Omniboxes.com virus. How to delete it?

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Omniboxes.com is the hijacker currently infecting many widely used browsers for accessing the world wide web. In fact, it doesn’t really matter what exact browser you use by default. If you have several of them installed at the same time, the chances are that they all will be infected by this hijacker.


Omniboxes.com
Omniboxes.com

Omniboxes.com changes the default search engine and home page settings. As a result, when you open your browser and start looking for some important information there, you will notice that you’re in fact suggested to start your search with Omniboxes.com. However, the fact is that this nasty hijacker isn’t able to provide you with any relevant search information.

Please be aware of the fact that Omniboxes.com hijacker is often integrated with many free applications. If you are a person who spends a lot of time downloading and installing freeware, please pay attention to what else you’re going to install into your system in addition to the main software of your choice. And if you find the information about any additional extras like Omniboxes.com, make sure you uncheck the option of its default installation.


Omniboxes.com automatic removal tool:

Omniboxes.com removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of Trojan Killer to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with Trojan Killer

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Omniboxes.com in the future.

GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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 Trojan Killer 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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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