Are you seeing Aungoutsy.com pop-up ads in the Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Chrome every time you use the web-browser to browse the Internet? This means that your internet browser has become the victim of the ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). The adware looks the entire traffic generated by you and on this basis, it opens a ton of unwanted ads. Currently, this adware are widely spread, due to the fact that most people are trying to find freeware, download and install them on the machine without proper attention to the fact that the adware can be installed onto the computer along with them.
The adware responsible for redirections to Aungoutsy.com, is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, alters internet browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the ‘ad supported’ software can install additional internet browser plugins and modules that will inject ads within the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE and Edge’s screen. Moreover, the adware may install web-browser hijacker that once started, will change the browser’s start page and search engine. The worst is, the ad supported software can collect a wide variety of your confidential information such as what web-sites you are opening, what you are looking for the Internet and so on. This confidential information, later, may be sold to third party companies.
The adware usually infects only the Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer by changing the browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions. Moreover, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be infected too. The adware will perform a scan of the machine for web-browser shortcuts and alter them without your permission. When it infects the web-browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you open the web-browser, you’ll see an undesired Aungoutsy.com site.
Instructions which is shown below, will allow you to clean your computer from the ‘ad supported’ software as well as delete Aungoutsy.com undesired pop-up advertisements from the Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer and other browsers.
Remove Aungoutsy.com redirect (removal steps)
In the steps below, we’ll try to cover the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge and provide general help to remove Aungoutsy.com popup ads. You may find some minor differences in your MS Windows install. No matter, you should be okay if you follow the steps outlined below: delete all suspicious and unknown programs, reset web browsers settings, fix web browsers shortcuts, get rid of harmful scheduled tasks, run free malicious software removal utilities. Some of the steps will require you to reboot your personal computer or exit this webpage. So, read this guide carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Aungoutsy.com, complete the steps below:
- How to get rid of Aungoutsy.com pop up advertisements without any software
- Uninstall Aungoutsy.com related applications through the Control Panel of your computer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Remove Aungoutsy.com pop up advertisements from Firefox
- Remove Aungoutsy.com redirect from Google Chrome
- Remove Aungoutsy.com redirect from Internet Explorer
- Fix infected browsers shortcuts to remove Aungoutsy.com redirect
- How to delete Aungoutsy.com popup ads with free programs
- How to stop Aungoutsy.com pop-up advertisements
- Where the Aungoutsy.com pop-up advertisements comes from
- To sum up
How to get rid of Aungoutsy.com pop up advertisements without any software
If you perform exactly the tutorial below you should be able to delete the Aungoutsy.com ads from the Google Chrome, MS Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers.
Uninstall Aungoutsy.com related applications through the Control Panel of your computer
Check out the MS Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed software. We advise to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of apps by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and suspicious programs, they are the ones you need to delete.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as displayed on the image below.
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category like below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right as displayed below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Microsoft Windows 7 or Vista) as on the image below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed software and get rid of all suspicious and unknown programs. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed programs by date. When you’ve found anything questionable that may be the adware that responsible for internet browser redirect to the unwanted Aungoutsy.com web site or other potentially unwanted application (PUA), then choose this program and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the dubious application blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to completely remove it from your system.
Remove 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 start your system, it will display Aungoutsy.com undesired page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all harmful tasks which have been created by malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This displays a dialog box that titled with 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 shown on the screen 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 PC. 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 adware, 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 like below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove Aungoutsy.com pop up advertisements from Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings such as newtab, start page and search provider have been modified by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, open the Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware which redirects your internet browser to intrusive Aungoutsy.com web site. When, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Aungoutsy.com redirect from Google Chrome
Use the Reset internet browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings like new tab, search engine and startpage to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, in the case of web-browser redirects to intrusive ad web-sites like Aungoutsy.com.
- First launch the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click 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 tutorial: 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 press “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this process is complete, your web-browser’s search provider, startpage and new tab will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Aungoutsy.com redirect from Internet Explorer
In order to restore all internet browser search engine, homepage and new tab you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your PC.
First, start the IE, press ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The IE will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of adware that responsible for the appearance of Aungoutsy.com redirect, disable malicious and ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as newtab page, home page and search provider by default to default state.
