How to Remove Fs1news.ru

What Is Fs1news.ru?

How to stop http://fs1news.ru/afishasm/ new tab pop-ups

This sort of adware creates a scheduled task on the infected computer to launch the default browser periodically (in the case the browser is opened already a new tab appears) and load a specific website. The site in question then redirects the browser to http://b2.ijquery11.com/…, which in turn redirects to one of the ad websites. In this case the page that is launched first is http://fs1news.ru/afisha/ (or http://fs1news.ru/afishas/, http://fs1news.ru/afisham/, http://fs1news.ru/afishasm/). This adware can end up on users’ computers after the users download software from fishy websites. If your computer is infected with this adware, you may follow the instructions below to get rid of http://fs1news.ru/afishasm/ pop-ups.

How to Remove Fs1news.ru

The easiest method to stop Fs1news.ru pop-ups is to run an anti-malware program capable of detecting adware in general and Fs1news.ru in particular. You may try SpyHunter by Enigma Software; it has excellent detection rate when it comes to adware and other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs).

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Other software that may be able to get rid of Fs1news.ru:
Emsisoft Anti-Malware
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

You can also try to remove Fs1news.ru by hand using the following instructions.

Remove Fs1news.ru From Programs and Features:

Go to Programs and Features, uninstall any suspicious programs, programs you don’t remember installing, or programs you installed just before Fs1news.ru started to show up on your browser. When you are not sure if a program is safe, look for the answer on the Internet.

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Start menu select Settings => Control Panel.
  3. Find and click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Highlight the program.
  5. Click Remove.

Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Start menu select Control Panel.
  3. Find and click Uninstall a program.
  4. Highlight the program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7:

  1. Click Start.
  2. In the Start menu select Control Panel.
  3. Find and select Programs and Features or Uninstall a program.
  4. Highlight the program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8 / Windows 8.1:

  1. Press and hold Windows key Windows key and hit X key.
  2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  3. Highlight the program.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Windows 10:

  1. Press and hold Windows key Windows key and hit X key.
  2. Select Programs and Features from the menu.
  3. Highlight the program.
  4. Click Uninstall.

Delete the Scheduled Task Responsible for Fs1news.ru Pop-ups:

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Select All Programs => Accessories => System Tools => Scheduled Tasks.
  3. Find and delete the task called fs1news or the one that has “http://fs1news.ru/afisha” URL somewhere in the Run column.

Win Vista Windows Vista, Win 7 Windows 7, Win 8 Windows 8, Win 8.1 Windows 8.1, Win 10 Windows 10:

  1. Press Windows key + R key.
  2. Type taskschd.msc and press Enter.
  3. Click on Task Scheduler Library on the left panel.
  4. Select Actions tab on the lower center panel.
  5. Find and delete the task called fs1news or the one that has “http://fs1news.ru/afisha” URL somewhere in the Details column.

How to Protect Your PC From Fs1news.ru and Other Adware:

  • Get a powerful anti-malware software, capable of detecting and eliminating PUPs. Having several on-demand scanners would be a good idea too.
  • Keep Windows firewall enabled or get a third-party one.
  • Keep your OS, browsers and security utilities updated. Malware creators find new browser and OS vulnerabilities to exploit all the time. Software writers, in turn, release patches and updates to get rid of the known vulnerabilities and lesser the chance of malware penetration. Antivirus program’s signature databases get updated every day and even more often to include new virus signatures.
  • Adjust your browsers’ settings to block pop-ups and to load plug-ins only when clicked.
  • Download and use Adblock, Adblock Plus, uBlock or one of the similar trustworthy extensions for blocking third-party advertisements on web-sites.
  • Don’t just click on any link you see while browsing the web. That applies particularly to links in comments, on forums, or in instant messengers. Pretty often these are spam links. Sometimes they are used for increasing the traffic to websites, but often enough they will land you on pages that will try to execute a malicious code and infect your computer. Links from your friends are suspect too: the person who shares a cute video might not know that the page contains threatening script.
  • Don’t download software from unverified web-sites. You can easily download a trojan (malware that pretends to be a useful application); or some unwanted programs could get installed along with the app.
  • When installing freeware or shareware, be sensible and don’t rush through the process. Choose Custom or Advanced installation mode, look for checkboxes that ask for your permission to install third-party apps and uncheck them, read End User License Agreement to make sure nothing else is going to get installed. You can make exceptions for the apps you know and trust, of course. If declining from installing unwanted programs is not possible, we advise you to cancel the installation completely.

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