The affrh2015.com is classified as ‘ad-supported’ web page. The appearance of affrh2015.com in your web browser means that your machine is infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which can show tons of ads within the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge screen or redirect you to an unwanted ad web-pages. So, if you have found that your web-browser is redirected to this annoying web-page, then you do not need to wait , you need to follow the step-by-step guide below to clean your personal computer from the adware and thereby remove affrh2015.com redirect as soon as possible.
The ad supported software usually affects only the Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge by changing the browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad supported’ software will perform a scan of the PC system for web-browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web-browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you open the browser, you will see an annoying affrh2015.com web-page.
The adware is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, alters internet browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the adware can install additional internet browser extensions, addons and modules that will inject advertising links within the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge’s screen. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software may install browser hijacker that once started, will modify the web browser’s startpage and search engine. And finally, the adware can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what pages you are opening, what you are looking for the World Wide Web and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your computer from the ‘ad supported’ software as well as get rid of affrh2015.com annoying advertisements from the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and IE and other internet browsers.
How did you get infected with affrh2015.com advertisements
How to manually remove affrh2015.com redirect
If you perform exactly the step-by-step guide below you should be able to get rid of the affrh2015.com redirect. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your internet browser or restart your PC system.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove affrh2015.com redirect
- Remove affrh2015.com pop-up ads from Google Chrome
- Delete affrh2015.com pop-up ads from Firefox
- Delete affrh2015.com pop-ups from Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs 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 will open the Windows Control Panel as shown in the figure below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It’ll show a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown software.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove affrh2015.com redirect
Once the ad-supported software is started, it can also alter the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the internet browser, it will be redirected to an unwanted ads.
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 begins 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 browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove affrh2015.com pop-up ads from Google 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 affrh2015.com annoying ads that is caused by the adware.
At first, launch the Chrome. Next, press 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 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, as shown on the image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will display the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The application will start the process of cleaning. Once it’s finished, 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 system.
Delete affrh2015.com pop-up ads from Firefox
First, start the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, click 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”.
Delete affrh2015.com pop-ups from Internet Explorer
First, launch the IE, then press button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your machine for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like homepage, new tab and default search engine to default state, disable ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and thereby remove the reroute to affrh2015.com unwanted site.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted affrh2015.com web-site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all the tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ programs.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This displays a prompt that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “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 show just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your computer. 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 get rid of, then click 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 malicious applications. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove affrh2015.com pop-up ads with Malwarebytes
Remove affrh2015.com redirect manually is difficult and often the ad supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your personal computer. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal program. It can automatically detect and remove the adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) of the your machine. Moreover, this free program will help you to delete internet browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your system may be infected too. You can follow the few simple steps below to get rid of the affrh2015.com annoying pop-up ads completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free from the link below.
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Once downloaded, close all software and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup like below.
When the setup starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your system.
When install is finished, you will see window like below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your computer for the ad supported software that causes the redirect to affrh2015.com site. This task can take some time, so please be patient.
When the system scan is done, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing the ad supported software related files, folders, registry keys. Once the disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart the personal computer.
The following video explains the few simple steps above on how to delete adware with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Block affrh2015.com pop-up ads and other unwanted web pages
To increase your security and protect your computer against new unwanted ads and malicious web pages, you need to use program that stops access to malicious ads and web sites. Moreover, the application can stop the show of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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Once downloading is finished, run the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is done, you will see a window as on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-ups, web pages like affrh2015.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, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your computer and remove affrh2015.com advertisements with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove ad-supported software, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in FF, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge web-browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (home page, newtab page and search provider by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and get rid of malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the computer.
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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After the download is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen like below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the application, click Yes button to continue.
Now, press the “Scan” . This will start scanning the whole PC system to find out adware which cause a redirect to affrh2015.com advertisements.
When it has finished scanning, it will open a list of all items detected by this utility as on the image below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will open a dialog box, press “OK” to start the cleaning procedure. Once the clean-up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your PC system. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
After completing the instructions above, your computer should be clean from malware and ad supported software. The Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer will no longer open affrh2015.com unwanted ads and redirect you to unknown 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.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop.
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next click “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 annoying affrh2015.com pop-ups.