If you find that your internet browser has become open the undesired Becanium.com pop-ups then it is a sign that your computer is infected with malicious software from the adware family. The adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software) is a form of unwanted software that can display tons of advertisements without a user’s permission. Moreover, it can redirect the browser on harmful and misleading web sites. Also, if you seeing that the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and Microsoft Edge tries to load an unknown web page, when you try to open a long-known web-page, then you do not need to wait! Press the stop button in web-browser’s address bar. Perform the step-by-step instructions below and clean your system from ad-supported software as soon as possible. It will assist you to delete redirect to Becanium.com ads and any annoying ad sites.
The ad supported software is not a virus, but the virus behaves similarly. As a rootkit hides in the system, alters web-browser settings and blocks them from changing. Also the adware can install additional web-browser extensions and modules that will inject advertising banners within the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge’s screen. Moreover, the adware may install web-browser hijacker that once started, will modify the internet browser’s home page and search engine. And finally, the adware can collect a wide variety of personal information such as what web-pages 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, certain adware to also modify all internet browsers shortcuts which located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every infected shortcut will try to redirect your browser to annoying ad sites such as Becanium.com, certain of which might be harmful. It can make the whole PC system more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
We suggest to get rid of the ad supported software that causes a huge count of intrusive Becanium.com pop-up ads, as soon as you found this problem, as it can direct you to web-resources which may load other harmful software on your PC.
Fortunately, we’ve an effective way which will assist you manually or/and automatically remove Becanium.com from your browser and bring your web browser settings, including newtab page, startpage and search provider by default, back to normal. Below you’ll find a removal tutorial with all the steps you may need to successfully remove adware and its components. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to close your internet browser or reboot your computer.
How to manually get rid of Becanium.com
Most common ad supported software may be removed without any antivirus applications. The manual adware removal is step-by-step instructions that will teach you how to remove the Becanium.com pop ups.
Uninstall Becanium.com related programs through the Control Panel of your computer
Check out the Microsoft Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed software. We suggest to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of applications by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and suspicious programs, they are the ones you need to uninstall.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows button, next press 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 show the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, press “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will show a list of all software installed on the system.
- Scroll through the all list, and remove suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video guidance below.
Remove Becanium.com pop ups from Google Chrome
If your Chrome web browser is redirected to annoying Becanium.com web-page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser program to its default settings.
Open the Google 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 displayed in the following example and press the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Delete Becanium.com from Firefox by resetting browser settings
The Firefox reset will keep your personal information like bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data, recover preferences and security settings, get rid of redirections to unwanted Becanium.com web-page and adware.
First, launch the Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown in the figure below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software that causes intrusive Becanium.com pop-up ads. When, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
Get rid of Becanium.com popup ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer internet browser you revert back your internet browser settings to its default state. This is basic when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by ‘ad supported’ software which redirects your browser to intrusive Becanium.com web-site.
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, press ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The IE will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect. It will remove ad supported software that causes web-browsers to display unwanted Becanium.com advertisements, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like newtab, startpage and search engine by default to default state.
Disinfect the web-browser’s shortcuts to remove Becanium.com redirect
Important to know, most anti malware programs which are able to get rid of ad supported software, but unable to scan for and recover altered shortcuts. So, you need to fix the desktop shortcuts for your Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE and MS Edge internet browsers manually.
Right click on the web-browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://site.address” that has been added here. Remove everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
To save changes, press OK . You need to clean all web browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the intrusive Becanium.com web page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ applications.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard together. It will show 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 displayed 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 is a component of the malicious program, then this task also should be removed.
Further press on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the following example.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by adware. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
Scan your computer and remove Becanium.com advertisements with free utilities
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete ad supported software which cause annoying Becanium.com pop up advertisements to appear. So, we suggest to scan your computer for any remaining malicious components with free adware removal programs below.
How to get rid of Becanium.com ads with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware highly recommended, because it can scan for security threats such ‘ad supported’ software and ad-supported softwares which most ‘classic’ antivirus programs fail to pick up on. Moreover, if you have any Becanium.com ads removal problems which cannot be fixed by this utility automatically, then Zemana Anti-malware provides 24X7 online assistance from the highly experienced support staff.
- Please download Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) from the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web browser will show the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After the downloading process is finished, please close all software and open windows on your computer. Next, launch a file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- This will run the “Setup wizard” of Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) onto your machine. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Zemana Free will run and display the main window.
- Further, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the ad-supported software that causes multiple unwanted advertisements 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 personal computer. While the Zemana Anti Malware program is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
- After the scan is complete, you will be displayed the list of all found threats on your personal computer.
- When you are ready, click the “Next” button. The utility will remove ‘ad supported’ software that cause intrusive Becanium.com advertisements to appear and add threats to the Quarantine. When disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart the machine.
- Close the Zemana and continue with the next step.
Scan and free your computer of ad-supported software with Malwarebytes
Manual Becanium.com 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 personal computer of adware. Moreover, the free application will help you to remove malicious software, potentially unwanted software, browser hijackers and toolbars that your computer can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Free from the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
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Update: April 15, 2020
When the download is finished, close all windows on your system. Further, launch the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” which will help you install MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) on the computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will automatically start and you may see its main window as displayed on the screen below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the ad supported software which reroutes your internet browser to unwanted Becanium.com site. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your machine. When a malware, ad-supported software or PUPs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done.
Once the scan is complete, MalwareBytes will show a list of all items detected by the scan. Review the report and then click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Free will start to delete ad supported software that developed to redirect your web browser to various ad web pages like Becanium.com. After that process is finished, you can be prompted to restart your PC. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes to delete browser hijackers, ad-supported software and other malware.
If the problem with Becanium.com pop-up ads is still remained
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It can scan and delete malicious software, PUPs and ad supported software in Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer internet browsers and thereby delete all annoying Becanium.com pop up advertisements. AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the computer.
Download AdwCleaner utility by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: March 22, 2021
After the downloading process is complete, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will run the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as displayed on the screen below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to open the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Scan” for checking your computer for the adware which causes undesired Becanium.com pop up ads. 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.
Once the system scan is complete, AdwCleaner will open you the results as displayed on the screen below.
When you are ready, press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will remove ad supported software that causes browsers to display undesired Becanium.com pop-ups and move threats to the program’s quarantine. When disinfection is finished, the tool may ask you to reboot your personal computer. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Stop Becanium.com pop up ads and other unwanted web-pages
Use ad-blocking program such as AdGuard in order to stop advertisements, malvertisements, pop-ups and online trackers, avoid having to install harmful and adware browser plug-ins and add-ons which affect your computer performance and impact your machine security. Browse the World Wide Web anonymously and stay safe online!
Installing the AdGuard adblocker program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard on your Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After the downloading process is finished, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen like 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 in the following example.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide which will assist 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 Becanium.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 AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
Do not know how your web-browser has been hijacked by Becanium.com pop-up advertisements?
To sum up
Now your PC system should be clean of the ad supported software that causes intrusive Becanium.com popup ads. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted ads and annoying harmful sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your personal computer for new adwares and other malicious software). 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 Becanium.com popup advertisements from the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.