If your web browser is automatically re-directed to a previously unseen site called the Edgedpower.com offering install an questionable browser extension, then you need to know that a malware from the adware family get installed on your computer. In most cases, the undesired application installs on the personal computer in a bundle with freeware that you downloaded and installed from the Web. Once it gets inside your PC, it’ can change some machine’s settings including new tab, homepage and search engine by default in order to redirect your’s internet browser to ad sites or display a large count of annoying pop ups from various third-party ad networks.
While the computer is affected with the adware which causes intrusive Edgedpower.com popup, when you start the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge or open any site, you may see in your browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for Edgedpower.com’, ‘Transferring data from Edgedpower.com’, ‘Looking up Edgedpower.com’, ‘Read Edgedpower.com’, ‘Connected to Edgedpower.com’.
The malicious apps from the adware family that changes the settings of browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer. However, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad supported’ software may alter the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you launch the web browser, instead of your start page, you’ll see the unwanted Edgedpower.com page.
Instructions that is shown below, will help you to clean your computer from the adware as well as delete Edgedpower.com intrusive pop ups from the FF, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge and other web-browsers.
Remove Edgedpower.com pop ups
Without a doubt, the ‘ad supported’ software is harmful to your PC system. So you need to quickly and completely remove this ‘ad supported’ software responsible for Edgedpower.com redirect. To remove this ad supported software, you can use the manual removal guidance which are given below or free malware removal utility like Zemana, MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) or AdwCleaner (all are free). We recommend you use automatic removal way which will allow you to get rid of Edgedpower.com popups easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in personal computer or in the case where adware is not removed automatically. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to shut down your browser or reboot your system.
To remove Edgedpower.com, follow the steps below:
- Remove Edgedpower.com pop-up without any tools
- Delete Edgedpower.com related applications through the Control Panel of your computer
- Fix browser shortcuts, changed by adware
- Delete Edgedpower.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web browser settings
- Get rid of Edgedpower.com pop up from IE
- Remove Edgedpower.com pop-up from Google Chrome
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Remove Edgedpower.com pop ups with freeware
- Use AdBlocker to stop Edgedpower.com and stay safe online
- Method of Edgedpower.com popups intrusion into your computer
- Finish words
Remove Edgedpower.com pop-up without any tools
The useful removal guidance for the Edgedpower.com redirect. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove Edgedpower.com popups let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Delete Edgedpower.com related applications through the Control Panel of your computer
We recommend that you begin the PC cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed software and uninstall all unknown or suspicious apps. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the harmful apps such as ad supported software and browser hijackers may be bundled with freeware. Delete the unwanted apps can get rid of the unwanted ads or internet browser redirect.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category like below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as displayed in the following example.
Very carefully look around the entire list of programs installed on your personal computer. Most likely, one of them is the ‘ad supported’ software that causes internet browsers to open intrusive Edgedpower.com pop ups. If you’ve many applications installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful apps by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as on the image below.
You will see a list of software installed on your personal computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the apps that were installed last. Most likely, it is the ad supported software which causes undesired Edgedpower.com pop ups. If you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. Once the program which you need to uninstall is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as displayed on the image below.
Fix browser shortcuts, changed by adware
Unfortunately, the adware which causes annoying Edgedpower.com pop-up, can also hijack Windows shortcuts (mostly, your browsers shortcut files), so that the Edgedpower.com ad web-site will be opened when you start the Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge or another web browser.
Open the properties of the web-browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of affected internet browser and select 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 on the image 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 shortcut files that have been modified by ad supported software that redirects your web browser to undesired Edgedpower.com web-site, usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as shown on the screen 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 displayed below.
In order to fix the hijacked 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 shortcut files which have been altered by adware responsible for redirecting your browser to Edgedpower.com web-page.
|Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|Firefox||C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe|
|IE||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 web-browsers which are redirected to the Edgedpower.com unwanted web site.
Delete Edgedpower.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web browser settings
Resetting your FF is basic troubleshooting step for any issues with your web browser application, including the redirect to Edgedpower.com web-site.
Press the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as on the image below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, press “Refresh Firefox” button as shown in the following example.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox web browser settings to its original state.
Get rid of Edgedpower.com pop up from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your browser, that installed by an malware.
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the following example. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your machine for the changes to take effect.
Remove Edgedpower.com pop-up from Google Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby recover the internet browser’s settings such as start page, newtab page and default search engine that have been changed by the adware that responsible for browser reroute to the unwanted Edgedpower.com web-site.
