The gutrosoft.com is an ‘ad-supported’ page, already at the first sight of which there are various doubts. This page is created only for one purpose – offer to install a fake adobe flash player, video player, security tool and so on. Its appearance in your browser means that your PC is infected with adware. This type of malicious applications does not delete files or infect them, but like a virus can change PC settings such as the home page, newtab page and search provider by default and download and install malicious extensions that generates a huge number of advertisements. All the time, while the adware is running, your browser will be fill with annoying advertising links. Moreover, this malware will be able to collect a huge number of information about you, everything related to what are you doing on the World Wide Web. Thus, it is clear that the presence of ad supported software on your system is not desirable, and you need to clean up your computer in order to get rid of gutrosoft.com redirect ASAP.
The adware usually affects only the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge by changing the web-browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The ad supported software will perform a scan of the system for internet browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web-browser shortcuts, it will add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you start the web-browser, you will see an annoying gutrosoft.com site.
The ad supported software is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It is created with the sole purpose to open dozens of ads, banners and pop-ups, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open internet browser window. So, the gutrosoft.com is just one of the many web pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the browser’s constant stream of ads, or redirect the browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web-sites. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate advertising links on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit dangerous web-pages. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web sites, so the creators of ad supported software, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the adware receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
Therefore it is very important to as quickly as possible follow the guide below to remove adware and clean your system from the gutrosoft.com ads. What is more, the guide will help you remove other malicious software such as unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the personal computer along with the adware.
How does gutrosoft.com ads get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove gutrosoft.com
This guide will help you uninstall gutrosoft.com ads. These gutrosoft.com removal steps work for the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the browser or reboot your PC. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove gutrosoft.com redirect
- Remove gutrosoft.com popup ads from Google Chrome
- Remove gutrosoft.com redirect from Firefox
- Remove gutrosoft.com pop-up ads from IE
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the computer cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and delete all unknown or suspicious applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious software such as adware and browser hijackers may be bundled with free programs. Uninstall the unwanted software may remove the annoying ads or browser redirect to unknown or unwanted sites.
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Click “Uninstall a program” It will display a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove gutrosoft.com redirect
During the installation, the adware may also change the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the browser, it will reroute to an unwanted advertisements.
To clear the web-browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text that begins with “http://” that has been added here. You need to remove it. When the text is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove gutrosoft.com popup ads from Google Chrome
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click to Settings option. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown below and click on the Reset settings button. Confirm your action, click on the Reset button.
Remove gutrosoft.com redirect from Firefox
Open the Mozilla Firefox menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu click on the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button. Confirm your action. Click on the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove gutrosoft.com pop-up ads from IE
To remove the gutrosoft.com ads you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings to the state, they were when the Windows OS was first installed on your computer.
Launch the Internet Explorer. Open the Tools menu (click ‘gear’ icon ). It opens the drop-down menu on the right part of the web-browser, then click the “Internet Options”. In the “Internet Options” dialog screen, you need to click on the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The IE will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Click on the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next press the “Reset” button. Once the task is done, click “Close” button, then close the IE. Restart your PC for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to back your web-browser’s settings to default state and disable ad-supported browser’s extensions.
How to remove gutrosoft.com automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely get rid of popup ads from the infected system. This is because the adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and get rid of completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the adware again infect your system and it will begin to display annoying gutrosoft.com ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove the ad supported software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the personal computer.
I suggest using the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free that are completely clean your PC. The Anti-malware is an advanced malware removal application developed by MalwareBytes. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you get rid of browser hijackers, malware, ad supported software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Now, press the link below to download MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free on your PC system. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the downloading process is complete, close all applications and windows on your PC. Next, start the setup file named mbam-setup. When a “Security warning” prompt pops up like below, click the Run button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” dialog box that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti-malware on your system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti-malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your PC system for the ad supported software that cause a redirect to gutrosoft.com. When a malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Please be patient.
As the scanning ends, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Remove Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware will start removing gutrosoft.com ads and other security threats. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to Restart.
I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Anti-malware to remove adware and other malware.
Stop gutrosoft.com pop-up ads and other unwanted sites
To increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying advertisements and malicious pages, you need to use application that stops access to dangerous advertising links and pages. Moreover, the software can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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Follow the prompts. After installation is complete, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will help 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 start your system, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-up ads, pages such gutrosoft.com, as well as other dangerous 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, which is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with gutrosoft.com advertisements is still remained
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove the gutrosoft.com , then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below. AdwCleaner download
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- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is started, press “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the adware that generates the gutrosoft.com advertising links.
- Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report. Review the report and then click “Cleaning” button. It will open a prompt. Click “OK”.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for gutrosoft.com removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the redirect to the annoying gutrosoft.com redirect.