Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU (Simple Guide)

I will tell you in this post how to fix the issue manually and how to clean it automatically using a special powerful removal tool. You can download the removal program for free here:

Manual removal instructions:

What is PROGRESS-NEWS.RU?

PROGRESS-NEWS.RU detected as Adware.PROGRESS-NEWS.
The main purpose of PROGRESS-NEWS.RU is to display ads on your PC and to hijack your browser by changing its settings.
Today we will find out what is PROGRESS-NEWS.RU, how it works and how to delete PROGRESS-NEWS.RU from your computer.
 

PROGRESS-NEWS.RU usually infiltrates your computer while being downloaded in a bundle with a popular hacked programs or while being included in downloaded file with a bunch of other trojans.

PROGRESS-NEWS.RU causes the great problems for you, such as replacing your browser starting page with malicious one, browser search redirecting, changing security settings and allowing popup advertisements to show up.

PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus accomplishes this tasks by registering virus process in startup or by automatically launching malicious sites.

You have 2 ways to remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU:

You have 2 ways

Remove it automatically1. Remove Automatically.
Remove it manually2. Remove Manually.

Why I recommend you to use an automatic way?

  1. You know only one virus name: "PROGRESS-NEWS.RU", but usually you have infected by a bunch of viruses.
    The UnHackMe program detects this threat and all others.
  2. UnHackMe is quite fast! You need only 5 minutes to check your PC.
  3. UnHackMe uses the special features to remove hard in removal viruses. If you remove a virus manually, it can prevent deleting using a self-protecting module. If you even delete the virus, it may recreate himself by a stealthy module.
  4. UnHackMe is small and compatible with any antivirus.
  5. UnHackMe is fully free for 30-days!

Here’s how to remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus automatically:

STEP 1: Install UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 2: Scan for malware using UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 3: Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus (3 minutes)

So it was much easier to fix such problem automatically, wasn't it?
That is why I strongly advise you to use UnHackMe for remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU redirect or other unwanted software.

How to remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.

http://…

You can see PROGRESS-NEWS.RU or another web site at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to PROGRESS-NEWS.RU in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus from running processes

Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus from running processes

STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus from Windows services

Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus from Windows services

Disable the services with random names or contains PROGRESS-NEWS.RU in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to PROGRESS-NEWS.RU. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus from Windows registry

Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU virus from Windows registry

Find and delete all keys/values contains PROGRESS-NEWS.RU.

STEP 7: Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU from Google Chrome.
Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU Virus from Chrome Extensions

STEP 8: Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU from Internet Explorer.

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

STEP 9: Remove PROGRESS-NEWS.RU from Mozilla Firefox.

Change Firefox Home Page

Change Firefox Home Page

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.