QueryExplorer.com is a browser hijacker that is identical to many others. It must have gotten into your system when you installed free software and did not notice it attached. It will not directly harm your computer as that is not its goal. It aims to make income for sponsored pages from pay-per-click revenue and uses you to achieve that. You will find that your browser’s settings have been altered and you are experiencing random redirects to weird websites. You could even be taken to malicious domains, where malware is lurking. You need to uninstall QueryExplorer.com.
Low-lever infections like QueryExplorer.com use the bundling method to install onto computers. You must have recently installed free software that had QueryExplorer.com attached to it. When installing software, especially the free kind, you always need to use Advanced mode. In those settings, you will be able to view what has been added to the freeware. If there is something, just uncheck the boxes next to the bundled items and that will prevent them from installing. If you choose Default settings, however, you will end up installing what has been added. And you will not even realize until it is too late. Always use Advanced and you will not have to remove QueryExplorer.com or similar.
If QueryExplorer.com is installed onto your computer, you will find that it has been set as your homepage and new tabs. It affects all major browsers so not matter if you open Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you will be taken to QueryExplorer.com. You will be even more irritated when you cannot change the settings back. You would first need to uninstall QueryExplorer.com from your system. So until you do so, you are stuck with this virus. Your anti-malware software might immediately react and warn you about potentially unwanted content found on the site. Your security software blocking access to the website should ring warning bells. If you proceed to enter the website, you will see many articles and a search engine that generates results via Google. We do not suggest pressing on any of the provided articles as you might taken to weird websites. QueryExplorer.com may aim to generate pay-per-click revenue for some sponsored websites, and we doubt you want to take part in that. You might even run into malware, eventually. We suggest you remove it.
A simple removal tool for QueryExplorer.com virus:
QueryExplorer.com virus removal instructions
First, install GridinSoft Trojan Killer Portable on your computer.
Open the program and choose the type of scan you want to run (Recommended Full):
Wait few minutes untill scanning process is over:
Click on “Cure PC!” button to delete QueryExplorer.com virus:
STEP 4 (Optional)
Use the reset browser settings tool of Trojan Killer Portable. It will return your browser to a normal state in case of infection. Return to main screen and open Reset Browser menu:
STEP 5 (Optional)
Choose the options you’d like to return to its default state and press Reset:
We hope this simple removal guide and out tool helped you to deal with QueryExplorer.com virus and removed it completely from your computer. If it didn’t, or if you have any questions you can leave a comment below or contact out Support team.