If you are reading this blog post, it means that you are seeing an unrequested web page named Direct.redtrafficone.site and your browser began to show a ton of intrusive advertisements. All of these problems with your PC system caused by ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), which is often installs on the system with the freeware. You probably want to know how to remove this ‘ad supported’ software as well as delete Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect. In the guidance below we will tell you about how to solve your problems.
It is not a good idea to have an unwanted program such as the adware that responsible for browser redirect to the intrusive Direct.redtrafficone.site web page. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you don’t know about. The worst is, the ‘ad supported’ software has the ability to gather a wide variety of user data that can be later transferred third party companies. You don’t know if your home address, account names and passwords are safe. And of course you completely do not know what will happen when you click on any Direct.redtrafficone.site ads.
As evident, the ad supported software is quite dangerous. So, we advise you remove it from your personal computer as soon as possible. Follow the guide presented below to remove Direct.redtrafficone.site pop up ads from the IE, Firefox, Chrome and Edge.
How to remove Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect
Not all undesired programs such as adware that causes lots of annoying Direct.redtrafficone.site popup advertisements are easily uninstallable. You might see pop-ups, deals, text links, in-text ads, banners and other type of ads in the MS Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer and might not be able to figure out the program responsible for this activity. The reason for this is that many undesired apps neither appear in Microsoft Windows Control Panel. Therefore in order to fully remove Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect, you need to execute the steps below. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to shut down your web browser or restart your computer.
To remove Direct.redtrafficone.site, follow the steps below:
- How to manually delete Direct.redtrafficone.site
- Scan your system and delete Direct.redtrafficone.site pop up advertisements with free utilities
- Use AdBlocker to stop Direct.redtrafficone.site and stay safe online
- Method of Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect intrusion into your computer
- To sum up
How to manually delete Direct.redtrafficone.site
The useful removal guide for the Direct.redtrafficone.site ads. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove Direct.redtrafficone.site pop-ups let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Delete potentially unwanted programs using MS Windows Control Panel
We suggest that you start the PC cleaning process by checking the list of installed applications and delete all unknown or suspicious programs. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the harmful programs such as adware and hijacker infections may be bundled with freeware. Uninstall the unwanted software can remove the annoying ads or internet browser redirect.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Microsoft Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as displayed below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and select the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown in the following example.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (MS Windows 7 or Vista) as shown on the image below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed applications and remove all dubious and unknown applications. We advise to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed software by date. Once you’ve found anything questionable that may be the ad supported software that responsible for the appearance of Direct.redtrafficone.site popups or other potentially unwanted application (PUA), then select this program and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the dubious program blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to completely delete it from your personal computer.
Delete Direct.redtrafficone.site advertisements from Microsoft Internet Explorer
In order to restore all internet browser home page, search provider by default and newtab you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your machine.
First, start the Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will display 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 click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Remove Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect from Chrome
If you have adware problem or the Google Chrome is running slow, then reset Google Chrome settings can help you. In the steps below we will show you a way to reset your Chrome settings to original state without reinstall. This will also help to delete Direct.redtrafficone.site popups from your browser.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through 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 steps: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Google 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 on the image below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove Direct.redtrafficone.site from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web browser settings
Resetting your Firefox is good initial troubleshooting step for any issues with your web-browser program, including the redirect to Direct.redtrafficone.site web site. However, your saved bookmarks and passwords will not be lost.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as shown on the screen below.
A small menu will appear, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox browser settings to their original state.
Scan your system and delete Direct.redtrafficone.site pop up advertisements with free utilities
The manual guidance above is tedious to use and can not always help to completely delete the Direct.redtrafficone.site pop up advertisements. Here I am telling you an automatic solution to remove this adware from your PC system completely. Zemana Anti Malware, MalwareBytes Free and HitmanPro are antimalware tools that can search for and remove all kinds of malicious software including ad supported software related to Direct.redtrafficone.site advertisements.
