Zhinku.info or Zhinku.info/i/home.html is nothing more than just a website with search engine what allows user find anything on the Internet. But as always, it`s just another browser hijacker. This site provides many coupons and sales while you are using it. Unfortunately Zhinku.info can easily infect all kinds of browsers include Google Chrome, Opera, Mozila, Edge, Safari, Internet Explorer and others. Zhinku.info will just redirect you to another search engine every time you try to find anything. This browser hijacker can also track your browsing activity and transfer it to the third parties. There are many alike viruses on the Internet like – search.searchlff.com, Search.searchltto.com or Newtab.club, so be careful if your homepage change randomly.
Often virus like Zhinku.info appear after you install freeware from the Internet. Be really careful when you are installing any program (especial free) from the Internet. Be careful with program what you download from suspicious sites, most of them have bundled with other software, so never allow install such program with `Custom` options. One simple rule can protect your computer from virus attack in the future. This site, like many other browser hijackers will bring mess to your computer. This means that it will change your homepage, your default search engine and etc. Zhinku.info will also track some your private information and transfer it to the third parties. We highly recommend to remove Zhinku.info from your computer immediately.
Zhinku.info hijacker removal tool:
Removal guide for Zhinku.info hijacker:
STEP 1. Download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
STEP 2. Perform a scan for Zhinku.info hijacker:
STEP 3. Apply actions to detected items:
When scanning process is over, select “Move to quarantine” in top right corner and click “Apply” at the bottom.
NOTE: It is advised to check the box in bottom left corrner “Create Restore Point“. This will allow you to return to that point in your system, befor our program removed detected files.
STEP 4. Reset your browser settings:
NOTE: We advise you to save your data in all active browser windows, this step will close all sessions!
Go to “Tools” tab – click “Reset Browser Settings“. In the first column, you need to choose your internet browser that is infected with Zhinku.info hijacker. In second column, we advise you to choose “Start page” and “Search engines” options. But you may correct them as you wish. If you don’t know what to choose, then follow our advice.
STEP 5. Turn on On-Run Protection:
Go to “Protection” tab and click “Start” button. This will turn on a “On-Run Protection” in GridinSoft Anti-malware. When this feature enabled, our program will prevent malicious activities on your computer. If some malware or adware will try to install itself on your computer – it will be immediatly blocked by our program.
Here is a video on how to remove hijackers (and not only!) with GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Prevention tips on how to avoid being reinfected with Zhinku.info hijacker:
- Don’t click on any advertisements on the web! You can be redirected on a potentially viral or phishing page.
- Don’t download or open any files from your email! Millions of malicious files are spreading through email spam messaging, open attached files only if you absolutely sure in who sent this message.
- Avoid suspicious website! Cyber criminals are created whole website to fool users and make them download malicious and bundled program from there.
- Use anti-malware software!
- Perform a scan at least once a week! In GridinSoft Anti-Malware you can do it automaticly by setting up a scheduled scan.
- Don’t install or download files from shady and unreliable websites! This one is important, more than 50% of infected users were infected with such scam.
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