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What you will find at Vi-view.com is an image viewer advertised as much better that ordinary image viewers as it is faster, with better zooming capabilities and attractive user interface. What is more, the application is supposed to give you the opportunity to manage your images on the PC, create thumbnails and also provides a variety of formats the pictures can be viewed in. However, if you decide to install the program, you should know that Vi-view.com will replace your default homepage and search provider no matter if you use Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
How did I get infected with vi-view.com?
The Vi-view application will appear on your PC after you download it from its official website. It has not been reported so far that the program enters the system secretly. Keep in mind, however, that it is not impossible. For this reason, you should be very careful with the choice of sources when it comes to downloading software. Always choose official ones and spend some time to get acquainted with each application’s license agreement.
Why is vi-view.com dangerous?
Once you have installed Vi-view, you will notice that invitations for online surveys will start appearing when you browse the web. The application is interested in your personal information because it is needed to determine your preferences. Nevertheless, we would not advise you to share any personal details with Vi-view.com because it is associated with popular browser hijackers such as v9.com and 22find.com. Thus, to keep your operating system safe, it is best not to trust or interact with Vi-view.com.
How to Remove vi-view.com virus (Manual Removal Guide)
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the vi-view.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 vi-view.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 vi-view.com from your computer
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the vi-view search software and click on uninstall/change. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove vi-view.com homepage from Chrome, Firefox and IE
- Open Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools then Extensions
- Remove the vi-view 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 vi-view 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 vi-view extension
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset
- Restart Internet Explorer
How to Permanently Remove vi-view.com Virus (automatic) Removal Guide
Nevertheless, manual removal is successful, I recommend to use any professional anti-malware scanner to identify and remove all vi-view.com malware leftovers.