If your Chrome, IE, MS Edge and Firefox randomly opens the Takyake.ru, then you need to know that your PC system has become a victim of an undesired software from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) family. The adware will modify your browser’s search provider by default, start page and newtab page or install an undesired internet browser addon so that it’ll often show lots of intrusive Takyake.ru popups. If you would like to free your machine of ad-supported software and thus remove Takyake.ru advertisements and are unable to do so, you can use the steps below to detect and remove this ad-supported software and any other malicious software for free.
As well as undesired web browser redirects to Takyake.ru, the adware can gather your Internet surfing activity by recording URLs visited, IP addresses, web-browser version and type, cookie information, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and pages visited. Such kind of behavior can lead to serious security problems or user info theft. This is another reason why the ad supported software that causes multiple annoying pop-up advertisements, is categorized as PUP (potentially unwanted program).
The ‘ad supported’ software usually hijacks only the Firefox, IE, MS Edge and Chrome by modifying the web browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions. Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be infected too. The ad supported software will perform a scan of the computer for internet browser shortcut files and modify them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you launch the web-browser, you will see an annoying Takyake.ru website.
So, obviously, you need to delete the ad supported software as quickly as possible. Use the free step-by-step tutorial below. This guide will allow you clean your computer of adware and thereby delete the Takyake.ru intrusive popups.
Remove Takyake.ru redirect
Even if you’ve the up-to-date classic antivirus installed, and you’ve checked your machine for malware and removed anything found, you need to do the instructions below. The Takyake.ru popup ads removal is not simple as installing another antivirus. Classic antivirus apps are not created to run together and will conflict with each other, or possibly crash MS Windows. Instead we suggest complete the manual steps below after that run Zemana Free, MalwareBytes or HitmanPro, which are free software dedicated to look for and delete ‘ad supported’ software that causes web-browsers to open unwanted Takyake.ru advertisements. Run these utilities to ensure the adware is removed.
To remove Takyake.ru, perform the steps below:
- Manual Takyake.ru redirect removal
- Remove Takyake.ru associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Fix internet browser shortcuts, changed by ad supported software
- Remove Takyake.ru popup advertisements from Chrome
- Remove Takyake.ru pop up advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Remove Takyake.ru redirect from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Takyake.ru ads automatic removal
- Stop Takyake.ru pop-up advertisements and other annoying sites
- Method of Takyake.ru popup ads intrusion into your PC system
- Finish words
Manual Takyake.ru redirect removal
Most common adware may be removed without any antivirus programs. The manual ad supported software removal is guidance that will teach you how to get rid of the Takyake.ru redirect.
Remove Takyake.ru associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the application that causes the appearance of intrusive advertisements or internet browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Press Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as displayed on the screen below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all software installed on your computer. Scroll through the all list, and delete any questionable and unknown applications.
Fix internet browser shortcuts, changed by ad supported software
Once the adware is started, it can also alter the web browser’s shortcut files, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the web-browser, it will open an annoying web-site.
Right click to a desktop shortcut file for your affected browser. Select the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The ad supported software that causes web-browsers to open intrusive Takyake.ru pop-up ads can rewrite it. If you are seeing something such as “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as displayed on the screen below.
Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web-browser shortcuts that redirects to an intrusive webpages. When you’ve completed, go to next step.
Remove Takyake.ru popup advertisements from Chrome
If your Chrome web browser is re-directed to intrusive Takyake.ru page, it may be necessary to completely reset your browser program to its default settings.
- First start the Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will show the Google Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed extensions. If the list has the add-on 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.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your web-browser’s search provider, newtab page and home page will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Takyake.ru pop up advertisements from Internet Explorer
In order to restore all internet browser new tab page, search provider and start page you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your system.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Remove Takyake.ru redirect from Mozilla Firefox
The Firefox reset will keep your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, restore preferences and security settings, get rid of redirections to unwanted Takyake.ru web page and ad supported software.
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 displayed on the screen below.
