What is News-central.me?
There are many scam web-sites on the Internet and News-central.me is one of them. It is a dubious web-site that deceives you into subscribing push notifications from websites run by scammers. Scammers use push notifications to bypass protection against pop-ups in the web browser and therefore show lots of unwanted ads.
News-central.me asks you to press on the ‘Allow’ in order to to connect to the Internet, access the content of the web page, watch a video, enable Flash Player, download a file, and so on. Once you click on the ‘Allow’ button, this web-site starts sending browser notifications on your desktop. You will see the pop-up ads even when your browser is closed. These ads are used to promote dubious web-browser plugins, fake prizes scams, fake software, and adult web pages.
To end this intrusive behavior and get rid of News-central.me notifications, you need to modify browser settings that got modified by adware software. For that, perform the simple steps below. Once you disable News-central.me notifications from your internet browser settings, you won’t receive any unwanted ads in the lower right corner of your desktop or notification center.
|Name||News-central.me popups, “News-central.me virus”|
|Type||spam push notifications, browser notification spam, pop-up virus|
|Distribution||potentially unwanted apps, dubious popup advertisements, social engineering attack, adware software|
|Removal||News-central.me removal guide|
How did you get infected with News-central.me popups
These News-central.me pop-ups are caused by malicious advertisements on the web-pages you visit or adware software. Adware can cause problems for your device. Adware software can show annoying adverts on your computer screen so that your cannot stop them, redirect your web browser to shady webpages, and it can cause malicious web pages to pop up on your web-browser. Adware might end up on your personal computer after you download and install free applications from a dubious source.
How to remove News-central.me popup advertisements (removal tutorial)
Most often adware requires more than a simple uninstall with the help of Microsoft Windows Control panel in order to be fully deleted. For that reason, our team designed several removal solutions which we’ve summarized in a detailed guidance. Therefore, if you have the unwanted News-central.me ads on your personal computer and are currently trying to have it uninstalled then feel free to follow the tutorial below in order to resolve your problem. Some of the steps will require you to restart your PC or shut down this web site. So, read this tutorial carefully, then bookmark this page or open it on your smartphone for later reference.
To remove News-central.me pop ups, perform the steps below:
- Manual News-central.me pop-up advertisements removal
- Remove potentially unwanted apps through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Remove News-central.me notifications from browsers
- Remove News-central.me popup advertisements from Internet Explorer
- Remove News-central.me ads from Google Chrome
- Remove News-central.me from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
- Automatic Removal of News-central.me popup advertisements
- How to stop News-central.me ads
Manual News-central.me pop-up advertisements removal
The step-by-step instructions designed by our team will help you manually remove News-central.me pop-ups from your internet browser. If you are not good at computers, we suggest that you use the free utilities listed below.
Remove potentially unwanted apps through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
You can manually delete most nonaggressive adware by deleting the program that it came with or removing the adware itself using ‘Add/Remove programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ option in MS Windows Control Panel.
|Windows 7||Windows 8|
|Windows 10||Mac OS|
Remove News-central.me notifications from browsers
Your web-browser likely now allows the News-central.me website to send you push notifications, but you do not want the annoying advertisements from this web-site and we understand that. We’ve put together this guide on how you can remove News-central.me pop up advertisements from Safari, MS Edge, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Android and Internet Explorer.
Remove News-central.me popup advertisements from Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer browser you return your web browser settings to its default state. This is first when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by adware software which cause intrusive News-central.me advertisements.
First, open the IE, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will display the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web browser, then press the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as displayed in the figure below.
When the procedure is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web-browser’s newtab page, default search engine and home page to default state.
Remove News-central.me ads from Google Chrome
Resetting Chrome to default state is useful in removing the News-central.me advertisements from your web browser. This way is always useful to complete if you have trouble in removing changes caused by adware software.
- First start the Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will open 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 instructions: 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 Google Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this task is complete, your web-browser’s homepage, default search provider and new tab page will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove News-central.me from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
Resetting Firefox web-browser will reset all the settings to their default values and will remove News-central.me popups, malicious add-ons and extensions. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed or cleared.
Launch the Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the internet browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will open the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you’re 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 on the image below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The Mozilla Firefox will start a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the News-central.me adware software. When, it is done, click the “Finish” button.
Automatic Removal of News-central.me popup advertisements
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not fully get rid of adware which cause pop ups. So, we recommend to check your device for any remaining malicious components with free adware removal programs below.
How to remove News-central.me ads with Zemana
Download Zemana AntiMalware to delete News-central.me advertisements automatically from all of your browsers. This is a freeware tool specially developed for malicious software removal. This utility can remove adware, browser hijacker from Internet Explorer, MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome and MS Windows registry automatically.
Installing the Zemana Anti Malware is simple. First you will need to download Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your MS Windows Desktop from the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After the download 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 displayed in the figure below.
When the install starts, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you setup Zemana on your device.
Once installation is complete, you will see window as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button for checking your computer for the adware that causes News-central.me pop ups in your internet browser. This process can take some time, so please be patient. While the Zemana Anti Malware application is checking, you may see count of objects it has identified as threat.
When that process is done, Zemana will open you the results. Review the results once the tool has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana will remove adware software that causes News-central.me ads and move the selected threats to the Quarantine.
Remove News-central.me pop-up advertisements from web browsers with Hitman Pro
If Zemana cannot get rid of this adware, then we advises to run the Hitman Pro. Hitman Pro is a free removal utility for hijackers, PUPs, toolbars and adware software that causes News-central.me pop ups. It is specially created to work as a second scanner for your PC.
Click the link below to download HitmanPro. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Once the download is done, open the folder in which you saved it and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will run the Hitman Pro utility. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to launch the application, press Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Next” to find adware that causes News-central.me advertisements. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your device and the speed of your device. While the Hitman Pro utility is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as being affected by malicious software.
When the checking is complete, HitmanPro will prepare a list of unwanted applications and adware software such as the one below.
Review the results once the tool has done the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply press “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will remove adware which cause annoying News-central.me pop-ups. When that process is complete, the tool may ask you to reboot your computer.
Run MalwareBytes Anti Malware to remove News-central.me pop up ads
We advise using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) that are fully clean your device of the adware software. The free tool is an advanced malicious software removal application designed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular antimalware technology. It’s able to help you remove unwanted News-central.me pop-up advertisements from your web browsers, potentially unwanted programs, malware, hijackers, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your PC for free.
- Please go to the link below to download the latest version of MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) for MS Windows. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your internet browser will open the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After downloading is done, please close all software and open windows on your PC system. Double-click on the icon that’s named MBSetup.
- This will run the Setup wizard of MalwareBytes AntiMalware onto your device. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will launch and display the main window.
- Further, press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this tool for the adware which causes unwanted News-central.me advertisements. This process may take some time, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes Free program is checking, you may see count of objects it has identified as threat.
- When that process is complete, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will prepare a list of unwanted programs and adware.
- Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click the “Quarantine” button. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
- Close the AntiMalware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
How to stop News-central.me ads
By installing an ad-blocker program like AdGuard, you are able to block News-central.me, autoplaying video ads and remove tons of distracting and annoying ads on websites.
Download AdGuard from the link below. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to launch 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 instructions such as the one below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop undesired ads, block News-central.me, as well as other harmful or misleading webpages. 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 may be found on your desktop.
To sum up
Once you have complete the tutorial shown above, your PC system should be free from adware that causes News-central.me advertisements and other malicious software. The Internet Explorer, MS Edge, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will no longer redirect you to various intrusive web pages similar to News-central.me. Unfortunately, if the steps does not help you, then you have caught a new adware software, and then the best way – ask for help here.