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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Get Rid of Hi.ru Homepage - Hijacker Removal Tips

" After installing some software, the URL "hxxp://hi.ru/?10" keeps opening in a new tab every time I launch Firefox. It also took over my homepage in Chrome and IE, but it was easy to fix those. For some reason though, it keeps ignoring the homepage I changed it to in my Firefox settings. It just keeps bringing up this stupid Russian Web site…" 

“I just got this today and i have been flat out trying to get rid of it.hi.ru opens in mozzila everytime and i even got the BSOD earlier. I followed all the steps I can do but no luck…”

Are you in the same problem and in need of removal assistance? No worries anymore...

Hi.ru Hijacking Could be Irritatring 

Hi.ru is an extremely annoying browser hijacker which can manipulate users’ browsers after slipping into their systems stealthily. It does precisely what a browser hijacker out there does. Hi.ru presents itself as a search tool. You may wonder how this uninvited guest pop up and take control over your browser completely.

Since Hi.ru hijacker alters your browser and your homepage, which enable it to appear on your browser, there is no doubt that every time opening your affected browser, you are always greeted with Hi.ru page.

1) It comes secretly and runs on your browser automatically ;
2) It alters your browser settings compulsively ;
3) It keeps popping up and rerouting your webpage ;
4) It may lead to superfluous ads and suspected links ;
5) It may bring in other malicious applications.

For the sake of both the browser and a healthy networking environment, you are suggested to carry out a complete Hi.ruhijacker removal without loss of time.

How to Remove Hi.ru Browser Hijacker Manually?

Tactic One: Reset homepage and search engine

 Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar and select Settings: a) Choose History option ->> choose Clear browsing data ->> after “Obliterate the following items from”, choose the beginning of time ->> select all options (except for Clear saved passwords, if you want to keep them) and then hit Clear browsing data;
  chrome settings clearbrowserdata

 b) Choose Settings option->>click Set page within On Startup section, you will get the Startup pages window. Remove Hi.ru startpage. At Add a new page box, input www.google.com (or other link you like) and then click OK button to finish. chrome startup

a) Select the following options one by one: Tool ->> Internet Options ->> General
b) In Homepage section, click on Use default ->> OK ie-set-home-page

c) Go to Tools ->> Manage Add-ons ->> Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default; IE Manage Add-ons Bing Default

a) Click on the magnifier's icon and select Manage Search Engines....;

b) Choose Hi.ru Search from the list and click 'Remove' and then OK to save changes;
c) Go to Tools and select Optional. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under the 'General tab';

Tactic Two: Reset your browsers to default 

In case that you fail to reset the homepage and search engine, you could also try to reset your browser back to default settings.

a) Select the following options one by one: Tool ->> Internet Options ->> Advanced ->> Reset
b) On Reset IE settings tab, tick Delete personal settings, click Reset button and you will get Reset IE Settings window;

(If you are not familiar with manual removal and run into any puzzle, relax, you still have a pretty good choice. You could use a reliable adware removal tool to help yourself out quickly and safely.)

How to Erase Hi.ru Hijacker Automatically with SpyHunter?

TIP 1. Download browser hijacker remover SpyHunter
  download SpyHunter

TIP 2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the removal tool (Double click on the download file and follow the prompts to install the program.) spyhunter-run

SpyHunter Setup1

SpyHunter Setup2

 TIP 3. Run SpyHunter to scan your PC After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to start a full or quick scan. SpyHunter Scan

 TIP 4. Finally click on the built-in “Fix Threats” to get all detected items deleted. spyhunter malware scan

 Special Suggestion:

 Manual removal will be an effective way to erase Hi.ru. But if you are not confident to finish the manual process on your own, you might as well delete Hi.ru.com with removal tool automatically.