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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Connects to the internet without permission

Software Education Hijacker

Software Education Hijacker is a computer threat which modifies the settings of the browsers. More precisely, this threat changes the home page to which appears whenever a browser is opened. Such alteration is made if an unwanted application, for example, adware is installed. A browser add-on or plug-in will be installed on the browser with the result that you will have to use a suspicious search engine.

As for Software Education itself, it is a company which runs courses on system design, programming, software testing, IT management and so on. The official website is, and then the hijacker changes your homepage, you are supposed to start using

We recommend that you remove Software Education Hijacker in order to prevent unexpected consequences. If you are not interested in the services and products promoted, do not click on the advertisements. Due to the fact that the so-called search provider utilizes Google search engine, do not worry about the search results.

If you are not sure how Software Education Hijacker has changed the settings of your browsers, think whether you have installed any free program. Such potentially unwanted applications or computer threats as Software Education Hijacker are very often bundled with free program. As a lot of computer users simply pay no attention to the information provided by the installation wizard, they blindly install a program and then start panicking when they find that their browsers have been changed.

In order to remove Software Education Hijacker, you should uninstall the program which has changed the settings of your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Do not forget to scan the PC for malware afterwards to make sure that no additional computer threats are present on the PC.  Our instructions below should help you uninstall the unwanted application and change the settings of the browsers.

How to remove Software Education Hijacker

Windows XP

  1. Click Start - > Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove programs.
  3. Select the program you want to remove and click the Remove button.

Windows Vista/7

  1. Click Start - > Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Double-click on the program you want to remove.

Windows 8

  1. Hover the mouse over the bottom part of the screen.
  2. Right-click a small windows showing your Start screen/desktop.
  3. Select Control Panel.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Double-click the unwanted program.

Alter the settings of the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab.
  4. Select Reset.
  5. In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings window, select the Delete personal settings box and click Reset.
  6. Click Close and restart the browser.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox.
  4. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Go to Tools - > Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted extension.
  4. Click on Settings.
  5. In the On Startup section, click on Set pages.
  6. Remove and add a new website. Press OK.

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