How to get rid of browser hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer is another malicious website that tries to attract the attention of Internet users by promising various features that other search engines cannot provide for some reasons. The main problem is that all of these promises are empty and in fact is just another browser hijacker that seeks for more infected victims in order to promote sponsored websites and affiliate products and make revenues. Users will never get what was promised, instead they will be annoyed by excessive advertising and redirects that will happen every time user tries to manually type the URL address of the website that he wants to visit.


Users who have been infected by hijack were expecting improved quality of browsing experience, but unfortunately now they are suffering from dramatically reduced computer’s performance and some of them even became victims of various scams and other kinds of cyber-crime. A great advice for all of the novice users – do you really think that a world dominant search engine Google and a billion company cannot compete with some third party private websites like If it would be possible google would create enhanced search algorithms and other things that are loudly promised by fake websites. When it comes to search engines, users don’t take it serious, but they should, because the search engine is the thing that connects your computer to the Internet and it is responsible for various things. If you use some fake search engine such as redirect, you are allowing it to collect your search queries, cookies, input information such as name, address, redirect you to wherever it wants. It is very dangerous to trust to unofficial and suspicious websites. Today, it is enough to enter to the malicious website to trigger the script that will infect your computer with Trojan, ransomware, keylogger and other kind of malware.

The most popular way of distribution of is via bundling with freeware programs. Usually these are hosted on torrent trackers or malicious software portals. The installer of the freeware is mostly modified and will install the whole package of promoted programs on victim’s computer if the last one doesn’t pay attention. To prevent this situation you should follow simple rules that will save you time and money on removing the infections. Firstly, avoid third party unofficial websites and torrents. Secondly, always read the EULA of the software that you pretend to install. And for the last, always opt for custom installation to be able to see additional programs included in the bundle.

If hijacker took control over your browser you can easily remove it by following our removal guide provided below. Just follow the steps in the correct order and you will clean your pc within few minutes. For those who have hijack on their computer for a quite long time, we recommend to download automatic removal tool that will scan your whole system and remove all of the malicious programs that could’ve been installed by redirect virus. Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for

Symptoms of infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for threat removal and it is easy to use.

You are running: Windows.
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Manual Removal Instruction for

Step 1
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs). remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program. remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them. remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled completely.
  • Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove completely.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove completely.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SAFE-WEB.TK and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 08/31/2016 09:15 PM;