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Browser Hijacker – Malware or virus that replaces existing internet browser settings.


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How to remove luckysearches.com (Virus Removal Guide)

The luckysearches.com virus (also known as luckysearches virus or Lucky Searches) is a term used to describe a search engine that is known to hijack the homepage, start page, a default search engines of Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Luckysearches employs multiple potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) in the browser hijacker category of computer infections in order to change existing internet browser settings and cause browser to redirect to luckysearches.com, search.yahoo.com, and other sponsored webpages.

How to remove Uninstall Master (Virus Removal Guide)

Uninstall Master by Polypower Technology Inc. (UninstallMaster) is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that bundles with other unwanted programs and uses collected browser data (such as all activities, bookmarks, and history) to serve targeted advertisements it feels internet users are most likely to click on. This program also changes existing internet browser settings in order to cause browser redirects to mystart.uninstallmaster.com and searches.uninstallmaster.com.

How to remove SearchMoose (Virus Removal Guide)

SearchMoose (also known as SearchMoose Downloader or Search Moose) is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and website with a bad online reputation. Many Windows and Mac users have placed frustrations with SearchMoose and the website searchmoose.com, stating that the program and webpage have taken over their browser’s homepage and default search engine causing browser redirects to searchmoose.com, search.searchmoose.com, and other webpages without consent.

How to remove o-o-6-o-o.com (Virus Removal Guide)

The o-o-6-o-o.com virus is a term used to describe a search engine that is promoted through multiple potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) in the browser hijacker category of computer infections. The o-o-6-o-o.com virus corrupts existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer, and causes each affected internet browser to redirect to o-o-6-o-o.com and other webpages.

How to remove TampaSystem (Virus Removal Guide)

The TampaSystem virus is a term used to identify a file titled tampasystem.dll, possible malware, and potential unwanted programs, mostly in the adware or browser hijacker categories of computer threats. The tampasystem.dll file is usually a sign of a computer infection or intrusion. Symptoms may include pop-up advertisements and browser redirects to sponsored webpages.

How to remove Websearch.searchitwell.info (Virus Removal Guide)

The Websearch.searchitwell.info virus is a term to identify a search engine that is promoted by multiple potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) in the browser hijacker category of computer threats. The Websearch.searchitwell.info virus is known to corrupt existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer, and cause affected internet browser to redirect to Websearch.searchitwell.info.

How to remove Websearch.coolwebsearch.info (Virus Removal Guide)

Websearch.coolwebsearch.info is a deceptive search engine that is promoted by multiple potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) in the browser hijacker category of computer threats. The Websearch.coolwebsearch.info virus is known to corrupt existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer, and cause affected internet browser to redirect to Websearch.coolwebsearch.info and other websites.

How to remove Rocket-find.com (Virus Removal Guide)

The Rocket-find.com virus is a term to identify a search engine that is promoted by multiple potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) in the browser hijacker category of computer threats. The Rocket-find.com virus is known to corrupt existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer, and cause affected internet browser to redirect to Rocket-find.com.

How to remove Orbitum (Virus Removal Guide)

Orbitum (also known as Orbitum browser by Orbitum Software LLC) is a potentially unwanted program in the browser hijacker category of computer threats that is known to access a computer system without user knowledge. Orbitum browser works as a standalone alternative internet browser for Windows or Mac, but appears alike Google Chrome (Chromium). Symantec Norton Antivirus software has this program detected as a WS.Reputation.1 because Orbitum browser is known to corrupt existing internet browser settings of Chrome, Firefoz, and Internet Explorer, generate pop-up advertisements, and cause browser redirects to orbitum.com and other websites.

How to remove websearch.look-for-it.info (Virus Removal Guide)

The websearch.look-for-it.info virus is a term to identify a search engine that is promoted by multiple potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) in the browser hijacker category of computer threats. The websearch.look-for-it.info virus is known to corrupt existing internet browser settings of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer, and cause affected internet browser to redirect to websearch.look-for-it.info.