How to remove (uninstall) Blankpage1.ru

The "virus" that we’re about to tell you is called Blankpage1.ru/. If your PC is free of Blankpage1.ru – you have to shun of it, and if you’ve already installed it – you need to uninstall it immediately. This harmful tool has no good functions, and it was made only to bring benefit to online-criminals, and to irritate its victims. Do you mention the high amount of ads on all websites, or the change of start page? How do you think, is it OK that the default search engine is changed to the strange web-site, and it opens every time when you launch the browser? These are the signs of adware working on your PC and if you noticed them – your PC is in jeopardy.

What is Blankpage1.ru

Blankpage1.ru

Today we will talk about another browser hijacker from Russian hackers: Blankpage1.ru. This program had been discovered few days ago, and for now it’s one of the most dangerous advertising programs of recent month. Of course, it uses Google CSE system to change the search parameters, so even if your computer is completely clean, you won’t receive proper search results from this website. But mostly, if user sees Blankpage1.ru in his browser, it means that user’s PC is infected by some sort of advertising program. These programs, except the spam and intrusive ads, might cause another problem: massive infection. Adware and browser hijackers, during their work, change the browser settings which are responsible for downloading of suspicious files, showing warnings on the suspicious websites and other important security settings. When all these functions are turned off, browser just can’t fix the user’s mistakes, and every referral to the suspicious website causes the appearance of another virus in the system. To protect your PC from such mess, you should act quickly, and delete Blankpage1.ru as soon as possible.

Methods to remove Blankpage1.ru

The Blankpage1.ru manual removal process is fully described in the instructions below this paragraph, and on the video-guide. There’s only one problem that might prevent you to uninstall this browser hijacker: the lack of experience. Of course, if you know for sure, how to uninstall the programs, how to reset the shortcut properties and how to clean the registry – you can easily cope with this process. If you’re not experienced in these things – you better not risk, because the simple mistake during the deletion might bring you serious troubles with your OS. Remember: the wisest and safest way to apply any changes to your system is the one that includes the preliminary creation of system backup.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Blankpage1.ru manually

Step 1. Uninstall Blankpage1.ru from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Blankpage1.ru from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

Adware being spread in different methods: via infected web-pages on which the undesired download might start at each click, and via installation in bundles. The first way can be easily avoided: you should only visit websites which are considered safe, and are on the first positions in the search results. Except that, your browser and antivirus program will show the warning, if the web-site is suspicious. Second method isn't related to websites: you should be aware of it only when you during the installation of programs. Bundled installation technique is based on user's credulity and the bad habit to press OK before you read what is written above. The installer is set to suggest you to install extra programs in addition to the one that you need. In some editions you just cannot uncheck the boxes, and in some - there's no sign of additional programs. You need to understand that: if Blankpage1.ru had entered your PC through installation in bundles, there probably are some more advertisement software or malware. So, if you see the option among “recommended install” and “installation for practiced users” – pick the second variant. Keep this in mind every time you install something - and your PC will be much cleaner.

Blankpage1.ru removal tool

If had enough of redirections and advertisement in all browsers - we got proper advices on Blankpage1.ru deletion. Both manual and automatic methods have their own strengths and disadvantages. Manual uninstalling is really easy and completely free, in case of heavy infection you just can't delete the virus manually. If you use an AV-tool - it will provide you the defense for years. Spyhunter anti-malware is dedicated to remove such software as Blankpage1.ru, and easily copes with other similar threats.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Blankpage1.ru from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Blankpage1.ru and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Blankpage1.ru
  • C:\ProgramData\Blankpage1.ru
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Blankpage1.ru

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Blankpage1.ru" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Blankpage1.ru from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Blankpage1.ru and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Blankpage1.ru from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Blankpage1.ru and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Blankpage1.ru from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Blankpage1.ru from the browser

How to remove Blankpage1.ru from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Blankpage1.ru

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Blankpage1.ru from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Blankpage1.ru

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall Blankpage1.ru from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Blankpage1.ru

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Blankpage1.ru from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Blankpage1.ru and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete Blankpage1.ru from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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