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Sunday, February 9, 2014

How to Uninstall Mywebfind.com Hijacker Effectively?

Mywebfind.com Keeps Troubling You

When you are looking around for a good way to rid your browser of Mywebfind.com, this browser hijacker keeps bothering you:
1) This program modifies your homepage;
2) This program reroutes your web pages to irrelevant sites;
3) This program pops up constantly to get your pestered;
4) This program may lead to a variety of advertisements;
5) This program may open doors for other malicious applications.

Overview of Mywebfind.com Program

Mywebfind.com is a potentially unwanted adware program which can occupy an affected browser after getting access to a computer stealthily. Acting like a browser hijacker, Mywebfind.com seriously affects users’ browsers and interferes with their surfing on the internet.

Mywebfind.com annoys lots of computer users:
“Every time I open Firefox I get MyWebFind instead of my preferred Yahoo. I can't figure out how to get rid of it.”

“I open a new page or tab in Chrome and something called mywebfind.com appears instead of the Chrome thumbnails. What can I do to reset this?”

“I am having the same problem on a Mac. My other computers seem to be fine (so far!). I can't find where to block a domain although I have blocked various parts of it (images, cookies, java etc.) in settings. It is not listed as a start page in settings- google.com is- so I am not sure how this is happening.”

If you are having the same issue with above users and seeking for an efficient way to uninstall Mywebfind.com this uninvited guest, you are highly recommended to carry out a manual removal process to fix your browser quickly and effectively.

Rid Your Browser of Mywebfind.com Easily

Manually Uninstall Mywebfind.com Hijacker:

Step A. Disable any suspicious startup items.
Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of Mywebfind.com.

Step B. Reset your browser:

Internet Explorer:

1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.

Google Chrome

1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.

Mozilla Firefox

1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under ‘General tab;

Step C. Show hidden files

1)Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
2) Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

Step D. Delete associated files
%UserProfile%\Programs\ AppData \[Random Charateristc].exe
%UserProfile%\Programs\Temp\ [Random Charateristc].dll
%UserProfile%\Programs\ AppData\roaming\ [Random Charateristc].dll

Step E. Delete associated registry values.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes"=".random"

Good to Know: If you are not familiar with steps above and run into any puzzle and fail to stop Mywebfind.com from hijacking your browser, you could carry out an automatic removal with a professional removal tool.

Automatically Uninstall Mywebfind.com Hijacker:

Step A: Download removal tool SpyHunter


Step B: Install SpyHunter after downloading

Step C: Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

Step D: Show the scan result and then delete all detected item

Good to Know: Manual removal is an efficient way to get rid of Mywebfind.com. But if you are not familiar with manual operation, please feel free to uninstall Mywebfind.com hijacker automatically with SpyHunter from here right now!