If you are experiencing odd internet browser behavior, unwanted ads, constant trips to webpage named Magiballs.com, then it is a sign that an unwanted program from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) family get installed on your computer. Most often, adware installs on the PC in a bundle with freeware that you downloaded and installed from the World Wide Web. Once it gets inside your system, it will configure itself to start automatically when the personal computer boot. Adware software can change web browser settings, reroute your web browser to unwanted webpages, display annoying advertisements from various third-party ad networks and these undesired advertisements is difficult to close.
Even worse, adware software has the ability to gather marketing-type data about you to get profit. Adware software can analyze your surfing, and gain access to your user data and, afterwards, can use it for marketing purposes. Thus, there are more than enough reasons to delete adware from your personal computer.
|Type||adware software, PUP (potentially unwanted program), popup ads, pop up virus, pop ups|
|Removal||Magiballs.com removal guide|
So, if you happen to encounter intrusive Magiballs.com pop up advertisements, then be quick and take effort to remove adware software which redirects your web browser to the annoying Magiballs.com web-page as quickly as possible. Follow the steps below to remove Magiballs.com redirect. Let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
How to remove Magiballs.com popup ads from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
Fortunately, it is not hard to remove adware that causes pop-ups. In the following guide, we will provide two ways to clean your PC system of this adware software. One is the manual removal method and the other is automatic removal solution. You can choose the way that best fits you. Please follow the removal instructions below to remove Magiballs.com advertisements right now!
To remove Magiballs.com, use the steps below:
- How to remove Magiballs.com redirect without any software
- How to automatically remove Magiballs.com pop-up advertisements
- Block Magiballs.com and other intrusive web sites
- To sum up
How to remove Magiballs.com redirect without any software
The most common adware software can be removed manually, without the use of antivirus or other removal tools. The manual steps below will show you how to get rid of Magiballs.com pop-up advertisements step by step. Although each of the steps is very easy and does not require special knowledge, but you doubt that you can finish them, then use the free tools, a list of which is given below.
Uninstall PUPs through the MS Windows Control Panel
When troubleshooting a machine, one common step is go to Windows Control Panel and uninstall dubious software. The same approach will be used in the removal of Magiballs.com redirect. Please use steps based on your MS Windows version.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as displayed on the image below.
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right like below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (MS Windows 7 or Vista) similar to the one below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed applications and remove all suspicious and unknown apps. We suggest to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed software by date. Once you have found anything suspicious that may be the adware responsible for Magiballs.com advertisements or other PUP (potentially unwanted program), then choose this program and press ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the questionable application blocked from removal, then run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully delete it from your computer.
Remove Magiballs.com pop up advertisements from Chrome
This step will show you how to reset Chrome browser settings to default state. This can get rid of Magiballs.com popup advertisements and fix some browsing issues, especially after adware infection. Your saved bookmarks, form auto-fill information and passwords won’t be cleared or changed.
- First launch the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will show the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed addons. 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 Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your web-browser’s search engine, newtab and homepage will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Magiballs.com pop-up advertisements from Internet Explorer
If you find that Internet Explorer browser settings such as homepage, search engine by default and new tab had been replaced by adware that causes Magiballs.com pop-ups, then you may return your settings, via the reset browser procedure.
First, start the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” as displayed in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Get rid of Magiballs.com from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
If your Mozilla Firefox web browser is rerouted to Magiballs.com without your permission or an unknown search provider shows results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web-browser reset. When using the reset feature, your personal information such as passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
Start the Mozilla Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web browser screen. Next, press the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will display the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you are unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as displayed on the screen below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Magiballs.com adware. When, it is complete, click the “Finish” button.
How to automatically remove Magiballs.com pop-up advertisements
Adware software and Magiballs.com advertisements can be removed from the web-browser and machine by running full system scan with an anti-malware tool. For example, you can run a full system scan with Zemana, MalwareBytes and HitmanPro. It’ll help you delete components of adware from Windows registry and malicious files from harddisks.
How to remove Magiballs.com pop ups with Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM)
Zemana Free is a program which is used for malware, adware, browser hijacker infections and potentially unwanted apps removal. The program is one of the most efficient anti malware tools. It helps in malicious software removal and and defends all other types of security threats. One of the biggest advantages of using Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) is that is easy to use and is free. Also, it constantly keeps updating its virus/malware signatures DB. Let’s see how to install and scan your computer with Zemana Free in order to remove Magiballs.com popup advertisements from your PC system.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Microsoft Windows. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
Once downloading is done, close all programs and windows on your PC system. 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 installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install Zemana on your computer.
Once installation is finished, you will see window such as the one below.
Now press the “Scan” button to start checking your computer for the adware responsible for Magiballs.com redirect. This process can take quite a while, so please be patient. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done.
When that process is finished, you may check all items detected on your machine. Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will delete adware which causes Magiballs.com popups and move threats to the program’s quarantine.
Use Hitman Pro to remove Magiballs.com pop-up ads
If the Magiballs.com redirect problem persists, use the Hitman Pro and scan if your personal computer is affected by adware. The Hitman Pro is a downloadable security tool that provides on-demand scanning and helps remove adware, potentially unwanted software, and other malicious software. It works with your existing antivirus software.
- Click the link below to download HitmanPro. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
- When the download is complete, double click the Hitman Pro icon. Once this utility is started, click “Next” button to start checking your computer for the adware that causes Magiballs.com popup ads in your web-browser. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your machine and the speed of your computer. While the HitmanPro is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- When the scanning is complete, HitmanPro will prepare a list of unwanted applications and adware. Make sure to check mark the items that are unsafe and then press “Next” button. Now click the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to remove all malware found.
Use MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to remove Magiballs.com pop-up ads
We advise using the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM). You can download and install MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) to scan for adware and thereby remove Magiballs.com redirect from your internet browsers. When installed and updated, this free malware remover automatically identifies and deletes all threats exist on the PC.
Installing the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) is simple. First you’ll need to download MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) from the link below. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloading is done, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will try to update itself and when this task is done, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your system for the adware that causes multiple annoying pop ups. While the MalwareBytes Free utility is scanning, you may see how many objects it has identified as being affected by malicious software. Once you’ve selected what you wish to remove from your computer click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Free is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal utility, we suggest you to read and follow the step-by-step tutorial or the video guide below.
Block Magiballs.com and other intrusive web sites
Run ad blocker program such as AdGuard in order to stop ads, malvertisements, pop-ups and online trackers, avoid having to install harmful and adware browser plug-ins and add-ons which affect your computer performance and impact your computer security. Browse the Internet anonymously and stay safe online!
Visit the page linked below to download AdGuard. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen like 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 guidance as shown below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop unwanted ads, block Magiballs.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web-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, which can be found on your desktop.
To sum up
Now your PC should be clean of the adware responsible for Magiballs.com pop-ups. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop up ads and undesired harmful web sites) and Zemana Anti Malware (to periodically scan your system for new adware softwares and other malware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Magiballs.com pop-ups from the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge, then ask for help here here.