The appearance of intrusive Fresh-info.news pop-ups and notifications in your web-browser means that your PC has been infected with the adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). It makes changes to the PC settings and configures itself so as to start automatically each time the personal computer is turned on. Immediately after startup, the ‘ad supported’ software begins to monitor the user’s actions and insert ads directly into the open windows of the Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. So, if you notice that the internet browser itself redirects to the Fresh-info.news page, then you do not need to wait . Follow the steps below and remove Fresh-info.news redirect as soon as possible.
The ad supported software that causes a huge count of annoying Fresh-info.news pop up ads, is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, alters web browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the adware can install additional web browser extensions and modules that will inject sponsored links within the Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox’s screen.
The worst is, the adware has the ability to collect lots of user data such as what web-pages you are opening, what you are looking for the Net and so on. This confidential information, later, may be transferred third party companies.
The ad-supported software often modify all web-browser shortcut files which located on your Desktop to force you visit certain undesired ad web-pages. As a result, your internet browser can still redirect you to an intrusive ad web-page despite your machine is actually free of ad-supported software and other malicious software.
Therefore, the ad-supported software is quite dangerous. So, we suggest you delete it from your computer ASAP. Follow the guide presented below to delete Fresh-info.news redirect from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, MS Edge and Mozilla Firefox.
Remove Fresh-info.news pop-ups
There are several steps to deleting the ad supported software that responsible for browser reroute to the undesired Fresh-info.news web page, because it installs itself so deeply into Microsoft Windows. You need to uninstall all suspicious and unknown apps, then get rid of harmful extensions from the Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer and Chrome and other web-browsers you have installed. Finally, you need to reset your web browser settings to get rid of any changes the ad-supported software has made, and then scan your computer with Zemana Free, MalwareBytes or HitmanPro to ensure the adware is fully removed. It will take a while.
To remove Fresh-info.news, complete the following steps:
- Manual Fresh-info.news ads removal
- Remove Fresh-info.news related apps through the Control Panel of your PC
- Remove Fresh-info.news popups from Firefox
- Remove Fresh-info.news redirect from Chrome
- Remove Fresh-info.news popups from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Fresh-info.news redirect
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Remove Fresh-info.news pop ups with free software
- How to stop Fresh-info.news popups
- Do not know how your web-browser has been hijacked by Fresh-info.news pop-ups?
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Manual Fresh-info.news ads removal
These steps to remove Fresh-info.news pop-ups without any apps are presented below. Be sure to carry out the step-by-step tutorial completely to fully get rid of this adware that responsible for the appearance of Fresh-info.news popups.
Remove Fresh-info.news related apps through the Control Panel of your PC
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the program that causes the appearance of intrusive advertisements or web-browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as displayed in the figure below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of programs installed on your computer. Most probably, one of them is the adware that responsible for web-browser redirect to the unwanted Fresh-info.news website. If you’ve many applications installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful programs by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a questionable, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as displayed below.
You will see a list of programs installed on your machine. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the software that were installed last. Most likely, it’s the adware that designed to reroute your web-browser to various ad web-sites like Fresh-info.news. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. Once the application which you need to remove is found, simply press on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as on the image below.
Remove Fresh-info.news popups from Firefox
If Mozilla Firefox settings are hijacked by the adware, your web browser displays unwanted popup advertisements, then ‘Reset Firefox’ could solve these problems. It will keep your personal information like browsing history, bookmarks, passwords and web form auto-fill data.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Next, click the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed in the following example.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Fresh-info.news redirect from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to delete the ad-supported software, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to restore the browser’s new tab, home page and default search provider that have been changed by ad-supported software responsible for redirecting your browser to Fresh-info.news web-site.
- First, run the Google Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then click 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 guide: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press “Advanced” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the internet browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Fresh-info.news popups from Internet Explorer
The IE reset is great if your web browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your browser, that installed by an malware.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The IE will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Fresh-info.news redirect
After the ‘ad supported’ software is started, it can also alter the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the web browser, it will show an annoying web-page.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your affected internet browser. Select the “Properties” option. It will display the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The ad-supported software responsible for redirecting your browser to Fresh-info.news web-page can change it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as shown in the following example.
