How to remove hijacker?

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The problem with the operation of hijacker occurs when users download and install some freeware into their PCs. So, when you surf the web and especially while installing freeware, make sure you first read the End User License Agreements of all free applications you intend to make the part of your PC. hijacker hijacker

Anyway, got installed into your system. So, what can be done to get rid of it in an effective way? This guide will furnish you with the proper and relevant information dedicated to the issue of its proper deletion. First of all, the hijacker will change the home page of your browser into this parameter. You will be therefore suggested to surf the web through it all the time.

How does hijacker get into my system?

In fact, does not really furnish you with any relevant data. So, there is absolutely no use from keeping it enabled. The quicker you eliminate it from your PC with GridinSoft Anti-Malware, the better. Finally, we again remind you to be careful not to permit any hidden installations to occur in your PC.

Removal tool for hijacker:

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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 hijacker 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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