The Chromepage1.ru is a hijacker from the family of browser hijackers that modifies the settings of browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge. It will lead to the fact that when you start a web-browser, it will always be forced to open Chromepage1.ru homepage, even as your homepage has been set to a completely different site. On current date, the hijacker continues to increase the number of computers that have been infected.
A malicious software that changes the settings of browsers on Chromepage1.ru search usually affects only Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge. However, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The Chromepage1.ru browser hijacker infection may change the Target property of web-browser’s shortcuts, so every time you start the web-browser, instead of your homepage, you will see a completely different page.
Except that the Chromepage1.ru changes internet browser’s home page, it also replaces a search engine, which leads to the fact that use of the browser’s search becomes impossible. The reason for this is that the search results will consist of a huge number of ads, links to malicious and misleading web-sites and only the remaining part is search results for your query from the other, well-known search engines like Google or Bing.
Often, the PC, that has been infected with Chromepage1.ru browser hijacker, will be also infected with an adware, which will open a huge number of various advertisements. This may be pop-ups, text links in the sites, banners where they never had. What is more, the adware may replace the legitimate advertising links with malicious ads that will offer to download and install malware and unwanted programs or visit the various dangerous and misleading web pages.
How to Chromepage1.ru browser hijacker get installed onto system
How to manually remove Chromepage1.ru
This useful removal guide for the Chromepage1.ru . The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to get rid of Chromepage1.ru search let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Remove Chromepage1.ru associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Chromepage1.ru search
- Uninstall Chromepage1.ru from Chrome
- Get rid of Chromepage1.ru homepage from FF
- Remove Chromepage1.ru redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
Remove Chromepage1.ru associated software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin the system cleanup is to remove unknown and suspicious software. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, for one simple reason, many free applications at its installation additionally set various unneeded applications that most often generate annoying advertising links and redirect your browser to unknown web-sites. So, uninstall the unneeded software may cleanup your browser from popups, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It will display the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed programs.
- Scroll through the all list, and remove suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort applications by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Chromepage1.ru startpage
Now you need to clean up the browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The hijacker can replace it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://chromepage1.ru/start.html” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the web-browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example on the screen below. Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for internet browser shortcuts which redirects to an annoying web-pages. When you have completed, go to next step.
Uninstall Chromepage1.ru from Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thus restore the start page and search provider by default that have been modified by the Chromepage1.ru browser hijacker.
Start the Chrome. Click on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the web-browser adress bar and press Enter. The web-browser will open the settings screen. 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. The Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box. You need to confirm your action. Press on the “Reset” button. The program will start the process of cleaning and when it is finished, the browser settings including homepage, new tab page and search engine by default back to the values that have been when the Chrome was first installed on your personal computer.
Get rid of Chromepage1.ru homepage from FF
If the Firefox settings such as start page and search provider by default have been changed by the browser hijacker, then resetting it to the default state can help.
Run the Firefox and press button to display the Tools menu. It displays 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 browser adress bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button. It will open the confirmation dialog box. Click on the “Refresh Firefox” button. The FF will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Chromepage1.ru hijacker. Once, it’s done, press the “Finish” button
Remove Chromepage1.ru redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
To restore the start page and 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 system.
Launch the Internet Explorer. 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 open 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 computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to back your internet browser’s startpage, new tab page and default search engine to default state.
How to delete Chromepage1.ru with Antimalware
Remove Chromepage1.ru hijacker manually is difficult and often the browser hijacker is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free that are completely clean your computer. Moreover, the free software will help you to remove adware and toolbars that your PC may be infected too.
- Download MalwareBytes Anti-malware (MBAM) from the link below. Malwarebytes Anti-malware
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Update: April 15, 2020
- Close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that named mbam-setup.
- Click Next and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is complete, click on the “Scan Now” button to begin scanning your computer for Chromepage1.ru hijacker. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
- When the scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Remove Selected”. Once disinfection is completed, you may be prompted to Restart.
Block Chromepage1.ru redirect and other unwanted web sites
To increase your security and protect your PC against new annoying advertising and malicious sites, you need to use an program that blocks access to dangerous advertising banners and sites. Moreover, the software can block the open 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
Category: Security tools
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 stop pop-up ads, pages such Chromepage1.ru, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. 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.
Get rid of Chromepage1.ru browser hijacker infection 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.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: October 9, 2020
Once finished, open a directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Scan” button to perform a system scan for Chromepage1.ru browser hijacker infection and browser’s 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 open a prompt.
Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your system.
When your personal computer is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for Chromepage1.ru 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 Chromepage1.ru removal.