Hijacker is a browser hijacker virus. changes browser homepage settings. Mostly this program comes as bundle with other application. Some of the program includes downloading media player that is required to play music and video online. So basically this tool gets into your system with your permission. After installing it changes your browser search bar to Sometime it adds toolbar on browser so you have pretty much less space on browser and more of tool bars which is annoying. It does not harm computer but it just annoying and it is not considered as virus at this point. It keeps showing ads and popup that also add more misery to your pain. To remove this hijacker there is couple of steps your need to follow. First one is to run malwarebytes and kill all the processes. Second is to uninstall program. Third is to change back the setting on browser. Follow our guide to remove Hijacker

How to remove Hijacker Steps:

Please Note: Our free step by step guide works only when the Hijacker is in initial stages and have not progressed! If you cannot connect to the internet or have problem downloading our solution then we suggests you to get professional help and don’t try to do it yourself otherwise you may end up losing your important data and programs completely! If you need our help call us at 800-518-8533

Step 1:Print out these instructions as you will need to shut down the computer in next step. Need help call us at: 800-518-8533

Step 2:Now power down the Hijacker infected computer and wait for 30 Seconds before you turn on.

Step 3:Now please turn ON the computer and immediately keep hitting F8 until you see WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU as shown below.
Windows F8 Key

Step 4:In the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU, go down to the SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING using the arrow keys on the board. Then press ENTER on the keyboard. This will take your computer to Safe mode. Safe Mode will cause the display and desktop icons to appear changed. This is normal. No need to Panic as it is due to Hijacker.
Safe mode Option

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Step 1:Now we must end all the processes that belong to Hijacker so that it does not interfere with your ability clear your computer. Isearch (Claro) is the process that needs to be stopped. To do this we need to download Rkill, developed by Bleepingcomputer to help stop the computer process of Hijacker. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box. Alternatively your launch task manger and kill the process by going to process tab.
Run command Prompt

Step 2:Now type “iexplore.exe” and hit the OK button. Skip these steps and go to step 4 if you kill the process manfully using task manager.

Step 3:Save the Rkill.exe on your desktop. Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. You will see a black MS DOS dialog box. Now it will kill all the processes of Hijacker. It will take several minute before a Notepad file containing log information on what Rkill found will open. You may review it and close notepad file.

Step 4:Now you are ready to removal all the infection related to Hijacker. For that you need to use Malwarebytes software. It is a very popular malware and spyware removal application. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box. Type “iexplore.exe” and hit the OK button.

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Step 5:Save the mbam.exe on your desktop. Double click the Malwarebytes icon and run mbam.exe. Now the SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE dialog box will appear. Select your preferred language and hit press OK button.
Malwarebytes Language

Step 6:The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show blow screen Hit the NEXT button to continue.
Malwarebytes Wizard

Step 7:Now the LICENSE AGREEMENT screen will appear as shown. Accept the agreement and hit NEXT button.
Malwarebytes License Agreement

Step 8:Now the Information screen will appear. Click on next button and continue following the steps. Hijacker - Malwarebytes Information

Step 9:SELECT DESTINATION LOCATION screen will appear now. You can choose the location where Malwarebytes can be installed. We recommend choosing the default location as shown then click NEXT button.
How to remove Hijacker - Malwarebytes Install path

Step 10:Now the SELECT START MENU FOLDER screen will appear. Let the default as it is and click NEXT button.
removal guide for Hijacker - Malwarebytes Folder

Step 11:Now the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS screen will appear. If you want a Desktop Icon or Quick Launch icon then check appropriate boxes.

Step 12:READY TO INSTALL screen will come next. Hit the INSTALL button to install Malwarebytes.
Remove Hijacker - Ready to Install

Step 13:In this step let the UPDATE and LAUNCH checked as it is to update the application with latest malware definition to capture all the malwares then click FINISH button.

Step 14:Once update is done then Scanner screen will launch. Make sure to select PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected to clean up Hijacker infection. Click on SCAN button to start the scan.
full scan

Step 15:Now choose the local drives that you want to scan from the dialog box and click SCAN button.
How to remove Hijacker - drive

Step 16:Be patient as the scan will take several minutes before it cleans up Hijacker infection. Once the scan is finished, a message box saying the scan is complete will appear. Click OK button to close the box then click SHOW RESULTS button.
drive selection

Step 17:From results dialog box choose REMOVE SELECTED button to remove all the infections found. Malwarebytes will also delete all of the files and registry keys affected by Hijacker and add them to the quarantine. Hijacker - quarantine

Step 18:Malwarebytes may require you to reboot the PC to complete the removal of Hijacker. After completion reboot your computer Malwarebytes will be relaunched, please follow the instructions on the screen and continue the removal process. Once everything is clean out a log will be open created by Malwarebytes. Please reviewed it and closed it. Hijacker - Complete

Step 19: To uninstall from Windows Control Panel Go to Start  Control Panel. Then go to Programs section and click on Uninstall a program. Try to find and click on it.

Step 20: Now Open internet explorer and go tool  Internet Options from top level menu. Then go to General Tab and Click on Settings button in Search section. You will see a bunch of search providers. Select the search provider you want to keep and click on set as default. That is it. Now you should be all set.

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Technical Details of Hijacker files :
You may need to delete following Hijacker files :

%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\ Hijacker.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\ Hijacker.lnk
%Program Files%\ Hijacker
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\ Hijacker
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ Hijacker

Also please check following Hijacker registry file:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Hijacker
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ‘DisableTaskMgr’ = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\protector.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ Hijacker
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Inspector’ Hijacker Symptoms: Hijacker redirects searches to other affiliated sites Hijacker changes browser settings Hijacker shows ads and popup

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