Have you become that your internet browser randomly displays chrosecurity.com, instead of the one you want to see? It is a sign that you have an installed ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) on your personal computer. The adware is a part of malicious software that created to open a lot of annoying ads. Follow the step-by-step instructions below as quickly as possible. It’ll clear your machine from adware that generates a ton of pop-up ads in the web-browser and thereby remove the redirect to chrosecurity.com page.
Most often, the adware affects the most common web-browsers like the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. But such the dangerous software as well may infect another internet browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web-browser’s shortcut). So every time you run the internet browser, it will redirect to the unwanted chrosecurity.com web site. Even if you setup a new start page, an unwanted web-site will be the first thing you see when you run the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, IE and Edge.
The adware is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, changes web browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the ad-supported software can install additional browser extensions, addons and modules that will inject ads within the Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer’s screen. Moreover, the adware may install a browser hijacker that once started, will modify the web browser’s home page and search engine. And finally, the adware can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what web-pages you are opening, what you are looking for the Net and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
So, obviously, you need to delete the ad-supported software ASAP. Use the free guide below. This guide will help you clean your system and thereby delete the chrosecurity.com annoying pop-up ads.
How does chrosecurity.com advertisements get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove chrosecurity.com pop-ups
This step-by-step instructions will help you remove chrosecurity.com . These chrosecurity.com removal steps work for the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Edge, 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.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of chrosecurity.com from Firefox
- Remove chrosecurity.com advertisements from Google Chrome
- Get rid of chrosecurity.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove chrosecurity.com redirect
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the program that causes the appearance of annoying ads and internet 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 chrosecurity.com from Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings have been modified by the ad-supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto chrosecurity.com web-site.
First, start the Mozilla Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Next, press the Help button () as shown on the screen below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser address bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the following image. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation prompt, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. Once it’s complete, click the “Finish” button
Remove chrosecurity.com advertisements 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 web-browser’s start page and search provider by default that have been modified by ad-supported software.
- Open the Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click the “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, press the “Reset settings” button, which located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset settings prompt as shown on the screen 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.
Get rid of chrosecurity.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as start page and search provider by default to default state, disable ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and thereby remove the redirect to chrosecurity.com unwanted web page.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove chrosecurity.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 open 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 complete, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web browser shortcuts which redirects to an annoying web sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Delete 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 show chrosecurity.com annoying web-site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ programs.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will show a prompt which titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the following image.
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 get rid of this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it is a component of the ‘ad-supported’ applications, then this task also should be removed.
Further press 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 ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to delete chrosecurity.com advertisements with free malware remover
Remove chrosecurity.com ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malware, web browser hijacker and toolbars that your system may be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes using the link below. Malwarebytes Anti-malware
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- Close all programs and windows on your personal computer. Open the directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will run the install of Malwarebytes. Next, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- When install is done, click on the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole PC to find out adware which redirects your internet browser to the chrosecurity.com annoying page. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
- When it has finished scanning your PC, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected”. Once the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your machine.
These steps above are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to block chrosecurity.com advertisements
To increase your security and protect your PC against new unwanted advertisements and malicious pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous ads and web sites. Moreover, the application can block the open of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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- After downloading is complete, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the install is complete, press “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial that will assist 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 computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-ups, chrosecurity.com redirects, 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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your system and get rid of chrosecurity.com redirect with AdwCleaner.
This removal application is free and easy to use. It can scan and delete adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer web-browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (startpage, new tab page and default search engine). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Download AdwCleaner tool from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once the downloading process is done, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as shown below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the application, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” to begin checking your system for the ad supported software that cause a redirect to chrosecurity.com ads.
Once the scan is done, it will show a list of all items detected by this utility like below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box, click “OK” to begin the cleaning process. When the clean up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
After completing the step-by-step guide outlined above, your personal computer should be clean from malware and adware. The Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and Microsoft Edge will no longer display chrosecurity.com annoying ads or redirect you to unwanted web-pages. Unfortunately, if the guide 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.