Hey, there. I hope you guys can help me, because I don’t know much about computers. This is my problem. The domain of EasyOpenWeb.com hijacks my browser. I don’t know how it sneaks into my computer. I didn’t visit any suspicious websites. Everything was good two days ago. But now it sometimes even advertising porn things. This is really embarrassed. I tried to remove it myself, but failed several times. You guys are good at computers. Please help me! Many thanks.
Is the EasyOpenWeb.com a browser hijacker? Well, to determine whether a program is a browser hijacker or not, one of the best way is to check and monitor the settings of your web browser. The most popular settings that a browser hijacker works hard to change are settings about your preferred homepage, new tab appearance and default search engine. So if you find a program changes these settings without your permission, you can classify it into the category of the browser hijacker. Apart from this feature, the contents a program displays while you use it as the search engine to find what you want on the internet can also help judge what the program is on earth. Usually, in order to force more hits to some particular websites to increase its advertising profits, a browser hijacker will never miss the opportunity to inject its ads or the ads of its sponsors into the result page of its own search engine. So, if you experience plenty of unwanted ads during the use of a certain program, you can conclude that the program is possibly a browser hijacker. So, how about the EasyOpenWeb.com? Is it a browser hijacker? The answer is Yes. According to reliable reports, the EasyOpenWeb.com is just such a program that works to change the mentioned settings of the victim’s web browser. And this is said to be able to inevitably cause a lot of inconveniences and thus decrease the efficiency of the user. There is a more disturbing issue involved with the EasyOpenWeb.com. It is reported the program advertises many adult-oriented contents, which are not only unfit for the minors, but also dangerous for the victim’s computer. Because a pornographic website is often regarded as a malware-laden site, if the computer user accidentally click and visit such a website, a more violent virus than the EasyOpenWeb.com may be introduced into the system.
The EasyOpenWeb.com is undoubtedly a browser hijacker. And it is able to cause a lot of troubles and problems for the users whose computers get infected with it. But what measures can we take to prevent it from infecting our computers? Well, since the EasyOpenWeb.com is just a browser hijacker with a different name, so we here provide the readers with some effective and efficient methods to stop the EasyOpenWeb.com-like infection. Firstly, stay away from such dangerous websites as gambling or pornographic websites. Secondly and importantly, always pay attention to the process of installing a program. Because to bundle to a normal program is the most common way that the browser hijacker like the EasyOpenWeb.com often spreads itself. Finally, do not go to a suspicious website to download any program. And official websites of the program you desire are most suggested.
EasyOpenWeb.com hijacks your browser to redirect your web search results and changes the homepage and browser settings. To completely uninstall it from an infected system, manual removal is the first choice because sometimes antivirus software cannot pick up the exact computer threat timely or remove it permanently. Now most browser hijackers are quite similar to spyware and adware threats and therefore cannot be removed with the help of popular antivirus products. Users can follow the manual guide here to get rid of this browser hijacker completely.
1. Clear all the cookies of the EasyOpenWeb.com from your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies” button
2. End the malicious process of the EasyOpenWeb.com from Task Manager.
Once EasyOpenWeb.com hijacker is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Delete all the malicious files related to EasyOpenWeb.com hijacker manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage
Now we can tell you that the EasyOpenWeb.com is a harmful browser hijacker. It will result in a lot of such damages and problems as changing your preferred settings of homepage domain, new tab appearance and default search engine, displaying tons of unwanted advertising contents and installing more violent virus on your system by fooling you into visiting a adult-oriented website. So when you find the EasyOpenWeb.com bundled in the process of installing a program, you should at once uncheck the option to cancel the installation of the EasyOpenWeb.com into your computer before you proceed to install the program you desire. Anytime you find your computer get infected with the EasyOpenWeb.com, you should get rid of it completely as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on November 27, 2016 2:24 pm