How get rid of Lijit.com hijacker (detailed guide)
Lijit.com is classified as a hijacker. The unwanted application sneaks into your personal computer undetected (generally, it comes without your solution or knowledge) and then makes a full mess. Do what’s best for you and your system, and remove lijit.com as soon as you first realize it has invaded your personal computer. This article will help you to delete it as soon as possible.
Once installed, it will redirect you to unverified web pages. It will attack all popular web browsers, such as FireFox, IE, Chrome. This nasty hijacker reveals its presence by replacing your regular start page and default search engine. The program is designed to display numerous ads and redirect users to malicious web sites. If you get rid of lijit.com in time, you’ll spare yourself a lot of headaches and problems.
How does Lijit.com get into my system?
Lijit.com is commonly bundled with other free applications. So, if you are the one who prefers installing free programs on a regular basis, make sure you always know ahead of time what exactly you are going to install into the operating system in addition to the major software of your choice. So, if you are the one who prefers installing free programs on a regular basis, make sure you always know ahead of time what exactly you are going to install into the operating system in addition to the major software of your choice.
Removal tool for Lijit.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft AntiMalware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft AntiMalware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Lijit.com in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware 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:
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 AntiMalware 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):