There are many types of malware and one of them is adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). The ad supported software, which causes the appearance of Searchnaiti.ru pop-up advertisements or the redirect to this undesired web-page, have a negative impact on the functioning of your PC. It changes machine settings, generates a large number of various ads, slows down the MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer and the speed of your internet connection. Moreover, it may lead to the fact that pages are slow to load and the browser interface can even freeze. The main function of the ad-supported software is showing advertisements, so it may redirect your browser to an intrusive site like Searchnaiti.ru, instead of the one that you want to visit. Even if you try to type an address into the internet browser’s address bar, then the browser is anyway will open an intrusive ad page.
While the personal computer is infected by the adware which causes annoying Searchnaiti.ru popup advertisements, when you launch the IE, Chrome, Firefox and Edge or open any page, you may see in your web-browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for Searchnaiti.ru’, ‘Transferring data from Searchnaiti.ru’, ‘Looking up Searchnaiti.ru’, ‘Read Searchnaiti.ru’, ‘Connected to Searchnaiti.ru’.
Most often, the ad-supported software hijacks the most common browsers such as the Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome. But such the harmful software as well may hijack another web-browsers by modifying its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web browser’s shortcut). So every time you start the browser, it’ll redirect to the unwanted Searchnaiti.ru site. Even if you setup a new home page, an unwanted webpage will be the first thing you see when you run the Edge, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Chrome.
As evident, the adware is a potentially undesired program and should not be used. If you noticed any of the symptoms mentioned above, we suggest you to follow step-by-step guide below to get rid of the ad-supported software and remove Searchnaiti.ru redirect from your web-browser.
How to remove Searchnaiti.ru pop-up ads
Without a doubt, the adware is harmful to your system. So you need to quickly and completely get rid of this adware responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Searchnaiti.ru web site. To remove this ad-supported software, you may use the manual removal steps which are given below or free malicious software removal utility like Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM), MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) or HitmanPro (all are free). We advise you use automatic removal way that will help you to get rid of Searchnaiti.ru ads easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in system or in the case where ‘ad supported’ software is not removed automatically. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your internet browser or reboot your computer.
To remove Searchnaiti.ru, follow the steps below:
- Delete Searchnaiti.ru redirect without any utilities
- How to automatically get rid of Searchnaiti.ru popups
- How to block Searchnaiti.ru ads
- How can you prevent the Searchnaiti.ru popup ads
- To sum up
Delete Searchnaiti.ru redirect without any utilities
Most common adware may be removed without any antivirus apps. The manual adware removal is few simple steps that will teach you how to delete the Searchnaiti.ru pop-up advertisements.
Delete PUPs through the Windows Control Panel
In order to delete potentially unwanted apps such as this adware, open the Windows Control Panel and click on “Uninstall a program”. Check the list of installed apps. For the ones you do not know, run an Internet search to see if they are ‘ad supported’ software, hijacker or PUPs. If yes, remove them off. Even if they are just a software that you do not use, then removing them off will increase your system start up time and speed dramatically.
Make sure you have closed all web browsers and other apps. Press CTRL, ALT, DEL keys together to open the Windows Task Manager.
Click on the “Processes” tab, look for something questionable that is the adware that causes internet browsers to display intrusive Searchnaiti.ru pop-ups then right-click it and select “End Task” or “End Process” option. Most commonly, malware masks itself to avoid detection by imitating legitimate Windows processes. A process is particularly suspicious: it’s taking up a lot of memory (despite the fact that you closed all of your applications), its name is not familiar to you (if you’re in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for its name in Google, Yahoo or Bing).
Next, delete any unwanted and suspicious applications from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, press the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Select “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of apps installed on your computer. Most likely, one of them is the adware that responsible for browser redirect to the intrusive Searchnaiti.ru web-site. Choose the dubious program or the application that name is not familiar to you and remove it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in MS Windows, select “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Choose the dubious or any unknown software, then press “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this undesired program from your system.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Choose an undesired program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
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 launch your computer, it will open Searchnaiti.ru undesired web page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all harmful tasks which have been created by unwanted software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. 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, click “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 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 delete 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 as displayed below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Fix web-browser shortcuts, modified by adware
Once the adware is started, it can also modify the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar to “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the web browser, it will show an unwanted web site.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut file that you use to open your web-browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the internet browser which is redirected to the Searchnaiti.ru or other intrusive web-page.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The adware that responsible for web-browser redirect to the undesired Searchnaiti.ru page can change the contents of this field, which describes the file to be launch when you start your browser. Depending on the browser you are 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 such as “http://site.addres” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as on the image below.
Next, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you start the web-browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the Searchnaiti.ru webpage or any other intrusive web-sites. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Get rid of Searchnaiti.ru redirect from Internet Explorer
If you find that IE internet browser settings such as new tab, default search engine and homepage having been changed by ad supported software that causes a huge number of intrusive Searchnaiti.ru popup ads, then you may return your settings, via the reset internet browser procedure.
First, run the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove ad supported software that causes multiple annoying pop up ads, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s settings such as homepage, new tab page and default search engine to default state.