Use Zemana Anti-malware to get rid of Direct.redtrafficone.site popups
We recommend using the Zemana Anti-malware which are completely clean your computer of the adware. The tool is an advanced malware removal program created by (c) Zemana lab. It’s able to help you remove PUPs, browser hijackers, malicious software, toolbars, ransomware and adware responsible for redirects to Direct.redtrafficone.site.
Download Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) on your system from the following link.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
Once the downloading process is done, close all windows on your system. Further, launch the set up file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed in the following example, click the “Yes” button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will automatically run and you can see its main window like below.
Next, click the “Scan” button . Zemana Free tool will start scanning the whole computer to find out ad-supported software that causes unwanted Direct.redtrafficone.site popup advertisements. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. During the scan Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will detect threats exist on your system.
When Zemana has finished scanning, Zemana Anti-Malware will show a screen which contains a list of malicious software that has been detected. Review the results once the tool has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware will remove adware which causes undesired Direct.redtrafficone.site advertisements. Once the process is done, you can be prompted to restart your machine.
Get rid of Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect and harmful extensions with HitmanPro
The Hitman Pro utility is free (30 day trial) and easy to use. It can scan and remove malware, potentially unwanted software and adware in Edge, IE, Chrome and Mozilla Firefox internet browsers and thereby get rid of all undesired Direct.redtrafficone.site pop-up advertisements. HitmanPro is powerful enough to find and get rid of harmful registry entries and files that are hidden on the computer.
Visit the following page to download Hitman Pro. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
After the download is done, open the file location and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro tool. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to run the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” to begin scanning your system for the ‘ad supported’ software that cause undesired Direct.redtrafficone.site popup advertisements to appear. This process can take some time, so please be patient. When a malware, ‘ad supported’ software or PUPs are found, the count of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
After the scan get completed, you’ll be shown the list of all detected items on your computer as displayed on the screen below.
Review the report and then press “Next” button. It will display a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will remove ad supported software responsible for Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect and move items to the program’s quarantine. When the cleaning procedure is done, the tool may ask you to reboot your computer.
Use Malwarebytes to get rid of Direct.redtrafficone.site ads
We advise using the Malwarebytes Free. You can download and install Malwarebytes to scan for ad supported software and thereby remove Direct.redtrafficone.site pop ups from your browsers. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on the PC system.
Installing the MalwareBytes Free is simple. First you’ll need to download MalwareBytes on your Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloading is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes will try to update itself and when this task is complete, press the “Scan Now” button to start checking your computer for the adware related to Direct.redtrafficone.site pop-ups. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a malicious software, adware or potentially unwanted programs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Once you have selected what you wish to get rid of from your system click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Free is a free application that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal tool, we advise you to read and follow the few simple steps or the video guide below.
Use AdBlocker to stop Direct.redtrafficone.site and stay safe online
In order to increase your security and protect your PC against new undesired advertisements and harmful web pages, you need to run ad-blocker application that stops an access to malicious advertisements and web-sites. Moreover, the program can stop the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as displayed on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is finished, you will see a window as shown on the screen below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will help 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 system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop up advertisements, pages like Direct.redtrafficone.site, as well as other malicious 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, that may be found on your desktop.
Method of Direct.redtrafficone.site redirect intrusion into your computer
The adware is usually come bundled with free programs and install themselves, with or without your knowledge, on your system. This happens especially when you are installing a free programs. The application installer tricks you into accepting the install of optional applications, that you don’t really want. Moreover, some paid applications can also install optional apps which you don’t want! Therefore, always download free applications and paid apps from reputable download web-sites. Use ONLY custom or manual installation option and never blindly click Next button.
To sum up
Now your PC should be clean of the ad supported software that causes browsers to display annoying Direct.redtrafficone.site popups. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted advertisements and annoying malicious sites) and Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your PC system 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 get rid of Direct.redtrafficone.site pop up advertisements from the MS Edge, IE, Firefox and Chrome, then ask for help here here.