Q. Why is my web browser filled with advertising popups? Here’s below how the advertising popups looked like when I got it on my internet browser. I’ve recently installed free programs to my machine which protected by antivirus. Now my internet browser is being flooded with pop ups. Please help me get rid of them!
A. Sounds like some kind of adware on your computer. Most probably, one of the applications you installed came with adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). What does adware do? Adware is a part of software that is used as an online promotional utility. It is made with the sole purpose to show dozens of pop-up ads, and thus to promote the goods and services in an open web browser window. Adware can substitute the legitimate advertising links on misleading or even banners that can offer to visit malicious web pages.
Adware that causes Unanimous.live pop-ups in your internet browser can attack your PC’s web browsers like the Chrome, IE, MS Edge and Mozilla Firefox. Maybe you approve the idea that the popups from it is just a small problem. But these undesired Unanimous.live advertisements eat PC resources and slow down your PC system’s performance.
The worst is, adware software can be used to gather and transmit confidential info without your permission. Adware software can track information about web-sites visited, browser and system information, and your PC system IP address.
So, obviously, you need to remove the adware as soon as possible. Use the free step-by-step guide below. This guide will help you clean your PC of adware software and thereby get rid of the Unanimous.live intrusive popup ads.
How to remove Unanimous.live popup ads from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
In order to delete Unanimous.live ads, start by closing any applications and popups that are open. If a popup won’t close, then close your web-browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge). If a program won’t close then please restart your personal computer. Next, follow the steps below.
To remove Unanimous.live pop-ups, perform the steps below:
- Delete Unanimous.live advertisements without any utilities
- How to automatically remove Unanimous.live advertisements
- Run AdBlocker to block Unanimous.live and stay safe online
- Method of adware intrusion into your PC
- Finish words
Delete Unanimous.live advertisements without any utilities
The adware can alter your internet browser settings and redirect you to the webpages which may contain countless ads or various security threats, like browser hijacker, malicious software or PUPs. Not every antivirus program can detect and remove adware easily from your computer. Follow the step-by-step guidance below and you can get rid of Unanimous.live pop up advertisements by yourself.
Uninstall potentially unwanted programs using Windows Control Panel
You can manually delete most nonaggressive adware by removing the application that it came with or removing the adware itself using ‘Add/Remove programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ option in Microsoft Windows Control Panel.
Make sure you have closed all browsers and other applications. Next, delete any unknown and suspicious apps from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, click the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Choose “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of apps installed on your computer. Most probably, one of them is the adware that cause pop ups. Select the suspicious program or the program that name is not familiar to you and uninstall it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in Microsoft Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Select the dubious or any unknown software, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this unwanted application 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 Unanimous.live popup ads from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome will assist you to delete Unanimous.live popup ads from your internet browser as well as to recover web-browser settings affected by adware. All undesired, malicious and adware add-ons will also be removed from the web browser. However, your themes, bookmarks, history, passwords, and web form auto-fill information will not be deleted.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following steps: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the 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 displayed below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove Unanimous.live pop ups from IE
If you find that IE web browser settings like default search provider, newtab and start page had been replaced by adware software responsible for Unanimous.live advertisements, then you may revert back your settings, via the reset browser procedure.
First, open the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove adware which causes undesired Unanimous.live ads, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like home page, newtab and default search provider to default state.
Remove Unanimous.live from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If the Firefox internet browser is re-directed to Unanimous.live and you want to restore the Firefox settings back to their default state, then you should follow the steps below. However, your themes, bookmarks, history, passwords, and web form auto-fill information will not be deleted.
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 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 return your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings to their original state.
How to automatically remove Unanimous.live advertisements
If you are an unskilled computer user, then we advise to use free removal tools listed below to remove Unanimous.live redirect for good. The automatic way is highly recommended. It has less steps and easier to implement than the manual way. Moreover, it lower risk of system damage. So, the automatic Unanimous.live removal is a better option.
