How to Remove Browser Hijacker from IE/FF/Chrome?

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How to Remove Browser Hijacker from IE/FF/Chrome?

Postby Autumn » 2014-01-14 2:38 appears on your computer? Homepage and default engine are changed to stealthily? Want to change them back? Keep reading. The following post goes to provide an instruction on removing and repairing modified browser.

What is (Browser Hijacker Introduction)

If your homepage always starts with, you should beware that your computer is infecting with hijacker. As a matter of fact, is classified as browser hijacker, which is able to invade to almost all browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. That’s the reason why the homepages of all browsers installed on computer are redirected to

Computer users may find that displays advertisements related to your recent searches. It seems that knows what you are interested in. As a matter of fact, provides you a search engine with the purpose of collecting your search queries. In other words, once you take advantage of, can collect your search queries and then send to its partners. At the same time, is also responsible for collecting your personal information and browsing habits. In such case, there is a huge threat on your privacy information such as online bank account and password. 1.jpg

Furthermore, always pops up advertisements when you browser websites. If you click on these ads by accident, you may be redirected to malicious websites. In such case, computer viruses are easy to land on your computer. Moreover, creates tons of ads which eat up system resources and internet resources. As a result, computer becomes slower and slower. In some cases, you are even blocked from some websites. What’s worse: your browsing activities may be ended up with browser crashes.

Therefore, to make sure both of your computer security and online security, you are highly recommended to get rid of as soon as you can.

Symptoms of Redirect

Some inexperienced computer users are difficult to tell the existence of redirect. In fact, there are many obvious features of redirect.

1) Homepage and favorite are redirected to whenever you launch the browsers installed on your computer.
2) Default search engine is replaced with a strange web search.
3) Pop up advertisements from flood the whole screen.
4) Unknown add-ons and extensions are created on browser.
5) Browser crashes and other applications freeze.
6) Computer becomes slower and slower.

If you are suffering these problems, you need take caution about redirect. The best way to solve these problems is proper removal of this redirect virus.

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How to Remove Browser Hijacker from IE/FF/Chrome?

    Step 1 Remove from control panel
    Step 2 Remove from browser
    Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

(Important Step: It is necessary for you to clean leftovers and caches of redirect virus for these junks especially caches have the ability of reviving redirect. That's why some computer users find that redirect takes a comeback. therefore, you are recommended to remove caches and leftovers related to completely by using a free optimizer-Cloud System Booster.)

Step 1 Remove from control panel

Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove related programs.

Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find related programs, and hit Remove.

Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find related programs, and click on Uninstall.


Step 2 Remove from browser

Internet Explorer

1 Reset homepage

Tools> Internet Options> General > replace with a desired domain like> Click Apply to complete the operation


2 Reset the settings

Go to Tools> Internet Options. In the Internet Options dialog box, click on the Advanced tab, then click on the Reset button.


In the Reset Internet Explorer settings section, check the Delete personal settings box, and then click on Reset button.


After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click on Close and then click OK.


Mozilla Firefox

1 Reset homepage

Tools> Options> General> replace with a desired domain like > Click OK to complete the change.


2 Reset settings

Click the Firefox button on the top left corner, go to the Help sub-menu (on Windows XP, click the Help menu at the top of the Firefox window), and hit Troubleshooting Information.


Click on the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.


Click on Reset Firefox in the confirmation window. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

1 Remove related extentions

Click on the Chrome menu > tools> Extensions > Find and delete related add-ons from the list.


2 Remove from the Startup pages of Chrome.

Click on the Chrome menu>tools>Settings> In On startup section click Set pages> mouse-over to and click the X symbol to remove it> Add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.


3 Remove from the homepage.

Click on Settings> In Appearance section click Change

Remove from Startup pages by clicking the X symbol, you can also choose to add a new page by entering its URL and hit OK to complete the modification.


4 Change default search provider and remove from the search engines list.

Click on the Chrome menu> Settings> In Search section click Manage search engines…> Choose to set another preferred one as the default search engine by clicking Make default> Remove from the list.


Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

After removing redirect, there are invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers left in the computer. These junks files will slow down the computer or leave hide danger in your computer. It is highly recommended that you get rid of the junks files using Cloud System Booster—a computer cleaner initially designed to clean and optimize your computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files. If you have any question, please feel free to get in touch for help.

Cloud System Booster v3.1 is a new version of Cloud System Booster developed by Anvisoft team. Asides from original features of cleaning and optimizing computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files, Cloud System Booster v3.1 increases some new functions, such as Cloud Sync, Toolbar Manage, and GB File Remover. The Cloud Sync is cloud technology applied to synchronously update the database for more efficiency. Increased Toolbar manager is able to help remove any malicious or unwanted toolbar/browser add-on from IE, Firefox & Chrome. And the GB File Remover is used for finding GB Files stored on the machine to remove any unwanted file and release more disk space.

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

Official site:

2. Run the Cloud System Booster

Click on the Quick Care button on the main screen to run a full scan, and hit Clear button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc.


Malware prevention tips redirect may bring you to infectious websites. In this case, you are exposed to other horrible computer viruses. Cyber criminals are very possible to drop Trojans or rootkits on your computer through malicious websites. Therefore, it is necessary for you to scan your computer using an antivirus program to make sure the nonexistence of other malware after you remove

Anvi Smart Defender is a powerful antivirus tool, which can help users prevent malicious software such as virus, Trojan, adware, spyware and so on. The light and smart swordfish scan engine will not consume extra resources to influence the operation of the computer. And here we recommend you the Anvi Smart Defender antimalware and use it for demonstration.


BTW, if you choose the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender, AD blocker capable of effectively blocking malicious advertisements and fishing websites is available for you. Compared with free version, the pro version of Anvi Smart Defender increases the functions of Web Guard, Behavior Guard, USB guard and Adware Guard, which prevents you from computer viruses in all directions.


Or you can Download Anvi AD Blocker (> Install and run the program> Click MORE on top right of the main screen then select Settings> Click on Blacklist> Hit Add URL>Hit Add and close the window> Click Apply to save all changes.

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