Access TV Streaming is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the browser hijacker category. Browser hijacker is a program or browser extension that can modify your start page and search engine, redirect you to web pages you never intended to visit, collect search queries and personal information about you. In the article below you will find steps about how to revert back web browser settings to their original defaults and completely get rid of Access TV Streaming from Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
When you are performing searches using the internet browser that has been affected by Access TV Streaming, the search results will be returned from Bing, Yahoo or Google Custom Search. The authors of Access TV Streaming browser hijacker are most probably doing this to make advertisement money from the advertisements shown in the search results.
It’s not a good idea to have an unwanted program like Access TV Streaming on your machine. The reason for this is simple, it doing things you don’t know about. The browser hijacker has the ability to gather sensitive info about you 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 do not know what will happen when you click on any ads on the Access TV Streaming web-page.
If you are unfortunate have hijacker, adware software or malicious software running on your PC system, you can follow the step-by-step instructions here to remove Access TV Streaming from your web browser.
How can Access TV Streaming get on your system
Browser hijackers are usually come bundled with free programs and install themselves, with or without your knowledge, on your computer. This happens especially when you are installing a freeware. The application setup file tricks you into accepting the setup of third party programs, that you do not really want. Moreover, some paid applications can also install additional applications which you don’t want! Therefore, always download free software and paid programs from reputable download websites. Use ONLY custom or manual install mode and never blindly click Next button.
|Name||Access TV Streaming|
|Associated domains||query.haccesstvstreaming.com, search.haccesstvstreaming.com, hp.haccesstvstreaming.com|
|Type||homepage hijacker, PUP, search provider hijacker, browser hijacker, redirect virus|
|Affected Browser Settings||search provider, startpage, newtab URL|
|Removal||Access TV Streaming removal guide|
How to remove Access TV Streaming hijacker
In most cases browser hijackers and PUPs requires more than a simple uninstall with the help of Windows Control panel in order to be fully removed. For that reason, our team designed several removal ways which we’ve combined in a detailed guidance. Therefore, if you’ve the Access TV Streaming hijacker on your PC and are currently trying to have it deleted then feel free to follow the few simple steps below in order to resolve your problem. Read it once, after doing so, please bookmark this page (or open it on your smartphone) as you may need to close your web-browser or reboot your PC system.
To remove Access TV Streaming, execute the following steps:
- Manual Access TV Streaming browser hijacker removal
- Automatic Removal of Access TV Streaming
- How to block Access TV Streaming
- Finish words
Manual Access TV Streaming browser hijacker removal
Manually uninstalling the Access TV Streaming browser hijacker is also possible, although this approach takes time and technical prowess. You can sometimes find hijacker in your computer’s list of installed apps and uninstall it as you would any other unwanted program.
Delete dubious software using Windows Control Panel
When troubleshooting a computer, one common step is go to Microsoft Windows Control Panel and remove questionable apps. The same approach will be used in the removal of Access TV Streaming hijacker. Please use instructions based on your Microsoft Windows version.
Make sure you have closed all internet browsers and other software. Next, delete any unknown and suspicious programs from your Control panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Now, press the Windows button, type “Control panel” in search and press Enter. Choose “Programs and Features”, then “Uninstall a program”.
Look around the entire list of software installed on your machine. Most likely, one of them is the Access TV Streaming hijacker. Choose the suspicious program or the program that name is not familiar to you and remove it.
Windows Vista, 7
From the “Start” menu in MS Windows, choose “Control Panel”. Under the “Programs” icon, choose “Uninstall a program”.
Choose the dubious or any unknown software, then click “Uninstall/Change” button to delete this undesired program from your computer.
Click the “Start” button, select “Control Panel” option. Click on “Add/Remove Programs”.
Choose an unwanted program, then click “Change/Remove” button. Follow the prompts.
Get rid of Access TV Streaming browser hijacker from IE
In order to recover all web browser newtab, default search provider and start page you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the MS Windows was installed on your PC.
First, open the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Next, click the button in the form of gear (). It will display the Tools drop-down menu, press the “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window like below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect.
Remove Access TV Streaming from Firefox by resetting web browser settings
If the Firefox internet browser application is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Mozilla Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring Firefox settings such as search provider by default, start page and new tab to their default state. However, your saved bookmarks and passwords will not be lost. This will not affect your history, passwords, bookmarks, and other saved data.
Start the Firefox and press the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web-browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will display 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 such as the one 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 start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Access TV Streaming hijacker. When, it is complete, press the “Finish” button.
