The Chrome.fidelity-info.com is a web page that displays misleading advertising and can redirect to various unwanted web pages. If your web browser opens automatically to the http://chrome.fidelity-info.com/winner-of-today/ web-page then its is possible that an application from the adware (also known as ‘ad supported’ software) family get installed on your machine. The ‘ad supported’ software is an undesired software that is going to display you a large amount of ads and deals. Of course, it is not a malicious software or virus in the “general meaning” of this word. It’ll not delete or damage your files, but it can change some computer’s settings or download and install other harmful apps. So, you’d better to remove adware using the step-by-step guide below and thereby remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop up advertisements.
While the machine is infected by the adware which cause annoying Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop-up advertisements to appear, when you launch the Internet Explorer, Chrome, MS Edge and Firefox or open any site, you may see in your web-browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for Chrome.fidelity-info.com’, ‘Transferring data from Chrome.fidelity-info.com’, ‘Looking up Chrome.fidelity-info.com’, ‘Read Chrome.fidelity-info.com’, ‘Connected to Chrome.fidelity-info.com’.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, some ad supported software to also modify all browsers shortcut files which located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut file will try to reroute your web browser to intrusive ad web pages like Chrome.fidelity-info.com, some of which might be harmful. It can make the whole PC more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
We recommend to delete the adware responsible for redirecting your web browser to Chrome.fidelity-info.com page, as soon as you found this problem, as it can redirect your web browser to web-resources that may load other harmful software on your system.
Remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop-up ads (removal steps)
In many cases ‘ad supported’ software requires more than a simple uninstall with the help of Windows Control panel in order to be fully uninstalled. For that reason, our team designed several removal methods that we have combined in a detailed tutorial. Therefore, if you have the intrusive Chrome.fidelity-info.com advertisements on your system and are currently trying to have it uninstalled then feel free to follow the few simple steps below in order to resolve your problem. Certain of the steps will require you to restart your computer or close this web site. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com, execute the steps below:
- How to manually remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com
- Uninstall Chrome.fidelity-info.com related applications through the Control Panel of your PC system
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Chrome.fidelity-info.com redirect
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Get rid of Chrome.fidelity-info.com ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop up ads from Google Chrome
- Remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com from FF by resetting browser settings
- Scan your personal computer and remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com ads with free tools
- How to block Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop-ups
- How did Chrome.fidelity-info.com popups get on your machine
- To sum up
How to manually remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually remove ‘ad supported’ software that responsible for the appearance of Chrome.fidelity-info.com ads. Even if the tutorial does not work for you, there are several free malicious software removers below that can easily handle such ‘ad supported’ software that redirects your browser to undesired Chrome.fidelity-info.com web-page.
Uninstall Chrome.fidelity-info.com related applications through the Control Panel of your PC system
It is of primary importance to first identify and get rid of all potentially unwanted applications, ‘ad supported’ software apps and browser hijackers through ‘Add/Remove Programs’ (Windows XP) or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 10, 8, 7) section of your MS Windows Control Panel.
Press Windows button , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will show the Windows Control Panel as displayed in the figure below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all software installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any questionable and unknown apps.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Chrome.fidelity-info.com redirect
The ‘ad supported’ software responsible for Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop-ups, can hijack various Windows shortcuts on your desktop (most often, all browsers shortcuts), so in this step you need to check and clean them by removing the argument like http://site.address/.
Right click on the web-browser’s shortcut file, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://site.address” that has been added here. Remove everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
To save changes, click OK . You need to clean all internet browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome and FF.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ‘ad supported’ software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you launch your PC, it will show Chrome.fidelity-info.com undesired web site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all harmful tasks which have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This shows a prompt that 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”, as shown below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be display 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 get rid of 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 program, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then 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 unwanted apps. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
Get rid of Chrome.fidelity-info.com ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
The Microsoft Internet Explorer reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your browser, which installed by an malicious software.
First, open the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect.
Remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop up ads from Google Chrome
If your Chrome web browser is rerouted to undesired Chrome.fidelity-info.com page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser program to its default settings.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed addons. If the list has the add-on labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the 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 shown on the screen below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com from FF by resetting browser settings
If your Mozilla Firefox browser is redirected to Chrome.fidelity-info.com without your permission or an unknown search engine displays results for your search, then it may be time to perform the browser reset.
