Are you seeing Thisclickisforyou.com unknown web site in the Firefox, Chrome, Edge and Internet Explorer every time you use the web browser to surf the Net? It is possible that your computer has become a victim of the undesired software from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) family. The ad supported software looks the entire traffic generated by you and on this basis, it opens a large count of unwanted popups. Currently, this adware are widely spread, due to the fact that most people are trying to find free programs, download and install them on the PC system without proper attention to the fact that the adware can be installed onto the PC along with them.
While your computer is affected with the ad-supported software, the Firefox, Google Chrome, Edge and Internet Explorer may be rerouted to Thisclickisforyou.com unwanted web-site. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may display lots of undesired advertisements. These advertisements will be injected within the content of web-pages that are you opening in your web-browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The ads will appear on all pages, including pages where previously you have never seen any advertising links.
The ad-supported software often change all web browser shortcuts which located on your Desktop to force you visit some annoying ad web sites. As a result, your web browser can still redirect you to an undesired ad site despite your computer is actually free of adware and other malware.
So, obviously, you need to remove the adware as quickly as possible. Use the free guide below. This guide will allow you clean your computer of adware and thereby remove the Thisclickisforyou.com undesired advertisements.
Remove Thisclickisforyou.com redirect
Most commonly ‘ad supported’ software requires more than a simple uninstall through the use of Microsoft Windows Control panel in order to be fully uninstalled. For that reason, our team designed several removal ways which we have combined in a detailed instructions. Therefore, if you’ve the unwanted Thisclickisforyou.com pop-up ads on your system and are currently trying to have it removed then feel free to follow the step-by-step guide below in order to resolve your problem. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web-browser or restart your computer.
To remove Thisclickisforyou.com, execute the following steps:
- Manual Thisclickisforyou.com popups removal
- Delete PUPs through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Clean up the browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by adware
- Get rid of Thisclickisforyou.com redirect from Internet Explorer
- Remove Thisclickisforyou.com pop-up advertisements from Chrome
- Remove Thisclickisforyou.com from FF by resetting web-browser settings
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Run free malware removal utilities to completely delete Thisclickisforyou.com popup advertisements
- How to block Thisclickisforyou.com pop-up advertisements
- Where the Thisclickisforyou.com pop up ads comes from
- To sum up
Manual Thisclickisforyou.com popups removal
Most common ad-supported software may be uninstalled without any antivirus applications. The manual ‘ad supported’ software removal is instructions that will teach you how to remove the Thisclickisforyou.com ads.
Delete PUPs through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
The process of adware removal is generally the same across all versions of Microsoft Windows OS from 10 to XP. To start with, it is necessary to check the list of installed software on your personal computer and delete all unused, unknown and suspicious software.
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 computer. Scroll through the all list, and remove any questionable and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed apps, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Clean up the browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by adware
When installed, this adware that responsible for web-browser reroute to the undesired Thisclickisforyou.com web page, may add an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut file for the Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Due to this, every time you run the web browser, it’ll display an intrusive ad site.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut which you use to run your browser. Next, choose the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the internet browser which is redirected to the Thisclickisforyou.com or other intrusive site.
Further, necessary to look at the text that is written in the “Target” field. The adware related to Thisclickisforyou.com pop up advertisements can replace the contents of this field, which describes the file to be start when you open your web browser. Depending on the web browser you’re using, there should be:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
If you’re seeing an unknown text like “http://site.addres” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as displayed in the following example.
Next, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you open the web-browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the Thisclickisforyou.com web page or any other unwanted sites. Once the step is done, we recommend to go to the next step.
Get rid of Thisclickisforyou.com redirect from Internet Explorer
In order to restore all browser start page, new tab and search engine by default you need to reset the IE to the state, which was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your PC.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as displayed on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of adware responsible for redirections to Thisclickisforyou.com, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as default search engine, newtab page and home page to default state.
Remove Thisclickisforyou.com pop-up advertisements from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to delete the browser hijackers, harmful and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to recover the web browser’s new tab, search engine by default and homepage that have been changed by adware responsible for redirections to Thisclickisforyou.com.
- First launch the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will show the Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then press Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed plugins. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following steps: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is done, your browser’s search provider by default, start page and newtab page will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Thisclickisforyou.com from FF by resetting web-browser settings
If your Mozilla Firefox web browser is re-directed to Thisclickisforyou.com without your permission or an unknown search provider displays results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web browser reset.