- First, start the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will show the Google Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Advanced” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Chrome will display the reset settings dialog box as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted Edgedpower.com 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 malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will display a prompt 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, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as displayed on the screen below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “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 press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove Edgedpower.com pop ups with freeware
There are not many good free anti malware programs with high detection ratio. The effectiveness of malware removal tools depends on various factors, mostly on how often their virus/malware signatures DB are updated in order to effectively detect modern malicious software, adware, hijackers and other potentially unwanted apps. We suggest to run several programs, not just one. These applications that listed below will allow you delete all components of the adware from your disk and Windows registry and thereby remove Edgedpower.com pop ups.
Use Zemana Anti-malware to delete Edgedpower.com
Zemana Anti-malware is a utility which can remove ad supported software, potentially unwanted software, browser hijackers and other malicious software from your PC 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 machine resources.
- Download Zemana Free from the link below. Save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
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- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web-browser will show the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After the downloading process is finished, please close all software and open windows on your PC. Next, run a file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- This will launch the “Setup wizard” of Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) onto your PC. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will start and show the main window.
- Further, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the adware that causes a ton of annoying Edgedpower.com pop ups. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a malware, adware or potentially unwanted apps are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- After the scan get finished, you’ll be opened the list of all detected threats on your PC system.
- When you’re ready, press the “Next” button. The tool will remove adware responsible for redirections to Edgedpower.com and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once the clean-up is complete, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
- Close the Zemana and continue with the next step.
Run Malwarebytes to remove Edgedpower.com popups
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to search for ad supported software and thereby remove Edgedpower.com redirect from your web-browsers. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats present on the personal computer.
Visit the page linked below to download MalwareBytes. Save it to your Desktop.
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After the downloading process is finished, close all apps and windows on your computer. Double-click the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Free on your system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. MalwareBytes Anti-Malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as displayed in the figure below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware responsible for Edgedpower.com redirect. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is complete.
After MalwareBytes AntiMalware has finished scanning, you may check all threats detected on your machine. Review the report and then press “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will delete adware which developed to reroute your internet browser to various ad web-pages such as Edgedpower.com and move threats to the program’s quarantine. When the procedure is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the system.
We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes Free to remove ‘ad supported’ software, browser hijacker infection and other malicious software.
Run AdwCleaner to delete Edgedpower.com pop ups
AdwCleaner is a free removal utility that can be downloaded and run to delete ‘ad supported’ software that causes lots of unwanted Edgedpower.com popups, hijacker infections, malicious software, potentially unwanted apps, toolbars and other threats from your computer. You may run this tool to scan for threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security application.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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When the downloading process is complete, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. After the tool is opened, you will see a screen like below.
Further, click “Scan” button for scanning your PC for the ad-supported software responsible for Edgedpower.com popup. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. When the system scan is finished, AdwCleaner will display a list of detected items as displayed on the screen below.
In order to remove all threats, simply click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box as shown below.
You need to click “OK”. After disinfection is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer. When your machine is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Use AdBlocker to stop Edgedpower.com and stay safe online
We recommend to install an ad blocking program which can block Edgedpower.com and other annoying sites. The ad-blocker utility such as AdGuard is a program that basically removes advertising from the Web and blocks access to malicious web-sites. Moreover, security experts says that using ad blocker software is necessary to stay safe when surfing the World Wide Web.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocking program is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
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Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
When the downloading process is complete, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed in the following example.
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 instructions as on the image below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guidance that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop-up, web pages such Edgedpower.com, as well as other malicious or misleading 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 is located on your desktop.
Method of Edgedpower.com popups intrusion into your computer
Many ad supported software are included in the free programs setup file. In most cases, a user have a chance to disable all included “offers”, but some install packages are developed to confuse the average users, in order to trick them into installing the adware that causes internet browsers to open annoying Edgedpower.com popups. Anyway, easier to prevent the adware rather than clean up your PC after one. So, keep the web browser updated (turn on automatic updates), use a good antivirus software, double check a freeware before you start it (do a google search, scan a downloaded file with VirusTotal), avoid harmful and unknown web-pages.
Now your computer should be clean of the ad-supported software related to Edgedpower.com redirect. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Free (to periodically scan your personal computer for new adwares and other malware) and AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popup and harmful web pages). Moreover, to prevent ad supported softwares, please stay clear of unknown and third party programs, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to find PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Edgedpower.com pop ups related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.