Remove Searchnaiti.ru pop-ups from Chrome
If your Google Chrome web-browser is redirected to undesired Searchnaiti.ru web-page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser program to its default settings.
First launch the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will display the Google Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option named “Settings”.
The web browser will open the settings screen. Another method to open the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, as shown on the image below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Chrome will show the confirmation prompt as displayed below.
You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The internet browser will start the process of cleaning. When it’s finished, the internet browser’s settings including homepage, search provider and newtab back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Remove Searchnaiti.ru from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If the Mozilla Firefox web-browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring Mozilla Firefox settings like search provider, start page and new tab page to its default state. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, and open tabs.
First, start the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Further, click the Help button () as on the image 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 Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software that causes multiple unwanted ads. Once, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
How to automatically get rid of Searchnaiti.ru popups
If you’re not expert at computer technology, then all your attempts to remove Searchnaiti.ru pop-ups by following the manual steps above might result in failure. To find and remove all of the ad supported software related files and registry entries that keep this ad supported software on your PC, use free anti-malware software such as Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM), MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) and Hitman Pro from our list below.
How to remove Searchnaiti.ru ads with Zemana Anti-malware
You can download and use the Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) for free. This antimalware utility will scan all the registry entries and files in your system along with the system settings and internet browser add-ons. If it finds any malware, ad-supported software or harmful plugin that is related to Searchnaiti.ru pop-up advertisements then the Zemana Anti Malware will remove them from your machine completely.
Please go to the following link to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Windows. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
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Update: March 3, 2018
When the downloading process is complete, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana will try to update itself and when this task is finished, press the “Scan” button to start checking your computer for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes internet browsers to show unwanted Searchnaiti.ru pop ups.
This task may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the utility is checking, you may see how many objects and files has already scanned. Once you have selected what you want to delete from your computer press “Next” button.
The Zemana will delete adware that responsible for the appearance of Searchnaiti.ru redirect and move items to the program’s quarantine.
Use HitmanPro to get rid of Searchnaiti.ru advertisements from web-browser
Hitman Pro is a portable tool which identifies and deletes undesired applications like browser hijackers, ad-supported software, toolbars, other internet browser extensions and other malicious software. It scans your computer for adware that responsible for browser reroute to the intrusive Searchnaiti.ru website and prepares a list of items marked for removal. Hitman Pro will only uninstall those undesired software that you wish to be removed.
Installing the Hitman Pro is simple. First you’ll need to download Hitman Pro by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
Download and run Hitman Pro on your PC system. Once started, click “Next” button to find out ad-supported software that made to reroute your web browser to various ad websites like Searchnaiti.ru. This task may take some time, so please be patient. While the Hitman Pro utility is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as being affected by malware..
After HitmanPro completes the scan, HitmanPro will open a list of all items found by the scan.
Review the scan results and then click Next button.
It will open a prompt, press the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to delete all malware found.
Run Malwarebytes to get rid of Searchnaiti.ru redirect
We advise using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to detect adware and thereby remove Searchnaiti.ru redirect from your internet browsers. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on the personal computer.
MalwareBytes Free can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
Once downloading is finished, close all apps and windows on your personal computer. Double-click the install file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box 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 machine. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, click Finish button. MalwareBytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the following example.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) program will scan through the whole PC system for the adware that causes internet browsers to show intrusive Searchnaiti.ru popup advertisements. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes Anti Malware application is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
When the scan is finished, MalwareBytes AntiMalware will show you the results. Review the scan results and then click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes will get rid of adware that made to redirect your web-browser to various ad sites such as Searchnaiti.ru and move items to the program’s quarantine. Once finished, you may be prompted to reboot the machine.
We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes to get rid of adware, hijacker infection and other malicious software.
How to block Searchnaiti.ru ads
If you surf the World Wide Web, you cannot avoid malicious advertising. But you can protect your internet browser against it. Download and use an ad blocker program. AdGuard is an adblocker that can filter out lots of of the malicious advertising, blocking dynamic scripts from loading harmful content.
Download AdGuard by clicking on the link below. Save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed on the screen 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 guide as displayed on the image below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick instructions which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block advertisements, Searchnaiti.ru redirect, as well as other malicious 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.
How can you prevent the Searchnaiti.ru popup ads
The ‘ad supported’ software responsible for Searchnaiti.ru redirect, can be categorized as potentially unwanted application (PUA) which usually comes on the machine with other free software. Most often, this undesired program comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their machine has been affected with malware. Please follow the easy rules in order to protect your system from any unwanted software: do not install any suspicious software, read the user agreement and choose only the Custom, Manual or Advanced install option, do not rush to press the Next button. Also, always try to find a review of the program on the Web. Be careful and attentive! If Searchnaiti.ru pop-up ads has already come into your machine, then you need to scan your system for adware and other malware. Use our detailed few simple steps that are listed above.
To sum up
After completing the guide shown above, your PC should be clean from this adware and other malware. The Firefox, Google Chrome, Edge and Internet Explorer will no longer open unwanted Searchnaiti.ru site when you surf the Net. Unfortunately, if the tutorial 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 undesired Searchnaiti.ru pop-up advertisements.