There’s something wrong with my laptop, the explorer has been gone haywire for a while. My homepage was directed by, my favorite sites had taken place by some unknown advertisement sites, the perpetual pop-up ads kept annoying me from time to time. The worst thing is, it even downloaded some programs I don’t want without my permission. Most of the function buttons on the explorer are disable to use, right now, I can’t even read a whole news. This happenned after I downloaded a photo editor which is recommended by one of my email. I uninstalled my explorer and reinstalled it, nothing seems to be changed, I’m already frustrated, could someone tell me how to get rid of this hijacker?

Brief Introduction to Hijacker Hijacker is another browse hijacker recently spread on the internet, it’s a fraudulent online survey which belongs to adware kind. Like typical characteristic of many other hijackers, you’ll first see your explorer’s home page has replaced by without asking for your approval, ads will appear when you are searching the web, your home page or new tab will resolve to on start-up, endless advertisements will be shown anywhere on your screen, as underlined keywords, pop-up ads promos, raffles etc. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, the main reason for the creators who make such hijacker is that they can gain profit from it. Normally, your computer may get this adware from third-party application, from various programs provide for free. Without your knowledge, the adware gets installed together with the downloaded freeware. Anyway, with many different reason, there still victims may or may not willingly download freeware bundled with hijacker. Once installed, the hijacker can be saved clandestine. So, redirect could mess up your browsers, different homepage, wrong browsers setting, failure buttons, and ads take up most of the space of your screen. It may not allow you to open websites which you visit most of time, especially security kind. Hijacker Screenshot Hijacker could be the very annoying for some computer users once installed , not just about the eternal pop-up ads, but all devious web pages that can lead to downloading of another adware or identity theft. The search engine such as google, bing etc are fail to use, because it will always redirect to The hijacker may also be activated each time you start or reboot your system, simply unload explorer or change another one won’t change anything. Anyhow, do not treat this as a small problem or ignore it, you should remove it quick, otherwise it may lead you to a bigger problem some day, what’s worse, some cyber criminals may take advantage of your private info or data. By the way, you should always pay attention when installing free software, especially, a software installer includes optional installs. Pay more attention to options, it could be a Trojan in it. You’d better deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place. For the safe of you and your computer, please remove this hijacker at once!

The properties of Infected Computer

-Can change your homepage to which cannot be detected by the anti-virus program

-Can pop up many ads you don’t want and provide you junk links, make you unable to surf the internet

-Can create more junks and make your computer run slowly which properly lead your computer to blue screen

-Can download unnecessary programs automatically, some may harm your computer system

-Can screw up the settings of your browser and very hard for inexperience users to change it back

-Can be taken use by hackers with your private information and data for unlawful act

NOTE: If any of these properties show on your PC, your computer probably got infected with Hijacker. And believe or not, someone will be driven crazy by this pop-up ads and any other things. If you don’t have sufficient knowledge of computer, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker for you.

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

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

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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Anyway, no one wants to get Hijacker or other similar kind on his computer, because once he found his computer was infected by adware, he probably may get into a rage, the never ending pop-up ads, or it will even ask you to fill-up some forms, all about private information like full name, email address, credit card information, and mobile number. Believe or not, it will kill your patient if you found that hijacker in your computer, there will be various ads popping up and your browser is hijacked by a redirect, no matter how hard you try to close all the ads or change back your homepage, it won’t help. Your browsers will go haywire, It will take twice or more time for your explorer to load up the web site or even show nothing, and your website will keep redirecting, that’s crazy! Otherwise your computer may run slower, the network is not stable. That’s not the worst, it’ll download malicious software by force which will make use of your sensitive info. What’s more, it may lead the operating system crashes down if you keep annoying the issue. So my point is, remove Hijacker as soon as possible, your hesitation will put you in dangerous situation. However, at present, manual removal still can be the most effective way to get rid of this kind of hijacker or other similar kind of virus from your PC. Manual removal will be the best way to get rid of the Price Slicer Adware from Computer.

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

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 22, 2014 2:34 pm

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