Fix infected browsers shortcuts to remove Aungoutsy.com redirect
The ‘ad supported’ software that causes a large amount of unwanted Aungoutsy.com pop ups, may hijack various Windows shortcut files on your desktop (most often, all web-browsers shortcuts), so in this step you need to check and clean them by removing the argument like http://site.address/.
To clear the web-browser shortcut file, right-click to it and choose Properties. 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 similar to “http://site.address” which has been added here. You need to delete it.
When the text is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcut files of all your web-browsers, as they may be infected too.
How to delete Aungoutsy.com popup ads with free programs
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete adware which cause unwanted Aungoutsy.com pop ups to appear. So, we suggest to scan your PC for any remaining harmful components with free ad supported software removal software below.
How to automatically remove Aungoutsy.com popup advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
You can download and use the Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) for free. This anti-malware utility will scan all the Windows registry items and files in your computer along with the system settings and web browser plugins. If it finds any malicious software, ‘ad supported’ software or harmful extension that is causing a large amount of undesired Aungoutsy.com advertisements then the Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will delete them from your computer completely.
Please go to the following link to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Windows. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
After the downloading process is complete, close all programs and windows on your personal computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown on the screen below.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Anti Malware on your PC.
Once install is finished, you will see window like below.
Now press the “Scan” button for scanning your PC for the ad supported software that causes browsers to open undesired Aungoutsy.com pop-up ads. This procedure may take some time, so please be patient. While the Zemana tool is checking, you may see count of objects it has identified as being affected by malicious software.
After Zemana Anti-Malware completes the scan, Zemana Anti Malware will produce a list of undesired and adware. Next, you need to click “Next” button.
The Zemana will start to remove ad supported software that redirects your web browser to annoying Aungoutsy.com website.
Scan and free your personal computer of adware with Hitman Pro
Hitman Pro is a free tool that can identify adware which made to redirect your internet browser to various ad pages such as Aungoutsy.com. It is not always easy to locate all the junk applications that your personal computer might have picked up on the Internet. HitmanPro will scan for the adware, browser hijackers and other malicious software you need to uninstall.
Installing the HitmanPro is simple. First you’ll need to download HitmanPro on your PC from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
When downloading is complete, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. Once the tool is opened, you will see a screen as displayed in the figure below.
Further, press “Next” button . HitmanPro tool will begin scanning the whole PC system to find out ad-supported software responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Aungoutsy.com page. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. Once the checking is complete, HitmanPro will display a scan report like below.
All found items will be marked. You can delete them all by simply click “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button.
Automatically remove Aungoutsy.com pop-up advertisements with Malwarebytes
You can remove Aungoutsy.com ads automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malicious software removal utility because it can easily delete browser hijackers, ad supported software, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) by clicking on the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
Once the downloading process is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes Free will try to update itself and when this task is finished, press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ad-supported software that causes multiple unwanted popup ads. This process can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done. All found items will be marked. You can remove them all by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) is a free program that you can use to delete all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal utility, we recommend you to read and follow the guide or the video guide below.
How to stop Aungoutsy.com pop-up advertisements
To put it simply, you need to use an ad blocking tool (AdGuard, for example). It’ll block and protect you from all annoying web sites such as Aungoutsy.com, advertisements and pop-ups. To be able to do that, the ad-blocker program uses a list of filters. Each filter is a rule that describes a malicious webpage, an advertising content, a banner and others. The ad-blocker application automatically uses these filters, depending on the websites you’re visiting.
Visit the page linked below to download AdGuard. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
When the download is finished, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed below.
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 guidance as shown on the image below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guidance which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your PC, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop advertisements, Aungoutsy.com redirect, 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 is located on your desktop.
Where the Aungoutsy.com pop-up advertisements comes from
Most of annoying pop up advertisements such as Aungoutsy.com ads come from browser toolbars, web-browser extensions, BHOs (browser helper objects) and additional apps. In most cases, these items claim itself as apps which 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 programs which download from reputable sources. NEVER install any unknown and suspicious programs.
To sum up
Now your computer should be clean of the adware that responsible for internet browser redirect to the unwanted Aungoutsy.com web-page. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-up ads and unwanted malicious pages) and Zemana (to periodically scan your computer for new ‘ad supported’ softwares and other malware). 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 Aungoutsy.com ads from the Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome and Firefox, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.