Olpair[.]com redirect removal instructions
What is olpair[.]com?
The olpair[.]com website offers the ability to pair devices with openload[.]co and stream music and videos using the Kodi media player on Windows, Android, and other desktop or mobile operating systems. This service is relatively safe, however, olpair[.]com developers use advertising networks. Therefore, visitors are likely to encounter redirects to dubious websites and receive intrusive advertisements.
Due to redirects, visiting olpair[.]com might cause unwanted installations and computer infections. Some of the opened websites might promote dubious, potentially malicious software. This could lead to scam websites such as tech-support scams or pages displaying fake virus alerts, errors, and so on. In many cases, users might be tricked into downloading and installing potentially unwanted apps (including browser hijackers, adware-type apps, and so on). With regard to tech-support scams, scammers attempt to extort money from users by urging them to pay for technical support services or software. Furthermore, ads displayed by olpair[.]com might open similar websites or other untrustworthy pages. Some sites might run scripts that, if ads are clicked, download and install dubious or even malicious applications. Additionally, olpair[.]com asks visitors for permission to show notifications. Giving these permissions might inadvertently allow olpair[.]com to show irrelevant notifications, news, pop-up ads, and so on. An example is a pop-up notification leading to a website that supposedly contains information about how to earn significant revenue by investing minimum funds. These scams should not be trusted and the notifications can lead to dubious pages that promote unwanted apps.
|Name||Olpair.com (Openload) ads.|
|Threat Type||Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads.|
|Serving IP Address||220.127.116.11|
|Symptoms||Seeing advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. Intrusive pop-up ads. Decreased internet browsing speed.|
|Distribution Methods||Deceptive pop-up ads, potentially unwanted applications (adware).|
|Damage||Decreased computer performance, browser tracking - privacy issues, possible additional malware infections.|
To eliminate Openload ads our malware researchers recommend scanning your computer with Spyhunter.
olpair[.]com is similar to other pages such as rackcdn[.]com, savefrom[.]net, and youtubnow[.]com. These websites are not usually dangerous, however, using them might cause unwanted redirects, downloads, installations, computer infections, and so on. We recommend that you avoid using these websites.
How did adware install on my computer?
In most cases, unwanted apps are downloaded and installed together with other software that people download from the internet. Developers often use the "bundling" method, which allows them to trick people into unwanted downloads and installations by hiding additionally-included PUAs in "Custom", "Advanced" and other settings of software set-ups. Intrusive ads also cause unwanted installations/downloads. If clicked, they can execute scripts designed to download and install unwanted software.
How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?
Software should be downloaded from official pages and using direct download links. Other sources such as Peer-to-Peer networks, unofficial websites, third party downloaders, installers and other similar channels should not be used. Check "Advanced" or "Custom" settings of software setup options. Do not skip steps without first checking them. Look for checkboxes ticked by default and dismiss offers to install or download any unwanted software. Only then finish the setup. Avoid clicking suspicious, intrusive ads, especially if they are displayed on dubious websites. They might cause unwanted redirects or installations. If, however, redirects to dubious websites occur randomly (without clicking ads) or ads appear on all visited websites, PUAs are likely to be installed on the browser or computer. Remove all unwanted browser apps (add-ons, plug-ins, and extensions) and programs installed on the operating system immediately. If your computer is already infected with rogue applications, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate them.
Screenshot of the olpair[.]com website asking for permission to show notifications:
Screenshot of a notification/pop-up ad displayed by olpair[.]com:
Screenshot of a dubious page opened through olpair[.]com:
IMPORTANT NOTE! This deceptive site asks to enable web browser notifications.
Therefore, before commencing, perform these steps:
Google Chrome (PC):
- Click the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen
- Select "Settings", scroll down to the bottom and click "Advanced"
- Scroll down to the "Privacy and security" section, select "Content settings" and then "Notifications"
- Click three dots on the right hand side of each suspicious URL and click "Block" or "Remove" (if you click "Remove" and visit the malicious site once more, it will ask to enable notifications again)
Google Chrome (Android):
- Click on the Menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the screen and click "Settings"
- Scroll down, click on "Site settings" and then "Notifications"
- In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs and click on them one-by-one
- Select "Notifications" in the "Permissions" section and set the toggle button to "OFF"
- Click the Menu button (three bars) on the right upper corner of the screen
- Select "Options" and click on "Privacy & Security" in the toolbar on the left hand side of the screen
- Scroll down to the "Permissions" section and click the "Settings" button next to "Notifications"
- In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs, click the drop-down menu and select "Block"
- Click the Gear button on the right upper corner of the IE window
- Select "Internet options"
- Select the "Privacy" tab and click "Settings" under "Pop-up Blocker" section
- Select suspicious URLs under and remove them one by one by clicking the "Remove" button
- Click the menu button (three dots) on the right upper corner of the Edge window
- Scroll down, find and click "Settings"
- Scroll down again and click "View advanced settings"
- Click "Manage" under "Website permissions"
- Click the switch under each suspicious website
- Click "Safari" button on the left upper corner of the screen and select "Preferences..."
- Select the "Websites" tab and then select "Notifications" section on the left pane
- Check for suspicious URLs and apply the "Deny" option for each
Instant automatic removal of Openload ads:
Manual threat removal might be a lengthy and complicated process that requires advanced computer skills. Spyhunter is a professional automatic malware removal tool that is recommended to get rid of Openload ads. Download it by clicking the button below:
- What is olpair[.]com?
- STEP 1. Uninstall adware applications using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove adware from Internet Explorer.
- STEP 3. Remove rogue plug-ins from Google Chrome.
- STEP 4. Remove adware-type extensions from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 5. Remove malicious extensions from Safari.
- STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
Windows 7 users:
Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.
Windows XP users:
Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.
Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:
Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.
Mac OSX users:
Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.
In the uninstall programs window, look for any potentially unwanted applications, select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling the potentially unwanted application that causes olpair[.]com redirects, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.
Remove adware from Internet browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:
Click the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for any recently-installed suspicious browser extensions, select these entries and click "Remove".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the openload ads, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click Start, click Run, in the opened window type inetcpl.cpl In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type inetcpl.cpl and click enter. In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.
Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.
In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.
Click the Reset button.
Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:
Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "More tools" and click "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and remove them.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the openload ads, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.
After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:
Click the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click "Extensions", in the opened window, remove all recently-installed suspicious browser plug-ins.
Computer users who have problems with openload ads removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.
Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click Help.
Select Troubleshooting Information.
In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.
Remove malicious extensions from Safari:
Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....
In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...
In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.
Remove malicious add-ons from Microsoft Edge:
Click the three horizontal dots icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Look for any recently-installed suspicious extensions, right click your mouse on these entries and click "Uninstall".
Click the three horizontal dots icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), and select Settings.
In the opened tab, click the "Choose what to clear" button.
Click Show more and select everything, and then click the "Clear" button.
- If this didn't help, please follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset Microsoft Edge browser.
Commonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.
If you are experiencing problems while trying to remove openload ads from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware support forum.
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