If you find that your web-browser has become display the unwanted detect.keke.gdn popup ads then it is possible that your system is infected with malicious software from the adware family. The adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) is a form of unwanted software that can display a large amount of popup ads without a user’s permission. Moreover, it can redirect the internet browser on dangerous and misleading sites. Also, if you seeing that the Google Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and MS Edge tries to load an unknown page, 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. Complete the few simple steps below and clean your PC from ad-supported software as soon as possible. It’ll assist you to remove the redirect to detect.keke.gdn and any annoying advertisements.
The adware can change the settings of the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and Edge, but often that a dangerous software like this can also infect all types of web-browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time open the internet browser to see detect.keke.gdn unwanted advertisements.
While your personal computer is infected with the ad supported software, the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer may be redirected to detect.keke.gdn annoying web site. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may display a large amount of unwanted ads. These advertisements will be injected within the content of pages that are you opening in your internet 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 web-pages, including web pages where previously you have never seen any advertising banners. In this case, when you open any web-page, you may see in your internet browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for detect.keke.gdn’, ‘Transferring data from detect.keke.gdn’, ‘Looking up detect.keke.gdn’, ‘Read detect.keke.gdn’, ‘Connected to detect.keke.gdn’.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the few simple steps below ASAP. The step-by-step instructions will assist you to delete ‘ad supported’ software as well as clean your computer from the detect.keke.gdn advertisements. What is more, the guide below will help you get rid of other harmful software such as unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate the computer along with the ad supported software.
Tips to prevent detect.keke.gdn pop-up ads
Most commonly, the ‘ad supported’ software is bundled within the installation packages from a free hosting and file sharing web sites. So, install a free programs is a a good chance that you will find some bundled ad supported software. If you don’t know how to avoid it, then use a simple trick. During setup, select the Custom or Advanced setup option. Next, click ‘Decline’ button and clear all checkboxes on offers that ask you to install an unknown applications. Moreover, please carefully read Term of use and User agreement before installing any applications or otherwise you can end up with another unwanted program on your PC system such as this adware which reroute the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge onto the unwanted detect.keke.gdn web page.
How to manually remove detect.keke.gdn pop-up ads
This useful removal guide for the detect.keke.gdn redirect. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove detect.keke.gdn pop-up ads let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Remove suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove detect.keke.gdn redirect from Google Chrome
- Remove detect.keke.gdn pop-ups from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of detect.keke.gdn pop-up ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete detect.keke.gdn redirect
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown applications by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you begin the personal computer cleaning procedure by checking the list of installed applications and remove all unknown or suspicious applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious programs such as ad-supported software and browser hijackers may be bundled with free software. Remove the unwanted applications may delete the unwanted ads or browser redirect to unknown or annoying web-pages.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It’ll show a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date of installation in the Control panel.
Remove detect.keke.gdn redirect from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to delete the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s startpage, new tab page and default search engine that have been changed by ‘ad supported’ software.
- Open the Google Chrome, then press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press the “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Further, press the “Reset settings” button, which located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset settings prompt as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, look the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove detect.keke.gdn pop-ups from Mozilla Firefox
First, run the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will display 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”.
Get rid of detect.keke.gdn pop-up ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
To get rid of the detect.keke.gdn ads you need to reset the Microsoft Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your PC.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open the drop-down menu on the right part of the internet browser, then click the “Internet Options” as shown 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 below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, press the “Reset” button.
Once the task is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s settings to default state and disable ‘ad-supported’ extensions.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete detect.keke.gdn redirect
Once the ad-supported software is started, it can also alter the web-browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you launch the internet 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 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 internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the adware can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you open your machine, it will display detect.keke.gdn unwanted web page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by unwanted programs.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will show a dialog box that 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 on the image 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. 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 get rid of this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s a component of the ‘ad-supported’ programs, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete like 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 detect.keke.gdn redirect with Malwarebytes
Remove detect.keke.gdn 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 computer. The Malwarebytes is a reputable malware removal application. It can automatically detect and remove the ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) of the your PC. Moreover, this free application will help you to remove browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your PC may be infected too. You can follow the few simple steps below to remove the detect.keke.gdn annoying redirect completely.
Download Malwarebytes Free from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: July 25, 2019
Once downloaded, close all software 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 installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your personal computer.
When installation is finished, you will see window as shown on the screen below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button for checking your computer for the ad-supported software that causes the redirect to detect.keke.gdn site. This process can take some time, so please be patient.
When the system 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. When the disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
The following video explains the few simple steps above on how to get rid of adware with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
How to stop detect.keke.gdn pop-ups
To increase your security and protect your personal computer against new annoying ads and malicious web-pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to harmful ads and web-pages. Moreover, the program can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- When downloading is finished, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial which 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 PC, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop advertisements, detect.keke.gdn redirects, as well as other malicious or misleading pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
If the problem with detect.keke.gdn pop-up ads is still remained
If MalwareBytes cannot delete detect.keke.gdn redirect, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: March 2, 2020
- 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 system for the ad supported software which generates detect.keke.gdn advertisements.
- Once the scan is done, AdwCleaner will display a scan report. Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box, click “OK” button.
The following video explains the step-by-step instructions above on how to remove ad-supported software with AdwCleaner.
After completing the few simple steps shown above, your system should be clean from malware and adware. The Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and IE will no longer show detect.keke.gdn unwanted advertisements or redirect you to unwanted web-pages. Unfortunately, if the few simple steps 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.