How to get rid of GoToFindIt.com homepage and search from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

GoToFindIt.com is a browser hijacker program, which was developed to make revenues by redirecting infected users to sponsored websites and installing sponsored potentially unwanted programs and malware. The design of GoToFindIt.com page is minimalistic, search bar in the middle and quick links to favorite websites below. Also users may search on web, images, videos and maps. But I just want to warn you that using GoToFindIt.com is not safe and even dangerous, because it is an ad supported web platform that hosts numerous malicious infections and it will try to infect your computer. All of the search results provided by GoToFindIt.com will be fake and mixed with in-text links, pop-up ads and banners. Clicking on those ads will get you in trouble, you will be redirected to questionable websites and some malware programs will be automatically downloaded and installed on your computer without your knowledge.

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As soon as GoToFindIt.com gets into your system it will change browsers settings in order to appear as your default homepage, search engine and even as a new tab. With time you may find some additional toolbars, add-ons and extensions installed into your web browsers without your authorization. GoToFindIt.com browser hijacker can inject its malicious code into the most popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Since GoToFindIt.com is not considered as a virus by anti-virus programs it can easily sneak into the system and change system settings, and open a breach for other malware programs. It can disable anti-virus protection as well as firewall and block an access to famous anti-virus software websites. By modifying network settings and host file GoToFindIt.com hijacker can redirect user anywhere. If you have typed google.com in your browser but got redirected to GoToFindIt.com or any other website, you should know that your network settings had been modified and now your privacy may be compromised and third party may get your personal information. Therefore, you should immediately get rid of GoToFindIt.com browser hijacker.

Most of the times users getting GoToFindIt.com hijacker installed on their computer by clicking on spam links, pop-up ads or installing freeware programs such as pdf readers, pc tuners, mp3 converters from unofficial websites and torrents. Usually those kinds of programs are always bundled with third party products like GoToFindIt.com hijacker. During the installation you should see in the license agreement that the freeware program contains optionally downloads, but if you skip that part and don’t opt for custom installation you will install the whole package. The best way to avoid the infection is to avoid suspicious websites and always read carefully license agreement of the programs before installing. If you already found that your default homepage and search were changed to GoToFindIt.com without your consent, then we strongly advise you to start cleaning your computer from the browser hijacker infection with the help of our step-by step removal guides written below. Use our automatic removal tool to scan your computer for malware and clean it with just a few clicks.

Gotofindit.com Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Gotofindit.com

Step 1
UNINSTALL GOTOFINDIT.COM AND RELATED PROGRAMS
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).
    Gotofindit.com 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.
    Gotofindit.com remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Gotofindit.com and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Gotofindit.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Gotofindit.com remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE GOTOFINDIT.COM FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • 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 Gotofindit.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Gotofindit.com and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Gotofindit.com 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 google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com completely.
  • Remove Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Gotofindit.com and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com completely.
  • Remove Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Gotofindit.com and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com 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 Gotofindit.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Gotofindit.com completely.
  • Remove Gotofindit.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL GOTOFINDIT.COM REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the GOTOFINDIT.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: 10/01/2015 05:32 PM;