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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine
  • Hijacks homepage

Omiga virus

Omiga Virus is a clandestine browser hijacker that can corrupt the browsers on your Windows operating system. The infection can be spread illegally, as its silent installer could be concealed by other suspicious programs. Needless to say, there is a great chance that you will also need to delete the programs installed together with this browser hijacker. However, right now you should focus on removing Omiga Virus, because this is the threat that can disrupt your virtual activity.

Not all computer users realize that Omiga Virus is a threat that requires removal, and that is not very surprising, especially if the installation of this browser hijacker is confirmed by computer users themselves. The hijacker changes the home page to, and this search tool does not appear to be malicious. On the contrary, users are provided with easy-access links to,,, and other seemingly harmless websites. On top of that, the search bar offers such tools as Images, Videos, News, and Games. Regardless of this, it is necessary to delete Omiga Virus.

The first sign for computer users that they need to remove Omiga Virus is the illicit installation, but if you agree to install the search tool, the first sign will be the sponsored search results. displays Ads at the top and the bottom of every single page displaying search results, which clearly indicates that Omiga Virus is an advertising tool. This is only confirmed by the banner ads on the home page of These banners hide links to third-party sites, and it is unknown if these links are unreliable and if the content on the sites is not misleading. Needless to say, if this happened to be the case, the removal of Omiga Virus would be even more important.

Most computer users realize that they need to delete Omiga Virus; however, the most commonly used removal method usually fails them. Even though computer users can uninstall or reset their browsers to remove Omiga Virus, most attempt to eliminate the infection by deleting the unwanted home page and default search provider tools. Unfortunately, you will not succeed unless you change the Target in the browser properties. Note that all shortcuts of the infected browser can be affected by Omiga Virus, which means that you will need to modify the Target on all of them.

Luckily, the removal of Omiga Virus in not impossible. The manual removal guide shows how to change the Target, remove from the home page, and replace the undesirable search provider. The instructions are dedicated to Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer users, but if you are trying to remove Omiga Virus from a different browser, you can leave a comment below and we will assist you with the full removal. After the successful removal, you should download a reliable security tool that will delete the remaining threats and will help you protect your PC against other malware.

Delete undesirable software

Delete from Windows XP

  1. Click Start on the Taskbar and select Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click the unwanted application and select Remove.

Delete from Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows button on the left of the Taskbar.
  2. Select Control Panel and click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the app you want to remove and select Uninstall.

Delete from Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Simultaneously tap Win+R to launch RUN.
  2. Enter Control Panel into the Open box and click OK.
  3. In the Control Panel menu select Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click the app you want to remove and select Uninstall.

Modify the Target

  1. Right-click the shortcut of the browser that has been infected with Omiga Virus.
  2. Select Properties, click the Shortcut tab, and find the Target section.
  3. Remove the URL of the browser hijacker that starts after .exe” and click OK.

Remove Omiga Virus

Remove from Internet Explorer

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click the General tab.
  4. Overwrite/delete the undesirable Home Page URL and click OK.
  5. Simultaneously tap Alt+T again.
  6. Select Manage Add-ons.
  7. Move to Search Providers.
  8. Add the preferred search provider and select Set as default.
  9. Select and Remove the undesirable search provider. Click Close.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser and find the Firefox search box.
  2. Click the Search icon to open a drop-down menu.
  3. Select the preferred search provider.
  4. Click the icon again and select Manage Search Engines.
  5. Remove the undesirable search provider and click OK.
  6. Simultaneously tap keys Alt+T.
  7. Select Options and click the General tab.
  8. Overwrite/delete the undesirable Home Page URL and click OK.

Remove from Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Find the On Startup section.
  4. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  5. Overwrite/delete the undesirable URL and click OK.
  6. Navigate to Appearance.
  7. Mark Show Home button and click Change.
  8. Overwrite/delete the undesirable URL and click OK.
  9. Go to Search and click Manage search engines.
  10. Add the preferred search provider and select Make default.
  11. Click X on the URL of the unwanted search tool to remove it.
  12. Select Done.
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