Is your web-browser rerouted to EasyZip New Tab? This problem may be caused due to a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker is a type of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that is designed to change your settings of internet browsers. You may experience any of the following behaviors: your default search engine, new tab and homepage is changed to EasyZip, web-sites load slowly, you see multiple toolbars on the Firefox, Google Chrome, MS Edge and IE that you didn’t install, you get a huge count of popups.
When your PC system is affected with EasyZip browser hijacker infection, every time you open your web-browser you will see this web page. Of course you can setup your homepage again, but next time you launch a internet browser you will see that EasyZip homepage return. As mentioned above, the browser hijacker can modify the default search provider on this annoying web-page too, so all your search queries will be redirected to EasyZip. Thus the authors of the browser hijacker infection can gather the search terms of your queries, and redirect you to annoying web-pages.
While the EasyZip browser hijacker is active, you won’t be able to restore the Chrome, Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer and FF’ settings such as new tab page, search provider and startpage. If you try to set your home page to be Google, Bing or Yahoo, those settings will be automatically changed to EasyZip with the next machine reboot. But this does not mean that you should just ignore it or get along with this fact. Because this is not the best option, due to the EasyZip startpage you can have problems with the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and Edge, intrusive ads and even personal data theft.
Therefore it is very important to free your system of browser hijacker infection ASAP. Follow the few simple steps below to delete EasyZip search, as well as other malware and adware, which can be installed onto your PC along with it.
How to remove EasyZip New Tab from system
We can assist you delete EasyZip, without the need to take your computer to a professional. Simply follow the removal tutorial below if you currently have the intrusive hijacker on your computer and want to remove it. If you’ve any difficulty while trying to remove the hijacker, feel free to ask for our assist in the comment section below. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to exit your browser or reboot your computer.
To remove EasyZip, complete the following steps:
- How to manually remove EasyZip
- Scan your system and remove EasyZip with free utilities
- Block EasyZip redirect and other unwanted webpages
- How can you prevent the EasyZip hijacker infection
- Finish words
How to manually remove EasyZip
Steps to get rid of EasyZip hijacker without any applications are presented below. Be sure to carry out the step-by-step tutorial completely to fully remove this undesired EasyZip startpage.
Uninstall potentially unwanted apps through the MS Windows Control Panel
It is of primary importance to first identify and remove all PUPs, ‘ad supported’ software applications and hijackers through ‘Add/Remove Programs’ (Windows XP) or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 10, 8, 7) section of your MS Windows Control Panel.
- 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 open the Windows Control Panel.
- Further, click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- It will show a list of all software installed on the machine.
- Scroll through the all list, and remove questionable and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort programs by date.
See more details in the video guide below.
Remove EasyZip homepage from Internet Explorer
In order to recover all browser new tab page, search provider and homepage you need to reset the IE to the state, that was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your computer.
First, start the Internet Explorer. Next, press the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown on the screen below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete EasyZip start page from Firefox
If your Mozilla Firefox browser homepage has replaced to EasyZip without your permission or an unknown search provider displays results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web-browser reset.
First, run the Mozilla Firefox and press button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Further, click the Help button () like 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 figure below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display the confirmation dialog box. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a task to fix your problems that caused by the hijacker that modifies web browser settings to replace your start page, search provider by default and new tab page with EasyZip site. After, it’s done, click the “Finish” button.
Delete EasyZip search from Google Chrome
Run the Reset internet browser tool of the Chrome to reset all its settings like homepage, default search provider and newtab to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, in the case of web browser hijacks such as EasyZip.
- First launch the Google Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the add-on labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Google Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is complete, your internet browser’s default search provider, new tab and homepage will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Scan your system and remove EasyZip with free utilities
The easiest way to delete EasyZip hijacker is to run an anti malware program capable of detecting browser hijackers including EasyZip. We recommend try Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) or another free malicious software remover which listed below. It has excellent detection rate when it comes to ad supported software, hijacker infections and other PUPs.
