The Direct.redtrafficjar.site is just one of the many web-sites of the so-called ‘ad’ type. It is created to fill the browser with constant flow of advertisements, or redirect the Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox and Internet Explorer to not expected and intrusive advertising pages. If the internet browser randomly displays the Direct.redtrafficjar.site then that’s a clear sign that your personal computer has become a victim of the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software).
The ad-supported software is designed in order to show third-party ads to the user without asking his permission. The adware takes control of installed web browsers and reroutes them to undesired web sites like the Direct.redtrafficjar.site every time you surf the Internet.
It is not a good idea to have an undesired application such as the ad supported software related to Direct.redtrafficjar.site advertisements. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you don’t know about.
The worst is, the ‘ad supported’ software can collect confidential information which 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 don’t know what will happen when you click on any Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop up advertisements.
We recommend you to get rid of ad supported software and clean your personal computer from Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop up advertisements as quickly as possible, until the presence of the adware has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the few simple steps below that will allow you to completely remove the redirect to Direct.redtrafficjar.site undesired web-page, using only the built-in MS Windows features and several free malicious software removal tools of well-known antivirus software companies.
Remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop-up ads (removal guide)
Not all unwanted programs like adware which reroutes your web browser to intrusive Direct.redtrafficjar.site webpage are easily uninstallable. You might see popups, deals, text links, in-text advertisements, banners and other type of ads in the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Edge 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 completely remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site popup advertisements, you need to perform the steps below. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web browser or reboot your computer.
To remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site, perform the following steps:
- Manual Direct.redtrafficjar.site redirect removal
- How to get rid of Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop up advertisements with free applications
- How to block Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop ups
- How to prevent Direct.redtrafficjar.site ads from getting inside your system
- To sum up
Manual Direct.redtrafficjar.site redirect removal
Read this “How to remove” section to know how to manually remove adware responsible for redirecting your web browser to Direct.redtrafficjar.site site. Even if the few simple steps does not work for you, there are several free malicious software removers below that can easily handle such adware that responsible for the appearance of Direct.redtrafficjar.site advertisements.
Removing the Direct.redtrafficjar.site, check the list of installed apps first
Some programs are free only because their install package contains an ad-supported software. This unwanted applications generates revenue for the developers when it is installed. More often this ‘ad supported’ software can be removed by simply uninstalling it from the ‘Uninstall a Program’ that is located in MS Windows control panel.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows button, next click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and press “Control Panel”.
- It will display the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all apps installed on the system.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall dubious and unknown apps. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video guidance below.
Remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site redirect from Chrome
If your Chrome browser is rerouted to undesired Direct.redtrafficjar.site web-page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser application to its default settings.
- First, launch the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You’ll 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 Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Advanced” link, which 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 Chrome will open the reset settings prompt as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site from Mozilla Firefox by resetting browser settings
If the Firefox web-browser is rerouted to Direct.redtrafficjar.site and you want to recover the Mozilla Firefox settings back to their default values, then you should follow the few simple steps below. It’ll save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, click the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page press on “Refresh Firefox” button as shown in the figure below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete Direct.redtrafficjar.site popup advertisements from Internet Explorer
By resetting Microsoft Internet Explorer internet browser you revert back your browser settings to its default state. This is good initial when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by ad-supported software responsible for redirecting your browser to Direct.redtrafficjar.site web-page.
First, run the IE. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” as displayed in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed in the figure below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your machine for the changes to take effect.
How to get rid of Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop up advertisements with free applications
Use malicious software removal utilities to remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site advertisements automatically. The free software tools specially designed for hijackers, adware and other potentially unwanted apps removal. These tools can delete most of ad supported software from Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Moreover, it can remove all components of ‘ad supported’ software from Windows registry and system drives.
Automatically delete Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop-up ads with Zemana Anti-malware
Zemana Anti-malware highly recommended, because it can detect security threats such adware and adwares that most ‘classic’ antivirus software fail to pick up on. Moreover, if you have any Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop-up 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.
Click the following link to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
When the download is finished, close all applications and windows on your computer. Double-click the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Free on your PC. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is done successfully, Zemana Free will automatically start and you can see its main screen as on the image below.
Now press the “Scan” button to start checking your PC for the ‘ad supported’ software that responsible for web browser redirect to the unwanted Direct.redtrafficjar.site web-site. This procedure may take quite a while, so please be patient. During the scan Zemana Anti Malware will search for threats present on your computer.
When the scan get finished, Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will display a scan report. When you’re ready, click “Next” button. The Zemana Free will delete ad supported software that causes web browsers to show annoying Direct.redtrafficjar.site popups and move items to the program’s quarantine. Once the task is done, you may be prompted to reboot the PC.
Scan and free your system of adware with HitmanPro
HitmanPro is a free tool that can scan for adware that causes multiple undesired advertisements. It is not always easy to locate all the junk applications that your machine might have picked up on the World Wide Web. HitmanPro will detect the adware, hijackers and other malware you need to uninstall.
Please go to the link below to download HitmanPro. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
When the download is finished, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the HitmanPro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro utility. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Next” . HitmanPro program will scan through the whole PC system for the adware that responsible for the appearance of Direct.redtrafficjar.site popups. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the Hitman Pro utility is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as being affected by malicious software.
When the system scan is finished, Hitman Pro will prepare a list of undesired applications ad supported software as on the image below.
When you are ready, click “Next” button. It will open a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will remove adware that responsible for the appearance of Direct.redtrafficjar.site popup advertisements and add threats to the Quarantine. When disinfection is complete, the utility may ask you to reboot your PC system.
Use Malwarebytes to remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop-ups
Remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site redirect manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we advise you to run the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your personal computer. Moreover, the free application will allow you to remove malicious software, PUPs, toolbars and browser hijackers that your PC may be infected too.
MalwareBytes Free can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
When the download is complete, close all windows on your machine. Further, open the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the following example, press the “Yes” button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install MalwareBytes Free on the computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti Malware will automatically start and you can see its main window as displayed in the following example.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your system for the adware that responsible for the appearance of Direct.redtrafficjar.site ads. While the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) tool is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as being affected by malicious software.
As the scanning ends, a list of all items detected is produced. All detected items will be marked. You can delete them all by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware will remove adware related to Direct.redtrafficjar.site ads and add threats to the Quarantine. When disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart your personal computer. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to remove browser hijacker infections, adware and other malicious software.
How to block Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop ups
The AdGuard is a very good ad blocking program for the Chrome, Edge, Firefox and Internet Explorer, with active user support. It does a great job by removing certain types of unwanted advertisements, popunders, pop-ups, undesired newtabs, and even full page ads and website overlay layers. Of course, the AdGuard can block the Direct.redtrafficjar.site popup ads automatically or by using a custom filter rule.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After the downloading process is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is complete, you will see a window as displayed in the following example.
You can click “Skip” to close the setup program 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 PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and block popup ads, Direct.redtrafficjar.site redirect, 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, which can be found on your desktop.
How to prevent Direct.redtrafficjar.site ads from getting inside your system
To sum up
Now your personal computer should be free of the adware responsible for redirecting your internet browser to Direct.redtrafficjar.site page. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop up advertisements and annoying malicious web sites) and Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your personal computer for new malicious software, browser hijacker infections and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for MS Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijackers, harmful apps and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Direct.redtrafficjar.site pop up advertisements from your web-browser, then ask for help here.