I wrote this article to help you remove Armani-br.ru. This Armani-br.ru removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Armani-br.ru is a malicious cyber infection. At first glance, what it appears to be is a legitimate search engine which promises to provide accurate and safe search results. Of course, it doesn’t deliver. The page is a sign that there is a browser hijacker lurking in your system. As soon as you spot it you have to take measures before things get worse. Have you heard of browser hijackers? Actually, it is pretty clear what these parasites do. They completely take over your browsing experience. They hijack it. Your likes and dislikes don’t matter anymore because you are not the one in charge.
When the hijacker enters your system it doesn’t waste any time. It attacks. First, it goes after your all of your browsers and leaves you without a single reliable one. Mozilla, Chrome, and Internet Explorer are now infected and thus dangerous. For starters, whichever one is your preferred to use, when you open it you won`t ding your previous homepage and search engine. Instead, you will see the Armani-br.ru page. In fact, you will see it everywhere, all the time. When you open the browser, it is there. When you open a new tab, it is there. When you try loading another page, BAM, you get redirected back to it. No matter what you do, the site is now your constant online companion. This is incredibly annoying. You are forced to use it when you want to surf the web and this is not good. And, of course, any changes the hijacker makes are unauthorized and cannot be undone.
Aside from your new online shadow, you will be redirected to other shady pages too. But this is not all. This is a hijacker we are talking about. It will throw an avalanche of issues your way and the next thing are the ads. Countless of irritating commercials, banners, pop-ups, video ads, coupons and whatever else you can think of will be covering your screen on daily basis. It is impossible to close them. Even if they block the content of the page you cannot remove them. Be extra careful, though. Most of these advertisements can worsen your situation in seconds. How? Well, they hide more malware in them. That’s right. And not only hijackers but ransomware pieces and Trojans as well. If you click you get infected. A single click is needed for you to find your PC brimming with threats.
Stay away from everything that Armani-br.ru generates. Saying that, we have to acknowledge that it is not that easy. It practically means not using your computer at all. You simply cannot get any work done. You can only compromise your already compromised machine even more. And it is already underperforming. It is incredibly slow. It lags. Your system crashes and restarts out of nowhere. The last thing you need it risking getting more parasites on board. If that happens it won`t be long before your PC breaks down completely. And yet, this is not the worst part.
The hijacker, aside from driving you crazy, spies on you. It monitors everything you do and gathers valuable information. IPs, email addresses, passwords, usernames, browsing related data. And, as for your financial and identifiable details, don’t think for a second that the pest cannot reach them. Because it can. Nothing is beyond its reach which means nothing is beyond the crooks` reach. Everything the parasite gets its hand on gets sent to the cybercriminals. There is no need of telling you what could happen, is there. Make the right decision and get rid of this “useful” tool. Our removal guide below will help you remove it from your system in a few simple steps.
But before proceeding to the removing part take a few seconds to understand how to protect yourself in the future. First, get a good anti-malware program to be sure your PC is always infection-free. Second, think of what you did wrong this time. Infections cannot get in without your approval. Of course, you don’t remember approving a hijacker`s request to infect you. And this is because it asks you in the sneakiest way possible and relies on your distraction and carelessness. It hides behind freeware, bogus updates, corrupted links, spam emails, third-party ads, etc. However, no matter which tactic it uses it is just that – a tactic.
The pest needs something else – your negligence. It needs you to be careless. So don’t be. Careless means rushing installation processes, not reading the Terms and Conditions, blindly agreeing to anything, keep pressing “next” and hoping for the best. By doing that you are only helping the hijacker, or any other infection in that matter, infect you. Be more vigilant. Stay away from shady pages and unverified sources. Don’t open strange emails and their attachments. Don’t forget that a little bit more attention goes a long way.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, 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.
Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Armani-br.ru 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 Armani-br.ru from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.