How to Remove Gwaye.com Completely

Gwaye.com is a perilous computer infection that is able to enter the computer and replace browser settings through installing malignant extension files. It can also mess up browser performance and take browser searches to ad-supported websites run by cyber violators. We all should realize that this is a dangerous infection which can harm the target computers and we cannot indulge in its bad behavior.

Since the redirect always sneaks into the infected system in secret ways, most of the users will not realize its existence in time. Some users might get this virus on their system when they download or install a newly software. However, most people pay no attention to it and allow unknown software to be installed. Actually, when users download freeware or shareware from the unreliable sources, they are much more likely to let malware get into their machines. Once such software is downloaded and installed on users’ computers, unwanted trouble and damage is sure to follow on.

Gwaye.com redirect virus will install malicious add-ons, plug-in or toolbar on the infected browser, pretending useful tools to help PC users go online. However, those malicious items offered by the redirect virus will intercept the sensitive information on the infected browser to make profit once PC users have left behind accidentally. It is also frustrating to have ads popping ups when one is focus on something with the computer. If users click on the ads and visit those unsecure websites, their personal data may be stolen.

Once infected by Gwaye.com redirect virus, the computers would probably easily be attacked by other malware, which might cause more serious problems. Hackers will also take the chance to visit the infected computers and steal the users’ confidential information such as IP address, usernames, passwords, email address and more. If the sensitive information is exposed to the hackers or other unknown people, users would face some problems like money loss or identify theft. For the high risk threat brought by Gwaye.com virus, there no reason for you to keep it on the computer, it is recommended to remove it as soon as possible. You should take immediate and thorough action to remove Gwaye.com redirect virus completely from your computer before further damage.

How to Remove Gwaye.com Redirect Virus Completely

  1. Disable running processes on Windows Task Manager.
    1) Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to activate Windows Task Manager.
    2) From Processes tab, find out the associated processes of Gwaye.com and then right click on the End Process button to totally terminate them.
  2. Uninstall associated programs of Gwaye.com from the computer.
    1) Click on Start button, click Control Panel.
    2) Click Program, click on Uninstall a Program.
    3) From Programs and Features, locate the associated programs of Gwaye.com from the applications list, locate the associated programs and then click Uninstall button to remove them.
    4) Confirm the uninstall request then follow the wizard to complete the removal.
  3. Modify browser settings to stay away from the cyber attacks triggered by Gwaye.com.
    1) Enable the browser.
    2) Revert browser settings and fully remove the associated Internet temp files.

For Internet Explorer
Click Tools-> Go to Internet Options-> Click Advanced tab-> Click on Reset button

For Mozilla Firefox
Click Firefox-> locate Help option-> Go to Troubleshooting Information-> Click Reset Firefox button

For Google Chrome
Click the wrench icon-> Click Settings-> Click Show Advanced Settings link-> Click Reset Browser Settings

3) Reset the browser homepage manually.

For Internet Explorer
Click General from the Internet Options -> type a secure and new web address -> confirm the modification

For Mozilla Firefox
Click Options from the Firefox menu-> Click General tab-> type a secure and new web address -> confirm the changes.

For Google Chrome
Go to Advance section in the Settings-> Click Show Home Button-> Click the displayed Change link-> type a secure and new web address

4) Restart the browser to confirm the modification.

Conclusion

Gwaye.com is a fake search engine that can affect your search results so that you cannot get desired or relevant contents. It has the ability to collect your search queries and items and then accordingly send coupons and product-links to your computer. Therefore, it is very essential for users to take precautions. Users should: only download software from reliable sources; try not to browse unsafe websites; use caution when receiving spam emails; avoid clicking on suspicious links. This redirect virus sneaks into the target computer without making any noise. Therefore, it is necessary to update the security removal tools on a basic, in order to be well protection for the computer.

 

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