The free1news.org is an one of the many ad pages, which can be opened automatically each time you start the browser. The reason of automatic opening of this page is an adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which was set on your machine without your consent. Because, the adware is often used to open a large number of annoying pop-ups within the Chrome, FF, MS Edge and Internet Explorer’s screen. As, the advertisers do not disdain to use any methods to promote their web pages and attract new users. Below we explain how to get rid of adware and thereby delete free1news.org unwanted advertisements from your browser.
The ad supported software usually affects only the Google Chrome, FF, Edge and Internet Explorer by changing the internet browser’s settings or installing a harmful extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The ad supported software will perform a scan of the system for internet browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the web-browser shortcuts, it will add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you open the web-browser, you will see an unwanted free1news.org web-site.
The adware may insert a lot of ads directly to the web-sites that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising links has been added by the creators of the page. Moreover, a legal advertisements may be replaced on the fake advertisements, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect lots of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Web, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
Therefore it is very important to follow the step-by-step guide below as soon as possible. The step-by-step guide will assist you to remove adware as well as clean your computer from the free1news.org pop-up ads. What is more, the instructions below will help you remove other malicious software such as unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the PC along with the adware.
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How to manually remove free1news.org advertisements
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 choose manual or automatic removal method. If you are familiar with the PC system then use manual removal, otherwise use the free anti-malware utility designed specifically to get rid of ad supported software that causes unwanted free1news.org 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 restart your machine.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Get rid of free1news.org advertisements from Chrome
- Delete free1news.org advertisements from Firefox
- Get rid of free1news.org pop-ups from IE
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove free1news.org redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the computer cleanup is to remove unknown and suspicious programs. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded programs can clean up your web browser from advertisements, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will open the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed software.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Get rid of free1news.org advertisements 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, like below and press the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Delete free1news.org advertisements from Firefox
First, launch the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display 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, click “Refresh Firefox” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of free1news.org pop-ups from IE
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, then press the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu as shown on the screen below. Next, press 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 click on “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your machine for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove free1news.org redirect
Once the adware is started, it can also alter the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the internet browser, it will be rerouted 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 that 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 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 open your computer, it will show free1news.org annoying web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will show a dialog box which titled as 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 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, press the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “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’s a component of the malicious programs, then this task also should be removed.
Further click 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 ‘ad-supported’ application. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
Delete free1news.org redirect with Malwarebytes
Delete free1news.org pop-ups manually is difficult and often the ad-supported software is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal application. It can automatically detect and delete the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) of the your computer. Moreover, this free application will help you to remove web-browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your computer may be infected too. You can follow the step-by-step instructions below to delete the free1news.org unwanted redirect completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free from the link below.
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Once downloaded, close all applications 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 begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your personal computer.
Once installation is finished, you will see window as on the image below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole personal computer to find out adware that causes the redirect to free1news.org site. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
Once the checking is complete, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and press “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing the adware related files, folders, registry keys. When the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart the PC system.
The following video explains the guide above on how to get rid of adware with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Stop free1news.org ads and other annoying 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 advertisements and pages. Moreover, the program can stop the show of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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Once the download is complete, launch the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen like below.
Follow the prompts. When the install is complete, you will see a window as shown below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation 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 run your machine, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-up ads, web sites like free1news.org, as well as other malicious 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.
Scan your system and remove free1news.org pop-up ads with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove adware, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer web browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (startpage, new tab page and default search engine). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Download AdwCleaner utility from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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When downloading is done, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown on the screen below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to display the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, click the “Scan” . This will start scanning the whole PC system to find out adware that cause a redirect to free1news.org ads.
Once the system scan is complete, it will open a list of all items detected by this tool as shown on the screen below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will show a prompt, press “OK” to start the cleaning procedure. Once the clean-up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC. After restart, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
After completing the instructions outlined above, your machine should be clean from malware and ad-supported software. The Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge will no longer show free1news.org unwanted pop-up ads or redirect you to unwanted 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.