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I wrote this article to help you remove PAYAE8MOON9.COM. This PAYAE8MOON9.COM removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

If your browser gets constantly redirected to the PAYAE8MOON9.COM site, prepare for bad news. This page is a clear sign of a cyber infection. Yes, your PC harbors a browser hijacker threat and the appearance of PAYAE8MOON9.COM is its way of announcing its presence. You better head that warning as for you, this is exactly what it is. Once you start seeing the page every time you go online, accept that fact that you are infected and start looking for the hijacker`s hiding place. Be sure not to delay this pest`s deletion.

Hijackers are incredibly annoying, meddlesome and also dangerous. The more time this parasite spends on board, the more problems you will have to face. If it stays long enough, it may even cause you some irreversible damage. Do yourself a favor and cut its stay as short as possible. As soon as the PAYAE8MOON9.COM site pops up, find where the hijacker is lurking and delete it immediately. The sooner you do that, the better for both yours and your system`s well-being. If you procrastinate, however, your situation will keep on worsening with every single day. Do not let that happen. Locate and remove the intruder now!

As its name implies, this threat hijacks all of your browsers. They will be the first to exhibit signs of the invasion. Every time you go online, you will get redirected to the PAYAE8MOON9.COM page. It becomes your online shadow and you cannot make a single move without it appearing. It even replaces your homepage and search engine behind your back and prevents you from changing them back. The hijacker is nasty. It doesn’t need your permission to make changes in your browser settings. It does whatever it wants. Aside from the PAYAE8MOON9.COM site harassing you every day, you are also bombarded with numerous commercials.

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The PAYAE8MOON9.COM Virus

The hijacker throws countless ads at you on daily basis and nothing you do helps you remove them. What is worse than your browsing experience being effective ruined is that you are exposed to constant malware risk as well. The ads and pages you are forced to see because of this pest are anything but reliable. On the contrary. Most of them are dangerous and they deliver malware. Sometimes a single click is all it takes for you to invite more parasites on board.

Do you see how the hijacker demolishes your online activities? You cannot surf the web at peace anymore because at any moment you might click on the wrong ad and worsen your already bad situation. And like this is not enough, the hijacker also jeopardizes your privacy by spying on your and recording sensitive information. Then, of course, it sends everything to the crooks behind it and they can use your data for whatever they want. There is no need to explain why this is dangerous, is there. Hackers are the last people on Earth who should have access to your personal details. Don’t let them. Use our removal guide below and delete the hijacker for good.

How did you get infected? One of the most commonly used methods is called freeware bundling. The hijacker gets attached to another program on the web and when you install this program, it enters your PC as well. Luckily, there is a way to prevent that scenario from unfolding but it requires your attention and vigilance. When you install new apps, always opt for the Advanced settings in the Setup Wizard. They allow you to see each additionally attached program as well as deselect it before finishing the installation. Most people don’t do that and end up infecting their own machines. Don’t be one of them. Take a few extra minutes to be sure what is entering your computer.

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STEP-1 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.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
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.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
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).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

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.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove PAYAE8MOON9.COM from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov
Daniel Stoyanov has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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