Have you become that your browser randomly opens 72onbase.com, instead of the one you want to see? It is a sign that you have an installed adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) on your PC system. The ad supported software is a part of dangerous software that created to display a large number of unwanted popup ads. Complete the step-by-step guide below as soon as possible. It will clear your computer from adware that generates tons of advertisements in the internet browser and thereby remove the reroute to 72onbase.com web-page.
The malicious programs from the adware family that modifies the settings of web-browsers usually affects only the Chrome, FF, Edge and Internet Explorer. However, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The ad supported software may change the Target property of a web-browser’s shortcut, so every time you run the browser, instead of your homepage, you will see the unwanted 72onbase.com ads.
While your system is infected with the ad-supported software, the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer may be rerouted to 72onbase.com annoying page. Of course, the ‘ad-supported’ software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may show a large amount of annoying advertisements. These ads will be injected within the content of web pages 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 advertisements will appear on all web-sites, including web sites where previously you have never seen any advertisements. In this case, when you open any web page, you may see in your internet browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for 72onbase.com’, ‘Transferring data from 72onbase.com’, ‘Looking up 72onbase.com’, ‘Read 72onbase.com’, ‘Connected to 72onbase.com’.
We suggest you to delete ad supported software and clean your computer from 72onbase.com ads as quickly as possible, until the presence of the ad supported software has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the few simple steps below that will allow you to completely delete the redirect to 72onbase.com unwanted page, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How does 72onbase.com ads get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove 72onbase.com pop-ups
This useful removal guide for the 72onbase.com pop-up ads. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove 72onbase.com ads let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove 72onbase.com advertisements from Chrome
- Get rid of 72onbase.com from Firefox
- Remove 72onbase.com pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove 72onbase.com redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to start 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 applications can clean up your browser from pop-up ads, 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 open the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed software.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Remove 72onbase.com advertisements from Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby remove the redirect to 72onbase.com unwanted ads that is caused by the adware.
At first, start the 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 web browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web browser will open 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 Google Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The application will start the process of cleaning. When it’s done, the web-browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your machine.
Get rid of 72onbase.com from Firefox
If the 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 72onbase.com web-site.
First, run the Firefox and press button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown in the following image.
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 open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the following image. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation prompt, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ‘ad-supported’ software. When it is finished, press the “Finish” button
Remove 72onbase.com pop-up ads from Internet Explorer
First, start the IE, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu as on the image below. Next, click 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 image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press on “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove 72onbase.com redirect
Once installed, the adware may add an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge. Due to this, every time you open the browser, it will open the 72onbase.com annoying 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 which starts with “http://”. Remove it or everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
Next, click OK to save changes. You need to clean all web browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, FF, MS Edge and Internet Explorer.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted 72onbase.com web page 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 adware.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This shows a dialog box that 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 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. Pay attention to that it launches on your machine. 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 remove, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicious software. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove 72onbase.com pop-up ads automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely get rid of 72onbase.com from the infected personal computer. This is because the adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and get rid of completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ad-supported software again infect your personal computer and it will begin to show unwanted 72onbase.com pop-up ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove adware manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the PC.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your PC system. It is an advanced malware removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you remove browser hijackers, malware, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your computer for free.
Now, click the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your computer. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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When the download is finished, close all programs on your computer. Next, run the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the following image, click the Yes button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your PC. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, press Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the ad supported software that cause a redirect to 72onbase.com. When the ‘ad-supported’ software or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Please be patient.
When the system scan is done, you can check all threats detected on your personal computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and adware which cause 72onbase.com pop-ups. Once disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart your computer.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes program to remove ad-supported software and other malware.
Stop 72onbase.com redirect and other unwanted web-sites
To increase your security and protect your machine against new annoying advertisements and malicious web sites, you need to use program that stops access to malicious ads and web pages. Moreover, the program can block the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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When the download is finished, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. When the install is finished, you will see a window as shown on the screen below.
You can click “Skip” to close the setup application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an 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 start your PC system, AdGuard will launch automatically and block advertisements, web-pages like 72onbase.com, as well as other dangerous or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your PC system and delete 72onbase.com pop-ups with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and delete ad-supported software, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (start page and search provider by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the system.
Download AdwCleaner utility by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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When downloading is done, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start 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 show the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” to perform a system scan for the adware which cause a redirect to 72onbase.com advertisements.
When it has finished scanning, it will display a list of all items detected by this utility as shown on the screen below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will show a dialog box, press “OK” to start the cleaning procedure. When the clean up is complete, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your system. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Now your PC should be free of the 72onbase.com ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and annoying dangerous web-sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your computer for new malware and adware). 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 delete 72onbase.com redirect from your PC system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.