If your startpage, newtab page and default search engine has been replaced to FileSendSuite startpage or you get a large number of advertisements popping up on your computer then most probably that the potentially unwanted application (PUA) from the browser hijacker family get installed on your PC. Browser hijacking is a form of unwanted software that changes internet browsers settings without a user permission, to redirect on malicious, intrusive and misleading web sites. Also, if you’re seeing that the existing start page, error page, or search page has been changed to FileSendSuite page, then you don’t need to wait . Complete the step-by-step guidance below and remove FileSendSuite browser hijacker as soon as possible.
As mentioned above, the FileSendSuite hijacker infection also alters the web browser’s search provider. So, your internet browser, when searching something, will display a hodgepodge of ads, links to unwanted and ad web-sites and search results from the big search engines like Google or Bing. As a result, actual use of a internet browser’s search becomes uncomfortable. Moreover, it can also lead to slowing or even freeze your internet browser.
Often, the machine which has been affected by FileSendSuite browser hijacker infection, will be also affected by ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware) which displays a lot of various ads. It can be pop-ups, text links in the web-sites, banners where they never had. What is more, the ‘ad supported’ software can replace the legitimate advertisements with malicious ads which will offer to download and install malware and unwanted programs or visit the various dangerous and misleading web sites.
In order to remove hijacker responsible for redirects to FileSendSuite from your PC system, clean the affected web-browsers and return the Firefox, Google Chrome, IE and Edge settings to its default state, please use the FileSendSuite removal guide below.
How to remove FileSendSuite from personal computer
There are several steps to deleting FileSendSuite , because it installs itself so deeply into MS Windows. You need to remove all suspicious and unknown apps, then remove malicious extensions from the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Edge and other web-browsers you’ve installed. Finally, you need to reset your internet browser settings to remove any changes FileSendSuite hijacker has made, and then scan your personal computer with Zemana Free, MalwareBytes Free or AdwCleaner to ensure the hijacker is fully removed. It will take a while.
To remove FileSendSuite, perform the following steps:
- Manual FileSendSuite removal
- How to automatically remove FileSendSuite browser hijacker
- Use AdBlocker to stop FileSendSuite and stay safe online
- Method of FileSendSuite browser hijacker intrusion into your PC system
- Finish words
Manual FileSendSuite removal
The instructions will help you remove FileSendSuite . These FileSendSuite removal steps work for the Google Chrome, Firefox, IE and Edge, as well as every version of MS Windows operating system.
Remove potentially unwanted programs using MS Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and remove the program that causes the appearance of annoying advertisements or internet browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Press Windows button , 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 display the Windows Control Panel as displayed on the screen below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all software installed on your personal computer. Scroll through the all list, and delete any suspicious and unknown software.
Remove FileSendSuite redirect from Internet Explorer
The IE reset is great if your internet browser is hijacked or you have unwanted plugins or toolbars on your internet browser, which installed by a malware.
First, open the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then press the “Internet Options” as displayed on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, press the “Reset” button as on the image below.
After the process is finished, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s homepage, new tab page and default search provider to default state.
Remove FileSendSuite from Firefox by resetting web-browser settings
If your Mozilla Firefox web-browser start page has replaced to FileSendSuite without your permission or an unknown search engine opens results for your search, then it may be time to perform the internet browser reset.
First, start the Firefox. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, click the Help button ().
In the Help menu click the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button like below.
Confirm your action, click the “Refresh Firefox”.
Remove FileSendSuite from Chrome
If your Google Chrome web-browser is re-directed to undesired FileSendSuite web-page, it may be necessary to completely reset your internet browser application to its default settings.
- First start the Google Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will show the Google Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the addon labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this process is complete, your web browser’s start page, newtab and search provider by default will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
How to automatically remove FileSendSuite browser hijacker
After completing the manual removal steps above all unwanted software and web browser’s extensions that causes browser redirects to the FileSendSuite web site should be removed. If the problem with FileSendSuite hijacker is still remained, then we advise to check your personal computer for any remaining malicious components. Run recommended free hijacker infection removal applications below.
Use Zemana Free to remove FileSendSuite
We suggest using the Zemana Anti-Malware. You may download and install Zemana Free to find and get rid of FileSendSuite home page from your PC. When installed and updated, the malware remover will automatically scan and detect all threats present on the machine.
Visit the page linked below to download the latest version of Zemana Free for Windows. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
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Update: July 16, 2019
When downloading is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) will try to update itself and when this task is finished, click the “Scan” button to detect browser hijacker responsible for changing your internet browser settings to FileSendSuite.
When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished. Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will get rid of hijacker which redirects your web browser to annoying FileSendSuite web site and add items to the Quarantine.
How to automatically get rid of FileSendSuite with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your computer of the hijacker infection. The free utility is an advanced malicious software removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti malware technology. It’s able to help you remove browser hijacker infections, potentially unwanted apps, malware, ad supported software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Download MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
Once downloading is finished, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) will try to update itself and when this procedure is complete, click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the browser hijacker which cause FileSendSuite web-site to appear. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your machine and the speed of your computer. During the scan MalwareBytes will detect threats exist on your system. Review the scan results and then click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Free 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 utility, we suggest you to read and follow the step by step tutorial or the video guide below.
Scan and clean your PC of browser hijacker with AdwCleaner
AdwCleaner is a completely free tool. You don’t need expensive methods to delete browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting user searches to FileSendSuite and other shady programs. AdwCleaner will uninstall all the undesired programs such as adware and browser hijackers for free.
- Download AdwCleaner by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: June 30, 2021
- Once the downloading process is finished, double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is started, click “Scan” button . AdwCleaner utility will start scanning the whole computer to find out browser hijacker infection that causes browsers to show intrusive FileSendSuite web page. This process may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the utility is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
- After finished, the results are displayed in the scan report. Next, you need to click “Clean” button. It will open a prompt, click “OK”.
These few simple steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Use AdBlocker to stop FileSendSuite and stay safe online
It is also critical to protect your browsers from harmful pages and ads by using an ad-blocker program such as AdGuard. Security experts says that it’ll greatly reduce the risk of malicious software, and potentially save lots of money. Additionally, the AdGuard can also protect your privacy by blocking almost all trackers.
Download AdGuard application by clicking on the following link. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
When the download is done, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. Once the install is complete, you will see a window as shown on the screen below.
You can press “Skip” to close the install application 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 PC system, AdGuard will run automatically and block ads, web pages such FileSendSuite, as well as other harmful 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.
Method of FileSendSuite browser hijacker intrusion into your PC system
Now your system should be free of the browser hijacker related to FileSendSuite . Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop ups and undesired harmful web-pages) and Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your computer for new browser 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 delete FileSendSuite from the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.