The Get Tracker Package is a hijacker infection. It is a type of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Unlike viruses, it’ll not delete or infect your files, but its actions will cause some problems with your internet browser. This is because that it’ll infect your machine, get full access to your internet browsers such as Chrome, IE, FF and Edge and be able to change their settings. Of course, it did not ask you for permission and do it secretly as possible. Once your web browser settings will be replaced, you’ll be rerouted to unwanted web pages completely, some of which can be dangerous or misleading websites. For this reason, we recommend that you delete Get Tracker Package hijacker infection immediately and thus restore your favorite home page and search provider.
As mentioned above, the Get Tracker Package browser hijacker also modifies the web-browser’s search provider. So, your web browser, when searching something, will display a hodgepodge of ads, links to unwanted and ad pages and search results from the big search providers like Google or Bing. As a result, actual use of a internet browser’s search becomes uncomfortable. Moreover, it can also lead to slowing or even freeze your browser.
Also, ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) may be installed on the PC together with Get Tracker Package browser hijacker. It will insert tons of ads directly to the sites which you view, creating a sense that ads has been added by the authors of the website. Moreover, legal ads can be replaced on fake ads that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and malicious applications. Moreover, the Get Tracker Package browser hijacker can be used to collect lots of your confidential info which can be later transferred third party companies.
Thus, it’s clear that the presence of browser hijacker on your PC is not desirable, and you need to clean up your computer as quickly as possible. Follow the few simple steps below in order to delete Get Tracker Package from FF, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
How to remove Get Tracker Package
Without a doubt, the browser hijacker infection is harmful to your machine. So you need to quickly and completely remove this malicious software. To delete this hijacker, you may use the manual removal instructions which are given below or free malicious software removal utility such as Zemana Free, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) or HitmanPro (all are free). We recommend you use automatic removal way that will allow you to delete Get Tracker Package easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in PC system or in the case where hijacker is not uninstalled automatically. Certain of the steps will require you to restart your PC or close this web-site. So, read this tutorial carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Get Tracker Package, use the following steps:
- How to get rid of Get Tracker Package start page without any software
- Run free malware removal tools to completely delete Get Tracker Package homepage
- How to stop Get Tracker Package
- How to prevent Get Tracker Package hijacker from getting inside your personal computer
- Finish words
How to get rid of Get Tracker Package start page without any software
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually get rid of Get Tracker Package startpage from the Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and IE.
Remove PUPs through the Windows Control Panel
Some of PUPs, adware and browser hijacker can be uninstalled using the Add/Remove programs utility that can be found in the MS Windows Control Panel. So, if you are using any version of Microsoft Windows and you have noticed an unwanted program, then first try to get rid of it through Add/Remove programs.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as displayed in the following example.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown in the following example.
Very carefully look around the entire list of apps installed on your PC system. Most probably, one of them is the browser hijacker that responsible for browser reroute to the intrusive Get Tracker Package site. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious apps by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a dubious, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to press ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as displayed below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your system. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the software that were installed last. Most probably, it is the hijacker infection that redirects your web-browser to annoying Get Tracker Package web page. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the application which you need to uninstall is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as shown on the screen below.
Get rid of Get Tracker Package from FF by resetting browser settings
The FF reset will keep your personal information like bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data and delete unwanted search engine and start page like Get Tracker Package, modified preferences, extensions and security settings.
First, start the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Further, press the Help button () as displayed 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 browser adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation prompt. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the browser hijacker responsible for redirecting your browser to Get Tracker Package website. After, it is finished, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Get Tracker Package from Chrome
Like other modern web browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby restore the internet browser new tab page, startpage and search provider by default that have been replaced by the Get Tracker Package hijacker.
First start the 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 addons. If the list has the plugin signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following steps: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option called “Settings”.
The web-browser will display the settings screen. Another solution to display the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web-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, as displayed in the following example and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Google Chrome will display the confirmation dialog box as shown in the following example.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web browser will launch the procedure of cleaning. After it is finished, the browser’s settings including default search engine, new tab and homepage back to the values which have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your personal computer.
