If the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge are redirected to the previously unseen page called the Obresat.ru, then it is possible that you’ve an adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software) installed on your machine. In most cases the adware was set on your PC system without your consent. Because, the adware is often used to display tons of unwanted popups within the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox’s screen. As, the advertisers do not disdain to use any methods to promote their web pages and attract new users. Below we explain how to delete ad-supported software and thereby remove Obresat.ru undesired redirect from your web-browser.
Technically, the adware is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates lots of pop-up ads. It may download and install on to your PC other harmful and undesired programs without your permission, force you to visit misleading or malicious web-pages. Moreover, the ad supported software can install web-browser hijacker. Once installed, it will modify your web browser setting such as homepage, new tab and search provider by default with an undesired web-site.
The adware can modify the settings of the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge, but often that a harmful software such as this can also affect all types of browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time run the browser to see the undesired Obresat.ru site.
Thus, the adware is quite dangerous. So, we suggest you remove it from your PC system immediately. Follow the tutorial presented below to remove Obresat.ru redirect from the Chrome, IE, Microsoft Edge and Firefox.
Remove Obresat.ru redirect
In order to remove Obresat.ru redirect from the IE, MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Chrome, you need to reset the internet browser settings. Additionally, you should look up for other questionable entries, such as files, programs, web-browser extensions and shortcut files. However, if you want to remove Obresat.ru popups easily, you should use reputable anti malware tool and let it do the job for you.
To remove Obresat.ru, complete the following steps:
- Delete Obresat.ru pop-up ads without any utilities
- Delete Obresat.ru associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
- Remove Obresat.ru ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Remove Obresat.ru redirect from Google Chrome
- Delete Obresat.ru pop-up ads from Mozilla Firefox
- Fix hijacked browsers shortcuts to delete Obresat.ru redirect
- Use free malware removal tools to completely get rid of Obresat.ru redirect
- How to block Obresat.ru popup advertisements
- Tips to prevent Obresat.ru popups and other unwanted apps
- To sum up
Delete Obresat.ru pop-up ads without any utilities
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually get rid of adware that responsible for the appearance of Obresat.ru pop ups. Even if the guidance does not work for you, there are several free malicious software removers below that can easily handle such ‘ad supported’ software responsible for redirecting your browser to Obresat.ru web-site.
Delete Obresat.ru associated software by using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First of all, check the list of installed programs on your system and delete all unknown and recently installed programs. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malicious software and you should clean it off first with malicious software removal tool such as Zemana Anti-malware.
Press Windows button , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will show the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all applications installed on your computer. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the undesired Obresat.ru web-page opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks which have been created by adware.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard at the same time. It will display a dialog box which 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 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 display 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’s a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown in the figure below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ apps. Once is complete, close the Task Scheduler window.
Remove Obresat.ru ads from Microsoft Internet Explorer
By resetting Microsoft Internet Explorer browser you revert back your browser settings to its default state. This is first when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by ad-supported software which redirects your web-browser to unwanted Obresat.ru page.
First, launch the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the following example. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC for the changes to take effect.
Remove Obresat.ru redirect from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the adware, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to restore the browser’s newtab page, search provider and start page that have been modified by adware that responsible for the appearance of Obresat.ru pop-up advertisements.
- First, start the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, press the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press “Advanced” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Google Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete Obresat.ru pop-up ads from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings such as default search provider, homepage and newtab have been modified by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, open the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Further, click the Help button () as 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 web 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 Mozilla Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the adware responsible for redirections to Obresat.ru. After, it is complete, press the “Finish” button.
Fix hijacked browsers shortcuts to delete Obresat.ru redirect
Unfortunately, the ‘ad supported’ software that causes a lot of intrusive Obresat.ru ads, can also hijack Windows shortcut files (mostly, your web-browsers shortcut files), so that the Obresat.ru ad web-page will be displayed when you start the Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge or another web browser.
