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How to eliminate onlymp3.net ads?

Also Known As: Ads by onlymp3.net
Type: Adware
Damage level: Medium

What is onlymp3[.]net?

Onlymp3[.]net converts YouTube videos to MP3 audio files. Onlymp3[.]net also uses rogue advertising networks - it promotes questionable websites by opening them in a new tab. It is worthwhile to mention that it is against the terms and conditions of Youtube to download videos from this platform.

onlymp3[.]net pop-up redirects

Onlymp3[.]net website in detail

Onlymp3[.]net can open potentially malicious websites, download pages for browser hijackers, adware, or other unwanted software. Also, it can open various scams designed to trick visitors into providing personal information such as credit card details, names, surnames, bank account numbers, or other information.

It is common for pages like onlymp3[.]net to have untrustworthy advertisements on them. Those ads open questionable pages too. Sometimes, those ads can run certain scripts to download or even install unwanted software. Therefore, it is strongly advisable not to trust pages promoted through onlymp3[.]net.

Threat Summary:
Name Ads by onlymp3.net
Threat Type Push notifications ads, Unwanted ads, Pop-up ads
Detection Names N/A (VirusTotal)
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.
Malware Removal (Windows)

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Onlymp3[.]net page in general

Onlymp3[.]net promotes questionable pages (some of those pages can be legitimate). It is possible that onlymp3[.]net could lead to malicious sites. There are many pages like onlymp3[.]net on the Internet, some examples are y2convert[.]net, ythub[.]cc, and yt1s[.]com.

How did adware install on my computer?

Users often download or install unwanted apps together with other programs. It happens when users do not deselect optional downloads or installations. It can be done using "Manual", "Custom", "Advanced", or other settings that certain downloaders or installers have.

In other cases, users download or install PUAs through advertisements (by clicking on them). There are ads that can execute certain scripts. Unwanted apps can also be distributed through fake installers. Those installers are promoted mostly on deceptive websites.

How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?

Files and applications should be downloaded from official (legitimate) web pages. It is not recommended to use other sources (for example, third-party downloaders, unofficial sites). Ads displayed on shady pages can cause unwanted downloads or installations. Thus, those ads should not be trusted/clicked.

Downloaders and installers with any settings (or ticked checkboxes) should be examined/checked for unwanted offers - they can be used to distribute PUAs. If your computer is already infected with rogue applications, we recommend running a scan with Combo Cleaner Antivirus for Windows to automatically eliminate them.

Appearance of onlymp3[.]net website (GIF):

onlymp3[.]net website appearance (GIF)

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Quick menu:

Adware removal:

Windows 11 users:

Accessing Apps and Features in Windows 11

Right-click on the Start icon, select Apps and Features. In the opened window search for the application you want to uninstall, after locating it, click on the three vertical dots and select Uninstall.

Windows 10 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 8

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.

Windows 7 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 7

Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.

macOS (OSX) users:

Uninstall app in OSX (Mac)

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.

onlymp3[.]net adware uninstall via Control Panel

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 onlymp3[.]net 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:

Google Chrome logoRemove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

Removing onlymp3[.]net  ads from Google Chrome step 1

Click the Chrome menu icon Google 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.

Removing onlymp3[.]net ads from Google Chrome step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by onlymp3.net, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon Google 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.

Google Chrome settings reset step 1

After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 2

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 3

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:

Removing onlymp3[.]net ads from Mozilla Firefox step 1

Click the Firefox menu firefox menu icon (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.

Removing onlymp3[.]net ads from Mozilla Firefox step 2

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with ads by onlymp3.net removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, firefox menu icon in the opened menu, click Help.

Accessing settings (Reset Firefox to default settings step 1)

Select Troubleshooting Information.

Accessing Troubleshooting Information (Reset Firefox to default settings step 2)

In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.

Clicking on Refresh Firefox button (Reset Firefox to default settings step 3)

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.

Confirm your want to reset Firefox settings to default (Reset Firefox to default settings step 4)

safari browser logoRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

removing adware from safari step 1 - accessing preferences

Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....

removing adware from safari step 2 - removing extensions

In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.

Optional method:

Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...

resetting safari step 1

In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.

resetting safari step 2

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) logoRemove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:

Removing adware from Microsoft Edge step 1

Click the Edge menu icon Microsoft Edge (chromium) menu icon (at the upper-right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and click "Remove" below their names.

Removing adware from Microsoft Edge step 2

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the ads by onlymp3.net, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon Microsoft Edge (chromium) menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 1

In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 2

Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Microsoft Edge (Chromium) reset step 3

  • If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.

Summary:

declining installation of adware while downloading free software sampleCommonly, 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.

Removal assistance:
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is onlymp3[.]net a virus?

Websites like onlymp3[.]net are not considered to be viruses. They use rogue advertising networks to promote various scams, questionable websites, potentially malicious applications. They display untrustworthy ads and (or) open shady websites.

I have clicked an advertisement displayed by onlymp3[.]net, is my computer infected?

Advertisements on websites like onlymp3[.]net can open untrustworthy websites. They also can run certain scripts to download or even install unwanted software.

Will Combo Cleaner remove unwanted applications?

Yes, Combo Cleaner will scan your computer and eliminate all malicious unwanted applications. Manual removal might not work, since various file leftovers may remain hiding in the system (some of its components might still be present and running).

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Malware activity

Global malware activity level today:

Medium threat activity

Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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