The Easy Access to Internet Services instead of your home page is a sign of appearance of potentially unwanted program from the browser hijacker family on your PC. It can bring a security risk to your PC system. So, don’t ignore it! Of course, the “Easy Access to Internet Services” is just a web-site, but the browser hijacker uses it to modify your start page, newtab page and search engine by default, without your permission and desire to see it. The “Easy Access to Internet Services” as your startpage can be just the beginning, because your system has been affected with a malware, that in the future can increase the amount of problems with the Chrome, Firefox, IE and Edge. Its appearance will prevent you normally browse the Net, and more, may lead to crash the web-browser.
As mentioned above, the “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker also modifies the web browser’s search engine. So, your web-browser, when searching something, will show a hodgepodge of ads, links to unwanted and ad web sites and search results from the big search providers such as Google or Bing. As a result, actual use of a browser’s search becomes uncomfortable. Moreover, it can also lead to slowing or even freeze your internet browser.
Some hijackers also contain ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) that can open unwanted advertisements or gather your privacy data that can be transferred to third parties. These unwanted advertisements can be shown as pop-unders, pop-ups, in-text advertisements, video advertisements, text links or banners or even massive full page advertisements. Most of the ad supported software is developed to open advertisements, but some ad-supported software is form of spyware that often used to track users to gather lots of user information about you.
A malware which may make some unwanted changes to internet browsers settings on “Easy Access to Internet Services” commonly affects only Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker can change the Target property of browser’s shortcuts, so every time you launch the browser, instead of your startpage, you will see a completely different web site.
It’s important, do not use “Easy Access to Internet Services” web-site and don’t click on advertisements placed on it, as they can lead you to a more harmful or misleading web sites. The best option is to use the steps posted below to clean your machine of hijacker, get rid of the “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker, and thereby return your previous startpage and search engine.
Remove “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker
As with deleting ‘ad supported’ software, malware or PUPs, there are few steps you may do. We suggest trying them all. If you do only one part of the guide, then it should be use malicious software removal tool, because it should remove browser hijacker and stop any further. But to completely remove the “Easy Access to Internet Services” you’ll have to at least reset your internet browser settings such as newtab, startpage and search provider by default to default state, disinfect web-browsers shortcuts, uninstall all unwanted and suspicious programs, and delete hijacker with malware removal utilities. Some of the steps below will require you to shut down this page. So, please read the step by step instructions carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Easy Access to Internet Services, complete the following steps:
- How to get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker without any software
- Remove potentially unwanted software through the MS Windows Control Panel
- Fix hijacked web-browsers shortcuts to get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker
- Get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker from Mozilla Firefox
- Remove Easy Access to Internet Services from Chrome
- Remove “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker from Internet Explorer
- “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker automatic removal
- How to stop Easy Access to Internet Services redirect
- How can you prevent the “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker
- To sum up
How to get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker without any software
Read this section to know how to manually remove the “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker. Even if the steps does not work for you, there are several free malicious software removers below that can easily handle such hijackers.
Remove potentially unwanted software through the MS Windows Control Panel
It is of primary importance to first identify and delete all potentially unwanted applications, adware programs and hijackers through ‘Add/Remove Programs’ (Windows XP) or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 10, 8, 7) section of your Windows Control Panel.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all applications installed on your system. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed programs, we recommend sort software by date in the Control panel.
Fix hijacked web-browsers shortcuts to get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker
When the hijacker is started, it can also alter the web browser’s shortcut files, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the web-browser, it will show an annoying web site.
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 shortcut files. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer.
Get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings such as startpage, newtab and search provider by default have been changed by the hijacker, then resetting it to the default state can help.
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 on the image below.
A small menu will appear, press the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed in the following example.
Follow the onscreen procedure to revert back your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings to its original state.
Remove Easy Access to Internet Services from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the browser hijacker, malicious and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to recover the internet browser’s homepage, new tab page and search provider by default that have been replaced by “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker.
- First, run the Chrome and press the Menu icon (icon in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “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 display the reset settings dialog box as shown on the screen 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.
Remove “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker from Internet Explorer
First, start the Internet Explorer, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options” as displayed on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button as displayed in the figure below.
