Remove “Virus” from Chrome/Firefox

I wrote this article to help you remove This removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. is a member of the browser hijacker family. Most of you probably know how nasty these hijackers are. They will cause you nothing but trouble and you would be better off getting rid of it as soon as you spot it. Browser hijackers slink silently in your system and once they are settled they announce their presence. The same goes for this hijacker. You will know you have an intruder only after it has managed to slither in. It reveals itself by displaying the website. As soon as you see it take action to remove it. Otherwise, you will be singing in for a horrible and dangerous experience.

Once the is in your system it starts working. First, you will notice some changes in your browser settings which you don’t recall authorizing. And, in fact, you haven`t. The hijacker made them without asking. It will replace both of your homepage and preferred search engine with its own website Then, every time you try using your, until now, trusted browser, you will be flooded with ads. They will be everywhere, popping and trying to lure you into clicking on them. Do not do that. The ads are malicious and hide dangerous threats. Sometimes only one click is enough to “invite” another malware into your system. Bigger and more harmful one. Besides the irritating ads, you will also be constantly redirected to shady looking pages which may be laced with malware as well. They are not to be trusted. Even if you don’t click on something while visiting them you may end up infected anyways.

The Virus

Avoid each of the ads, redirects and whatever else the hijacker generates. The search results including. There is a high change they are corrupted and unreliable. Moreover, the infection really slows down your computer`s speed and the machine will start experience regular crashes as well. You don’t need to put up with that. Your procrastination won`t lead to anything good but a Blue Screen Death eventually. Now, throw into this equation the huge security risk you are taking as well. Your private life is in danger and you have to do your best to protect it. Don’t hesitate. What you need to do is remove it from your machine once and for all. Only then you will have control over your browser again and can continue surfing online without being constantly at risk. If you are having trouble uninstalling this obnoxious tool, our removal guide will help you clean your PC in a few detailed steps.

You are probably wondering how the browser hijacker managed to infect your PC. These programs need your permission, which, if they don’t get, cannot slither in. This means that at some point during your online experience you weren’t careful enough and gave it to them. Hijackers are so good at this game that you didn’t even realize what you have given your consent to. They are smart and they trick you but in the end, your are the one that let them. These programs and the crooks behind them rely exactly on your carelessness and naivety. Not only that, of course.

Hijackers use other techniques as well. Freeware, for example. Or spam emails attachments, corrupted pages/links, they pose as fake updates. The methods are a lot none of them can`t get the threat in except you. If you rush the installation process and don’t bother to read anything, if you just click “next” or “I agree” each time you are asked a question, the results you end up with is a malware. By paying a little bit more attention and being more careful what you are installing, you will save yourself many problems. When it comes to cyber threats you should be always vigilant. Uninstall

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.

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