Have you become that the web browser occasionally redirects to Imniclip.com website? It is possible that your web browser has become the victim of the potentially unwanted application (PUA) from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) category. The ad supported software is a part of harmful software that made to open a large number of annoying popup advertisements. You need to perform the steps below without a wait. It will clear your personal computer from ad-supported software that generates a large number of popup ads in the web-browser and thus get rid of the redirect to Imniclip.com website.
What is more, the adware related to Imniclip.com redirect, may display ads depend on a web site that you are visiting. That is, it is clear that this ad supported software, without your permission, steals privacy data about you such as: your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Net, which links you are clicking, and much, much more. Even worse, the ad-supported software may monetize its functionality by gathering user information from your surfing sessions. This privacy information, subsequently, can be easily used for marketing purposes. This puts your user info at a security risk.
The malicious software from the adware family that modifies the settings of browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be hijacked too. The adware may modify the Target property of a web browser’s shortcut, so every time you start the web browser, instead of your home page, you’ll see the undesired Imniclip.com web-page.
Instructions that is shown below, will help you to clean your machine from the adware as well as delete Imniclip.com annoying pop ups from the Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, IE and Mozilla Firefox and other browsers.
Remove Imniclip.com redirect (removal tutorial)
In the steps below, we will try to cover the Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome and provide general advice to remove Imniclip.com pop up advertisements. You may find some minor differences in your Microsoft Windows install. No matter, you should be okay if you follow the steps outlined below: delete all suspicious and unknown apps, reset web browsers settings, fix internet browsers shortcuts, remove harmful scheduled tasks, run free malware removal tools. Some of the steps will require you to reboot your computer or exit this webpage. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Imniclip.com, follow the steps below:
- Manual Imniclip.com pop-up advertisements removal
- How to automatically remove Imniclip.com advertisements
- Run AdBlocker to block Imniclip.com and stay safe online
- Where the Imniclip.com popups comes from
- Finish words
Manual Imniclip.com pop-up advertisements removal
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually remove ad-supported software responsible for redirects to Imniclip.com. Even if the instructions does not work for you, there are several free malware removers below that can easily handle such ad supported software that causes multiple undesired ads.
Remove PUPs through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
We advise that you start the PC cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed applications and remove all unknown or questionable applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the harmful applications such as ad supported software and browser hijacker infections may be bundled with free applications. Delete the unwanted apps can get rid of the annoying advertisements or browser redirect.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then press Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as displayed on the screen below.
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image 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’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as displayed below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed applications and delete all questionable and unknown apps. We recommend to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed applications by date. Once you have found anything suspicious that may be the adware that causes annoying Imniclip.com ads or other PUP (potentially unwanted program), then choose this program and press ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the questionable program blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully remove it from your computer.
Remove Imniclip.com redirect from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox internet browser application 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 home page, search engine and newtab page to its default state. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, and open tabs.
Start the Mozilla Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the internet browser screen. Next, press the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will open the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you are unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as displayed in the following example.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software related to Imniclip.com pop up advertisements. When, it’s done, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Imniclip.com popups from Chrome
If your Google Chrome browser is rerouted to undesired Imniclip.com page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser application to its default settings.
- First start the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension 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 Google Chrome menu once again, press the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and press the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is complete, your internet browser’s new tab page, homepage and search provider will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Delete Imniclip.com redirect from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your web-browser, that installed by an malicious software.
First, launch the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer 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 restart your computer for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of adware related to Imniclip.com advertisements, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like newtab page, search provider and startpage to default state.
Fix internet browser shortcuts, changed by adware
After the ad-supported software is started, it can also change the internet browser’s shortcut files, adding an argument similar to “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the web-browser, it will show an unwanted web-site.
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut file which you use to launch your internet browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut file for the web-browser which is redirected to the Imniclip.com or other intrusive web-page.
Further, necessary to look at the text that is written in the “Target” field. The adware that causes tons of undesired Imniclip.com pop up advertisements can modify the contents of this field, which describes the file to be launch when you launch your web-browser. Depending on the internet browser you are using, there should be:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
If you are seeing an unknown text like “http://site.addres” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as shown below.
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 Imniclip.com site or any other unwanted sites. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
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 run your computer, it will display Imniclip.com annoying web page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all malicious tasks which have been created by malicious applications.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This opens a prompt that titled as 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”, as shown on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please choose the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your personal computer. 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 ‘ad-supported’ apps, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to delete, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete like below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ apps. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically remove Imniclip.com advertisements
The adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and get rid of completely. This can lead to the fact that after some time, the adware which developed to redirect your internet browser to various ad web pages like Imniclip.com again infect your PC. Moreover, We want to note that it is not always safe to remove adware manually, if you don’t have much experience in setting up and configuring the MS Windows operating system. The best solution to detect and remove ad-supported software is to run free malware removal software.
Automatically remove Imniclip.com ads with Zemana Anti-malware
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to scan for and delete Imniclip.com popup ads from the MS Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats present on your computer.
- Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Windows. Save it on your Desktop.
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- When the downloading process is complete, close all programs and windows on your computer. 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 installation is finished, click the “Scan” button . Zemana Anti-Malware application will scan through the whole personal computer for the adware which redirects your web browser to undesired Imniclip.com site. When a malicious software, adware or potentially unwanted apps are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- As the scanning ends, the results are displayed in the scan report. When you’re ready, click “Next”. When finished, you can be prompted to restart your PC system.
Use HitmanPro to get rid of Imniclip.com advertisements from browser
HitmanPro will help get rid of adware related to Imniclip.com ads that slow down your machine. The browser hijacker infections, ad-supported software and other potentially unwanted applications slow your web-browser down and try to force you into clicking on malicious ads and links. Hitman Pro removes the ‘ad supported’ software and lets you enjoy your computer without Imniclip.com pop-up ads.
Click the following link to download HitmanPro. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Update: December 8, 2017
Once the download is complete, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. When the tool is started, you will see a screen as shown on the image below.
Further, click “Next” button for checking your computer for the ad-supported software that cause undesired Imniclip.com pop-ups to appear. After that process is done, you can check all threats detected on your PC system like below.
When you’re ready, click “Next” button. It will show a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button.
Use Malwarebytes to delete Imniclip.com pop-up ads
You can remove Imniclip.com pop up advertisements automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal tool because it can easily remove hijackers, adware, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of MalwareBytes Free for Windows. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Update: March 20, 2018
After downloading is finished, close all windows on your PC. Further, launch the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti-Malware will automatically start and you can see its main window as on the image below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your system for the ad-supported software that causes multiple unwanted pop up ads. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly.
After that process is done, MalwareBytes AntiMalware will open a screen which contains a list of malware that has been detected. You may remove threats (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes will begin to remove adware that made to reroute your browser to various ad web sites such as Imniclip.com. When the clean up is finished, you can be prompted to restart your PC system. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes to delete browser hijackers, adware and other malicious software.
Run AdBlocker to block Imniclip.com and stay safe online
It’s also critical to protect your web browsers from malicious pages and advertisements by using an ad blocking application like AdGuard. Security experts says that it’ll greatly reduce the risk of malware, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
- Please go to the following link to download the latest version of AdGuard for Microsoft Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
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- After the download is finished, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will assist 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 advertisements, Imniclip.com redirect, as well as other malicious or misleading pages. 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, that is located on your desktop.
Where the Imniclip.com popups comes from
Now your computer should be free of the ad supported software that causes a huge count of annoying Imniclip.com popup ads. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop ups and undesired harmful sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your 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 Imniclip.com ads from the Microsoft Edge, Firefox, IE and Chrome, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.