Is your browser re-directed to EasyPackageTracker page? This problem may be caused due to a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker is a type of malware that is made to modify your settings of internet browsers. You may experience any of the following behaviors: your newtab, startpage and search provider by default is changed to EasyPackageTracker, pages load slowly, you see multiple toolbars on the Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge that you didn’t install, you get a lot of pop-up ads.
The EasyPackageTracker browser hijacker takes over your browser’s default search provider and controls what will be displayed to you whenever you do a searching. Other than the search results, it also provides a lot of intrusive ads on the search page. Some of these advertisements made to force you into buying certain questionable products and applications. Moreover, sometimes, those ads could reroute you to misleading or malicious pages.
As well as undesired internet browser redirections to EasyPackageTracker, the browser hijacker infection can gather your Net browsing activity by saving URLs visited, IP addresses, web-browser version and type, cookie information, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and sites visited. Such kind of behavior can lead to serious security problems or personal data theft. This is another reason why the hijacker that redirects the internet browser to EasyPackageTracker, is categorized as PUP (potentially unwanted program).
So, it is very important to free your personal computer of browser hijacker as soon as possible. The steps, which is shown below, will assist you to delete EasyPackageTracker homepage from the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge and other web browsers.
How to remove EasyPackageTracker from PC
In the guidance below, we’ll try to cover the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge and provide general advice to remove EasyPackageTracker . You may find some minor differences in your Windows install. No matter, you should be okay if you follow the steps outlined below: remove all suspicious and unknown apps, reset web-browsers settings, fix web browsers shortcuts, use free malicious software removal utilities. Some of the steps below will require you to exit this web-page. So, please read the guidance carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove EasyPackageTracker, execute the steps below:
- How to manually remove EasyPackageTracker
- How to automatically remove EasyPackageTracker hijacker
- How to block EasyPackageTracker redirect
- How to avoid setup of EasyPackageTracker hijacker
- To sum up
How to manually remove EasyPackageTracker
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually remove EasyPackageTracker from the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge.
Uninstall EasyPackageTracker related apps through the Control Panel of your PC system
First method for manual hijacker removal is to go into the MS Windows “Control Panel”, then “Uninstall a program” console. Take a look at the list of software on your machine and see if there are any suspicious and unknown applications. 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 application, ad supported software or malware, you will likely find information that says so.
Make sure you have closed all web-browsers and other apps. Press CTRL, ALT, DEL keys together to open the Microsoft Windows Task Manager.
Click on the “Processes” tab, look for something suspicious that is the browser hijacker which modifies web-browser settings to replace your home page, newtab and default search provider with EasyPackageTracker page then right-click it and select “End Task” or “End Process” option. In many cases, malware masks itself to avoid detection by imitating legitimate Windows processes. A process is particularly suspicious: it’s taking up a lot of memory (despite the fact that you closed all of your applications), its name is not familiar to you (if you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for its name in Google, Yahoo or Bing).
Next, remove any unwanted and suspicious programs from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, click the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Choose “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of apps installed on your personal computer. Most likely, one of them is the browser hijacker responsible for changing your web browser settings to EasyPackageTracker. Choose the questionable program or the application that name is not familiar to you and delete it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in MS Windows, select “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Select the questionable or any unknown software, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this undesired program from your PC.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an undesired program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Remove EasyPackageTracker redirect from Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer internet browser you revert back your web-browser settings to its default state. This is basic when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by browser hijacker like EasyPackageTracker.
First, open the Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” like 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 shown on the image below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your machine for the changes to take effect.
Get rid of EasyPackageTracker from Mozilla Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
Resetting your Mozilla Firefox is good initial troubleshooting step for any issues with your web browser application, including the redirect to EasyPackageTracker web page.
Launch the Mozilla Firefox and click the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the internet browser screen. Next, press the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will open the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you are unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as displayed below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the EasyPackageTracker hijacker and other web browser’s harmful extensions. When, it’s done, click the “Finish” button.
