The Bnu.stiflescoal.com is a ‘ad’ web-page. If this web-site popping up in your browser then most probably that your PC is infected with ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). It is a type of harmful programs that designed to display tons of undesired popup advertisements. Unlike viruses, the ad supported software will not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause some problems with your web-browser. This is because, it’ll infect your PC system, get full access to your web browsers such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge and be able to change their settings. Of course, it did not ask you for permission and do it secretly as possible. Once your browser settings will be modified, you will be re-directed to annoying advertisements, some of which can lead to harmful or misleading web sites. For this reason, we suggest that you begin the clean up of your PC system ASAP and thereby remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com advertisements from your web-browser.
The adware is the part of the software that is used as an online promotional tool. It’s developed with the sole purpose to display dozens of pop up ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open internet browser window. So, the Bnu.stiflescoal.com is just one of the many pages of the so-called ‘ad-support’ type. It’s designed to fill the internet browser’s constant stream of advertisements, or reroute the web browser to not expected and intrusive advertising web-sites. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software can substitute the legitimate advertisements on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit malicious web pages. The reason is simple, many advertisers agree on any ways to attract users to their web-pages, so the creators of ad supported software, often forcing users to click on an advertising link. For each click on a link, the authors of the adware receive income. It’s the so-called ‘Pay-Per-Click’ method.
The ad-supported software usually affects only the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge by changing the web-browser’s settings or installing a harmful extensions. Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The ‘ad supported’ software will perform a scan of the system for browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the internet browser shortcuts, it will add the argument such as ‘http://site.address’ into Target property. So, each time you run the web-browser, you will see an intrusive Bnu.stiflescoal.com page.
Table of contents
- What is Bnu.stiflescoal.com
- How to remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop up ads
- Manual Bnu.stiflescoal.com redirect removal
- Remove suspicious and potentially unwanted applications using MS Windows Control Panel
- Fix browser shortcuts, modified by adware
- Remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com redirect from Google Chrome
- Delete Bnu.stiflescoal.com popup advertisements from IE
- Get rid of Bnu.stiflescoal.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
- Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Scan your machine and remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop ups with free utilities
- Manual Bnu.stiflescoal.com redirect removal
- Run AdBlocker to stop Bnu.stiflescoal.com and stay safe online
- How does your PC system get infected with Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop ups
- To sum up
So, obviously, you need to remove the ‘ad supported’ software as quickly as possible. Use the free step by step instructions below. This guide will allow you clean your machine of adware and thereby delete the Bnu.stiflescoal.com intrusive popup advertisements.
How to remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop up ads
Without a doubt, the adware is harmful to your PC system. So you need to quickly and completely remove this adware that redirects your web-browser to unwanted Bnu.stiflescoal.com web site. To remove this ad supported software, you can use the manual removal instructions which are given below or free malware removal tool such as Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner (all are free). We suggest you use automatic removal way which will help you to remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com advertisements easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in machine or in the case where ad-supported software is not deleted automatically. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your web-browser or reboot your computer.
Manual Bnu.stiflescoal.com redirect removal
If you perform exactly the step-by-step instructions below you should be able to remove the Bnu.stiflescoal.com ads from the Chrome, IE, FF and Microsoft Edge web browsers.
Remove suspicious and potentially unwanted applications using MS Windows Control Panel
In order to get rid of PUPs like this ‘ad supported’ software, open the Windows Control Panel and click on “Uninstall a program”. Check the list of installed applications. For the ones you do not know, run an Internet search to see if they are ad-supported software, browser hijacker infection or PUPs. If yes, uninstall them off. Even if they are just a applications that you do not use, then removing them off will increase your personal computer start up time and speed dramatically.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows button, next click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then click “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will open the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will show a list of all applications installed on the machine.
- Scroll through the all list, and remove suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video guide below.
Fix browser shortcuts, modified by adware
The adware may hijack various Windows shortcuts on your desktop (most often, all browsers shortcuts), so in this step you need to check and clean them by removing the argument such as http://site.address/.
Right click on the shortcut of infected browser as shown on the image below.
Select the “Properties” option and it’ll show a shortcut’s properties. Next, click the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field as shown on the screen below.
Then click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web-browsers which are redirected to the Bnu.stiflescoal.com intrusive web site.
Remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com redirect from Google Chrome
Use the Reset browser utility of the Google Chrome to reset all its settings such as home page, new tab page and default search provider to original defaults. This is a very useful tool to use, in the case of web-browser redirects to undesired ad web-pages like Bnu.stiflescoal.com.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, click to “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 below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Delete Bnu.stiflescoal.com popup advertisements from IE
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer web-browser settings like homepage, newtab and search provider by default having been changed by adware which developed to reroute your internet browser to various ad web sites such as Bnu.stiflescoal.com, then you may return your settings, via the reset browser procedure.
