What happen to my computer? Why my browser page is connecting to some unfamiliar sites as Blpsearch.com? How can I set Google as my default start page and search engine again? I want to remove this browser virus from my computer, can anyone help?
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BLPSEARCH.COM page is seen on popular browsers like Firefox, Chrome and IE. Usually users prefer a simple and efficient page to be their start page, however BLPSEARCH.COM will probably replace your default homepage and search engine without asking for permission. Even this engine offers search results of Google, it is still unwelcome for several reasons.
BLPSEARCH.COM is not an ideal search engine, however some users have no choices because their homepages are replaced with it without asking. The related hijacker can come to users’ browsers if they had clicked to some dubious ads or visited hacked pages. It is reported that those users just can’t reset the browsers setting easily and they have to suffer the harmful traits of it all the time.
BLPSEARCH.COM is considered as a browser hijacker which is capable of hijacking your browsers and takes place of your homepage. You are not able to get access to the website you like, but misled to websites with tons of pop-up ads. As time goes by, your PC will be slowed down and you are not able to get access to the Internet. W
hen you run your antivirus to scan your whole system, it detects nothing. That’s because BLPSEARCH.COM has disabled your security tool. Moreover, your sensitive information will be collected as well. Therefore, it is very urgent to get rid of BLPSEARCH.COM from your PC.
BLPSEARCH.COM page is classified as a browser hijacker, which can be seen on common browsers like IE, Chrome and Firefox. It looks like an innocent search engine with simple design, but will actually bring many annoying problems once it hijacks your browsers.
Go to Control Panel and click on Programs and Features (Windows Vista/7/8/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) and check the Uninstall Programs` List for any entries related to BLPSEARCH.COM, Youtube Downloader HD or any third-party add-ons, extensions and toolbars. If you find some, double-click on them to uninstall. Bear in mind that you may not be able to remove it directly from the list.
*(Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs) or “Win + R” keys to open “Run” and type in “control”, then hit enter.
Go to Tools -> Internet options -> Advanced Tab and click the Reset button (make sure to select the Delete Personal Settings checkbox).
*please note that in order to save your favorites, you need to export them before resetting the browser as you will lose your personal settings.
After IE completes the operation, click close button and then close IE in order for the changes to take effect.
Go to the following path (copy-paste it for easy access) and delete the entire “Chrome” folder.
For Windows Vista/Windows 7/8/10: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\
Alternatively, navigate to these folders manually:
Click on “Start” in the lower left portion of the screen.
Choose “Run”. 3. Type %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\ and hit Enter.
Click on the Windows logo in the lower left portion of the screen.
Type %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\ and hit Enter
Click the Firefox button at the top of the Firefox main window (upper-left corner), and navigate to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
Firefox will close and reset itself. When done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will re-open.
Press “Windows” key on your keyboard. Type “AOL System Information” in the “Search” box, and hit “Enter”. This will open up the “AOL System Information” window.
Click on “AOL Software” tab (in the left pane) then on the “Quick Restore” button.
Confirm with “OK” when you get the “Warning” prompt dialog box. Hit “OK” button if you want to reset your settings.
Press “Close” after the process finishes. Your AOL Desktop will be reset.
3. Check for Added Arguments by BLPSEARCH.COM in Your Browser`s Shortcuts:
BLPSEARCH.COM might also hijack your web browser shortcut in order to force-load a different homepage. When you launch a hijacked shortcut, it will open up a malicious page instead of yours.
The argument that BLPSEARCH.COM uses in order to hijack your browser should look like to the one below:
Remove it manually, by editing the shortcut`s target line.