OnrymSpeedup Removal


Though not too dangerous or harmful, OnrymSpeedup is a problem that many users have on their computer. There could be different reasons for having OnrymSpeedup inside of your IE, Chrome, Firefox or some other browser while you are surfing the Internet.


OnrymSpeedup is a good example of an app that can cause your browser to behave in an annoying way

In many cases, what causes the ads-generation are the sites that you visit. There are simply some web addresses that have a bit too many pop-ups, banners, page redirect links and box messages in their pages and the only way to stop the intrusiveness is not visiting those sites. Installing an ad-blocker may sometimes help but there are many types of online ads (page-redirects, pop-ups, pop-unders, etc.) that do not seem to get affected by ad-blockers. However, if you don’t normally visit sites and pages with many adverts in them and yet you still get too many commercial messages on your screen while browsing, then you may need to consider the possibility of having an adware app in your browser. Adware applications are not something to be scared of since they are different from viruses and other malware categories the likes of Rootkits, Spyware, Trojans and Ransomware. The most typical thing about adware is the adverts that they try to spam the users with. This is also their primary purpose since the advertisements that they display earn money for the adware’s creators. Still, it can be particularly annoying if you can’t easily reach a given site or page simply because your screen is constantly getting flooded with various nagging promotional messages, download prompts, sales offers and so on and so forth. OnrymSpeedup and SAntivirus Realtime Protection Lite is a good example of an apps that can cause your browser to behave in such an annoying way and since the majority of you are likely here precisely because of this apps, we will make sure to help you remove it from your browsing program and fully uninstall it from your computer.

What is OnrymSpeedup?

Something that many users tend to forget about apps like OnrymSpeedup is that they may actually sometimes increase the risk of landing some actual malicious malware infection such as a Trojan Horse or maybe a nefarious Ransomware cryptovirus. OnrymSpeedup itself isn’t really a software piece capable of harming your computer but the ads that it tries to swarm your browser with may sometimes be linked to sites that you would probably not want to visit.

Not all ads on the Internet are safe and this may also apply to the adverts that OnrymSpeedup might show on your screen. It is, therefore, preferable if you keep your distance from any promotional materials, online prompts or pretty much any other type of content that this piece of software may try to expose you to. Of course, removing the adware would directly stop all the nagging ads-generation which is why we must once again remind you to use the guide added to this page and, with its help, uninstall OnrymSpeedup in order to put an end to its intrusive activities.


Name OnrymSpeedup
Type  Adware
Detection Tool

Remove OnrymSpeedup virus

To try and remove OnrymSpeedup quickly you can try this:

  1. Go to your browser’s settings and select More Tools (or Add-ons, depending on your browser).
  2. Then click on the Extensions tab.
  3. Look for the OnrymSpeedup extension (as well as any other unfamiliar ones).
  4. Remove OnrymSpeedup by clicking on the Trash Bin icon next to its name.
  5. Confirm and get rid of OnrymSpeedup and any other suspicious items.

If this does not work as described please follow our more detailed OnrymSpeedup removal guide below.

If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below.

If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.

If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide.

If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide


Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).



Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab (the “Details” Tab on Win 8 and 10). Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 


Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:

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    After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

    Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections. 


    Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.


    You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them.

    Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:


    Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.


    Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

    notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

    A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

    hosts_opt (1)

    If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

    Open the start menu and search for Network Connections (On Windows 10 you just write it after clicking the Windows button), press enter.

    1. Right-click on the Network Adapter you are using —> Properties —> Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP/IP), click  Properties.
    2. The DNS line should be set to Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, set it yourself.
    3. Click on Advanced —> the DNS tab. Remove everything here (if there is something) —> OK.



    • After you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the next step as well or it may reappear on a system reboot.

    Right click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.

    NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).


    Properties —–> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe.

    Browser Hijacker Removal Instructions

    ie9-10_512x512  Remove OnrymSpeedup from Internet Explorer:

    Open IE, click  IE GEAR —–> Manage Add-ons.

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    Find the threat —> Disable. Go to IE GEAR —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.

    firefox-512 Remove OnrymSpeedup from Firefox:

    Open Firefoxclick  mozilla menu  ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.

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    chrome-logo-transparent-backgroundRemove OnrymSpeedup from Chrome:

    Close Chrome. Navigate to:

     C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:

    Rename the Folder to Backup Default

    Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.


    Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

    Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:

    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
      HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

    If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!


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    Brandon Skies

    Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.

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