If your browser gets redirected to questionable web-site named Registertheapps.site or lots of advertisements are displayed where they should not be then most probably that a potentially unwanted application (PUA) from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) category get installed on your personal computer. Ad supported software is a potentially unwanted application (PUA) that created to display unwanted advertisements on the infected PC system. In this blog post we will discuss what adware is and how can you get rid of Registertheapps.site popups from the Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, MS Edge and Chrome manually or with free ad-supported software removal utilities compatible with Microsoft Windows 10 (8, 7 and XP).
While the computer is infected with the adware responsible for Registertheapps.site redirect, when you run the Internet Explorer, Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox or open any website, you may see in your internet browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for Registertheapps.site’, ‘Transferring data from Registertheapps.site’, ‘Looking up Registertheapps.site’, ‘Read Registertheapps.site’, ‘Connected to Registertheapps.site’.
Most often, the ad-supported software infects the most common web-browsers like the Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. But such the malicious software as well may hijack another browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a browser’s shortcut). So every time you open the web browser, it’ll redirect to the unwanted Registertheapps.site website. Even if you setup a new homepage, an undesired web-site will be the first thing you see when you open the Firefox, Chrome, Edge and Internet Explorer.
So, if you happen to encounter unwanted pop-up advertisements, then be quick and take effort to delete adware that cause undesired pop-ups to appear immediately. Follow the step-by-step tutorial below to remove Registertheapps.site pop-up advertisements. Let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Remove Registertheapps.site pop-up ads (removal guidance)
Fortunately, it is not hard to remove ‘ad supported’ software which causes undesired Registertheapps.site pop up advertisements. In the following steps, we will provide two solutions to free your computer of this ‘ad supported’ software. One is the manual removal solution and the other is automatic removal solution. You can select the method that best fits you. Please follow the removal steps below to remove Registertheapps.site pop-ups right now!
To remove Registertheapps.site, use the following steps:
- Manual Registertheapps.site popup advertisements removal
- Scan your machine and remove Registertheapps.site redirect with free tools
- How to block Registertheapps.site pop up ads
- Prevent Registertheapps.site pop up ads from installing
- Finish words
Manual Registertheapps.site popup advertisements removal
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually remove ad-supported software that developed to redirect your internet browser to various ad webpages such as Registertheapps.site. Even if the steps does not work for you, there are several free malicious software removers below that can easily handle such adware responsible for redirects to Registertheapps.site.
Remove potentially unwanted applications using MS Windows Control Panel
First method for manual adware removal is to go into the Windows “Control Panel”, then “Uninstall a program” console. Take a look at the list of applications on your computer and see if there are any questionable and unknown applications. If you see any, you need to delete them. Of course, before doing so, you can do an World Wide Web search to find details on the program. If it is a potentially unwanted program, adware or malware, you will likely find information that says so.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown on the screen below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as displayed in the following example.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and select 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 programs and delete all dubious and unknown applications. We recommend to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed applications by date. Once you’ve found anything suspicious that may be the adware responsible for redirections to Registertheapps.site 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 run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully delete it from your personal computer.
Delete Registertheapps.site pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer browser settings such as start page, new tab and default search engine had been modified by adware which made to redirect your internet browser to various ad webpages such as Registertheapps.site, then you may return your settings, via the reset browser procedure.
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as displayed on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open 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 PC for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of adware which causes unwanted Registertheapps.site popup advertisements, disable malicious and ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s settings like homepage, search engine by default and newtab page to default state.
Remove Registertheapps.site from Firefox by resetting browser settings
The Mozilla Firefox reset will delete redirects to annoying Registertheapps.site site, modified preferences, extensions and security settings. Essential information like bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, cookies, auto-fill data and personal dictionaries will not be removed.
Click 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 in the figure below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to restore your Firefox internet browser settings to their original settings.
Remove Registertheapps.site advertisements from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the browser hijacker infections, malicious and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to restore the web-browser’s search engine by default, newtab page and homepage that have been changed by adware which created to redirect your web browser to various ad websites such as Registertheapps.site.
