What is Checkrobotics.com?
There are many scam web-sites on the Internet and Checkrobotics.com is one of them. It is a deceptive web-page that tricks you and other unsuspecting users into allowing push notifications from web sites run by scammers. The push notifications promote ‘free’ online games, free gifts scams, suspicious internet browser plugins, adult webpages, and adware software bundles.
Checkrobotics.com states that you need to click ‘Allow’ button to confirm that yoe are not a robot. If you click on ALLOW, this web site gets your permission to send browser notifications in form of popup ads in the right bottom corner of the desktop.
To end this intrusive behavior and delete Checkrobotics.com notifications, you need to change browser settings that got changed by adware. For that, complete the simple steps below. Once you disable Checkrobotics.com notifications from your browser settings, you won’t receive any unwanted advertisements in the lower right corner of your desktop or notification center.
|Type||browser notification spam, spam push notifications, pop-up virus|
|Distribution||social engineering attack, PUPs, adware, dubious pop up ads|
|Removal||Checkrobotics.com removal guide|
Where the Checkrobotics.com pop ups comes from
These Checkrobotics.com pop-ups are caused by suspicious advertisements on the webpages you visit or adware. Adware is a form of software developed to throw advertisements up on your web-browser screen. Adware generates revenue for its developer by automatically displaying lots of ads and pop up deals. You might experience a change in your home page or search provider, new tabs opening or even a redirect to shady web-sites.
How to remove Checkrobotics.com ads from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
In the step-by-step tutorial below, we’ll try to cover the MS Edge, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Internet Explorer and provide general help to get rid of Checkrobotics.com pop up ads. You may find some minor differences in your Windows install. No matter, you should be okay if you follow the steps outlined below: uninstall all suspicious and unknown applications, reset web browsers settings, fix web-browsers shortcuts, get rid of harmful scheduled tasks, use free malware removal tools. Some of the steps below will require you to close this website. So, please read the few simple steps carefully, after that bookmark it or open it on your smartphone for later reference.
To remove Checkrobotics.com pop ups, complete the following steps:
- Manual Checkrobotics.com pop-ups removal
- Delete adware through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Remove Checkrobotics.com notifications from browsers
- Remove Checkrobotics.com popup ads from Google Chrome
- Get rid of Checkrobotics.com advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Delete Checkrobotics.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
- Automatic Removal of Checkrobotics.com advertisements
- Run AdBlocker to block Checkrobotics.com and stay safe online
- To sum up
Manual Checkrobotics.com pop-ups removal
This part of the article is a step-by-step guide that will show you how to remove Checkrobotics.com advertisements manually. You just need to carefully complete each step. In this case, you do not need to install any additional tools.
Delete adware through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
When troubleshooting a device, one common step is go to MS Windows Control Panel and remove suspicious software. The same approach will be used in the removal of Checkrobotics.com popups. Please use steps based on your Windows version.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, click the Windows button , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, press “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It will open the Windows Control Panel like below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all programs installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any dubious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date in the Control panel.
Remove Checkrobotics.com notifications from browsers
If you’ve allowed the Checkrobotics.com site to send notifications to your web-browser, then we’ll need to remove these permissions. Depending on browser, you can execute the following steps to get rid of the Checkrobotics.com permissions to send browser notifications.
Remove Checkrobotics.com popup ads from Google Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby recover the web browser’s settings like start page, new tab page and search engine that have been modified by the adware software that causes multiple unwanted pop ups.
- First start the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed plugins. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Google 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 press the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is done, your internet browser’s search engine by default, newtab and home page will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of Checkrobotics.com advertisements from Internet Explorer
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer browser settings such as new tab page, startpage and search provider by default had been modified by adware that cause intrusive Checkrobotics.com pop ups, then you may restore your settings, via the reset internet browser procedure.
First, open the IE. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the following example. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete Checkrobotics.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If Firefox settings are hijacked by the adware, your browser shows intrusive popup advertisements, then ‘Reset Firefox’ could solve these problems. It will save your personal information like saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
First, open the Mozilla Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, click 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 shown on the screen below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Automatic Removal of Checkrobotics.com advertisements
It is very difficult for classic antivirus to detect adware and other kinds of PUPs. We recommend you use a free anti-adware such as Zemana Anti-Malware, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) and Hitman Pro from our list below. These tools will allow you scan and remove trojans, malware, spyware, keyloggers, bothersome and malicious adware from an infected PC.
Run Zemana Free to get rid of Checkrobotics.com ads
Does Zemana Free uninstall adware which cause pop ups? The adware is often installed with malicious software which can cause you to install an program such as browser hijackers you don’t want. Therefore, suggest using the Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM). It is a tool developed to scan and delete adware and other malware from your PC for free.
Click the link below to download Zemana. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After the downloading process is complete, close all windows on your PC system. Further, open the set up file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will assist you install Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is complete successfully, Zemana Anti Malware will automatically run and you may see its main window as on the image below.
Next, click the “Scan” button to look for adware that cause intrusive Checkrobotics.com popups. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
Once Zemana Anti-Malware completes the scan, it will open the Scan Results. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will get rid of adware related to the Checkrobotics.com advertisements. When the cleaning procedure is complete, you may be prompted to restart your personal computer.
Remove Checkrobotics.com ads from browsers with HitmanPro
Hitman Pro is a completely free (30 day trial) utility. You do not need expensive ways to remove adware which cause unwanted Checkrobotics.com popups and other shady applications. HitmanPro will uninstall all the undesired applications like adware and hijackers for free.
Visit the page linked below to download HitmanPro. Save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Once the download is complete, open the folder in which you saved it and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro tool. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to run the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware software that cause pop-ups. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your PC system and the speed of your computer. During the scan HitmanPro will search for threats present on your computer.
When the scan get finished, HitmanPro will display you the results as displayed in the following example.
In order to remove all items, simply press “Next” button. It will open a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will delete adware software that cause pop ups and move the selected items to the program’s quarantine. After that process is complete, the utility may ask you to reboot your personal computer.
How to get rid of Checkrobotics.com with MalwareBytes
You can get rid of Checkrobotics.com pop-up advertisements automatically with a help of MalwareBytes. We recommend this free malicious software removal tool because it may easily remove hijackers, adware, potentially unwanted software and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) can be downloaded from the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web browser will show the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After the download is finished, please close all applications and open windows on your PC. Double-click on the icon that’s called MBSetup.
- This will start the Setup wizard of MalwareBytes Anti-Malware onto your PC. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes Free will launch and display the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware software which causes intrusive Checkrobotics.com advertisements. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the MalwareBytes Free is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malware.
- Once that process is complete, MalwareBytes Free will create a list of unwanted apps and adware.
- Once you have selected what you wish to delete from your personal computer press the “Quarantine” button. Once finished, you may be prompted to reboot the personal computer.
- Close the AntiMalware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Run AdBlocker to block Checkrobotics.com and stay safe online
Use an adblocker utility such as AdGuard will protect you from malicious advertisements and content. Moreover, you can find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and block phishing and spam web-sites. Additionally, ad blocker applications will help you to avoid intrusive pop ups and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
Download AdGuard on your PC by clicking on the link below.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as displayed below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is complete, you will see a window as displayed on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that 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 start your personal computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop undesired advertisements, block Checkrobotics.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
To sum up
Now your computer should be free of the adware that cause pop-ups. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted ads and intrusive malicious web-pages) and Zemana (to periodically scan your device for new adwares 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 Checkrobotics.com advertisements from the Chrome, Firefox, IE and Microsoft Edge, then ask for help here here.