The internet is full of different web pages developed by cyber criminals. The Lupny.com page is considered as one of such pages, it silently installs on your browser and changes some settings. Because of this behavior, this page can be dangerous and undesirable, therefore, you should remove this page as soon as possible.
Viruses like this are spreading across the web every day. Cyber criminals are using a lot of installation methods and tricks to do that. Bundled installers, wrapped downloaders, viral redirects and advertisements, spam messaging, all these methods are very popular even today.
After successful installation of Lupny.com virus, you will start to see this page every time you open your browser. During the installation, this virus alters some browser settings, which allows this page to be displayed on every start. Usually, options like a home page and a default search engine will show Lupny.com url. But there are also other ways to make you browser show particular page on a start. Sometimes hijackers are adding parameters in browser shortcuts, these actions will be executed before browser starts, which allows hijackers to redirect all possible pages on itself. These are the reasons why we advise you to remove Lupny.com virus and scan your computer for possible threats inside.
Lupny.com hijacker removal tool:
Removal guide for Lupny.com hijacker:
STEP 1. Download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Download the installation file and click “Install“.
STEP 2. Perform a scan for Lupny.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 Lupny.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 Lupny.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.