you may use the manual removal instructions which are given below or free malware removal utility like Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM), MalwareBytes AntiMalware or AdwCleaner (all are free). We suggest you use automatic removal way which will help you to remove Bl0ging.net redirect easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in computer or in the case where ad supported software is not removed automatically. Some of the steps will require you to restart your computer or exit the site. So, read this tutorial carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
Manual Bl0ging.net ads removal
Most common adware may be removed without any antivirus software. The manual adware removal is few simple steps that will teach you how to remove the Bl0ging.net pop up ads.
Removing the Bl0ging.net, check the list of installed programs first
Check out the Microsoft Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed software. We suggest to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of applications by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and suspicious programs, they are the ones you need to remove.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all applications installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date in the Control panel.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the adware can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you run your PC, it will open Bl0ging.net intrusive site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all harmful tasks which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ applications.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will open a dialog box which titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click 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. Select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something like “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’ software, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image 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.
Remove Bl0ging.net advertisements from Google Chrome
Like other modern internet browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby recover the web-browser’s settings like start page, newtab page and default search provider that have been replaced by the adware that causes multiple unwanted ads and popups.
First start the Chrome. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the main menu. Further, press the option named “Settings”. Another way to display the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter.
The internet browser will show 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 displayed on the image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The browser will start the task of cleaning. Once it is complete, the browser’s settings including homepage, new tab page and search engine by default back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Remove Bl0ging.net ads from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your web-browser, which installed by an malicious software.
First, launch the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as displayed on the screen below.
When the procedure is finished, press “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s homepage, new tab and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Bl0ging.net from Mozilla Firefox by resetting browser settings
If the Firefox internet browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring FF settings like home page, newtab page and default search engine to its default state. It will save your personal information like saved passwords, bookmarks, and open tabs.
First, run the Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown in the following example
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the adware that reroutes your browser to undesired Bl0ging.net page. When, it is finished, click the “Finish” button.
Fix infected browsers shortcuts to get rid of Bl0ging.net redirect
Now you need to clean up the web browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the internet browser, and not on any unknown file.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut that you use to open your web browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the browser which is re-directed to the Bl0ging.net or other intrusive web site.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The adware can modify the contents of this field, which describes the file to be run when you launch your web-browser. Depending on the web browser you are using, there should be:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
If you are seeing an unknown text similar to “http://site.addres” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as shown in the following example.
Next, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you run the browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the Bl0ging.net web-page or any other unwanted web-sites. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Scan your personal computer and delete Bl0ging.net ads with free tools
The easiest method to remove Bl0ging.net advertisements is to run an antimalware program capable of detecting this ad supported software which cause unwanted Bl0ging.net pop up ads to appear. We suggest try Zemana Anti-malware or another free malicious software remover that listed below. It has excellent detection rate when it comes to adware, hijackers and other PUPs.
Remove Bl0ging.net redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to scan for adware and thereby remove Bl0ging.net pop-ups from the FF, Google Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge browsers. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on your machine.
- Download Zemana Anti Malware by clicking on the following link.
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- Once downloading is finished, close all software and windows on your PC. Open a folder in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is finished, click the “Scan” button .Zemana Free program will scan through the whole personal computer for the ad supported software that causes web browsers to display annoying Bl0ging.net popups. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. While the Zemana is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malware.
- When the system scan is done, Zemana will open you the results. In order to delete all threats, simply click “Next”. After the task is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your machine.
How to automatically delete Bl0ging.net with Malwarebytes
You can remove Bl0ging.net redirect automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We advise this free malware removal utility because it can easily delete browser hijacker infections, adware, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download MalwareBytes Free from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
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Update: May 12, 2017
When downloading is finished, close all applications and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup as displayed below.
When the install begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer.
Once installation is done, you’ll see window like below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your system for the adware that causes lots of undesired Bl0ging.net pop-ups. 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 system. When a malware, ‘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.
When MalwareBytes Free has completed scanning, MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will open a list of all threats detected by the scan. Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now get rid of adware that causes multiple intrusive ads and popups and add items to the Quarantine. When disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your personal computer.
The following video explains step-by-step instructions on how to get rid of hijacker, ad supported software and other malicious software with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM).
Get rid of Bl0ging.net pop-up ads and harmful extensions with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner utility is free and easy to use. It may check and remove malware, potentially unwanted software and ad-supported software in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge web-browsers and thereby remove all intrusive Bl0ging.net ads. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove harmful registry entries and files that are hidden on the system.
Download AdwCleaner utility on your computer by clicking on the following link.
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After the download is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as displayed below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to start the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that causes web browsers to display unwanted Bl0ging.net advertisements. This process can take some time, so please be patient. While the AdwCleaner program is scanning, you may see number of objects it has identified as threat.
When AdwCleaner completes the scan, you can check all items found on your computer as displayed in the following example.
Next, you need to press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will delete ‘ad supported’ software which made to reroute your internet browser to various ad web sites like Bl0ging.net and move threats to the program’s quarantine. When that process is complete, the tool may ask you to reboot your PC system. After restart, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Block Bl0ging.net pop-up ads and other undesired sites
Run an ad-blocker tool such as AdGuard will protect you from malicious advertisements and content. Moreover, you may find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and stop phishing and spam pages. Additionally, ad blocking software will help you to avoid unwanted advertisements and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocking program is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard by clicking on the link below and save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: May 10, 2017
Once downloading is complete, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown 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 shown below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your machine, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop up ads, sites such Bl0ging.net, 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.
Prevent Bl0ging.net popup advertisements from installing
To sum up
Now your computer should be free of the adware that redirects your internet browser to annoying Bl0ging.net web-site. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted ads and undesired malicious sites) and Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your machine for new adwares and other malware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete Bl0ging.net pop ups from the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.