Right click on the shortcut file of infected web-browser as shown on the screen below.
Select the “Properties” option and it’ll open the shortcut’s properties. Next, click the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field like below.
Then click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web browsers that are redirected to the Obresat.ru undesired website.
Use free malware removal tools to completely get rid of Obresat.ru redirect
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely get rid of adware that responsible for the appearance of Obresat.ru pop-up advertisements. So, we recommend to scan your computer for any remaining harmful components with free adware removal applications below.
Use Zemana Anti-malware to delete Obresat.ru
Zemana Anti-malware is a utility which can get rid of adware, potentially unwanted programs, browser hijackers and other malicious software from your computer 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 computer resources.
Zemana Free can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once the downloading process is finished, close all applications and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup like below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana AntiMalware on your computer.
Once setup is finished, you will see window as shown on the screen below.
Now press the “Scan” button . Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) utility will begin scanning the whole personal computer to find out adware that causes lots of undesired Obresat.ru ads. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer.
When Zemana completes the scan, Zemana Free will show you the results. Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and press “Next” button.
The Zemana will begin to delete ad supported software responsible for redirections to Obresat.ru.
Delete Obresat.ru popup ads from web-browsers with Hitman Pro
Hitman Pro is a free application which created to remove malicious software, potentially unwanted applications, browser hijackers and adware from your computer running Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, XP (32-bit and 64-bit). It’ll help to identify and remove adware related to Obresat.ru advertisements, including its files, folders and registry keys.
Click the link below to download Hitman Pro. Save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
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Update: June 28, 2018
After downloading is finished, open the folder in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. Once the tool is started, you will see a screen as on the image below.
Further, click “Next” button to begin checking your personal computer for the adware that causes internet browsers to show undesired Obresat.ru popup advertisements. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. After the scan is finished, Hitman Pro will display a scan report as shown in the figure below.
Next, you need to press “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button.
How to automatically remove Obresat.ru with Malwarebytes
Manual Obresat.ru pop up advertisements removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the adware can be not completely removed. We advise that run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your PC system of adware. Moreover, the free program will help you to remove malicious software, PUPs, browser hijacker infections and toolbars that your personal computer can be infected too.
- Visit the following page to download MalwareBytes Anti Malware. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
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Update: April 15, 2020
- After the download is complete, close all applications and windows on your machine. Open a folder in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once setup is finished, press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the ad-supported software that cause intrusive Obresat.ru pop ups to appear. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- When the system scan is done, MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will display you the results. Once you’ve selected what you want to delete from your personal computer click “Quarantine Selected”. Once finished, you can be prompted to reboot your computer.
The following video offers a tutorial on how to remove hijackers, ad-supported software and other malicious software with MalwareBytes Free.
How to block Obresat.ru popup advertisements
Run ad blocker program such as AdGuard in order to stop ads, malvertisements, pop-ups and online trackers, avoid having to install malicious and adware browser plug-ins and add-ons that affect your PC system performance and impact your computer security. Surf the Net anonymously and stay safe online!
Please go to the link below to download AdGuard. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
Once downloading 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 guidance as shown in the figure below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guide that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-up ads, Obresat.ru redirect, 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 AdGuard icon, that can be found on your desktop.
Tips to prevent Obresat.ru popups and other unwanted apps
It is very important to pay attention to additional checkboxes during the install of freeware to avoid installing of PUPs, ‘ad supported’ software, browser hijackers or other unwanted apps. Never install the third-party software that the application wants to install with it. Inattentive free software download can result in setup of undesired application such as this adware that causes a huge number of undesired Obresat.ru popups.
To sum up
Now your PC should be clean of the ad-supported software that causes unwanted Obresat.ru pop ups. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-up advertisements and undesired malicious web sites) and Zemana Free (to periodically scan your personal computer for new malicious software, browser hijackers and ‘ad supported’ software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for MS Windows operating system. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new hijackers, malicious programs and ad supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Obresat.ru redirect from your web browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.