If the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer shows the Eclecticbuttons.com annoying web site offering install an questionable browser extension then most probably that your computer can be infected with an adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software). This adware changes the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge settings to display lots of annoying pop-ups on all web-pages, including web-pages where previously you popups have never seen. These pop up can be varied: pop-up windows, boxes, in-text ads, different sized banners and so on. What is more, the ad-supported software, that shows the Eclecticbuttons.com pop-up, can cause your Internet connection to be slow or freeze your web-browser so that the interface is not updated anymore.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It is made with the sole purpose to display dozens of pop up, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open browser window. It is designed to fill the web-browser’s constant stream of popup, or redirect the browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web pages including malicious sites as Eclecticbuttons.com.
The ‘ad supported’ software can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and IE, but often that a malicious software like this can also infect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the internet browser to see Eclecticbuttons.com undesired pop ups.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the steps below ASAP. The steps will assist you to delete ad-supported software as well as clean your machine from the Eclecticbuttons.com pop ups. What is more, the step-by-step tutorial below will help you get rid of other malicious applications like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate into PC along with the ‘ad supported’ software.
The following guidance will allow you to delete Eclecticbuttons.com redirect from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer. Moreover, the few simple steps below will allow you to get rid of malicious software, hijacker infections, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars that your system may be infected. Please do the guidance step by step. If you need assist or have any questions, then ask for our assistance or type a comment below. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your browser or restart your PC system.
Manual Eclecticbuttons.com pop ups removal
These steps to remove Eclecticbuttons.com redirect without any software are presented below. Be sure to carry out the step-by-step instructions completely to fully delete this adware which cause intrusive Eclecticbuttons.com popup to appear.
Remove ad supported software through the Windows Control Panel
The best way to start the PC system cleanup is to delete unknown and suspicious applications. Using the Microsoft Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded programs can clean up the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge from pop-ups hijackers and so on.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all software installed on your computer. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Get rid of 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 open your personal computer, it will open Eclecticbuttons.com intrusive web site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all harmful tasks which have been created by malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will display a prompt which 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 on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “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’s a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as displayed on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicious software. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Eclecticbuttons.com redirect
Unfortunately, the adware can also hijack Windows shortcuts (mostly, your browsers shortcuts), so that the Eclecticbuttons.com ad web site will be displayed when you open the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge or another internet browser.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut that you use to launch your web-browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the internet browser that is redirected to the Eclecticbuttons.com or other intrusive page.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The ad supported software can modify the contents of this field, which describes the file to be start when you launch your internet 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 such as “http://site.addres” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as displayed below.
Next, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you run the internet browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically reroute on the Eclecticbuttons.com site or any other unwanted web-sites. Once the step is done, we recommend to go to the next step.
Remove Eclecticbuttons.com pop-ups from Chrome
Use the Reset internet browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings such as new tab page, homepage and search engine by default to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, in the case of internet browser redirects to annoying ad pages such as Eclecticbuttons.com.
- First, start the Chrome and press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Chrome main menu, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press “Show advanced settings” link, which 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 show the reset settings prompt as on the image above.
- Confirm the browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete Eclecticbuttons.com pop-ups from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all web-browser homepage, new tab page and default search engine you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the MS Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display 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 display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete Eclecticbuttons.com redirect from FF
The Firefox reset will keep your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, recover preferences and security settings, remove redirects to intrusive Eclecticbuttons.com web-page and ad supported software.
Launch the Mozilla Firefox and click 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 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 on the screen 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 process to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad supported’ software that causes browsers to open annoying Eclecticbuttons.com pop up. After, it is done, press the “Finish” button.
Use free malware removal tools to completely remove Eclecticbuttons.com pop-ups
In order to completely delete Eclecticbuttons.com, you not only need to remove ad-supported software from your computer, but also remove all its components in your computer including Windows registry entries. We recommend to download and use free removal tools to automatically clean your PC of adware that causes a large amount of intrusive Eclecticbuttons.com pop up.
How to automatically remove Eclecticbuttons.com redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware highly recommended, because it can detect security threats such adware and ad-supported softwares that most ‘classic’ antivirus software fail to pick up on. Moreover, if you have any Eclecticbuttons.com pop-up removal problems which cannot be fixed by this tool automatically, then Zemana Anti-malware provides 24X7 online assistance from the highly experienced support staff.
- Please download Zemana from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web browser will show the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When the download is finished, please close all applications and open windows on your computer. Next, launch a file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- This will launch the “Setup wizard” of Zemana Anti-Malware onto your PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Zemana Free will open and show the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan” button to begin checking your system for the ad-supported software that causes internet browsers to display intrusive Eclecticbuttons.com popup. This process can take some time, so please be patient. When a malicious software, ‘ad supported’ software or PUPs are found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly.
- After Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) completes the scan, you will be shown the list of all found threats on your machine.
- Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click the “Next” button. The utility will start to get rid of adware that created to redirect your web-browser to various ad web pages such as Eclecticbuttons.com. Once that process is done, you may be prompted to reboot the system.
- Close the Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) and continue with the next step.
Scan and free your system of adware with Malwarebytes
You can remove Eclecticbuttons.com pop-ups automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We suggest this free malware removal tool because it can easily remove hijackers, ‘ad supported’ software, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- Please download MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web browser will open the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After the downloading process is finished, please close all applications and open windows on your computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will open the “Setup wizard” of MalwareBytes onto your computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes AntiMalware will launch and open the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button .MalwareBytes AntiMalware program will scan through the whole computer for the ad supported software that causes internet browsers to open annoying Eclecticbuttons.com pop up. This task can take some time, so please be patient. During the scan MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) will detect all threats exist on your system.
- As the scanning ends, MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) will display a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been found.
- In order to delete all items, simply click the “Quarantine Selected” button. When that process is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
- Close the AntiMalware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Double-check for potentially unwanted applications with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool which can scan your system for a wide range of security threats such as malware, adwares, potentially unwanted applications as well as adware that causes a ton of unwanted Eclecticbuttons.com pop up. It will perform a deep scan of your personal computer including hard drives and Windows registry. After a malware is found, it will allow you to delete all detected threats from your machine with a simple click.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: September 24, 2018
When the downloading process is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown on the image below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to run the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” for scanning your PC for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes multiple annoying pop-up and pop ups. This task can take some time, so please be patient. While the AdwCleaner utility is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
Once AdwCleaner has finished scanning, you’ll be displayed the list of all detected threats on your computer like below.
Review the scan results and then press “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will get rid of adware which cause unwanted Eclecticbuttons.com pop-ups to appear and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once the process is done, the tool may ask you to reboot your machine. After restart, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Run AdBlocker to block Eclecticbuttons.com and stay safe online
It is also critical to protect your web-browsers from harmful pages and pop-ups by using an ad-blocker application like AdGuard. Security experts says that it will greatly reduce the risk of malware, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard may also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
Download AdGuard application from the link below. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
After downloading is done, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as displayed on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is finished, you will see a window as shown in the following example.
You can press “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop ups, web pages such Eclecticbuttons.com, as well as other malicious or misleading pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which may be found on your desktop.
How to Eclecticbuttons.com pop-ups get installed onto PC system
To sum up
Now your PC should be clean of the adware which causes annoying Eclecticbuttons.com pop ups. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popup and annoying harmful sites) and Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your machine 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, malicious applications and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Eclecticbuttons.com pop-ups from your web-browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.