Every time, when you browse the Internet with your browser the Eroleads.com popup ads keeps annoying you? It could mean that your system is infected with adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software) that can end up on your PC system in various ways. Most commonly is when you download and install free programs and forget to uncheck the box for the optional software installation. Don’t panic because we have got the solution. Here’s a tutorial on how to delete intrusive Eroleads.com pop up ads from the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge and other web browsers.
The adware may insert lots of ads directly to the web pages that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising links has been added by the creators of the web site. Moreover, a legal advertising banners may be replaced on the fake advertisements, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful applications. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect a large amount of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the World Wide Web, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
The malicious applications from the adware family that modifies the settings of internet browsers usually affects only the Chrome, FF, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. However, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a internet browser’s shortcut, so every time you run the web browser, instead of your home page, you will see the intrusive Eroleads.com web-page.
Instructions which is shown below, will help you to clean your computer from the ad-supported software as well as get rid of Eroleads.com annoying ads from the FF, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and other internet browsers.
How to remove Eroleads.com pop up advertisements
We can assist you remove Eroleads.com from your internet browsers, without the need to take your machine to a professional. Simply follow the removal instructions below if you currently have the undesired adware on your system and want to remove it. If you’ve any difficulty while trying to remove the adware that redirects your internet browser to annoying Eroleads.com web site, feel free to ask for our help in the comment section below. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your browser or restart your machine.
Remove Eroleads.com redirect without any tools
If you perform exactly the tutorial below you should be able to remove the Eroleads.com pop-ups from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge browsers.
Uninstall Eroleads.com related applications through the Control Panel of your PC system
We suggest that you begin the system cleaning process by checking the list of installed software and delete all unknown or suspicious software. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious software such as ad supported software and browser hijacker infections may be bundled with freeware. Remove the unwanted software can get rid of the undesired ads or browser redirect.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press 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 display the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will show a list of all programs installed on the computer.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video guidance below.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the undesired Eroleads.com site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all the tasks which have been created by malicious applications.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This displays a dialog box that titled with 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”, like below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please choose the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your machine. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then get rid of this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ program, 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 on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by unwanted applications. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to remove Eroleads.com redirect
When the ad supported software is started, it can also alter the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the internet browser, it will open an undesired site.
Right click on the shortcut of infected internet browser as on the image below.
Select the “Properties” option and it’ll display a shortcut’s properties. Next, press the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field as shown in the figure below.
Then press OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web-browsers that are re-directed to the Eroleads.com intrusive web site.
Remove Eroleads.com redirect from Internet Explorer
The IE reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, that installed by an malicious software.
First, open the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then press the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, press the “Reset” button as shown on the image below.
When the task is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s homepage, newtab and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Eroleads.com popup advertisements from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to delete the ad-supported software, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to recover the web-browser’s home page, newtab page and default search engine that have been changed by adware that causes tons of undesired Eroleads.com popup advertisements.
First run the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the main menu. Further, press the option named “Settings”. Another way to show the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web-browser will open 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, like below and press the “Reset settings” button.
The Google Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web browser will start the procedure of cleaning. Once it’s complete, the internet browser’s settings including new tab, startpage and search provider by default back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your personal computer.
Delete Eroleads.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web browser settings
If the Mozilla Firefox settings such as startpage, new tab page and default search engine have been modified by the ‘ad supported’ software, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, run the Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, press the Help button () as shown in the figure below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the adware that causes a huge number of annoying Eroleads.com pop-up advertisements. After, it’s complete, press the “Finish” button.
How to automatically remove Eroleads.com advertisements
The easiest method to delete Eroleads.com popups is to use an anti-malware program capable of detecting this ad supported software that redirects your web-browser to undesired Eroleads.com page. We suggest try Zemana Anti-malware or another free malicious software remover that listed below. It has excellent detection rate when it comes to ad-supported software, browser hijacker infections and other potentially unwanted programs.
