If you keep receiving the Search.hpackageintransit.com when you open the browser, then you need to know your system is infected by hijacker. Once installed, it changes settings of web-browsers. So, every time, when you will start the web browser, it’ll begin to open Search.hpackageintransit.com intrusive start page instead of your startpage. Moreover, this malicious software can block an option to return your start page.
In addition, the Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker infection can also alter the search engine selected in the web browser. When you try to search on the infected web-browser, you will be presented with search results, consisting of advertisements and Google (or Yahoo, or Bing) search results for your query. Among these search results can occur links that lead to unwanted and ad web-sites.
Table of contents
- What is Search.hpackageintransit.com
- How to remove Search.hpackageintransit.com
- How to manually get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com
- Remove all adware and other potentially unwanted programs through the Windows Control Panel
- Fix infected internet browsers shortcuts to get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com search
- Delete Search.hpackageintransit.com from Firefox
- Remove Search.hpackageintransit.com from Google Chrome
- Get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com search from IE
- How to automatically remove Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker
- How to manually get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com
- Run AdBlocker to block Search.hpackageintransit.com and stay safe online
- How to avoid installation of Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker
It’s not a good idea to have an unwanted program like Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker on your PC system. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you do not know about. The browser hijacker infection can also be used to collect lots of user information that can be later used for marketing purposes. You don’t know if your home address, account names and passwords are safe. And of course you completely don’t know what will happen when you click on any ads on the Search.hpackageintransit.com web-page.
A malware which may make certain unwanted changes to certain settings of browsers on Search.hpackageintransit.com usually affects only Firefox, Chrome, IE and Edge. However, possible situations, when any other internet browsers will be affected too. The Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker infection may modify the Target property of internet browser’s shortcuts, so every time you run the internet browser, instead of your startpage, you will see a completely different page.
We strongly recommend that you perform the guidance below that will allow you to get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com search using the standard features of Windows and some proven free programs.
How to remove Search.hpackageintransit.com
Without a doubt, the browser hijacker infection is harmful to your computer. So you need to quickly and completely delete this malicious software. To get rid of this browser hijacker, you may use the manual removal instructions that are given below or free malware removal utility like Zemana Anti-malware, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner (all are free). We suggest you use automatic removal way that will help you to remove Search.hpackageintransit.com easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you’re well versed in system or in the case where hijacker infection is not removed automatically. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your browser or restart your PC system.
How to manually get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, which will help you manually get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com home page from the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer.
Remove all adware and other potentially unwanted programs through the Windows Control Panel
We suggest that you start the computer cleaning process by checking the list of installed programs and remove all unknown or suspicious applications. This is a very important step, as mentioned above, very often the malicious applications such as adware and browser hijacker infections may be bundled with free programs. Remove the unwanted programs can remove the unwanted ads or web browser redirect.
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 as shown in the figure below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all applications installed on your PC. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed software, we recommend sort software by date in the Control panel.
Fix infected internet browsers shortcuts to get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com search
When installed, this hijacker infection may add an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge. Due to this, every time you launch the web-browser, it will open the undesired homepage.
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 like “http://site.address” which 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 internet browsers, as they may be infected too.
Delete Search.hpackageintransit.com from Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If the Firefox web-browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring FF settings like newtab, start page and search engine by default to its default state. It’ll save your personal information such as saved passwords, bookmarks, and open tabs.
Start the FF and press the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will open the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you’re unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the screen below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The Firefox will begin a task to fix your problems that caused by the Search.hpackageintransit.com hijacker. When, it is complete, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Search.hpackageintransit.com from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to delete the hijacker, harmful and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to recover the internet browser’s start page, new tab and default search engine that have been modified by Search.hpackageintransit.com hijacker.
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open 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, like below and click the “Reset settings” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com search from IE
The Internet Explorer reset is great if your browser is hijacked or you’ve unwanted addons or toolbars on your web-browser, that installed by a malware.
First, open the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web-browser, then press the “Internet Options” as shown below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, click the “Reset” button like below.
Once the procedure is finished, press “Close” button. Close the IE and restart your PC system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s new tab page, startpage and search provider by default to default state.
How to automatically remove Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker
If your machine is still infected with the Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker, then the best way of detection and removal is to run an anti malware scan on the system. Download free malicious software removal utilities below and start a full system scan. It will help you get rid of all components of the browser hijacker infection from hardisk and Windows registry.
Run Zemana Anti-malware to delete Search.hpackageintransit.com search
Zemana Anti-malware is a utility that can remove adware, potentially unwanted software, hijackers and other malware from your PC system easily and for free. Zemana Anti-malware is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of PC system resources.
Download Zemana Anti Malware by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
When the download is done, launch it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana AntiMalware will try to update itself and when this task is finished, click the “Scan” button to start checking your computer for the hijacker infection that redirects your web-browser to undesired Search.hpackageintransit.com web-page.
While the tool is checking, you may see how many objects it has identified either as being malware. Review the report and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Anti Malware will start to remove Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker infection related files, folders and registry keys.
Use Malwarebytes to remove Search.hpackageintransit.com redirect
You can remove Search.hpackageintransit.com search automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malicious software removal utility because it can easily remove browser hijackers, adware, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After the download is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Malwarebytes will try to update itself and when this process is complete, click the “Scan Now” button for checking your PC for the hijacker infection that cause a redirect to Search.hpackageintransit.com web site. This process can take some time, so please be patient. During the scan it will detect all threats present on your PC system. Review the results once the tool has finished the system scan. If you think an entry should not be quarantined, then uncheck it. Otherwise, simply press “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes is a free program that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malicious software removal tool, we recommend you to read and follow the step-by-step guide or the video guide below.
Double-check for potentially unwanted applications with AdwCleaner
The AdwCleaner tool is free and easy to use. It may scan and remove browser hijacker such as Search.hpackageintransit.com, malware, potentially unwanted applications and ‘ad supported’ software in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer web browsers and thereby return their default settings (startpage, new tab and search engine by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and get rid of malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: October 9, 2020
When downloading is done, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the program, press Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Scan” to perform a system scan with this tool for the Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker related files, folders and registry keys. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the utility is scanning, you may see how many objects it has identified either as being malware.
After the system scan is finished is finished, you can check all threats found on your PC system as shown below.
Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK” button. The AdwCleaner will get rid of Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker and other malware and ad-supported software and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once finished, the tool may ask you to restart your PC system. After restart, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Run AdBlocker to block Search.hpackageintransit.com and stay safe online
It’s important to run ad blocking programs like AdGuard to protect your system from harmful web pages. Most security experts says that it is okay to stop ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard may to block Search.hpackageintransit.com and other annoying web-pages.
Download AdGuard application by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
Once the download is done, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. After the setup is finished, you will see a window as shown on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and block ads, web-pages such Search.hpackageintransit.com, 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, that can be found on your desktop.
How to avoid installation of Search.hpackageintransit.com browser hijacker
To sum up
Now your computer should be free of the Search.hpackageintransit.com search. Delete AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted ads and intrusive harmful web pages) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your computer for new hijacker infections, malicious software 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 Search.hpackageintransit.com startpage from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.