If you are getting unknown Crsrcsvr.com web-site when you try to open a long-known web-site then it is a sign that you have an adware (also known as ad-supported software) installed on your PC. Adware is a type of potentially unwanted software whose motive is to earn money for its author. It have various methods of earning by displaying the advertisements forcibly to its victims. Adware can open pop-ups, show unsolicited advertisements, change the victim’s browser settings, or redirect the victim’s browser to unrequested pages. Below we are discussing the ways which are very effective in removing adware. The guidance will also assist you to remove Crsrcsvr.com pop up ads from your web browser.
While the personal computer is affected by the ad supported software, when you use the Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer or open any web-site, you may see in your internet browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for Crsrcsvr.com’, ‘Transferring data from Crsrcsvr.com’, ‘Looking up Crsrcsvr.com’, ‘Read Crsrcsvr.com’, ‘Connected to Crsrcsvr.com’.
As well as undesired browser redirections to Crsrcsvr.com, the ad-supported software can collect your World Wide Web surfing activity by recording URLs visited, IP addresses, internet browser version and type, cookie information, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and websites visited. Such kind of behavior can lead to serious security problems or confidential info theft.
We strongly recommend that you perform the step-by-step guide below that will assist you to remove Crsrcsvr.com redirect using the standard features of Windows and some proven free applications.
How to remove Crsrcsvr.com redirect
In the step-by-step tutorial below, we will try to cover the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge and provide general help to get rid of Crsrcsvr.com redirect. You may find some minor differences in your Windows install. No matter, you should be okay if you follow the steps outlined below: uninstall all suspicious and unknown programs, reset browsers settings, fix browsers shortcuts, delete harmful scheduled tasks, run free malware removal tools. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to shut down your web-browser or restart your PC.
To remove Crsrcsvr.com, use the following steps:
- How to manually remove Crsrcsvr.com
- Remove Crsrcsvr.com pop up ads with freeware
- Stop Crsrcsvr.com popup advertisements and other unwanted websites
- How did Crsrcsvr.com popup advertisements get on your system
- To sum up
How to manually remove Crsrcsvr.com
The step-by-step guidance will help you remove Crsrcsvr.com redirect. These Crsrcsvr.com removal steps work for the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Firefox, as well as every version of Microsoft Windows operating system.
Delete Crsrcsvr.com associated software by using MS Windows Control Panel
Check out the Microsoft Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed applications. We suggest to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of programs by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and dubious applications, they are the ones you need to delete.
Make sure you have closed all browsers and other applications. Press CTRL, ALT, DEL keys together to open the Windows Task Manager.
Click on the “Processes” tab, look for something questionable that is the ad supported software responsible for Crsrcsvr.com ads then right-click it and select “End Task” or “End Process” option. In many cases, 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 programs), its name is not familiar to you (if you are in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for its name in Google, Yahoo or Bing).
Next, uninstall any unwanted and suspicious apps from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, click 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 programs installed on your personal computer. Most probably, one of them is the adware that designed to redirect your browser to various ad web sites such as Crsrcsvr.com. Select the questionable application or the application that name is not familiar to you and delete it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in MS Windows, select “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Select the suspicious or any unknown programs, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this unwanted program from your computer.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an unwanted application, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Get rid of Crsrcsvr.com popup ads from IE
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser settings such as homepage, new tab page and search provider had been modified by adware that responsible for the appearance of Crsrcsvr.com ads, then you may restore your settings, via the reset internet browser procedure.
First, open the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web-browser, then press the “Internet Options” as shown in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as displayed in the following example.
When the process is done, click “Close” button. Close the IE and reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s newtab page, default search engine and start page to default state.
Remove Crsrcsvr.com redirect from Google Chrome
Another solution to get rid of Crsrcsvr.com popups from Google Chrome is Reset Google Chrome settings. This will disable malicious extensions and reset Google Chrome settings to default values. Essential information like bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, cookies, auto-fill data and personal dictionaries will not be removed.
First start the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will display the 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 browser will show the settings screen. Another way to open the Google 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 screen below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Chrome will show the confirmation prompt as shown below.
You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The web-browser will start the task of cleaning. When it’s done, the web browser’s settings including newtab page, search engine by default and homepage back to the values which have been when the Chrome was first installed on your system.
