If the Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer opens the Datumglobal.com page then it’s possible that your PC is infected with an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). The ‘ad supported’ software is an unwanted software that is going to display you a large count of pop up advertisements and deals. Of course, it’s not a malware or virus in the “general meaning” of this word. It will not delete or damage your files, but it can change some computer’s settings or download and install other malicious programs. So, you’d better to delete adware using the step by step guide below and thereby get rid of Datumglobal.com pop ups.
Technically, the ‘ad supported’ software is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates a huge number of pop-up advertisements. It may download and install on to your computer other harmful and unwanted applications without your permission, force you to visit misleading or malicious web-sites. Moreover, the ad supported software can install web-browser hijacker. Once installed, it will rewrite your browser setting like newtab, home page and search provider by default with an unwanted site.
The adware often change all internet browser shortcuts which located on your Desktop to force you visit various annoying ad web-pages. As a result, your web browser can still redirect you to an undesired ad web page despite your computer is actually clean of adware and other malware.
We strongly suggest that you perform the steps below which will allow you to remove Datumglobal.com pop-ups using the standard features of Windows and some proven free software.
Table of contents
- What is Datumglobal.com
- Remove Datumglobal.com pop-up ads
- Get rid of Datumglobal.com redirect without any utilities
- How to delete Datumglobal.com redirect with freeware
- Block Datumglobal.com ads and other undesired web sites
- How did you get infected with Datumglobal.com pop-up ads
Remove Datumglobal.com pop-up ads
We can help you get rid of Datumglobal.com from your web browsers, without the need to take your computer to a professional. Simply follow the removal guidance below if you currently have the unwanted adware on your personal computer and want to delete it. If you’ve any difficulty while trying to remove the adware that redirects your internet browser to undesired Datumglobal.com web-site, feel free to ask for our help in the comment section below. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your web-browser or reboot your personal computer.
Get rid of Datumglobal.com redirect without any utilities
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually get rid of adware that causes internet browsers to open undesired Datumglobal.com popups. Even if the steps does not work for you, there are several free malicious software removers below that can easily handle such ad-supported software that reroutes your web-browser to undesired Datumglobal.com web site.
Delete potentially unwanted applications using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the PC system cleanup is to remove unknown and suspicious programs. Using the Microsoft 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 software can clean up the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge from ads hijackers and so on.
Press Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as displayed below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all applications installed on your machine. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown software.
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 Datumglobal.com undesired web-page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and delete all harmful tasks which have been created by ‘ad-supported’ applications.
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 click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as displayed in the following example.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Please select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your system. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then delete this malicious task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s a component of the malicious programs, 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 choose Delete as shown on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ programs. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Clean up the browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by ad-supported software
When the adware 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 browser, it will display an annoying web page.
Open the properties of the internet browser shortcut. Right click on the shortcut of infected browser and choose the “Properties” option and it’ll display the properties of the shortcut. Next, choose the “Shortcut” tab and have a look at the Target field as displayed in the figure 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 Datumglobal.com usually point to .bat, .cmd or .url files instead of .exe as shown on the image 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 displayed 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 ‘ad supported’ software.
|Chrome||C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe|
|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 finished, click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all internet browsers which are re-directed to the Datumglobal.com annoying page.
Remove Datumglobal.com ads from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the adware, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s startpage, newtab and search provider by default that have been changed by ad supported software which cause undesired Datumglobal.com ads to appear.
- First start the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this process is complete, your web-browser’s homepage, newtab page and default search engine will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Delete Datumglobal.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If the Mozilla Firefox settings like start page, newtab page and default search provider have been replaced by the ad supported software, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, start the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show 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”.
Remove Datumglobal.com redirect from IE
By resetting Internet Explorer browser you revert back your web browser settings to its default state. This is first when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by ‘ad supported’ software that causes web-browsers to open undesired Datumglobal.com popup ads.
