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GuruofSearch.com remove hijacker

In case you are facing a contamination caused by GuruofSearch.com, you are at the right place at the right time. Briefly speaking, the programs from this category could access and modify your browsers settings in a way that might cause redirection to some websites that you haven’t commanded the browser to load. You will notice appearance of a big number of online ads – pop-ups, boxes and banners that may disrupt your browsing experience to a point when your entire browser could be covered with pop-up windows. You might be unable to open any website. GuruofSearch.com displays new browser homepages and search engines, different from the typical ones that you are used to seeing.


GuruofSearch.com
GuruofSearch.com

The important fact about GuruofSearch.com is that once you have (directly or indirectly) installed this hijacker on your PC, all of your browsers can be affected – Firefox, Chrome, Explorer or/and Opera, or whatever other popular browser apps you are using. In particular, browser hijacker have no intentions of harming to your PC, therefore they cannot be considered a danger to your system and security. In fact, the major difference between the malware and the browser hijackers is their aim. The viruses, like Trojans and Ransomware and other harmful threats are basically created with the sole aim to corrupt your system, destroy your files or encrypt them, blackmail you or steal your credentials and perform various criminal needs.

GuruofSearch.com automatic removal guide

If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove GuruofSearch.com from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.

Download free antimalware scanner:

After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.

Step 1. Run a full scan of your system

Free antimalware scanner
GridinSoft Anti-Malwre allows you to choose the type of scan

…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂

Eliminate Malware In Minutes
Here you see the list of the detected items, which can be harmful

At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the GuruofSearch.com infection!

Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:

Reset Browser Settings
Find “Reset browser settings” button on the GridinSoft Anti-MalwreE tools tab

Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the GuruofSearch.com, on a settings tab:
Delete Adware from the browser
On this tab you can specify what exactly you need to reset

Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying GuruofSearch.com pop-up ads leave you in peace:


GuruofSearch.com manual removal steps:

Step 1. Delete GuruofSearch.com from the system.

To delete GuruofSearch.com extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.

Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the GuruofSearch.com extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.

Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the GuruofSearch.com extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.

Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a GuruofSearch.com extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.

Step 2. Reset your browser settings.

It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:

  • Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
  • Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
  • Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.

Step 3. Celebrate your victory!

Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉

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