If you have found that the Search.hshipmenttracker.co website is set as your start page or search provider and you cannot remember making those changes, then it is possible that your personal computer is affected by a PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the browser hijacker family and you should fix it as quickly as possible. In this article we’ll inform you about the best possible solutions to remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co from the MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome for good.
Being infected by Search.hshipmenttracker.co browser hijacker you’ll be forced to use its own search provider. It could seem not to be dangerous, but you still should be very careful, since it may show intrusive and malicious advertisements designed to trick you into buying certain questionable apps or products, provide search results that may redirect your browser to certain deceptive, misleading or harmful websites. We suggest that you use only the reliable search engine like Google, Yahoo or Bing.
It’s not a good idea to have an undesired application like Search.hshipmenttracker.co hijacker on your personal computer. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you don’t know about. The hijacker infection can gather sensitive information that may be later sold to third parties. You do not know if your home address, account names and passwords are safe. And of course you completely do not know what will happen when you click on any advertisements on the Search.hshipmenttracker.co website.
If the Google Chrome, MS Edge, Firefox and Internet Explorer have been infected with the Search.hshipmenttracker.co hijacker, you must have finished any of the steps above. Once you’ve cleaned your PC system by following our steps below, make sure not to commit the same mistakes again in the future.
How to remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co from personal computer
To delete Search.hshipmenttracker.co from your web-browser, you must delete all suspicious programs and every component that could be related to the hijacker infection. Besides, to restore your browser default search engine, newtab and start page, you should reset the hijacked browsers. As soon as you’re finished with Search.hshipmenttracker.co removal procedure, we suggest you scan your computer with malware removal tools listed below. It’ll complete the removal procedure on your machine.
To remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co, use the following steps:
- Remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co without any utilities
- How to remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co automatically
- Stop Search.hshipmenttracker.co redirect
- How can you prevent the Search.hshipmenttracker.co hijacker infection
- To sum up
Remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co without any utilities
Most common hijackers may be deleted without any antivirus apps. The manual hijacker removal is steps that will teach you how to get rid of Search.hshipmenttracker.co homepage. If you do not want to remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co in the manually due to the fact that you are an unskilled computer user, then you can run free removal tools listed below.
Remove potentially unwanted apps using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
Check out the Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed software. We recommend to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of programs by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and dubious applications, they are the ones you need to delete.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as displayed on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of apps installed on your computer. Most likely, one of them is the hijacker related to Search.hshipmenttracker.co redirect. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful programs 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
After the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to press ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as displayed in the following example.
You will see a list of programs installed on your PC system. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the programs that were installed last. Most probably, it is the hijacker infection responsible for redirecting user searches to Search.hshipmenttracker.co. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the application 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 displayed in the following example.
Remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co from Chrome
If your Chrome web-browser is rerouted to annoying Search.hshipmenttracker.co page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser program to its original state.
- First, start the Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Google Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then press Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed addons. If the list has the extension 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 Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- Next, press “Advanced” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset settings dialog box as shown on the screen above.
- Confirm the web browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of Search.hshipmenttracker.co from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
If Firefox start page or search engine are hijacked by the Search.hshipmenttracker.co, your web browser shows annoying pop up ads, then ‘Reset Firefox’ could solve these problems. It’ll save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, auto-fill data and open tabs.
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 shown in the figure 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 on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box. Further, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Search.hshipmenttracker.co browser hijacker. After, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co from IE
First, open the IE, click ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown in the figure below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove hijacker infection responsible for Search.hshipmenttracker.co start page, disable malicious and ad-supported web browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as default search provider, home page and new tab to default state.
How to remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users may not completely remove browser hijacker from the infected system. So, we suggest to check your machine for any remaining malicious components with free browser hijacker removal applications below.
Delete Search.hshipmenttracker.co with Zemana
Zemana is extremely fast and ultra light weight malicious software removal tool. It will help you remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co hijacker infection, adware, PUPs and other malicious software. This program gives real-time protection which never slow down your PC. Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) is developed for experienced and beginner computer users. The interface of this utility is very easy to use, simple and minimalist.
Installing the Zemana Free is simple. First you will need to download Zemana on your Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: February 14, 2019
When downloading is done, close all software and windows on your PC system. Double-click the install file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana Free on your system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, Zemana Anti-Malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the following example.
Now click the “Scan” button to start checking your computer for the browser hijacker responsible for modifying your internet browser settings to Search.hshipmenttracker.co. Depending on your machine, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. During the scan Zemana Anti Malware will find threats present on your machine.
When the scanning is complete, the results are displayed in the scan report. Once you have selected what you wish to remove from your system press “Next” button. The Zemana will delete browser hijacker responsible for redirecting your browser to Search.hshipmenttracker.co web page. After disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
Run HitmanPro to get rid of Search.hshipmenttracker.co from the computer
Hitman Pro will help remove browser hijacker that changes web-browser settings to replace your new tab page, homepage and search provider by default with Search.hshipmenttracker.co web-site that slow down your computer. The browser hijackers, adware and other PUPs slow your web browser down and try to force you into clicking on suspicious ads and links. HitmanPro removes the browser hijacker and lets you enjoy your PC system without Search.hshipmenttracker.co homepage.
- Download Hitman Pro from the link below. Save it directly to your MS Windows Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
- When the download is finished, double click the HitmanPro icon. Once this utility is started, press “Next” button to perform a system scan for the browser hijacker responsible for changing your web-browser settings to Search.hshipmenttracker.co. Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the Hitman Pro program is checking, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
- When finished, HitmanPro will display a screen which contains a list of malware that has been found. Next, you need to click “Next” button. Now press the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to remove all malicious software found.
Run MalwareBytes to delete Search.hshipmenttracker.co search
We recommend using the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware. You can download and install MalwareBytes Free to detect and remove Search.hshipmenttracker.co from your computer. When installed and updated, this free malware remover automatically searches for and removes all threats present on the system.
Download MalwareBytes by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: February 5, 2019
When the download is done, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes AntiMalware will try to update itself and when this process is complete, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your PC for the browser hijacker that cause Search.hshipmenttracker.co webpage to appear. Depending on your system, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes is a free program that you can use to delete all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal utility, we recommend you to read and follow the steps or the video guide below.
Stop Search.hshipmenttracker.co redirect
Use an adblocker utility like AdGuard will protect you from malicious ads and content. Moreover, you can find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and stop phishing and spam web-pages. Additionally, ad-blocking software will help you to avoid undesired popup advertisements and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
- AdGuard can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
- After the downloading process is complete, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- After the install is complete, press “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will assist 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 PC system, AdGuard will launch automatically and stop undesired ads, block Search.hshipmenttracker.co, as well as other harmful or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon called AdGuard, that is located on your desktop.
How can you prevent the Search.hshipmenttracker.co hijacker infection
Most often, the Search.hshipmenttracker.co hijacker gets on your machine together with the setup files from a free hosting and file sharing web sites. So, install a free applications is a a good chance that you will find a bundled hijacker. If you don’t know how to avoid it, then use a simple trick. During the setup, choose the Custom or Advanced install option. Next, press ‘Decline’ button and clear all checkboxes on offers that ask you to install optional applications. Moreover, please carefully read Term of use and User agreement before installing any software or otherwise you can end up with another unwanted program on your machine such as this hijacker infection.
To sum up
Now your machine should be free of the hijacker responsible for redirecting user searches to Search.hshipmenttracker.co. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted popup ads and annoying malicious web-pages) and Zemana AntiMalware (to periodically scan your computer for new hijackers and other malware). 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 Search.hshipmenttracker.co from the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer, then ask for help here here.