Are you seeing click.fancywap.com page in the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge every time you use the internet browser to surf the Internet? This means that your computer is infected with an adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) which looks the entire traffic generated by you and on this basis, it shows a large number of annoying pop-ups. Currently, this ad supported software are widely spread, due to the fact that most people are trying to find freeware, download and install them on the PC without proper attention to the fact that the adware can penetrate into the personal computer along with them.
The malicious programs from the ad-supported software family that changes the settings of internet browsers usually affects only the Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer. However, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you open the web-browser, instead of your home page, you will see the unwanted click.fancywap.com ads.
Technically, the ‘ad supported’ software is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates lots of pop-up ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the browser. It may install other unknown and unwanted software without your permission, force you to visit dangerous pages. Moreover, the adware can download and install web browser hijacker. Once installed, it’ll replace your start page with an unwanted web site.
We suggest you to delete adware and clean your system from click.fancywap.com ads as quickly as possible, until the presence of the ‘ad supported’ software has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the step-by-step instructions below that will allow you to completely remove the reroute to click.fancywap.com unwanted web page, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How can you protect your PC from click.fancywap.com advertisements
How to manually remove click.fancywap.com redirect
The simple answer is right here on this page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will assist you easily to clean your PC of adware. Moreover, you can choose manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the personal computer then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware utility designed specifically to delete ad-supported software that causes annoying click.fancywap.com advertisements. 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 personal computer.
- Delete suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove click.fancywap.com pop-ups from Firefox
- Remove click.fancywap.com from Chrome
- Get rid of click.fancywap.com redirect from IE
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete click.fancywap.com redirect
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you begin the personal computer cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and uninstall 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 software. Delete the unwanted software may get rid of the unwanted ads or web browser redirect to unknown or unwanted web pages.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, press “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It’ll show the Windows Control Panel as on the image below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It’ll show a list of all software. Scroll through the all list, and delete any suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date of installation in the Control panel.
Remove click.fancywap.com pop-ups from Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been modified by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to delete the reroute onto click.fancywap.com page.
First, launch the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Next, click the Help button () like below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser address bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation prompt, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the adware. When it’s done, click the “Finish” button
Remove click.fancywap.com from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s homepage, new tab and default search engine that have been replaced by ‘ad supported’ software.
- Open the Google Chrome, then click 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, that 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 prompt as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the 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 click.fancywap.com redirect from IE
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click 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 computer for the changes to take effect. It will restore the 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 remove the redirect to click.fancywap.com annoying web site.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete click.fancywap.com redirect
When the ‘ad supported’ software is started, it can also change the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the 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://” 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.
Delete 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 click.fancywap.com unwanted web-site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will display a dialog box which titled with 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”, like below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open 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 is a component of the malicious program, then this task also should be removed.
Further press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by malicious software. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove click.fancywap.com pop-ups with Malwarebytes
Remove click.fancywap.com advertisements manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC system. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal application. It can automatically detect and remove the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) of the your system. Moreover, this free application will help you to remove internet browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your PC may be infected too. You can follow the instructions below to remove the click.fancywap.com unwanted redirect completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloaded, close all programs and windows on your PC. 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” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your PC.
When install is done, you will see window as shown on the screen below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button for checking your personal computer for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes the redirect to click.fancywap.com web-page. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
Once the scan is complete, 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 computer.
The following video explains the guide above on how to delete ‘ad supported’ software with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
How to stop click.fancywap.com pop-up ads
To increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying advertisements and malicious web sites, you need to use an application that stops access to malicious ads and pages. Moreover, the application can stop the open of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard application by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- When the download is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the setup is finished, press “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a 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 system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-up ads, click.fancywap.com redirects, as well as other harmful 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, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Remove click.fancywap.com redirect and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot delete the unwanted click.fancywap.com ads from the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for ad supported software, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: January 20, 2021
Once downloading is done, open the directory in which you saved it. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, you will see a screen like below.
Now, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the malicious extensions and adware that opens advertisements from click.fancywap.com web page. Once the scan is complete, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt. Click “OK”. Once the clean-up is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your PC.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the AdwCleaner to remove adware, browser hijackers and other harmful programs.
Now your system should be clean of the click.fancywap.com advertisements. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-up ads and annoying dangerous sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC for new malware and adware). 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 remove click.fancywap.com pop-ups from your PC system, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.