There are many types of malware and one of them is adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). The ad supported software, which causes the appearance of Cpm30.com pop up ads or the redirect to this undesired site, have a negative impact on the functioning of your machine. It modifies computer settings, generates a large amount of various ads, slows down the Google Chrome, FF, MS Edge and IE and the speed of your internet connection. Moreover, it may lead to the fact that web-sites are slow to load and the browser interface can even freeze. The main function of the ‘ad supported’ software is showing advertisements, so it may redirect your web browser to an annoying web site like Cpm30.com, instead of the one that you want to visit. Even if you try to type an address into the browser’s address bar, then the browser is anyway will open an unwanted ad web-site.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a large number of pop-up ads. It may download and install on to your PC system other harmful and unwanted software without your permission, force you to visit misleading or malicious web pages. Moreover, the adware can install web browser hijacker. Once installed, it’ll replace your web-browser setting like start page, newtab page and search engine by default with an unwanted web site.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, some adware to also alter all web browsers shortcuts that located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to redirect your browser to annoying ad web pages like Cpm30.com, certain of which might be harmful. It can make the whole personal computer more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
Instructions that is shown below, will help you to clean your personal computer from the adware as well as delete Cpm30.com unwanted ads from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge and other internet browsers.
Remove Cpm30.com redirect (removal steps)
Even if you’ve the up-to-date classic antivirus installed, and you have checked your PC for malicious software and removed anything found, you need to do the guide below. The Cpm30.com pop-up advertisements removal is not simple as installing another antivirus. Classic antivirus software are not developed to run together and will conflict with each other, or possibly crash MS Windows. Instead we suggest complete the manual steps below after that use Zemana Free, MalwareBytes or AdwCleaner, which are free programs dedicated to scan for and get rid of ‘ad supported’ software that causes lots of undesired Cpm30.com pop-up advertisements. Run these tools to ensure the ‘ad supported’ software is removed.
How to manually get rid of Cpm30.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove Cpm30.com ads from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge.
Delete PUPs through the MS Windows Control Panel
Some of PUPs, adware and hijackers can be removed using the Add/Remove programs utility that is located in the Microsoft Windows Control Panel. So, if you are using any version of MS Windows and you have noticed an unwanted application, then first try to get rid of it through Add/Remove programs.
- 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 click “Control Panel”.
- It will display the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all programs installed on the PC system.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video guidance below.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the intrusive Cpm30.com web page 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 that have been created by malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This shows a prompt that 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 displayed below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then delete 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 malicious applications, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then click on it with the right mouse button and choose Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Clean up the internet browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by ad-supported software
Important to know, most anti malware software that are able to get rid of adware, but unable to find and recover altered shortcuts. So, you need to fix the desktop shortcuts for your Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge web browsers manually.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your web browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can modify it. If you are seeing something similar to “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the internet browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example like below.
Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for browser shortcuts which redirects to an intrusive web sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Delete Cpm30.com ads from IE
By resetting Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser you return your web browser settings to its default state. This is basic when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by adware that causes lots of unwanted Cpm30.com popups.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will open 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 Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, press the “Reset” button as displayed below.
When the process is done, click “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your PC for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s homepage, new tab and default search provider to default state.
Remove Cpm30.com pop-up ads from Google Chrome
If your Google Chrome web browser is redirected to annoying Cpm30.com web page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser program to its default settings.
- First start the Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is finished, your internet browser’s home page, newtab and default search engine will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of Cpm30.com popup ads from Mozilla Firefox
Resetting your FF is first troubleshooting step for any issues with your web-browser application, including the redirect to Cpm30.com web-page.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu press the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed on the screen below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Run free malware removal utilities to completely get rid of Cpm30.com advertisements
The ‘ad supported’ software can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This can lead to the fact that after some time, the adware which causes intrusive Cpm30.com pop-up ads again infect your personal computer. Moreover, We want to note that it’s not always safe to remove adware manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the Microsoft Windows operating system. The best method to detect and get rid of adware is to use free malware removal software.
How to remove Cpm30.com ads with Zemana Anti-malware
You can get rid of Cpm30.com pop up advertisements automatically with a help of Zemana Anti-malware. We recommend this malware removal tool because it may easily remove hijackers, PUPs, adware which redirects your web browser to Cpm30.com web site with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Download Zemana Free by clicking on the link below and save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
After the download is done, close all programs and windows on your machine. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup like below.
When the install begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you setup Zemana on your computer.
Once install is done, you will see window like below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the adware which cause annoying Cpm30.com pop up ads to appear. This process may take some time, so please be patient. While the Zemana AntiMalware tool is checking, you can see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
Once finished, Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will open you the results. Review the report and then press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware will begin to remove ad supported software that causes a large number of annoying Cpm30.com advertisements.
Run Malwarebytes to remove Cpm30.com popups
Delete Cpm30.com pop-up advertisements manually is difficult and often the ad-supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we suggest you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, potentially unwanted software, toolbars and hijackers that your computer can be infected too.
- Download MalwareBytes from the following link and save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
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Update: March 20, 2018
- Once downloading is finished, close all programs 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 scanning your computer for the ad-supported software that cause intrusive Cpm30.com pop-up ads to appear. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your PC system.
- When finished, MalwareBytes will display a scan report. In order to delete all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected”. Once disinfection is complete, you can be prompted to reboot your personal computer.
The following video offers a guide on how to delete browser hijackers, ad supported software and other malware with MalwareBytes Free.
Run AdwCleaner to remove Cpm30.com pop up advertisements from internet browser
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove malware, potentially unwanted programs and adware in Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge browsers and thereby remove all unwanted Cpm30.com ads. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and get rid of malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Download AdwCleaner on your system by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: September 3, 2018
Once the download is finished, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. When the utility is opened, you will see a screen as shown in the following example.
Further, press “Scan” button for checking your computer for the adware that causes internet browsers to display annoying Cpm30.com ads. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your PC system and the speed of your PC system. Once that process is done, you’ll be shown the list of all found threats on your PC system as displayed in the following example.
Next, you need to press “Clean” button. It will open a dialog box as displayed below.
You need to click “OK”. Once disinfection is done, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your machine. When your computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to stop Cpm30.com popup advertisements
Running an ad-blocking program like AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad-blocker applications will also protect you from harmful advertisements and web-pages, and, of course, stop redirection chain to Cpm30.com and similar web-sites.
- Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- When downloading is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will help 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 machine, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop-ups, pages such Cpm30.com, as well as other harmful 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 icon named AdGuard, which can be found on your desktop.
How to Cpm30.com popup ads get installed onto computer
Many software created to display a large amount of unwanted advertisements within your PC’s internet browser. So, when you installing free programs, carefully read the disclaimers, select the Custom or Advanced installation mode to watch for third-party programs that are being installed, because some of the software are potentially unwanted programs such as this adware that developed to redirect your browser to various ad web pages like Cpm30.com.
After completing the steps shown above, your computer should be clean from this ad supported software and other malicious software. The Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and Microsoft Edge will no longer display annoying Cpm30.com page when you surf the Web. Unfortunately, if the tutorial 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 annoying Cpm30.com advertisements.