What is V9.com
The V9.com is an infection from the family of internet browser hijackers that modifies the settings of internet browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. It will lead to the fact that when you run a internet browser, it will always be forced to show V9.com search, even as your start page has been set to a completely different web site. On current date, the browser hijacker infection continues to increase the number of PC systems that have been infected.
Most often, the V9.com browser hijacker infection affects the most common internet browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. But such hijacker infections as well may infect another browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding ‘http://www.v9.com’ into Target field of a internet browser’s shortcut). So every time you run the internet browser, it will show V9.com search. Even if you setup your start page again, it is still the first thing you see when you run the web-browser will be the unwanted V9.com web site.
Besides the fact that V9.com hijacker replaces your start page, this unwanted web site can set yourself as your search engine. But, obviously, it does not give you a good search results, as they will consist of a large number of advertising banners, links to harmful and misleading web pages and only the remaining part – it’s search results for your query from the major search engines. Of course, the very fact that you encounter with the inability to properly search the Web, is an unpleasant moment. Moreover, the V9.com browser hijacker infection may collect information about you, and in the future to transfer it to third parties. What creates the risk of theft of your personal data.
Often, the PC system, that has been infected with V9.com hijacker infection, will be also infected with an adware, which will show a large number of various advertising banners. This may be pop-ups, text links in the pages, banners where they never had. What is more, the adware may replace the legitimate advertising banners with malicious advertising links that will offer to download and install malware and unwanted programs or visit the various dangerous and misleading web sites.
How to V9.com hijacker get installed onto PC system
How to manually remove V9.com
This useful removal guide for the V9.com new tab. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to uninstall V9.com homepage let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Remove V9.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove V9.com search
- Get rid of V9.com new tab from Chrome
- Uninstall V9.com from Firefox
- Remove V9.com from Internet Explorer
Remove V9.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the PC system cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown or suspicious applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious software such as adware and browser hijackers may be bundled with free applications. Uninstall the unwanted software may remove the unwanted advertisements or web-browser redirect to unknown or unwanted web-pages.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Click “Uninstall a program” It will show a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort aplications by date in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove V9.com new tab
During the installation, this browser hijacker infection may also change the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding “http://www.v9.com” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you start the browser, it will open this annoying web page.
To clear the internet browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://www.v9.com” that has been added here. You need to remove it. When the text is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Get rid of V9.com new tab from Chrome
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click to Settings option. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown below and click on the Reset settings button. Confirm your action, click on the Reset button.
Uninstall V9.com from Firefox
If the Firefox settings such as homepage, search engine by default have been changed by the infection, then reseting it to the default state can help.
Run the Firefox and press button to show the Tools menu. It shows the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type about:support in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. It will show the confirmation dialog box. Click on the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the V9.com hijacker infection. Once, it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Remove V9.com from Internet Explorer
Open the Internet Explorer tools menu by clicking on the button in the form of gear (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the “Internet Options”. In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button. You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect.
Remove V9.com with MalwareBytes Anti-malware.
Remove V9.com infection manually is difficult and often infection is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free that are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free software will help you to remove adware and toolbars that your system may be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-malware (MBAM) from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 3, 2015
Once downloaded, close all programs and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that named mbam-setup like below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti-malware on your personal computer.
Once installation is complete, you will see window similar to the one below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your system for the hijacker infection that cause a redirect to V9.com. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
When the scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Remove Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware will start to remove V9.com browser hijacker related files, folders, registry keys. Once disinfection is completed, you may be prompted to Restart.
How to block V9.com
To increase your security and protect your personal computer against new unwanted advertising banners and malicious web sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous advertising links and web-pages. Moreover, the software can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: August 16, 2016
- After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, web-sites such V9.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Remove V9.com hijacker and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove this browser hijacker infection, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for browser hijackers, adware, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: October 20, 2016
Once finished, open a directory in which you saved it. You will see a icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Start” button to perform a system scan for V9.com adware and malicious extensions. Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Cleaning” button. It will display a prompt.
Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your computer.
When your PC system is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for V9.com removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2015
- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with V9.com removal.
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.