How to remove Eroleads.com pop-up ads with Zemana Anti-malware
We advise using the Zemana Anti-malware which are completely clean your PC system of the ‘ad supported’ software. The utility is an advanced malicious software removal program created by (c) Zemana lab. It’s able to help you remove potentially unwanted programs, hijackers, malware, toolbars, ransomware and ‘ad supported’ software that made to reroute your web-browser to various ad pages such as Eroleads.com.
Download Zemana by clicking on the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
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Update: April 20, 2017
After the download is done, close all windows on your machine. Further, start the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the screen below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana Free on the machine. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is complete successfully, Zemana AntiMalware will automatically launch and you can see its main window as shown in the following example.
Next, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that causes internet browsers to show undesired Eroleads.com ads. While the Zemana utility is checking, you can see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
After the system scan is finished, Zemana Free will show a screen which contains a list of malware that has been found. All found items will be marked. You can remove them all by simply press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will remove ad supported software which causes undesired Eroleads.com popups and move items to the program’s quarantine. When the clean-up is finished, you may be prompted to restart your system.
Scan and clean your computer of adware with Malwarebytes
We advise using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your machine of the adware. The free tool is an advanced malware removal program made by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti malware technology. It is able to help you get rid of annoying Eroleads.com popups from your internet browsers, PUPs, malicious software, browser hijackers, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Download MalwareBytes Free from the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
When downloading is finished, close all windows on your PC system. Further, run the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed on the screen below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will assist you set up MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) on the PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will automatically run and you can see its main window as displayed in the following example.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ad-supported software that causes a large amount of unwanted Eroleads.com pop-up ads. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your personal computer. When a malicious software, adware or PUPs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished.
Once finished, MalwareBytes Free will open a scan report. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes will start to remove ad supported software that causes web browsers to open unwanted Eroleads.com advertisements. Once the clean-up is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your personal computer. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware to get rid of hijacker infections, adware and other malware.
Use AdwCleaner to remove Eroleads.com pop-ups
AdwCleaner is a free portable program that scans your system for ad supported software that cause undesired Eroleads.com pop-up ads to appear, potentially unwanted software and hijackers and allows delete them easily. Moreover, it will also help you get rid of any malicious web-browser extensions and add-ons.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 30, 2017
- Select the folder in which you saved it as Desktop, and then click Save.
- When the download is complete, start the AdwCleaner, double-click the adwcleaner_xxx.exe file.
- If the “User Account Control” prompts, press Yes to continue.
- In the AdwCleaner window, click the “Scan” .AdwCleaner program will scan through the whole machine for the ad-supported software which redirects your web-browser to unwanted Eroleads.com page. This process can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is detected, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished.
- When finished, AdwCleaner will show a scan report. Review the results once the utility has done the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Clean”. If the AdwCleaner will ask you to restart your computer, press “OK”.
The instructions shown in detail in the following video.
Block Eroleads.com pop-ups and other unwanted web-sites
In order to increase your security and protect your PC against new unwanted advertisements and harmful sites, you need to run ad-blocking program that blocks an access to malicious ads and sites. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
When the download is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. After the install is done, you will see a window as shown on the image below.
You can press “Skip” to close the install application 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 do not need to change anything. Each time, when you run your PC, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop-up ads, sites such Eroleads.com, 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 can be found on your desktop.
How was popup ads adware installed on system
Many ‘ad supported’ software are included in the free programs setup file. In many cases, a user have a chance to disable all included “offers”, but certain setup files are designed to confuse the average users, in order to trick them into installing the adware that causes multiple intrusive pop up advertisements. Anyway, easier to prevent the adware rather than clean up your machine after one. So, keep the web-browser updated (turn on automatic updates), run a good antivirus software, double check a free applications before you open it (do a google search, scan a downloaded file with VirusTotal), avoid malicious and unknown pages.
To sum up
Now your system should be clean of the adware that causes a lot of undesired Eroleads.com ads. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana (to periodically scan your computer for new adwares and other malware) and AdGuard (to help you block undesired popup advertisements and malicious web pages). Moreover, to prevent adwares, please stay clear of unknown and third party applications, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to find PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Eroleads.com pop-ups related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.