About this threat

PowerGamesNetwork is your ordinary questionable browser add-on that manages to infiltrate your OS. Contamination normally happens during freeware set up, and once it’s on your operating system, it will adjoin itself to your browser and change its’ settings. You will be rerouted to weird sites and will be exposed to many adverts. It won’t bring anything helpful to you as it aims to simply make profit. While it isn’t something that can threaten your OS directly, it isn’t harmless. You may end up with a severe damaging program infection if you were rerouted to a compromised web page. You really need to remove PowerGamesNetwork so that you don’t jeopardize your device.

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Suspicious plug-in distribution methods

Freeware is used to aid in dubious browser add-on spreading. Setup is also possible through browser stores or official pages so you might have voluntarily set it up. But usually, they come as optional items that, unless you untick them, will set up automatically alongside. And by sticking to the most basic settings when you are setting up freeware, you are essentially giving them consent to install. Only in Advanced or Custom mode will you be able to check if something was attached, so always opt for those settings. If you notice something attached, unmark it/them. You need to always stay wary because when you are not, all kinds of threats will install onto your system. And if it managed to install, terminate PowerGamesNetwork.

Why you ought to terminate PowerGamesNetwork

Keeping the extension is not suggested as it may bring about troublesome outcomes. You might be regularly redirected and shown ads, which is the whole reason why are developed. As soon as this plug-in sets up into your OS, your browser’s settings will be altered to display its promoted portal as your home web page, new tabs and search engine. After that every time you open your browser no matter if it is (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, that web page will immediately load. And if you attempt to modify the settings back, the extension will prevent you from doing it, which means you need to first eliminate PowerGamesNetwork. In addition to this, unusual toolbars might be attached to your browser, and advertisements will be filling your screen. While normally Google Chrome is preferred by these add-ons, they might appear on your other browsers too. The add-on could expose you to dangerous content, which is why we don’t encourage using it. Even though these kinds of add-ons are usually not malevolent themselves, some may be able to bring about malware infections. Which is why you need eliminate PowerGamesNetwork.

PowerGamesNetwork termination

There are two ways you could delete PowerGamesNetwork, automatically or manually. It could be easiest if you acquired some anti-spyware tool and had it take care of PowerGamesNetwork elimination. To successfully terminate PowerGamesNetwork manually, you would need to find the extension yourself, which may take more time than first thought.

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Learn how to remove PowerGamesNetwork from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall PowerGamesNetwork

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?
 

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 PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove PowerGamesNetwork from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove PowerGamesNetwork from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove PowerGamesNetwork from Mozilla Firefox

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

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 PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?

Step 6. Remove PowerGamesNetwork from Safari (Mac)

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

b) Reset Safari

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

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for PowerGamesNetwork removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove PowerGamesNetwork and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results PowerGamesNetwork - How to remove?