Have you opened the web-browser and found a previously unseen web page called Goeaglesearch.com? If you answered ‘Yes’ then your need to know that your web browser has become the victim of hijacker infection. It is a type of dangerous software that changes the machine’s browser settings so that you’re rerouted to an unwanted web site. You need to perform the instructions below ASAP to get rid of Goeaglesearch.com redirect and stop the ability to penetrate of more harmful viruses and trojans on your computer.
A malicious software which alters settings of installed web-browsers on Goeaglesearch.com usually affects only Firefox, Chrome, IE and Edge. However, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The Goeaglesearch.com browser hijacker infection may change the Target property of web browser’s shortcuts, so every time you open the web-browser, instead of your homepage, you will see a completely different page.
Table of contents
- What is Goeaglesearch.com
- How to get rid of Goeaglesearch.com home page
- Manual Goeaglesearch.com search removal
- Remove suspicious and potentially unwanted programs using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Goeaglesearch.com redirect
- Remove Goeaglesearch.com search from Chrome
- Remove Goeaglesearch.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Delete Goeaglesearch.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
- Use free malware removal tools to completely get rid of Goeaglesearch.com
- Manual Goeaglesearch.com search removal
- Run AdBlocker to block Goeaglesearch.com and stay safe online
- Prevent Goeaglesearch.com hijacker infection from installing
- Finish words
Except that the Goeaglesearch.com alters internet browser’s homepage, it also replaces a search engine, which leads to the fact that use of the web-browser’s search becomes uncomfortable. The reason for this is that the search results will consist of a huge count of ads, links to unwanted and ad web sites and only the remaining part is search results for your query from well-known search engines such as Google or Bing.
Although, Goeaglesearch.com browser hijacker is not a virus, but it does bad things, and it changes current settings of web-browsers. Moreover, an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) can be additionally installed on to your personal computer with this browser hijacker infection, that will open a large number of advertisements, or even massive full page ads that blocks surfing the Internet. Often such these advertisements may recommend to install other unknown and unwanted programs or visit harmful pages.
Therefore it’s very important to clean your computer ASAP. Follow the few simple steps below to delete Goeaglesearch.com , as well as other malicious software and ad-supported software, which may be installed onto your computer along with it.
How to get rid of Goeaglesearch.com start page
Without a doubt, the browser hijacker is harmful to your PC system. So you need to quickly and completely remove this malicious software. To remove this browser hijacker infection, you can use the manual removal which are given below or free malware removal tool like Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner (both are free). I note that we recommend that you use automatic removal that will help you to remove Goeaglesearch.com search easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in system or in the case where browser hijacker is not removed automatically.
Manual Goeaglesearch.com startpage removal
If you perform exactly the instructions below you should be able to get rid of the Goeaglesearch.com redirect. Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your internet browser or reboot your PC.
Remove suspicious and potentially unwanted programs using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First method for manual hijacker infection removal is to go into the Windows “Control Panel”, then “Uninstall a program” console. Take a look at the list of applications on your PC and see if there are any suspicious and unknown software. If you see any, you need to uninstall them. Of course, before doing so, you can do an Web search to find details on the application. If it is a potentially unwanted application, ad supported software or malware, you will likely find information that says so.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, click the Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It will show the Windows Control Panel like below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all applications installed on your system. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete Goeaglesearch.com redirect
Once the hijacker infection is started, it can also change the web browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument like “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the web browser, it will show an annoying site.
To clear the web browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. 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 similar “http://site.address” that has been added here. You need to delete it.
When the text is removed, press the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove Goeaglesearch.com search from Chrome
If your Chrome web browser is redirected to unwanted Goeaglesearch.com web page, it may be necessary to completely reset your web browser program to its default settings.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will show the drop-down menu. Next, 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 on the image below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Remove Goeaglesearch.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
By resetting Internet Explorer web browser you revert back your internet browser settings to its default state. This is first when troubleshooting problems that might have been caused by browser hijacker like Goeaglesearch.com.
First, run the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then press the Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then press “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your machine for the changes to take effect.
Delete Goeaglesearch.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
First, run the Mozilla Firefox and press button. It will display the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown on the image 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 show 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 show the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the Goeaglesearch.com hijacker. When, it is finished, click the “Finish” button.
Use free malware removal tools to completely get rid of Goeaglesearch.com
Use malware removal tools to remove Goeaglesearch.com automatically. The free applications utilities specially created for browser hijacker and other potentially unwanted software removal. These utilities can remove most of browser hijacker from Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and Microsoft Edge. Moreover, it can remove all components of Goeaglesearch.com from Windows registry and system drives.
Scan and clean your computer of hijacker with Malwarebytes
You can remove Goeaglesearch.com start page automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal utility because it can easily remove browser hijackers, ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware), PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- Download Malwarebytes (MBAM) by clicking on the link below.
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- Close all applications and windows on your system. Open a folder in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is done, click the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole machine to find out Goeaglesearch.com hijacker that cause a redirect to Goeaglesearch.com. This process may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the program is checking, you may see count of objects it has identified as threat.
- When it has finished scanning your personal computer, a list of all items found is produced. Make sure all entries have ‘checkmark’ and press “Quarantine Selected”. Once disinfection is complete, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
The following video offers a tutorial on how to remove browser hijacker with Malwarebytes.
Delete Goeaglesearch.com browser hijacker infection and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a free portable application that scans your system for adware, PUPs and browser hijackers such as Goeaglesearch.com and allows remove them easily. Moreover, it will also allow you delete any malicious internet browser extensions and add-ons.
- Download AdwCleaner from the following link.
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- Select the folder in which you saved it as Desktop, and then click Save.
- When downloading is done, run the AdwCleaner, double-click the adwcleaner_xxx.exe file.
- If the “User Account Control” prompts, click Yes to continue.
- In the AdwCleaner window, click the “Scan” to perform a system scan with this tool for the Goeaglesearch.com hijacker . Depending on your computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the tool is scanning, you can see count of objects and files has already scanned.
- Once the scan is finished, it will open a screen that contains a list of malicious software that has been found. Review the scan results and then click “Clean”. If the AdwCleaner will ask you to reboot your machine, click “OK”.
The step-by-step instructions shown in detail in the following video.
Run AdBlocker to block Goeaglesearch.com and stay safe online
It is important to use ad-blocker applications such as AdGuard to protect your personal computer from malicious web sites. Most security experts says that it is okay to block ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard can to block Goeaglesearch.com and other annoying web-sites.
Installing the AdGuard ad-blocker program is simple. First you’ll need to download AdGuard from the following link.
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Once the downloading process is finished, double-click the downloaded file to start it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown 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 like below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick guide which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your machine, AdGuard will run automatically and stop pop-ups, web sites such Goeaglesearch.com, as well as other dangerous or misleading 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 is located on your desktop.
Prevent Goeaglesearch.com hijacker infection from installing
Most commonly, the Goeaglesearch.com hijacker infection come along with the installation packages 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 browser hijacker infection. If you don’t know how to avoid it, then use a simple trick. During the installation, choose the Custom or Advanced installation option. Next, press ‘Decline’ button and clear all checkboxes on offers that ask you to install an unknown program. 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 personal computer such as this hijacker infection.
Now your system should be free of the Goeaglesearch.com . Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted ads and annoying harmful web-sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your computer for new browser hijackers, malware and ‘ad supported’ software). 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 Goeaglesearch.com startpage from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.