Remove EasyPackageTracker search from Chrome
In order to be sure that there is nothing left behind, we suggest you to reset Chrome internet browser. It will return Chrome settings including newtab page, start page and search engine by default to defaults.
First start the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will display the Google Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the extension signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Chrome menu once again. Further, press the option called “Settings”.
The web-browser will display the settings screen. Another method to show the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, like below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box as displayed below.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web-browser will start the procedure of cleaning. When it is complete, the web browser’s settings including newtab page, startpage and search provider by default back to the values which have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your machine.
How to automatically remove EasyPackageTracker hijacker
If you are not expert at computer technology, then we recommend to run free removal utilities listed below to delete EasyPackageTracker homepage for good. The automatic way is highly recommended. It has less steps and easier to implement than the manual solution. Moreover, it lower risk of system damage. So, the automatic EasyPackageTracker removal is a better option.
Automatically remove EasyPackageTracker start page with Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM)
We suggest using the Zemana Anti Malware. You can download and install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) to detect and remove EasyPackageTracker from your PC. When installed and updated, the malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the computer.
Download Zemana Free on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the following link.
Author: Zemana Ltd
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Update: April 20, 2017
When downloading is complete, close all programs and windows on your PC system. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as shown in the figure below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” which will allow you install Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your personal computer.
Once setup is done, you will see window as shown in the following example.
Now press the “Scan” button to begin checking your PC system for the hijacker that responsible for internet browser redirect to the undesired EasyPackageTracker site. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your personal computer. While the Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) program is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
Once Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) has finished scanning your PC, Zemana will prepare a list of undesired and ad supported software apps. In order to delete all threats, simply click “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will remove hijacker that cause a redirect to EasyPackageTracker web-site.
Remove EasyPackageTracker startpage with Malwarebytes
You can get rid of EasyPackageTracker automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malicious software removal tool because it may easily get rid of hijackers, ad-supported software, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- Download MalwareBytes Free by clicking on the following link. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Update: November 9, 2017
- After downloading is complete, close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is finished, press the “Scan Now” button to find out hijacker which reroutes your web-browser to intrusive EasyPackageTracker web-site. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- After the checking is complete, MalwareBytes will show a list of all items detected by the scan. Next, you need to click “Quarantine Selected”. Once the clean up is done, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
The following video offers a steps on how to remove hijackers, adware and other malicious software with MalwareBytes Free.
Scan your system and get rid of EasyPackageTracker search with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free removal tool which can check your computer for a wide range of security threats such as ad-supported software, malware, PUPs as well as hijacker related to EasyPackageTracker redirect. It will perform a deep scan of your PC including hard drives and Windows registry. After a malicious software is found, it will allow you to get rid of all found threats from your personal computer with a simple click.
- Download AdwCleaner on your machine by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 30, 2017
- After the downloading process is complete, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this utility is started, click “Scan” button to start scanning your personal computer for the browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting user searches to EasyPackageTracker. While the AdwCleaner is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- After AdwCleaner has completed scanning your computer, AdwCleaner will display a list of all threats found by the scan. When you are ready, click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, press “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
How to block EasyPackageTracker redirect
We suggest to install an ad-blocking application which can block EasyPackageTracker and other intrusive web pages. The ad blocking utility like AdGuard is a program that basically removes advertising from the Net and stops access to malicious pages. Moreover, security experts says that using ad-blocking software is necessary to stay safe when surfing the Net.
Installing the AdGuard ad blocker program is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard by clicking on the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
When the download is done, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown 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 guide like below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop popup advertisements, sites such EasyPackageTracker, 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, that is located on your desktop.
How to avoid setup of EasyPackageTracker hijacker
To sum up
Now your machine should be clean of the browser hijacker infection which designed to redirect your web-browser to the EasyPackageTracker site. Uninstall AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-ups and annoying harmful web-sites) and Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your machine for new hijackers and other malicious software). 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 EasyPackageTracker search from the FF, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.