How to remove Gangnamgame.net from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer (Hijacker Removal Guide)

Gangnamgame.net is technically not a virus, it’s just a website that may hijack the most popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Opera. The website itself is not harmful, however if gangnamgame.net appears in your web browser as default homepage it means that your computer is being infected with some malware program, which is harmful. Since users are forced to view gangnamgame.com webpage it means only one thing, we are dealing with a malware that can be classified as browser hijacker. This kind of malware is dangerous, because browser hijackers may change system registry, network and browser configurations without user’s knowledge. Today you are forced to see gangnamgame.com and tomorrow you might be redirected to some malicious website with harmful scripts that might stole your personal information.

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Once installed, Gangnamgame.net browser hijacker changes system registry in order to be able to startup automatically. We found that this entry was modified by hijacker: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun. After affecting your system registry this adware may also block various system tools, for example, after being infected with Gangnamgame.net we were unable to execute regedit.exe program (Microsoft Registry Editor).The infection came with freeware programs. We have noticed that Gangnamgame.net adware is usually bundled with freeware and shareware programs hosted on unofficial websites. Also, nowadays becomes popular to include malware in game cracks and mods provided by third party. We do not recommend downloading programs and mods from third parties, otherwise you are risking to install some virus on your computer.

Gangnamgame.net hijacker will display numerous pop-up advertisements and banners. This adware may be intrusive and will provide you with ads whether you want it or not. This will affect the performance of your browser and computer in overall. If you open a task manager you might see various unfamiliar processes that consume a lot of system resources. Sometimes the adware may disguise itself into some system process, but you will see that it consumes an excessive amount of system resources. It mostly happens because malware is monitoring your activity in real time. All of your browsing habits, favorite webpages and recent searches are being collected and transferred to the third party for commercial purposes in order to provide you with ads based on your interests. Also, the adware might collect your personal information like logins and passwords, emails and even online banking information and expose it to the cyber criminals. Infected users are risking to lose everything, therefore we advise you to get rid of Gangnamgame.net browser hijacker as soon as possible. Follow our comprehensive removal guide below and you will be able to completely uninstall the adware from your computer. If you are having difficulties with manual removal you might try our automatic removal tool that will find and remove every single malware that hides deep in your system.

Gangnamgame.net Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Gangnamgame.net

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

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the GANGNAMGAME.NET 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: 09/22/2015 04:43 PM;