Browser Hijacker

What is

By the computer experts, application is categorized as a browser hijacker. It usually infiltrates user’s computer unnoticed by the user and immediately starts unauthorized activities. The users usually realize that their system is infected, when they notice the changed browsers’ settings. If your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox home pages and default search engines were altered, then you can have no doubt that your PC was infiltrated by the browser hijacker. After you made this discovery, you really must hurry and delete from your computer.

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How did enter your computer? infiltrates the computer in a freeware bundle. If you often download free of charge software from suspicious websites, you are at risk of getting infected by all kinds of unwanted applications. Adware, hijackers, etc. may be the result of unsupervised software installation. Next time you acquire free program from unofficial page, monitor every step of the procedure. Instead of Quick or Typical option, choose Advanced or Custom. Also, do not forget to read the End User License Agreement, because in this document all unwanted applications are disclosed. When you notice the boxes that announce those intruders, click the Decline button next to them. Do not allow some suspicious software to enter your PC without your permission. If despite your best efforts that happens, you must remove from your system as soon as possible.

What does do?

As we already mentioned, as soon as enters your computer, it will change your browser’s settings. This is done so that the hijacker could control your search results. Since you will be provided with a search engine and forced to use it, will obviously take advantage of it. Whatever search results this untrustworthy search tool is capable of providing you with, next to them you will see numerous links and advertisements that belong to the promoted parties. This will make the searches very difficult and unpleasant, since every time you will have to filter through a heap of useless information. Instead of putting up with these obstructions, you should eliminate from your computer.

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Another reason you should get rid of also involves advertisements and sponsored links. The problem is that nobody monitors those pages to which you will be routed after clicking the ad or the link. It means that you may easily end up in an infected website which is managed by cyber criminals. Such excursion to an unsafe page almost guarantees that you will get infected with a Trojan, or a virus, or some other kind of malware. Needless to say, it will be much harder to remove a malignant rogue from your system than an annoying potentially unwanted program. We strongly recommend to terminate from your PC, before it causes much more damage to your system.

One more reason to erase is the tracking it performs. When this hijacker enters your computer, it starts following your online activities. Your IP address, browsing history, search queries, clicks, favorite pages, preferred browser, and many other things are recorded and used to make the ads  more attractive or, in other words, personalized. This explains why the pop-ups, banners, etc. correspond so well with your searches and visited pages. You should not tolerate this invasion of your privacy. While many applications collect such data, it does not mean that you should let the unreliable intruder do the same. To stop this, you have to uninstall

How to remove

If you wish to delete, you should acquire a professional computer security application. A trustworthy tool will clean your PC and safeguard it in the future. Your other option is to follow our detailed instructions provided under this article. Whichever way you choose, do not delay removal any longer.

Delete from computer

Uninstall from Windows 8

  1. Press Windows key + R.
  2. Enter Control Panel.
  3. Tap OK.
  4. Move to Uninstall a program.
  5. Find and uninstall

Uninstall from Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Click Start.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Uninstall from your PC.

Uninstall from Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu.
  2. Pick Control Panel.
  3. Open Add or Remove programs.
  4. Remove

Delete from your browsers

Remove from Internet Explorer

  1. Click the Gear icon and pick Internet Options.
  2. Overwrite the home page in the General tab.
  3. Click Gear icon again and choose Manage Add-ons.
  4. Access Toolbars and Extensions and terminate the unwanted add-ons.
  5. In Search Providers, delete/change the search engine.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the menu and tap Options.
  2. Open General tab and replace your home page with the one you prefer.
  3. Navigate to Search tab and change/remove your search tool.
  4. Click the menu one more time and open Add-ons.
  5. Eliminate the suspicious extensions.

Remove from Google Chrome

  1. Open the menu and click Settings.
  2. Choose Set pages and set your home page (delete the old one).
  3. Under Search, pick Manage search engine.
  4. Change/erase the search provider.
  5. In the Extensions, erase useless add-ons.

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8 thoughts on “Remove

  1. Sibila

    Mr. Seeger, I did everything written above but luckysearches malware is still in my computer. Can/will please help me, I don’t know how to delete infected files… Hope you will answer, thank you

    1. Gerry Seeger

      Hello Sibilia,

      Some version of luckysearches change the target line, so try this one:

      Change Target Shortcut

      1. Right-click your web browser’s shortcut. (Firefox,IE and etc..)
      2. Select Properties from drown-down menu.
      3. Open Shortcut tab and locate the Target line.
      4. Delete everything that is outside of quotation marks (“ “) and click OK.

      Hope it helps,

      Good Luck!

  2. Regina Oendoro

    Mr. seeger, in my Target Line, it doesn’t have anything outside of quotation marks (” “), but i already delete that luckysearch, but when i open google chrome, it still there, can you help me please?



    1. DavidKl

      Hi Akkhi,
      I keep doing that but immediately I restart (both IE and Firefox) it reappears right where I removed it.

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