Monday, January 25, 2016 Hijacker Removal Guide – How to Get Rid of from Infected Browsers?

These days, some computer users complain that their internet browsers, usually Chrome, Firefox, IE, and even Microsoft Edge have been hijacked by a questionable site. What is it? How to remove it? This article has provided you more details.

What is is a questionable browser hijacker that will hijack your browser default home page and search engine. It is related to an annoying and troublesome program called Gamer Gap by SaferBrowser. This browser hijacker can mess up your internet browsing and trigger a series of problems to your computer. You should remove it in time to avoid further troubles. usually comes bundled with other suspected third party software. Once you install these infected software that might have related contents in the installation package, you will suffer a series of troubles by this annoying site. Here are some examples –

  • It will change your browser home page and search engine;
  • It will redirect your web page to suspected or unwanted domain if you click the ads or links on it;
  • It will alter your search results and inject a lot of ads and banners;
  • It will drop some PUP.Optional infections and add unwanted extensions to your browsers;
  • It will collect your browsing data and steal your important personal information;
  • It will also slow your computer and demand more time to load a web page.

To sum up, it is troublesome and even dangerous to have and related threats in your computer. You can follow the guide blew to completely remove it.

How to Remove

Method 1: Automatically Remove Browser Hijacker with SpyHunter

It is not very difficult to remove this browser hijacker if you grasp the special characteristics. However, may people are lack in expertise computer knowledge. So it is recommended to remove it by using SpyHunter – An adaptive spyware detection and removal tool that delivers ongoing protection against the latest malware, trojans, rootkits and malicious software.

Click the icon to get SpyHunter

Download SpyHunter

After all the installation processes, you can fix all the detected threats.

(SpyHunter offers free scanner for malware detection. You have the choice of buying SpyHunter for malware removal.)

SpyHunter-Fix threats

Method 1: Watch Relevant Removal Video for Help

Method 2: Manually Erase from IE/FF/Chrome

Step 1: End suspicious process in Windows Task Manager.

Right click the blank Windows Taskbar and select Start Task Manager to open. If your IE is infected and stuck in, you should end the main iexplorer.exe. FF and Chrome are respectively corresponding to firefox.exe and chrome.exe.

Step 2: Remove from Control Panel.

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Slide the mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Click Settings on the Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove
Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove
Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall

Step 3: Erase from IE. 

Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.

 Navigate to Search Providers, remove from the list and enable the one you want.

Follow the pictures below to get back your Home Page. If you fail to remove this website, you can reset your browser settings.

Delete random URL in the homepage box and type in or other.

Step 3: Delete from FF.

Open Firefox, simultaneously tap Alt+T keys and select Options. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Type in or other. and click OK.

Open Firefox, press Alt + H, and select Troubleshooting Information > Refresh...

Step 4: Erase from Chrome.

Click on the Customize icon(wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar. Select Settings from the drop-down list and then navigate to  Search > Manage search engines…Click X on the URL of the search tool you want to remove. Click Done.

Find Show advanced settings...and then go to Reset settings.

After finishing all these steps, you may have already get rid of this browser hijacker. Good luck to you.

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