First, run the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Next, click the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button as on the image below.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete 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 run your machine, it will display Thisclickisforyou.com intrusive page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all malicious tasks which have been created by unwanted software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This opens 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”, like below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be show 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 harmful task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the malicious application, 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 select Delete like below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by adware. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Run free malware removal utilities to completely delete Thisclickisforyou.com popup advertisements
Many antivirus companies have developed software that allow detect adware and thereby delete Thisclickisforyou.com from the Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer web browsers. Below is a a few of the free programs you may want to use. Your computer can have lots of potentially unwanted applications, adware and browser hijacker infections installed at the same time, so we suggest, if any unwanted or harmful program returns after restarting the machine, then run your PC system into Safe Mode and use the anti-malware utility once again.
How to automatically delete Thisclickisforyou.com pop-up advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
You can remove Thisclickisforyou.com popup advertisements automatically with a help of Zemana Anti-malware. We suggest this malware removal tool because it can easily delete hijackers, PUPs, ‘ad supported’ software which redirects your web-browser to Thisclickisforyou.com site with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Now you can setup and run Zemana Free to get rid of Thisclickisforyou.com popups from your web browser by following the steps below:
Visit the page linked below to download Zemana Anti-Malware installer named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your machine. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Start the installer after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to install this utility on your system.
During setup you can change certain settings, but we recommend you don’t make any changes to default settings.
When install is done, this malware removal utility will automatically run and update itself. You will see its main window as shown on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button to find ad-supported software that causes web browsers to display annoying Thisclickisforyou.com popup advertisements. This procedure may take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done.
Once the scan get completed, Zemana Free will display you the results. Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will remove ad supported software that responsible for internet browser reroute to the unwanted Thisclickisforyou.com web-page. Once that process is finished, you can be prompted to restart your PC to make the change take effect.
Delete Thisclickisforyou.com ads with Malwarebytes
You can delete Thisclickisforyou.com pop ups automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal tool because it can easily remove browser hijackers, ad supported software, potentially unwanted apps and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download MalwareBytes on your MS Windows Desktop from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
When downloading is finished, close all apps and windows on your system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup as on the image below.
When the setup begins, you’ll see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your machine.
Once installation is done, you’ll see window as displayed on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes utility will start scanning the whole personal computer to find out adware that responsible for browser redirect to the undesired Thisclickisforyou.com web site. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC. During the scan MalwareBytes will detect threats present on your computer.
When MalwareBytes Anti Malware has completed scanning your computer, MalwareBytes Free will prepare a list of undesired and adware applications. You may move items to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now start to remove adware which causes intrusive Thisclickisforyou.com pop ups. After the clean up is complete, you may be prompted to restart your computer.
The following video explains steps on how to remove browser hijacker, ad supported software and other malware with MalwareBytes Free.
Scan and free your personal computer of adware with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It can scan and get rid of malware, potentially unwanted applications and ad supported software in Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge web-browsers and thereby remove all intrusive Thisclickisforyou.com pop ups. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove harmful registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
Visit the following page to download AdwCleaner. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: January 8, 2019
After the downloading process is complete, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once the tool is opened, you will see a screen as on the image below.
Further, click “Scan” button to search for ad-supported software that created to reroute your web-browser to various ad sites such as Thisclickisforyou.com. Depending on your PC, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. Once AdwCleaner has finished scanning, a list of all threats detected is prepared as on the image below.
Next, you need to click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt as on the image below.
You need to click “OK”. When finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your personal computer. When your computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to block Thisclickisforyou.com pop-up advertisements
We suggest to install an ad blocker program which may stop Thisclickisforyou.com and other undesired web pages. The ad-blocker tool such as AdGuard is a program which basically removes advertising from the Net and stops access to malicious web sites. Moreover, security experts says that using ad blocker software is necessary to stay safe when surfing the Internet.
- Download AdGuard program on your computer from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- Once the download is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the install is complete, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will allow 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 pop up advertisements, web pages like Thisclickisforyou.com, as well as other harmful or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon called AdGuard, that is located on your desktop.
Where the Thisclickisforyou.com pop up ads comes from
The majority of ad supported software come bundled with free applications or even paid programs which Internet users can easily download online. The setup files of such software, in many cases, clearly indicate that they will install optional applications. The option is given to users to block the install of any third-party applications. So, in order to avoid the install of any ad supported software: read all disclaimers and install screens very carefully, choose only Custom or Advanced install method and uncheck all additional programs in which you are unsure.
To sum up
Now your computer should be clean of the ad supported software that cause annoying Thisclickisforyou.com pop-up ads to appear. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop ups and undesired harmful pages) and Zemana (to periodically scan your PC system for new adwares and other malicious software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Thisclickisforyou.com popup ads from the Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.