If you’re reading this post, it means that you are seeing the krut1news.ru unknown web site and your browser began opening tons of popup ads. All of these problems with your machine caused by adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which is often installs on the system with the free programs. You probably want to know how to remove this adware as well as delete krut1news.ru pop-up ads. In the guide below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
Most often, the ad-supported software affects the most common browsers such as the Google Chrome, FF, IE and MS Edge. But such the malicious software as well may infect another web-browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web browser’s shortcut). So every time you open the browser, it’ll reroute to the annoying krut1news.ru web site. Even if you setup a new start page, an unwanted web-site will be the first thing you see when you start the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer.
What is more, the adware may open advertisements depend on a page that you are visiting. That is, it is 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 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.
So, obviously, you need to delete the ad supported software as soon as possible. Use the free step-by-step guide below. This guide will help you clean your computer and thereby get rid of the krut1news.ru unwanted ads.
How does krut1news.ru ads get installed onto computer
How to manually remove krut1news.ru redirect
This step-by-step instructions will help you delete krut1news.ru redirect. These krut1news.ru removal steps work for the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the web browser or reboot your PC system. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of krut1news.ru advertisements from Chrome
- Remove krut1news.ru advertisements from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of krut1news.ru pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of krut1news.ru redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the personal computer cleanup is to delete unknown and suspicious applications. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded programs can clean up your web browser from pop-ups, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will display the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed applications.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Get rid of krut1news.ru advertisements from Chrome
Open the Google 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 shown in the following image and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove krut1news.ru advertisements from Mozilla Firefox
First, launch the Firefox. Next, click 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, press “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of krut1news.ru pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
First, run the IE, then press button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as home page, newtab page and search provider by default to default state, disable ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and thereby delete the redirect to krut1news.ru annoying page.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of krut1news.ru 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 ‘ad-supported’ software can modify 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, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for internet browser shortcuts that redirects to an unwanted pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove 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 display krut1news.ru annoying web site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will open a prompt which called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the screen 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 get rid of 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 press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove krut1news.ru with free malware removal program
Manual removal krut1news.ru requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware may be not completely removed. We suggest that use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your machine. Moreover, the free programs will help you to get rid of malware, web browser hijackers and toolbars that your system may be infected too.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop from the following link. Malwarebytes Anti-malware
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click the Download button. Your web browser will open the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your desktop.
- When the download process is finished, please close all programs and open windows on your personal computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will open the Setup wizard of Malwarebytes onto your computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- Once the Setup wizard has done installing, the malware remover will start and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button for scanning your PC system for the ad-supported software which redirects your internet browser to the krut1news.ru annoying web-site. This task can take quite a while, so please be patient.
- When it has finished scanning your personal computer, it will display a screen that contains a list of malicious programs that has been found.
- When you are ready, press on “Quarantine Selected” button to begin cleaning your PC. Once the task is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your computer.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Stop krut1news.ru ads and other unwanted sites
To increase your security and protect your machine against new annoying ads and malicious web pages, you need to use program that stops access to dangerous advertisements and web pages. Moreover, the program can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
When downloading is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the following image.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is finished, you will see a window as shown in the following image.
You can press “Skip” to close the installation 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 PC, AdGuard will start automatically and block advertisements, web-sites like krut1news.ru, as well as other dangerous 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.
Delete krut1news.ru and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot remove the unwanted krut1news.ru pop-ups from the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: April 28, 2022
After downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is launched, you will see a screen like below.
Now, click the “Scan” button for scanning your system for the malicious extensions and ‘ad-supported’ software which opens ads from krut1news.ru web site. When the system scan is done, it will display a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. Once the clean-up is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to delete adware, browser hijackers and other dangerous programs.
Now your PC system should be free of the krut1news.ru redirect. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-ups and annoying malicious sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your system 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 get rid of krut1news.ru redirect from your PC system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.
excellent instructions, thank you! I have struggled for long with this add-ware, tried multiple anti-virus programs including malware bits and Kaspersky, however the problem persisted. Malwarebits detected some traces in the registry library, kaspersky didn’t find anything though.
The part with schedule tasks was especially helpful.