How To Remove Browser Hijacker


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How To Remove Browser Hijacker

Slide 2 is a malicious browser hijacker infection which sneaks into the targeted computer by stealth and is able to severe damage on your PC. It is a very notorious PC threat which monetize users online activities in order to earn quick profit for its affiliate authors. As soon as it sneaks into your Windows computer system it quickly hijack all running web browsers in your PC including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and many more. It is such a critical malware infection which will keep redirecting users on several unknown sites while surfing Internet. Users should remove browser hijacker at the earliest or else it may ruing your entire browsing experience in just no time.

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Due to users are likely to experience several critical issues in their PC specially browsing related problems. It keeps promoting several ads, pop-ups, fake warnings, system notifications, deals, discount offers, banners, coupon codes and many more. It even make your system very slow and unresponsive. Moreover, it even promote several malicious links on your web browser which will download several other threats and spyware infection in your computer and download several other threats if clicked by users. The worst thing about this notorious infection is that it may steal and transfer your confidential information to the hackers. Therefore, it is recommended to get rid of completely from your PC.

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How To Remove Browser Hijacker   Step:1 Remove suspicious and unwanted browser add-ons, toolbars and extensions:   IE Microsoft Edge (Internet Explorer)   Click on the cogwheel icon in the top right corner of the browser In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons Select Toolbar and Extension tab. Look for or other suspicious add-ons. Click Disable button.

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  Google Chrome   Launch Google Chrome. In the address bar type chrome://settings/ Click on the Extensions tab Find related or other suspicious extension and click the delete icon. Reset Homepage and search engine.  

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Mozilla Firefox   Open Firefox In the address bar type about:addons Click Extensions tab. Find related or other suspicious extension. Click the Remove button.

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Step:-2 Remove all associated files From Operating System   Windows XP   Click Start In the menu choose Control Panel Choose Add / Remove Programs. Find related files. Click Remove button.

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Windows 7 / Vista   Click Start and choose Control Panel. Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program. In the list of installed programs find files and programs associated to Click Uninstall button.

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Windows 8 /8.1   Right click on the bottom left corner of the desktop screen From the left menu choose Control Panel Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features. Locate the files and programs associated with or other suspicious program. Click Uninstall button.

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Step:- 3 Remove all Registry Entries added by creates a folder under:   %ProgramFiles%\   It then creates the following files:  

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%ProgramFiles%\ \icon.ico %ProgramFiles%\ \ .crx %ProgramFiles%\ \ .dll %ProgramFiles%\ \ .xpi %ProgramFiles%\ \ Personal-browser.com64.dll %ProgramFiles%\ \Uninst.exe %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\RacWmiDataBookmarks.dat %SystemDrive%\ProgramData\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\RacWmiEventData.dat %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\RacWmiDataBookmarks.dat %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\RAC\StateData\RacWmiEventData.dat  

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Next, creates the following registry entries:   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{814664b0-d93b-4da6-9216-722c56179397} HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{814664b0-d93b-4da6-9216-722c56179397} HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Activation Technologies\AdminObject\Store\55c92734-d682-4d71-983e-d6ec3f16059f HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{814664b0-d93b-4da6-9216-722c56179397} HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{814664b0-d93b-4da6-9216-722c56179397}  

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Perform the following steps to delete the associated Registry entries by   While in the desktop view, Press window’s icon and R. It will open the Run window and type “regedit”. It will open the Registry Editor window, Now you need to locate and delete all registry items associated to . Go to File<Click Export Save the file in c:\ as regbackup. Click save. Go to Edit< find< Type Press F3 to search. Once an item is found, read to make sure it is a link to that program. Press delete to remove it. Continue pressing F3 and deleting items pertaining to the program, until all the links are gone.

Summary: is a browser hijacker that created to hijack users’ default search engine, homepage and new tab without any permission.

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