If you find yourself facing a questionable Secure-systemw.info webpage on your screen, then this might be a sign that your internet browser is affected with the ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware).
Adware can cause problems for your personal computer. Adware can reroute your internet browser to shady web sites, and it can cause unwanted pages to pop up on your browser. Ad-supported software might end up on your personal computer after you download and install free programs from a questionable web page. The ad supported software can display ads on internet browser so that users cannot stop them, including Secure-systemw.info pop up ads.
The worst is, the adware can analyze your surfing, and gain access to your user info and, subsequently, can transfer it third party companies. Thus, there are more than enough reasons to remove Secure-systemw.info advertisements from your PC.
We suggest to remove the adware responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Secure-systemw.info web site, as soon as you found this problem, as it can reroute your internet browser to web-resources that may load other malicious software on your computer.
Remove Secure-systemw.info pop up ads (removal tutorial)
There are several steps to uninstalling the ad supported software responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Secure-systemw.info web page, because it installs itself so deeply into MS Windows. You need to uninstall all suspicious and unknown software, then remove harmful add-ons from the Edge, Google Chrome, IE and Mozilla Firefox and other web browsers you’ve installed. Finally, you need to reset your web browser settings to remove any changes the ad-supported software has made, and then check your system with Zemana, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware or Hitman Pro to ensure the adware is fully removed. It will take a while.
To remove Secure-systemw.info, complete the steps below:
- Manual Secure-systemw.info redirect removal
- Secure-systemw.info pop-up advertisements automatic removal
- How to stop Secure-systemw.info ads
- How can you prevent the Secure-systemw.info ads
- Finish words
Manual Secure-systemw.info redirect removal
Most common ad supported software may be removed without any antivirus programs. The manual adware removal is guidance that will teach you how to remove the Secure-systemw.info ads.
Uninstall PUPs through the Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you begin the machine cleaning process by checking the list of installed apps and remove all unknown or questionable applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the harmful applications such as adware and browser hijackers may be bundled with freeware. Uninstall the unwanted programs can get rid of the intrusive advertisements or web-browser redirect.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as displayed on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of applications installed on your PC. Most likely, one of them is the adware that responsible for web-browser redirect to the undesired Secure-systemw.info web-site. If you have many applications installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious software by sort the list by date of installation. Once you’ve found a suspicious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
After the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to press ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as on the image below.
You will see a list of programs installed on your machine. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the applications that were installed last. Most probably, it is the adware that cause intrusive Secure-systemw.info pop-up advertisements to appear. If you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program which you need to uninstall is found, simply click on its name, and then press ‘Uninstall’ as displayed in the figure below.
Delete Secure-systemw.info advertisements from Firefox
If your Firefox internet browser is redirected to Secure-systemw.info without your permission or an unknown search provider displays results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web browser reset. It will keep your personal information such as browsing history, bookmarks, passwords and web form auto-fill data.
Press 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 image below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to return your Firefox internet browser settings to their default values.
Remove Secure-systemw.info pop ups from Google Chrome
If your Chrome internet browser is redirected to annoying Secure-systemw.info web-page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web-browser application to its default settings.
First start the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will open the Google Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then press Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option called “Settings”.
The internet browser will show the settings screen. Another solution to show the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, as displayed on the image below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will open the confirmation prompt as on the image below.
You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The browser will start the procedure of cleaning. Once it is finished, the web browser’s settings including startpage, search provider and new tab page back to the values which have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Remove Secure-systemw.info popups from Internet Explorer
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your web-browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your web-browser, which installed by an malicious software.
First, start the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect.
Secure-systemw.info pop-up advertisements automatic removal
The adware may hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This can lead to the fact that after some time, the adware that causes annoying Secure-systemw.info pop-ups once again infect your personal computer. Moreover, We want to note that it is not always safe to delete ad-supported software manually, if you don’t have much experience in setting up and configuring the Microsoft Windows operating system. The best method to scan for and remove ad-supported software is to run free malicious software removal applications.
