Have you opened the web-browser and found a previously unseen website called Oll3.xyz? Then that’s a clear sign that your machine is affected with the nasty hijacker. It is a type of malware that alters the computer’s web-browser settings so that you are rerouted to an undesired web-site. You need to follow the few simple steps below ASAP to remove Oll3.xyz redirect and protect your computer from potentially undesired applications, malicious software and ad supported software.
If your computer is affected by Oll3.xyz hijacker you’ll be forced to use its own search provider. It could seem not to be dangerous, but you still should be very careful, since it may display annoying and malicious advertisements created to force you into buying certain questionable applications or products, provide search results which may reroute your browser to certain deceptive, misleading or harmful pages. We recommend that you use only the reliable search provider such as Google, Yahoo or Bing.
It’s not a good idea to have an unwanted program such as Oll3.xyz hijacker on your personal computer. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you do not know about. The browser hijacker infection can collect privacy info about you which can be later sold to third parties. 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 advertisements on the Oll3.xyz web-page.
Therefore, the hijacker is a potentially undesired program and should not be used. If you realized any of the symptoms mentioned above, we recommend you to follow few simple steps below to remove the hijacker and remove Oll3.xyz from your internet browser settings.
Remove Oll3.xyz redirect (Virus removal guide)
In order to delete Oll3.xyz from the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer and set your favorite start page and search engine, you need to reset the internet browser settings. Additionally, you should look up for other dubious entries, such as files, applications, internet browser plugins and shortcut files. However, if you want to get rid of Oll3.xyz easily, you should run reputable anti malware tool and let it do the job for you.
To remove Oll3.xyz, use the steps below:
- Get rid of Oll3.xyz without any tools
- Scan your computer and delete Oll3.xyz with free tools
- Block Oll3.xyz and other undesired web sites
- Where browser hijacker comes from
- Finish words
Get rid of Oll3.xyz without any tools
If you perform exactly the few simple steps below you should be able to get rid of the Oll3.xyz from the Mozilla Firefox, IE, Microsoft Edge and Chrome web browsers.
Remove potentially unwanted software using MS Windows Control Panel
First, go to Windows Control Panel and remove suspicious programs, all applications you do not remember installing. It is important to pay the most attention to software you installed just before Oll3.xyz hijacker infection appeared on your web browser. If you do not know what a program does, look for the answer on the Web.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, click the Windows button , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, click “Start” and select “Control Panel”.
It will display the Windows Control Panel as shown in the following example.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all applications installed on your PC system. Scroll through the all list, and delete any suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed apps, we recommend sort apps by date in the Control panel.
Remove Oll3.xyz from Microsoft Internet Explorer
In order to recover all internet browser new tab, homepage and search provider you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the Microsoft Windows was installed on your PC system.
First, run the Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window as shown in the following example. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete Oll3.xyz redirect from Chrome
If you are getting Oll3.xyz instead of your home page or search engine, then you can try to get rid of it by resetting Google Chrome to its default state. It will also clear cookies, content and site data, temporary and cached data. When using the reset feature, your personal information such as passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
First start the Google Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will open the Google Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then press Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed plugins. If the list has the extension signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Google Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option called “Settings”.
The internet browser will show the settings screen. Another method to show the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and press the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, as shown on the image below and press the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Chrome will display the confirmation prompt as displayed on the screen below.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The internet browser will launch the procedure of cleaning. When it is done, the browser’s settings including search provider, new tab page and start page back to the values which have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your PC system.
Get rid of Oll3.xyz home page from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings such as newtab page, home page and default search engine have been modified by the browser hijacker, then resetting it to the default state can help. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
First, start the Firefox. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Next, press 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 as displayed in the figure below.
Confirm your action, press the “Refresh Firefox”.
