I had the get.default-page.com adware, a true nightmare. Had tried to remove several times and was just too complicated to completely stop the annoying pop ups. It was a VERY stubborn browser issue. I couldn’t access any web sites properly without being interrupted by constant popups or redirected to unknown sites. And system restore wouldn’t work either. Are there any other suggestions?

Get.default-page.com Pop-ups – How to Remove?

Get.default-page.com can be categorized as a browser hijacker problem that gives constant pop ups all over the webs on the affected browsers and interrupts users’ online activities in many ways. This browser issue, however, is not quarantined by most anti-virus programs as a virus. Thus, it needs to be removed manually by users. The more serious it can get the longer it resides on your computer. It not only affects the performance of your browsers on the computer, but messes with other default settings on the system to provide convenience for potential malware problems. Privacy security could also be threatened if the hijacker cannot be deleted timely.

What brings you this pop up Get.default-page.com hijacker? We believe this type of browser attack can often get installed without permission from users via bundling with unknown freeware online. As a matter of fact, unfriendly free programs can always be used by online third party to prompt their unwanted programs. The stubborn hijacker attacks and hijacks most internet browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari. Soon as the hijacker gets on your browsers, it will completely mess them up by creating constant disorders including:

Home page is replaced and favorite search engines are disabled.
Unknown toolbars or extensions are automatically installed.
Annoying pop-up ads are everywhere on the webs.
Users are constantly redirected to unwanted results.
Browser is slow in loading pages.

How to delete Get.default-page.com popups on browsers completely?
Do not want any of these troubles on your computer? Getting rid of this hijacker to stop all the annoying pop ups is harder than you thought? As mentioned above, running security scans on the system will not help you fix the problems. Hence, manual removal, as an efficient way that guarantees a complete restore of the affected browser, is introduced. Compared to anti-virus traditional removal, manual removal is more efficient which requires certain levels of computer skills to perform.

Suggestions: If you are not qualified with sufficient computer knowledge to deal with this browser hijacker, contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for help now to delete this Get.default-page.com pop up hijacker and prevent things from getting worse:

The Hijacker Popup Screenshot

get.default-page.com-popup
* The above screenshot shows a random pop-up ad by this browser hijacker. The get.default-page.com hijacker contains lots of misleading information online. You will encounter many annoying pop ups on random websites trying to trick you into potential cyber scams. For instance, you can be told by a popup that your PC performance is poor and you are suggested to download certain program to enhance the performance. It is with these pop ups that the hijacker is able to get more malware onto your computer. Block all of these pop ups via removing the hijacker manually out of the system.

How to get rid of Get.default-page.com pop up adware from computer?
As mentioned above, manual removal is much more efficient and guarantees a successful uninstall of this adware from computer compared to anti-virus removal. As the browser hijacker is not only able to reset browser defaults to cause disorders, but adjust certain files and registry keys to make its effect last longer. Thus, besides from resetting browser defaults, uninstalling unknown extensions and clearing browsing histories manually, users will also need to check for program files and registry errors in order to completely fix this browser problem. A guide is contained below to walk you through the basic steps to remove the pop up hijacker.

Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Instructions

A step-by-step guide to remove the hijacker popup manually from Mozilla Firefox:

1. Windows Task Manager.
windows-task-manager

Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC; or pull up Run box from Start menu to type in taskmgr
Right click on items you want to end, select Go To Process
Click on End Process
or
Click on Processes tab
End process of all Firefox items/ Get.default-page.com popup hijacker

2. Delete virus files and adjust registries from system.
folder-options

Click on Start button
Control Panel
Search for “folder options” on top right corner
Click on View tab
Show hidden files, folders, and drives

C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\-
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\-

* Files and registries of the Get.default-page.com pop up adware can be changed or renamed time from time in order to keep the infection functioning longer. If you are not able to identify the related items, contact online experts for help instantly.

3. Reset Firefox.
clear-history-firefox

Click on Tools – Options
Under General tab – reset home page on Firefox
Under Privacy tab – clear browsing histories

4. Close out all the windows and restart the system to take effects.

Video guide on browser hijacker removal:

Alternatively, you can view this browser hijacker removal video guide directly on our website:

Conclusion

The annoying pop ups on your browsers can be caused by this Get.default-page.com hijacker. It is a major browser issue that can get on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari without users’ permission. What’s more, the browser hijacker cannot be stopped by most anti-virus programs. Hence, users will need to get rid of the pop ups manually. Besides from resetting browser settings, you will also need to uninstall unknown extensions on browsers that pop up without consent, look for PUPs on the computer and other potential threats that could be brought onto the system by this hijacker. The overall performance of the browsers as well as the system will be greatly affected and privacy may be put to unknown risks. Remove the hijacker from your computer now to avoid future consequences.

Note: Have tried different solutions online but none of them worked perfectly? Still have pop ups all over the web sites? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts for help now to completely remove the Get.default-page.com hijacker from your computer:

Published by Michael Myn & last updated on April 10, 2014 11:35 am

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