Search.gamekapow.com hijacker is a popular software in Brazil. However, it may attack users from other countries as well. Actually, it is a browser hijacker. The malware uses free app (like games or music player) to sneak into your machine. It means you may install it and not aware when you did that. It is a big problem.
Search.gamekapow.com virus will redirect you to questionable web pages. Also, it will do various changes without your consent. For example, it replaces homepage in your web browsers (Chrome, IE, FireFox). Search.gamekapow.com may install extensions as well. This nasty parasite aims to track your habits and data. Therefore, your banking accounts and personal data may be stolen.
So, you should be aware that Search.gamekapow.com may put at risk your sensitive data. We advise you to take measures and delete it fully. Below we wrote the tips how to remove Search.gamekapow.com hijacker in a few clicks.
Step by step instructions how to remove Search.gamekapow.com virus.
STEP 1. Remove Search.gamekapow.com virus from the system
First of all, Search.gamekapow.com is a browser extension, like many others. So, here is the simple way to remove them from the browser and get your homepage and search engine back. 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.
- 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 Search.gamekapow.com virus:
- Now your system is free from annoying Search.gamekapow.com browser extension!
STEP 2. Remove Search.gamekapow.com virus from your browser
- Reset Browser Setting is a tool, included to the complex anti-malware program. So, first of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer (here or from the product page):
- 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 Search.gamekapow.com from your system completaly:
STEP 3. Search.gamekapow.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 Search.gamekapow.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.