If the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer opens the C.px9y20.com annoying web site then this might be a sign that your PC is infected with an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). This adware alters the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge settings to show tons of undesired pop-up ads on all sites, including pages where previously you advertisements have never seen. These ads can be varied: pop-up windows, boxes, in-text ads, different sized banners and so on. What is more, the adware, that opens the C.px9y20.com pop-up ads, can cause your Internet connection to be slow or freeze your browser so that the interface is not updated anymore.
The adware may insert a large number of advertisements directly to the web-pages that you visit, creating a sense that the ads has been added by the creators of the web-page. Moreover, a legal advertising banners may be replaced on the fake ads, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful applications. Moreover, the ‘ad supported’ software 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 Internet, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
Table of contents
- What is C.px9y20.com
- Remove C.px9y20.com redirect
- How to delete C.px9y20.com pop-ups without any software
- How to automatically delete C.px9y20.com ads
- Run AdBlocker to block C.px9y20.com and stay safe online
- How did C.px9y20.com popup ads get on your PC
- Finish words
The ad supported software can change the settings of the Chrome, FF, IE and Microsoft Edge, but often that a malicious 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 C.px9y20.com annoying ads.
Thus, it is clear that the presence of ‘ad supported’ software on your computer is not desirable, and you need to clean up your PC system as quickly as possible. Follow the guide below in order to delete C.px9y20.com pop-up ads.
Remove C.px9y20.com redirect
The following instructions will allow you to get rid of C.px9y20.com pop up ads from the Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Moreover, the guide below will help you to delete malicious software, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars that your machine may be infected. Please do the guidance step by step. If you need help or have any questions, then ask for our assistance or type a comment below. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your internet browser or reboot your PC.
How to delete C.px9y20.com pop-ups without any software
Most common ad-supported software may be deleted without any antivirus programs. The manual ad-supported software removal is post few simple steps that will teach you how to get rid of the C.px9y20.com advertisements.
Delete C.px9y20.com related programs through the Control Panel of your system
The process of ad supported software removal is generally the same across all versions of Microsoft Windows OS from 10 to XP. To start with, it’s necessary to check the list of installed applications on your computer and delete all unused, unknown and suspicious software.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, click the Windows button , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown on the image below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all software installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort programs by date in the Control panel.
Disinfect the internet browser’s shortcuts to get rid of C.px9y20.com redirect
When installed, this ad-supported software may add an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you run the web-browser, it will open an annoying ad web site.
Open the properties of the web-browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected web browser and choose the “Properties” option and it’ll open the properties of the shortcut. Next, select the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as shown below.
Normally, if the last word in the Target field is chrome.exe, iexplore.exe, firefox.exe. Be sure to pay attention to the extension, should be “exe”! All shortcuts that have been changed by ad-supported software such as C.px9y20.com usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as shown in the figure below
Another variant, an address has been added at the end of the line. In this case the Target field looks such as …Application\chrome.exe” http://site.address as on the image below.
In order to fix a shortcut, you need to insert right path to the Target field or remove an address (if it has been added at the end). You can use the following information to fix your shortcuts that have been altered by adware.
|Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|Mozilla Firefox||C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe|
|Internet Explorer||C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe|
|Opera||C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe|
Once is done, click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web browsers that are re-directed to the C.px9y20.com unwanted web site.
Remove C.px9y20.com pop up ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
The IE reset is great if your browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your web browser, which installed by an malicious software.
First, run the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect.
Remove C.px9y20.com pop up ads from Firefox
The Mozilla Firefox reset will keep your personal information like bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, restore preferences and security settings, delete redirects to unwanted C.px9y20.com site and adware.
Press the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu like below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown on the image below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox web-browser settings to its original state.
