Every time, when you browse the World Wide Web with your internet browser the Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-ups keeps annoying you? This might be a sign that your system is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) that can end up on your personal computer in various ways. Most commonly is when you download and install free applications and forget to uncheck the box for the third-party programs installation. Do not panic because we have got the solution. Here’s a instructions on how to delete annoying Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up ads from the Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and other browsers.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a ton of pop ups. It may download and install on to your PC other malicious and unwanted programs without your permission, force you to visit misleading or malicious web sites. Moreover, the adware can install web browser hijacker. Once installed, it will modify your web browser setting like home page, newtab and search provider by default with an unwanted web-page.
The adware often modify all browser shortcuts that located on your Desktop to force you visit certain intrusive ad sites. As a result, your web-browser can still reroute you to an intrusive ad page despite your PC is actually free of adware and other malware.
Thus, it’s clear that the presence of ‘ad supported’ software on your machine is not desirable, and you need to clean up your PC system as soon as possible. Follow the steps below in order to remove Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up ads.
Remove Music.ezbrowsing.com popups
Fortunately, we have an effective way which will help you manually or/and automatically remove Music.ezbrowsing.com from your browser and bring your web-browser settings, including homepage, new tab and search engine by default, back to normal. Below you will find a removal tutorial with all the steps you may need to successfully get rid of adware and its components. Some of the steps will require you to reboot your machine or close this web page. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
How to get rid of Music.ezbrowsing.com pop up ads without any software
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove Music.ezbrowsing.com advertisements from the FF, Chrome, IE and Edge.
Uninstall PUPs through the MS Windows Control Panel
It is of primary importance to first identify and remove all PUPs, adware software and browser hijackers through ‘Add/Remove Programs’ (Windows XP) or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 10, 8, 7) section of your Microsoft Windows Control Panel.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all programs installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and delete any suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort programs by date in the Control panel.
Fix browser shortcuts, modified by ‘ad supported’ software
Important to know, most antimalware software which are able to remove adware, but unable to detect and recover modified shortcuts. So, you need to fix the desktop shortcuts for your Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge browsers manually.
Open the properties of the internet browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected browser and choose the “Properties” option and it will open the properties of the shortcut. Next, choose the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as displayed in the figure 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 which have been altered by adware such as Music.ezbrowsing.com usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe like below
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 adware.
|Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|FF||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, press OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all browsers that are re-directed to the Music.ezbrowsing.com unwanted page.
Remove Music.ezbrowsing.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If your FF web browser is redirected to Music.ezbrowsing.com without your permission or an unknown search provider opens results for your search, then it may be time to perform the internet browser reset.
First, start the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, click the Help button () as displayed 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 internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as displayed 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, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware that redirects your browser to undesired Music.ezbrowsing.com web-site. When, it is finished, press the “Finish” button.
Remove Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, that installed by an malicious software.
First, open the Microsoft Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect. It will remove adware that causes web-browsers to display intrusive Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up advertisements, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like start page, newtab page and search engine by default to default state.
Remove Music.ezbrowsing.com popup ads from Chrome
Use the Reset browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings such as new tab, home page and search engine by default to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, in the case of web browser redirects to intrusive ad sites such as Music.ezbrowsing.com.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as displayed in the following example and press the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove 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 computer, it will display Music.ezbrowsing.com unwanted page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all harmful tasks that have been created by unwanted software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This shows a dialog box that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as displayed on the image 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 remove this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the adware, 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 shown on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ application. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Delete Music.ezbrowsing.com popup advertisements with freeware
If your computer is still infected with adware which causes intrusive Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-ups, then the best way of detection and removal is to run an anti-malware scan on the PC system. Download free malware removal utilities below and launch a full system scan. It will allow you remove all components of the ‘ad supported’ software from hardisk and Windows registry.
Scan and clean your browser of Music.ezbrowsing.com redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware is a tool which can remove adware, potentially unwanted software, hijacker infections and other malicious software from your PC system easily and for free. Zemana Anti-malware is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of computer resources.
Now you can install and run Zemana Free to delete Music.ezbrowsing.com popups from your browser by following the steps below:
Click the following link to download Zemana Anti Malware installer named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your personal computer.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
Start the installer after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to set up this utility on your system.
During installation you can change certain settings, but we suggest you don’t make any changes to default settings.
When setup is finished, this malicious software removal tool will automatically start and update itself. You will see its main window like below.
Now press the “Scan” button to start checking your machine for the adware which causes annoying Music.ezbrowsing.com popup ads. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your machine and the speed of your PC system. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
When the scan get finished, Zemana will display a screen which contains a list of malicious software that has been detected. All found threats will be marked. You can remove them all by simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will remove adware that causes unwanted Music.ezbrowsing.com pop ups and add threats to the Quarantine. After finished, you can be prompted to restart your system to make the change take effect.
Scan and clean your computer of ‘ad supported’ software with Malwarebytes
Remove Music.ezbrowsing.com popup ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your machine. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and browser hijackers that your computer can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes from the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
After the downloading process is finished, close all software and windows on your personal computer. Double-click the setup file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as displayed on the screen below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you set up MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) on your machine. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is complete successfully, press Finish button. MalwareBytes Anti Malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button .MalwareBytes AntiMalware program will scan through the whole computer for the adware that causes a large amount of unwanted Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up ads. This process can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a malicious software, adware or potentially unwanted software are found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done.
As the scanning ends, you’ll be opened the list of all found items on your machine. Review the report and then click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware will delete ‘ad supported’ software that causes annoying Music.ezbrowsing.com advertisements. Once the procedure is complete, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to remove adware, hijacker and other malicious software.
Use AdwCleaner to delete Music.ezbrowsing.com ads
If MalwareBytes antimalware or Zemana cannot remove this adware, then we advises to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal utility for hijackers, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and ad supported software that causes lots of undesired Music.ezbrowsing.com popups.
- Download AdwCleaner on your Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: February 8, 2018
- After downloading is finished, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is opened, click “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the ad supported software that causes a ton of annoying Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up advertisements. This process can take some time, so please be patient. While the AdwCleaner is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malware.
- After the system scan is finished, you can check all items detected on your personal computer. You may move items to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, press “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Stop Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up ads and other annoying web pages
By installing an ad blocker program like AdGuard, you are able to stop Music.ezbrowsing.com, autoplaying video ads and get rid of a large number of distracting and intrusive ads on pages.
- Download AdGuard program from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
- Once the downloading process is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the setup is finished, press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will assist 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block ads, pages such Music.ezbrowsing.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 icon named AdGuard, that can be found on your desktop.
How does your machine get infected with Music.ezbrowsing.com pop up advertisements
Now your computer should be clean of the ad-supported software which cause annoying Music.ezbrowsing.com pop-up ads to appear. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted popup ads and intrusive harmful web pages) and Zemana Anti Malware (to periodically scan your computer for new malware, browser hijackers and ad supported software). 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, harmful applications and ad-supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of Music.ezbrowsing.com redirect from your internet browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.