The Feed.chunckapp.com is an one of the many unwanted web-pages, which can be opened automatically each time you launch the internet browser. The reason of automatic opening of this page is hijacker infection, which was set on your personal computer without your consent. Once started, the browser hijacker alters the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge’s homepage and search engine by default to redirect you on an unknown or ads web page. Because, the owners of such pages don’t disdain to use any methods to promote their web-sites and attract new users. Below we explain how to remove Feed.chunckapp.com redirect from the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge thereby restore your favorite start page and search provider by default to normal state.
The Feed.chunckapp.com infection can change settings of the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge, but often that unwanted software like this can also infect all types of internet browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user to see Feed.chunckapp.com unwanted web-page every time run the web-browser.
Except that the Feed.chunckapp.com alters internet browser’s startpage, it also replaces a search engine, which leads to the fact that use of the internet browser’s search becomes impossible. The reason for this is that the search results will consist of a ton of ads, links to malicious and misleading pages and only the remaining part is search results for your query from well-known search engines such as Google or Bing.
Often, the machine that has been infected with Feed.chunckapp.com hijacker infection, will be also infected with adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) which opens lots of various advertisements. It may be pop-ups, text links in the sites, banners where they never had. What is more, the adware may replace the legitimate ads with malicious advertisements which will offer to download and install malware and unwanted applications or visit the various dangerous and misleading web sites.
So, it’s very important to clean your machine ASAP. The steps, which is shown below, will assist you to get rid of Feed.chunckapp.com redirect from the Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge and other internet browsers.
How does your PC get infected with Feed.chunckapp.com browser hijacker
How to manually remove Feed.chunckapp.com
This step-by-step instructions will help you delete Feed.chunckapp.com homepage. These Feed.chunckapp.com removal steps work for the FF, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the web browser or reboot your machine. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Uninstall Feed.chunckapp.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Delete Feed.chunckapp.com from Google Chrome
- Remove Feed.chunckapp.com homepage from Mozilla Firefox
- Delete Feed.chunckapp.com startpage from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Feed.chunckapp.com startpage
Remove Feed.chunckapp.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows button , 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 like below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all applications installed on your PC system. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown software.
Delete Feed.chunckapp.com from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the browser hijacker, malicious and adware extensions, as well as to restore the browser’s startpage, new tab page and default search engine that have been changed by browser hijacker infection.
- First, start the Google Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press “Show advanced settings” link, that located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset settings prompt as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Remove Feed.chunckapp.com homepage from Mozilla Firefox
First, start the FF. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, press the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page press on “Refresh Firefox” button as shown below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Delete Feed.chunckapp.com startpage from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, start the IE. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Feed.chunckapp.com startpage
Right click on the shortcut of infected internet browser as shown in the figure below.
Select the “Properties” option and it’ll open a shortcut’s properties. Next, click the “Shortcut” tab and then delete the “http://site.address” string from Target field as shown in the figure below.
Then click OK to save changes. Repeat the step for all web browsers that are redirected to the Feed.chunckapp.com unwanted web-page.
Delete Feed.chunckapp.com homepage automatically
You can get rid of Feed.chunckapp.com homepage automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal utility because it can easily delete browser hijackers, ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), potentially unwanted software and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your PC system from the link below. Save it on your desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: January 25, 2017
Once the downloading process is finished, close all windows on your machine. Further, open the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown below, press the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” which will assist you install Malwarebytes on the computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is complete successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to begin checking your computer for the hijacker which cause a redirect to Feed.chunckapp.com. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done. Please be patient.
As the scanning ends, you can check all threats detected on your PC. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will begin removing Feed.chunckapp.com browser hijacker and other security threats. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your PC. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to delete browser hijacker, adware and other harmful programs.
How to block Feed.chunckapp.com
To increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying advertisements and harmful web pages, you need to use application that blocks access to dangerous ads and web sites. 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 by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: August 16, 2016
- Once the downloading process is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the install is complete, click “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will allow 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 run your machine, AdGuard will launch automatically and block popup ads, web-pages such Feed.chunckapp.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon named AdGuard, that is located on your desktop.
Remove Feed.chunckapp.com hijacker infection 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 utility for browser hijackers, ad supported software, potentially unwanted programs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: January 28, 2017
After the download is finished, open the file location. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once the tool is opened, you will see a screen as shown on the screen below.
Further, click “Scan” button for scanning your PC system for the Feed.chunckapp.com browser hijacker infection and browser’s malicious extensions. When the system scan is complete, it will show a scan report as on the image below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt as shown in the figure below.
You need to press “OK”. Once the clean-up is done, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your machine. When your computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Now your personal computer should be free of the Feed.chunckapp.com . Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted popup ads and annoying dangerous web sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your machine for new browser hijackers, malware and adware). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove Feed.chunckapp.com search from the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.