The Gamez1a.com pop up ads should not be underestimated, because the reason for their appearance within your browser can be penetration of an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) into your machine. It can bring a security risk to your system. So, do not ignore it! Of course, the Gamez1a.com is just a web page, but the ‘ad supported’ software uses it to show intrusive and annoying ads, even without your permission and desire to see it. The unwanted ads can be just the beginning, because your computer is hijacked by malicious software, so the amount of advertisements in the future may increase. Its appearance will prevent you normally surf the Net, and more, can lead to crash the web browser.
It’s not a good idea to have an unwanted program like this ad supported software on your personal computer. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you do not know about. The adware can also be used to gather lots of personal data that can be later transferred to third parties. You don’t know if your home address, account names and passwords are safe. And of course you completely don’t know what will happen when you click on any Gamez1a.com popup advertisements.
The malicious applications from the ad supported software family that alters the settings of browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you start the internet browser, instead of your start page, you will see the intrusive Gamez1a.com ads.
We suggest to get rid of the adware that causes multiple annoying advertisements and popups, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources that may load other malicious software on your PC system.
How to remove Gamez1a.com pop ups
Without a doubt, the ad-supported software is harmful to your PC. So you need to quickly and completely get rid of this adware that causes lots of annoying Gamez1a.com pop-ups. To get rid of this ad supported software, you may use the manual removal instructions which are given below or free malicious software removal tool like Zemana Free, MalwareBytes Free or AdwCleaner (all are free). We advise you use automatic removal way that will allow you to get rid of Gamez1a.com pop-ups easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in PC system or in the case where adware is not uninstalled automatically. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your web browser or reboot your PC.
Remove Gamez1a.com popup ads without any utilities
The tutorial will help you delete Gamez1a.com pop ups. These Gamez1a.com removal steps work for the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge, as well as every version of Microsoft Windows operating system.
Remove PUPs through the MS Windows Control Panel
Some of PUPs, adware and hijackers can be uninstalled using the Add/Remove programs tool which can be found in the Windows Control Panel. So, if you are running any version of Microsoft Windows and you have noticed an unwanted application, then first try to remove it through Add/Remove programs.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, press 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 in the figure below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all applications installed on your PC. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Get rid of unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the annoying Gamez1a.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 malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard at the same time. This displays a prompt that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as on the image 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, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your personal computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then remove this harmful task. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it’s 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 choose Delete as displayed in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks which have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Clean up the internet browsers shortcuts which have been hijacked by ‘ad supported’ software
When installed, this ‘ad supported’ software may add an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Firefox, Chrome, IE and Edge. Due to this, every time you open the web browser, it will open an undesired ad web-page.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your web-browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The ad supported software can rewrite it. If you are seeing something similar to “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the internet browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as shown on the image below.
Once is done, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for browser shortcuts which redirects to an unwanted web-pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove Gamez1a.com popups from Google Chrome
If your Google Chrome web-browser is redirected to undesired Gamez1a.com web-page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web-browser program to its default settings.
- First start the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show 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 click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is complete, your web browser’s home page, new tab and search provider by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Delete Gamez1a.com pop up advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer internet browser settings like start page, newtab and search engine by default having been replaced by adware that causes internet browsers to show intrusive Gamez1a.com advertisements, then you may restore your settings, via the reset web browser procedure.
First, open the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect. It will remove adware that developed to redirect your browser to various ad web-pages such as Gamez1a.com, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings like startpage, new tab and search engine by default to default state.
Get rid of Gamez1a.com ads from Mozilla Firefox
The Firefox reset will keep your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, restore preferences and security settings, remove redirects to annoying Gamez1a.com page and adware.
First, open the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Further, press the Help button () as displayed on the image below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation dialog box. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software that causes undesired Gamez1a.com popup ads. Once, it is done, click the “Finish” button.
