123rede.com Removal Instructions
123rede.com is a Brazilian hijacker that manages to change your home page in all most popular browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome). The official website is filled with various shortcuts to famous websites like Twitter, Facebook, Google, Hotmail, etc. However, you will also notice the shortcuts to unknown pages which we advise you to stay away from.
The hijackers are notorious for promoting suspicious or even malicious third parties and thus you must be very careful in order to avoid such encounter. Your PC will be completely safe only if you delete 123rede.com altogether.
What does 123rede.com do?
This hijacker is identical to gamegogle.com and jogostempo.com and behaves in the same manner. Once it infiltrates the user’s computer, it starts showing numerous advertisements from sponsored third parties. As we already explained, the third parties cannot be trusted and thus you should not trust the advertisements too. This may not be as easy as it sounds, because the intruder floods the users with pop-ups, in-text ads, banners, etc. in every page that they enter. Besides, the ads may be very tempting. 123rede.com follows your online activities from the first moment it enters your PC. It records your IP address, geographical location, browsing history, clicks, search queries, and other information that could help it improve services. This way, the application learns your habits and use this knowledge to customize the ads. After this, it should not be surprising that the presented ads which correspond to your latest searches seem very tempting and interesting. In order to remove this temptation to click the advertisements, you should remove 123rede.com.
This hijacker probably entered your system bundled with free of charge software. Do not forget to remove all the additional programs that have entered your computer with this hijacker. It is especially important, since there is a possibility that the intruder travels with malware. In the future, exercise more caution when dealing with freeware. Choose Advanced or Custom installation and peruse the provided software license agreement. Do not let some suspicious and unreliable hijacker slither into your PC unnoticed. If that already happened, erase 123rede.com.
How to remove 123rede.com?
Unfortunately, you cannot delete 123rede.com via Control Panel. Instead, you will have to purchase an authentic and up-to-date malware removal software and let it terminate 123rede.com. You should also consider that after 123rede.com removal, the security application will deal with all the additional programs, erase all the background services linked with this software, and protect your PC in the future. Also, remember to change the altered settings in your browsers following the instructions under this article.
Uninstall 123rede.com from your browsers
- Press Alt+H and go to Troubleshooting Information.
- Tap Reset Firefox and then choose Reset Firefox again.
- Tap Alt+F at the same time and select Settings.
- Click Show Advanced settings and afterwards choose Reset browser settings.
- To finish tap Reset.
- Click Alt+T and move to Internet Options.
- Navigate to the Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings and tap the Reset button one last time.