My computer seems to be hacked by This has happened for couples of days. I was really upset with this thing. I can’t use my browser. This thing has taken over my browser. I was tried to fix it myself. But obviously I failed. I don’t know what happened. How did this thing get to my computer? I thought it will go away itself. How can I remove this virus? Can you tell me a useful way to remove this thing? Please help!!!

Something about browser hijacker is a malicious browser hijacker that can infect many well-known browsers including Google chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Opera. Once your computer gets infected, your browser settings will be alerted and your default homepage will be replaced by this browser hijacker. This browser hijacker can change your browser settings so you won’t be able to change your homepage back. This browser hijacker won’t allow you to do it. They want to force you to make a search on this browser hijacker website. When you make a search on it, it will redirect you to many unfamiliar websites which contain many ads and viruses. They aim to create traffics about the websites so that they can get more money from their sponsors. Those unfamiliar websites are not safe. You may get more infections by clicking any ads and pictures on those unsafe websites. Your computer will get more damages in this case.

Take a glimpse of this browser hijacker

How to remove manually

This browser hijacker will make your computer become slower and slower if you don’t remove this browser hijacker instantly. It can add some strange toolbars to your browser. These toolbars will link you unknown websites that contain many ads and virus. Please keep in mind that it is unsafe to click on those unknown toolbars. By the way, these toolbars are supposed to be the reason of making your computer get slow. These toolbars can eat up your computer resources. Once you find this on your computer, you should remove it immediately. If you don’t, your browser will be taken over and your personal information will be in danger. This browser hijacker is able to disable firewall and open a backdoor to the hijacker maker. In this circumstance, the hijacker maker can make a record of your browse habit and get your personal information like your banking detail, phone number and email.

How does this browser hijacker infect my computer?

You may get this browser hijacker in the following situations:

1 You received an unknown email telling you some weird messages and there is an attachment in this email. Due to the curiosity, you will click and download the attachment. But you never know that you have downloaded the browser hijacker at the same time.

2 When you surf on the Internet, you clicked on the pop-up ads accidently. After you clicked on the ads, you can get browser hijacker. The ads may contain the browser hijacker. Once you click on it, the browser hijacker will be downloaded to your computer silently.

3 You downloaded a freeware on the Internet, but you don’t know that the browser hijacker has been bundled with the freeware you downloaded. When you downloaded and installed the freeware to your computer, you will download the browser hijacker at the same time and you know nothing about it.

The characteristics of Browser Hijacker

– Install some strange add-ons and extensions to your browser.
– Slow down your browsed speed or even make your browser crash down
– Many annoying pop-ups are injected with the website you are visiting
– Other unwanted programs may be installed without your permission
– May record your browse habits and get your confidential information like banking detail, home address and phone number

If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.

NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:

The way to remove Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Browser Hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

1st: Press “Ctrl + Alt + Delete” keys together to open Windows Task Manager, then end all running processes. One of processes called random.


2nd: Please find Folder Option in Control Panel, tap View, then select Show hidden files and folders, non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended). Then click OK.


3rd: Go back to desktop then click on Start, then click on Control Panel
Then click on Add and Remove Programs, and find the program related to the browser hijacker then try to remove it.


4th: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Mozilla Firefox as an Example)

Click on the button which has tree lines, then click on Options

Firefox menu

Then type the URL you want into Home page box and then close this Options tab.

Firefox options
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Once you find this browser hijacker on your computer, don’t think that it is not harmful to your computer. You should pay attention to it and get it out of your computer as soon as you can. This browser hijacker can change your browser settings, homepage and search engine. When you turn on your computer, the browser hijacker will be executed automatically. The browser hijacker has taken over your browser and won’t allow you to change your homepage back. When you make a search on this browser hijacker, you will find that the results you got are not right and are all unfamiliar. Those websites you got contain many ads and virus. Once you access those websites and click on the ads, you will get more infections. Thus your computer will get more damages. When your computer gets infected, many toolbars will be added to your browser and those toolbars will link you to ads websites. Those toolbars will take up your computer resources. Hence, your computer will get sluggish or even crash down. What’s worse, the hijacker maker is able to get your personal information by this browser hijacker. This browser hijacker can disable the firewall then open a backdoor to the hijacker maker. It is unsafe for your personal information. No one knows what they will do to your personal information. Don’t want the hijacker know your personal information? You should remove this browser hijacker now.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 30, 2016 3:40 pm

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