How to get rid of browser hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer is a malicious web page that may appear after the installation of FaceMoods toolbar in your web browser. Many users installing Facemoods toolbar for several reasons. First of all because it is free. Secondly, it offers numerous emoticons and smileys that user can use in social networks and chats. However, the other side of the coin is that Facemoods toolbar changes your default homepage and search engine and affects your system. Various modifications will be performed without user’s knowledge and authorization. It is highly recommended to remove hijacker as well as Facemoods toolbar from your computer as soon as possible. is widely distributed via freeware applications including Facemoods browser extension, pdf readers, mp3 converters, pc boosters and other. Mostly those programs can be downloaded via torrents or from unofficial software portals. Sometimes the freeware developers don’t even know that their products were bundled with some malware, so you cannot blame them. Usually the malicious websites doing that automatically and include a malicious software into the installer. The best way to avoid the installation of malware is to avoid visiting dubious websites and downloading junk from them. However, if you are risky, you should be careful and read attentively the EULA, look at the checkboxes below the EULA, often they are asking for user’s permission to setup this or another homepage and search engine or install some additional software. And the last step – choose the advanced installation option to be able to select what you want to install on your computer and remove all additional program from the installation. is a browser hijacker and it is different from the virus, even though, it has similar traits. However, the antivirus software won’t be able to detect or Facemoods toolbar as dangerous and therefore you have to be careful and watch what you are installing. Also, users won’t be able to locate the uninstaller.exe of these malicious programs, neither you will find it in the control panel under the installed programs. hijack will try to protect itself from the removal and will hide everywhere in your system.

To completely remove redirect virus you will need to follow our manual removal instructions provided below. Perform all of the steps in the correct order and you will clean up your computer from hijacker. However, if you prefer to remove automatically you can always download automatic removal tool that will scan your system for malware and provide you with the list of threats found. All you will have to do is just to select programs that you want to remove and hit the remove button. All of the threats will be eliminated and your privacy will be secured. Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for

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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 START.FACEMOODS.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: 02/20/2016 05:17 PM;