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Suddenly Gamegogle.com took over your homepage and you cannot remove it.
Do you suddenly find your preferred search engine and homepage switched to Gamegogle.com? And you have no memory of approving the change? Are you bothered by ads popping up incessantly every time you try to go online? Are you surprised by daily system reshuffles you don’t remember permitting? Well, that’s because you haven’t. Yes, these changes were implemented without your awareness or approval. If you’re wondering how’s that even possible, you can stop. It’s because of you. You’re the reason behind them. You were foolish enough to allow a browser hijacker to infect your computer, and now you’re suffering a portion of the consequences. Gamegogle.com is a malicious and damaging hijacker that prays on your distraction and sneaks into your system undetected. Once it’s in, it proves just how dangerous of an infection it is by wreaking all kinds of havoc. If you wish to spare yourself the time and energy of dealing with Gamegogle.com’s never-ending issues, be sure to delete it the first chance you get.
How did I get infected with?
Gamegogle.com has an entire array of tricks up its sleeve and is not shy of using every last one of them in order to gain access to your system. The program is so resourceful when it comes to deceiving you that, not only does it get you to allow it in, but also manages to keep you utterly oblivious to the fact that it did. More often than not, the application hitches a ride with freeware as it provides possibly the easiest way in. That’s because most users don’t pay nearly enough attention as they should during freeware installs, which is a terrible idea considering how it’s often bundled with malware. Instead of carefully reading the terms and conditions, they rush the process and simply agree to everything. They end up paying for their haste and distraction once the issues start piling up. Other ways of invasion include posing as a program or system update and hiding behind spam email attachments, corrupted links, or websites.
Why is this dangerous?
Once Gamegogle.com infiltrates your PC, you’ll start experiencing a whole bundle of troubles. Let’s begin with the constant changes. After invasion, the hijacker is no longer bound to seek your approval before implementing changes. That means it can do whatever it feels like doing, and you’ll just have to bear it. For example, it can reshuffle your settings in a way that would block you from accessing your favorite websites. Or, what’s much worse, if it so decides, the program can permit the installation of more malware tools that would further damage your system. Aside from keeping you on your toes, the application will also infuriate you to no end. How? Well, with the help of a never-ending waterfall of pop-up ads, of course. Every single time you try to use your browser, an ad will show up and interrupt your experience. Since the tool will bombard you non-stop until you finally choose to get rid of it, the ads’ presence will lead to a slower PC performance and frequent system crashes. But even the threat of more malware and the vexatious ads won’t be your biggest concern. The worst part, of having Gamegogle.com in your system, is the fact that it jeopardizes your privacy. It’s programmed to start spying on you as soon as it infects your PC. It keeps track of your browsing activities and catalogs every move you make. Once it has collected enough data from you, it sends it to the malicious third parties who support it. Just try to imagine what wicked strangers can do with access to your personal and financial details. Do you still think Gamegogle.com is worth keeping?
How to Remove Gamegogle.com virus
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Gamegogle.com infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
The Gamegogle.com adware is specifically designed to make money. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, and will display advertisements and sponsored links within your web browser.
STEP 1 : Uninstall Gamegogle.com from your computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command Window
navigate to HKCU\software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Modify the string with a value data as per your desired homepage.
STEP 2 : Remove Gamegogle.com homepage from Chrome, Firefox and IE
Open Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools then Extensions
- Remove the Gamegogle.com by clicking on the little recycle bin
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
Open Mozilla Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable the unwanted Extension
- Go to Help
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Open Internet Explorer
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Click on Internet options
- go to Toolbars and Extensions and disable the unknown extensions
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset
- Restart Internet Explorer
How to Permanently Remove Gamegogle.com Virus (automatic) Removal Guide
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify possible registry leftovers or temporary files.