4-you.net Removal Instructions
4-you.net is a browser hijacker that can expose you to unsafe online content and alter your browser settings without your approval. It may have entered your computer together with adware or a potentially unwanted application. The hijacker can affect any browser, so once it gets inside your PC, you will not be able to escape its modifications.
The main purpose of the unwanted software is to generate web traffic for its associated sites. That is why you will see various adverts on your screen and get redirected to unfamiliar pages. To eliminate these unnecessary features, you will have to delete 4-you.net.
How does 4-you.net work?
4-you.net gets set as your home page and default search provider as soon as you install the potentially unwanted application. The website itself looks completely reliable, however, that does not mean you should blindly trust it. The page contains a search box and quick access buttons to popular sites like Amazon, Booking.com, Vimeo and some others. It also has links to 4-you.net/movies, 4-you.net/tvshow and 4-you.net/games where you can buy movies and TV shows and play online games. If you click on Customize page at the bottom right, you will be able to change the background and add or remove widgets. If you enter a query into the search box, you will be presented with original search results.
It is possible to avoid potentially unwanted applications before they enter your computer. All you need to do is pay close attention to the free software that you install. Check all information provided in the installation wizard and always decline all additional offers. If you choose Advanced or Custom installation mode, you will not have any problems with that. As for now, you should focus on 4-you.net removal.
How to terminate 4-you.net?
In order to get rid of 4-you.net, you will have to erase its related program and then reset you browsers. That is, if you want to remove 4-you.net manually. If so, you can use the instructions presented below the article. If not, you should download a malware prevention and removal tool and use it to clean your system. It will scan your PC and detect all components of the hijacker. It will eliminate 4-you.net and other infections you may have on your computer. It will also provide you with real-time online protection as long as you keep it installed.
Step 1: Remove 4-you.net
Remove 4-you.net from Windows XP
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs
- Choose the application and click Remove
Uninstall 4-you.net from Windows 8/7 and Vista
- Win+R → input Control → OK → Uninstall a program
- Select the software and click on Uninstall
Step 2: Delete 4-you.net from browsers
- Menu → Question mark → Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox → Refresh Firefox
- Google Chrome menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset settings → Reset
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset