Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal

About this threat in short

Ciantel Redirect Virus is a reroute virus not regarded as a high-level threat. Set up is generally accidental and a lot of users feel puzzled about how it happened. Redirect viruses are adjoined to free software, and this is referred to as bundling. No need to worry about the reroute virus doing direct harm to your OS as it is not believed to be dangerous. You will, however, experience regular reroutes to advertisement websites, as that is why they even exist. Redirect viruses do not make sure the sites are safe so you might be redirected to one that would allow malevolent program to enter your OS. It isn’t suggested to keep it as it will give no useful services. You ought to uninstall Ciantel Redirect Virus if you want to secure your computer. Ciantel6.png
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How are hijackers usually installed

Some users may not be aware of the fact that free software you are able to obtain from the net has offers attached to it. Ad-supported applications, hijackers and other potentially unwanted utilities may come as those extra items. Users usually end up installing browser hijackers and other unwanted items because they don’t choose Advanced or Custom settings during a free program setup. Advanced mode will allow you to check if anything has been attached, and if there is, you will be able to unmark it. Default settings won’t show any offers so by choosing them, you are basically providing them authorization to install automatically. It will be quicker to uncheck a few boxes than it would be to erase Ciantel Redirect Virus, so take that into consideration the next time you fly through setup.

Why should you remove Ciantel Redirect Virus?

When a browser hijacker infiltrates your computer, alterations to your browser will be carried out. The hijacker’s promoted site will be set to load as your homepage. It doesn’t really matter which browser you use, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, because they will all have altered settings. And it might prevent you from altering the settings back without you first having to delete Ciantel Redirect Virus from your system. You need to refrain from using the search engine shown on your new homepage as it will expose you to loads of advertisement content, in order to redirect you. Reroute viruses execute those redirects to weird pages because more traffic means more income for owners. You will be redirected to all types of odd web pages, which makes reroute viruses remarkably irritating  deal with. Those reroutes also pose a certain risk to you as they are not only aggravating but also somewhat harmful. You may experience the ‘pleasure’ of encountering malware when being rerouted, so the redirects aren’t always non-damaging. If you want this to not happen, uninstall Ciantel Redirect Virus from your machine.

How to delete Ciantel Redirect Virus

Using anti-spyware software software to remove Ciantel Redirect Virus ought to be the easiest way since everything would be done for you. If you opt for by hand Ciantel Redirect Virus elimination, you will need to identify all related applications yourself. Instructions will be provided to help you eliminate Ciantel Redirect Virus in case you struggle with finding it.Download Removal Toolto remove Ciantel Redirect Virus

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

Learn how to remove Ciantel Redirect Virus from your computer

Step 1. Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Ciantel Redirect Virus from browsers

a) Remove Ciantel Redirect Virus from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Ciantel Redirect Virus from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Ciantel Redirect Virus from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
Download Removal Toolto remove Ciantel Redirect Virus

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Ciantel Redirect Virus from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal

k) Remove Ciantel Redirect Virus from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu Ciantel Redirect Virus Removal
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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