How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects

About this threat

Giant-search.com Redirects is seen as a hijacker that can set up without your permission. Redirect viruses are generally not willingly set up by users, they may even be oblivious to the infection. Hijackers like to travel through a free software packages. A hijacker is not thought to be dangerous and thus shouldn’t do any direct damage. You will, however, experience frequent redirects to advertisement web pages, as that is the primary reason they even exist. Redirect viruses don’t check the sites so you might be rerouted to one that would lead to a malware threat. You will gain nothing by keeping the redirect virus. You ought to delete Giant-search.com Redirects if you want to protect your PC. Giant-search2.png
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Browser hijacker distribution methods

You may not be aware that extra offers come with freeware. It could have adware, hijackers and various unnecessary applications attached to it. Those extra offers could only be spotted in Advanced or Custom mode so select those settings if you wish to dodge setting up all kinds of undesirable junk. If something has been attached, it will be visible there, and you ought to uncheck everything. Installation will occur automatically if you use Default mode as you will not be informed of anything being added, and that permits those items to install. Having to terminate Giant-search.com Redirects would take much longer than it would to uncheck a few boxes, so consider that the next time you’re flying through setup.

Why should I erase Giant-search.com Redirects?

When a redirect virus installs your device, changes will be made to your browser. The hijacker’s performed changes include setting its sponsored portal as your homepage, and it will be capable of doing that without getting your authorization. All main browsers, like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will have those modifications carried out. And unless you first uninstall Giant-search.com Redirects, you might not be able to alter the settings back. Your new homepage will be advertising a search engine, and we do not recommend using as it will insert advertisement contents among the legitimate search results, in order to reroute you. The hijacker is aiming to generate as much revenue as possible, which is why those redirects would be occurring. The redirects will be very bothersome because you will end up on weird portals. You ought to also be aware that the reroutes will not only be annoying but also somewhat harmful. Be careful of malicious redirects since you can be led to a more serious contamination. If you want to shield your system, abolish Giant-search.com Redirects as soon as you see it occupying your operating system.

Giant-search.com Redirects uninstallation

In order to abolish Giant-search.com Redirects, we suggest you use spyware uninstallation applications. Manual Giant-search.com Redirects termination means you will have to locate the redirect virus yourself, which could might be more time-consuming since you will have to locate the redirect virus yourself. A guide will be provided to help you abolish Giant-search.com Redirects in case you have a hard time with finding it.Download Removal Toolto remove Giant-search.com Redirects

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Learn how to remove Giant-search.com Redirects from your computer

Step 1. Giant-search.com Redirects Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Giant-search.com Redirects from browsers

a) Remove Giant-search.com Redirects 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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Giant-search.com Redirects from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Giant-search.com Redirects 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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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.
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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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Giant-search.com Redirects 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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects

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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects

k) Remove Giant-search.com Redirects 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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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 How to delete Giant-search.com Redirects
  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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