Gofindgo.com is a web site what what looks like an average site with search engine and allow user to find what they need on the Internet. Unfortunately, this is another browser hijacker what install on your computer without any notifications and will infect all browsers on your computer (Google Chrome, Opera, Mozila, Edge, Safari, Internet Explorer and other). Gofindgo.com will just redirect you to another search engine every time you try to find anything. This browser hijacker can also track your browsing activity and transfer it to the third parties. This site has similar functions like other popular browser hijackers on the Internet – Amisites.com and GoGameGo.
Browser hijacker like Gofindgo.com can be installed with other free program what you get from the Internet or if your system already infect with another virus. Always check a very additional options and never allow app install with `Custom` options. Always check `Advanced` option, so you can cancel installations of unwanted programs.
This site, like many other browser hijackers will bring mess to your computer. This means that it will change your homepage, your default search engine and etc. Gofindgo.com will also track some your private information and transfer it to the third parties. The big mound of virus can steal personal information, logins or passwords or even destroy the whole system. We highly recommend to remove this malicious site from your computer immediately.
Gofindgo.com hijacker removal tool:
Removal guide for Gofindgo.com hijacker:
STEP 1. Download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
STEP 2. Perform a scan for Gofindgo.com hijacker:
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 Gofindgo.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 Gofindgo.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.