How to uninstall (remove) Special-news.online

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What is Special-news.online

Special-news.online is advertising program responsible for the annoying redirects. It is a kind of potentially unwanted software used to spread advertising content. For example, it messes up your browsing experience generating pop-up ads, banners and imaginary coupons containing offers of stores, third-party sites and much more. Moreover, adware can alter the homepage of your browser (Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, IE, Edge and so on). Note that Special-news.online can lead to other unwanted malware and significantly reduce browser performance. We strongly recommend that you remove Special-news.online right now. To do this, you can use our detailed instructions below.

Special-news.online Adware

How Special-news.online gets on your PC?

Special-news.online has many ways to penetrate a user’s PC, for example, it comes disguised as an update for a flash player or other software. Or it spreads like an attachment to spam mailing, but more often it comes bundled with free programs, utilities from the Internet. The user does not even suspect that they receive an unwanted element in addition to the desired program. One thing is clear for sure, it’s much easier to prevent penetrating of Special-news.online and other similar malware than to remove it when it’s already on the computer. If Special-news.online already infected your browsers, then use our recommendations to get rid of this adware.

How to remove Special-news.online from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Or uninstall Special-news.online manually.

Step 1: Remove Special-news.online from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Special-news.online.
  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 Special-news.online 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 Special-news.online, 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 Special-news.online 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 Special-news.online from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Special-news.online from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Special-news.online.
  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 Special-news.online.
  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 Special-news.online.
  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 Special-news.online:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Ilias

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