If you keep receiving the Bongacams.com pop up ads, when you browse the World Wide Web with the Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and IE, then it could mean your machine is infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) from the big malware family. Once started, it may install a harmful internet browser’s plugin that generates a large count of popups or change the web-browser’s settings to show advertisements on all web-sites that you are opening in the web-browser, even on those web pages where before you did not see any advertisements. We recommend you to clean you personal computer from adware and thereby get rid of Bongacams.com popup ads. You need to follow the guide below as soon as possible. It will get rid of all undesired popup advertisements and protect your personal computer from more harmful software and trojans.
Table of contents
- What is Bongacams.com
- How to remove Bongacams.com ads
- Delete Bongacams.com redirect without any utilities
- Uninstall Bongacams.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Clean up the browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by adware
- Remove Bongacams.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting browser settings
- Delete Bongacams.com popup advertisements from IE
- Remove Bongacams.com pop-ups from Google Chrome
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- How to automatically delete Bongacams.com redirect
- Delete Bongacams.com redirect without any utilities
- Block Bongacams.com pop-up ads and other unwanted web-pages
- Method of Bongacams.com pop up ads intrusion into your PC
- Final words
The adware is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, modifies web-browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the adware can install additional browser extensions and modules that will inject advertisements within the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge’s screen. Moreover, the ad supported software may install browser hijacker that once started, will change the internet browser’s home page and search engine. And finally, the ad-supported software can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what sites you are opening, what you are looking for the Net and so on. This information, in the future, may be transferred to third parties.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, some ad-supported software to also modify all web-browsers shortcuts which located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to redirect your internet browser to annoying ad web pages like Bongacams.com, certain of which might be malicious. It can make the whole system more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the steps below as quickly as possible. The steps will assist you to remove adware as well as clean your computer from the Bongacams.com pop up advertisements. What is more, the few simple steps below will allow you get rid of other harmful programs like unwanted toolbars and browser hijackers, which could penetrate into computer along with the adware.
How to remove Bongacams.com ads
Without a doubt, the adware is harmful to your computer. So you need to quickly and completely delete this adware which cause annoying Bongacams.com pop-up ads to appear. To remove this ad supported software, you can use the manual removal steps which are given below or free malicious software removal tool such as Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner (all are free). We suggest you use automatic removal method which will help you to get rid of Bongacams.com pop up ads easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in PC or in the case where ad supported software is not removed automatically. Certain of the steps below will require you to exit the web page. So, please read the step-by-step guide carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
Delete Bongacams.com redirect without any utilities
The step by step instructions will help you delete Bongacams.com pop up advertisements. These Bongacams.com removal steps work for the Google Chrome, FF, Edge and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows operating system.
Uninstall Bongacams.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and delete the program that causes the appearance of intrusive advertisements or web browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Windows logo, and then press Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown below.
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and select the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown on the image below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) like below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed software and delete all programs which has the name similar to the Bongacams.com web-site. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed programs by date. After you have found anything suspicious that may be the browser hijacker, ‘ad supported’ software or potentially unwanted programs, then choose this application and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the suspicious program blocked from removal, then run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully remove it from your system.
Clean up the browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by adware
Now you need to clean up the web-browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the web browser, and not on any unknown file.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your internet browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can modify it. If you are seeing something such as “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web-browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as shown below.
Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web browser shortcuts which redirects to an undesired web sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove Bongacams.com from Mozilla Firefox by resetting browser settings
The Firefox reset will keep your personal information like bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, restore preferences and security settings, delete redirects to intrusive Bongacams.com web-site and ad-supported software.
First, launch the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu press the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button as shown in the figure below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete Bongacams.com popup advertisements from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your internet browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, which installed by an malware.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then press the “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as shown on the image below.
After the process is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s new tab, start page and search engine by default to default state.
Remove Bongacams.com pop-ups from Google Chrome
Use the Reset browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings such as start page, new tab page and search engine by default to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, in the case of web browser redirects to undesired ad web pages such as Bongacams.com.
- First start the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and press the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is finished, your browser’s newtab, home page and search provider by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted Bongacams.com site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all the tasks which have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will open a prompt which 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 on the screen 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, press 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 delete 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 ‘ad-supported’ programs. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically delete Bongacams.com redirect
In order to completely remove Bongacams.com, you not only need to uninstall ad supported software from your system, but also delete all its components in your system including Windows registry entries. We recommend to download and run free removal tools to automatically clean your computer of adware that reroutes your internet browser to undesired Bongacams.com web page.
Use Zemana Anti-malware to remove Bongacams.com
We suggest you to run the Zemana Anti-malware that are completely clean your machine of Bongacams.com popup advertisements. Moreover, the utility will help you to remove potentially unwanted software, malicious software, toolbars and hijackers that your system can be infected too.
Download Zemana AntiMalware on your PC system by clicking on the link below. Save it on your desktop.
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When downloading is done, close all windows on your system. Further, run the setup file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as on the image below, press the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana AntiMalware on the PC system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, Zemana Anti-Malware will automatically run and you can see its main window as shown in the figure below.
Next, click the “Scan” button to start checking your personal computer for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes a large amount of intrusive Bongacams.com ads. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. During the scan it’ll detect all threats present on your machine.
After the scan is finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware will delete ‘ad supported’ software that causes multiple annoying advertisements and pop ups. When disinfection is done, you can be prompted to reboot your computer.
Automatically delete Bongacams.com popups with Malwarebytes
Manual Bongacams.com popup advertisements removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware can be not completely removed. We recommend that run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your PC of adware. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malware, potentially unwanted applications, hijackers and toolbars that your PC system may be infected too.
Download Malwarebytes by clicking on the link below.
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After downloading is complete, close all software and windows on your system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup as shown on the image below.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you set up Malwarebytes on your computer.
Once setup is complete, you will see window as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button for checking your PC for the ad supported software that developed to reroute your internet browser to various ad web sites like Bongacams.com. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your PC. While the tool is checking, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
Once it completes the scan, you’ll be opened the list of all found items on your computer. In order to delete all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now get rid of adware which causes undesired Bongacams.com pop ups. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your machine.
The following video explains step by step guidance on how to remove browser hijacker, adware and other malware with Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
Scan your computer and get rid of Bongacams.com pop ups with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove malicious software, PUPs and adware in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge web browsers and thereby remove all intrusive Bongacams.com pop-up ads. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and get rid of malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
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Once the download is complete, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. After the tool is launched, you will see a screen as shown below.
Further, click “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the ad supported software that causes browsers to open intrusive Bongacams.com popups. After the scan get completed, it’ll open a scan report as on the image below.
You may move items to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box as shown on the screen below.
You need to click “OK”. When the task is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your personal computer. When your personal computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block Bongacams.com pop-up ads and other unwanted web-pages
It is also critical to protect your browsers from harmful web-sites and advertisements by using an ad blocker program such as AdGuard. Security experts says that it will greatly reduce the risk of malware, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocker application is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
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Once downloading is finished, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick guidance as shown on the image below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop up ads, web sites such Bongacams.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web 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 may be found on your desktop.
Method of Bongacams.com pop up ads intrusion into your PC
Now your machine should be clean of the ‘ad supported’ software which redirects your internet browser to intrusive Bongacams.com site. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your computer for new malicious software, browser hijackers and adware) and AdGuard (to help you stop undesired ads and malicious pages). Moreover, to prevent ad-supported software, please stay clear of unknown and third party programs, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to find PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Bongacams.com pop up advertisements related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.