If you are reading this post, it means that you are seeing the A02prop.club page offering install an questionable software and your web-browser began opening tons of pop up ads. All of these problems with your system caused by adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software), which is often installs on the system with the freeware. You probably want to know how to get rid of this adware as well as remove A02prop.club popups. In the step by step instructions below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
The adware that causes annoying A02prop.club popups, may insert a lot of advertisements directly to the pages that you visit, creating a sense that the ads have been added by the makers of the site. Moreover, a legal advertising links may be replaced on the fake advertisements, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful applications. Even worse, the ‘ad supported’ software has the ability to collect confidential data (your ip address, what is a site you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
Most often, the ad-supported software infects the most common web browsers such as the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and MS Edge. But such the malicious software as well may hijack another browsers by modifying its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web-browser’s shortcut file). So every time you open the browser, it’ll redirect to the undesired A02prop.club site. Even if you setup a new startpage, an unwanted site will be the first thing you see when you start the Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
It’s important, don’t use A02prop.club web-site and do not click on ads placed on it, as they can lead you to a more malicious or misleading sites. The best option is to use the step-by-step tutorial posted below to free your PC system of ad-supported software and thereby delete A02prop.club redirect.
How to remove A02prop.club pop up ads
There are several steps to deleting the ad supported software responsible for redirecting your internet browser to A02prop.club web-page, because it installs itself so deeply into Microsoft Windows. You need to remove all suspicious and unknown programs, then get rid of harmful add-ons from the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge and other web-browsers you have installed. Finally, you need to reset your web browser settings to delete any changes the adware has made, and then scan your personal computer with Zemana Free, MalwareBytes or AdwCleaner to ensure the ad-supported software is fully removed. It will take a while.
To remove A02prop.club, follow the steps below:
- How to get rid of A02prop.club redirect without any software
- Remove suspicious programs using Windows Control Panel
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Clean up the web browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by adware
- Delete A02prop.club from FF by resetting web browser settings
- Get rid of A02prop.club redirect from IE
- Remove A02prop.club pop up ads from Google Chrome
- A02prop.club popup advertisements automatic removal
- Stop A02prop.club pop-up advertisements and other undesired web-pages
- How to A02prop.club redirect get installed onto PC system
- Finish words
How to get rid of A02prop.club redirect without any software
If you perform exactly the guide below you should be able to remove the A02prop.club redirect from the Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and Edge browsers.
Remove suspicious programs using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the computer cleanup is to remove unknown and suspicious programs. Using the MS Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded programs can clean up the Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge from pop-up ads, hijackers and so on.
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Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all applications installed on your PC system. Scroll through the all list, and delete any suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date in the Control panel.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the undesired A02prop.club 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 which have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will open a dialog box which 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. Select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click 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 remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as displayed on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Clean up the web browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by adware
The adware responsible for redirects to A02prop.club, may hijack various Windows shortcuts on your desktop (most often, all internet browsers shortcut files), 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 file of infected internet browser and choose the “Properties” option and it’ll show the properties of the shortcut file. 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 modified by adware which redirects your internet browser to annoying A02prop.club page, usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as shown in the figure below
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks like …Application\chrome.exe” http://site.address as shown on the image below.
In order to fix the infected 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 modified by adware related to A02prop.club pop-up ads.
|Google Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|Mozilla 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 complete, click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all browsers which are redirected to the A02prop.club undesired web-page.
Delete A02prop.club from FF by resetting web browser settings
Resetting your FF is good initial troubleshooting step for any issues with your internet browser application, including the redirect to A02prop.club web page.
First, run the Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Further, click the Help button () as displayed below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as displayed in the following example. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad supported’ software that causes multiple annoying advertisements. After, it’s complete, press the “Finish” button.
Get rid of A02prop.club redirect from IE
By resetting IE internet browser you return your web browser settings to its default state. This is basic when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by ad supported software responsible for redirects to A02prop.club.
First, start the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” as displayed in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect.
Remove A02prop.club pop up ads from Google Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby recover the web browser’s settings such as newtab page, home page and search provider by default that have been changed by the ad-supported software that causes web-browsers to display undesired A02prop.club pop up ads.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed plugins. If the list has the addon labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guide: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Google Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as on the image below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
A02prop.club popup advertisements automatic removal
In order to completely get rid of A02prop.club, you not only need to uninstall ‘ad supported’ software from your machine, but also get rid of all its components in your PC including Windows registry entries. We recommend to download and use free removal tools to automatically clean your computer of adware related to A02prop.club ads.
How to automatically remove A02prop.club pop ups with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to find and get rid of A02prop.club pop up advertisements from the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge web-browsers. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your PC system.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) for Microsoft Windows. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Once downloading is finished, close all applications and windows on your system. Double-click the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you setup Zemana AntiMalware on your PC. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, Zemana Anti Malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as displayed on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware responsible for A02prop.club pop-up advertisements. Depending on your system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
Once Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) completes the scan, the results are displayed in the scan report. Review the results once the utility has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Next” button. The Zemana will get rid of ‘ad supported’ software that causes web-browsers to show intrusive A02prop.club pop ups. After that process is finished, you may be prompted to restart the PC system.
How to remove A02prop.club with Malwarebytes
Manual A02prop.club popup ads removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the ‘ad supported’ software can be not completely removed. We recommend that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your system of adware. Moreover, the free program will help you to get rid of malicious software, PUPs, browser hijackers and toolbars that your personal computer can be infected too.
Visit the page linked below to download MalwareBytes. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
Once the downloading process is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes will try to update itself and when this process is done, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your computer for the adware which created to redirect your web-browser to various ad web-sites such as A02prop.club. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your system and the speed of your machine. While the MalwareBytes utility is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malware. Review the report and then click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Free is a free application that you can use to delete all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malicious software removal tool, we suggest you to read and follow the guide or the video guide below.
Remove A02prop.club redirect and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool which can check your PC for a wide range of security threats like malware, adwares, potentially unwanted programs as well as adware which redirects your browser to unwanted A02prop.club web site. It will perform a deep scan of your PC including hard drives and Microsoft Windows registry. Once a malicious software is detected, it will help you to remove all detected threats from your machine with a simple click.
- Please go to the following link to download AdwCleaner. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2018
- Once the download is done, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, press “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware that redirects your browser to undesired A02prop.club web site. This procedure may take some time, so please be patient. While the utility is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
- After that process is finished, AdwCleaner will open you the results. Review the scan results and then click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Stop A02prop.club pop-up advertisements and other undesired web-pages
Enabling an ad blocker program such as AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, adblocker programs will also protect you from malicious ads and sites, and, of course, stop redirection chain to A02prop.club and similar sites.
- Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- After downloading is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, press “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or click “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 launch your machine, AdGuard will run automatically and stop popup advertisements, web sites such A02prop.club, 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, which can be found on your desktop.
How to A02prop.club redirect get installed onto PC system
The majority of adware is bundled with free software or even paid applications that World Wide Web users can easily download online. The installers of such applications, in many cases, clearly indicate that they will install additional programs. The option is given to users to block the setup of any optional programs. So, in order to avoid the setup of any adware: read all disclaimers and install screens very carefully, choose only Custom or Advanced install method and uncheck all bundled programs in which you are unsure.
Once you have finished the few simple steps shown above, your personal computer should be free from adware which developed to reroute your web browser to various ad web-sites like A02prop.club and other malicious software. The Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer will no longer redirect you to various intrusive web sites like A02prop.club. 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 in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.