Scan your computer and delete Oll3.xyz with free tools
The manual guidance above is tedious to follow and can not always help to delete Oll3.xyz browser hijacker infection easily. Here I am telling you an automatic method to get rid of this browser hijacker from your computer easily. Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM), MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) and Hitman Pro are anti-malware utilities that can search for and remove all kinds of malware including browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting your internet browser to Oll3.xyz web-page.
How to automatically get rid of Oll3.xyz with Zemana
Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) is a lightweight tool that designed to use alongside your antivirus software, detecting and removing malware, ad-supported software and PUPs that other applications miss. Zemana Free is easy to use, fast, does not use many resources and have great detection and removal rates.
Download Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) on your Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
After the download is finished, close all apps and windows on your PC. Double-click the set up file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as on the image below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) on your system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, Zemana Free will automatically start and you can see its main screen as displayed in the following example.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the browser hijacker that causes browsers to display unwanted Oll3.xyz web-site. This process may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the Zemana Anti Malware program is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified as threat.
When the system scan is finished, Zemana will open a list of found threats. Review the report and then click “Next” button. The Zemana Free will remove browser hijacker infection that redirects your internet browser to undesired Oll3.xyz site and add threats to the Quarantine. After the clean-up is finished, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
Scan and free your personal computer of hijacker infection with HitmanPro
HitmanPro is a free removal utility which can check your machine for a wide range of security threats like adware, malicious software, potentially unwanted apps as well as browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting your browser to Oll3.xyz website. It will perform a deep scan of your PC including hard drives and MS Windows registry. After a malware is detected, it will allow you to get rid of all found threats from your computer with a simple click.
Download HitmanPro on your PC from the following link.
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Update: June 28, 2018
When downloading is finished, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the Hitman Pro desktop icon. When the utility is started, you will see a screen as displayed below.
Further, click “Next” button . Hitman Pro utility will start scanning the whole PC to find out hijacker infection responsible for redirecting your internet browser to Oll3.xyz web page. This procedure can take quite a while, so please be patient. As the scanning ends, HitmanPro will open a scan report as displayed on the screen below.
You may delete items (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Next” button. It will open a prompt, press the “Activate free license” button.
How to get rid of Oll3.xyz with MalwareBytes
We recommend using the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM). You can download and install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware to detect and remove Oll3.xyz from your PC system. When installed and updated, this free malicious software remover automatically finds and deletes all threats present on the computer.
- Installing the MalwareBytes Free is simple. First you will need to download MalwareBytes Anti Malware by clicking on the link below.
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Update: April 15, 2020
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your web-browser will show the “Save as” dialog box. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After downloading is finished, please close all applications and open windows on your computer. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- This will run the “Setup wizard” of MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) onto your system. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware will launch and show the main window.
- Further, click the “Scan Now” button to search for hijacker that responsible for web-browser reroute to the intrusive Oll3.xyz webpage. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malicious software.
- When MalwareBytes Anti Malware has finished scanning your personal computer, MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) will show a list of all items detected by the scan.
- In order to remove all items, simply press the “Quarantine Selected” button. When the clean-up is complete, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
- Close the Anti-Malware and continue with the next step.
Video instruction, which reveals in detail the steps above.
Block Oll3.xyz and other undesired web sites
Use an ad blocking tool like AdGuard will protect you from malicious ads and content. Moreover, you can find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and stop phishing and spam web sites. Additionally, ad blocking programs will allow you to avoid annoying pop-ups and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
Click the following link to download the latest version of AdGuard for MS Windows. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to launch 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 guidance like below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick instructions which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you start your PC, AdGuard will start automatically and stop unwanted ads, block Oll3.xyz, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
Where browser hijacker comes from
After completing the few simple steps outlined above, your computer should be clean from hijacker that responsible for browser reroute to the intrusive Oll3.xyz site and other malicious software. The Internet Explorer, Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Chrome will no longer display annoying Oll3.xyz web-site on startup. Unfortunately, if the tutorial does not help you, then you have caught a new hijacker, and then the best way – ask for help here.