The tensoft.pro pop-ups should not be underestimated, because the reason for their appearance within your internet browser is penetration an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) into your machine. It can bring a security risk to your computer. So, do not ignore it! Of course, the tensoft.pro is just a web-page, but the ad-supported software uses it to open intrusive and unwanted advertisements, even without your permission and desire to see it. The annoying ads can be just the beginning, because your PC system is hijacked by malicious software, so the amount of advertisements in the future may increase. Its appearance will prevent you normally browse the sites, and more, can lead to crash the web-browser.
The ad-supported software can change the settings of the Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, but often that a malicious software like 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 tensoft.pro annoying advertisements.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a lot of advertisements, 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 malicious sites. Moreover, a browser hijacker can be additionally installed on to your system with the adware. Once installed, it will modify your home page with an unwanted page.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the steps below as soon as possible. The few simple steps will assist you to delete adware as well as clean your machine from the tensoft.pro advertisements. What is more, the guide below will help you delete other malicious software like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the personal computer along with the adware.
How does tensoft.pro ads get installed onto computer
How to manually remove tensoft.pro pop-ups
This guide will help you delete tensoft.pro advertisements. These tensoft.pro removal steps work for the Chrome, IE, FF and 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. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of tensoft.pro ads from FF
- Get rid of tensoft.pro pop-up ads from Chrome
- Remove tensoft.pro advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of tensoft.pro redirect
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the program that causes the appearance of unwanted ads and web-browser redirect to unwanted web-pages, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Get rid of tensoft.pro ads from FF
First, start the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open 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 tensoft.pro pop-up ads from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web-browser’s homepage, new tab page and search engine by default 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 show the 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 show the reset settings dialog box 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 Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove tensoft.pro advertisements from Internet Explorer
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown 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 dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system 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 web browser’s extensions and thereby get rid of the redirect to tensoft.pro unwanted page.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of tensoft.pro redirect
Once installed, the adware may add an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge. Due to this, every time you launch the web-browser, it will show the tensoft.pro annoying web page.
Right click on the internet browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. 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://”. Remove it or everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
Next, press OK to save changes. You need to clean all web browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted tensoft.pro web-site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by malicios program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This shows 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, press “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 show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need get rid of it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then 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 malicious applications. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Get rid of tensoft.pro advertisements automatically
You can get rid of tensoft.pro redirect 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 programs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your PC system from the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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When the download is finished, close all windows on your PC. Further, start the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, click the Yes button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Malwarebytes on the PC. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once the installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your machine for the malware and adware that cause the tensoft.pro advertisements. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Please be patient.
Once the scan is finished, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and adware that cause tensoft.pro advertisements. When the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart your PC. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to remove adware and other malicious software.
Block tensoft.pro ads and other unwanted sites
To increase your security and protect your machine against new annoying ads and malicious web-sites, you need to use application that blocks access to dangerous advertisements and web sites. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, that 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 downloading is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the following image.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is done, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install application 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 launch your system, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-up ads, web pages such as tensoft.pro, as well as other dangerous or misleading web-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.
Scan your computer and delete tensoft.pro advertisements with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, IE and Edge web-browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (homepage and search engine by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the personal computer.
Download AdwCleaner tool from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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After the download is finished, 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 on the image below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to display the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” to perform a system scan for the adware which cause a redirect to tensoft.pro advertisements.
When it has finished scanning, it will open a list of all items detected by this utility as shown on the screen below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box, click “OK” to begin the cleaning process. Once the clean-up is done, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your system. After restart, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
After completing the instructions shown above, your computer should be clean from malware and adware. The Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and Edge will no longer display tensoft.pro annoying pop-up ads and redirect you to unknown web pages. 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.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next press “Do a system scan only” button.
- Once the system scan is done, the scan button will read “Save log”, press it. Save this log to your desktop.
- Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the unwanted tensoft.pro redirect.