I have had too many popup ads on my computer and the address told me they come from Counter.yadro.ru. I ran AVG and nothing was detected. Nor can Malwarebytes find out any. I am in help of getting rid of the popping ups. They significantly disturb my regular use of the computer and I am often click on its site by mistake which makes me worried that I may get more problems. How can I remove Counter.yadro.ru popup ads completely?

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Counter.yadro.ru Popup Ads has become a common computer infection all over the world. These popup ads are said to happen on computers that have been installed with Windows operating system. It is no doubt that these popup ads happen on the browsers. But many people become worried when they realize that it can infect from one browser to another. For example, you only see the ads on Internet Explorer and you don’t head down to remove it in time, then soon you are disturbed by them when you are using other browsers on the same infected computer.

Counter.yadro.ru popup ads not only greatly annoy people’s normal online activities but also put the infected computer under high risks t be infected by any other online threats. It uses fake information on its page to mislead people to do unsafe actions that can bring damages or dangers to their computers. The popup ads are believed to come from some unsafe programs. Those programs are always bundled with such kind of browser hijackers. This also explains why people cannot find the exact program related to the popup in program list. This popup ad doesn’t have its own installed program but be bundled to some other ones so it cannot be detected easily by any antivirus software.

For the sake of computer safety and privacy security, remove the Counter.yadro.ru Popup Ads pop-up with no hesitation. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for assistance if you are not computer savvy and have no idea on how to remove this pop-up:

Typical Symptoms of Browser Pop-up Infection

  1. Unexpected popping ups appear when you are searching online;
  2. New and strange bookmarks occur in your bookmark list;
  3. Some unfamiliar programs show up in program list from programs and features;
  4. Unfamiliar programs are listed in start menu after you expand all programs;
  5. The computer will not perform correctly when you try to open a new tab or visit a regular web site;
  6. Random stuck will happen to some normal programs which usually work perfectly before.

Browser Pop-up Manual Removal Instructions

Since the advanced anti-virus software can’t take effectively to get rid of the browser pop-up, then manual removal will be highly required. Generally speaking, manual removal is a complicated and difficult process which requires enough computer skills. To make it easier, basic manual removal steps have been given in the following to help one get rid of the browser pop-up. ( Be cautious when dealing with different system files and entries of the redirect.)

Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the Counter.yadro.ru Popup Ads pop-up. We will need to put end to the running of the redirect first. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find odd processes. Names of the processes can be different each time:

windows task manager
Step 2: Open Program List, Find doubtful programs or tool-bars which may come from the browser pop-up. Right click on it and select uninstall.

programs and features

Step 3: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK:

folder options
After that we need to check in program files to see if the Counter.yadro.ru Popup Ads pop-up leaves any files on the machine.
Step 4: Press Windows+R keys together to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor. Delete registry values associating with this redirect. The registry files are listed randomly. Besides, you need to delete the infection files of the redirect virus from your system files to prevent it from coming back. Those files are named randomly also but may be different on different operating systems.

Run box

Go to Registry Editor to delete the path of the related items with the Counter.yadro.ru Popup Ads pop-up to stop it from coming back.

Registry Editor

Step 5: Reset the Browser once to get rid of any left setting set by the redirect. Change home page(s) on browsers back from the browser pop-up and other unknown random URLs: Here take Internet Explorer as example.

To reset the browser, you need to click on the gear icon at right top corner of the browser page. Then you will get Internet Options window and move to Advanced tab.

Internet Options

And to set the homepage back from Counter.yadro.ru Popup Ads pop-up please open general tab under Internet Options.

homepage set

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Counter.yadro.ru Popup Ads can be categorized as browser hijacker problem. These popup ads will occupy great system resource and due to that the computer will run improperly. Computer users often feel the infected machine is going like a snail. Everything on it seems to be in disorder. They are facing random errors, sudden no responding programs and system crashing. It is not good to let the ads stay on the computer. They will cause more and more troubles. For the good of the infected machine it is always suggested to remove all threats in early time.

Note: Certain levels of PC skills will be needed during the manual removal process of this pop-up. Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts now to get further help if you have tried but failed time after time.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 29, 2014 1:21 pm

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