- Cant change my homepage
- Hijacks homepage
- Can't be uninstalled via Control Panel
- Changes default search engine
If you are surprised by the presence of Esurf.biz on your computer, it may mean that your system has been silently infected with a browser hijacker. This search engine is set as your home page and default search engine when a browser hijacker sneaks onto your operating system and makes changes to your browser settings without your permission. This is a serious breach of privacy that you should not tolerate, not to mention that this kind of behavior is illegal, too. It is also very likely that this hijacker has infiltrated your system with other malware infections, which may multiply your security-related issues. It is important that your remove Esurf.biz along with every other threat that may be hiding on your PC.
As a matter of fact, this search engine may not even be your biggest problem. It seems that it infects computers via bad downloaders. It is easy to end up running such an infected downloader if you visit suspicious shareware or torrent websites and click on a misleading, false download button there. You may have noticed that these sites are full of annoying third-party ads that can even pose as a Next or Download button. If you are unfamiliar with the site, you might even accidentally click on those and there you go, a bunch of malware programs land on your computer. These downloaders may most commonly contain adware apps, browser hijackers, and potentially unwanted programs. Imagine what could happen if such a lot starts running amok on your Windows operating system. Even if you remove Esurf.biz, it does not solve your malware situation; in such a case, you need to scan your system to see how many threats are endangering it and act accordingly.
This browser hijacker is rather pushy and uses the browser shortcut Target line modification trick to make sure that inexperienced computer users cannot reset their browsers. Therefore, you need to start the removal of Esurf.biz by restoring the Target lines of your browsers. Since this hijacker affects all three of the most popular browser, including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer, you need to manually modify their shortcuts. Then, you can reset your browsers. Please use our guide below this article to make sure you do not miss any step. However, it is also advisable to use a malware removal application in order to automatically tackle all infections and safeguard your PC from further attacks.
Esurf.biz removal from your computer
Restore the Target line
How to reset browsers