I wrote this article to help you remove CNHV.CO. This CNHV.CO removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
CNHV.CO is a redirect infection. It falls under the category of browser hijackers and it is dangerous. If you see this page all the time when you surf the web, take action. This is your clue. Heed it. The site is a clear indication that the hijacker is already in your system, corrupting it from the shadows. Make no mistake. This parasite is not harmless. In fact, no parasite is harmless.
Luckily for you, you are infected with one which is not that hard to tackle IF you act promptly, of course.
With the right set of instructions, you should be able to remove the intruder for good. But bear in mind that if you ignore the risks it poses, and leave it to operate freely, your predicament will worsen really fast. The consequences will be bad, trust us. If you are particularly unfortunate, this pest may even infect your PC with more malware until it faces the Blue Screen of Death and breaks down completely. We assume this is not something you will be up for. So, don’t let it happen. Once you see the CNHV.CO site, find and delete the pesky hijacker on the spot. Your future self will be grateful.
The hijacker, once in, starts working in the background. It consumes a lot of PC recourses which, of course, makes your machine slower. Your computer starts to underperform even when offline. It lags all the time, it crashes. Some of your apps may fail to load. Your system reboots often, etc. As for your online experience, it is a nightmare. Every time you open one of your browsers, the CNHV.CO site is there to greet you. It even replaces your homepage and search engine without your permission.
The page basically intercepts your every move. No matter what you do, it is also there. It also appears when you open a new tab or try to load a page. Not to mention that if you want to search for something online, you are forced to use its search engine which does not provide the safe and accurate results one would hope for. Instead, it provides lots of sponsored links and disguised ads which assure you quick access to malware.
You are exposed to constant malware risk with the hijacker in your system. You cannot trust any of the links, ads, and pages you see. If you happen to click on a corrupted one (and there are many of those), you automatically install more infections on board. And like this is not enough, the hijacker also spies on your and collects sensitive information. Then, when it has enough, it sends it all to the people who published it. Consider your private life no longer private. If you want it to be safe again, delete the hijacker ASAP. To do so manually, follow our detailed removal guide at the end of this article or, for automatic removal, download a good anti-malware program.
How did you get infected with this hijacker? More often than not, these infections rely on the bundling technique to enter victims` machines. Hackers attach the hijacker to another program on the web and you do the rest by not paying attention when installing this program. If you are in a rush and don’t read what you are agreeing to, you basically open the doors of your computer to malware. To prevent that, be vigilant. Use only reliable sources. Read the Terms and Conditions before accepting them. Forget about the “next/next/finish” tactic. Be cautious, in general. What all parasites need the most is your negligence. They cannot succeed without it.
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 follow to permanently remove 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 CNHV.CO from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.