The gasifi.ru is classified as ‘ad’ web site. It can show unwanted popup ads within the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and Edge or redirect your browser on other ads sites. If you’re seeing this annoying site then most probably that your web browser is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software). As a result of the adware infection, your browser will be full of ads (pop-ups, banners, in-text links, offers to install an unwanted applications) and your computer will be slower and slower.
The malicious software from the adware family that alters the settings of web-browsers usually affects only the FF, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a internet browser’s shortcut, so every time you start the web browser, instead of your startpage, you will see the annoying gasifi.ru advertisements.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s created with the sole purpose to display dozens of pop-ups, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open internet browser window. So, the gasifi.ru is just one of the many web pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It is designed to fill the web browser’s constant stream of ads, or redirect the web-browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web-pages. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate ads on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit malicious sites. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their sites, so the creators of adware, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the adware receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
So, obviously, you need to get rid of the ad supported software as soon as possible. Use the free step-by-step instructions below. This guide will help you clean your machine and thereby remove the gasifi.ru unwanted popup ads.
How does gasifi.ru ads get installed onto machine
How to manually remove gasifi.ru redirect
Without a doubt, the ad-supported software is harmful to your PC. So you need to quickly and completely get rid of this malicious software. To get rid of this adware, you can use the manual removal which are given below, or use an anti-malware tool for removing malicious software, such as Malwarebytes Anti-malware and AdwCleaner (both are free). I note that we recommend that you use automatic removal, which will allow you to delete gasifi.ru advertisements easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in computer or in the case where adware is not removed automatically.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove gasifi.ru redirect
- Remove gasifi.ru ads from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove gasifi.ru advertisements from Chrome
- Get rid of gasifi.ru redirect from Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove 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’ll display the Windows Control Panel as shown in the figure below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program” It’ll open a list of all applications. Scroll through the all list and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove gasifi.ru redirect
When the ad supported software is started, it can also alter the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the browser, it will be rerouted to an unwanted ads.
To clear the internet browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. 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 which starts with “http://” that has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove gasifi.ru ads from Mozilla Firefox
First, start the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, press the “Help” button ().
In the Help menu, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page, click “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove gasifi.ru advertisements from Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby remove the redirect to gasifi.ru unwanted ads that is caused by the ad-supported software.
At first, launch the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter.
The browser will display the settings screen. 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, like below and press the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will open the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The application will start the task of cleaning. Once it’s done, the web-browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your personal computer.
Get rid of gasifi.ru redirect from Internet Explorer
To get rid of the gasifi.ru pop-up ads you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your machine.
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 on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset IE settings” prompt as shown on the screen below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, press the “Reset” button.
When the process is done, press “Close” button. Close the IE and reboot your computer 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.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted gasifi.ru web site 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 adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. 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, press “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, press 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 remove it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then 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 ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to get rid of gasifi.ru with free malware removal program
Manual removal gasifi.ru requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the ‘ad-supported’ software may be not completely removed. We suggest that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the freeware will help you to remove malware, web-browser hijackers and toolbars that your computer may be infected too.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop by clicking on the following link. Malwarebytes Anti-malware
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- At the download page, press the Download button. Your web browser will display the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your desktop.
- Once the download process is finished, please close all software and open windows on your personal computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will launch 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 finished installing, the malware remover will start and open the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button for scanning your PC for the ad-supported software which redirects your web browser to the gasifi.ru annoying page. This task can take quite a while, so please be patient.
- When the system scan is complete, it will show a screen that contains a list of malicious programs that has been found.
- When you are ready, click on “Quarantine Selected” button to start cleaning your PC system. When the task is done, you may be prompted to reboot your PC system.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Block gasifi.ru pop-up ads and other annoying web sites
To increase your security and protect your computer against new unwanted advertisements and malicious web sites, you need to use program that blocks access to malicious ads and web-sites. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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Once the downloading process is finished, launch the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is complete, you will see a window as shown on the screen below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an 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 launch your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block popup ads, web sites such as gasifi.ru, 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.
Remove gasifi.ru and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot remove the annoying gasifi.ru redirect from the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and IE, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner using the link below.
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Update: October 9, 2020
Once downloading is complete, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, you will see a screen such as below.
Now, click the “Scan” button for checking your PC system for the malicious extensions and ad supported software that shows advertisements from gasifi.ru web page. Once the scan is complete, it will display 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 computer.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to delete ad supported software, browser hijackers and other dangerous programs.
Once you have finished the steps above, your computer should be free from malware and adware. The Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge will no longer open gasifi.ru annoying popup ads or redirect you to unwanted web-sites. Unfortunately, if the few simple steps 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.