Remove (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated


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

If you are greeted with the page all the time, prepare yourself. There is an adware infection on your computer. Yes, adware pieces cannot be compared with ransomware and Trojan horses, but this doesn’t mean they are not dangerous. There is no such thing as a harmless parasite. This adware can and will cause you damage if you don’t take immediate measures against it. We strongly recommend that you find and delete it as soon as possible.

Luckily, such pests are relatively easy to tackle but don’t rely on that. You have to act promptly. The more time the adware spends on your machine, the bigger the mess it makes gets. And it is not only about your online experience which turns into a nightmare. It starts that way but then the problems grow in numbers and severity.

The worst one is without a doubt the security risk. The infection spies on your from the moment it enters. Everything you do online is being monitored and recorded. You can never know what kind of data the adware will get its hands on. And then it sends everything to the hackers who published it. Consider your private life no longer private as long as the pest remains on board.

Aside from that, you can wave your normal online experience goodbye. Now that you are infected with, everything is different. The adware goes after your browsers and injects them with ads. Never-ending piles of commercials. There is a reason this infection family is considered the most annoying one. You suffer constant intrusions. Every page you visit is covered with commercials. You are forced to watch video ads in order to load a page. The site appears at every turn. You get redirected to it and tons of other just as shady pages every time you try to look for something online. Your search results cannot be trusted either.

The Virus

Nothing you see online can as it may have been generated by the adware. That why you are always one click away from more malware. If you accidentally click on an ad or link, you automatically invite more infections on board. And clicking it pretty hard to avoid. Pop-up windows and links appear right under the cursor of your mouse sometimes. Your entire web surfing turns into a nightmare. And your machine notices that. It also becomes slower and sluggish. It crashed and reboots. Your browsers are so overwhelmed with ads that they freeze often as well.

In other words, getting any work done on your computer becomes impossible. A single wrong click and you download more parasites. How long do you think your machine will be able to hold on before it shuts down completely? Not long, trust us on this. So, why wait for this to happen. Find where the adware is hiding and remove it on the spot. You can use our detailed guide at the end of this article or get a good anti-malware program but the pest has to go!

Usually, adware uses bundles to arrive at its destination. All crooks do is attach it to another program and then you do the rest by not paying attention when installing said program? Do you tend to skip reading the Terms and Conditions like most users do? That’s a mistake. How do you know what you agree to if you don’t read them? They may hide lots of misleading clauses which you will blindly say “yes” to.

Also, do you opt for the Basic settings in the Setup Wizard? If so, you need to change your habits. This option is fast and easy but it doesn’t give you any control. Opt of the Custom settings instead. They are more time-consuming but they also allow you to see all additional programs in the bundle and deselect them. If you needed these apps you would have downloaded them yourself by now. Most extras in a bundle are malicious and you allow them to enter just because you don’t want to spend a couple of more minutes. Don’t make yourself an even easier target by being careless. Hackers pray for that. Removal

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 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.
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.


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

ff shortcut


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.

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 from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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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