Q. How do I stop Ketintontrat.info pop-ups and other pop ups from ‘flooding’ my web-browser? I have had no luck stopping them using ad blocking plugin. If someone has any suggestions they would be appreciated.
A. Unwanted pop-ups and advertisements are mostly provided by malicious add-ons or adware (also known as ‘adware software’). The word ‘adware’ is a combination of two words ‘ad’ and ‘software’. Adware displays advertisements on an affected computer. Not very dangerous for PC users, but very profitable for the the software publishers.
In order to show undesired ads as often as possible adware can change your internet browser settings. You may even find that your machine settings are hijacked without your conscious permission. The makers of adware software do so in order to make revenue via third-party ad network. Thus every your click on ads generates money for them.
Even worse, adware can be used to gather lots of confidential data about you such as what web-sites you are opening, what you are looking for the Internet and so on. This personal data, subsequently, may be transferred third party companies.
We strongly advise that you perform the steps below that will assist you to remove Ketintontrat.info pop-up ads using the standard features of Windows and some proven free programs.
Remove Ketintontrat.info pop-ups, ads, notifications (removal tutorial)
According to cyber threat analysts, Ketintontrat.info popups removal can be finished manually and/or automatically. These utilities that are listed below will help you remove adware software, malicious internet browser plugins, malware and PUPs . However, if you are not willing to install other apps to remove Ketintontrat.info pop-ups, then use tutorial listed below to return your PC settings to their previous states.
To remove Ketintontrat.info pop-ups, perform the following steps:
- Remove Ketintontrat.info ads without any utilities
- How to remove Ketintontrat.info ads with free applications
- Stop Ketintontrat.info ads
- How to avoid setup of adware software
- Finish words
Remove Ketintontrat.info ads without any utilities
The useful removal instructions for the Ketintontrat.info pop-ups and advertisements. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove Ketintontrat.info pop ups let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Remove recently installed adware
Some of potentially unwanted software, adware and hijacker infections can be removed using the Add/Remove programs utility which can be found in the Windows Control Panel. So, if you’re using any version of Microsoft Windows and you have noticed an unwanted application, then first try to delete it through Add/Remove programs.
Make sure you have closed all web-browsers and other applications. Next, delete any unwanted and suspicious programs from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, click the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Select “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of applications installed on your system. Most likely, one of them is the adware that causes multiple unwanted pop-ups. Choose the dubious program or the program that name is not familiar to you and remove it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in MS Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Select the suspicious or any unknown software, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to remove this unwanted program from your computer.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an undesired program, then press “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Remove Ketintontrat.info popups from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your internet browser is hijacked or you have unwanted add-ons or toolbars on your web-browser, which installed by an malware.
First, launch the IE. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed on the screen 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 in the following example. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Remove Ketintontrat.info pop-ups from Chrome
Reset Chrome will allow you to delete Ketintontrat.info popups from your browser as well as to recover internet browser settings infected by adware. All undesired, malicious and adware addons will also be uninstalled from the internet browser. When using the reset feature, your personal information such as passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
- First start the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Select 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 guide: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your internet browser’s new tab, search provider and homepage will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove Ketintontrat.info pop-up ads from Firefox
The Firefox reset will delete redirections to annoying Ketintontrat.info web-site, modified preferences, extensions and security settings. It’ll keep your personal information such as browsing history, bookmarks, passwords and web form auto-fill data.
First, open the Mozilla Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed on the screen below.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
How to remove Ketintontrat.info ads with free applications
Many antivirus companies have designed applications that help detect adware and thereby remove Ketintontrat.info from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge internet browsers. Below is a a few of the free programs you may want to run. Your PC can have lots of potentially unwanted programs, adware and hijacker infections installed at the same time, so we advise, if any unwanted or malicious program returns after restarting the computer, then run your PC system into Safe Mode and run the antimalware tool again.
How to automatically get rid of Ketintontrat.info pop ups with Zemana
Does Zemana Free delete adware that causes multiple annoying popups? The adware is often downloaded with malware that can cause you to install an program such as spyware you don’t want. Therefore, recommend using the Zemana Anti-Malware. It is a utility developed to scan and remove adware software and other malware from your computer for free.
Download Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) by clicking on the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After the downloading process is finished, close all software and windows on your personal computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown on the image below.
When the install begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) on your computer.
Once installation is finished, you will see window like below.
Now click the “Scan” button for scanning your system for the adware related to the Ketintontrat.info ads. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your computer. When a malware, adware software or potentially unwanted programs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
When the system scan is complete, Zemana Free will show a list of detected threats. In order to get rid of all items, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana will delete adware software which cause intrusive Ketintontrat.info ads and add threats to the Quarantine.
Delete Ketintontrat.info pop-up ads and malicious extensions with Hitman Pro
If Zemana Free cannot remove this adware, then we suggests to run the Hitman Pro. HitmanPro is a free removal tool for browser hijacker infections, PUPs, toolbars and adware that cause pop ups. It is specially made to work as a second scanner for your computer.
Download Hitman Pro on your computer from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
When downloading is finished, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the Hitman Pro desktop icon. Once the utility is started, you will see a screen as displayed on the screen below.
Further, press “Next” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that cause pop-ups. Depending on your system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When finished, you can check all items found on your PC as on the image below.
When you are ready, click “Next” button. It will display a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button.
Delete Ketintontrat.info advertisements with MalwareBytes Free
Trying to remove Ketintontrat.info popups can become a battle of wills between the adware infection and you. MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) can be a powerful ally, uninstalling most of today’s adware, malware and potentially unwanted apps with ease. Here’s how to use MalwareBytes Free will help you win.
Download MalwareBytes Free on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
When downloading is finished, close all apps and windows on your PC. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup as on the image below.
When the install begins, you’ll see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer.
Once install is finished, you will see window as displayed on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to start checking your PC for the adware that causes multiple unwanted popups. This task can take some time, so please be patient.
After that process is done, you will be displayed the list of all detected items on your PC system. Next, you need to click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now delete adware software which cause undesired Ketintontrat.info ads and add threats to the Quarantine. When that process is complete, you may be prompted to restart your system.
The following video explains steps on how to remove browser hijacker infection, adware and other malware with MalwareBytes.
Stop Ketintontrat.info ads
To put it simply, you need to use an ad-blocker utility (AdGuard, for example). It’ll stop and protect you from all undesired web-sites such as Ketintontrat.info, advertisements 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-blocking application automatically uses these filters, depending on the sites you are visiting.
- AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- When downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the install is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you run your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop undesired advertisements, block Ketintontrat.info, as well as other harmful or misleading webpages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon called AdGuard, that is located on your desktop.
How to avoid setup of adware software
Many of the free software out there install undesired web browser toolbars, hijacker infections and PUPs like the adware that causes Ketintontrat.info advertisements along with them without your knowledge. One has to be attentive while installing free applications in order to avoid accidentally installing third-party applications. It is important that you pay attention to the EULA (End User License Agreements) and choose the Custom, Manual or Advanced installation method as it will typically disclose what bundled applications will also be installed.
After completing the step-by-step guide shown above, your personal computer should be clean from this adware and other malware. The Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Chrome and Internet Explorer will no longer show unwanted Ketintontrat.info site when you browse the Internet. Unfortunately, if the few simple steps does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help.
Please create a new question by using the “Ask Question” button in the Questions and Answers. Try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately. Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the undesired Ketintontrat.info advertisements.