The GetFlightInfo is an one of the many annoying pages that may be shown automatically each time you open the web browser. Cause of this is a hijacker that was set on your PC without your consent. Once started, the browser hijacker infection modifies the certain Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as homepage, new tab page and default search provider to reroute you on the GetFlightInfo site. Because, the owners of such web-sites do not disdain to use any methods to promote their web-sites and attract new users. Below we explain how to remove GetFlightInfo from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, FF and Edge thus return your favorite newtab page, home page and search engine by default to normal state.
Being infected by GetFlightInfo hijacker, every time you launch your web-browser you will see this web site. Of course you can setup your startpage again, but next time you run a internet browser you will see that GetFlightInfo return. As mentioned above, the hijacker can modify the default search provider on this undesired web-site too, so all your search queries will be redirected to GetFlightInfo. Thus the authors of the browser hijacker can gather the search terms of your queries, and redirect you to undesired sites.
Although, GetFlightInfo hijacker infection is not a virus, but it does bad things, and it introduces changes to current settings of internet browsers. Moreover, an adware (sometimes named ‘ad-supported’ software) may be additionally installed on to your system by this hijacker, which will display a lot of advertisements, or even massive full page ads that blocks surfing the Internet. Often such these advertisements can recommend to install other unknown and unwanted software or visit harmful web sites.
We recommend you to clean your personal computer of browser hijacker sooner. Use the steps below which will help to get rid of GetFlightInfo redirect and ‘ad-supported’ program, which may be installed onto your PC along with it.
How to remove GetFlightInfo from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
There are a simple manual tutorial below which will assist you to get rid of GetFlightInfo from your Windows personal computer. The most effective method to delete this hijacker is to perform the manual removal steps and then run Zemana, MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) or AdwCleaner automatic tools (all are free). The manual solution will help to weaken this browser hijacker infection and these malware removal tools will completely remove GetFlightInfo and return the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer settings to default.
To remove GetFlightInfo, execute the steps below:
- How to get rid of GetFlightInfo redirect without any software
- How to remove GetFlightInfo search with free software
- Block GetFlightInfo and other unwanted web pages
- How to GetFlightInfo hijacker get installed onto PC system
- To sum up
How to get rid of GetFlightInfo redirect without any software
The step-by-step guide will help you delete GetFlightInfo . These GetFlightInfo removal steps work for the Google Chrome, FF, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, as well as every version of Microsoft Windows operating system.
Uninstall PUPs through the Windows Control Panel
First of all, check the list of installed programs on your system and delete all unknown and recently installed software. If you see an unknown application with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malware and you should clean it off first with malware removal utility such as Zemana Anti-malware.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then click Windows button, next click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then click “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will display the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will display a list of all software installed on the computer.
- Scroll through the all list, and remove questionable and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort apps by date.
See more details in the video guide below.
Remove GetFlightInfo search from Google Chrome
If your Chrome internet browser is redirected to unwanted GetFlightInfo web page, it may be necessary to completely reset your browser application to its default settings.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as displayed on the image below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, press the “Reset” button.
Remove GetFlightInfo startpage from Microsoft Internet Explorer
In order to recover all internet browser homepage, new tab and default search provider you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the MS Windows was installed on your computer.
First, open the IE. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as displayed on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as displayed on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your PC system for the changes to take effect.
Get rid of GetFlightInfo redirect from FF
If your Mozilla Firefox internet browser homepage has changed to GetFlightInfo without your permission or an unknown search provider shows results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web browser reset.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, click the Help button () as on the image below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the following example. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will begin a task to fix your problems that caused by the hijacker infection responsible for GetFlightInfo redirect. When, it is done, click the “Finish” button.
How to remove GetFlightInfo search with free software
Manual removal guide does not always allow to completely remove the hijacker infection, as it’s not easy to identify and remove components of hijacker and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it is recommended that you use malicious software removal utility to completely remove GetFlightInfo off your system. Several free malware removal tools are currently available that can be used against the hijacker. The optimum solution would be to use Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM), Malwarebytes Free and AdwCleaner.
Scan and free your machine of GetFlightInfo with Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM)
Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) is a utility which can delete ad-supported software, potentially unwanted apps, browser hijackers and other malicious software from your personal computer easily and for free. Zemana Anti-Malware is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of personal computer resources.
Please go to the link below to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Microsoft Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Once the downloading process is finished, launch it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana Anti-Malware will try to update itself and when this task is finished, click the “Scan” button to begin scanning your PC system for the hijacker responsible for GetFlightInfo .
While the tool is checking, you may see how many objects and files has already scanned. Review the report and then press “Next” button.
The Zemana will delete browser hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to GetFlightInfo and move threats to the program’s quarantine.
Scan and free your computer of hijacker infection with Malwarebytes
Remove GetFlightInfo hijacker manually is difficult and often the hijacker is not completely removed. Therefore, we advise you to use the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your PC. Moreover, the free program will allow you to remove malware, potentially unwanted apps, toolbars and ‘ad supported’ software that your system can be infected too.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of MalwareBytes Free for Microsoft Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
After downloading is finished, close all windows on your personal computer. Further, open the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install MalwareBytes AntiMalware on the PC system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once install is finished successfully, press Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will automatically run and you can see its main window like below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your PC for the hijacker related to GetFlightInfo redirect. This process can take some time, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware program is checking, you may see number of objects it has identified as threat.
After MalwareBytes completes the scan, MalwareBytes will create a list of undesired and ‘ad supported’ software applications. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes AntiMalware will begin to delete hijacker responsible for GetFlightInfo search. Once finished, you can be prompted to restart your computer. We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes Free to get rid of browser hijacker infections, adware and other malicious software.
Remove GetFlightInfo search from browsers with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a portable little application that requires no hard installation. The program itself is small in size (only a few Mb). AdwCleaner does not need any drivers and special dlls. It’s probably easier to use than any alternative malware removal utilities you have ever tried. AdwCleaner works on 64 and 32-bit versions of Windows 10, 8, 7 and XP. It proves that little removal utility can be just as useful as the widely known antivirus programs.
- Download AdwCleaner from the following link. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2018
- After the download is done, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is launched, press “Scan” button for scanning your computer for the browser hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to GetFlightInfo. While the AdwCleaner program is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
- Once that process is finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. When you are ready, click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Block GetFlightInfo and other unwanted web pages
Use an ad blocker tool such as AdGuard will protect you from malicious ads and content. Moreover, you can find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and block phishing and spam web sites. Additionally, ad blocker applications will help you to avoid annoying pop up advertisements and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocker program is simple. First you will need to download AdGuard from the following link. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
After the downloading process is done, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown on the screen 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 instructions as displayed 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 system, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop ads, GetFlightInfo redirect, as well as other harmful or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your desktop.
How to GetFlightInfo hijacker get installed onto PC system
To sum up
Once you have complete the few simple steps shown above, your computer should be clean from this browser hijacker and other malicious software. The Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer will no longer display annoying GetFlightInfo startpage on startup. Unfortunately, if the step by step tutorial does not help you, then you have caught a new hijacker infection, 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 intrusive GetFlightInfo .