How to remove Search.obtenezemail.com

What kind of threat are you dealing with

Search.obtenezemail.com hijacker might be to blame for the modified browser’s settings, and it could have entered through free software packages. The threat was probably added to a free software as an extra offer, and since you didn’t deselect it, it was authorized to install. Similar infections are why you should pay attention to how you install software. Redirect viruses are not classified to be malicious but they do carry out some suspicious activity. You’ll notice that instead of the usual homepage and new tabs, your browser will now load a different page. Your search engine will also be changed, and it may inject sponsored content among the legitimate results. If you press on one of those result, you will be redirected to strange web pages, whose owners make income from increased traffic. You need to be cautious with those redirects since one of them may redirect you to a malware infection. And you don’t want to get malware since it would be a much more severe. In order for people to find them useful, hijackers pretend to have beneficial features but the reality is, you can easily replace them with reliable add-ons which wouldn’t redirect you. Some hijackers are also known to gather certain type of data, like pages visited, so that content users are more likely to click on could be displayed. It wouldn’t be strange if that data was sold to third-parties as well. If you want to prevent it affecting your computer further, you should take the time to erase Search.obtenezemail.com. Search.obtenezemail_.com-_4.jpg
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What do I need to know about these infections

Freeware bundles are probably the most likely way you got the infection. They’re definitely pretty invasive infections, so it’s doubtful anyone would knowingly installed them. This method is effective because people tend to rush installations, not reading anything, and in general just being pretty careless when installing programs. Pay attention to the process because items are hidden, and you not noticing them is like allowing their installation. By opting to use Default mode, you might be permitting all types of unwanted items to install, so it would be best if you don’t use them. Deselecting those offers is essential, but they’ll only be visible in Advanced (Custom) settings. It is encouraged that you deselect all the items. Only continue with the software installation after you have unchecked everything. Initially stopping the infections can can go a long way to save you a lot time because dealing with it later can be time-consuming and annoying. You are also suggested to not download from suspicious sources as you could easily obtain malicious software this way.

Even if you are not in tune with your device, you will see when a browser redirect is installed. Your search engine, new tabs and home website will be changed to a different web page, and the redirect virus won’t request your explicit authorization before carrying out those alterations. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be among the browsers altered. And until you delete Search.obtenezemail.com from the PC, you will have to deal with the web page loading every time you open your browser. You may attempt to reverse the changes but keep in mind that the browser redirect will simply change everything again. It’s also possible changes would also be made to your default search engine, which would mean that every time you use the browser’s address bar to search for something, results would be generated from the redirect virus’s set search engine. Trusting those results is not recommended as you’ll be redirected to advertisement links. Hijackers will lead to suspicious pages as they intend to help owners make profit. With more people visiting the web page, it is more likely that the advertisements will be interacted with, which makes money. You’ll realize when you visit such websites immediately because they evidently have nothing to do with search inquiry. In some cases they could seem real at first, if you were to search ‘virus’, web pages promoting false security software might come up, and they could seem legitimate initially. You should also take into account that redirect viruses can reroute to dangerous sites, ones sheltering malicious programs. Another thing you need to be aware of is that hijackers are able to snoop on you so as to gather data about what you press on, what sites you visit, your search queries and so on. The gathered data might then be shared with unfamiliar parties, and it would be used by people with questionable intents. The info could also be used by the redirect virus to make content that would interest you. While it isn’t exactly the most severe threat, we still highly advise you eliminate Search.obtenezemail.com. And after the process is finished, you should be allowed to alter back you browser’s settings.

How to terminate Search.obtenezemail.com

Hijackers do not belong on your PC, so the sooner you uninstall Search.obtenezemail.com, the better. Depending on on your computer experience, you can choose from manual and automatic methods to clean your system of the hijacker. If you have experience with deleting programs, you may proceed with the former, as you will have to find the infection yourself. If you’ve never dealt with this type of thing before, below this report you will find instructions to help you, we can promise you that the process shouldn’t be difficult, although it might quite time-consuming. The instructions are presented in a coherent and precise manner so you should be able to follow them step by step. But, it might be too complicated for those who are less computer-savvy. Downloading spyware elimination software to take care of the infection may best if that is the case. The program will pinpoint the infection and once it does, all you have to do is authorize it to wipe out the browser hijacker. You may check whether you were successful by changing browser’s settings, if you’re allowed to, the infection is gone. But, if the hijacker’s site still persists to be your home website, the browser hijacker was not entirely eliminated. If you actually pay attention when installing software, you ought to be able to avoid these kinds of threats in the future. If you develop good computer habits now, you will be thankful later.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.obtenezemail.com

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Learn how to remove Search.obtenezemail.com from your computer

Step 1. Search.obtenezemail.com Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete Search.obtenezemail.com from browsers

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

b) Remove Search.obtenezemail.com from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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 remove Search.obtenezemail.com
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to remove Search.obtenezemail.com

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