Delete Crsrcsvr.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If the Mozilla Firefox internet browser is rerouted to Crsrcsvr.com and you want to restore the Firefox settings back to their original settings, then you should follow the tutorial below. It will save your personal information like saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
First, launch the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open 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 shown in the figure below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Crsrcsvr.com pop up ads with freeware
Anti-Malware applications differ from each other by many features like performance, scheduled scans, automatic updates, virus signature database, technical support, compatibility with other antivirus applications and so on. We advise you use the following free applications: Zemana Anti-Malware, MalwareBytes and Hitman Pro. Each of these programs has all of needed features, but most importantly, they can search for the adware and remove Crsrcsvr.com redirect from the IE, MS Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox.
How to delete Crsrcsvr.com redirect with Zemana Anti-malware
We suggest using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to scan for and remove Crsrcsvr.com popup advertisements from the Chrome, IE, Mozilla Firefox and Edge browsers. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically check and detect all threats exist on your system.
Now you can install and run Zemana Free to delete Crsrcsvr.com advertisements from your web browser by following the steps below:
Visit the following page to download Zemana Anti Malware installer called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your machine. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Start the install package after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to set up this utility on your PC system.
During installation you can change some settings, but we suggest you don’t make any changes to default settings.
When installation is finished, this malicious software removal utility will automatically launch and update itself. You will see its main window as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware related to Crsrcsvr.com redirect. This task may take some time, so please be patient. When a malware, ‘ad supported’ software or PUPs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
After that process is done, a list of all items detected is prepared. All found items will be marked. You can delete them all by simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana will start to get rid of adware which causes intrusive Crsrcsvr.com pop-up advertisements. Once finished, you can be prompted to reboot your personal computer to make the change take effect.
Scan and free your PC system of ‘ad supported’ software with Hitman Pro
HitmanPro frees your PC system from hijackers, potentially unwanted applications, unwanted toolbars, browser add-ons and other undesired applications such as ad-supported software that causes browsers to show annoying Crsrcsvr.com advertisements. The free removal tool will help you enjoy your system to its fullest. HitmanPro uses advanced behavioral detection technologies to search for if there are undesired programs in your computer. You can review the scan results, and choose the threats you want to erase.
- HitmanPro can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
- When downloading is done, double click the HitmanPro icon. Once this tool is launched, click “Next” button to begin checking your PC for the adware that causes web-browsers to display annoying Crsrcsvr.com pop up ads. While the HitmanPro tool is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
- As the scanning ends, HitmanPro will open a list of detected items. Once you have selected what you wish to get rid of from your computer click “Next” button. Now click the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to delete all malicious software found.
Scan and free your PC of adware with Malwarebytes
Delete Crsrcsvr.com pop ups manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we suggest you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your machine. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, PUPs, toolbars and hijacker infections that your system can be infected too.
- MalwareBytes AntiMalware can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
- When downloading is complete, close all applications and windows on your personal computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, press Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is finished, click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) application will scan through the whole computer for the ad supported software responsible for redirections to Crsrcsvr.com. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your computer and the speed of your PC. During the scan MalwareBytes Free will scan for threats present on your personal computer.
- After the system scan is finished, MalwareBytes Anti Malware will display a screen which contains a list of malicious software that has been detected. Review the results once the tool has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Quarantine Selected”. Once that process is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your computer.
The following video offers a instructions on how to get rid of browser hijackers, adware and other malware with MalwareBytes Anti Malware.
Stop Crsrcsvr.com popup advertisements and other unwanted websites
By installing an ad-blocker program like AdGuard, you’re able to stop Crsrcsvr.com, autoplaying video ads and remove lots of distracting and undesired ads on websites.
Download AdGuard from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to launch 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 instructions as shown in the figure below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick instructions which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop up advertisements, web-pages such as Crsrcsvr.com, as well as other harmful 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 AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
How did Crsrcsvr.com popup advertisements get on your system
Usually, adware gets into your PC system as part of a bundle with free programs, sharing files and other unsafe applications which you downloaded from the Web. The makers of this ad-supported software pays software makers for distributing ‘ad supported’ software within their applications. So, bundled software is often included as part of the installer. In order to avoid the installation of any adware: choose only Manual, Custom or Advanced install mode and reject all third-party applications in which you are unsure.
To sum up
Once you’ve finished the few simple steps above, your machine should be clean from adware that responsible for the appearance of Crsrcsvr.com pop ups and other malicious software. The Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge will no longer reroute you to various intrusive web-pages similar to Crsrcsvr.com. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guidance does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help here.