What is a browser hijacker

Search.hgeteasytemplates.com will make changes to your browser which is why it is classified as a redirect virus. Freeware sometimes have some type of items attached, and when people don’t untick them, they authorize them to install. These unneeded applications are why it’s essential that you pay attention to how applications are installed. Browser hijackers are not considered to be harmful themselves but they do act in an unwanted way. Your browser’s home web page and new tabs will be set to load the browser hijacker’s promoted site instead of your normal page. What you’ll also find is that your search is modified, and it might be injecting advertisement content into search results. This is done so that the browser hijacker may redirect you to sponsored pages, and the site owners could make money from traffic and ads. Not all of those redirects will lead to secure pages, so you may accidentally get a malicious program. If you infected your device with malicious software, the situation would be much more dire. You might consider browser redirects useful but you can find the same features in legitimate plug-ins, ones that will not pose a threat to your computer. You ought to also be aware that some redirect viruses will monitor your behavior and acquire certain information to know what you’re more likely to press on. The data might also be shared with third-parties. And the quicker you eliminate Search.hgeteasytemplates.com, the better. search-hgeteasytemplates-com1.jpg
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What does it do

It’s possible that you came across the browser redirect unintentionally, when you were installing freeware. It is not likely that you obtained it in any other way, as no one would install them knowingly. Because users seldom pay attention to program installation processes, browser redirects and similar threats may be distributed. Those items will be hidden when you install software, and if you do not pay attention, you’ll miss them, which means their installation will be allowed. By opting to use Default settings, you could be allowing permitting the installation of all kinds of unnecessary programs, so it would be best if you do not use them. Choose Advanced or Custom settings when you are installing something, and added offers will become visible. Unchecking all the items is encouraged if you want to prevent unwanted software installations. And until you do, do not continue with the freeware installation. Having to deal with these infections could be troublesome so you would save yourself a lot of time and effort if you initially stopped them. We also advise not downloading from untrustworthy sources as they are a great method to distribute malware.

If a hijacker is installed, it’s doubtful you wouldn’t be aware of it. Your search engine, new tabs and home website will be changed to a different website, and the redirect virus will not ask your explicit consent before carrying out those modifications. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be among the browsers affected. And unless you first erase Search.hgeteasytemplates.com from the computer, you will be stuck with the website loading every time you open your browser. Modifying the settings back would a wild-goose chase because the browser redirect will overrule them. If you see that when you search for something via browser’s address bar, search results are generated by a strange search engine, it’s probable that the redirect virus is to blame. Don’t click on the advertisement links which you will see among the results as you may be rerouted. Browser hijackers will redirect to particular pages so that owners can make income. When there are more people to interact with adverts, owners are able to make more money. Oftentimes those pages have little to do with what you are were initially looking for. There will be cases, however, where they could appear real in the beginning, if you were to search ‘malware’, sites advertising false security software may come up, and they might seem legitimate at first. You can even end up on pages that conceal malware. You should also know that hijackers are capable of spying on you in order to get info about what pages you’re more likely to visit and your most common search inquiries. Read the Privacy Policy to find out if the gathered info would be sold to third-parties, who may use it to make ads. The info could also be used by the browser hijacker to make content that would interest you. Uninstall Search.hgeteasytemplates.com, and if you’re still in doubt, consider all the reasons why we encourage this. After the process is complete, you need to be permitted to modify the browser’s settings back to normal.

Ways to delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

If you wish for your Internet surfing to go back to usual, you will have to eliminate Search.hgeteasytemplates.com, and the quicker you do it, the better. While you have two options when it comes to disposing of the hijacker, manual and automatic, you ought to choose the one best suiting your knowledge about computers. By hand means you’ll have to find the threat yourself. If you’re not sure what to do, scroll down to the guidelines. The instructions are quite coherent so there shouldn’t be issues. The other option may be the correct choice if you have no prior experience dealing with this kind of thing. Using spyware removal software to take care of the threat might best in that case. If it identifies the threat, allow it to get rid of it. Try modifying your browser’s settings, if what you change isn’t reversed, the infection was successfully removed. If you are still stuck with the hijacker’s web page, something may have slipped past you and it is still there. These infections are irritating to deal with, so it’s best if you block their installation in the future, which means you need to be more careful when installing software. If you want to have an uncluttered device, you have to have good computer habits.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

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Learn how to remove Search.hgeteasytemplates.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search.hgeteasytemplates.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search.hgeteasytemplates.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

Step 5. Remove Search.hgeteasytemplates.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com

Step 6. Remove Search.hgeteasytemplates.com from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Delete Search.hgeteasytemplates.com
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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