The FunnyPage123.com page appear in your browser after your computer was infected with this hijacker. This page is a simple browser hijacker that sneaks inside of your system without your permission and changes some of your browser settings for its own benefit.
There are a lot of different installation techniques for hijackers. The FunnyPage123.com page may appear in your browser after the installation of some freeware program that you downloaded from the internet. Most cyber criminals using this trick to spread their malicious software among users. They are wrapping them inside the installation of other programs, making simple users to skip any important installation options.
The FunnyPage123.com page breaks in and changes some of your browser settings, like a homepage and a default search provider. These options will be set on FunnyPage123.com website, you will see it every time you open your browser or use a search from it. Although this page looks fine and absoluely normal, it is a browser hijacker that can collect and store information on its users. Also, sometimes you can notice adverts and pop-ups on a search results page, they could be viral and redirect you to phishing pages. Opening such pages can do a lot of damage to your system. We strongly advised you to get rid of the FunnyPage123.com page and scan your computer for any other malicious activity. Follow the removal guide below to deal with this threat.
FunnyPage123.com hijacker removal tool:
Removal guide for FunnyPage123.com hijacker:
STEP 1. Download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Download the installation file and click “Install“.
STEP 2. Perform a scan for FunnyPage123.com hijacker:
Start GridinSoft Anti-Malware – go to “Scan” tab – click “Quick Scan“. If you start program for the first time, this tab will be selected by default and “Quick Scan” will be launched automaticly.
STEP 3. Apply actions to detected items:
When scanning process is over, select “Move to quarantine” in top right corner and click “Apply” at the bottom.
NOTE: It is advised to check the box in bottom left corrner “Create Restore Point“. This will allow you to return to that point in your system, befor our program removed detected files.
STEP 4. Reset your browser settings:
NOTE: We advise you to save your data in all active browser windows, this step will close all sessions!
Go to “Tools” tab – click “Reset Browser Settings“. In the first column, you need to choose your internet browser that is infected with FunnyPage123.com hijacker. In second column, we advise you to choose “Start page” and “Search engines” options. But you may correct them as you wish. If you don’t know what to choose, then follow our advice.
STEP 5. Turn on On-Run Protection:
Go to “Protection” tab and click “Start” button. This will turn on a “On-Run Protection” in GridinSoft Anti-malware. When this feature enabled, our program will prevent malicious activities on your computer. If some malware or adware will try to install itself on your computer – it will be immediatly blocked by our program.
Here is a video on how to remove hijackers (and not only!) with GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Prevention tips on how to avoid being reinfected with FunnyPage123.com hijacker:
- Don’t click on any advertisements on the web! You can be redirected on a potentially viral or phishing page.
- Don’t download or open any files from your email! Millions of malicious files are spreading through email spam messaging, open attached files only if you absolutely sure in who sent this message.
- Avoid suspicious website! Cyber criminals are created whole website to fool users and make them download malicious and bundled program from there.
- Use anti-malware software!
- Perform a scan at least once a week! In GridinSoft Anti-Malware you can do it automaticly by setting up a scheduled scan.
- Don’t install or download files from shady and unreliable websites! This one is important, more than 50% of infected users were infected with such scam.
If you still have any questions or your problem wasn’t solved – submit a ticket to our friendly support team.