First, launch the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The IE will open the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect. It will remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop-ups, disable malicious and ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings like startpage, newtab page and default search engine to default state.
Get rid of Bnu.stiflescoal.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
The Mozilla Firefox reset will keep your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, restore preferences and security settings, delete redirects to unwanted Bnu.stiflescoal.com web-page and adware.
First, start the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open 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 on “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted Bnu.stiflescoal.com 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 ‘ad-supported’ programs.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will open 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 screen 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, 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 adware, then this task also should be removed.
Further press 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’ program. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Scan your machine and remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop ups with free utilities
Manual removal instructions does not always allow to completely remove the adware, as it’s not easy to identify and get rid of components of ‘ad supported’ software and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it is recommended that you use malicious software removal tool to completely remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com off your web-browser. Several free malicious software removal utilities are currently available that can be used against the ad supported software. The optimum method would be to run Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner.
Scan and clean your web-browser of Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop-up advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware is a tool which can delete ‘ad supported’ software, potentially unwanted applications, browser hijacker infections and other malicious software from your PC system easily and for free. Zemana Anti-malware is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of PC system resources.
Now you can set up and use Zemana Anti-Malware to remove Bnu.stiflescoal.com popup ads from your browser by following the steps below:
Click the link below to download Zemana Anti Malware setup file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your system.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
Start the installer after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to install this tool on your system.
During setup you can change some settings, but we suggest you don’t make any changes to default settings.
When installation is finished, this malicious software removal utility will automatically launch and update itself. You will see its main window as shown below.
Now press the “Scan” button . This will start scanning the whole PC to find out adware that causes web-browsers to display undesired Bnu.stiflescoal.com advertisements. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your PC and the speed of your computer. While the program is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
When the scanning is complete, a list of all items detected is produced. In order to remove all items, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will get rid of adware that causes multiple undesired ads and popups and add threats to the Quarantine. Once finished, you can be prompted to reboot your machine to make the change take effect.
Scan and clean your computer of ‘ad supported’ software with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free. You may download and install Malwarebytes to detect adware and thereby get rid of Bnu.stiflescoal.com ads from your web browsers. When installed and updated, the free malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the computer.
- Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your browser will display the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When the download is complete, please close all applications and open windows on your machine. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will start the “Setup wizard” of Malwarebytes onto your PC system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Malwarebytes will open and open the main window.
- Further, press the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your system for the ad-supported software that causes multiple undesired ads and pop-ups. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your personal computer and the speed of your computer. When a threat is found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly.
- When the checking is finished, it will display a list of all items detected by this tool.
- All detected items will be marked. You can delete them all by simply press the “Quarantine Selected” button. After finished, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
- Close the AntiMalware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Scan and free your personal computer of adware with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool which can scan your PC system for a wide range of security threats like malicious software, adwares, PUPs as well as adware that causes a ton of undesired Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop-ups. It will perform a deep scan of your system including hard drives and Windows registry. When a malicious software is found, it will help you to get rid of all found threats from your PC system with a simple click.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: March 22, 2021
After downloading is done, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. When the utility is started, you will see a screen like below.
Further, press “Scan” button . This will begin scanning the whole PC to find out ad supported software that reroutes your web browser to unwanted Bnu.stiflescoal.com web site. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. Once it completes the scan, a list of all items detected is produced as shown on the image below.
Review the results once the utility has complete the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply press “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box as shown on the image below.
You need to click “OK”. After that process is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC system. When your machine is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Run AdBlocker to stop Bnu.stiflescoal.com and stay safe online
In order to increase your security and protect your personal computer against new unwanted ads and malicious web-pages, you need to run adblocker program that stops an access to malicious ads and web sites. Moreover, the application can stop the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web-sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocking program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
When the downloading process is complete, 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 tutorial as shown on the image below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick instructions which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your PC, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop pop-up advertisements, web pages such Bnu.stiflescoal.com, as well as other malicious 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, which is located on your desktop.
How does your PC system get infected with Bnu.stiflescoal.com pop ups
To sum up
After completing the few simple steps above, your computer should be free from malicious software and ad-supported software that causes internet browsers to show unwanted Bnu.stiflescoal.com ads. The Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge will no longer reroute you to various undesired web pages. Unfortunately, if the steps does not help you, then you have caught a new ‘ad supported’ software, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.