About this threat

Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com is your regular hijacker that can get into a device without the user realizing it. It is attached to free programs as an additional offer that is set to set up alongside the free software. The good news is that your system will not be directly damaged by the hijacker as it’s not an extreme contamination. But that does not indicate it belongs on your system. You will discover that your net browser’s settings have been modified and redirects to advertisement sites are occurring. It may also redirect you to malicious pages. Eliminate Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com as it provides no valuable features and puts your device in unnecessary danger.

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Redirect virus distribution ways

You most probable acquired the infection via freeware, as they are added as extra offers. Even if those offers are optional, a major part of users set them up anyway because they make the mistake of choosing Default settings during freeware setup. If you want to avoid unneeded offers, make sure to always implement Advanced mode, because that is where the unneeded offers are hiding. quite large amount of freeware travel with adjoined offers, so always opt for Advanced to block unneeded set ups. Those offers could be entirely non-dangerous, but then they wouldn’t be so sneaky when attempting to get in. You are firmly recommended to terminate Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com.

Why terminate Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com

As soon as it contaminates your PC, it will take over your web browser and adjust its settings. When you launch your Internet browser whether it’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome it will be immediately evident that your homepage and new tabs have been adjusted to present the hijacker’s promoted page. What you will also quickly realize is that alterations are not changeable unless you first delete Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com. The set homepage is quite basic, it will show a search engine and most likely advertisements. Be vigilant if you use the supplied search engine because promotional links might be inserted among. Be vary of getting redirected to damaging web pages as you could acquire malware. In order to prevent this from occurring, erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from your operating system.

Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com removal

You could attempt by hand Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com uninstallation, just keep in mind that you will have to locate the hijacker by yourself. You could also implement professional deletion utilities to erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com and it may be the easiest method as it will do everything for you. No matter which method you opt for, make sure that you abolish the hijacker entirely.

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Learn how to remove Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from your computer

Step 1. How to delete Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from Windows?

a) Remove Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com related application from Windows XP

  1. Click on Start
  2. Select Control Panel winxp-start Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Choose Add or remove programs winxp-control-panel Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Click on Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com related software winxp-add-remove-program Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  5. Click Remove

b) Uninstall Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com related program from Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open Start menu
  2. Click on Control Panel win7-start Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Go to Uninstall a program
  4. win7-control-panel Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  5. Select Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com related application
  6. Click Uninstall win7-remove-program Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com

c) Delete Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com related application from Windows 8

  1. Press Win+C to open Charm bar win8-charm-bar Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  2. Select Settings and open Control Panel win8-menu-control-panel Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Choose Uninstall a program win8-programs-features Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Select Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com related program
  5. Click Uninstall win8-uninstall-program Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com

d) Remove Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from Mac OS X system

  1. Select Applications from the Go menu. mac-os-x-go-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  2. In Application, you need to find all suspicious programs, including Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com. Right-click on them and select Move to Trash. You can also drag them to the Trash icon on your Dock. mac-os-x-application-trash Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com

Step 2. How to remove Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from web browsers?

a) Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and press Alt+X
  2. Click on Manage add-ons ie-alt-x Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Select Toolbars and Extensions
  4. Delete unwanted extensions ie-toolbars-extensions Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  5. Go to Search Providers
  6. Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com and choose a new engine ie-search-provider Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  7. Press Alt+x once again and click on Internet Options ie-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  8. Change your home page on the General tab ie-option-general Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  9. Click OK to save made changes

b) Eliminate Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla and click on the menu
  2. Select Add-ons and move to Extensions firefox-menu-options Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Choose and remove unwanted extensions firefox-extensions Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Click on the menu again and select Options firefox-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  5. On the General tab replace your home page firefox-homepage Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  6. Go to Search tab and eliminate Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com firefox-search-engines Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  7. Select your new default search provider

c) Delete Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and open the menu
  2. Choose More Tools and go to Extensions chrome-more-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Terminate unwanted browser extensions chrome-extensions Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Move to Settings (under Extensions) chrome-set-pages Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  5. Click Set page in the On startup section chrome-set-homepage Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  6. Replace your home page
  7. Go to Search section and click Manage search engines chrome-manage-search Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  8. Terminate Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com and choose a new provider

d) Remove Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com from Edge

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge and select More (the three dots at the top right corner of the screen). edge-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  2. Settings → Choose what to clear (located under the Clear browsing data option) edge-settings Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Select everything you want to get rid of and press Clear. edge-clear-browsing-data Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Right-click on the Start button and select Task Manager. task-manager-open Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  5. Find Microsoft Edge in the Processes tab.
  6. Right-click on it and select Go to details. task-manager-processes Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  7. Look for all Microsoft Edge related entries, right-click on them and select End Task. task-manager-end-task Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com

Step 3. How to reset your web browsers?

a) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and click on the Gear icon
  2. Select Internet Options ie-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Move to Advanced tab and click Reset ie-advanced-tab Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Enable Delete personal settings
  5. Click Reset ie-reset-window Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  6. Restart Internet Explorer

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla and open the menu
  2. Click on Help (the question mark) firefox-menuhelp Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information firefox-menu-help Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Click on the Refresh Firefox button firefox-reset Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  5. Select Refresh Firefox

c) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome and click on the menu chrome-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  2. Choose Settings and click Show advanced settings chrome-advanced-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  3. Click on Reset settings chrome-reset Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. Select Reset

d) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari browser
  2. Click on Safari settings (top-right corner)
  3. Select Reset Safari... safari-reset-menu Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  4. A dialog with pre-selected items will pop-up
  5. Make sure that all items you need to delete are selected safari-reset Erase Search.hactivecouponsexplore.com
  6. Click on Reset
  7. Safari will restart automatically

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