How to automatically delete Secure-systemw.info popups with Zemana Free
You can download and use the Zemana for free. This anti-malware tool will scan all the Microsoft Windows registry keys and files in your machine along with the system settings and internet browser extensions. If it finds any malware, ad-supported software or harmful plugin that is causing multiple unwanted pop up advertisements then the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will get rid of them from your PC completely.
Installing the Zemana Anti-Malware is simple. First you’ll need to download Zemana AntiMalware on your machine from the following link.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After downloading is finished, close all apps and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as displayed on the screen below.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your personal computer.
Once installation is complete, you will see window as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the ad-supported software responsible for Secure-systemw.info ads. Depending on your system, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a malware, ad supported software or PUPs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
When Zemana Free completes the scan, Zemana will open a list of detected threats. Once you have selected what you want to delete from your machine click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) will remove adware that causes annoying Secure-systemw.info advertisements and move items to the program’s quarantine.
Scan your computer and remove Secure-systemw.info ads with Hitman Pro
Hitman Pro is a free removal tool that can scan your PC system for a wide range of security threats like malicious software, adwares, PUPs as well as ad supported software which reroutes your browser to unwanted Secure-systemw.info site. It will perform a deep scan of your personal computer including hard drives and Windows registry. When a malicious software is found, it will allow you to remove all found threats from your computer by a simple click.
- Click the link below to download the latest version of Hitman Pro for Microsoft Windows. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
- After the download is complete, double click the Hitman Pro icon. Once this utility is launched, press “Next” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware responsible for redirects to Secure-systemw.info. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your machine. During the scan Hitman Pro will search for threats present on your computer.
- After finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. All found threats will be marked. You can delete them all by simply press “Next” button. Now press the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to get rid of all malicious software found.
How to automatically get rid of Secure-systemw.info with Malwarebytes
Manual Secure-systemw.info pop ups removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the ad-supported software can be not completely removed. We recommend that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer of ad-supported software. Moreover, the free program will allow you to remove malware, potentially unwanted apps, browser hijackers and toolbars that your PC can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti Malware from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: July 25, 2019
After the download is finished, close all software and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup as displayed in the figure below.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your system.
Once install is complete, you will see window as shown below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) utility will begin scanning the whole PC system to find out ad supported software that causes multiple unwanted ads. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the utility is scanning, you can see count of objects and files has already scanned.
After MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) has completed scanning, MalwareBytes Free will show a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been found. You may remove items (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now remove adware which causes intrusive Secure-systemw.info pop ups. After the procedure is done, you may be prompted to reboot your computer.
The following video explains steps on how to get rid of browser hijacker, adware and other malicious software with MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM).
How to stop Secure-systemw.info ads
It is also critical to protect your web-browsers from malicious web-sites and ads by using an ad-blocking application like AdGuard. Security experts says that it’ll greatly reduce the risk of malicious software, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
Click the following link to download AdGuard. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
Once the downloading process is finished, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown 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 instructions like below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-up advertisements, Secure-systemw.info redirect, as well as other harmful or misleading websites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
How can you prevent the Secure-systemw.info ads
Most of undesired pop-up advertisements such as Secure-systemw.info advertisements come from web-browser toolbars, browser extensions, BHOs (browser helper objects) and optional applications. In most cases, these items claim itself as software which improve your experience on the Web by providing a fast and interactive start page or a search engine that does not track you. Remember, how to avoid the unwanted software. Be cautious, start only reputable programs which download from reputable sources. NEVER install any unknown and suspicious software.
Now your machine should be free of the ad supported software responsible for redirecting your browser to Secure-systemw.info web site. We suggest that you keep Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your system for new adwares and other malware) and AdGuard (to help you stop annoying popup ads and harmful web-sites). Moreover, to prevent any ad-supported software, please stay clear of unknown and third party programs, make sure that your antivirus application, turn on the option to search for potentially unwanted applications.
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