MgAssist.exe hijacker refers to the malicious family. It is developed by hackers to inject into the browser, change its parameters and start rude and annoying advertising. A slew of pop-ups in the browser, constant redirects to the random sites with suspicious content. Your computer is likely to have infection that spoils browser session. In some cases users do not know about the threat appearance for a long time as they used to come across with pop-ups before.
It is really important to say that MgAssist.exe hijacker modifies the settings of the internet browser such as the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge and many others without users direct intention. The problem is them users cannot turn them back then. If you want to make sure that you have MgAssist.exe on your computer, check Task Manager, if it shows Mobogenie folder, your device suffers from a hijacker.
The huge number of pop-ups MgAssist.exe generates is an irritating thing but not only this can make you mad. This hijacker is able to redirect you to different unknown websites where you can find nothing useful. Somehow they forward you to porn sites, and this is not appropriate in case your children use the computer. You will get tired to see constant alerts about urgent necessity to install a lot of helpful tools that are junk programs in reality. No doubt, the troubles with PC performance will start as soon as redirects and ads. The virus is going to mess the device up more and more. All-in-all, you will have no choice, we recommend you not to wait till the last moment and propose a reliable solution right now.
To eliminate MgAssist.exe hijacker urgently use anti-malware scanner. It is helpful program that can track potentially unwanted objects, delete them and fix infected browsers. Our GridinSoft Anti-Malware tool is easy and effective. It can help you with all unwanted rubbish on your computer and keep the system safe. We prepared a simple guide to teach you how to detect the threats, delete them and reset the browser.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the MgAssist.exe virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.