You feel uncomfortable to see Www.anasayfa.im again and again when you surf the Internet? You don’t know what is it, but you can be sure that it is not a good thing. It is able to set itself as the default search engine without notifying the user. It also redirects you to some strange websites when you are using the browser. How to remove this annoying hijacker from your computer completely?
Www.anasayfa.im is classified as a browser hijacker which is able to modify the default DNS settings as well as browser settings to interfere with the user’s web browsing activities. These modifications are without permission. Although it has a professional facade that looks similar to some other famous search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo, it is unable to provide good search service. The hijacker loads some unnecessary sites in your browser rather than following your search command. In general, this hateful browser hijacker enters the computer together with some free programs. If you download a corrupted free program accidentally from the Internet, you’ll see it in the computer.
Once Www.anasayfa.im gets into your computer successfully, it has the ability to control your browser. All major browsers (Firefox, IE, Chrome, Opera etc.) can be occupied quietly. You cannot use your frequently-used search engine like Google normally to search for information. As we all know, browser hijackers aim to increase visiting traffics and improve search rankings for its own or its cooperated sites, so you are forced to use it as the homepage and search engine. At the same time, various kinds of annoying ads will pop up to disturb your work. Moreover, the computer performance and network speed is becoming worse and worse. Sometimes you have to spend several minutes in waiting for a webpage buffer. If you open the control panel, you may see that some unknown programs are installed on the computer. There will be many unwanted programs running in the system furtively. What is more, the cyber criminals are able to use it to gather your browsing history and other important data stored in the computer. Letting strangers know your information is very dangerous because nobody knows how they will use the information. Therefore, in order to protect your privacy, you should remove Www.anasayfa.im entirely.
1. It is able to become the startup page of your web browser via modifying browser settings. No matter which browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Opera), you can see the browser is occupied by it completely.
2. It may also install plug-ins, extensions and toolbars in the browser so as to record your search history as well as cookies.
3. You need to wait for a long time when visiting websites because the browser always gets stuck and is slow in reaction.
4. This annoying redirect may also result in unstable Internet connection and system freezes frequently.
5. You are forced to receive many advertisement windows when the computer is connected to the Internet.
Www.anasayfa.im is a fake search engine with a fraudulent search bar which can continue to affect your web browsing experience. If we want to stay away from this annoying thing, we should be more careful of watching, opening or downloading anything online. With it in the computer, you will be redirected to some strange sites rather than the information you want whenever you are trying to do some searches in the Internet. Cyber criminals can use this hijacker to access the computer to record your personal information for unknown purpose. Antivirus programs are unable to deal with it successfully. Therefore, you should get rid of it manually as soon as possible.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(3). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
(2). Disable the extensions of Www.anasayfa.im
2. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end Www.anasayfa.im’s processes
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
*For Win 8 Users:
Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries related to Www.anasayfa.im through Registry Editor
Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete its registry entries
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Www.anasayfa.im, as an annoying browser hijacker, is spread widely in the Internet by the developers. It pretends to be a legitimate web site that is able to improve your webpage browsing and provide fast search function. But when you use it to look for something, you are redirected to some advertising pages. It also changes your homepage and search engine. Cyber criminals can implant spy software in your computer to monitor you by making use of the hijacker. If your computer is accidentally affected by Www.anasayfa.im, you are suggested to remove it as soon as possible.
The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on June 26, 2014 8:51 am