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Danger level 5
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Will change your homepage
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's

Local Moxie

Local Moxie is a search engine which you may also call a browser hijacker, especially if has been set as your home page and search provider. We recommend that you remove the program that has changed the settings in order to fix your browsers. Keep on reading to find out how to terminate the so-called browser hijacker for good.

Local Moxie is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. If these browsers are afflicted by, it is very likely that you have installed some suspicious applications. It is essential to get familiar with the license agreement and terms of use in order to prevent the installation of some unwanted application, which changes browser settings like Local Moxie.

Local Moxie may seem a very attractive and useful tool as the user can browse by categories. For example, he or she can choose from Arts & Entertainment, Automotive, Business & Professional, Construction and many more.  Additionally, the search engine features weather forecasts, popular keywords, and online shopping categories, such as Computer Accessories, Networking, Software, Digital Picture Frames, Personal Audio, and so on.

Even though the search engine looks user-friendly, we recommend that you do not wait and remove it from your browsers right now.  Local Moxie may display third-party advertisements and external links. Moreover, the search engine tracks non-personally identifiable information, which may be shared with third parties. Most of all, Local Moxie may provide you with links to crashed websites; it will surely display advertisements leading to  On clicking a selected item, you will find a table comparing the price of the product available at different sellers. Ignore those advertisements in order not to be redirected to suspicious domains and remove Local Moxie as soon as you can.

We recommend that you do not waste your time and implement a spyware removal tool which will remove Local Moxie and secure the PC against computer threats. SpyHunter, our recommended anti-spyware tool, is the one that you need to save your time, money, and energy as everything will be done for you automatically.

Those of you who want to try changing the settings manually before installing the spyware prevention tool, can try the following instructions.

How to remove Local Moxie

Windows Vista and Window 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove the application related to Local Moxie.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs and remove the unwanted application.

Windows 8

  1. Press the Windows key to access the Start screen.
  2. Type control panel.
  3. When the Control Panel icon appears, click it.
  4. Select Uninstall a program and remove the unwanted application.

Remove from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Internet Options and other the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset.
  4. Select the tick box and click the Reset button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H.
  2. Click Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Select Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox -> Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Go to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Remove the unwanted add-on.
  4. Click Settings.
  5. Under the heading On startup, select the third option and click Set pages.
  6. Change the startup page.
  7. Under Search, click Manage search engines and change the search provider.
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