If you’re reading this blog post, it means that your web-browser began to display a ton of unwanted pop up advertisements signed with “Ads by Speedycar”. All of these problems with your system caused by the Speedycar adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software), which is often installs on the computer with the free programs. You probably want to know how to get rid of any unwanted ads as well as remove Speedycar adware. In the guidance below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
While your PC is infected with the ad-supported software, the Google Chrome, IE, Firefox and MS Edge may be re-directed to Speedycar ads. Of course, the ad-supported software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may show a lot of unwanted advertisements. These advertisements will be injected within the content of pages that are you opening in your web browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all webpages, including websites where previously you have never seen any sponsored links.
Therefore it’s very important to follow the step-by-step instructions below sooner. The step-by-step guidance will help you to delete Speedycar ads as well as clean your computer from any ‘ad supported’ software. What is more, the step-by-step guide below will allow you remove other harmful apps such as undesired toolbars and browser hijackers, which can be installed onto computer along with the ‘ad supported’ software.
Remove Speedycar adware (removal tutorial)
Fortunately, we have an effective method which will help you manually or/and automatically remove Speedycar from your web-browser and bring your web-browser settings, including newtab page, search provider by default and startpage, back to normal. Below you’ll find a removal instructions with all the steps you may need to successfully remove adware and its traces. Some of the steps will require you to reboot your PC or shut down this website. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Speedycar, execute the steps below:
- Delete Speedycar without any tools
- Use free malware removal utilities to completely remove Speedycar ad-supported software
- Run AdBlocker to stay safe online
- How to avoid install of Speedycar ad-supported software
- Finish words
Delete Speedycar without any tools
The useful removal guidance for the Speedycar ad supported software. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to get rid of ads by Speedycar let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Removing the Speedycar, check the list of installed software first
Some programs are free only because their setup file contains an ad-supported software. This unwanted apps generates money for the developers when it is installed. More often this ‘ad supported’ software can be uninstalled by simply uninstalling it from the ‘Uninstall a Program’ that is located in Windows control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter like below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and select the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown on the image below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (MS Windows 7 or Vista) like below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed software and remove all suspicious and unknown programs. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed programs by date. After you have found anything questionable that may be the Speedycar adware or other PUP (potentially unwanted program), then select this program and press ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the questionable program blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to completely delete it from your computer.
Remove Speedycar ‘ad supported’ software from Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer web browser you return your web browser settings to its default state. This is first when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by Speedycar adware.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will display the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” as displayed below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, press the “Reset” button like below.
When the task is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web-browser’s start page, new tab and default search engine to default state.
Remove Speedycar adware from Google Chrome
If your Google Chrome internet browser is redirected to unwanted Speedycar ads, it may be necessary to completely reset your internet browser application to its default settings.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed plugins. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown on the image below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove Speedycar ‘ad supported’ software from Firefox
If Mozilla Firefox settings are hijacked by the adware, your internet browser shows undesired pop up advertisements, then ‘Reset Mozilla Firefox’ could solve these problems. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
First, open the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, press the Help button () like 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 open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the Speedycar ‘ad supported’ software that redirects your internet browser to annoying ad web pages. After, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
Use free malware removal utilities to completely remove Speedycar ad-supported software
In order to completely get rid of Speedycar, you not only need to remove ad-supported software from your PC system, but also remove all its components in your system including Windows registry entries. We recommend to download and use free removal tools to automatically free your machine of Speedycar adware which causes unwanted ads.
How to automatically remove Speedycar ad supported software with Zemana Anti-malware
You can download and use the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) for free. This antimalware tool will scan all the registry keys and files in your PC system along with the system settings and browser plugins. If it finds any malicious software, ‘ad supported’ software or harmful add-on that is causing intrusive Speedycar advertisements then the Zemana AntiMalware will get rid of them from your computer completely.
- Please go to the following link to download the latest version of Zemana Free for MS Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
- After the downloading process is complete, close all apps and windows on your personal computer. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, press Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is complete, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the Speedycar adware. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- After the system scan is finished, Zemana Free will open a list of found threats. You may get rid of items (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Next”. Once finished, you may be prompted to restart your machine.
Scan your machine and delete Speedycar ‘ad supported’ software with Hitman Pro
All-in-all, Hitman Pro is a fantastic utility to free your personal computer from any unwanted software such as Speedycar adware that causes browsers to open unwanted advertisements. The Hitman Pro is portable program that meaning, you do not need to install it to use it. Hitman Pro is compatible with all versions of MS Windows OS from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 10. Both 64-bit and 32-bit systems are supported.
- Visit the page linked below to download HitmanPro. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
- Once the downloading process is finished, double click the Hitman Pro icon. Once this utility is launched, click “Next” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the Speedycar adware and other unwanted software. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a malicious software, ‘ad supported’ software or potentially unwanted software are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- After that process is done, HitmanPro will display a list of all threats found by the scan. When you’re ready, click “Next” button. Now click the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to remove all malware found.
Use Malwarebytes to get rid of Speedycar ad-supported software
You can get rid of Speedycar ads automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal tool because it may easily get rid of browser hijacker infections, ‘ad supported’ software, potentially unwanted software and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of MalwareBytes Free for Windows. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After the download is done, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes will try to update itself and when this process is done, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the Speedycar adware that redirects your browser to intrusive ad sites. Depending on your system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the utility is checking, you can see number of objects and files has already scanned. In order to delete all threats, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) is a free program that you can use to delete all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malicious software removal tool, we recommend you to read and follow the guidance or the video guide below.
Run AdBlocker to tay safe online
To put it simply, you need to use an ad-blocking tool (AdGuard, for example). It’ll stop and protect you from all unwanted web pages, advertisements and popups. To be able to do that, the adblocker program uses a list of filters. Each filter is a rule that describes a malicious page, an advertising content, a banner and others. The ad-blocking program automatically uses these filters, depending on the websites you are visiting.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After the downloading process is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. After the setup is complete, you will see a window as displayed in the following example.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will allow 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 launch your personal computer, AdGuard will run automatically and stop unwanted pop-up ads, 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 is located on your desktop.
How to avoid install of Speedycar ad-supported software
Many of the free programs out there install undesired internet browser toolbars, hijacker infections and potentially unwanted applications like the Speedycar along with them without your knowledge. One has to be attentive while installing freeware in order to avoid accidentally installing bundled apps. It is important that you pay attention to the EULA (End User License Agreements) and choose the Custom, Manual or Advanced setup option as it will typically disclose what optional applications will also be installed.
After completing the step-by-step tutorial outlined above, your PC system should be free from Speedycar adware and other malware. The MS Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer will no longer reroute you to Speedycar ads. Unfortunately, if the steps does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help here.