The Myluckysearching.com is a program that falls under the category of browser hijackers. It changes your Google Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer’s newtab page, homepage and search engine by default and can reroute your internet browser to certain annoying sites. Of course, it’s not a malicious software or virus in the “general meaning” of this word. It will not delete or damage your files, but it can change some system’s settings or download and install other malicious programs. So, you’d better to remove Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker infection using the instructions below and thereby restore your favorite startpage and search engine.
Being infected by Myluckysearching.com hijacker, every time you open your web browser you will see this web-site. Of course you can setup your homepage again, but next time you run a web browser you will see that Myluckysearching.com homepage return. As mentioned above, the hijacker can modify the default search provider on this annoying web site too, so all your search queries will be redirected to Myluckysearching.com. Thus the authors of the browser hijacker can gather the search terms of your queries, and reroute you to annoying web sites.
Table of contents
- What is Myluckysearching.com
- Remove Myluckysearching.com search
- How to manually delete Myluckysearching.com
- Delete Myluckysearching.com related programs through the Control Panel of your machine
- Clean up the browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by Myluckysearching.com
- Remove Myluckysearching.com from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
- Get rid of Myluckysearching.com startpage from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Remove Myluckysearching.com homepage from Google Chrome
- How to automatically remove Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker infection
- How to manually delete Myluckysearching.com
- Block Myluckysearching.com start page and other unwanted web pages
- How did Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker get on your computer
- To sum up
Also, adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) can be installed on the PC system together with Myluckysearching.com hijacker infection. It will insert lots of advertisements directly to the pages that you view, creating a sense that ads has been added by the makers of the web site. Moreover, legal advertisements can be replaced on fake advertisements that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker has the ability to gather lots of user info, which can be later sold to third parties.
The browser hijacker infection such as Myluckysearching.com often change all web browser shortcuts which located on your Desktop to force you visit some undesired web pages and show annoying advertisements. As a result, your web browser can still redirect you to an undesired web page despite your web-browser is actually clean of browser hijacker.
Therefore it’s very important to clean your personal computer of browser hijacker infection ASAP. Follow the few simple steps below to delete Myluckysearching.com , as well as other malicious software and adware, which can be installed onto your PC system along with it.
Remove Myluckysearching.com search
The answer is right here on this web-page. We have put together simplicity and efficiency. It will help you easily to free your system of browser hijacker. Moreover, you can choose manual or automatic removal method. If you’re familiar with the PC then use manual removal, otherwise run the free anti-malware utility developed specifically to remove browser hijacker like Myluckysearching.com. Of course, you can combine both methods. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your web browser or restart your system.
How to manually delete Myluckysearching.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove Myluckysearching.com startpage from the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge.
Delete Myluckysearching.com related programs through the Control Panel of your machine
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the program that causes the appearance of intrusive ads or internet browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the MS Windows logo, and then press Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown on the screen below.
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and select the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown in the figure below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as on the image below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed software and remove all software which has the name similar to the web site which has been set as your FF, Google Chrome, IE and Microsoft Edge newtab, start page and search engine by default. We suggest to press ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed programs by date. When you have found anything suspicious that may be the browser hijacker infection, adware or potentially unwanted software, then choose this program and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the suspicious program blocked from removal, then run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully get rid of it from your personal computer.
Clean up the browsers shortcuts that have been hijacked by Myluckysearching.com
Once installed, this browser hijacker may add an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you open the web-browser, it will show the intrusive startpage.
Right click on the web browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. 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://site.address” that has been added here. Remove everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
To save changes, click OK . You need to clean all web browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
Remove Myluckysearching.com from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
The Firefox reset will keep your personal information like bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data and remove unwanted search engine and startpage like Myluckysearching.com, modified preferences, extensions and security settings.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and press the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as shown on the screen below.
A small menu will appear, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your FF internet browser settings to its original state.
Get rid of Myluckysearching.com homepage from Microsoft Internet Explorer
In order to restore all internet browser start page, new tab page and search provider by default you need to reset the IE to the state, that was when the Windows was installed on your PC.
First, start the Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your machine for the changes to take effect. It will remove Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker, disable malicious and ad-supported browser’s extensions and restore the IE’s settings such as new tab, startpage and search provider by default to default state.
Remove Myluckysearching.com startpage from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the browser hijacker, harmful and adware extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s new tab page, start page and search engine by default that have been modified by hijacker.
- First, start the Google Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display 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 Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Chrome settings to default.
How to automatically remove Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker infection
In order to completely remove Myluckysearching.com, you not only need to remove it from the browsers, but also remove all its components in your PC including Windows registry entries. We recommend to download and use free removal utilities to automatically clean your personal computer of Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker infection.
Delete Myluckysearching.com search with Zemana Anti-malware
We suggest using the Zemana Anti-malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-malware to scan for and delete Myluckysearching.com homepage from your personal computer. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC.
Download Zemana anti-malware from the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
When downloading is done, start it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana anti-malware will try to update itself and when this process is finished, click the “Scan” button to start scanning your computer for the Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker that cause a redirect to Myluckysearching.com.
A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. During the scan it’ll detect all threats exist on your system. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana anti malware will start removing all detected folders, files, services and registry entries.
Get rid of Myluckysearching.com search with Malwarebytes
Manual Myluckysearching.com startpage removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the browser hijacker may be not completely removed. We recommend that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your system of browser hijacker. Moreover, the free program will allow you to remove malicious software, PUPs, adware and toolbars that your machine can be infected too.
Download Malwarebytes on your machine from the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
When downloading is complete, close all applications and windows on your computer. Double-click the set up file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the figure below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, click Finish button. Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the hijacker which cause a reroute to Myluckysearching.com. This task can take some time, so please be patient. While the tool is scanning, you may see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
When the system scan is complete, you can check all items detected on your machine. In order to remove all items, simply click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing Myluckysearching.com hijacker and other security threats. Once disinfection is done, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes to remove browser hijacker and other malicious software.
Scan and clean your PC system of browser hijacker infection with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal utility that may be downloaded and run to remove browser hijackers, ‘ad supported’ software, malicious software, PUPs, toolbars and other threats from your machine. You may run this tool to scan for threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
- Download AdwCleaner from the following link.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: November 17, 2018
- Select the file location as Desktop, and then click Save.
- Once downloading is done, start the AdwCleaner, double-click the adwcleaner_xxx.exe file.
- If the “User Account Control” prompts, click Yes to continue.
- In the AdwCleaner window, click the “Scan” to perform a system scan with this tool for the Myluckysearching.com hijacker which redirects your web browser to the Myluckysearching.com annoying web-page. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your machine and the speed of your PC. While the utility is scanning, you can see count of objects and files has already scanned.
- Once the checking is finished, a list of all items found is produced. Review the scan results and then click “Clean”. If the AdwCleaner will ask you to reboot your computer, click “OK”.
The few simple steps shown in detail in the following video.
Block Myluckysearching.com startpage and other unwanted web pages
It’s important to run adblocker applications like AdGuard to protect your personal computer from harmful web pages. Most security experts says that it’s okay to block advertisements. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard may to stop Myluckysearching.com and other undesired web-sites.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocking application is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard from the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
Once the download is complete, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen like below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick tutorial as shown on the image below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick guide that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your PC system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop ads, web pages such Myluckysearching.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 AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
How did Myluckysearching.com browser hijacker get on your computer
To sum up
Once you have done the step-by-step tutorial above, your PC system should be clean from browser hijacker, adware and malware. The Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Microsoft Edge will no longer display Myluckysearching.com unwanted home 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 in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.