(SOLVED!) How to REMOVE “1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB” Virus (PUP.Adware.DIRECT-NEWS2)? Updated Removal Guide

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What if you found 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB in your browser?

It looks like you have got Adware at your PC.1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB

Adware is a kind of malware that displays ads.
Adware shows annoying advertisements from advertising agencies.

1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB also known as PUP.Adware.DIRECT-NEWS2.

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1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB targets your installed web browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
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1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB infects web browsers.

1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB could be found on every Windows system: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 10 or Windows Vista

1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB has a Medium risk level.

Commonly a 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB adware infection looks like:
  • New tabs with URL: 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB.
  • Pop up different advertisements.
  • Notification messages from web site: 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB.
  • Redirections from a good web page to 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB site.
  • Ads banner with 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB name on it.

How did you get infected by 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus?

There are many ways to infect your PC with Adware, but commonly it comes from websites with free software, containing malware in them.

Here are the usual types of Adware software:
  • Free game from the unknown producer.
  • Youtube Adblocker is a Fake Adware blocker.
  • Utility for cracking some paid software.
  • A fake browser that has a similar but not the same name, i.e. Chromium.
  • Download Manager from unknown sources.

How to easily remove 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus? (Virus removal guide)

UnHackMe will complete all steps I wrote above by checking all items with it's database in only 1 minute! Also UnHackMe surely will find another malware too, not only 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus. With manual deletion there can be some problems with erasing some opened files. Some processes can immediately be opened again. Often you can not have access rights to do some operations also. UnHackMe ready to all this situations and will make hard work during reboot. And that is not the end! If after erasing 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus some problems still exists, UnHackMe has manual mode to explore unwanted programs in list and fix them.

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Here’s how to remove 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus:

STEP 1: Install UnHackMe. (1 minute)

STEP 2: Scan for 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB malware using UnHackMe. (1 minute)

STEP 3: Remove 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB malware. (3 minutes)

STEP 4: (optional) Clean up after virus.

    STEP 1: Install UnHackMe (1 minute).

    1. Download UnHackMe from the official web site.
      Double click on UnHackMe.zip.

      Choose 'unhackme_setup.exe'.

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      You will see a confirmation screen with verified publisher: Greatis Software. Choose 'Yes'.

    2. Then you have to accept the license agreement.
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    3. And later you have to choose destination to install and finish installation process.
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    STEP 2: Scan for 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB malware using UnHackMe (1 minute).

    1. After that you have to run UnHackMe, and start scanning, you may use fast scan for only 1 minute. But if you have time - I recommend you to run Online Multi-Antivirus + Anti-malware scanning with VirusTotal - it will increase probability of detection not only 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus, but the other unwanted software too.
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    2. After that the scanning process will begin.
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    STEP 3: Remove 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB malware (3 minutes).

    1. By the way, UnHackMe shows you everything he found, not only absolutely bad, but suspected and even potentially good. Be careful! Not sure - skip it! But if it is marked as dangerous - trust it. It will be red. Check it and click Remove Checked.
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    2. After that UnHackMe may ask you for confirmation and advise to close all browsers. Do it.
    3. In case you need to delete file or directory it is better to check 'Use file safe deleting'. Yes, you will need to reboot, but this is best way.
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    4. And after all you will see the results of your scanning and fixing process Was fixed by UnHackMe

STEP 4: (optional) Clear your basket and cache.

  • Well, at first clear your basket. It is very usual, but necessary operation. Simply right click on your basket and choose "Clear".
  • After that you have to clear the cache of your browser. For example, if you use Mozilla Firefox as I do, just go to menu Tools and run Options. Open Privacy tab and check option 'Clear history when Firefox closes'.
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  • Then click Settings at this screen and check options 'Cookies' and 'Cache' as shown at picture.
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  • After that click OK and close your browser's pages. All information in cache will be removed.
  • If you prefer to use Google Chrome, just go to More menu (three dots at the right top), choose More tools and then Clear browsing data.
  • Clear history after removed malware virus in Chrome
  • At the top of the new appeared form, choose a time range. To delete everything, select All time. Check the boxes next to "Cookies and other site data" and "Cached images and files". Finally click Clear data.
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So after all these steps you will have absolutely clean system without any trace of 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus. Start using UnHackMe right now to completely protect your PC from malware and unwanted programs!

How to remove 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB virus manually? (Virus removal guide)

  1. Find 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB in the list of installed programs and uninstall it.
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  3. Disable Notifications in your browser.
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  5. After that, check settings of search and homepage of your browser. Reset them if needed.
  6. check homepage for changes
  7. Open Task Manager and close all programs, which has name 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB in their description. Check the directories where such programs start. Erase all of them too.
  8. check task manager to terminate
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  9. Disable auto starting of services with 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB in it's name.
  10. run services console
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  11. Delete tasks with 1.DIRECT-NEWS2.CLUB in it's name.
  12. run scheduler console to clear
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  13. Find and delete all keys with virus name in it's content.
  14. run registry editor to find
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  15. After that, check shortcuts of your browsers if they have additional addresses at the end of command line. Check if shortcuts runs real browsers, not fakes. Remember: Chromium is fake browser, real name have to be Chrome.
  16. check shortcut's end for additional line
  17. Check all plug-ins of all installed browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc., if they have our virus name in their names or directory. You may need to uninstall suspisious exgtensions or totally reset your browser.
  18. check plugins
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  19. Next, you have to check your DNS settings. Follow your provider's instructions, delete all unknown DNS addresses.
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