Computer security researchers has determined that MyCalenderPlanner is a PUP from the browser hijacker family. The instructions below will teach you all you need to know about this browser hijacker. How it got into your PC, how to remove MyCalenderPlanner, and how to protect your computer from any undesired applications such as this browser hijacker in the future. Listen to advice, the faster you will get rid of MyCalenderPlanner – the safer will your PC be.
The MyCalenderPlanner hijacker can also set up an unwanted page as the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, MS Edge and Mozilla Firefox default search engine that cause search redirections via the webpage. In this way, authors of the hijacker have an opportunity to display various advertisements together with the search results for your query. These unwanted advertisements will be combined in the redirected webpage. This can bring lots of money for makers of the hijacker.
Also, adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) can be installed on the system together with MyCalenderPlanner hijacker. It will insert a large number of advertisements directly to the web-sites which you view, creating a sense that advertisements has been added by the makers of the web page. Moreover, legal advertisements can be replaced on fake advertisements that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs.
Moreover, the MyCalenderPlanner hijacker can be used to gather a wide variety of marketing-type data about you that may be later transferred third party companies.
We strongly suggest that you perform the guidance below that will allow you to remove MyCalenderPlanner using the standard features of Windows and some proven free applications.
Remove MyCalenderPlanner from Google Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
We are presenting a few solutions to delete MyCalenderPlanner from the MS Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome using only internal MS Windows functions. Most of browser hijacker infections and potentially unwanted programs can be removed via these processes. If these steps does not help to remove MyCalenderPlanner, then it’s better to run a free malicious software removal tools linked below.
To remove MyCalenderPlanner, use the following steps:
- How to remove MyCalenderPlanner without any software
- How to remove MyCalenderPlanner start page with freeware
- Block MyCalenderPlanner and other undesired websites
- Tips to prevent MyCalenderPlanner and other unwanted applications
- Finish words
How to remove MyCalenderPlanner without any software
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the MyCalenderPlanner from the Edge, Chrome, IE and Firefox web browsers.
Delete PUPs through the Microsoft Windows Control Panel
The best way to start the computer cleanup is to remove unknown and questionable applications. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded applications can clean up the Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox from pop ups hijackers and so on.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category like below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as displayed on the screen below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of applications installed on your computer. Most probably, one of them is the hijacker which cause MyCalenderPlanner website to appear. If you have many software installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious apps by sort the list by date of installation. Once you’ve found a questionable, unwanted or unused program, right click to it, after that press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
After the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown in the following example.
You will see a list of apps 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 that redirects your web browser to undesired MyCalenderPlanner website. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. Once the application which you need to remove is found, simply click on its name, and then press ‘Uninstall’ as on the image below.
Delete MyCalenderPlanner from Chrome
If you are getting MyCalenderPlanner instead of your start page or search provider, then you can try to remove it by resetting Chrome to its default state. It will also clear cookies, content and site data, temporary and cached data. It will save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
- First start 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 click Extensions.
- You will see 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 guide: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the 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 display the reset profile settings page as on the image above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is finished, your internet browser’s startpage, new tab page and search provider will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Remove MyCalenderPlanner from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
If Mozilla Firefox homepage or search engine are hijacked by the MyCalenderPlanner, your web browser shows annoying pop up advertisements, then ‘Reset Mozilla Firefox’ could solve these problems. It’ll save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and press the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu like below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as on the image below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to return your Mozilla Firefox internet browser settings to their original settings.
Delete MyCalenderPlanner startpage from Internet Explorer
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer browser settings such as new tab page, startpage and search provider by default had been hijacked, then you may return your settings, via the reset internet browser procedure.
First, launch the Internet Explorer, press ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will open the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. It will delete hijacker infection responsible for changing your web-browser settings to MyCalenderPlanner, disable malicious and ad-supported web browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings like default search provider, newtab and start page to default state.
How to remove MyCalenderPlanner start page with freeware
The easiest way to delete MyCalenderPlanner browser hijacker is to use an anti-malware program capable of detecting hijacker infections including MyCalenderPlanner. We suggest 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, browser hijacker infections and other potentially unwanted apps.
