Remove classic.ixquick.com hijacker

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There are many PCs as per today infected with classic.ixquick.com hijacker. Today it actively infects many computers in the world wide web. It is also known as Ixquick Search Engine. It is advertised as the most private search engine. However, there’s no point in looking for the information through it at all.


Classic.ixquick.com
Classic.ixquick.com

Classic.ixquick.com as a browser hijacker indeed finds some search results, however, in many cases they’re absolutely irrelevant to the information you’re looking for. Also, you may see some advertisement banners and various sponsored links leading you to a lot of unsafe places in the world wide web.. Also, you may see some advertisement banners and various sponsored links leading you to a lot of unsafe places in the world wide web.

Classic.ixquick.com hijacker is bundled by default with a lot of other cost-free applications. If you are a person who likes to deal with free applications only, make sure you always carefully read what exactly you’re going to install into your PC in addition to the main software of your selection. If you read about classic.ixquick.com or any other third-party program you don’t need, make sure you first select the option of a custom installation, instead of the standard one.


Classic.ixquick.com automatic removal tool:

Classic.ixquick.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 Classic.ixquick.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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