About this threat in short

AssistiveFile Virus is believed to be a hijacker that could install without your permission. Users don’t set up the browser intruder willingly and most of the time, they don’t even know how it happened. Hijackers spread via free applications, and this is referred to as packaging. A browser hijacker is not categorized as dangerous and thus ought to not harm. It will, however, be capable of bringing about reroutes to advertisement portals. Redirect viruses don’t check the portals so you can be led to one that would authorize malware to infect your computer. It is not recommended to keep it as it will give no useful services. To return to normal surfing, you ought to remove AssistiveFile Virus.
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How are hijackers most commonly installed

Not a lot of users are aware of the fact that additional offers often install with free software. Adware, reroute viruses and other possibly unwanted programs might come as those additional items. Those extra offers are concealed in Advanced (Custom) settings so pick those settings if you wish to evade setting up redirect viruses or other unwanted tools. If there are additional offers, simply uncheck the boxes. By selecting Default mode, you give those items the permission they need to install automatically. Now that you know how it invaded your system, eliminate AssistiveFile Virus.

Why must I erase AssistiveFile Virus?

Don’t be surprised to see your browser’s settings modified the moment it manages to installs your OS. The hijacker’s executed changes include setting its sponsored page as your home website, and your explicit authorization will not be essential so as to do this. All main browsers, like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will be affected. And unless you first delete AssistiveFile Virus, you might not be able to undo the setting changes. Your new home web page will be promoting a search engine, which we don’t recommend using as it will implant sponsored contents into the real search results, so as to redirect you. The reroute virus is aiming to make as much profit as possible, which is why those reroutes would happen. What makes the redirects deeply annoying is that you will end up on strange web pages. They are not only troublesome, however, they could also pose certain harm. Be cautious of malevolent redirects because they can lead to a more severe contamination. If you wish to safeguard your OS, uninstall AssistiveFile Virus as soon as you see it.

AssistiveFile Virus uninstallation

It should be easiest if you acquired spyware removal programs and used it eraseAssistiveFile Virus for you. If you opt for manual AssistiveFile Virus elimination, you will need to identify all connected software yourself. Instructions will be provided to help you remove AssistiveFile Virus in case you cannot locate it.Download Removal Toolto remove AssistiveFile Virus

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Learn how to remove AssistiveFile Virus from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall AssistiveFile Virus

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to delete AssistiveFile Virus

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
 

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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
 

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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove AssistiveFile Virus from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete AssistiveFile Virus 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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove AssistiveFile Virus from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to delete AssistiveFile Virus

Step 5. Remove AssistiveFile Virus from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus

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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to delete AssistiveFile Virus

Step 6. Remove AssistiveFile Virus from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  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 How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to delete AssistiveFile Virus
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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