Have you become that your web-browser randomly shows sloi1.com, instead of the one you want to see? It’s a sign that you have an installed ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) on your machine. The ‘ad supported’ software is a part of malicious software that created to show a large number of unwanted pop-up ads. Perform the instructions below ASAP. It will clear your computer from ‘ad supported’ software that generates lots of ads in the web browser and thereby get rid of the reroute to sloi1.com web site.
Most often, the adware affects the most common web browsers like the Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and IE. But such the harmful software as well may infect another browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a web browser’s shortcut). So every time you launch the internet browser, it will redirect to the annoying sloi1.com site. Even if you setup a new startpage, an unwanted web page will be the first thing you see when you run the Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge.
Technically, the ad supported software is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a huge number of pop-ups, hindering or completely blocking the work in the web-browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted programs without your permission, force you to visit harmful web-pages. Moreover, the adware can download and install internet browser hijacker. Once installed, it’ll change your home page with an unwanted web-site.
So, obviously, you need to remove the ad supported software as quickly as possible. Use the free few simple steps below. This guide will help you clean your personal computer and thereby remove the sloi1.com annoying pop-up ads.
How does sloi1.com popup ads get installed onto PC system
Probably, the adware get installed onto your PC system when you have installed a free software like E-Mail checker, PDF creator, video codec, etc. Because, most commonly the adware is bundled within the installation packages from Softonic, Cnet, Soft32, Brothersoft or other similar web-pages. Even removing the application that contains adware, does not help you delete the sloi1.com advertisements. Therefore, you must follow the step-by-step guide below to remove all annoying ads.
How to manually remove sloi1.com redirect
This useful removal guide for the sloi1.com pop-ups. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to get rid of sloi1.com pop-ups let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Remove suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete sloi1.com redirect
- Remove sloi1.com pop-ups from Firefox
- Delete sloi1.com pop-ups from Chrome
- Delete sloi1.com pop-ups from Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the application that causes the appearance of unwanted advertisements and web browser redirect to unwanted web-sites, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown in the figure below.
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ under Programs category as shown on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of installed software. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the internet browser redirect to annoying sloi1.com advertisements. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious applications by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it and press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, press ‘Start’ button and select ‘Control Panel’ at right panel as shown on the image below.
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown on the image below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your machine. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the software that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of annoying ads and browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the application, you need to uninstall, is found, simply press on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete sloi1.com redirect
When the ad supported software 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 start the browser, it will be rerouted to an annoying 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://” 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 sloi1.com pop-ups from Firefox
First, start the Mozilla Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, press the “Help” button ().
In the Help menu, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page, press “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete sloi1.com pop-ups from Chrome
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Next, click 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 on the screen below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Delete sloi1.com pop-ups from Internet Explorer
To delete the sloi1.com ads you need to reset the IE to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your system.
First, start the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will open the drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then click the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box as shown in the figure below. Next, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, press the “Reset” button.
Once the procedure is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s settings to default state and disable ‘ad-supported’ extensions.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted sloi1.com 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 programs.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This shows a prompt that called 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”, like 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, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your PC system. 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 is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to delete, then 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 unwanted programs. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to delete sloi1.com ads automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely remove sloi1.com pop-ups from the infected PC. This is because the ad-supported software can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the adware again infect your PC system and it will begin to display unwanted sloi1.com 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 PC system. It’s an advanced malware removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you delete browser hijackers, malware, ad-supported software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your PC 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 downloading is finished, close all software on your machine. Next, start 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 show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your machine. 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 like below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button for checking your PC for the ‘ad supported’ software which cause a redirect to sloi1.com. When the adware or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Please be patient.
Once the scan is complete, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and adware that cause sloi1.com pop-up ads. Once disinfection is finished, 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 application to remove adware and other malware.
Block sloi1.com pop-ups and other annoying pages
To increase your security and protect your system against new unwanted ads and malicious web pages, you need to use program that blocks access to malicious ads and web sites. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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Once the download is finished, run the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. When the install is finished, you will see a window as on the image 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 run your machine, AdGuard will start automatically and stop popup ads, web-pages like sloi1.com, as well as other harmful or misleading web sites. 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.
If the problem with sloi1.com ads is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot remove sloi1.com redirect, 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 opened the main screen will appear as shown on the image above.
- Now, press the “Scan” button for scanning your system for the ad-supported software which generates sloi1.com ads.
- Once the checking is complete, AdwCleaner will show a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box, press “OK” button.
The following video explains the few simple steps above on how to delete ‘ad supported’ software with AdwCleaner.
After completing the step-by-step instructions outlined above, your PC should be clean from malware and ‘ad supported’ software. The Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge will no longer open sloi1.com unwanted pop-up ads or redirect you to unwanted web-pages. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guide does not help you, then you have caught a new type of ‘ad supported’ software, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.