The Myluckysites.com is classified as the browser hijacker (sometimes called hijackware). It is a type of malicious software that changes your computer’s browser settings such as home page, newtab page and search provider by default. Once started, this browser hijacker will modify the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge ‘s settings to Myluckysites.com homepage. To clean you PC and back your homepage, you need to perform the instructions below as soon as possible. It will get rid of the Myluckysites.com search and protect your system from more dangerous malware and trojans.
A malicious software that changes the settings of web-browsers on Myluckysites.com usually affects only Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. However, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The Myluckysites.com hijacker may change the Target property of internet browser’s shortcuts, so every time you start the web-browser, instead of your homepage, you will see a completely different site.
Besides the fact that Myluckysites.com browser hijacker infection replaces your home page, this annoying page can set yourself as your search engine. But, obviously, it does not give you a good search results, as they will consist of a huge number of ads, links to harmful and misleading web-sites and only the remaining part is 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 Internet, is an unpleasant moment. Moreover, the Myluckysites.com browser hijacker 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.
Although, Myluckysites.com browser hijacker is not a virus, but it does bad things, and it modifies the settings of your web-browser. Moreover, with this browser hijacker infection, an adware can be additionally installed on to your computer, that will open a huge number of advertisements, hindering or completely blocking the work in the internet browser. Often such advertising may recommend to install other unknown and unwanted software or visit malicious sites. So, it’s very important to as quickly as possible to clean your system. The instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to remove Myluckysites.com search from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge and other browsers.
How to Myluckysites.com hijacker infection get installed onto system
How to manually remove Myluckysites.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually uninstall Myluckysites.com startpage from the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
- Delete Myluckysites.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Myluckysites.com redirect
- Uninstall Myluckysites.com homepage from Chrome
- Remove Myluckysites.com from FF
- Remove Myluckysites.com redirect from Internet Explorer
Delete Myluckysites.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Myluckysites.com
Now you need to clean up the browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The browser hijacker can replace it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://myluckysites.com/” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example on the screen below. Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web-browser shortcuts which redirects to an annoying sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Uninstall Myluckysites.com homepage from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to delete the malicious and ad-supported extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s start page and search provider by default that have been modified by browser hijacker.
- Open the Chrome and click on the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Click the “Settings” menu.
- Click “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- Click the “Reset settings” button, that located at the bottom of the Advanced settings page.
- The Chrome will display the reset settings box as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the guide How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove Myluckysites.com from FF
Open the Firefox menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu click on the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button. Confirm your action. Click on the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove Myluckysites.com redirect 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 open the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button. You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove Myluckysites.com hijacker, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s home page to default state.
How to remove Myluckysites.com automatically
We recommend using the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free. You can download and install MalwareBytes Anti-malware to detect Myluckysites.com and remove it, by clicking the download link below. When installed and updated, the Anti-malware will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC.
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Once installed, the MalwareBytes Anti-malware will try to update itself and when this task is done, click “Scan Now” button to perform a scan of your computer. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your computer. In order to remove all threats, simply press “Remove Selected” button. The Anti-malware is a free software that you can use to get rid of all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about the MalwareBytes Anti-malware, we recommend you to read and follow the instructions or the video guide below.
Block Myluckysites.com homepage and other unwanted web pages
To increase your security and protect your PC against new annoying ads and malicious web-sites, you need to use an program 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 sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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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 system, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-up ads, sites such Myluckysites.com, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your desktop.
Remove Myluckysites.com hijacker and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot get rid of this browser 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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Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Scan” button to perform a system scan for Myluckysites.com hijacker and web-browser’s malicious extensions. Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will display 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 system.
When your personal computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for Myluckysites.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
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- 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 Myluckysites.com removal.