Remove C.px9y20.com pop up ads from Google Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby restore the web browser’s settings such as homepage, new tab page and search provider by default that have been changed by the ad supported software that causes multiple unwanted advertisements and pop ups.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, press 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, like below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the undesired C.px9y20.com web site 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 malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This displays a prompt 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 below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please choose the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, click the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then get rid of this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to remove, then press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to automatically delete C.px9y20.com ads
The easiest solution to remove C.px9y20.com pop up advertisements is to use an anti malware application capable of detecting this adware that causes a lot of undesired C.px9y20.com popup ads. We recommend try Zemana Anti-malware or another free malware remover that listed below. It has excellent detection rate when it comes to adware, hijackers and other potentially unwanted software.
Delete C.px9y20.com pop-up advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware highly recommended, because it can detect security threats such ad supported software and adwares that most ‘classic’ antivirus applications fail to pick up on. Moreover, if you have any C.px9y20.com pop-ups removal problems which cannot be fixed by this tool automatically, then Zemana Anti-malware provides 24X7 online assistance from the highly experienced support staff.
Now you can install and run Zemana Anti-Malware to get rid of C.px9y20.com popups from your web browser by following the steps below:
Click the link below to download Zemana AntiMalware installation package named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your PC 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 computer.
During install you can change some settings, but we recommend you don’t make any changes to default settings.
When installation is done, this malicious software removal utility will automatically run and update itself. You will see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button It’ll scan through the whole computer for the adware that reroutes your web-browser to undesired C.px9y20.com site. This task can take some time, so please be patient. While the tool is checking, you may see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malware.
When it has finished scanning your personal computer, it’ll display a scan report. Next, you need to click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware will remove ad supported software which reroutes your internet browser to annoying C.px9y20.com web-page and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once finished, you may be prompted to reboot your computer to make the change take effect.
Use Malwarebytes to get rid of C.px9y20.com ads
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to detect adware and thereby get rid of C.px9y20.com pop-up 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 by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web browser will display the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- Once downloading is finished, please close all software and open windows on your personal computer. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup.
- This will start the “Setup wizard” of Malwarebytes onto your computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Malwarebytes will run and show the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the ‘ad supported’ software that causes browsers to show undesired C.px9y20.com pop up advertisements. This task may take some time, so please be patient. When a malicious software, adware or PUPs are found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done.
- Once the scan get finished, it will display a scan report.
- When you’re ready, press the “Quarantine Selected” button. Once that process is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the PC system.
- Close the AntiMalware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Remove C.px9y20.com redirect and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool that can be downloaded and run to delete ad supported software which redirects your browser to unwanted C.px9y20.com web-page, hijacker infections, malicious software, potentially unwanted applications, toolbars and other threats from your system. You can run this tool to find threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security application.
Download AdwCleaner utility by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: January 20, 2021
After downloading is finished, open the folder in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will run the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen like below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the application, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” for checking your PC for the ad-supported software which causes annoying C.px9y20.com pop-ups. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the application is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
As the scanning ends is complete, a list of all threats detected is produced as shown on the screen below.
Review the scan results and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will get rid of ‘ad supported’ software that redirects your web-browser to intrusive C.px9y20.com page and add items to the Quarantine. Once the task is done, the tool may ask you to restart your PC. After restart, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Run AdBlocker to block C.px9y20.com and stay safe online
It’s important to use ad-blocking software such as AdGuard to protect your machine from malicious web pages. Most security experts says that it’s okay to stop ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard may to stop C.px9y20.com and other intrusive web pages.
- Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.Adguard download
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- After the downloading process is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is complete, click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you start your personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup advertisements, web pages such C.px9y20.com, 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 icon named AdGuard, that can be found on your desktop.
How did C.px9y20.com popup ads get on your PC
Many software designed to show a lot of annoying ads within your system’s web browser. So, when you installing free applications, carefully read the disclaimers, select the Custom or Advanced setup mode to watch for optional applications that are being installed, because some of the applications are PUPs such as this ad supported software that causes browsers to display unwanted C.px9y20.com pop-up ads.
Now your personal computer should be free of the ad-supported software that causes web-browsers to show annoying C.px9y20.com advertisements. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Anti-malware (to periodically scan your PC system for new malicious software, browser hijackers and ad-supported software) and AdGuard (to help you stop intrusive advertisements and malicious web sites). 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 detect PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with C.px9y20.com ads related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.