If the IE, Firefox, Edge and Google Chrome are being rerouted to the webpage called Kcontentdelivery.info, then that’s a clear sign that your internet browser is affected with an unwanted software from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) family.
The ad-supported software have a negative impact on the functioning of your personal computer. The main function of ad-supported software is to display a large number of advertisements, so it may redirect your browser to an intrusive web-site like the Kcontentdelivery.info, instead of the one that you want to visit. Also, the ad-supported software modifies computer settings, slows down the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, MS Edge and Chrome and the speed of your internet connection.
The ad-supported software responsible for the Kcontentdelivery.info pop-ups can attack your PC’s web browsers such as the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Edge and Mozilla Firefox. Maybe you approve the idea that the pop-ups from it is just a small problem. But these unwanted Kcontentdelivery.info advertisements and notifications eat system resources and slow down your machine’s performance.
The worst is, the adware has the ability to gather your user info (your ip address, what is a web-site you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Web, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
We suggest you to get rid of ad supported software and clean your machine from Kcontentdelivery.info ads sooner, until the presence of the adware has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the guide below that will help you to completely get rid of the redirect to Kcontentdelivery.info intrusive webpage, using only the built-in Microsoft Windows features and several free malware removal utilities of well-known antivirus software companies.
Remove Kcontentdelivery.info popups, notifications, ads
We recommend opting for automatic Kcontentdelivery.info pop up advertisements removal in order to delete all ad supported software related entries easily. This way requires scanning the computer with reputable anti-malware, e.g. Zemana Free, MalwareBytes Free or Hitman Pro. However, if you prefer manual removal steps, you can use the steps below in this post. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your web browser or restart your computer.
To remove Kcontentdelivery.info, follow the steps below:
- Remove Kcontentdelivery.info pop ups without any tools
- How to delete Kcontentdelivery.info popup advertisements with freeware
- Stop Kcontentdelivery.info popups and other intrusive websites
- How did Kcontentdelivery.info ads get on your computer
- To sum up
Remove Kcontentdelivery.info pop ups without any tools
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually remove adware which designed to redirect your web-browser to various ad sites like Kcontentdelivery.info. Even if the steps does not work for you, there are several free malware removers below that can easily handle such ad supported software that redirects your internet browser to intrusive Kcontentdelivery.info web site.
Deleting the Kcontentdelivery.info, check the list of installed programs first
In order to remove potentially unwanted programs such as this adware, open the MS Windows Control Panel and click on “Uninstall a program”. Check the list of installed programs. For the ones you do not know, run an Internet search to see if they are adware, browser hijacker or potentially unwanted software. If yes, uninstall them off. Even if they are just a software which you do not use, then removing them off will increase your computer start up time and speed dramatically.
Make sure you have closed all web browsers and other apps. Press CTRL, ALT, DEL keys together to open the MS Windows Task Manager.
Click on the “Processes” tab, look for something suspicious that is the adware responsible for Kcontentdelivery.info pop-ups then right-click it and select “End Task” or “End Process” option. In most cases, malware masks itself to avoid detection by imitating legitimate MS Windows processes. A process is particularly suspicious: it is 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’re in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for its name in Google, Yahoo or Bing).
Next, uninstall any undesired and suspicious programs from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, click the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Choose “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of software installed on your computer. Most probably, one of them is the ad supported software responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Kcontentdelivery.info web page. Select the dubious program or the program that name is not familiar to you and delete it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in Microsoft Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Choose the questionable or any unknown programs, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this undesired program from your personal computer.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an unwanted program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Delete Kcontentdelivery.info pop ups from Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox 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 such as search engine by default, start page and newtab to their original state. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
Press 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, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown on the image below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Mozilla Firefox browser settings to their original state.
Remove Kcontentdelivery.info pop up notifications from Microsoft Internet Explorer
If you find that Internet Explorer web-browser settings such as search engine by default, startpage and newtab had been modified by adware that causes web browsers to show annoying Kcontentdelivery.info pop-up ads, then you may restore your settings, via the reset browser procedure.
First, run the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed in the following example.
