If you find that your browser has become show the unwanted bus.clevernt.com pop-up ads then it’s a sign that your system is infected with malicious software from the adware family. The adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) is a form of unwanted software that can open a large amount of pop-up ads without a user’s permission. Moreover, it can redirect the web browser on dangerous and misleading web-sites. Also, if you seeing that the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge tries to load an unknown web-site, when you try to open a long-known web page, then you do not need to wait! Press the stop button in browser’s address bar. You need to follow the few simple steps below and clean your personal computer from ‘ad-supported’ software as soon as possible. It’ll assist you to get rid of the reroute to bus.clevernt.com and any annoying advertisements.
The adware can change the settings of the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge, but often that a dangerous software like this can also infect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time launch the web browser to see bus.clevernt.com unwanted ads.
Technically, the ‘ad-supported’ software is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates tons of pop-up ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the internet browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted software without your permission, force you to visit malicious sites. Moreover, a browser hijacker can be additionally installed on to your machine with the ad-supported software. Once installed, it will change your home page with an unwanted web-page.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your computer from the adware as well as remove bus.clevernt.com annoying pop-ups from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer and other internet browsers.
How does bus.clevernt.com advertisements get installed onto system
How to manually remove bus.clevernt.com advertisements
This steps will help you remove bus.clevernt.com pop-up ads. These bus.clevernt.com removal steps work for the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the internet browser or reboot your system. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove bus.clevernt.com pop-up ads from Firefox
- Get rid of bus.clevernt.com from Chrome
- Get rid of bus.clevernt.com redirect from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove bus.clevernt.com redirect
- Remove 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 display the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program” It will show a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and delete any suspicious and unknown software.
Remove bus.clevernt.com pop-up ads from Firefox
First, start the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Next, click the “Help” button ().
In the Help menu, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page, click “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of bus.clevernt.com from Chrome
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Next, click the “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 on the image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Get rid of bus.clevernt.com redirect from Internet Explorer
To remove the bus.clevernt.com you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your PC.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the drop-down menu on the right part of the internet browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and press the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt as shown in the figure below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, press the “Reset” button.
Once the procedure is done, press “Close” button. Close the IE and reboot your machine for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s settings to default state and disable ‘ad-supported’ extensions.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove bus.clevernt.com redirect
Now you need to clean up the web-browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the web-browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your web-browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will show the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can change it. If you are seeing something similar “…exe http://web.site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example on the screen below.
Once is finished, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web-browser shortcuts that redirects to an annoying pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying bus.clevernt.com web 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 ‘ad-supported’ programs.
Press Windows and R keys on the 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 OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “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, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ program, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to delete, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove bus.clevernt.com redirect automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete bus.clevernt.com pop-up ads from the infected personal computer. This is because the adware 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 PC system and it will begin to show annoying bus.clevernt.com ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove ‘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 PC. It is an advanced malware removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you remove 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 Free on your machine. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the download is done, close all programs on your machine. Next, launch the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the figure below, press the Yes button.
It will open 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 click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the ad-supported software that cause a redirect to bus.clevernt.com. When the adware or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished. Please be patient.
Once the system scan is done, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and adware which cause bus.clevernt.com pop-up ads. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your computer.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes program to remove adware and other malware.
How to stop bus.clevernt.com advertisements
To increase your security and protect your machine against new unwanted advertisements and malicious web pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous ads and web-pages. Moreover, the program 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 from the following link.
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- Once the download is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the setup is finished, press “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a 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 run your personal computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block advertisements, bus.clevernt.com redirects, as well as other malicious 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, which is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with bus.clevernt.com pop-ups is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot get rid of bus.clevernt.com pop-ups, 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 . This will start scanning the whole PC to find out adware which generates bus.clevernt.com advertisements.
- Once the scan is finished, AdwCleaner will display a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the step-by-step instructions above on how to get rid of ad-supported software with AdwCleaner.
Now your personal computer should be clean of the bus.clevernt.com pop-up ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and annoying malicious web-pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC for new malware and ad-supported software). 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.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove bus.clevernt.com ads from your computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.