The buzzonclick.com web site appeared on your personal computer without any notice? After that, you’re faced with the fact that your internet browser is now rerouted to other unwanted sites and filled with a variety of pop-ups and banners. The cause of all your problems with your PC is adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) that has been installed on many PCs around the world without users permission, so you’re one of many. Most probably, you do not even know how and where this ad supported software has got into your PC system. In the step-by-step instructions below, we will explain all the general features of ad-supported software and its typical behavior on the PC, as well as effective methods for manually removing it from your PC.
Most often, the ‘ad-supported’ software affects the most common web-browsers like the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. But such the malicious software as well may infect another web-browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a internet browser’s shortcut). So every time you start the web-browser, it will reroute to the unwanted buzzonclick.com page. Even if you setup a new home page, an unwanted site will be the first thing you see when you open the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
What is more, the adware may open advertisements depend on a site that you are visiting. That is, it’s clear that this adware, without your permission, steals your private information such as: your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking, and much, much more. The ‘ad-supported’ software may monetize its functionality by collecting data from your browsing sessions and selling it to third party companies. This puts your personal information at a security risk.
We suggest you to remove adware and clean your system from buzzonclick.com ads as soon as possible, until the presence of the ad-supported software has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the step-by-step guide below that will allow you to completely delete the redirect to buzzonclick.com unwanted web-page, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How does buzzonclick.com advertisements get installed onto PC
How to manually remove buzzonclick.com redirect
If you perform exactly the guide below you should be able to delete the buzzonclick.com advertisements. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your browser or reboot your PC system.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove buzzonclick.com redirect from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove buzzonclick.com advertisements from Google Chrome
- Delete buzzonclick.com pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove buzzonclick.com redirect
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Remove buzzonclick.com redirect from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been changed by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto buzzonclick.com ads.
Run the Firefox and press button to open the Tools menu. It opens the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type about:support in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. It will open the confirmation dialog box. Click on the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware. Once, it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Remove buzzonclick.com advertisements from Google Chrome
Open the 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.
Delete buzzonclick.com pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
To remove the buzzonclick.com ads you need to reset the Internet Explorer’s settings to the state, they were when the Windows OS was first installed on your PC.
Launch the IE. Open the Tools menu (click ‘gear’ icon ). It displays the drop-down menu on the right part of the internet 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 Internet Explorer. Restart your PC for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to back your internet browser’s settings to default state and disable ad-supported browser’s extensions.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove buzzonclick.com redirect
Once installed, the adware may add an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge. Due to this, every time you start the internet browser, it will show the buzzonclick.com unwanted web site.
Right click on the internet browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. 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://”. Remove it or everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe. Click OK to save changes. You need to clean all internet browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted buzzonclick.com page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all the tasks that have been created by malicios program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This displays a small window that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click Enter. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the image below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://buzzonclick.com”, then you need remove it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the malicious applications, then this task also can be safely removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the following image.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicios program. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove buzzonclick.com redirect automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete buzzonclick.com from the infected system. This is because the ad supported software can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ‘ad-supported’ software again infect your system and it will begin to display annoying buzzonclick.com advertisements. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to uninstall ‘ad-supported’ software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the PC system.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer. It’s an advanced malware removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you uninstall browser hijackers, malware, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your PC for free.
Now, press the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your computer. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the downloading process is complete, close all programs and windows on your personal computer. Next, open the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, click the Yes button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your PC. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button to start checking your system for the ad supported software that cause a redirect to buzzonclick.com. When a malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done. Please be patient.
As the scanning ends, you can check all threats detected on your personal computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing buzzonclick.com pop-up 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 Malwarebytes program to delete ‘ad-supported’ software and other malware.
Block buzzonclick.com ads and other annoying web-pages
To increase your security and protect your system against new unwanted advertisements and malicious web pages, you need to use program that blocks access to malicious advertisements and web pages. Moreover, the software can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-pages 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 application 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 computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-up ads, web pages such buzzonclick.com, as well as other dangerous or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your PC and get rid of buzzonclick.com ads with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software), browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (start page and search provider by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC.
Download AdwCleaner utility by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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After downloading is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen like below. If the User Account Control will ask you want to show the program, press Yes button to continue.
Click “Scan” to start scanning your PC for ad supported software that cause a redirect to buzzonclick.com advertisements.
Once scan is finished, it will open a list of all items detected by this utility as shown on the image below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box. Click “OK” to start the cleaning procedure. When the clean up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for buzzonclick.com popup ads 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 annoying buzzonclick.com ads.