If the internet browser keep redirecting to the Us.wow.com, every time when you run your browser, then it could mean your system is infected with a malware from the browser hijacker family. Once started, it will change the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge’s settings such as homepage, search engine by default. So, while your computer is infected, you will see this unwanted web site instead of your start page. To clean you system and remove Us.wow.com redirect , you need to perform the steps below as soon as possible. It will delete browser hijacker infection and protect your personal computer from more dangerous software and trojans.
The Us.wow.com infection usually affects only the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The hijacker infection will perform a scan of the PC for web-browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it will add the argument like ‘http://us.wow.com’ into Target property. So, each time you launch the internet browser, you will see the Us.wow.com unwanted web-site.
The Us.wow.com browser hijacker may also change the default search engine that will virtually block the possibility of finding information on the Web. The reason for this is that the Us.wow.com search results may show a large number of advertising links, links to malicious and misleading web pages. Only the remaining part is the result of your search request, loaded from the major search engines such as Google, Yahoo or Bing.
Also on the computer together with Us.wow.com hijacker infection can be installed an adware, which will insert a tons of ads directly to the sites that you view, creating a sense that advertising links has been added by the creators of the web-site. Moreover, a legal advertising may be replaced on the fake advertisements, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the Us.wow.com infection has the ability to collect a huge amount of personal information about you, which can later transfer to third parties.
How to Us.wow.com hijacker get installed onto PC system
Disregarding the basic computer security practices such as no antivirus software installed, installation of unknown applications and free software which may be bundled with browser hijacker infection, as well as computer virus infection are the possible causes of internet browser redirect. Moreover, random visits to an unknown and untrusted web-pages, when you click on the search results from Google (Yahoo, Bing) or links on the Internet, when the PC system is not protected with a software that may block access to malicious sites, it can also lead to the fact that instead of your home page, the browser will be redirected to us.wow.com or other unwanted pages.
How to manually remove Us.wow.com
If you perform exactly the instructions below you should be able to uninstall the Us.wow.com . Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web-browser or reboot your computer.
- Get rid of Us.wow.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Us.wow.com homepage
- Delete Us.wow.com homepage from Google Chrome
- Remove Us.wow.com from Firefox
- Remove Us.wow.com new tab from Microsoft Internet Explorer
Get rid of Us.wow.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove Us.wow.com search
Once installed, this browser hijacker infection may add “http://us.wow.com” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. Due to this, every time you launch the internet browser, it will display the unwanted home page.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text “http://us.wow.com” that has been added here. Remove everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe. Click OK to save changes. You need to clean all web-browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge.
Delete Us.wow.com homepage from Google Chrome
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click to Settings option. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown below and click on the Reset settings button. Confirm your action, click on the Reset button.
Remove Us.wow.com from Firefox
If the FF settings such as startpage, new tab page and default search engine have been changed by the browser hijacker, then resetting it to the default state can help.
Run the Firefox and press button to show the Tools menu. It opens the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type about:support in the internet browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. It will display the confirmation dialog box. Click on the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Us.wow.com hijacker. Once, it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Remove Us.wow.com new tab from Microsoft Internet Explorer
To restore the start page, search provider by default you need to reset the Internet Explorer’s settings to the state, they were when the Windows OS was first installed on your PC.
Launch the IE. Open the Tools menu (click ‘gear’ icon ). It opens the drop-down menu on the right part of the internet browser, then click the “Internet Options”. In the “Internet Options” dialog screen, you need to click on the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The IE will show the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Click on the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next press the “Reset” button. Once the task is done, click “Close” button, then close the IE. Restart your PC system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to back your internet browser’s homepage, new tab page and search engine by default to default state.
How to remove Us.wow.com automatically
We recommend using the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free. You can download and install MalwareBytes Anti-malware to detect Us.wow.com and remove it, by clicking the download link below. When installed and updated, the Anti-malware will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the computer.
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Update: April 15, 2020
Once installed, the MalwareBytes Anti-malware will try to update itself and when this task is done, click “Scan Now” button to perform a scan of your personal computer. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your system. In order to remove all threats, simply press “Remove Selected” button. The Anti-malware is a free software that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about the MalwareBytes Anti-malware, we recommend you to read and follow the instructions or the video guide below.
Block Us.wow.com and other similar malicious sites
To increase your security and protect your PC system against new annoying advertising banners and malicious web sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous ads and web sites. Moreover, the software can block the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program using the following link.
Author: © Adguard
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Update: November 15, 2018
After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. After installation is complete, you will see a window as shown in the figure below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “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 do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will run automatically and block pop-up ads, web-pages such Us.wow.com, as well as other malicious or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Remove Us.wow.com hijacker and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove this browser hijacker infection, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for browser hijackers, adware, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Update: October 9, 2020
Once finished, open a directory in which you saved it. You will see a icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Start” button to perform a system scan for Us.wow.com adware and malicious extensions. Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Cleaning” button. It will display a prompt.
Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC system.
When your PC is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for Us.wow.com removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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Update: November 7, 2015
- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with Us.wow.com removal.