Remove Access TV Streaming from Google Chrome
Like other modern web-browsers, the Google Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby restore the internet browser newtab page, default search engine and start page that have been changed by the Access TV Streaming browser hijacker.
- First run the Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Google Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed plugins. If the list has the add-on labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guide: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, press the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this process is complete, your browser’s newtab page, default search engine and homepage will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Automatic Removal of Access TV Streaming hijacker
Spyware, adware, potentially unwanted software and hijackers can be difficult to get rid of manually. Do not try to get rid of this programs without the help of malware removal utilities. In order to fully remove Access TV Streaming from your browser, use professionally developed utilities like Zemana Free, MalwareBytes and Hitman Pro.
Use Zemana Free to remove Access TV Streaming browser hijacker
Zemana Free is a lightweight utility which created to run alongside your antivirus software, detecting and uninstalling malicious software, adware and potentially unwanted software that other programs miss. Zemana Anti Malware (ZAM) is easy to use, fast, does not use many resources and have great detection and removal rates.
- Zemana can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
- At the download page, click on the Download button. Your browser will open the “Save as” prompt. Please save it onto your Windows desktop.
- After the downloading process is complete, please close all software and open windows on your computer. Next, launch a file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- This will launch the “Setup wizard” of Zemana AntiMalware onto your personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
- When the Setup wizard has finished installing, the Zemana Free will launch and show the main window.
- Further, press the “Scan” button . Zemana Free application will scan through the whole PC for the Access TV Streaming browser hijacker. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC. While the utility is checking, you can see count of objects and files has already scanned.
- When Zemana Free has completed scanning, it will display the Scan Results.
- Review the scan results and then click the “Next” button. The utility will delete Access TV Streaming hijacker infection. When the task is finished, you may be prompted to restart the computer.
- Close the Zemana and continue with the next step.
Use HitmanPro to delete Access TV Streaming from the PC system
HitmanPro is a free program which developed to get rid of malware, potentially unwanted programs, adware and browser hijacker infections from your computer running Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 7, XP (32-bit and 64-bit). It’ll help to identify and remove Access TV Streaming hijacker infection, including its files, folders and registry keys.
- Download Hitman Pro on your machine from the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
- When downloading is done, double click the HitmanPro icon. Once this utility is launched, click “Next” button to scan for Access TV Streaming browser hijacker. When a malware, adware or potentially unwanted applications are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
- After the scan get completed, HitmanPro will show a scan report. All detected threats will be marked. You can remove them all by simply click “Next” button. Now click the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to remove all malicious software found.
How to remove Access TV Streaming with MalwareBytes Free
Manual Access TV Streaming browser hijacker removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the hijacker infection may be not completely removed. We recommend that run the MalwareBytes AntiMalware that are completely clean your computer of browser hijacker infection. Moreover, this free application will help you to get rid of malware, PUPs, adware and toolbars that your personal computer can be infected too.
Visit the page linked below to download MalwareBytes Free. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After the download is done, close all programs and windows on your PC. Double-click the install file named MBSetup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as displayed on the screen below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the Setup wizard that will help you install MalwareBytes on your computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press “Get Started” button. MalwareBytes Anti-Malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button to start checking your system for the Access TV Streaming hijacker. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. When a malicious software, adware software or potentially unwanted software are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly.
When MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) has finished scanning your computer, MalwareBytes AntiMalware (MBAM) will show you the results. In order to remove all threats, simply click “Quarantine” button. The MalwareBytes AntiMalware will get rid of Access TV Streaming hijacker and move the selected threats to the Quarantine. Once the process is finished, you may be prompted to reboot the computer.
We recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the MalwareBytes Free to get rid of adware, browser hijacker and other malware.
How to block Access TV Streaming
It is important to run ad blocking programs such as AdGuard to protect your machine from malicious websites. Most security experts says that it’s okay to block advertisements. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard may to block Access TV Streaming and other unwanted web sites.
Click the link below to download AdGuard. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After the downloading process is done, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is complete, you will see a window as shown in the following example.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will assist 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 launch your system, AdGuard will run automatically and stop unwanted advertisements, block Access TV Streaming, 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.
Now your personal computer should be free of the Access TV Streaming hijacker. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop-ups and annoying malicious webpages) and Zemana (to periodically scan your computer for new browser hijackers and other malicious 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 delete Access TV Streaming hijacker from the Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer and Firefox, then ask for help here here.