How to Get Rid of Onclickads.net

If you notice that whenever you open a web browser or click on it, it redirects you to Onclickads.net. If this is the situation with you then your computer is infected by an adware program. Generally, this adware program gets installed while installing other free software from the internet. These free software do not notify that the other software will be installed and you get adware installed without even your knowledge. These adware programs change your Windows configuration as well as the browser settings. After this, whenever you open a browser or click on any link it will redirect you to Onclickads.net.

The adware is intended to install additional dubious content on your web browsers such as optimization utilities, toolbars, and other products as well, so the publisher can generate pay-per-click revenue. When your computer is infected by adware you will notice that random web page text is converted to a hyperlink, several browser pop-ups which are mostly fake updates, software and advertising banners injected on your web pages.

Now since you are aware that your computer is infected by an adware program, it is vital for you to go for adware removal. Here in this article, we will see the steps to remove the adware programs from the computer. Before starting the process, we recommend you to take a backup of your important data on your computer and make sure to read all the instructions carefully.  Since you might need to reboot your computer during the process we recommend you to get the print of the instructions before you start. Keep all the software required downloaded in a folder beforehand.

  1. Restrict malware programs to interfere with removal process

Before we start the removal process, we need to make sure that these suspicious programs do not interfere with our adware removal process. So before starting the program, install a program like 360 Total Security or Rkill or may be comodo cleaning essentials. There are other similar programs as well. Install one of these and run it. These programs, when started, will automatically search for any processes that are related to adware and other malware programs and stop them.

  1. Scan your computer with AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner will do a scan for adware programs that are installed on your computer without your knowledge. You can

Your computer will be rebooted. AdwCleaner generates a log file that has details above all programs, files, and registries that were infected and removed. You can review the log file

 

  1. Scan Your Computer with AntiMalware

AntiMalware program Zemana will scan your computer for any infections adware that may be still present on your computer.

  1. Scan your computer with HitmanPro

HitmanPro is a powerful software that that can remove adware, malware, bots and other threats. Sometimes even most antivirus software are unable to detect some threats which HitmanPro can detect and remove.

With the above steps followed you problem with Onclickads.net should be gone now. However, if you still see it, just try resetting your browser to default settings and this should fix it.

So next time be sure to install the software that you trust. While installing the software, do not accept default selection and pay close attention to each step. Choose to go for customized selection and make sure you are installing only required and familiar things. This can save you from a lot of troubles, as you know, Prevention is better than cure.

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