If you find that your settings of all your typical web browsers have been modified to Feed.video-browse.com without your permission then most probably that your internet browser has become the victim of unwanted software from the browser hijacker family. Once started, it takes control of your PC including all your typical Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer and changes its settings such as home page, new tab and search engine by default, without your knowledge.
Most often, the Feed.video-browse.com browser hijacker affects most common internet browsers such as Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. But such browser hijackers as well can infect other web-browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of web-browser’s shortcut). So every time you launch the web-browser, it will open Feed.video-browse.com page. Even if you setup your startpage again, the annoying Feed.video-browse.com page will be the first thing that you see when you start the internet browser.
Table of contents
- What is Feed.video-browse.com
- How to remove Feed.video-browse.com
- How to manually remove Feed.video-browse.com
- Feed.video-browse.com startpage automatic removal
- Use AdBlocker to stop Feed.video-browse.com and stay safe online
- Where the Feed.video-browse.com browser hijacker infection comes from
- Finish words
Except that the Feed.video-browse.com changes web browser’s startpage, it also replaces a search engine, which leads to the fact that use of the web browser’s search becomes uncomfortable. The reason for this is that the search results will consist of a large number of advertisements, links to unwanted and ad web pages and only the remaining part is search results for your query from well-known search engines like Google or Bing.
Some browser hijackers also contain adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) which may be used to show unwanted advertisements and or collect lots of personal data that can be used for marketing purposes. These unwanted ads can be opened as pop-unders, pop-ups, in-text advertisements, video advertisements, text links or banners or even massive full page advertisements. Most of the adware is created to show advertisements, but some adware is form of spyware that often used to track users to gather a wide variety of personal info.
We recommend you to clean your computer as quickly as possible. Use the instructions below that will assist to delete Feed.video-browse.com and ‘ad-supported’ applications, which can be installed onto your personal computer along with it.
How to remove Feed.video-browse.com
Without a doubt, the hijacker is harmful to your system. So you need to quickly and completely remove this malware. To remove this hijacker, you can use the manual removal which are given below or free malware removal tool like Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner (both are free). I note that we recommend that you use automatic removal that will help you to remove Feed.video-browse.com homepage easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in machine or in the case where hijacker is not removed automatically.
How to manually get rid of Feed.video-browse.com
The useful removal guide for the Feed.video-browse.com start page. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove Feed.video-browse.com let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
Delete suspicious and potentially unwanted applications
First method for manual browser hijacker infection removal is to go into the MS Windows “Control Panel”, then “Uninstall a program” console. Take a look at the list of programs on your machine and see if there are any suspicious and unknown programs. If you see any, you need to uninstall them. Of course, before doing so, you can do an Internet search to find details on the program. If it is a potentially unwanted program, ad supported software or malware, you will likely find information that says so.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown in the figure below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of software installed on your PC. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the appearance of pop-ups and web-browser redirect to the unwanted Feed.video-browse.com site. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful software by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as on the image below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your PC system. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the programs that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of popup ads and internet browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. Once the application which you need to remove is found, simply click on its name, and then press ‘Uninstall’ like below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts
Once installed, this browser hijacker may add an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge. Due to this, every time you open the web browser, it will show the annoying homepage.
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 infection can change it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example as shown in the figure below.
Once is finished, click the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for browser shortcuts which redirects to an annoying pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Delete Feed.video-browse.com startpage from Mozilla Firefox
The Mozilla Firefox reset will keep your personal information like bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data and remove unwanted search engine and start page such as Feed.video-browse.com, modified preferences, extensions and security settings.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as shown below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as shown on the image below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to restore your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings to its original state.
Delete Feed.video-browse.com from Internet Explorer
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer browser settings such as start page, new tab and search provider by default having been hijacked, then you may revert back your settings, via the reset web-browser procedure.
First, launch the IE, press ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The IE will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. It will get rid of Feed.video-browse.com hijacker, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s settings like startpage, new tab page and search provider by default to default state.
Get rid of Feed.video-browse.com search from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the browser hijacker, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s new tab, start page and search engine by default that have been changed by hijacker.
- First, launch the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show 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, press the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings prompt as shown on the image above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Feed.video-browse.com homepage automatic removal
Many antivirus companies have designed software that allow detect and get rid of browser hijacker, and thereby revert back installed internet browsers settings. Below is a a few of the free programs you may want to run. You PC can have lots of PUPs, adware and browser hijackers installed at the same time, so we recommend, if any unwanted or malicious program returns after rebooting the computer, then start your computer into Safe Mode and use the anti-malware utility again.
Get rid of Feed.video-browse.com redirect with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your personal computer. The free tool is an advanced malware removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you delete browser hijackers, PUPs, malicious software, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your system by clicking on the link below. Save it on your desktop.
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Once the downloading process is done, close all windows on your computer. Further, run the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will assist you install Malwarebytes on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you may see its main window like below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the hijacker infection which cause a redirect to Feed.video-browse.com. Depending on your personal computer, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the application is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
Once the system scan is complete, you can check all items detected on your computer. Review the scan results and then press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will begin removing Feed.video-browse.com hijacker infection and other security threats. Once disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your system. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to delete hijacker infection, adware and other dangerous applications.
If the problem with Feed.video-browse.com is still remained
AdwCleaner is a free removal utility that can be downloaded and use to remove browser hijackers, adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software), malicious software, potentially unwanted software, toolbars and other threats from your personal computer. You can run this utility to detect threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Once downloading is finished, open the folder in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once the utility is started, you will see a screen as shown on the image below.
Further, click “Scan” button . This will start scanning the whole computer to find out Feed.video-browse.com hijacker which redirects your web-browser to the Feed.video-browse.com annoying web site. This task can take some time, so please be patient. Once the scan is complete, it’ll show a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been found as shown on the image below.
When you are ready, press “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box as on the image below.
You need to click “OK”. Once the cleaning process is complete, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your machine. When your personal computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
These steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Use AdBlocker to stop Feed.video-browse.com and stay safe online
It is also critical to protect your browsers from dangerous web-sites and ads by using an ad-blocking program like AdGuard. Security experts says that it will greatly reduce the risk of malicious software, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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Once downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is done, you will see a window like below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you launch your system, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop up advertisements, web pages such Feed.video-browse.com, as well as other dangerous 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, that is located on your desktop.
Where the Feed.video-browse.com browser hijacker infection comes from
Once you have complete the instructions above, your computer should be clean from malware and browser hijackers. The Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge will no longer open Feed.video-browse.com unwanted start page on startup. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new browser hijacker, and then the best way – ask for help.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop.
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon. Next click “Do a system scan only” button.
- Once the system scan is finished, 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 the unwanted Feed.video-browse.com start page.