Annoying Relistinfo.com pop-up ads or notifications, especially if those ads occur automatically and unexpectedly, can be indicative of ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) installed on your PC.
Adware is a form of PUPs whose motive is to earn revenue for its developer. It have various ways of earning by displaying the advertisements forcibly to its victims. Adware can open pop-ups, display unsolicited ads, alter the victim’s web-browser settings, or redirect the victim’s browser to undesired web-pages. Below we are discussing the solutions which are very useful in removing adware. The guidance will also allow you to remove Relistinfo.com ads from your web browser.
The ad-supported software related to Relistinfo.com popup notifications, is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. It alters internet browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the ad-supported software can install additional web browser extensions and modules that will inject ads within the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Google Chrome’s screen. Moreover, the adware may install a web-browser addon that once started, will change the web-browser’s home page and search engine.
When ad supported software gets inside your machine, it might carry out various malicious tasks. It can analyze the location and which World Wide Web web-pages you visit, and then show advertisements to the types of content, goods or services featured there. Adware authors can gather and sell your browsing information and behavior to third parties.
Most often, the ad-supported software affects the most common web-browsers like the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge. But such the harmful software as well may infect another web-browsers by modifying its shortcuts (adding an argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web browser’s shortcut file).
Therefore, the adware is quite dangerous. So, we recommend you delete it from your PC as soon as possible. Follow the guidance presented below to remove Relistinfo.com pop ups from the IE, MS Edge, Chrome and Firefox.
Remove Relistinfo.com popups, ads, notifications
In the few simple steps below we will have a look at the ad supported software and how to remove Relistinfo.com from Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome and Firefox web browsers for MS Windows OS, natively or by using a few free removal tools. Certain of the steps will require you to reboot your computer or close this page. So, read this guide carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Relistinfo.com, perform the steps below:
- Get rid of Relistinfo.com pop-up ads without any tools
- Scan your PC and delete Relistinfo.com ads with free utilities
- Use AdBlocker to block Relistinfo.com
- How can you prevent the Relistinfo.com advertisements
- To sum up
Get rid of Relistinfo.com pop-up ads without any tools
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Relistinfo.com notifications from the Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers.
Uninstall Relistinfo.com associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First of all, check the list of installed apps on your personal computer and remove all unknown and recently installed apps. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malicious software and you should clean it off first with malware removal tool such as Zemana Anti-malware.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as displayed on the screen below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of software installed on your PC. Most probably, one of them is the ad supported software that causes unwanted Relistinfo.com advertisements. If you’ve many applications installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful software by sort the list by date of installation. Once you’ve found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ like below.
You will see a list of software installed on your computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the programs that were installed last. Most likely, it’s the adware that causes a ton of unwanted Relistinfo.com notifications. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program which you need to delete is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown on the screen below.
Remove Relistinfo.com pop-ups from Chrome
Reset Chrome will allow you to delete Relistinfo.com popup ads from your web browser as well as to restore browser settings affected by adware. All unwanted, malicious and ‘ad-supported’ plugins will also be deleted from the internet browser. It’ll keep your personal information such as browsing history, bookmarks, passwords and web form auto-fill data.
First launch the Google Chrome. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will show the Google Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then press 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 steps: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option called “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 displayed in the following example and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box as displayed below.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web browser will start the task of cleaning. Once it is complete, the web-browser’s settings including new tab page, homepage and search engine back to the values which have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your machine.
Get rid of Relistinfo.com advertisements from Firefox
The Firefox reset will remove redirections to annoying Relistinfo.com web site, modified preferences, extensions and security settings. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
Run the Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web-browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will show 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 on the screen below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software that redirects your internet browser to undesired Relistinfo.com web site. Once, it’s complete, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Relistinfo.com pop-up ads from IE
In order to restore all internet browser homepage, search provider by default and new tab you need to reset the IE to the state, which was when the MS Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, start the Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Scan your PC and delete Relistinfo.com ads with free utilities
AntiMalware programs 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 recommend you use the following free applications: Zemana Free, MalwareBytes and Hitman Pro. Each of these programs has all of needed features, but most importantly, they can identify the adware and get rid of Relistinfo.com notifications from the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox.
