How to remove (uninstall) Fuq.com

Fuq.com is the porn website that is legal, but it's not pleasant to see pop-up ads that suggest "hot girls", live-cart or other things. It's unacceptable, especially if there are other computer users. In the article we show how to remove fuq.com ads and stop notifications.

Fuq.com

First thing to say is that fuq.com is one of the services that have money by advertisement and special offers. If you have the pop-ups, it seems that the system was infected by adware shows different poop-ups not only this concrete web site. So, you need to find advare program on the computer and remove it and pop-ups stop automatically. Sometimes, the deals appear because of changed browsers settings. In this case, just reset them to default.

What adware is

Adware is a piece of software that you really don’t want to see on your hard disc. Anybody could go along with this, but we have something to explain you. Did anyone tell you that except showing links, adware possesses other functions, which could be turned on in a few seconds? This utility can spy on a user, snitch sensitive data, fulfill all kinds of illegal actions from the operator’s machine, etc. We don’t say that it does now, but it surely can. It's simply a piece of hazardous software inside your machine, capable of setting and executing commands. The best choice is to uninstall malware completely because every day that it dwells on your computer might be the one when the PC doesn't turn on at all. Here, we'll tell you the ways through which Fuq.com functions, which tasks it chases, and how to remove it.

 

How to protect the computer

As a generic advertising program, this one has its rules and abides them all the time, as each program does. It is being distributed through the affiliate installation or directly via a scammers' website, so to outthink it you should remember these hints:

  • If you're going to download a free utility – get it exceptionally from its official site, and not from the file-sharing portals.
  • Under any circumstances, do not neglect the information which emerge through the installation of an unpaid tool without knowing what’s written in there.
  • Never use utilities whose goal is not specified directly.
  • Never download anything that you’ve been offered to download. Especially if it was offered a pop-up banner which emerged in the browser.
  • Keep your AV-tool active and properly updated. It could keep plenty of your time and efforts.

The listed above tips are plain but highly proficient. You won’t see any advertising utilities ever again if you abide them.

Methods to remove Fuq.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove adware manually

Step 1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

Step 2. Check hosts file

Step 3. Remove Fuq.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)

 

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

If you want to remove Fuq.com in full, here’s where you will find useful tips. Fuq.com, like any program, can be eliminated in hand mode. We're not going to tell you that it is very easy, but there are much more difficult procedures. Anyway, if there are lots of advertising utilities in the OS, you will face some problems, deleting them one after another. It will take much time, and the probabilities of an error will be very high if you will do the same operations through and through. If you are not certain about the manual uninstalling – there's one more technique for you.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

2. Check the following folders for the suspicious elements

  • C:\Program Files\
  • C:\ProgramData\
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Local\

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Fuq.com" and delete these elements

 

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Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select the program and press Uninstall

 

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 unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 3. Remove Fuq.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable strange extensions:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Fuq.com

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete suspicious extensions:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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