Get rid of Gamez1a.com pop ups with free applications
The adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This can lead to the fact that after some time, the ‘ad supported’ software again infect your machine and redirect your browser to Gamez1a.com web-site. Moreover, We want to note that it is not always safe to delete adware manually, if you don’t have much experience in setting up and configuring the Windows operating system. The best method to scan for and delete ad-supported software is to use free malicious software removal applications.
Run Zemana Anti-malware to get rid of Gamez1a.com popup ads
We advise using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to detect adware and thereby remove Gamez1a.com redirect from the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge web-browsers. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats present on your computer.
Download Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
When the download is finished, close all applications and windows on your PC. Double-click the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you setup Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will automatically start and you can see its main screen like below.
Now press the “Scan” button . Zemana tool will begin scanning the whole computer to find out ad supported software which causes undesired Gamez1a.com popup advertisements. While the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) tool is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
After the scanning is finished, Zemana will open a list of all threats detected by the scan. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button. The Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will remove adware that reroutes your web browser to undesired Gamez1a.com page. After that process is finished, you may be prompted to restart the system.
Run Malwarebytes to remove Gamez1a.com popup advertisements
We advise using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer of the adware. The free utility is an advanced malicious software removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular antimalware technology. It’s able to help you get rid of intrusive Gamez1a.com redirect from your browsers, potentially unwanted software, malware, browser hijackers, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your personal computer for free.
Download MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) by clicking on the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
When downloading is complete, close all programs and windows on your personal computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup as displayed on the image below.
When the setup starts, you’ll see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your system.
Once installation is finished, you will see window as displayed on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the ad supported software that causes a huge number of undesired Gamez1a.com popups. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your system and the speed of your computer. While the MalwareBytes Anti Malware application is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
Once MalwareBytes completes the scan, you may check all items found on your PC system. In order to delete all items, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now delete ‘ad supported’ software that causes web-browsers to display unwanted Gamez1a.com popup ads. After the process is complete, you may be prompted to reboot your PC.
The following video explains guide on how to remove browser hijacker infection, ad supported software and other malicious software with MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM).
Scan your PC and remove Gamez1a.com pop-ups with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool that can be downloaded and use to remove adware that causes browsers to display annoying Gamez1a.com pop up advertisements, hijackers, malware, potentially unwanted software, toolbars and other threats from your machine. You can use this tool to scan for threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: October 9, 2020
- Once downloading is finished, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is launched, click “Scan” button .AdwCleaner application will scan through the whole PC for the ‘ad supported’ software that created to reroute your internet browser to various ad web sites like Gamez1a.com. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a malware, adware or PUPs are found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is complete.
- After finished, you will be displayed the list of all found items on your machine. In order to remove all threats, simply click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block Gamez1a.com advertisements and other intrusive web pages
Run ad blocking program such as AdGuard in order to block advertisements, malvertisements, pop-ups and online trackers, avoid having to install malicious and adware browser plug-ins and add-ons that affect your machine performance and impact your personal computer security. Browse the Web anonymously and stay safe online!
- Download AdGuard application from the following link and save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- When downloading is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- After the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which 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 system, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop up ads, web-sites such Gamez1a.com, as well as other harmful 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 icon named AdGuard, that is located on your desktop.
How can you prevent the Gamez1a.com redirect
These days some free software authors bundle optional programs which could be potentially unwanted programs like this ad-supported software, with a view to making some money. These are not freeware as install an unwanted programs on to your Windows PC system. So whenever you install a new free program that downloaded from the Internet, be very careful during installation. Carefully read the EULA (a text with I ACCEPT/I DECLINE button), select custom or manual installation mode, uncheck all third-party applications.
To sum up
Now your PC system should be clean of the ad supported software that causes multiple annoying ads and popups. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep Zemana Anti-Malware (to periodically scan your personal computer for new adwares and other malware) and AdGuard (to help you block intrusive popups and malicious web pages). Moreover, to prevent adwares, please stay clear of unknown and third party software, make sure that your antivirus program, turn on the option to find PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).
If you need more help with Gamez1a.com popups related issues, go to our Spyware/Malware removal forum.