How to get rid of Relistinfo.com pop up notifications with Zemana AntiMalware
We suggest you run the Zemana that are completely clean your PC system of adware that reroutes your internet browser to intrusive Relistinfo.com page. Moreover, the tool will help you remove PUPs, malicious software, toolbars and browser hijacker infections that your PC can be infected too.
Installing the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) is simple. First you will need to download Zemana Anti-Malware on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the following link.
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When downloading is finished, close all windows on your computer. Further, open the set up file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Free on the system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, Zemana will automatically launch and you can see its main window as displayed on the image below.
Next, press the “Scan” button . Zemana AntiMalware program will scan through the whole computer for the adware that causes multiple undesired ads. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. During the scan Zemana AntiMalware will scan for threats present on your machine.
After Zemana Free has finished scanning, the results are displayed in the scan report. When you’re ready, press “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware will get rid of adware which cause unwanted Relistinfo.com pop-ups to appear and add threats to the Quarantine. Once disinfection is done, you can be prompted to restart your personal computer.
Scan your computer and get rid of Relistinfo.com pop ups with Hitman Pro
Hitman Pro will help delete adware that responsible for the appearance of Relistinfo.com popup notifications that slow down your computer. The browser hijackers, adware and other potentially unwanted applications slow your internet browser down and try to mislead you into clicking on misleading advertisements and links. Hitman Pro removes the adware and lets you enjoy your computer without Relistinfo.com pop-ups.
Please go to the link below to download the latest version of Hitman Pro for Windows. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
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Update: June 28, 2018
After downloading is complete, open the folder in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. When the tool is launched, you will see a screen like below.
Further, press “Next” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ad-supported software that developed to redirect your web browser to various ad web sites such as Relistinfo.com. Depending on your PC, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. Once HitmanPro completes the scan, Hitman Pro will produce a list of undesired programs adware as shown on the screen below.
Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, press the “Activate free license” button.
How to automatically delete Relistinfo.com with Malwarebytes
Delete Relistinfo.com notifications manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we advise you to run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, PUPs, toolbars and browser hijackers that your computer can be infected too.
Visit the following page to download MalwareBytes Free. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
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Once the download is finished, close all apps and windows on your PC. Double-click the install file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) on your PC. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, press Finish button. MalwareBytes Free will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your machine for the ad-supported software that responsible for the appearance of Relistinfo.com pop ups. Depending on your PC, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
After the system scan is done, you will be shown the list of all detected threats on your PC system. Review the scan results and then click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes will remove adware that designed to redirect your browser to various ad websites like Relistinfo.com and add items to the Quarantine. When the process is complete, you may be prompted to reboot the machine.
We advise you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware to get rid of ad-supported software, hijacker infection and other malicious software.
Use AdBlocker to block Relistinfo.com
To put it simply, you need to use an ad-blocking utility (AdGuard, for example). It’ll block and protect you from all annoying pages such as Relistinfo.com, advertisements and pop-ups. To be able to do that, the ad-blocker program uses a list of filters. Each filter is a rule that describes a malicious website, an advertising content, a banner and others. The ad blocking application automatically uses these filters, depending on the websites you’re visiting.
- Please go to the following link to download the latest version of AdGuard for Microsoft Windows. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
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Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- After downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the setup is complete, click “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or press “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 run your computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block notifications, Relistinfo.com pop-ups, as well as other malicious 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 icon called AdGuard, that may be found on your desktop.
How can you prevent the Relistinfo.com advertisements
The majority of ad supported software gets onto PC system by being attached to free applications or even paid apps which Internet users can easily download online. The installation packages of such apps, most often, clearly display that they will install third-party applications. The option is given to users to stop the install of any optional software. So, in order to avoid the installation of any adware: read all disclaimers and install screens very carefully, choose only Custom or Advanced installation mode and reject all additional apps in which you are unsure.
To sum up
Now your system should be free of the ad supported software that responsible for browser redirect to the intrusive Relistinfo.com page. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popups and unwanted malicious web-pages) and Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your PC 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 Relistinfo.com ads from the Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and IE, then ask for help here here.