What is Omgnews.today

Omgnews.today is a malicious website that at first glance looks like a legitimate news page, however, in reality, it is part of a potentially unwanted program. More specifically, Omgnews.today is an adware that comes to the PC without the user’s consent. After entering the computer, it changes the browser settings, namely, changes the homepage to https://omgnews.today/. After these changes, the browser constantly redirects the user to third-party sites that contain ads in the form of banners, coupons, pop-ups, and so on. Also, it is worth noting that it collects and analyzes private user information, namely browsing history, user activity in the network, and so on. These data are redirected to third parties for further use in dishonest schemes. If you find Omgnews.today on your computer, then you need to get rid of it immediately using our recommendations and instructions listed below.

Omgnews.today Adware

How Omgnews.today gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Adware, such as Omgnews.today, comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely, remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If Omgnews.today already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove Omgnews.today from your computer?

To uninstall Omgnews.today remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Omgnews.today in their database. You can try to use them for removing Omgnews.today.

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Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Omgnews.today.


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You can try both of these products to remove Omgnews.today

Or uninstall Omgnews.today manually.

Step 1: Remove Omgnews.today from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Omgnews.today.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Omgnews.today and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Omgnews.today, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Omgnews.today and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Omgnews.today from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Omgnews.today from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Omgnews.today.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Omgnews.today.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Omgnews.today.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Omgnews.today:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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