The Super TrueTest Mini is an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). The adware may modify the settings of web-browsers like FF, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge to generate a ton of unwanted ads. It’ll lead to the fact that when you launch the browser or surf the Web, it will always be forced to open various unwanted pop-up advertisements, even when your web browser is configured to stop pop-up ads or your computer has a program that stops pop-up advertisements. On current date, the Super TrueTest Mini adware continues to increase the number of personal computers which have been infected.
The Super TrueTest Mini adware is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, changes browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the ‘ad supported’ software can inject advertising banners within the Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer’s screen. And finally, the ‘ad supported’ software can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what web-sites you are opening, what you are looking for the Internet and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
The instructions below explaining steps to remove Super TrueTest Mini problem. Feel free to use it for removal of the adware that may attack Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge and other popular web browsers. The step-by-step guide will allow you remove Super TrueTest Mini and thereby clean your web-browser from all intrusive advertisements.
Remove Super TrueTest Mini
As with removing adware, malicious software or PUPs, there are few steps you may do. We advise trying them all. If you do only one part of the guide, then it should be use malware removal tool, because it should remove ad supported software and block any further infection. But to completely get rid of Super TrueTest Mini ad-supported software you will have to at least reset your web-browser settings such as homepage, new tab and default search engine to default state, disinfect personal computer’s browsers shortcuts, remove all unwanted and suspicious applications, and remove adware by malware removal tools. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your browser or reboot your PC system.
How to manually get rid of Super TrueTest Mini
If you perform exactly the guide below you should be able to delete the Super TrueTest Mini from the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and Edge web-browsers.
Remove Super TrueTest Mini related software through the Control Panel of your computer
First of all, check the list of installed software on your PC system and delete all unknown and recently installed applications. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malware and you should clean it off first with malicious software removal tool like Zemana Anti-malware.
- 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 press “Control Panel”.
- It will open the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, press “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will open a list of all software installed on the personal computer.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video tutorial below.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If an annoying 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 which have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will open a prompt that called 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 shown in the figure 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 such as “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the malicious application, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by unwanted programs. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
Fix browser shortcuts, changed by ad supported software
Important to know, most anti-malware applications that are able to delete ‘ad supported’ software, but unable to detect and recover modified shortcuts. So, you need to fix the desktop shortcuts for your Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge browsers manually.
To clear the web-browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. 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 similar to “http://site.address” that has been added here. You need to delete it.
When the text is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove Super TrueTest Mini adware from Google Chrome
If your Chrome internet browser is redirected to an undesired web page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser application to its default settings.
- First, start the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “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 dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of Super TrueTest Mini adware from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all web-browser homepage, newtab page and default search engine you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the MS Windows was installed on your personal computer.
First, launch the IE, press ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will delete Super TrueTest Mini adware that made to reroute your internet browser to various ad web sites, disable malicious and ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as home page, newtab page and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Super TrueTest Mini from FF by resetting internet browser settings
If your Mozilla Firefox browser is re-directed to an unwanted site without your permission or an unknown search engine displays results for your search, then it may be time to perform the internet browser reset.
Click 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 on the screen below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings to its original state.
Use free malware removal utilities to completely remove Super TrueTest Mini adware
After completing the manual removal guide above all unwanted software, malicious browser’s extensions and Super TrueTest Mini adware should be removed. If the problem with Super TrueTest Mini adware is still remained, then we suggest to scan your machine for any remaining malicious components. Use recommended free adware removal applications below.
Scan and free your web-browser of Super TrueTest Mini with Zemana Anti-malware
You can delete Super TrueTest Mini automatically with a help of Zemana Anti-malware. We advise this malware removal utility because it can easily get rid of browser hijackers, PUPs, Super TrueTest Mini adware that redirects your web-browser to unwanted web-sites with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Download Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) from the link below. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
When the download is complete, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana Anti Malware will try to update itself and when this process is complete, click the “Scan” button . Zemana tool will start scanning the whole computer to find out Super TrueTest Mini ad-supported software which designed to redirect your web browser to various ad web-pages.
Depending on your system, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a malware, adware or potentially unwanted programs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done. Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will begin to remove Super TrueTest Mini ‘ad supported’ software that causes multiple undesired advertisements and pop-ups.
How to remove Super TrueTest Mini with Malwarebytes
We advise using the Malwarebytes Free. You may download and install Malwarebytes to find adware and thereby get rid of Super TrueTest Mini from your web browsers. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats exist on the PC.
Download MalwareBytes Anti Malware from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
After the download is finished, close all windows on your system. Further, open the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed on the image below, press the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install MalwareBytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti Malware will automatically start and you can see its main window as displayed in the figure below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the Super TrueTest Mini adware that designed to redirect your web-browser to various ad web sites. Depending on your machine, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the MalwareBytes is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
As the scanning ends, a list of all threats detected is produced. Review the report and then press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes will begin to remove Super TrueTest Mini that made to redirect your browser to various ad sites. Once finished, you can be prompted to restart your computer. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) to delete hijackers, ad supported software and other malware.
Run AdwCleaner to remove Super TrueTest Mini ‘ad supported’ software
AdwCleaner is a free portable program that scans your PC system for Super TrueTest Mini adware that causes a huge count of undesired pop-ups, potentially unwanted programs and hijacker infections and allows remove them easily. Moreover, it’ll also allow you remove any harmful web-browser extensions and add-ons.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
- When the downloading process is done, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is opened, click “Scan” button for checking your system for the Super TrueTest Mini ad-supported software that causes web-browsers to show intrusive popups. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your machine. While the AdwCleaner tool is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
- After AdwCleaner has completed scanning your PC, AdwCleaner will display a list of all threats detected by the scan. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to stay safe online
It is also critical to protect your web browsers from malicious web pages and ads by using an ad-blocker program like AdGuard. Security experts says that it will greatly reduce the risk of malware, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocker program is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard from the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
When the download is finished, double-click the downloaded file to start 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 instructions as shown in the following example.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guide which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-up advertisements, as well as other harmful or misleading web-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.
Now your system should be free of the Super TrueTest Mini adware that causes multiple annoying advertisements and popups. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Free (to periodically scan your personal computer for new adwares and other malicious software) and AdGuard (to help you block undesired ads and malicious web-sites). Moreover, to prevent adwares, please stay clear of unknown and third party software, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to detect PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Super TrueTest Mini adware related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.