A small menu will appear, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown in the figure below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to return your Mozilla Firefox browser settings to its original state.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the intrusive Takyake.ru website opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will display a prompt 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, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the figure below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, press 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 is a component of the malicious program, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the following example.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by unwanted programs. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Takyake.ru ads automatic removal
Use malware removal utilities to get rid of Takyake.ru advertisements automatically. The free applications tools specially designed for browser hijacker infections, adware and other potentially unwanted software removal. These utilities can remove most of adware from Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox. Moreover, it may remove all components of ad-supported software from Windows registry and system drives.
Automatically remove Takyake.ru redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware that are completely clean your system of the ‘ad supported’ software. The utility is an advanced malware removal application designed by (c) Zemana lab. It is able to help you get rid of potentially unwanted applications, hijacker infections, malicious software, toolbars, ransomware and adware that causes a large amount of unwanted Takyake.ru pop up advertisements.
Please go to the link below to download Zemana AntiMalware. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
When downloading is complete, close all applications and windows on your machine. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown on the screen below.
When the setup starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana Free on your PC.
Once installation is finished, you will see window as on the image below.
Now press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes unwanted Takyake.ru pop-up advertisements. While the tool is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
When that process is done, Zemana Free will show you the results. 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 Anti Malware (ZAM) will get rid of ad-supported software responsible for Takyake.ru pop-ups and add threats to the Quarantine.
Run HitmanPro to remove Takyake.ru ads from web browser
Hitman Pro is a free removal tool. It deletes potentially unwanted programs, ad supported software, hijacker infections and undesired internet browser add-ons. It’ll identify and remove adware which created to reroute your internet browser to various ad web-pages such as Takyake.ru. HitmanPro uses very small computer resources and is a portable program. Moreover, Hitman Pro does add another layer of malware protection.
Installing the HitmanPro is simple. First you will need to download Hitman Pro on your Windows Desktop from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
Download and use HitmanPro on your personal computer. Once started, press “Next” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ad-supported software responsible for redirecting your browser to Takyake.ru site. This process may take some time, so please be patient. While the HitmanPro utility is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as being infected by malware..
As the scanning ends, the results are displayed in the scan report.
In order to remove all threats, simply click Next button.
It will open a prompt, press the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to get rid of all malware found.
Scan and clean your computer of adware with Malwarebytes
Get rid of Takyake.ru redirect manually is difficult and often the ad-supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we advise you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free program will help you to delete malicious software, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and browser hijacker infections that your system can be infected too.
- Please go to the following link to download the latest version of MalwareBytes for Windows. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web browser will display the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- Once the download is finished, please close all software and open windows on your PC. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup.
- This will open the “Setup wizard” of MalwareBytes Free onto your machine. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) will open and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button to detect ad supported software responsible for redirections to Takyake.ru. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the MalwareBytes tool is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as being affected by malware.
- When the system scan is finished, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will open a scan report.
- When you’re ready, click the “Quarantine Selected” button. Once finished, you may be prompted to restart the PC.
- Close the Anti Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Stop Takyake.ru pop-up advertisements and other annoying sites
We recommend to install an adblocker program which may block Takyake.ru and other annoying pages. The adblocker utility like 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-blocking apps is necessary to stay safe when surfing the Internet.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After the downloading process is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the following example.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is done, you will see a window as displayed in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that 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 start your computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block ads, web-pages like Takyake.ru, as well as other harmful or misleading webpages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
Method of Takyake.ru popup ads intrusion into your PC system
Most of annoying pop up ads like Takyake.ru advertisements come from internet browser toolbars, web browser extensions, BHOs (browser helper objects) and optional apps. Most commonly, these items claim itself as applications that improve your experience on the Internet by providing a fast and interactive start page or a search engine that does not track you. Remember, how to avoid the unwanted applications. Be cautious, start only reputable software which download from reputable sources. NEVER install any unknown and suspicious apps.
Now your personal computer should be clean of the ‘ad supported’ software responsible for Takyake.ru pop-ups. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-ups and undesired malicious web sites) and Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your computer 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 get rid of Takyake.ru popup advertisements from the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.