Are you facing a problem with the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and IE web-browsers that constantly redirects to a dubious website named Easy Package Tracker? Then, there are chances that are your PC system is hijacked by PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the browser hijacker family. It is created for the purpose of changing some web-browser settings (like search provider, new tab page and homepage) without the user’s consent or knowledge. If you want to change web browser home page or search provider back to default, you will not succeed, because the Easy Package Tracker hijacker is very stubborn. But with the help of the steps listed below, you surely can remove Easy Package Tracker completely from your browsers.
If your computer has been infected by Easy Package Tracker browser hijacker, every time you start your internet browser you will see this web-page. Of course you can setup your startpage again, but next time you open a internet browser you will see that Easy Package Tracker return. As mentioned above, the browser hijacker may change the default search engine on this intrusive website too, so all your search queries will be redirected to Easy Package Tracker. Thus the authors of the browser hijacker can collect the search terms of your queries, and reroute you to annoying web sites.
Some browser hijackers also contain adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) which can show annoying advertisements or gather your confidential information that can be sold to third party companies. These undesired ads can be shown as pop-unders, pop-ups, in-text advertisements, video advertisements, text links or banners or even massive full page ads. Most of the adware software is created to open advertisements, but some adware is form of spyware that often used to track users to gather a wide variety of sensitive information about you.
|Name||Easy Package Tracker|
|Type||browser hijacker, search provider hijacker, home page hijacker, toolbar, unwanted new tab, redirect virus|
|Removal||Easy Package Tracker removal guide|
As evident, the Easy Package Tracker does not really have beneficial features. So, we recommend you delete Easy Package Tracker search from the Firefox, MS Edge, Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers without a wait. This will also prevent the browser hijacker infection from tracking your online activities. A full Easy Package Tracker removal can be easily carried out using manual or automatic method listed below.
How to Remove Easy Package Tracker from Windows 10 (8, 7, XP)
Not all unwanted apps like browser hijacker infection responsible for Easy Package Tracker home page are easily uninstallable. You might see a new startpage, newtab, search provider and other type of undesired changes to the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and IE settings and might not be able to figure out the program responsible for this activity. The reason for this is that many undesired apps neither appear in Microsoft Windows Control Panel. Therefore in order to completely remove Easy Package Tracker home page, you need to use the following steps. Read this manual carefully, bookmark it or open this page on your smartphone, because you may need to exit your browser or restart your machine.
To remove Easy Package Tracker, perform the following steps:
- How to remove Easy Package Tracker without any software
- How to automatically get rid of Easy Package Tracker
- Stop Easy Package Tracker redirect
- Why is my browser redirected to Easy Package Tracker?
- To sum up
How to remove Easy Package Tracker without any software
If you perform exactly the few simple steps below you should be able to get rid of the Easy Package Tracker from the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox browsers.
Remove potentially unwanted applications through the MS Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and remove the application that causes the appearance of undesired advertisements or web browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Make sure you have closed all web browsers and other applications. Next, remove any undesired and suspicious software from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, click the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Select “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of applications installed on your personal computer. Most likely, one of them is the hijacker that responsible for web-browser redirect to the undesired Easy Package Tracker webpage. Select the suspicious program or the application that name is not familiar to you and delete it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in Microsoft Windows, select “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, select “Uninstall a program”.
Choose the suspicious or any unknown apps, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to uninstall this undesired program from your PC system.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Select an unwanted program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Remove Easy Package Tracker search from web-browsers
Remove unwanted extensions is a easy solution to get rid of Easy Package Tracker start page and restore browser’s settings that have been modified by browser hijacker.
|Google Chrome||Mozilla Firefox|
You can also try to remove Easy Package Tracker by reset Chrome settings.
If you are still experiencing issues with Easy Package Tracker search removal, you need to reset Mozilla Firefox browser.
Another method to get rid of Easy Package Tracker homepage from Internet Explorer is reset IE settings.
How to automatically get rid of Easy Package Tracker
Use malware removal utilities to remove Easy Package Tracker automatically. The free software utilities specially designed for hijacker infection, adware and other potentially unwanted applications removal. These tools can delete most of browser hijacker from Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox. Moreover, it can remove all components of Easy Package Tracker from Windows registry and system drives.
