May 3, 2016 Browser Hijacker Removal Guide

Need help with my Internet Explorer! controls it. Many strange things are added to My Favorites without my permission. Something forces me to visit weird websites whenever I am looking for business information online or making payment online. Endless ads pop up every day. I believe that my computer has been infected with virus. It makes my computer run slower and slower. Please help me get rid of it and get my Internet Explorer back.

What is Browser Hijacker is identified as an unwanted browser hijacker which alters your default browser settings without your approval. It takes place of your original homepage and perform nasty task so as to allow its developer to generate revenue. To promote and its related products, it displays various ads to attract you to click on it so as to make their products popular. We need to mention that no one can tell whether those ads are safe or not. It redirects you to and other suspicious websites to create traffic on those websites. This is how its developer gets money with the help of browser hijacker. After it sneaks into your system, your computer will be degraded. Do not tolerate those annoying consequences caused by browser hijacker. Get rid of it as soon as you notice it on your browser.

How Does Program Spread?

People do not pay much attention to browser hijacker in those years. Though browser hijacker is not as aggressive as viruses, Trojans and other computer threats, it spreads widely and brings potential unwanted malicious programs onto your computer. browser hijacker program is installed on your computer in a different form. Its developer bundles and spreads it with popular free applications from unknown websites. When you install this type of applications, browser hijacker program is installed along as a plug-in which has a regular name. Less people pay attention to it and allow it to be installed without hesitation. In this way, browser hijacker program is capable of infecting a large number of computers.

How Does Work? browser hijacker tries to control your browser, like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc. by changing your Settings. Many unwanted toolbars are added to help perform various tasks. Your original homepage is changed into or other unknown websites. When you are trying to look for important information with certain key word, it hijacks the important results that you want and injects useless ads into your search results. It always redirects you to and its affiliated websites no matter which search result you click on. It will take a long time to find what you want from the Internet. Sometimes, a new tab will open automatically after you click on a “X” button to close a pop-up ad. This kind of website is full of strange content which is asking you to join them with beautiful pictures. You must notice that virus tends to hide on such attractive websites. It may bring various harmful programs like viruses, Trojans, worms and other computer threats. At the same time, tons of ads pop up frequently when you do shopping or watch videos online. In addition, browser hijacker can spy on your online activities. It collects your browsing history and records your favorite websites to develop their new product. With the help of remote developer, it can access your private data including your various accounts, passwords, business files and other valuable things. It will be a disaster if they share your personal data with the cyber criminals. We strongly suggest you remove this browser hijacker 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:


If you are not sure if is an unwanted program. You can ask yourself like this. Do you want endless ads? Do you want random browser redirection? Are you willing to exposure your precious data to the criminals? Obviously, your answers must be “No.” You ought to know that those things are the exact results brought by browser hijacker. Therefore, do not hesitate any more. Do not tolerate it and allow it to mess up your day. Locate all of its components and remove them one by one right now. Next time, be careful with unknown free resources online to keep your computer away from browser hijacker and other computer threats.

Published by & last updated on May 3, 2016 12:38 am

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