I wrote this article to help you remove Detectmypcerrors.com. This Detectmypcerrors.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
If you suddenly start seeing Detectmypcerrors.com pop-ups on your PC monitor, you can be certain that an advertising-supported program has been installed on your machine. This application is specifically designed to make money and it is compatible with the three major web browsers – Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, so it does not matter which of these you use. In any case, you should be aware that this application has been categorized as an adware program, thus you must remove Detectmypcerrors.com from your computer. Otherwise, it might cause you serious security-related problems.
In order to avoid installing potentially unwanted programs on your PC, you must be extremely cautious every time when you set up new software on the system. Remember to download programs from their official websites only, and not to rely upon any third-party sources. Also, you should know that Detectmypcerrors.com is not responsible for the content of the advertisements it displays, due to the fact that the program does not monitor them at first place. For that reason, some of the adverts provided by the application might appear to be corrupted and they could seriously harm your system. To terminate the displayed commercials, the removal of Detectmypcerrors.com is absolutely mandatory.
Often, computer users might be deceived by Detectmypcerrors.com pop-ups into thinking that this website is actually the official representative page of the program generating the commercials. However, if you try to open Detectmypcerrors.com, you will actually find out that the access to the website is forbidden. This means that no matter which application is responsible for the provided advertisements, it has infiltrated your PC after you have downloaded another program from an untrusted file-sharing website. Thus, you must know that every time you set up new software, you should choose Custom/Advanced installation option and should read all the information provided by the setup wizard in order to opt out the potentially unwanted programs.
Usually, Detectmypcerrors.com pop-ups warn you about the errors that are present on your machine and advise you to run a system check or contact Technical Support. When this notification comes up, you should not click on any buttons or call any phone numbers displayed on the screen. Instead of helping you in some way, the pop-ups will redirect you to particular websites which either gain some profit for their developers using the pay-per-click method, or they just distribute potentially unwanted programs and malware. Hence, you should remove Detectmypcerrors.com pop-ups from your PC in order to protect the machine from other infections.
Fortunately, Detectmypcerrors.com removal is not a hard process. In fact, if you follow the provided step-by-step guide bellow, you will uninstall the program successfully. Besides, you won’t need any any USB sticks or CDs to perform the removal. In addition, you should run a full scan of your computer to make sure that all the existing threats has been erased. A reputable security tool will locate and delete the suspicious files and will help you to keep your system clean and protected in the future.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must perform to remove the hijacker from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Detectmypcerrors.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.