How to remove Cassiopesa virus from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

If you see 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. 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 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.

Cassiopesa Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Cassiopesa

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).
    Cassiopesa 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.
    Cassiopesa remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Cassiopesa and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Cassiopesa or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Cassiopesa and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa completely.
  • Remove Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Cassiopesa and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa completely.
  • Remove Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Cassiopesa and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa 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 Cassiopesa from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Cassiopesa completely.
  • Remove Cassiopesa 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 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.

Information added: 02/11/2016 11:20 PM;