How to Get Rid of Browser Hijacker?

Hello. Recently, I got lots of pop-up ads from They were so annoying. When I was about to close them, they would not go away but took me to unknown websites instead. When I opened Google Chrome, it opens a new tab on which there are various videos and games. I don’t know what’s going on here. Is there a way to block the ads and fix the browser? What do I do? To be honest, I know little about computer. I need your support. Thank you.

Brief Description of Browser Hijacker browser hijacker is an ad-supported program which is able to hijack your Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari. In order to help its developer make money, it performs malicious activities on your browser. Once your browser is infected with browser hijacker, it alters your default browser settings without your permission. When you are browsing, you are redirected to pager.html frequently. On the website, there are many Russian articles with attractive titles and sexy lady pictures. However, we have to tell you that most of the messages are deceptive. Do not trust and click on them before you what they actually are. According to our customers, they had been hacked after they visited those websites. After they clicked on the article, they were redirected to malicious website downloading virus without their knowledge. Many unknown pop-up ads from appear now and then. Hence, if you see on your browser and suffer from its ads, do not ignore it. You have to remove the malicious files and get rid of completely.

How Browser Hijacker Works?

As soon as browser hijacker sneaks into your system, it hides itself very well among your basic applications. It pretends to be a good program providing “useful” article. You will not identify it as a computer threat before it messes up your computer. In the beginning, it changes your homepage, search engine and other browser settings. Unknown plug-ins and useless extensions are installed on the browser. Many websites that you don’t know are added to your Favorites. Then, will always run along with your browser. When you use the browser to watch videos, buy online products, read news or search for information, it interrupts you all the time. Pop-up ads cover your screen and redirect you unknown websites if you click on them accidently. Ads and sponsored links are inserted to your search results while the information you want is hijacked. Once you click on search results supported by, they will take you to pager.html and other suspicious websites where potential computer threats are waiting for you. On those websites, you can see many Russian articles. Some of them say that they are going to teach you how to lose weight, improve your looks, become sexy or make a big fortune in a quick way. Almost every article has a sexy lady’s picture as its covers. Some of them are computer games. The short videos show people shoot each other there or play interesting games with beautiful lady. Their topics all are the famous ones. Many people just click on them for their curiosity. Hence, many computers have been infected with viruses nowadays. Besides, can collect the sensitive information that you used on the browser. It will record the websites you would like to visit the most, search terms you use, contents you would like to read online and other similar information. Later, information will be sent to the remote hackers and used to develop their new websites. This is the reason why the articles on their websites are attractive to you. Most of the topics are your favorites. In this case, its developer makes a lot of money from it. You must be careful with it. Do not allow it access your credit card detail or other precious information. Get rid of browser hijacker right now.

Ways that Browser Hijacker Access Your Computer

No.1: illegal movies or music. You may note that lots of illegal movies and music demand a certain media player. The website provides link to download the software, but you need to be careful. The malware like this browser hijacker is embedded in the downloaded software on behalf.
No.2: pop-up ads. The cyber criminals usually design the browser hijacker programs very well and make them pop up in an attractive form. We have to tell you that unexpected clicks on suspicious links or pop-up ads may install this nasty browser hijacker on your computer.
No.3: malicious Trojan programs. Most of the Trojans are spreading via malicious software nowadays. Users who access these malicious programs in conjunction with Trojan virus will severally got infected with this browser hijacker.
No.4: ad-supported programs. Many people would like to download free software from the Internet. You should know that browser hijacker program usually is bundled with free software and shareware. It will be installed along with this kind of software as a plug-in. Cancel the plug-in installation to avoid unwanted programs.

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. Browser Hijacker 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:


Why does change your browser settings? The reason is that this nasty browser hijacker is trying to control your browser completely and make it very difficult to change back. If you see on your browser, do not think that it provides you a useful website. pager.html that supported by contains deceptive content. It is not trying to provide you useful information but deliver you viruses instead. We do not suggest you click on the article on pager.html. You never know what virus is there to attack your computer. In some of the articles, it even requires your credit card detail, address, email and other personal information. To avoid being scammed and lose money, do not view those articles. It is the time to remove browser hijacker out of your system right. Keep your computer away from any potential threat and protect your precious information well.

Published by on August 30, 2016 6:19 am, last updated on September 1, 2016 11:37 pm

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