How to remove 4-you.net hijacker?
There have been many complaints recently about the occurrence of 4-you.net in the home pages of many browsers today. Most likely though this issue occurs in Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Other browsers, of course, aren`t an exception and can be affected by this hijacker too.
Once the attack is successful, users will start facing 4-you.net to be set in the home pages of all their browsers. All their search queries will therefore be redirected through this domain. To look for the data via this hijacker is the waste of your time. Instead of any relevant entries you will see plenty of intrusive ads everywhere around. Also, you may be redirected to all kinds of unsafe domains, through which your PC may later on become more deeply infected with viruses.
How does 4-you.net get into my system?
Note that 4-you.net, just as many other cyber infections, is widely spread in the world wide web these days through being bundled by default with many other cost-free programs. You must be very careful not to permit any concealed installations to occur in your system without your consent or approval. Always read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) carefully to avoid any unwanted surprises from taking place in your computer. Good luck!
How to remove 4-you.net?
If you detect 4-you.net and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for 4-you.net:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with 4-you.net in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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):