There are many types of malware and one of them is adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). The adware, which causes the appearance of ou3285291.ru popup or the reroute to this annoying page, have a negative impact on the functioning of your computer. It modifies PC settings, generates lots of various ads, slows down the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer and the speed of your internet connection. Moreover, it may lead to the fact that pages are slow to load and the browser interface can even freeze. The main function of the adware is showing ads, so it may redirect your browser to an annoying site like ou3285291.ru, instead of the one that you want to visit. Even if you try to type an address into the web-browser’s address bar, then the web-browser is anyway will open an unwanted ad web-site.
The adware can change the settings of the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, but often that a dangerous software such as this can also infect all types of web browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time start the internet browser to see ou3285291.ru unwanted site.
While your computer is infected with the ad-supported software, the FF, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge may be rerouted to ou3285291.ru annoying web-site. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may open lots of annoying ads. These ads will be injected within the content of web-sites that are you opening in your web browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The ads will appear on all pages, including web pages where previously you have never seen any advertising banners.
We suggest you to remove adware and clean your PC from ou3285291.ru pop-ups ASAP, until the presence of the adware has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the step-by-step instructions below that will allow you to completely remove the redirect to ou3285291.ru annoying web-page, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How does ou3285291.ru ads get installed onto machine
Probably, the adware get installed onto your system when you have installed a free software like E-Mail checker, PDF creator, video codec, etc. Because, most commonly the adware is bundled within the setup packages from Softonic, Cnet, Soft32, Brothersoft or other similar web sites. Even removing the program that contains ad supported software, does not help you remove the ou3285291.ru ads. Therefore, you must follow the few simple steps below to get rid of all unwanted ads.
How to manually remove ou3285291.ru redirect
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will allow you easily to clean your computer of ad supported software. Moreover, you can choose manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the PC system then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware tool designed specifically to delete adware that causes unwanted ou3285291.ru pop-up ads. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your web browser or reboot your personal computer.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of ou3285291.ru advertisements from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of ou3285291.ru redirect from Google Chrome
- Remove ou3285291.ru ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove ou3285291.ru redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and remove the program that causes the appearance of unwanted advertisements and internet browser redirect to unwanted web-sites, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Get rid of ou3285291.ru advertisements from Mozilla Firefox
If the FF settings have been changed by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to get rid of the redirect onto ou3285291.ru web page.
First, start the Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software. When it is complete, press the “Finish” button
Get rid of ou3285291.ru redirect from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to get rid of the malware and ad supported software, as well as to restore the browser’s settings that have been replaced by ad-supported software.
- Now start the Google Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next, click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is complete, your web-browser’s settings will be restored to their original defaults. This will reset your homepage, new tab page and search engine by default.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove ou3285291.ru ads from Internet Explorer
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu as shown on the screen below. Next, press the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press on “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your system for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove ou3285291.ru redirect
Now you need to clean up the web-browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your web browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will display the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The ad-supported software can change it. If you are seeing something like “…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 done, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web browser shortcuts that redirects to an annoying web sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ad supported software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you run your PC, it will open ou3285291.ru unwanted page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ application.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. 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 on the image 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 like “explorer.exe http://site.address” 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 should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicios program. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Get rid of ou3285291.ru with Malwarebytes
Remove ou3285291.ru advertisements manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your computer. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal application. It can automatically detect and delete the ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) of the your PC. Moreover, this free program will help you to remove web browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your machine may be infected too. You can follow the steps below to get rid of the ou3285291.ru annoying redirect completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloaded, close all software and windows on your system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup like below.
When the install begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your personal computer.
When installation is complete, you will see window as shown in the following image.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole PC system to find out ad-supported software which causes the reroute to ou3285291.ru web page. This task can take some time, so please be patient.
When it has finished scanning your personal computer, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “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 personal computer.
The following video explains the steps above on how to remove ad supported software with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Block ou3285291.ru ads and other annoying web-pages
To increase your security and protect your system against new unwanted advertisements and malicious web-sites, you need to use program that blocks access to dangerous ads and web pages. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program using the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
Once downloading is done, launch the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is complete, you will see a window like below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which 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 start automatically and block pop-ups, pages such as ou3285291.ru, 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.
Get rid of ou3285291.ru and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot remove the unwanted ou3285291.ru ads from the Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: July 23, 2020
Once the download is done, open the directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, you will see a screen like below.
Now, press the “Scan” button for checking your personal computer for the malicious extensions and ad-supported software that opens ads from ou3285291.ru web-site. When it has finished scanning your personal computer, it will show a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. When the cleaning procedure is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC system.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to get rid of ‘ad-supported’ software, browser hijackers and other dangerous applications.
Now your machine should be clean of the ou3285291.ru redirect. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and unwanted dangerous web-pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC for new malware and ‘ad-supported’ software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious software and ad-supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete ou3285291.ru advertisements from your PC, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.