Remove Browser Hijacker

how to remove hijacker

This article aims to help you with the removal of hijacker from affected browser and system. Follow the detailed guide at the end to get rid of all files associated with this undesired program in full.

In case that you see the doubtful search engine each time you open the browser, it is likely that a potentially unwanted program is running on your PC. Such program could alter essential browser settings in order to force you into using questionable services that obtain data and sent it to connected servers.

Threat Summary
TypeBrowser Hijacker, Redirect, PUP
Short DescriptionA website with questionable search enigne that hijacks browser homepage, new tab page and default search engine. All modifications happen on the background without users’ knowledge.
Symptoms Browser homepage, new tab page and search enigne are set to dislay the main page of hijacker. Browser slow downs occur due to increased number of online ads.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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One of the reasons why is considered to be a potentially unwanted program is the fact that it aims to land unnoticeably on computer systems. In order to complete this, its owners use various shay techniques to distribute the nasty program. Among these techniques are software bundling, malvertising, as well as other PUPs. The most preferred one is software bundling. So it is possible that the hijacker has affected your system after you installed any desired free third-party app. The installers of many free apps contain additional potentially undesired programs that come as extras. It is easy to miss their (Read more...)

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