How to remove Redirect or Homepage from IE/FF/Chrome?

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How to remove Redirect or Homepage from IE/FF/Chrome?

Postby Ivy » 2015-10-26 1:20

Browser get caught up with Seek for help to fix the redirect? Here’s the solution to help you quickly and thoroughly remove redirect from IE/FF/Chrome. Please read more.

About is a browser hijacker which may come and install itself on your web browser without obvious notification. It is often promoted via other free download, especially, via video converters, video player and download manager, etc, that’s probably why people are usually unaware of how and then this annoying redirect comes and install on their browsers, while most people rank in low acceptance of this kind of browser hijacker. is compatible with most common used web browsers that include Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. Once it gets installed on your web browser, it changes your browser settings that results in homepage and new tab page being redirected to, and it also makes web search as the default search engine. In the homepage, it provide quick access to popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, and 337 games; shopping sites and games offers like image below: redirect.png

It can be categorized as adware program and it is very annoying to have displaying on a web browser. On the main screen of the browser hijacker and redirect, it display porn video, pop-up ads, and luring award notification which may lead to further virus infection and malware attack.

How to remove Redirect or Homepage from IE/FF/Chrome?

:idea: Option 1 Redirect Automatic Removal Guide:

Step 1 > Download and install the free program Cloud System Booster which provide free tools to help you repair the browser settings.

            Cloud System Booster Download


Step 2 > Open the Cloud System Booster and click Toolbox > Download Anvi Uninstall and then run it.


Search for items webssearches select click Uninstall. You are highly encouraged to check program in “Recently Installed” list and remove any suspicious programs.

Step 3 > Go back to Cloud System Booster Toolbox > Download Anvi Browser Repair Tool and then run it.


After that, please run it, and then click on the Repair button which will scan and remove the unwanted malicious toolbar from your web browser. It can repair the web browsers that include Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox.


:idea: Option 2 Redirect Manual Removal Guide:

Step 1, Uninstall the malicious program We search from your Windows control panel.

• For Windows 8, open the Start screen, type Uninstall and then go to Settings. In the search results, go to Uninstall a program.

• For Windows 7 and Vista, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel>Programs>Uninstall a Program

• For Windows XP, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs


Select web search from the listed program and then click uninstall.

Step 2 > Repair Redirect in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox manually.

Internet Explorer

1. Remove add-on that supports redirect the from IE

Open Internet Explorer, click Settings icon to select Manage add-on. There will open a window of Manage add-ons, where you need to locate on Toolbars and Extensions tab, search through the list to find related add-on. Click the item to disable and remove.


Note: Some PUP’s inserted add-on/plugin in IE can only be removed through control Panel, that is to say, if the Remove option is greyed out and you are unable to disable it, you need to uninstall it from the Control Panel, and the add-on will automatically disappear in IE.

2. Remove Search provider of the redirect

Still on the window of manage add-ons, switch to Search Providers tab, and then search for related or unwanted search provider to locate it and click on Remove button at the bottom to get rid of it. (Please note if the search provider to remove is set as default, firstly you need to set other search engine like Bing or Google as default and then proceed the removal.)


3. Reset homepage/Remove homepage from Internet Explorer

Click on Settings icon and then select Internet Options. On the coming up window, locate General tab → Home page area, you can either click on the Use Blank button or type your desired homepage like in the edit box. Then, click OK to save the change and exit. That’s it.


Google Chrome

1. Remove extension that supports redirect the from Chrome

Open Google Chrome and click bars icon to navigate to toolbars and extensions, find related or unwanted extensions to locate and click on the Trash can icon to remove it.


2. Remove startup page

Click Settings at the left menu, find “On startup” area and click set page. Then remove the page from the text box.


3. Remove homepage

Then locate the Appearance area, click Change. Then remove the url from the text box. Click OK to save the change and exit.


4. Remove related search engine

Browser hijacker also changes your default search engine in chrome. Check it and choose your preferred search engine as default.

Find Search area, click manage search engines… button to make your preferred search engine, like, as default and then remove any other suspiciously related search engine from chrome by locating it and clicking X to delete the malicious search engine.


Mozilla Firefox

1. Remove webssearches add-on

Open Mozilla Firefox, click on Firefox button on the top left of the window to open a dropped menu where you need to select Add-ons to open the mange add-ons window. On the opened window of manage add-ons, locate the Extensions tab to locate related add on and click Remove button to remove it.


Besides, you also need to check for the plug-in tab on the add-on manage window, where you may also find the Conduit plug-in and if any, make sure remove it as well.

2. Reset homepage

Click Firefox button to select Options->Options from the dropped menu. On the opened window, locate General tab and reset the homepage by either entering your desired homepage like or click on Restore to Default button. When finished, click OK to save the change and exit.


3. Repair webssearches search engine

In the opened Firefox window, click the right place besides the search box as shown in below image to drag out a dropped menu from there to select Manage search engines… Then there will come out a window. Click on suspiciously related search engine..., locate it and then click Remove to remove it. Or you can just click restore to default button to repair it. Click OK to save the change and exit the window.



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It supports all most common web browsers that include Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Anvi AD Blocker Ultimate will give you a free and light surfing experience, and prevent you from falling into Internet scam and threats.

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