How do I get rid of hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer is a malicious program also known as browser hijacker. It can easily change user’s browser’s settings and set itself as a default home page, search engine and even may install additional programs like toolbars or plugins, all of that without user’s authorization. Most of the times, it is spread via freeware and shareware programs on the Internet. As soon as gets into user’s computer it will immediately add some entries into the system registry to be able to startup automatically on every pc boot. If you choose for daily browsing on the Internet, you should be aware that in most of the times the search results provided by this redirect virus will be bogus and filled with sponsored ads, banners and in-text links to dubious websites.

mysearchtoolbar-hijacker-removal hijacker can keep track of your online activity, spy on your emails and chats and collect the history of the websites that you recently visited. All of the information gathered by from your computer will be sent to a third party for commercial purposes. Note, that that information may include not only the browsing history and search queries, but also, your confidential information such as logins and passwords, even credit cards details and home address, phone number, etc. at first looks like legitimate website that provides search engine, however, you may notice sponsored already on the homepage. Also, this hijacker can easily get into the most famous web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. can slip through your anti-virus and firewall security software, because it is technically not a virus. browser hijacker same as other malware programs is widely spread over the Internet by bundling together with freeware programs like pc tuners, registry cleaners and download managers. The developers of freeware programs want to somehow monetize their free programs, so they agree to include malware in the bundle for some fee. That’s how they make revenue from freeware programs and malware developers are making much more by infecting innocent users and forcing them to view numerous ads daily. However, there are rules that freeware developers can’t break, like mentioning additional products included in bundle in EULA and provide custom installation option for users to be able to choose what they want to install and what not. Since most of the users skip EULA and opt for express installation they are getting infected.

To uninstall homepage and search from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer we recommend you to follow our detailed removal guide written below. However, there is also an option for automatic removal with the help of our removal tool which was specifically developed to protect users from browser hijacker and other adware. Simply download and install the program, and scan your computer. The removal process is very intuitive and within a few clicks you will get rid of hijack. 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.

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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 MYSEARCHTOOLBAR.COM 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: 09/25/2015 06:03 PM;