Are you seeing Wibeez.com in the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge every time you start the browser? This means that your computer is infected with a browser hijacker that alters the settings of the internet browsers, such as the homepage, new tab page and search engine by default. Currently, this browser hijacker infection are widely spread, due to the fact that most people are trying to find free programs, download and install them on the PC system without proper attention to the fact that the infection can penetrate into the personal computer along with them.
The Wibeez.com infection can change the settings of the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, but often that a parasites like this can also infect all types of web-browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user each time run the web-browser to see Wibeez.com annoying site.
When your computer is infected, every time you launch your internet browser you will see this web site. Of course you can setup your homepage again, but next time you launch a internet browser you will see that Wibeez.com search return. As mentioned above, the browser hijacker infection may change the default search engine on this unwanted web-site too, so all your search queries will be redirected to Wibeez.com. Thus the authors of the hijacker infection may collect the search terms of your queries, and redirect you to malicious web-sites.
We suggest you to remove Wibeez.com startpage and clean your personal computer as quickly as possible, until the presence of the infection has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the instructions that will allow you to completely remove Wibeez.com startpage, using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How to Wibeez.com infection get installed onto PC system
Most often, the free software installer includes the optional potentially unwanted applications such as this infection. So, be very careful when you agree to install anything. The best way – is to choose a Custom, Advanced or Manual installation mode. Here disable (uncheck) all optional software in which you are unsure or that causes even a slightest suspicion. The main thing you should remember, you do not need to install the optional software which you do not trust! The only thing I want to add. Once the free applications is installed, if you uninstall this software, the homepage, search engine by default of your favorite web-browser will not be restored. This must be done by yourself. Just follow the few simple steps below.
How to manually remove Wibeez.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually delete Wibeez.com search from the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
- Get rid of Wibeez.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Wibeez.com new tab
- Delete Wibeez.com startpage from Chrome
- Remove Wibeez.com from Firefox
- Remove Wibeez.com from Internet Explorer
Get rid of Wibeez.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
We recommend that you start the system cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and remove 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 advertising banners or web-browser redirect to unknown or unwanted web sites.
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Windows XP, Vista, 7
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open 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 applications by date in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Wibeez.com startpage
Click the right mouse button to a desktop shortcut which you use to run your web-browser. Next, select the “Properties” option. Important: necessary to click on the desktop shortcut for the web-browser which is redirected to the www.wibeez.com or other unwanted web page.
Further, necessary to look at the text which is written in the “Target” field. The hijacker infection can replace the contents of this field, which describes the file to be run when you launch your browser. Depending on the browser you are using, there should be:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
If you are seeing an unknown text like “http://www.wibeez.com” that has been added here, then you should remove it, as shown on the screen below. Click the “OK” button to save the changes. Now, when you open the browser from this desktop shortcut, it does not occur automatically redirect on the www.wibeez.com web-page or any other unwanted web-pages. Once the step is finished, we recommend to go to the next step.
Delete Wibeez.com startpage from Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thus restore the startpage, new tab page and default search engine that have been modified by the Wibeez.com browser hijacker.
Start the Google Chrome. Click on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter. The web-browser will show the settings screen. 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. The Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action. Press on the “Reset” button. The program will start the process of cleaning and when it is finished, the browser settings including startpage, new tab page and default search engine back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your personal computer.
Remove Wibeez.com from Firefox
If the Firefox settings such as homepage, search engine by default have been changed by the browser hijacker, then resetting it to the default state can help.
Run the Firefox and press button to display the Tools menu. It shows the drop-down menu on the right-part of the 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 show the “Troubleshooting Information” page. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. It will display the confirmation dialog box. Click on the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Wibeez.com browser hijacker. Once, it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Remove Wibeez.com from Internet Explorer
Run Internet Explorer, press ). Click “Internet Options” as shown below. In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next press Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button. You will now need to restart your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove Wibeez.com browser hijacker, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s start page to default state.
How to remove Wibeez.com with Antimalware
Remove Wibeez.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 personal computer. 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. Malwarebytes Anti-malware
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- Close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that named mbam-setup.
- Click Next and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is complete, click on the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your computer for Wibeez.com infection. 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”. Once disinfection is completed, you may be prompted to Restart.
Block Wibeez.com and other similar malicious sites
To increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying advertising and malicious web-sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous advertising and web-sites. Moreover, the software can block the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. After installation is complete, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button 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 computer, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-up ads, pages such Wibeez.com, as well as other malicious or misleading 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 Wibeez.com hijacker and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove this hijacker, 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.
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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 Wibeez.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 computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for Wibeez.com removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- 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 Wibeez.com removal.
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