Once the task is finished, press “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your internet browser’s start page, new tab and search engine by default to default state.
“Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker automatic removal
There are not many good free anti-malware applications with high detection ratio. The effectiveness of malicious software removal tools depends on various factors, mostly on how often their virus/malware signatures DB are updated in order to effectively detect modern malware, ad supported software, browser hijackers and other potentially unwanted programs. We recommend to use several programs, not just one. These programs that listed below will help you get rid of all components of the browser hijacker from your disk and Windows registry and thereby delete “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker.
Use Zemana AntiMalware to delete browser hijacker
We advise you to run the Zemana that are completely clean your system. Moreover, the utility will help you to get rid of potentially unwanted programs, malware, toolbars and adware that your computer can be infected too.
Download Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
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Update: March 3, 2018
After the download is complete, close all software and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as on the image below.
When the setup begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will allow you set up Zemana Free on your computer.
Once installation is done, you will see window like below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker which changes internet browser settings to replace your start page, newtab and search provider by default. Depending on your computer, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the Zemana Free program is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as threat.
Once Zemana Free has finished scanning, Zemana Free will show a scan report. You may move items to Quarantine (all selected by default) by simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will start to delete “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker that cause a redirect to an unwanted web page.
Automatically get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker with Malwarebytes
Manual “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the browser hijacker can be not completely removed. We suggest that run the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your machine of browser hijacker. Moreover, the free program will allow you to remove malware, PUPs, ‘ad supported’ software and toolbars that your personal computer can be infected too.
Download MalwareBytes Anti Malware by clicking on the link below. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Update: March 20, 2018
After the download is finished, close all software and windows on your computer. Double-click the set up file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes on your PC. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is complete successfully, press Finish button. MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will automatically start and you can see its main screen as displayed below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes tool will start scanning the whole computer to find out “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker and other security threats. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your system. While the MalwareBytes is checking, you may see how many objects it has identified either as being malware.
As the scanning ends, you can check all items found on your system. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti Malware will start to delete “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker which redirects your browser to annoying web-sites. When the procedure is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the system.
We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to remove adware, browser hijacker and other malicious software.
Get rid of “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker from internet browsers with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool that can be downloaded and run to get rid of browser hijackers, ‘ad supported’ software, malware, PUPs, toolbars and other threats from your PC system. You can use this utility to find threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security application.
Download AdwCleaner utility by clicking on the following link.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: September 3, 2018
After the download is finished, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will launch the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to launch the application, press Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Scan” to perform a system scan with this tool for the “Easy Access to Internet Services” browser hijacker related files, folders and registry keys. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour.
As the scanning ends, AdwCleaner will show a list of all items detected by the scan as displayed below.
When you’re ready, press “Clean” button. It will open a dialog box. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will remove “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker which reroutes your web browser to annoying pages. Once disinfection is complete, the tool may ask you to restart your personal computer. After restart, the AdwCleaner will show the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
How to stop Easy Access to Internet Services redirect
Enabling an ad-blocker application such as AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad blocker applications will also protect you from malicious advertisements and sites, and, of course, block redirection chain to Easy Access to Internet Services and similar web pages.
- Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link and save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
- When the download is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is finished, press “Skip” to close the install program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” 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 start your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up advertisements, Easy Access to Internet Services redirect, as well as other malicious or misleading web-pages. 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.
How can you prevent the “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker
These days certain free software creators bundle additional applications which could be potentially unwanted software such as the “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker, with a view to making some money. These are not freeware as install an unwanted applications on to your Windows computer. So whenever you install a new free application that downloaded from the Web, be very careful during installation. Carefully read the EULA (a text with I ACCEPT/I DECLINE button), select custom or manual installation method, uncheck all additional software.
To sum up
Once you’ve complete the step-by-step tutorial outlined above, your system should be clean from this browser hijacker and other malware. The Chrome, IE, FF and MS Edge will no longer open undesired “Easy Access to Internet Services” page on startup. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step tutorial does not help you, then you have caught a new browser hijacker, and then the best way – ask for help.
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 “Easy Access to Internet Services” hijacker.