Once is finished, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for internet browser shortcuts that reroutes to an intrusive sites. When you have finished, go to next step.
Delete 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 PC, it will show Fresh-info.news unwanted site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all malicious tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ applications.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This displays 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 on the image 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 delete this harmful task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s 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 malicious applications. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove Fresh-info.news pop ups with free software
Many antivirus companies have made apps that help detect ad supported software and thereby delete Fresh-info.news from the Internet Explorer, Firefox, MS Edge and Chrome web-browsers. Below is a a few of the free programs you may want to run. Your system can have tons of PUPs, adware and browser hijackers installed at the same time, so we recommend, if any unwanted or malicious program returns after rebooting the machine, then run your computer into Safe Mode and run the anti malware utility once again.
Get rid of Fresh-info.news pop up ads with Zemana Anti-malware
You can remove Fresh-info.news redirect automatically with a help of Zemana Anti-malware. We recommend this malware removal tool because it may easily delete hijackers, potentially unwanted programs, adware that redirects your browser to Fresh-info.news webpage with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Zemana can be downloaded from the following link. Save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
When the download is finished, 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 like below.
When the install begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Zemana Anti-Malware on your personal computer.
Once install is finished, you will see window as displayed on the screen below.
Now press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that redirects your browser to undesired Fresh-info.news page. This procedure may take some time, so please be patient. During the scan Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will scan for threats exist on your computer.
When Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) has completed scanning your personal computer, you can check all items found on your machine. When you are ready, click “Next” button.
The Zemana will start to remove ad-supported software that responsible for the appearance of Fresh-info.news pop up advertisements.
Run HitmanPro to remove Fresh-info.news pop-up ads from internet browser
Hitman Pro will help delete adware that causes undesired Fresh-info.news ads that slow down your machine. The browser hijackers, adware and other PUPs slow your web browser down and try to force you into clicking on malicious ads and links. HitmanPro removes the adware and lets you enjoy your computer without Fresh-info.news advertisements.
Hitman Pro can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
When downloading is done, open the file location and double-click the HitmanPro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro tool. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to launch the application, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” . Hitman Pro tool will begin scanning the whole machine to find out adware responsible for redirecting your web browser to Fresh-info.news site. When a malicious software, ‘ad supported’ software or PUPs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is complete.
After the system scan is finished, HitmanPro will display a screen which contains a list of malware that has been found as shown below.
Next, you need to press “Next” button. It will show a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will begin to delete ad supported software that responsible for browser redirect to the undesired Fresh-info.news website. When the procedure is finished, the tool may ask you to restart your personal computer.
Use Malwarebytes to delete Fresh-info.news redirect
Manual Fresh-info.news pop ups removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the ‘ad supported’ software can be not completely removed. We advise that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your computer of adware. Moreover, the free program will allow you to delete malicious software, PUPs, hijackers and toolbars that your PC system may be infected too.
- Visit the following page to download MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM). Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Update: March 20, 2018
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your internet browser will display the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When downloading is finished, please close all software and open windows on your computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will launch the “Setup wizard” of MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) onto your PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes will open and show the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that cause intrusive Fresh-info.news pop up ads to appear. This task can take some time, so please be patient. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- After finished, MalwareBytes Anti Malware will create a list of undesired and adware.
- You may delete items (move to Quarantine) by simply press the “Quarantine Selected” button. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to reboot the personal computer.
- Close the AntiMalware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
How to stop Fresh-info.news popups
If you want to remove intrusive ads, browser redirections and pop-ups, then install an ad blocker program such as AdGuard. It can block Fresh-info.news, ads, popups and stop websites from tracking your online activities when using the Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, IE and Chrome. So, if you like browse the Net, but you don’t like undesired ads and want to protect your computer from malicious sites, then the AdGuard is your best choice.
Download AdGuard on your Microsoft Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as on the image 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 displayed in the following example.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-ups, web-pages like Fresh-info.news, as well as other harmful or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which may be found on your desktop.
Do not know how your web-browser has been hijacked by Fresh-info.news pop-ups?
Now your personal computer should be clean of the adware that responsible for internet browser redirect to the undesired Fresh-info.news page. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop up advertisements and annoying malicious web-sites) and Zemana Anti Malware (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 Fresh-info.news redirect from the Chrome, Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.