Get rid of MyCalenderPlanner startpage with Zemana Anti-Malware
We suggest using the Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM). You can download and install Zemana Anti-Malware to scan for and remove MyCalenderPlanner from your PC system. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the PC.
Now you can set up and use Zemana Free to delete MyCalenderPlanner search from your browser by following the steps below:
Click the following link to download Zemana Free installer called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your system. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: March 3, 2018
Start the setup file after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to set up this utility on your machine.
During install you can change some settings, but we recommend you do not make any changes to default settings.
When installation is done, this malware removal utility will automatically run and update itself. You will see its main window as displayed on the image below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the hijacker infection which alters internet browser settings to replace your default search engine, newtab page and start page with MyCalenderPlanner website. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your PC and the speed of your system. While the utility is checking, you can see number of objects and files has already scanned.
After that process is finished, a list of all items found is created. Next, you need to press “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti-Malware will get rid of browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting user searches to MyCalenderPlanner and move items to the program’s quarantine. Once the cleaning procedure is done, you can be prompted to restart your system to make the change take effect.
Scan your computer and remove MyCalenderPlanner redirect with HitmanPro
HitmanPro is a free portable program that scans your personal computer for adware, PUPs and browser hijacker infections such as MyCalenderPlanner and allows remove them easily. Moreover, it’ll also help you remove any harmful web browser extensions and add-ons.
Visit the following page to download the latest version of HitmanPro for MS Windows. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
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Update: June 28, 2018
Once downloading is finished, open the folder in which you saved it and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will run the Hitman Pro tool. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to launch the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” . Hitman Pro application will scan through the whole computer for the browser hijacker which developed to redirect your internet browser to the MyCalenderPlanner website. Depending on your computer, the scan may take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the Hitman Pro tool is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as being infected by malicious software.
Once finished, Hitman Pro will open you the results as shown below.
You may delete threats (move to Quarantine) by simply press “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, press the “Activate free license” button. The HitmanPro will get rid of MyCalenderPlanner hijacker and other web-browser’s harmful extensions and add threats to the Quarantine. When the clean up is complete, the tool may ask you to restart your computer.
How to remove MyCalenderPlanner with Malwarebytes
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your PC system of the browser hijacker. The free tool is an advanced malicious software removal application created by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti malware technology. It’s able to help you delete hijacker infections, PUPs, malware, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your personal computer for free.
MalwareBytes can be downloaded from the following link. Save it directly to your Microsoft Windows Desktop.
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Update: February 5, 2019
When the downloading process is done, close all windows on your personal computer. Further, run the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the figure below, press the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will assist you install MalwareBytes Free 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 Anti-Malware will automatically run and you can see its main window as displayed below.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button for scanning your PC system for the hijacker infection that responsible for browser reroute to the intrusive MyCalenderPlanner site.
When MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) has completed scanning, a list of all items detected is produced. You may remove threats (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) will delete browser hijacker which redirects your web browser to intrusive MyCalenderPlanner website. Once finished, you can be prompted to reboot your machine. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) to remove browser hijackers, adware and other malicious software.
Block MyCalenderPlanner and other undesired websites
It is also critical to protect your web-browsers from harmful webpages and ads by using an adblocker 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.
Click the following link to download AdGuard. Save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as displayed on the image 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 shown on the screen below.
Press “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guidance which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop advertisements, sites such as MyCalenderPlanner, 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 AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
Tips to prevent MyCalenderPlanner and other unwanted applications
Many programs used to hijack a computer’s internet browser. So, when you installing free applications, carefully read the disclaimers, choose the Custom or Advanced install mode to watch for additional apps that are being installed, because some of the apps are ad supported software and potentially unwanted apps.
Now your computer should be free of the hijacker infection related to MyCalenderPlanner startpage. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop up advertisements and annoying harmful web-pages) and Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your PC system for new malware, hijackers and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows operating system. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new browser hijackers, harmful apps and ad supported software are released.
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