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How to Remove En.v9.com Virus? (V9 Portal Site Removal Guide)

En.v9.com overtakes your web browser, shown as the homepage without letting you know? This article is mainly about how to remove V9 Portal Site, En.v9.com homepage within IE/Firefox/Chrome with a step by step removal guide.

 

What is V9 Portal Site or En.v9.com?

 

En.v9.com is a browser hijacker compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Usually the En.v9.com redirects come as a result of installing some potentially unwanted programs like a toolbar which is bundled with a variety of freeware that you can download from the Internet.

 

You may consider En.v9.com a redirect virus or just something annoying. However, more than that this browser hijacker is designed to fake like a real search engine but just serve to track your web searches. It can access to all data on your computer and the websites you visit. This is the key point of this browser hijacker needed to be removed actually. And this article will detail on step by step removal guide on this subject below.

 

Below is an image of the En.v9.com browser hijacker:

 

 en.v9.com redirect

 

 

On the main screen, En.v9.com or v9 portal site provides quick access to websites, like Facebook, eBay, Yahoo, ESPN, Twitter, Wikipedia, and more. However, the main purpose of en.v9.com homepage is to offer quick access to the ad-supported game websites, such as 377 games and 999gag.com, both looks suspicious.

 

How to Remove En.v9.com Virus? (V9 Portal Site Removal Guide)

 

Removal Guide outlined:

 

Step 1. Uninstall en.v9.com Related PUP from Windows Control Panel.

Step 2. Remove en.v9.com redirect homepage from your IE/FF/Chrome.

Step 3. Run Anti-malware scan to eliminate malicious file related to v9.com redirect virus.

 

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Step 1. Uninstall en.v9.com Related PUP from Windows Control Panel.

 

For Win 8 users: Click Windows key  > Start Menu > Control Panel ,  Find and click dubious program related, click Uninstall.

For Windows 7/Vista: Click Start windows key > Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program,  find and locate dubious program related to right click the item, click Uninstall/Change. If there comes an confirmation, click Yes to proceed.

 

For Windows xp:  Click Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs, find and click dubious programs related, and then right click the item to click Remove to proceed the uninstall.

uninstall v9

 

Step 2. Remove en.v9.com redirect homepage v9 portal site browser hijacker from your IE/FF/Chrome.

 

IE
Remove en.v9.com redirect and v9 portal site browser hijacker in Internet Explorer:

 

 

1) Open Internet Explorer. Go to Tools >> Manage Add-ons.

Select Search Providers. First of all, choose Bing, Google or Yahoo search engine and make it your default search provider (set as default).

 

v9-search-Internet-Explorer-redirect

 

Then select v9 and click Remove button to uninstall it (lower right corner of the window).

 

v9-search-Internet-Explorer-redirect-removal

2) Go to ToolsInternet Options. Select General tab and click Use default button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com instead of en.v9.com Click OK to save the changes.

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3) Please close your Internet Explorer, right click on the shortcut on desktop and startup menu, in the drop-down menu, please select Properties.
In Shortcut tab, please remove “http://en.v9.com….” from the Target field and click OK to save changes. Basically, there should be only the path to IE executable file. Nothing more.

 

remove-en.v9.com-redirect-from-IE

 

Important Notice: If you have pinned the Internet Explorer shortcut icon on your task bar, please delete it and re-pin.

 

Firefox

Remove en.v9.com redirect and v9 portal site browser hijacker in Firefox:

 

1) Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to Tools > Options, Under the General tab reset the startup homepage to Google.com or as blank page.

 

reset-Firefox-homepage

2) Reset changed items of your Firefox.

Type about:config into the address bar> Press Enter;

Accept the Warning message by click “I’ll be careful, I promise!” to continue.

 

about config

 

Search for v9 in the search bar >Right click on each item and select Reset> Hit OK to apply the change. Please make sure to reset all the items you found.

v9_ff2

 

3) Right-click on the Mozilla Firefox on desktop and startup menu, in the drop-down menu, please select Properties.

In Shortcut tab and remove “http://en.v9.com….” from the Target field and click OK to save changes. Basically, there should be only the path to Firefox executable file.

remove-en.v9.com-redirct-from-Firefox

 

Important Notice: If you have pinned the Firefox shortcut icon on your task bar, please delete it and re-pin.

chrome

Remove en.v9.com redirect and v9 portal site browser hijacker in Google Chrome:

 

 

1. Please open your browser, go to Google Chrome Settings, in the “On Startup” area, please click on Set pages.

on-startup

 

You will be forwarded to Startup pages, in this page, please click on the X button to delete http://en.v9.com .

 

v9_ch1

 

 

2. Please continue and go to Appearance area, and then click Change.

 

v9_ch2

 

Remove en.v9.com from the Open this page tab and then Select Use the New Tab page and click OK to save changes.

 

v9_ch3

 

3. You should move forward and go to Search area, click on Manage Search Engines…

 

v9_ch4

Select Google or any other search engine you like from the list and make it your default search engine provider, and then select v9 from the list and remove it by clicking the “X” mark as shown in the image below.

 

v9_ch6

4. Please close your Google Chrome, right click on the shortcut on desktop and startup menu, in the drop-down menu, please select Properties.

In Shortcut tab, please remove “http://en.v9.com….” from the Target field and click OK to save changes. Basically, there should be only the path to Chrome executable file. Nothing more.

 

v9_ch7

 

Important Notice: If you have pinned the Google Chrome shortcut icon on your task bar, please delete it and re-pin.

 

 

Step 3. Run Anti-malware scan to eliminate malicious file related to v9.com redirect virus.

 

Anvi Smart Defender v2.2 is brand-new and powerful to remove various and most latest threats. You are highly recommended to download and install the latest version of the program to kill possible virus infection and protect your PC from being infected with other virus.

 

 

                                                        Anvi Smart Defender Download

 

After you download and install the program, please open it, click on the Scan module, and then select one of the scan types you preferring and then start the scan to eliminate the v9.com virus infection file.

 

anvi smart defender scanning

 

Once the scan complete, you will be displayed the scan result, please make sure to click “Apply” button to completely delete the malicious files from your computer.

 

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