What can be said in regards to this threat

Related.ai is thought to be a hijacker, a rather trivial infection that can invade all of a sudden. Installation commonly happens by chance and a lot of users feel confused about how it happened. Redirect viruses are attached to free applications, and this is called packaging. No need to worry about the hijacker directly harming your operating system as it is not believed to be dangerous. You will, however, experience constant reroutes to promoted pages, because that is why they even exist. Those web pages won’t always not dangerous so if you entered a dangerous page, you could end up permitting a much more severe infection to arrive in your machine. We don’t advise keeping it as it will provide no good features. You must uninstall Related.ai since it does not belong on your machine. Related.ai-_6.jpg
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How did the browser hijacker enter my system

Free programs frequently come with extra items. Adware, browser intruders and other possibly not wanted tools may come as those extra items. You can only check for additional items in Advanced (Custom) settings so if you do not select those settings, you will set up all types of unnecessary clutter. If something has been attached, it will be visible there, and you need uncheck everything. By selecting Default mode, you give those items authorization to install automatically. Now that you know how it arrived in your device, terminate Related.ai.

Why must you terminate Related.ai?

You will notice pretty quickly that it modifies your browser’s settings as soon as you install the hijacker. The browser intruder’s performed changes include setting its sponsored website as your homepage, and this will be done without your consent. It doesn’t really matter which browser you are using, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, because they will all have changed settings. If you wish to be able to reverse the alterations, you will have to first remove Related.ai. Your new home website will be advertising a search engine, and we don’t encourage using as it will implant advertisement links into the legitimate search results, so as to reroute you. Hijackers aim to generate as much traffic as possible for portals so that owners get money, which is why they reroute you. You will quickly grow tired of the browser intruder because it will perform frequent reroutes to odd portals. While those reroutes are certainly irritating they could also be quite damaging. You may be led to some harmful portal, where malware can be lurking, by those reroutes. If you wish this to not happen, delete Related.ai from your operating system.

How to erase Related.ai

Using anti-spyware software software to delete Related.ai would be the easiest way as the application would do everything for you. Going with manual Related.ai uninstallation means you will have to find the browser intruder yourself. Still, guidelines on how to remove Related.ai will be displayed below this report.Download Removal Toolto remove Related.ai

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Learn how to remove Related.ai from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Related.ai

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Uninstall Related.ai
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Uninstall Related.ai

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 Uninstall Related.ai
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Uninstall Related.ai
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Uninstall Related.ai
 

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 Uninstall Related.ai
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Related.ai from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove Related.ai from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Uninstall Related.ai
  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 Uninstall Related.ai

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove Related.ai from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Uninstall Related.ai
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Uninstall Related.ai
  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 Uninstall Related.ai
  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 Uninstall Related.ai

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 Uninstall Related.ai
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Uninstall Related.ai

Step 6. Remove Related.ai from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Uninstall Related.ai
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Uninstall Related.ai
  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 Uninstall Related.ai
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

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

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware: Download Removal Toolto remove Related.ai

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