When I open chrome, I always get a site named Zlappy.com. I never experienced this problem before until 2 days ago. I never visited this site before and don’t know how could it just appear. I have restarted my computer but this site is still there. I want to get my homepage back and I can’t. Could you please help me? I want to set google.com as my homepage and don’t want to use this strange site again. What do I do?
Description of Zlappy.com Browser Hijacker
Zlappy.com is one kind of browser hijacker that could make computer chaotic. Its URL is Zlappy.com which you can see on its address bar. Once your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, you should pay attention to it and remove it immediately from your computer. You are not supposed to ignore it and use it as usual. This browser hijacker is a malicious infection. It has been distributed widely on the Internet and mostly has infected many online windows computer users. Generally, it infects popular browsers like Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge. No matter how many browsers you have on your computer, once one of them are infected, others will also be infected soon. Additionally, restarting your computer won’t help to get rid of this browser hijacker. The effective way to remove this browser hijacker is to remove it manually.
Take a Glimpse of This Browser Hijacker
As soon as your computer gets infected by this Zlappy.com browser hijacker, your browser settings will be altered immediately. The default homepage will be changed to this browser hijacker webpage and search engine will also be changed. Every time you run your browser, you will immediately get redirected to this browser hijacker. You will have no ability to change your homepage back and fake search engine will make your search result contain many ads. In addition, after you search something on this browser hijacker, you may be misled to visit the advertiser’s websites which could cause your computer to get other malicious infections. Thus it is smart to get rid of this browser hijacker without hesitate. Furthermore, this browser hijacker could slow down the infected computer. After your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, when you reboot your computer, you will find that it takes more time to start up and load webpage. Your computer become sluggish and if you want to make your computer fast again, you need to remove this Zlappy.com browser hijacker first or your computer will get slow again. And there is a possibility that your computer could crash down, so it is important that you should remove it without delay.
The properties of Zlappy.com Browser Hijacker
– Can change the browser settings and it is so hard to change back.
– Could make your browser slower and slower then crash down
– Change the search engine, when you search on this hijacker, the results are not you wanted.
– Can get your sensitive information like credit card accounts, phone call number and your home address
– May add some weird tool bars to your browser, and these tool bars may link to many ads websites.
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 Zlappy.com. Welcome to Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
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, Shift and Esc keys at the same time to open the Windows task Manager. Then click the “Processes” tab at the top to find the suspicious processes to stop them.
1st: Press “Ctrl + Alt + Delete” keys together to open Windows Task Manager, then end all Discoverreceipt.com 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 Discoverreceipt.com 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
Then type the URL you want into Home page box and then close this Options tab.
Please think twice if you want to ignore Zlappy.com browser hijacker. This browser hijacker is not as malicious as virus but it also has the ability to mess up the infected computer. When it infects the online computer successfully, the browser settings will be changed and you will find that you always get this browser hijacker webpage no matter when you run your browser. In addition, you will get many ads after you make a search on this browser hijacker and this is because the search engine of your browser has been altered to a fake one. If you access one of the ads by mistake, your computer may get other infections instantly. This Zlappy.com browser hijacker also could slow down your computer and if you don’t remove it in time, your computer could crash down. What’s worse, it could monitor your online activity and get your personal data like bank detail, login password and locations. Therefore, it is necessary to remove this browser hijacker manually and completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 11, 2017 7:46 am