The cause of unwanted Twoclickdeal.com pop up advertisements on your screen can be ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). Technically, the adware, that shows a huge number of pop up advertisements or redirects on an undesired web-site, is not a virus. It is is developed to make a revenue. Once started, the ‘ad supported’ software injects a small code within the content of web-pages that you visit. The malicious code may pop-up a new web-browser window with Twoclickdeal.com web-site or insert a ton of advertisements directly into the web pages you are viewing.
While your computer is infected with the ad supported software, the Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and IE may be re-directed to Twoclickdeal.com unwanted web-site. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may show a huge number of annoying advertisements. These advertisements will be injected within the content of sites that are you opening in your web browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all web pages, including web pages where previously you have never seen any ads.
The malicious programs from the adware family that changes the settings of web browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The ad supported software may change the Target property of a web browser’s shortcut, so every time you start the web browser, instead of your homepage, you will see the unwanted Twoclickdeal.com advertisements.
We suggest to delete the adware that causes a ton of undesired Twoclickdeal.com ads, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other harmful software on your computer.
How to remove Twoclickdeal.com pop-ups
Fortunately, it is not hard to remove adware that designed to redirect your browser to various ad sites such as Twoclickdeal.com. In the following tutorial, we will provide two solutions to clean your system of this ‘ad supported’ software. One is the manual removal solution and the other is automatic removal method. You can choose the way that best fits you. Please follow the removal tutorial below to remove Twoclickdeal.com pop-up ads right now!
How to remove Twoclickdeal.com popup ads without any software
Most common ad-supported software may be removed without any antivirus programs. The manual ad-supported software removal is step by step guidance that will teach you how to get rid of the Twoclickdeal.com redirect.
Uninstall potentially unwanted software using MS Windows Control Panel
First, go to Windows Control Panel and delete suspicious applications, all applications you don’t remember installing. It’s important to pay the most attention to software you installed just before Twoclickdeal.com pop up ads appeared on your web-browser. If you do not know what a program does, look for the answer on the Net.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all programs installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and delete any suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort programs by date in the Control panel.
Get rid of Twoclickdeal.com pop up ads from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all browser homepage, new tab and search engine by default you need to reset the IE to the state, that was when the MS Windows was installed on your machine.
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web-browser, then click the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as displayed below.
Once the process is done, press “Close” button. Close the IE and restart your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web-browser’s newtab, homepage and search provider by default to default state.
Delete Twoclickdeal.com advertisements from Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings such as home page, new tab and default search engine have been modified by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, open the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Further, press the Help button () like below
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 show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the screen below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software which made to redirect your web browser to various ad pages like Twoclickdeal.com. Once, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Twoclickdeal.com popups 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 newtab, startpage and search provider by default that have been replaced by the adware that causes multiple undesired popups.
- First, launch 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 display the reset settings dialog box 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.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted Twoclickdeal.com web-page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all the tasks which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ software.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will show a prompt 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, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown 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 get rid of this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ application, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as displayed in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
Clean up the web-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 browsers shortcuts), so in this step you need to check and clean them by removing the argument like http://site.address/.
Open the properties of the web browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected web-browser and choose the “Properties” option and it’ll display the properties of the shortcut. Next, choose the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as displayed on the screen 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 modified by ad supported software such as Twoclickdeal.com usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as displayed in the following example
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks such as …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 that have been changed by ‘ad supported’ software.
|Google Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|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 done, click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all browsers which are rerouted to the Twoclickdeal.com annoying page.
How to delete Twoclickdeal.com pop-up ads with freeware
After completing the manual removal instructions above all unwanted software, malicious web browser’s extensions and adware that causes internet browsers to open intrusive Twoclickdeal.com ads should be deleted. If the problem with Twoclickdeal.com advertisements is still remained, then we recommend to scan your personal computer for any remaining malicious components. Use recommended free adware removal programs below.
How to remove Twoclickdeal.com pop up ads with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend you to run the Zemana Anti-malware that are completely clean your computer of ‘ad supported’ software which cause annoying Twoclickdeal.com pop-ups to appear. Moreover, the tool will help you to remove potentially unwanted programs, malware, toolbars and browser hijackers that your machine may be infected too.
Download Zemana by clicking on the following link and save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
When downloading is complete, launch it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana Anti-Malware will try to update itself and when this task is done, press the “Scan” button to start scanning your computer for the adware which cause undesired Twoclickdeal.com pop-ups to appear.
A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your machine. While the Zemana is scanning, you may see count of objects it has identified either as being malware. In order to remove all items, simply press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will remove ‘ad supported’ software which causes unwanted Twoclickdeal.com popup advertisements and add items to the Quarantine.
Get rid of Twoclickdeal.com popups with Malwarebytes
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to scan for adware and thereby get rid of Twoclickdeal.com advertisements from your browsers. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically check and detect all threats present on the computer.
- Download MalwareBytes Free from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
- Once downloading is done, close all software and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is finished, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your computer for the ad-supported software which created to redirect your internet browser to various ad sites like Twoclickdeal.com. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. During the scan MalwareBytes Free will detect all threats present on your computer.
- After MalwareBytes Anti-Malware has completed scanning your computer, MalwareBytes will display you the results. In order to get rid of all threats, simply press “Quarantine Selected”. Once disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your machine.
The following video offers a steps on how to remove browser hijackers, ‘ad supported’ software and other malware with MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM).
Run AdwCleaner to get rid of Twoclickdeal.com pop-up ads from web-browser
The AdwCleaner utility is free and easy to use. It may check and delete malicious software, potentially unwanted applications and adware in Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge web-browsers and thereby remove all intrusive Twoclickdeal.com pop ups. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and delete harmful registry entries and files that are hidden on the personal computer.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
- Select the file location as Desktop, and then press Save.
- When the downloading process is finished, start the AdwCleaner, double-click the adwcleaner_xxx.exe file.
- If the “User Account Control” prompts, press Yes to continue.
- In the AdwCleaner window, press the “Scan” for scanning your system for the ad-supported software that causes a large amount of undesired Twoclickdeal.com pop ups. This procedure may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the AdwCleaner tool is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
- After AdwCleaner has completed scanning your machine, AdwCleaner will display a list of detected items. Review the report and then click “Clean”. If the AdwCleaner will ask you to restart your machine, press “OK”.
The few simple steps shown in detail in the following video.
Run AdBlocker to stop Twoclickdeal.com and stay safe online
It’s also critical to protect your browsers from harmful web pages and ads by using an ad blocker program like AdGuard. Security experts says that it’ll 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.
Installing the AdGuard adblocker program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After downloading is done, 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 guide like below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick instructions which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your machine, AdGuard will run automatically and stop popup advertisements, pages such Twoclickdeal.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 may be found on your desktop.
Tips to prevent Twoclickdeal.com pop-ups and other unwanted programs
After completing the steps above, your personal computer should be clean from this ‘ad supported’ software and other malware. The Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge will no longer open undesired Twoclickdeal.com web-site when you surf the Internet. Unfortunately, if the instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new ‘ad supported’ software, and then the best way – ask for help.
Please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately. Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the undesired Twoclickdeal.com pop-ups.