If you see Cassiopesa.com website instead of your default home page, then Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer has been infected with browser hijacker, adware or potentially unwanted program. The emergence of this problem is caused by a program specially created to display advertisements or redirect users to sponsored websites. Cassiopesa.com is a browser hijacker which is closely related to Cassiopesa Browser (potentially unwanted program) which is usually gets on the computer when user installs a freeware programs, for example, download managers, torrent clients, text editors, etc. The Cassiopesa virus is integrated into the installation package of such programs and thus installing the required freeware application you are automatically infecting your computer.
Once the Cassiopesa malware is installed, every time you launch your browser, it will open Cassiopesa.com website. Besides, this malware from time to time can show a variety of advertisements in the form of pop-up ads or integrating them directly into the website that you visit. These ads will offer you to install additional “important” and “necessary” toolbars and tools to optimize your operating system and enhance your web browsing. In any situation do now click on those ads and especially do not download anything provided via those ads.
You should always be careful to what you are installing on your computer. The reason is simple, the program installer may contain unwanted or harmful program like Cassiopesa virus. Do not rush to press the Agree button on the user agreement window. Read it carefully, and moreover be careful when installing any programs. Always choose custom or advanced installation to have the complete control over what and where will be installed. This way you can avoid the infection of your PC with potentially unwanted programs like Cassiopesa malware. And most important, never install programs downloaded from unofficial websites or torrents. Keep your anti-virus program and antispyware updated to the latest versions. Also enable automatic updates of Windows and make sure that all available updates have been installed. If you are not sure, then you need to visit the Windows Update website, where you will be prompted what you need to update.
Sometimes users can get infected with Cassiopesa even when they install absolutely legal freeware program in which the developer didn’t put any additional programs. However, sometimes the developers of hosting websites can include some third party programs into the installer package. So, sometimes it’s worth to double check the advanced installation before installing the program downloaded from legitimate website.
To get rid of Cassiopesa virus, we recommend to follow our detailed, step-by-step manual removal instruction that you will find below this article. Perform all of the steps in the correct order and you will be able to remove Cassiopesa malware from your computer easily and quickly. Also, we recommend to try our automatic removal tool that can scan your whole system for malware and clean it up. All you will have to do is just to click few buttons.
Symptoms of Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the CASSIOPESA 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.