I wrote this article to help you remove En.uc123.com. This En.uc123.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
The appearance of the En.uc123.com site is a sign. A bad one. The page is a clear indicator of a cyber infection on your machine. That’s right. Your PC harbors a browser hijacker. Needless to say, you have to take immediate measures to remove it. The longer the hijacker stays, the more problems it causes. Luckily, the pest is not that hard to remove. There are some much more dangerous infections roaming the web. Like ransomware and Trojan horses, for example. This, however, doesn’t mean that the hijacker is harmless. Of course, not. It is still a parasite and you cannot expect anything beneficial to come out of its presence. On the contrary.
The hijacker will throw an avalanche of issues at you and these issues will keep on piling up unless you do something about it. You have to remove the hijacker ASAP. Once you spot the En.uc123.com page, take it as the warning it is and heed it. Then, start looking for the infection`s hiding place and when you find it, delete it on the spot. This malicious program was not developed to be helpful to you. Do not fool yourself. Cut its stay short. This is the best course of action you can take, so take it.
The nasty program adds a pesky extension to all of your browsers immediately after setting on board. This plugin works perfectly with Chrome, Mozilla, Microsoft Edge and any other browser that you might be using. This means that all of your browsers are infected now. They are under hackers` control and injected with numerous ads. Aside from this, your previous homepage and search engine are gone too. The infection replaces them with its own malicious domain and you were not even informed about the switch. Now, whenever you decide to go online you have to use the En.uc123.com. It is your online shadow. But beware. Your new search engine does not provide safe and accurate search results. What it provides is quick access to malware.
The links you see are corrupted. At least, most of them are. If you click, you allow infections to be installed on your PC. Not only that, though. You also help hackers gain pay-per-click revenue at your expense. The same goes for the numerous ads you get bombarded with on daily basis. They also serve crooks` malicious purposes. You click, they get money. And all of this for what? Your browsing experience is effectively destroyed. Your machine underperforms too. And, you are always a single click away from malware. Do not put up with that. Use our removal guide below and delete this intruder immediately. If you don’t, you will regret it sooner or later.
How did the hijacker enter without you noticing? The answer is simple. The pest tricked you. It probably arrived bundled with another program and you, being distracted and in a rush, didn’t realize. Freeware bundling is one of the most popular infiltration tactics. It is preventable, though. If you pay more attention and don’t rush, you have a good chance of catching the pest on the spot.
Next time you install something, take the time to read the Terms and Conditions before accepting them. If you skip them, you may agree to something you are totally against. Also, go with the Advanced settings in the Setup Wizard. This way you can see all “bonus” apps which are about to be installed together with the program you originally wanted. Deselect them all. You have that option. You are not obliged to install everything in the bundle. And you shouldn’t. Such extras are usually infections. Deselect them first and then you can still install the app you wanted in the first place.
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 En.uc123.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.