If you find that your browser has become show the annoying shavguti.ru pop-up ads then it is a sign that your PC system is infected with dangerous software from the adware family. The ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) is a form of unwanted software that can show a large number of pop-up ads without a user’s permission. Moreover, it can reroute the browser on dangerous and misleading web-sites. Also, if you seeing that the Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge tries to load an unknown web site, when you try to open a long-known web page, then you do not need to wait! Press the stop button in browser’s address bar. Follow the step-by-step instructions below and clean your system from ad supported software as quickly as possible. It will assist you to remove the reroute to shavguti.ru and any annoying advertisements.
The ad supported software can change the settings of the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge, but often that a harmful software such as this can also infect all types of web browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time launch the browser to see shavguti.ru annoying advertisements.
What is more, the adware may show ads depend on a web site that you are visiting. That is, it’s clear that this ‘ad supported’ software, without your permission, steals your private information such as: your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking, and much, much more. The ad-supported software may monetize its functionality by collecting data from your browsing sessions and selling it to third party companies. This puts your personal information at a security risk.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the instructions below as quickly as possible. The step-by-step guide will assist you to delete adware as well as clean your PC system from the shavguti.ru pop-up ads. What is more, the instructions below will help you remove other dangerous software like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the computer along with the ‘ad supported’ software.
How did you get infected with shavguti.ru pop-up ads
How to manually remove shavguti.ru ads
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It’ll assist you easily to clean your machine of ad-supported software. Moreover, you can select manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the machine then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware utility designed specifically to get rid of ad supported software that causes annoying shavguti.ru redirect. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your browser or reboot your system.
- Remove suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of shavguti.ru redirect
- Get rid of shavguti.ru pop-up ads from Chrome
- Delete shavguti.ru redirect from Firefox
- Remove shavguti.ru advertisements from IE
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove 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 press “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown on the screen below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It’ll open a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of shavguti.ru redirect
When 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 web 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 that starts with “http://” that has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web-browsers, as they may be infected too.
Get rid of shavguti.ru pop-up ads from Chrome
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Next, press the “Settings” option.
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 in the figure below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Delete shavguti.ru redirect from Firefox
First, start the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, click the “Help” button ().
In the Help menu, click 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 shavguti.ru advertisements from IE
First, launch the Internet Explorer, then click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu like below. Next, click the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press on “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your PC for the changes to take effect.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying shavguti.ru web-page 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 unwanted applications.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard together. This shows a dialog box 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 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 system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need delete 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 on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicious program. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove shavguti.ru advertisements automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete shavguti.ru ads from the infected system. This is because the ‘ad supported’ software 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 adware again infect your personal computer and it will start to open unwanted shavguti.ru pop-up ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove ad supported software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the computer.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. It is an advanced malware removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It is able to help you remove browser hijackers, malware, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Now, click the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your system. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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When downloading is complete, close all applications on your computer. Next, open the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the figure below, press the Yes button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your personal computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is done successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the screen below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button . This will begin scanning the whole machine to find out adware that cause a redirect to shavguti.ru. When the ad-supported software or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done. Please be patient.
Once the system scan is finished, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and ad-supported software that cause shavguti.ru advertisements. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your machine.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes application to remove adware and other malware.
Stop shavguti.ru and other annoying web sites
To increase your security and protect your personal computer against new annoying ads and malicious web pages, you need to use application that blocks access to harmful ads and pages. Moreover, the application can block the open of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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When the download is complete, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the install is done, you will see a window like 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 that will allow 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, AdGuard will run automatically and stop advertisements, web sites like shavguti.ru, as well as other dangerous or misleading 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.
If the problem with shavguti.ru pop-up ads is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot remove shavguti.ru advertisements, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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- Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once the tool is started the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, press the “Scan” button for scanning your PC for the ad supported software which generates shavguti.ru ads.
- When the system scan is complete, AdwCleaner will display a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, press “OK” button.
The following video explains the step-by-step guide above on how to get rid of adware with AdwCleaner.
Now your PC should be free of the shavguti.ru pop-ups. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted ads and unwanted dangerous web-sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your system for new malware and ad-supported software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new harmful applications and ‘ad supported’ software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of shavguti.ru advertisements from your machine, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.