The 2netvl.ru is an ads web site. If this page popping up in your internet browser then most probably that your PC is infected with adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). It’s a type of malicious applications that designed to show a large number of unwanted advertisements. Unlike viruses, the ‘ad-supported’ software will not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause some problems with your internet browser. This is because, it will infect your PC, get full access to your internet browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge and be able to modify their settings. Of course, it did not ask you for permission and do it secretly as possible. Once your internet browser settings will be replaced, you will be rerouted to unwanted ads, some of which can lead to dangerous or misleading web-pages. For this reason, we recommend that you begin the clean up of your PC as quickly as possible and thereby uninstall 2netvl.ru popup ads.
The malicious programs from the ‘ad-supported’ software family that changes the settings of internet browsers usually affects only the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. However, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The ad supported software may change the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you launch the internet browser, instead of your home page, you will see the annoying 2netvl.ru advertisements.
What is more, the adware may open advertisements depend on a web site that you are visiting. That is, it’s clear that this ‘ad-supported’ software, 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 adware 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.
So, obviously, you need to uninstall the adware as quickly as possible. Use the free guide below. This guide will help you clean your PC and thereby remove the 2netvl.ru unwanted advertisements.
How does 2netvl.ru advertisements get installed onto PC
How to manually remove 2netvl.ru advertisements
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually uninstall 2netvl.ru redirect from the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove 2netvl.ru popup ads from Google Chrome
- Remove 2netvl.ru ads from FF
- Delete 2netvl.ru redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove 2netvl.ru redirect
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and get rid of the program that causes the appearance of unwanted advertisements and internet browser redirect to unwanted web-pages, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
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Remove 2netvl.ru popup ads from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple 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 replaced by adware.
- Open the Google Chrome, then press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click the “Show advanced settings” link, which 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 prompt as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove 2netvl.ru ads from FF
If the Mozilla Firefox settings have been changed by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to uninstall the reroute onto 2netvl.ru advertisements.
First, start the FF and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown in the figure below.
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 display the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. When it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Delete 2netvl.ru redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as homepage and search engine by default to default state, disable ad-supported browser’s extensions and thereby get rid of the redirect to 2netvl.ru annoying web-site.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove 2netvl.ru redirect
When the ad-supported software is started, it can also modify the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the browser, it will be rerouted to an annoying advertisements.
To clear the 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 starts with “http://” which has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web-browsers, as they may be infected too.
Get rid of 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 open your computer, it will display 2netvl.ru unwanted web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by malicios application.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will display a prompt that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open 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://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the malicios program, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete like below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicios application. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Get rid of 2netvl.ru pop-up ads automatically
You can remove 2netvl.ru popup ads automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal utility because it can easily remove ad supported software, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted software and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your computer from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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Once the downloading process is finished, close all windows on your computer. Further, open the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the screen below, click the Yes button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Malwarebytes on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once the installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window like below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your computer for the malware and adware that cause the 2netvl.ru ads. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished. Please be patient.
Once the scanning is finished, you can check all threats detected on your system. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and ‘ad-supported’ software that cause 2netvl.ru ads. When the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your system. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to get rid of adware and other dangerous applications.
Block 2netvl.ru popup ads and other unwanted web pages
To increase your security and protect your PC against new unwanted advertisements and malicious pages, you need to use program that blocks access to dangerous ads and web sites. Moreover, the application can block the display 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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After downloading is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen like below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is done, you will see a window as shown in the following image.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which 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 start your system, AdGuard will start automatically and block ads, web-pages like 2netvl.ru, as well as other malicious or misleading pages. 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.
Scan your computer and get rid of 2netvl.ru redirect with AdwCleaner.
This removal application is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software), browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge internet 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 personal computer.
Download AdwCleaner utility from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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After downloading is complete, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will run the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to display the program, press Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” for checking your PC system for the ad supported software which cause a redirect to 2netvl.ru ads.
Once the scanning is done, it will display a list of all items detected by this utility as on the image below.
You need to press “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, press “OK” to start the cleaning process. Once the clean-up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your system. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Once you have done the step-by-step guide above, your PC should be free from malware and ‘ad-supported’ software. The Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge will no longer show 2netvl.ru unwanted pop-up ads or redirect you to unwanted sites. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new type of ‘ad-supported’ software, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.