First, open the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
How to delete Datumglobal.com redirect with freeware
If your PC system is still infected with ad supported software that causes a huge number of annoying Datumglobal.com popup ads, then the best way of detection and removal is to use an antimalware scan on the system. Download free malware removal tools below and start a full system scan. It will allow you remove all components of the adware from hardisk and Windows registry.
Automatically remove Datumglobal.com pop up advertisements with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware highly recommended, because it can find security threats such adware and adwares that most ‘classic’ antivirus applications fail to pick up on. Moreover, if you have any Datumglobal.com advertisements removal problems which cannot be fixed by this utility automatically, then Zemana Anti-malware provides 24X7 online assistance from the highly experienced support staff.
Now you can setup and run Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) to delete Datumglobal.com redirect from your web browser by following the steps below:
Click the link below to download Zemana Free setup file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your computer.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
Launch the installer after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to set up this utility on your personal computer.
During installation you can change some settings, but we recommend you do not make any changes to default settings.
When install is finished, this malware removal utility will automatically launch and update itself. You will see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button . Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) utility will start scanning the whole personal computer to find out ad-supported software which cause intrusive Datumglobal.com pop ups to appear. This process can take quite a while, so please be patient. During the scan Zemana AntiMalware will detect all threats present on your computer.
After finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. You may move threats to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply press “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will remove adware that cause annoying Datumglobal.com ads to appear. When the clean-up is finished, you can be prompted to restart your computer to make the change take effect.
Use Malwarebytes to remove Datumglobal.com pop up ads
You can get rid of Datumglobal.com redirect automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We advise this free malware removal utility because it can easily get rid of hijackers, adware, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download MalwareBytes Anti Malware from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After downloading is finished, close all software and windows on your PC. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup as shown in the following example.
When the install starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your PC.
Once setup is complete, you’ll see window as shown in the following example.
Now click the “Scan Now” button .MalwareBytes Anti Malware program will scan through the whole system for the ad-supported software that causes multiple undesired ads and pop ups. This task can take some time, so please be patient. When a malware, ‘ad supported’ software or potentially unwanted programs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
Once MalwareBytes has finished scanning, you can check all threats found on your computer. Review the scan results and then press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now begin to get rid of adware that causes browsers to display unwanted Datumglobal.com pop-up advertisements. After the task is done, you may be prompted to restart your PC.
The following video explains step-by-step instructions on how to remove browser hijacker, adware and other malicious software with MalwareBytes Free.
Double-check for potentially unwanted applications with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal utility that can be downloaded and run to remove adware that causes multiple undesired advertisements and pop-ups, hijackers, malicious software, potentially unwanted programs, toolbars and other threats from your computer. You may run this tool to scan for threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security application.
Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: October 9, 2020
When the downloading process 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 tool is launched, you will see a screen as shown on the screen below.
Further, press “Scan” button to begin checking your computer for the adware which developed to redirect your web-browser to various ad web-pages such as Datumglobal.com. This process can take some time, so please be patient. When that process is complete, AdwCleaner will show a list of all items found by the scan as shown in the figure below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box as displayed on the image below.
You need to click “OK”. After the cleaning process is done, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your computer. When your PC system is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block Datumglobal.com ads and other undesired web sites
It’s important to use ad-blocker applications such as AdGuard to protect your PC system from harmful sites. Most security experts says that it’s okay to block ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard may to block Datumglobal.com and other unwanted web-sites.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link and save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
When downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the install is done, you will see a window as displayed 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 start your machine, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop advertisements, pages such Datumglobal.com, as well as other harmful or misleading pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your desktop.
How did you get infected with Datumglobal.com pop-up ads
To sum up
Now your machine should be free of the adware that designed to redirect your web browser to various ad web pages like Datumglobal.com. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted popup ads and intrusive malicious sites) and Zemana Free (to periodically scan your personal computer for new adwares and other malware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Datumglobal.com popup advertisements from the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.