- First, run the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed add-ons. 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 Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Advanced” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Chrome will display the reset settings prompt as on the image above.
- Confirm the internet browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Scan your machine and remove Registertheapps.site redirect with free tools
Use malware removal tools to get rid of Registertheapps.site pop-ups automatically. The freeware tools specially made for hijackers, adware and other potentially unwanted programs removal. These utilities can remove most of ‘ad supported’ software from Firefox, MS Edge, Internet Explorer and Chrome. Moreover, it can remove all components of adware from Windows registry and system drives.
Scan and clean your internet browser of Registertheapps.site pop-ups with Zemana Anti-malware
You can download and use the Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) for free. This anti-malware tool will scan all the registry entries and files in your machine along with the system settings and web browser addons. If it finds any malware, ad supported software or harmful extension that is responsible for the appearance of Registertheapps.site redirect then the Zemana Free will get rid of them from your machine completely.
- Zemana Free 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
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your browser will open the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- Once downloading is finished, please close all apps and open windows on your computer. Next, launch a file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- This will run the “Setup wizard” of Zemana Free onto your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Zemana will open and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the adware that causes multiple annoying pop-up advertisements. Depending on your system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the Zemana tool is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
- After the system scan is finished, a list of all threats detected is prepared.
- Review the results once the tool has complete the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply press the “Next” button. The tool will delete ad-supported software responsible for redirecting your internet browser to Registertheapps.site web page and add items to the Quarantine. Once the cleaning process is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
- Close the Zemana Free and continue with the next step.
Scan your computer and get rid of Registertheapps.site advertisements with HitmanPro
Hitman Pro is a free removal tool that can be downloaded and run to remove ad supported software responsible for redirects to Registertheapps.site, hijacker infections, malicious software, potentially unwanted programs, toolbars and other threats from your computer. You can run this utility to find out threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
Hitman Pro can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
When downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it. 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, press “Next” button . HitmanPro application will scan through the whole machine for the adware related to Registertheapps.site redirect. This process can take some time, so please be patient. After Hitman Pro completes the scan, Hitman Pro will show a list of found threats as displayed in the figure below.
Once you’ve selected what you want to remove from your computer click “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button.
How to automatically delete Registertheapps.site with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your PC system of the ‘ad supported’ software. The free tool is an advanced malicious software removal program designed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular antimalware technology. It is able to help you remove intrusive Registertheapps.site pop up ads from your browsers, PUPs, malware, hijacker infections, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Click the following link to download MalwareBytes Anti Malware. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
After downloading is finished, close all windows on your computer. Further, run the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed on the screen below, press the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” which will allow you set up MalwareBytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, click Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Free will automatically start and you may see its main window as displayed in the following example.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your system for the adware that created to redirect your web-browser to various ad web sites like Registertheapps.site. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC. While the MalwareBytes Free program is scanning, you may see count of objects it has identified as threat.
Once the scan get finished, you can check all threats detected on your personal computer. Next, you need to press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes will get rid of adware related to Registertheapps.site advertisements. Once that process is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your PC system. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes to delete browser hijacker infections, ad supported software and other malware.
How to block Registertheapps.site pop up ads
The AdGuard is a very good adblocker program for the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Edge and Firefox, with active user support. It does a great job by removing certain types of intrusive advertisements, popunders, pop ups, undesired new tabs, and even full page advertisements and web-page overlay layers. Of course, the AdGuard can block the Registertheapps.site popup ads automatically or by using a custom filter rule.
Installing the AdGuard is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. After the installation is finished, you will see a window as shown on the screen below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button 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 launch your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block unwanted ads, Registertheapps.site pop-ups, as well as other harmful or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
Prevent Registertheapps.site pop up ads from installing
Now your PC system should be free of the ad supported software that causes multiple undesired pop-up ads. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted ads and undesired malicious web-pages) and Zemana (to periodically scan your personal 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 remove Registertheapps.site pop-up ads from the Firefox, MS Edge, Google Chrome and IE, then ask for help here here.