Remove Get Tracker Package homepage from IE
By resetting Microsoft 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 hijacker infection such as Get Tracker Package.
First, open the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will open the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press 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 PC for the changes to take effect.
Run free malware removal tools to completely delete Get Tracker Package homepage
It’s not enough to remove Get Tracker Package from your web-browser by following the manual steps above to solve all problems. Some Get Tracker Package browser hijacker related files may remain on your computer and they will restore the hijacker even after you delete it. For that reason we recommend to use free anti-malware tool like Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM), MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) and Hitman Pro. Either of those applications should has the ability to detect and remove Get Tracker Package hijacker infection and other web-browser’s harmful addons.
Scan and free your computer of Get Tracker Package with Zemana
You can remove Get Tracker Package automatically with a help of Zemana AntiMalware. We suggest this malware removal utility because it can easily remove browser hijackers, PUPs, adware and toolbars with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) for Windows. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
After the download is complete, close all apps and windows on your PC system. Double-click the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you setup Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your PC system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, Zemana Free will automatically start and you can see its main screen like below.
Now press the “Scan” button to perform a system scan for the browser hijacker responsible for redirects to Get Tracker Package. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. While the tool is checking, you can see number of objects and files has already scanned.
Once the checking is complete, Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will display a list of found items. Review the results once the tool has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply click “Next” button. The Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will get rid of hijacker infection that responsible for web-browser redirect to the intrusive Get Tracker Package webpage. Once finished, you may be prompted to reboot the machine.
Use HitmanPro to delete Get Tracker Package from the computer
HitmanPro is a portable tool which searches for and deletes undesired programs such as browser hijackers, adware, toolbars, other browser extensions and other malicious software. It scans your machine for Get Tracker Package browser hijacker and other web-browser’s malicious extensions and prepares a list of items marked for removal. Hitman Pro will only delete those undesired applications that you wish to be removed.
Download HitmanPro from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
After the downloading process is finished, open the folder in which you saved it and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro utility. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to start the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” to start scanning your PC for the browser hijacker which redirects your web-browser to intrusive Get Tracker Package web-page. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your computer. While the Hitman Pro program is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
Once HitmanPro has finished scanning your PC, HitmanPro will prepare a list of undesired and ad supported software as shown on the image below.
You may get rid of threats (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Next” button. It will show a prompt, press the “Activate free license” button. The HitmanPro will get rid of browser hijacker which created to redirect your web-browser to the Get Tracker Package web site and move threats to the program’s quarantine. When that process is finished, the tool may ask you to reboot your computer.
Use Malwarebytes to remove Get Tracker Package
You can get rid of Get Tracker Package redirect automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malicious software removal utility because it may easily get rid of browser hijackers, ad-supported software, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of MalwareBytes Anti-Malware for MS Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
When downloading is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes will try to update itself and when this process is done, press the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your system for the hijacker infection responsible for redirects to Get Tracker Package. This process may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes AntiMalware utility is scanning, you may see number of objects it has identified as being infected by malware. All detected items will be marked. You can remove them all by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti Malware is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malicious software removal utility, we suggest you to read and follow the steps or the video guide below.
How to stop Get Tracker Package
It is also critical to protect your web-browsers from malicious web-sites and advertisements by using an ad blocking program like AdGuard. Security experts says that it’ll 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.
Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of AdGuard for MS Windows. Save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as displayed on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is finished, you will see a window as shown on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop ups, websites such as Get Tracker Package, as well as other harmful or misleading websites. 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 prevent Get Tracker Package hijacker from getting inside your personal computer
Now your machine should be clean of the browser hijacker that reroutes your internet browser to intrusive Get Tracker Package website. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop up ads and undesired malicious web-sites) and Zemana Anti-Malware (to periodically scan your PC for new malicious software, browser hijacker infections and ad supported software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for MS Windows operating system. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijackers, harmful applications and ad supported software are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of Get Tracker Package from your browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.