How to automatically get rid of Unanimous.live pop up advertisements with Zemana Free
Thinking about remove Unanimous.live pop ups from your browser? Then pay attention to Zemana Anti Malware. This is a well-known utility, originally created just to detect and get rid of malware, adware software and PUPs. But by now it has seriously changed and can not only rid you of malware, but also protect your computer from malware and adware, as well as identify and remove common viruses and trojans.
Installing the Zemana Free is simple. First you will need to download Zemana Anti Malware on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
When the downloading process is done, close all software and windows on your machine. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as displayed in the figure below.
When the installation starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your personal computer.
Once installation is done, you will see window as shown in the figure below.
Now click the “Scan” button . Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) application will scan through the whole PC system for the adware that causes multiple intrusive popups. This task can take some time, so please be patient. During the scan Zemana Free will locate threats exist on your computer.
After finished, you’ll be shown the list of all found threats on your system. Next, you need to press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will delete adware software which cause undesired Unanimous.live popups and add threats to the Quarantine.
Scan your machine and get rid of Unanimous.live ads with Hitman Pro
HitmanPro is a free removal tool. It removes PUPs, adware, browser hijacker infections and unwanted browser plugins. It will identify and remove adware which cause popups. Hitman Pro uses very small PC resources and is a portable program. Moreover, HitmanPro does add another layer of malware protection.
Download HitmanPro from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
When the downloading process is complete, open the file location and double-click the HitmanPro icon. It will launch the HitmanPro utility. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware software that causes multiple annoying pop-ups. While the Hitman Pro is scanning, you may see number of objects it has identified either as being malware.
Once the scan is finished, HitmanPro will create a list of unwanted programs adware as displayed on the screen below.
In order to delete all threats, simply click “Next” button. It will show a prompt, press the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will get rid of adware that causes annoying Unanimous.live pop-ups and add items to the Quarantine. When finished, the utility may ask you to restart your computer.
Scan and free your PC system of adware with MalwareBytes Free
If you are having problems with Unanimous.live pop ups removal, then check out MalwareBytes Anti-Malware. This is a tool that can help clean up your PC system and improve your speeds for free. Find out more below.
MalwareBytes can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After downloading is finished, close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup as displayed on the image below.
When the installation begins, you’ll see the “Setup wizard” that will help you set up Malwarebytes on your personal computer.
Once installation is finished, you’ll see window like below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes Free utility will begin scanning the whole computer to find out adware software that causes multiple undesired pop-ups. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. During the scan MalwareBytes Free will scan for threats exist on your system.
After the system scan is finished, MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will display you the results. Review the results once the utility has done the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now remove adware that causes Unanimous.live redirect in your internet browser and add items to the Quarantine. When the process is done, you may be prompted to reboot your PC.
The following video explains step-by-step tutorial on how to remove hijacker, adware and other malicious software with MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM).
Run AdBlocker to block Unanimous.live and stay safe online
To put it simply, you need to use an ad-blocking tool (AdGuard, for example). It’ll stop and protect you from all annoying webpages such as Unanimous.live, advertisements and popups. To be able to do that, the adblocker program uses a list of filters. Each filter is a rule that describes a malicious webpage, an advertising content, a banner and others. The ad-blocker application automatically uses these filters, depending on the web sites you’re visiting.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of AdGuard for MS Windows. Save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen like below.
Follow the prompts. After the install is done, you will see a window as displayed in the following example.
You can click “Skip” to close the install application and use the default settings, or click “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 do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop undesired ads, block Unanimous.live, as well as other malicious or misleading websites. 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 is located on your desktop.
Method of adware intrusion into your PC
After completing the guide above, your computer should be free from adware software that redirects your internet browser to the annoying Unanimous.live website and other malicious software. The Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer will no longer redirect you to various annoying web-pages similar to Unanimous.live. Unfortunately, if the instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new adware, and then the best way – ask for help here.