Get rid of EasyZip redirect with Zemana Free
You can get rid of EasyZip start page automatically with a help of Zemana Free. We advise this malicious software removal tool because it can easily delete browser hijacker infections, PUPs, adware and toolbars with all their components such as folders, files and registry entries.
Now you can setup and run Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) to remove EasyZip start page from your internet browser by following the steps below:
Click the link below to download Zemana Anti-Malware installer called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your computer. Save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
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Launch the installer after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to install this tool on your computer.
During install you can change some settings, but we suggest you do not make any changes to default settings.
When installation is complete, this malware removal tool will automatically launch and update itself. You will see its main window as displayed in the figure below.
Now press the “Scan” button to start scanning your PC system for the hijacker responsible for redirecting your internet browser to EasyZip web site. While the Zemana AntiMalware application is checking, you may see how many objects it has identified as threat.
When the system scan is done, Zemana will produce a list of unwanted and adware. Once you have selected what you want to delete from your PC click “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will begin to delete hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to EasyZip. When finished, you can be prompted to restart your PC to make the change take effect.
Use HitmanPro to remove EasyZip search
HitmanPro is a free tool which can scan for browser hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to EasyZip. It is not always easy to locate all the unwanted applications that your computer might have picked up on the Web. Hitman Pro will detect the adware, hijackers and other malicious software you need to delete.
Please go to the following link to download HitmanPro. Save it to your Desktop.
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When downloading is finished, open the file location and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will start the HitmanPro tool. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to start the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” to detect hijacker that responsible for internet browser reroute to the undesired EasyZip web site. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your PC system. While the Hitman Pro program is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
After the scan is complete, Hitman Pro will open a list of all threats found by the scan as displayed on the screen below.
You may delete threats (move to Quarantine) by simply press “Next” button. It will show a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will delete hijacker infection responsible for redirects to EasyZip and add items to the Quarantine. When disinfection is done, the tool may ask you to reboot your system.
Use Malwarebytes to remove EasyZip home page
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free. You may download and install Malwarebytes to detect and remove EasyZip from your system. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically scan and detect all threats exist on the system.
MalwareBytes Free can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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After downloading is done, close all windows on your system. Further, start the file called mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown on the screen below, press the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will assist you install MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) on the computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is complete successfully, press Finish button. Then MalwareBytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown in the figure below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button . MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) utility will begin scanning the whole computer to find out browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting user searches to EasyZip. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your PC system and the speed of your computer. While the MalwareBytes Anti Malware application is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
As the scanning ends, a list of all threats found is prepared. In order to delete all items, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) will start to remove hijacker related to EasyZip . After disinfection is finished, you can be prompted to restart your PC system. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes Free to remove browser hijackers, adware and other malicious software.
Block EasyZip redirect and other unwanted webpages
It is also critical to protect your web-browsers from malicious web sites and ads by using an ad blocking program such as AdGuard. Security experts says that it’ll greatly reduce the risk of malware, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop.
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After downloading it, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is finished, you will see a window as displayed on the screen 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 help 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 launch your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop up advertisements, websites like EasyZip, as well as other harmful or misleading pages. 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 can be found on your desktop.
How can you prevent the EasyZip hijacker infection
The majority of hijackers such as EasyZip gets on your computer along with free programs or even paid apps that World Wide Web users can easily download online. The installation packages of such software, in many cases, clearly indicate that they will install bundled software. The option is given to users to stop the install of any optional apps. So, in order to avoid the setup of any browser hijackers: read all disclaimers and install screens very carefully, select only Custom or Advanced install option and reject all third-party apps in which you are unsure.
Now your computer should be free of the hijacker that cause EasyZip web site to appear. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted ads and annoying harmful websites) and Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your machine for new malicious software, hijackers and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Microsoft Windows operating system. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new hijacker infections, malicious applications and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to delete EasyZip redirect from your browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.