Scan and clean your system of Easy Package Tracker with Zemana
If you need a free tool that can easily scan for and remove browser hijacker infection responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Easy Package Tracker web site, then use Zemana AntiMalware. This is a very handy application, which is primarily made to quickly locate and remove adware and malware infecting browsers and modifying their settings.
- Visit the page linked below to download Zemana Free. Save it to your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
- When the downloading process is done, close all applications and windows on your system. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is done, press the “Scan” button to begin checking your computer for the hijacker which redirects your web browser to unwanted Easy Package Tracker web site. While the Zemana Free is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified either as being malware.
- After Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) has finished scanning your PC, the results are displayed in the scan report. Review the scan results and then press “Next”. Once the process is finished, you may be prompted to restart your computer.
Use HitmanPro to remove Easy Package Tracker from the machine
Hitman Pro is a free removal utility. It deletes potentially unwanted programs, adware, hijackers and unwanted internet browser plugins. It’ll scan for and get rid of hijacker infection that causes internet browsers to show annoying Easy Package Tracker website. HitmanPro uses very small PC system resources and is a portable program. Moreover, HitmanPro does add another layer of malware protection.
Installing the HitmanPro is simple. First you will need to download Hitman Pro on your Microsoft Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
Once the downloading process is finished, open the directory in which you saved it. You will see an icon like below.
Double click the HitmanPro desktop icon. After the tool is started, you will see a screen like the one below.
Further, click “Next” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the hijacker infection which cause Easy Package Tracker web site to appear. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. Once the scan get finished, it will show the Scan Results as shown in the figure below.
Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and press “Next” button. It will open a dialog box, press the “Activate free license” button.
Automatically get rid of Easy Package Tracker startpage with MalwareBytes Free
Manual Easy Package Tracker redirect removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the hijacker infection can be not completely removed. We recommend that run the MalwareBytes that are fully clean your computer of browser hijacker infection. Moreover, this free program will help you to delete malware, potentially unwanted programs, adware and toolbars that your system may be infected too.
MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
When downloading is done, close all programs and windows on your PC. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s called mb3-setup like below.
When the installation starts, you’ll see the “Setup wizard” which will help you setup Malwarebytes on your PC system.
Once installation is done, you’ll see window as on the image below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the browser hijacker that cause a redirect to Easy Package Tracker website. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your PC and the speed of your machine. When a malicious software, adware software or PUPs are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done.
After MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) has finished scanning your personal computer, the results are displayed in the scan report. All detected threats will be marked. You can delete them all by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The Malwarebytes will now delete browser hijacker related to Easy Package Tracker homepage and add threats to the Quarantine. When disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your computer.
The following video explains steps on how to delete hijacker, adware software and other malicious software with MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM).
Stop Easy Package Tracker redirect
Using an ad blocker application like AdGuard is an effective way to alleviate the risks. Additionally, ad-blocking applications will also protect you from harmful advertisements and websites, and, of course, stop redirection chain to Easy Package Tracker and similar web-sites.
Download AdGuard by clicking on the link below.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After the downloading process is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as on the image below.
Follow the prompts. When the installation is complete, you will see a window like below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or click “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 start automatically and stop undesired advertisements, block Easy Package Tracker, as well as other malicious or misleading web-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.
Why is my browser redirected to Easy Package Tracker?
Many browser hijackers like Easy Package Tracker are included in the free programs installer. In many cases, a user have a chance to disable all included “offers”, but some installers are made to confuse the average users, in order to trick them into installing an adware software or PUPs. Anyway, easier to prevent the hijacker rather than clean up your PC system after one. So, keep the browser updated (turn on automatic updates), use a good antivirus software, double check a free programs before you run it (do a google search, scan a downloaded file with VirusTotal), avoid harmful and unknown web-pages.
To sum up
Now your PC system should be free of the hijacker that changes web browser settings to replace your new tab page, search engine and homepage with Easy Package Tracker web site. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted popup advertisements and annoying malicious web-sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your computer for new 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 Easy Package Tracker from the Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome, then ask for help here here.