Are you seeing vq61355.com in the Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge every time you use the internet browser to surf the Web? This means that your computer is infected with an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) which looks the entire traffic generated by you and on this basis, it opens a large number of unwanted advertisements. Currently, this adware are widely spread, due to the fact that most people are trying to find free applications, download and install them on the computer without proper attention to the fact that the adware can penetrate into the machine along with them.
The adware usually affects only the Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge by changing the internet browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The ad supported software will perform a scan of the system for web browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you launch the web browser, you will see an annoying vq61355.com site.
The ad supported software is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s created with the sole purpose to open dozens of pop-up ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web-browser window. So, the vq61355.com 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 advertisements, or reroute the browser to not expected and intrusive advertising pages. Moreover, the adware can substitute the legitimate ads on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit malicious web-pages. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web sites, so the creators of ‘ad-supported’ software, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the ad supported software receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
We recommend to get rid of the adware, which redirects your internet browser on the vq61355.com annoying web site, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other dangerous software on your computer.
How does vq61355.com ads get installed onto personal computer
How to manually remove vq61355.com ads
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will allow you easily to clean your PC system of adware. Moreover, you can choose manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the PC then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware tool designed specifically to remove ad-supported software that causes annoying vq61355.com pop-ups. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your web browser or reboot your system.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove vq61355.com redirect
- Remove vq61355.com advertisements from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of vq61355.com pop-ups from Chrome
- Get rid of vq61355.com redirect from Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the PC system cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed applications and remove all unknown or suspicious applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious software such as adware and browser hijackers may be bundled with free applications. Uninstall the unwanted software may get rid of the annoying ads or web-browser redirect to unknown or unwanted web-pages.
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Next, click “Uninstall a program” It will show a list of all software. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date of installation in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove vq61355.com redirect
When the ad supported software is started, it can also modify the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the browser, it will be redirected to an annoying advertisements.
To clear the web 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 vq61355.com advertisements from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto vq61355.com web page.
First, start the FF and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Next, click the Help button () as shown 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 show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the adware. Once it’s done, click the “Finish” button
Get rid of vq61355.com pop-ups from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s homepage and search engine by default that have been replaced by ‘ad-supported’ software.
- Open the Chrome, then press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Google Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click the “Show advanced settings” link, which 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 open the reset settings dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the article How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of vq61355.com redirect from Internet Explorer
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu as shown in the following image. Next, press the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The IE will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Remove 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 launch your computer, it will display vq61355.com annoying page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by malicious programs.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will display a prompt which 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 in the following image.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be display 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 remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s 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 malicious programs. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Get rid of vq61355.com pop-up ads automatically
You can remove vq61355.com pop-up ads automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal utility because it can easily delete 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 machine using the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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When the download is complete, close all windows on your system. Further, start the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the image below, click the Yes button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install Malwarebytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once the installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window like below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole PC system to find out malware and ‘ad-supported’ software which cause the vq61355.com advertisements. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished. Please be patient.
When it has finished scanning your computer, you can check all threats detected on your system. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and ad-supported software which cause vq61355.com advertisements. When the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart your personal computer. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to get rid of ad supported software and other malicious programs.
Block vq61355.com redirect and other unwanted web-pages
To increase your security and protect your personal computer against new annoying ads and malicious web sites, you need to use 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 from 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 in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is finished, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can press “Skip” to close the installation program 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 computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block ads, pages such as vq61355.com, 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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your PC and delete vq61355.com pop-ups with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer internet 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 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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When the download is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will run the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” for scanning your PC for the ad-supported software that cause a redirect to vq61355.com advertisements.
Once the checking is complete, 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 show a prompt, click “OK” to begin the cleaning procedure. Once the cleaning procedure is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your personal 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 few simple steps outlined above, your computer should be clean from malware and adware. The Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and Edge will no longer display vq61355.com unwanted popup ads or redirect you to unwanted web sites. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guide does not help you, then you have caught a new type of adware, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.