Apr 12, 2016 Browser Hijacker Removal Guide

Please tell me who created I hate it! I didn’t download it and give it permission to be my homepage. It delivers me endless ads. How could it invade my browser and mess up my Google Chrome like that? I reset my browser, but it is still there. Is it a virus? What I need to do to get rid of it?

What is Browser Hijacker? is an unwanted ad-supported program that hijacks your browser, like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Mozilla Firefox and other browsers. It delivers a large number of ads to you by changing your browser settings without your permission. It will take place of your original homepage and you can hardly change it back. As an annoying program, it interferes your browsing experience frequently. It redirects you to various suspicious websites that you never intend to do. Besides, those websites contain potential risk which may make you pick up virus. You have to be cautious and pay close attention to its activities. If you see program on your browser, we kindly suggest you remove it as soon as possible.

How to Protect Your Computer from Browser Hijacker?

Hijacker browser infection is common nowadays. It can invade unprotected computers easily. Luckily, it is easy to avoid it. You need to note that program is bundled with unknown free software. It is installed along with free software as a plug-in program. Therefore, you should cancel plug-in program installation when you install software on your computer. In this way, unwanted adware and malicious program will not have a chance to sneak into your computer. Besides, unknown pop-up ads and pictures may contain links to malicious websites. browser hijacker will be downloaded after you accidentally click on them. According to our research, it can hide in attachment from spam. You may receive emails with coupons or free fitness program frequently. Do not open the attachment or click on link from this kind of emails for your curiosity. Your computer will be infected with harmful malware and virus from it. Knowing where this browser hijacker hides, you can keep your computer away from it easily. If your system has infected with browser hijacker, stop it immediately.

How to Know if Your Computer is Infected with Hijacker?

As browser hijacker is installed by you indirectly, your security program will not tell you that your computer is infected with malicious program. You will not note it until it starts to perform activities. Your homepage will be changed into or other strange websites. It changes your default settings and adds extensions and toolbars to your favorite without your knowledge. Tons of ads pop on when you visit the websites. program contains many components to support its activities. You may find that it takes a long time to prepare your browser because it needs to load all of its components. Sometimes, things just are out of control. You are not able to get the information you want from the Internet easily. Though you type in exact key word, you hardly can find the information you want. Many ads and malicious programs are injected to your search result. No matter which result you click on, it will redirect you to and other suspicious websites which might be contaminated with serious viruses. No one knows what kind of malware hides on those websites. You need to note that various viruses can sneak into your system after it forces you to visit malicious websites. It also performs activities that you can not see with your eyes. It can track your web browsing history especially when you do shopping online. It can record your favorite products and what you buy frequently which help them generate profit. It seems that it is not harmful for your computer. However, it will be a disaster if they share your credit card and other bank card detail to the criminals. You need to stop browser hijacker’s evil activities right now.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Removal Guide

1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options

Tools in IE

(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons


* Firefox:

(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

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’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 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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

(2). Find out and remove the associated files




Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:


No one deserves browser hijacker. It acts as a malware program to mess up your browsing experience but not a useful search engine. Do not leave it alone to damage your computer. Some of you might try to change your original homepage back by changing your browser settings. However, it will not allow you to change your settings sometimes. Sometimes, you can get your favorite homepage back. However, it just comes back automatically soon. It seems that it is impossible to get rid of browser hijacker. In fact, you can make it. You need to remove all of its related files manually. Take action now! Do not hesitate to delete browser hijacker out of your system!

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