Do you know what Query.searchetan.com it is? Users may get confused about it. But many of them may have seen the website of Query.searchetan.com popping up on the browsers without warning. When you saw it, you might become curious about where does your homepage go and how does it change without your consent.
Normally, Query.searchetan.com has close relationship with malicious items, such as virus, adware, spyware, or trojan. It can directly redirect the addresses which are taken up on your browsers so that it can make room for these items. On the contrast, adware or trojan will also help browser hijacker get inside the PC as well. That is to say, one of them get into your PC, the rest can take chance to follow. However, browser hijacker may be more dangerous because it is in charge of safeguarding the whole system as browsers is the door for your PC.
Query.searchetan.com belong to the big family of browser hijacker. Judged by its name, you should know that it has the power to hijack your browsers. They will cover Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and it is impossible for any of them to get off from its hand. After it control your browsers, it could not only change your homepage but also alter all settings to its benefit.
Step by step instructions how to remove Query.searchetan.com virus.
STEP 1. Remove Query.searchetan.com virus from the system
- First of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer (here or from the product page):
- Return to main screen and choose the type of scan.
- Start the scan and wait untill it`s finished:
- After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Cure PC!” button to remove Query.searchetan.com virus:
- Now your system is free from annoying Query.searchetan.com browser extension!
STEP 2. Remove Query.searchetan.com virus from your browser
First of all, Query.searchetan.com is a virus what can be realy dangerous. So, here is the simple way to remove them from your computer. You just need to reset your browser settings. To do this automatically and for free, you can use the Reset Browser Settings tool from GridinSoft.
- Open the program and click on the Reset browser settings button.
- Select when options you want to reset and press “Reset“
Wait untill Trojan Killer sets selected options to the default state. Successful results will be checked with green checkmark.
Video guide bellow display how to remove Query.searchetan.com from your system completaly:
STEP 3. Query.searchetan.com prevention
- Avoid advertisements, you shouldn’t click on any ads and pop-ups in your browser, this can lead to the redirection on potentially viral pages!
- Spam messages from email, attached files in emails can appear to be malicious in most cases. Don’t download or open such attachments they can be infected with adware of malware!
- Surfing the internet, there are millions of phishing website on the internet. Each one of them can be very dangerous for your computer. Avoid such pages, try only reliable and trusted websites!
- Pay attention to what you install, there are tons of hijackers and malicious program that are being installed through bundled applications and downloaders. Don’t install any suspicious program and files, always check signer before proceding further!
By following this removal instruction we hope you will deal with Query.searchetan.com virus once and for all. In case you have any problems or this virus is still inside, leave a comment below or contact our Support Team.