Getting rid of hijacker

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Technically, is surely not a virus, even though many regular PC users call it exactly like that. It will be more correct to speak about this sort of infection as browser hijacker, since it modifies your default search engine settings and changes the home page of all your available browsers.

In the majority of the cases this hijacker is often integrated by default with other free programs. You may notice Results Hub to be specified in the list of legally installed applications of your PC, plus you will notice that this adware installed its own add-ons (extensions) into your browser. Looking for the relevant data through will not really give you any decent search results.

How does get into my system?

Once again, remember that it is of utmost importance for you to be very careful when dealing with freeware. Many cost-free applications are by default integrated with the installers of many free programs. Users therefore need to be very careful whenever they install them. It is necessary not to permit any concealed installations to occur in their systems without user`s approval or permission

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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