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How to Remove Globososo.com form IE/FireFox/Google Chrome? (Hijacker Removal Guide)

 

If you meet the following annoying problem: when you open the browser, the homepage is always occupied by the website Globososo.com? You don’t know what to do with it. What’s more, you even don’t know when and how does it capture your computer? Don’t worry. We will show you the correct method to get rid of it below. Please read more.

 

What is Globososo.com Search Redirect

 

Globososo is categorized as a browser hijacker. Not only may it change Internet browser settings including homepages and default search engines; but also change your shortcuts of browsers without direct permission of users. Besides the browser startup is redirected to globososo.com, any search items you type in the browser’s address bar is directed to Globososo search. Please be careful, these search results contain fake messages which links to malicious websites or sponsored advertisements that generates a revenue stream based on the unawareness and confusion of internet users.

Screenshot of Globososo.com virus

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Where Dose Globososo.com Search Redirect Come from

 

It is always put to computer as an add-on of free download software, shareware, torrents, and codecs such as Desk 365 and New Tabs Uninstall. When you install them, you should be cautious to avoid this plug-in’ installation by choosing customized option instead of recommend one and refusing any programs that you don’t want to install.

Now, please follow us step by step to get rid of Globososo.com search redirect.

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How to Remove Globososo.com from IE/FF/Google Chrome

 

Step 1: Uninstall Globososo toolbars and the related programs from Computer through Control Panel

Step 2: Remove Globososo.com redirect search hijacking from IE/ Firefox/Google Chrome

Step 3: Remove Globososo.com from the shortcuts of browsers (IE/FF/Google Chrome)

Step 4: Remove residual junk files, invalid registry entries and optimize your PC

 

Step 1: Uninstall Globososo toolbars and the related programs from Computer through Control Panel

 

For Windows XP:

 

Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for Look for Globososo toolbars and the related programs like Search for eSave Security Control, New Tabs Uninstall, Desk 365, BrowserProtect and other unknown programs, select them and click Remove.

 

For Windows 7/Vista:

 

Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>Look for Look for Globososo toolbars and the related programs like Search for eSave Security Control, New Tabs Uninstall, Desk 365, BrowserProtect and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

 

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For Windows 8:

 

Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for Globososo toolbars and the related programs like Search for eSave Security Control, New Tabs Uninstall, Desk 365, BrowserProtect and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

 

Step 2: Remove Globososo.com redirect search hijacking from IE/ Firefox/Google Chrome

 

For Internet Explorer

 

1. Go to Tools> Internet Options> General, change the malicious domain to the original one and hit OK.
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2. Go to Tools> Manage Add-ons> Search Providers, click on Set as default button, choose the original one as your default provider and remove malicious one. ( a similar operation is displayed below )
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3. Go to Tools> Internet Options> General, find the Tabs area, click on Settings, click on the button under “When a new tab is opened, open:”, select A blank page and hit OK to complete the operation.
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For Firefox

 

1. Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Options and switch to the General Tab. Then click on Restore to Default, hit OK to recovery your default homepage.

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2. Click the down arrow next to the search engine icon and select Manage Search Engines…, select malicious search engine and other unknown search engines and click Remove. ( a similar picture is shown below)Firefox-search provider

 

 For Google Chrome

 

1. Go to wrench or three bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5, click on Settings, and then come to On startup tab and click Set pages. When Startup pages pops up, remove the malicious website by clicking X behind it. Next, switch to the Appearance tab, click Show Home button and click Change, and then change malicious domain into http:www.Google.com or any one you prefer.

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2. When the operation above is finished, come to Search tab, make sure that the content of the first bar is Google and then click Manage Search engines. Then remove malicious search engines by clicking X behind them and click Make default behind Google to set it as your default engine.

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If you think manually removing Globososo search redirect from browser is difficult and complicated for you, we recommend you a easy and convenient method to remove it from browsers–using Anvi Slim ToolBar to automatically remove it.

1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

 

 Repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine.

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), In Anvi Slim ToolBar box, please click on Browser Repair. IE, FF and Google Chrome are listed in the left; you can select any of them to change its homepage and search engine. When you choose customize homepage or customize search engine, please input the one you prefer.

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Then click on Repair button to repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine and click on OK.

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Step 3: Remove Globososo.com from the shortcuts of browsers (IE/FF/Google Chrome)

 

The removal guide is available for Internet Explorer, FireFox and Google Chrome.

 

1. Right click the shortcut of the browser and click Properties. (take Firefox as an example)

 

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2. When below window appears, switch to Shortcut tab, then remove Globososo.com from the Target and click OK to finish the operation.

 

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Step 4: Remove residual junk files, invalid registry entries and optimize your PC

 

There may exist some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after removing Globososo.com virus. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and to save your disk space so that as to increase running speed of your computer.

 

1. Download and install the paid or free version of Cloud System Booster system maintenance & optimizer software.

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. After you install the program, please open it, click on BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

 

Cloud System Booster

 

3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button there to remove these junk files, invaild registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

Cloud System Booster-scan finished

 

For any question, please feel free to send us your email below.

 

  • anafa d m

    Thanks for the advice. sharing to my friends