The puklusi.ru is classified as ‘ad-supported’ web-page. The appearance of puklusi.ru in your internet browser means that your computer is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which can open lots of pop-ups within the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge screen or redirect you to an annoying ad pages. So, if you have found that your browser is redirected to this unwanted web-page, then you do not need to wait , you need to follow the step-by-step instructions below to clean your computer from the ‘ad-supported’ software and thereby remove puklusi.ru as soon as possible.
The ad supported software can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge, but often that a malicious software like this can also infect all types of internet browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time run the internet browser to see puklusi.ru annoying advertisements.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a huge number of ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the web-browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted software without your permission, force you to visit dangerous sites. Moreover, with the adware, a browser hijacker can be additionally installed on to your system, that will replace your startpage with an unwanted site.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the instructions below as soon as possible. The step-by-step instructions will assist you to remove adware as well as clean your PC from the puklusi.ru redirect. What is more, the instructions below will help you remove other dangerous software like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the PC system along with the ad-supported software.
How does puklusi.ru advertisements get installed onto PC
How to manually remove puklusi.ru popup ads
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually delete puklusi.ru popup ads from the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to uninstall puklusi.ru redirect
- Remove puklusi.ru pop-up ads from Chrome
- Delete puklusi.ru popup ads from Firefox
- Uninstall puklusi.ru pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
- Uninstall unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the PC cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and remove 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 applications. Uninstall the unwanted software may remove the annoying advertisements or web-browser redirect to unknown or annoying web pages.
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Click “Uninstall a program” It will display a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall 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 uninstall puklusi.ru redirect
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut which you use to launch your internet browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the browser which is redirected to the puklusi.ru or other unwanted web-page.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The ad supported software can replace the contents of this field, which describes the file to be run when you start your browser. Depending on the web-browser you are using, there should be: Google Chrome: chrome.exe, Opera: opera.exe, Firefox: firefox.exe, Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe. If you are seeing an unknown text like “http://site.address” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as shown on the screen below. Click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you launch the web-browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the puklusi.ru site or any other annoying web-pages that is advertised by the ‘ad-supported’ software. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Remove puklusi.ru pop-up ads from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the browser’s startpage, new tab page and default search engine that have been modified by adware.
- Open the Google Chrome, then press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click the “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, click the “Reset settings” button, that located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the internet browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Delete puklusi.ru popup ads from Firefox
Open the FF 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”.
Uninstall puklusi.ru pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
Run Microsoft Internet Explorer, press . Click “Internet Options” as shown below. In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next press Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button. You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings to default state, disable ad-supported browser’s extensions and remove the redirect to the puklusi.ru unwanted site.
Uninstall unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the adware can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you start your computer, it will open the puklusi.ru annoying web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. This shows a prompt that titled with Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click Enter. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the following image.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “explorer.exe http://puklusi.ru” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also can be safely removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
Delete puklusi.ru ads with Malwarebytes
Get rid of puklusi.ru advertisements manually is difficult and often the ‘ad-supported’ software is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC system. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal application. It can automatically detect and remove the adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) of the your PC. Moreover, this free program will help you to remove browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your personal computer may be infected too. You can follow the guide below to remove the puklusi.ru unwanted completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free by clicking on the link below.
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Once downloaded, close all applications and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup like below.
When the setup starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your system.
When install is done, you will see window as shown below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button for scanning your personal computer for the adware which causes the redirect to puklusi.ru page. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
Once the checking is complete, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing the ‘ad-supported’ software related files, folders, registry keys. Once the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to Restart.
The following video explains the guide above on how to remove ad supported software with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
How to block puklusi.ru popup ads
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying ads and malicious web pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous advertisements and web pages. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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- After downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the install is complete, click “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial that will assist 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup ads, puklusi.ru redirects, as well as other dangerous or misleading 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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with puklusi.ru redirect is still remained
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove puklusi.ru advertisements, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below. AdwCleaner download
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- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the utility is started the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, click the “Scan” button for checking your PC system for the ‘ad-supported’ software which generates puklusi.ru ads.
- When it has finished scanning, AdwCleaner will open a scan report. Review the report and then press “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box, press “OK” button.
The following video explains the step-by-step instructions above on how to remove ad-supported software with AdwCleaner.
Once you have finished the guide outlined above, your computer should be free from malware and ‘ad-supported’ software. The Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge will no longer display puklusi.ru unwanted pop-up ads or redirect you to unwanted web-pages. Unfortunately, if the instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new type of adware, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.