How to remove hijacker form Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer might appear in user’s web browser with different kind of pop-up messages. It can generate some security alert messages stating that your computer is infected and you need to download some tool to clean it, or it can display fake update notifications stating that your Flash Player or Java is outdated and you need to click here to download the updated version. Just remember, in any situation do not click anywhere when you see pop-up ads, because it is a very dangerous browser hijacker that will try to trick you into installation of dangerous malware or sponsored potentially unwanted programs. is a hijacker that contains numerous scripts that can hijack any of the most popular web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This malware is able to generate random pop-up messages and hide various elements behind invisible frames and if you click somewhere around the screen you will get redirected to some dangerous website. The main objective of is to provide sponsored websites with live traffic, by redirecting infected users. Yeah, that’s how they make profits and a lot of profits. However, for users it is very dangerous to use the infected computer, because the websites where you might be redirected to are mostly phishing and malicious and can get you involved into some frauds, scams and identity theft. We recommend to clean up your computer from pop-up hijacker. usually gets into user’s computer via freeware installs. This method is widely known as bundling. During the installation all of the bundled programs are being installed along with the freeware program if user selects express installation. Therefore, it is always recommended to verify if program includes any additional installs by selecting custom or advanced installation. Also, you should always avoid downloading freeware programs from unofficial websites and it is very important to read the EULA before the installation of any software on your pc. However, if you are already infected with you should remove it as soon as possible and for this purpose we have developed a comprehensive removal guide that you can find below this article. hijack is hard to remove for novice users. You will not find it on the list of programs in the control panel. However, if you follow the steps written below in the correct order, you will be able to delete hijacker and get rid of its annoying pop-up ads. Also, we recommend to download automatic removal tool. It will allow you to scan the whole system for adware, hijackers, keyloggers, backdoors and other malware and you will be able to remove all of that with just a few clicks. It is recommended because while you had on your computer, it could install additional malware in your system without your knowledge. 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 UPDATENEW.FREECODECHECK.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: 01/05/2016 08:08 PM;