The 2infoblog.net is a ad-supported web-page which pops up on system that’s infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). The ‘ad supported’ software is one of the most annoying type of malware floating around the Internet: an attack generates tons of annoying advertisements within a user web browser’s screen. A lot of people have fallen victim to these kinds of attacks, looking the Internet in hopes of finding step-by-step guide on how to remove annoying ads. Now, computer geeks and Myantispyware lab have teamed up to create the step-by-step guide that help users remove 2infoblog.net advertisements for free.
The adware usually affects only the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge by changing the browser’s settings or installing a dangerous extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the machine for web-browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web-browser shortcuts, it’ll add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you run the web browser, you will see an unwanted 2infoblog.net site.
While your PC is infected with the adware, the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge may be redirected to 2infoblog.net unwanted web-site. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may display a lot of annoying ads. These ads will be injected within the content of web-sites 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 ads will appear on all sites, including sites where previously you have never seen any advertising links.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your computer from the adware as well as remove 2infoblog.net unwanted ads from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge and other web-browsers.
How can you prevent your PC from the attack of 2infoblog.net ads
How to manually remove 2infoblog.net ads
Without a doubt, the ad-supported software is harmful to your computer. So you need to quickly and completely remove 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 harmful programs, such as Malwarebytes Anti-malware and AdwCleaner (both are free). I note that we recommend that you use automatic removal, that will assist you to remove 2infoblog.net 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 applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of 2infoblog.net redirect
- Remove 2infoblog.net redirect from FF
- Remove 2infoblog.net advertisements from Google Chrome
- Get rid of 2infoblog.net pop-ups from IE
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you begin the PC system cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed software and delete all unknown or suspicious programs. 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 programs. Remove the unwanted programs may delete the annoying advertisements or internet browser redirect to unknown or annoying web sites.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It’ll display the Windows Control Panel as on the image below.
Next, press “Uninstall a program”
It’ll open a list of all applications. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort applications by date of installation in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of 2infoblog.net redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also modify the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the internet browser, it will be redirected to an annoying ads.
To clear the 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://” which 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 2infoblog.net redirect from FF
If the Firefox settings have been changed by the ad supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto 2infoblog.net site.
First, start the FF and press button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Next, press 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 web-browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the adware. When it is finished, press the “Finish” button
Remove 2infoblog.net advertisements from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to get rid of the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s homepage, new tab and default search engine that have been replaced by adware.
- Open the Chrome, then click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press 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 show the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of 2infoblog.net pop-ups from IE
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then press button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your PC for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as homepage, new tab page and search engine by default to default state, disable ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and thereby delete the redirect to 2infoblog.net unwanted web-site.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying 2infoblog.net page 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’ software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This displays a prompt that 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, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the figure below.
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. 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 press 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 finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove 2infoblog.net advertisements with free malware remover
Delete 2infoblog.net ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your personal computer. Moreover, the free application will help you to remove malware, internet browser hijacker and toolbars that your PC system may be infected too.
- Download Malwarebytes from the link below.
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- Close all software and windows on your PC system. Open the directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will start the setup of Malwarebytes. Next, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is finished, click on the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your personal computer for the ad-supported software which redirects your browser to the 2infoblog.net annoying web page. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
- When the system scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected”. Once the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your system.
These steps above are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Stop 2infoblog.net redirect and other unwanted web pages
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying ads and malicious web pages, you need to use program that blocks access to harmful ads and web sites. Moreover, the program can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web-pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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After downloading is complete, start the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is finished, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can press “Skip” to close the setup application 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 system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop advertisements, web pages such as 2infoblog.net, as well as other dangerous or misleading web pages. 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 PC system and remove 2infoblog.net advertisements with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and get rid of ‘ad supported’ software, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and IE internet browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (start 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 tool 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 complete, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to open the program, press Yes button to continue.
Now, press the “Scan” for scanning your personal computer for the adware that cause a redirect to 2infoblog.net advertisements.
When it has finished scanning, it will show a list of all items detected by this tool as shown on the image below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will open a dialog box, press “OK” to start the cleaning process. Once the clean-up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your personal computer. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Now your computer should be free of the 2infoblog.net ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted advertisements and annoying harmful web-sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC system for new malware and ‘ad supported’ software). 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 2infoblog.net pop-up ads from your personal computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.