About this browser hijacker

QQ.com is is an irritating browser hijacker threat that could unknowingly to the user, get into a PC. It will do that since it’s adjoined to free applications and when less careful users install that free software, they do not even realize how the hijacker sets up as well. Redirect viruses are not believed to be malicious threats so no need to become alarmed about it directly harming your computer. That doesn’t indicate, however, that it needs to be granted authorization to stay. Undesirable changes will be executed to your browser and you will be rerouted to strange page. Furthermore it can be capable of leading you to malware websites. You are suggested to uninstall QQ.com as it provides nothing handy and needlessly puts your OS at danger.

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Redirect virus distribution methods

The most possible way you acquired the contamination is through free applications, as they are adjoined as additional items. It ought to be mentioned that those offers are optional but most users end up with them anyway and it is mostly because Default mode is used during freeware setup. You will discover everything in Advanced or Custom settings so if you wish to bypass setting up unnecessary offers, ensure that you implement those settings. You should be cautious since a rather large amount of items is adjoined to free programs. Those offers could be fully non-dangerous, but it is better to be safe than sorry. You are firmly recommended to uninstall QQ.com.

Why should you uninstall QQ.com

Upon entering, the browser intruder will right away change your browser’s settings. Whenever your browser is opened, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you will be met with the redirect virus’s promoted web page loading instead of your usual homepage. What you will also quickly understand is that you will not be capable of altering the settings back without first having to erase QQ.com. You will have a pretty simple web page set as your homepage, it will have a some ads flashing around and a search bar. Sponsored content may be inserted into the legitimate results. Be vary of getting led to damaging websites as you can get malicious applications. In order to stop this from occurring, abolish QQ.com from your machine.

QQ.com removal

Manual QQ.com removal is doable so you could try that, just take into account that you will need to find the browser intruder yourself. If you bump into trouble, you can try professional uninstallation programs and it ought to be able to eradicate QQ.com. Whichever method you choose, ensure that you get rid of the redirect virus entirely.

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Learn how to remove QQ.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall QQ.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to remove QQ.com
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to remove QQ.com

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to remove QQ.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to remove QQ.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove QQ.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove QQ.com from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete QQ.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 How to remove QQ.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove QQ.com
  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 remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove QQ.com from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to remove QQ.com
  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 remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.com
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to remove QQ.com

Step 5. Remove QQ.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove QQ.com
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.com
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to remove QQ.com

Step 6. Remove QQ.com from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to remove QQ.com
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.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 How to remove QQ.com
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to remove QQ.com
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to remove QQ.com
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to remove QQ.com
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to remove QQ.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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