Remove Keywords Hijacker from Chrome, Firefox, IE
Name of the threat:Keywords Hijacker
Command or file name:(*.*)
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
Transforms web browser's default search page to a ordained Internet site without buyer approval. Degrades total web browser firmness and execution. It also blocks admission to popularwide-area net resources like MSN or VeriSign. It is the entire family of Keywords hijackers that all attempt to reroute a web browser to the Keywords hijacker domain. Some Keywords hijackers infringe user privacy. Keywords hijackers cause World wide web browser inconstancy issues, repeated errors and general carrying out questions.
Keywords Hijacker intrusion method
Usually Keywords Hijacker comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to Keywords Hijacker. Keywords Hijacker copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (*.*). Then it creates new startup key with name Keywords Hijacker and value (*.*). You can also find it in your processes list with name (*.*) or Keywords Hijacker. Also, it can create folder with name Keywords Hijacker under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Keywords Hijacker, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Keywords Hijacker from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Keywords Hijacker, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Keywords Hijacker.
To get rid of Keywords Hijacker, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Keywords Hijacker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Keywords Hijacker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall Keywords Hijacker related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Keywords Hijacker entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Keywords Hijacker won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Keywords Hijacker Removal Tool.
Remove Keywords Hijacker related extensions from your browsers
Keywords Hijacker in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Keywords Hijacker. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Keywords Hijacker removal use Keywords Hijacker Removal Tool.
Keywords Hijacker can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to Keywords Hijacker before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:
Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.
Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Keywords Hijacker and (*.*) we received earlier:
SpyBot search and destroy search this keywordhijacker but unable to remove it.
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