The WhaatNext.com page is considered as a browser hijacker, it attaches to such browser as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and so forth. The most dangerous thing about this hijacker is redirects. This page uses lots of deceptive ways of installation and then redirects you on phishing website. It is dangerous to open such pages, use this removal guide to deal with it.
For WhaatNext.com there are a few ways to be installed. The most common installation ways called bundling. It means that WhaatNext.com installation is wrapped in the installation of another program.
WhaatNext.com page breaks in and changes some of your browser settings, like a homepage and default search engine. These options will be set on WhaatNext.com website, you will see it every time you open your browser. After you open this website it will redirect you almost instantly on another website where you will see fake update suggestion. This page will claim that you need to update your Flash player. This is a scam to make you download and install a viral file. Do not do that! You need to remove WhaatNext.com page from your browser and check your computer for any malicious file that installed this page on your computer. Follow the steps below.
WhaatNext.com automatic removal tool:
WhaatNext.com removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with WhaatNext.com in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):