Hello, can you help me get rid of Foryourweb.net?  This site has been on my computer for a couple of weeks, but my antivirus cannot detect and remove it. That is my daughter’s computer and she used it to finish homework, but now she cannot do anything on the Internet as pop ups always display on the screen. We don’t know much about computer, so we don’t know how to find out the infection and kick it off.

Description of Foryourweb.net Hijacker

Foryourweb.net is not a safe and reliable webpage to use as a homepage or search tool, but instead it is a browser hijacker which usually attacks such web browsers as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari. Foryourweb.net can work well with those browsers and will be hard to kick it off just by resetting the browser settings. Once it gets on your web browser, it will conduct different harmful actions to the infected browser and your computer. Foryourweb.net hijacker will change the homepage of your browser, and then replace the main search engine of the browser. Then you will have to use this strange page as the homepage and search tool to look up websites and things online. You will find that sometimes you cannot get the correct search results but something suspicious like strange links or sites. If you enter your favorite URL, you may be redirected to other webpage. And on those strange webpages, there are many different pop ups flooding on your screen. Those pop ups will take up more Internet resource and slow down Internet speed. When you are on the Internet, you may find browser gets stuck on a new tabs or browser crashes down when opening many tabs at the same time.  To avoid more problems and troubles, you’re suggested to remove Foryourweb.net soon you find it on your device.

Foryourweb.net hijacker not only can do harm to web browser but also can introduce other virus threat into computer by displaying those pop ups. Some pop ups are infected or carried with virus or malware, and when users click on it, the virus will soon drop on targeted computer soon. Even worse, if some virus can hijack your computer to let hackers to steal important info or track your online history to pilfer such crucial data as banking detail, credit card info or password. So you should be cautious to online activities to prevent it from accessing your computer. Don’t visit those unsafe websites, because those sites are usually infected with virus or malware. If you open those sites or click on something from page, threats will come into computer. Beside, this Foryourweb.net hijacker can also be bundled into free software installation package. When users install the software, Foryourweb.net hijacker will naturally get on computer. This browser hijacker can also enter your device by other ways like shareware, spam email and infected files and so on. Therefore, you need to be careful with your online tasks, don’t visit malicious sites or click on suspicious things to bring this nasty Foryourweb.net hijacker.

Main Traits of Foryourweb.net Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Foryourweb.net hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.

The Screenshot of Foryourweb.net Hijacker

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Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Foryourweb.net 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 Foryourweb.net hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Conclusion:

Foryourweb.net hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think Foryourweb.net redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this Foryourweb.net redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

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

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on August 20, 2015 4:00 am

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