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 on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Remove Kcontentdelivery.info pop-ups from Google Chrome
In this step we are going to show you how to reset Chrome settings. PUPs like the adware can make changes to your web browser settings, add toolbars and undesired add-ons. By resetting Chrome settings you will delete Kcontentdelivery.info popups and reset unwanted changes caused by adware. However, your saved bookmarks and passwords will not be lost. This will not affect your history, passwords, bookmarks, and other saved data.
- First launch the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed extensions. If the list has the plugin labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your internet browser’s new tab, startpage and search engine will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
How to delete Kcontentdelivery.info popup advertisements with freeware
AntiMalware software differ from each other by many features like performance, scheduled scans, automatic updates, virus signature database, technical support, compatibility with other antivirus programs and so on. We advise you use the following free apps: Zemana AntiMalware, MalwareBytes and Hitman Pro. Each of these programs has all of needed features, but most importantly, they can detect the ad-supported software and remove Kcontentdelivery.info popups from the Edge, IE, Firefox and Chrome.
Use Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) to remove Kcontentdelivery.info pop-up advertisements
Zemana AntiMalware is a malware removal utility developed for MS Windows. This utility will help you remove Kcontentdelivery.info popup ads, various types of malware (including hijacker infections and potentially unwanted apps) from your system. It has simple and user friendly interface. While the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) does its job, your PC will run smoothly.
- Click the link below to download Zemana Free. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
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Update: February 14, 2019
- When downloading is finished, close all apps and windows on your machine. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once setup is done, click the “Scan” button to begin scanning your PC system for the ad supported software responsible for Kcontentdelivery.info pop-ups. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your PC system and the speed of your computer.
- Once the scan get finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next”. After the clean up is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your system.
Scan and clean your computer of adware with Hitman Pro
HitmanPro will help remove adware that cause undesired Kcontentdelivery.info notifications to appear that slow down your machine. The browser hijacker infections, adware and other potentially unwanted programs slow your web browser down and try to mislead you into clicking on suspicious advertisements and links. Hitman Pro removes the adware and lets you enjoy your system without Kcontentdelivery.info advertisements.
Visit the page linked below to download HitmanPro. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Once downloading is finished, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. Once the utility is started, you will see a screen like below.
Further, press “Next” button to detect ad-supported software which redirects your internet browser to unwanted Kcontentdelivery.info web-page. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your personal computer. After finished, HitmanPro will open a scan report as shown in the following example.
Review the report and then click “Next” button. It will open a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button.
Remove Kcontentdelivery.info advertisements with Malwarebytes
Remove Kcontentdelivery.info advertisements manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we suggest you to run the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free program will help you to delete malware, potentially unwanted programs, toolbars and browser hijackers that your PC can be infected too.
Please go to the link below to download MalwareBytes. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: February 5, 2019
Once downloading is complete, close all programs and windows on your personal computer. Double-click the set up file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes AntiMalware on your PC. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, click Finish button. MalwareBytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as displayed in the following example.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to start checking your personal computer for the ad supported software related to Kcontentdelivery.info popup advertisements. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. While the MalwareBytes program is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
After finished, a list of all threats detected is produced. When you are ready, click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will start to get rid of adware that causes browsers to open intrusive Kcontentdelivery.info popup notifications. When the procedure is finished, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes to get rid of ad supported software, browser hijacker infection and other malware.
Stop Kcontentdelivery.info popups and other intrusive websites
The AdGuard is a very good ad blocking program for the Google Chrome, IE, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge, with active user support. It does a great job by removing certain types of intrusive advertisements, popunders, popups, annoying new tab pages, and even full page advertisements and web-site overlay layers. Of course, the AdGuard can stop the Kcontentdelivery.info ads automatically or by using a custom filter rule.
Download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen like below.
Follow the prompts. Once the setup is finished, you will see a window as on the image below.
You can press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you run your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, Kcontentdelivery.info pop-ups, as well as other malicious or misleading webpages. 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 Kcontentdelivery.info ads get on your computer
To sum up
Now your system should be clean of the adware responsible for redirecting your web browser to Kcontentdelivery.info web-site. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop up ads and undesired harmful web-sites) and Zemana AntiMalware (to periodically scan your computer for new adwares 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.
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