Press the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu like below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to restore your Firefox web-browser settings to its original state.
Scan your personal computer and remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com ads with free tools
The adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the adware that responsible for the appearance of Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop up ads once again infect your PC. Moreover, We want to note that it is not always safe to delete ad supported software manually, if you don’t have much experience in setting up and configuring the Windows operating system. The best method to scan for and remove adware is to use free malware removal applications.
How to remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware is a utility which can remove adware, potentially unwanted software, hijackers and other malware from your machine 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 PC resources.
- Installing the Zemana Free is simple. First you will need to download Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the link below.
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- Once the download is finished, close all software and windows on your PC. Open a folder in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is complete, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware responsible for redirecting your internet browser to Chrome.fidelity-info.com site. During the scan Zemana will search for threats present on your system.
- After the scanning is complete, the results are displayed in the scan report. Next, you need to click “Next”. After the process is done, you can be prompted to reboot your PC system.
Remove Chrome.fidelity-info.com popups from web-browsers with HitmanPro
All-in-all, HitmanPro is a fantastic utility to free your computer from any unwanted apps such as adware that causes internet browsers to show annoying Chrome.fidelity-info.com popups. The Hitman Pro is portable application that meaning, you don’t need to install it to run it. HitmanPro is compatible with all versions of Windows OS from MS Windows XP to Windows 10. Both 64-bit and 32-bit systems are supported.
- Visit the following page to download Hitman Pro. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
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Update: December 8, 2017
- When the downloading process is complete, double click the HitmanPro icon. Once this tool is started, click “Next” button to perform a system scan for the adware responsible for redirecting your browser to Chrome.fidelity-info.com web-page. Depending on your personal computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour.
- Once the scan is finished, Hitman Pro will show a screen which contains a list of malware that has been found. You may remove items (move to Quarantine) by simply press “Next” button. Now click the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to get rid of all malicious software found.
How to automatically delete Chrome.fidelity-info.com with Malwarebytes
Manual Chrome.fidelity-info.com redirect 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 run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your computer of ad supported software. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malware, PUPs, browser hijacker infections and toolbars that your personal computer can be infected too.
Installing the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) is simple. First you will need to download MalwareBytes by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop.
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Once the downloading process is finished, close all applications and windows on your system. Double-click the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown in the following example, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install MalwareBytes Free on your personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is complete successfully, press Finish button. MalwareBytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as displayed in the figure below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes tool will begin scanning the whole computer to find out adware responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Chrome.fidelity-info.com site. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
Once MalwareBytes has completed scanning, MalwareBytes will produce a list of undesired and ad-supported software. Review the scan results and then click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes will remove ad supported software that causes multiple intrusive popup advertisements and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once the cleaning procedure is complete, you may be prompted to reboot the PC.
We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes to remove ad-supported software, browser hijacker and other malware.
How to block Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop-ups
By installing an ad blocker application like AdGuard, you’re able to stop Chrome.fidelity-info.com, autoplaying video ads and remove a ton of distracting and undesired ads on web pages.
- Download AdGuard on your Windows Desktop from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
- Once downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is complete, press “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will allow 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 start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-ups, web sites such as Chrome.fidelity-info.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 icon called AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
How did Chrome.fidelity-info.com popups get on your machine
Many programs created to open a huge number of unwanted advertisements within your computer’s browser. So, when you installing free software, carefully read the disclaimers, select the Custom or Advanced installation type to watch for bundled applications that are being installed, because certain of the programs are potentially unwanted applications like this ‘ad supported’ software that causes web browsers to display intrusive Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop-ups.
To sum up
Once you’ve finished the guidance outlined above, your personal computer should be clean from this ‘ad supported’ software and other malicious software. The MS Edge, IE, Chrome and FF will no longer open intrusive Chrome.fidelity-info.com web site when you surf the World Wide Web. Unfortunately, if the guidance does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, 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 intrusive Chrome.fidelity-info.com pop-up ads.