If you keep getting unwanted Touchpushthen.info pop-ups, ads or notifications, when you surf the Internet with the MS Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome, then it is possible that adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) was installed on your PC.
Adware can display a large amount of pop up ads within the Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Edge screen or redirect you to various unwanted, malicious and misleading web-sites. Adware can end up on your PC in various methods. Most often is when you download and install free applications and forget to uncheck the box for the bundled applications installation. Don’t panic because we have got the solution. Here’s a instructions on how to remove annoying Touchpushthen.info popup ads from the MS Edge, Firefox, IE and Google Chrome and other web-browsers.
How to remove Touchpushthen.info popups, ads, notifications
Fortunately, it is not hard to remove ad supported software related to Touchpushthen.info redirect. In the following guide, we will provide two methods to clean your computer of this adware. One is the manual removal method and the other is automatic removal method. You can choose the method that best fits you. Please follow the removal tutorial below to remove Touchpushthen.info ads right now!
To remove Touchpushthen.info pop-ups, execute the steps below:
- Delete dubious software using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Delete Touchpushthen.info redirect from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove Touchpushthen.info pop ups from Google Chrome
- Delete Touchpushthen.info redirect from Internet Explorer
- Use free malware removal utilities to completely delete Touchpushthen.info popup advertisements
- Run AdBlocker to block Touchpushthen.info and stay safe online
How to manually get rid of Touchpushthen.info
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually get rid of Touchpushthen.info popups from the Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Edge. If you do not want to remove ad-supported software in the manually due to the fact that you are an unskilled computer user, then you can run free removal tools listed below.
Delete dubious software using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
Some of potentially unwanted programs, ad supported software and browser hijacker infections can be deleted using the Add/Remove programs tool which is located in the MS Windows Control Panel. So, if you are running any version of Windows and you have noticed an unwanted program, then first try to remove it through Add/Remove programs.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as on the image below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click 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 on the screen below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as on the image below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed software and get rid of all questionable and unknown apps. We suggest to press ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed applications by date. When you’ve found anything suspicious that may be the ad-supported software that created to redirect your browser to the Touchpushthen.info or other PUP (potentially unwanted program), then choose this program and press ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the suspicious program blocked from removal, then run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully delete it from your system.
Delete Touchpushthen.info redirect from Mozilla Firefox
Resetting Mozilla Firefox web browser will reset all the settings to their default state and will remove Touchpushthen.info popups, malicious add-ons and extensions. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and press the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as on the image below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, press “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Firefox browser settings to their default state.
Remove Touchpushthen.info pop ups from Google Chrome
If your Chrome web browser is redirected to intrusive Touchpushthen.info web page, it may be necessary to completely reset your browser program to its default settings.
First start the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will open the Google Chrome menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the addon signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option named “Settings”.
The browser will open the settings screen. Another way to show the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the internet 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 in the figure below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will show the confirmation prompt like below.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web browser will launch the task of cleaning. After it’s complete, the web-browser’s settings including search provider, newtab page and startpage back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your system.
Delete Touchpushthen.info redirect from Internet Explorer
In order to restore all internet browser default search engine, homepage and new tab page you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the MS Windows was installed on your computer.
First, run the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The IE will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of ad-supported software responsible for Touchpushthen.info popups, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as default search engine, new tab page and homepage to default state.
Use free malware removal utilities to completely delete Touchpushthen.info popup advertisements
Manual removal instructions may not be for an unskilled computer user. Each Touchpushthen.info removal step above, such as removing dubious programs, restoring infected shortcuts, removing the ad-supported software from system settings, must be performed very carefully. If you’re have doubts about the steps above, then we suggest that you use the automatic Touchpushthen.info removal tutorial listed below.
Run Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) to delete Touchpushthen.info pop-ups
We suggest using the Zemana. You can download and install Zemana Anti-Malware to search for and remove Touchpushthen.info pop-ups from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer web browsers. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your computer.
- Installing the Zemana Anti-Malware is simple. First you will need to download Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your browser will display the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- When the downloading process is done, please close all applications and open windows on your computer. Next, launch a file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- This will launch the “Setup wizard” of Zemana Free onto your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Zemana Anti Malware will start and open the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan” button . Zemana Free program will scan through the whole PC for the ad supported software that redirects your web-browser to annoying Touchpushthen.info site. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the Zemana Free program is scanning, you may see how many objects it has identified as threat.
- Once Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) has completed scanning your machine, you can check all items detected on your PC.
- Review the report and then click the “Next” button. The tool will remove ad-supported software that causes annoying Touchpushthen.info popup advertisements and move items to the program’s quarantine. After the task is finished, you may be prompted to restart the PC.
- Close the Zemana and continue with the next step.
Run AdBlocker to block Touchpushthen.info and stay safe online
To put it simply, you need to use an ad blocker utility (AdGuard, for example). It will block and protect you from all unwanted webpages like Touchpushthen.info, ads and pop ups. To be able to do that, the adblocker program uses a list of filters. Each filter is a rule that describes a malicious web site, an advertising content, a banner and others. The ad blocker program automatically uses these filters, depending on the webpages you’re visiting.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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 in the following example.
Follow the prompts. After the setup is complete, you will see a window as shown below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which 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 start your system, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop unwanted ads, block Touchpushthen.info web-site, as well as other harmful or misleading sites. 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 prevent adware from getting inside your machine
These days certain free applications authors bundle bundled software which could be PUPs like this ad supported software, with a view to making some money. These are not free software as install an unwanted programs on to your Windows computer. So whenever you install a new free application that downloaded from the World Wide Web, be very careful during setup. Carefully read the EULA (a text with I ACCEPT/I DECLINE button), choose custom or manual setup type, uncheck all third-party programs.
To sum up
Now your PC should be clean of the ad supported software that causes intrusive Touchpushthen.info popup advertisements. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted ads and undesired malicious web sites) and Zemana Free (to periodically scan your computer for new malicious software, hijacker infections and ad-supported software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijackers, malicious apps and adware are released.
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