How to remove Aqovd.com
What is Aqovd.com?
With an installer signed by ‘Beijing Gaojiaoxintu Technology Co’, Aqovd.com is a browser hijacker created by the same people who developed such applications like gamegogle.com, jogostempo.com, Top8844.com, and 123rede.com. If you ever encountered any of these hijackers, you should known that Aqovd.com cannot be trusted either. Its main page will become your new home page and default search engine as soon as it enters your PC. The software provides a search box with four sections: Hot, Video, Games, and Shopping. All of these sections have a number of attached shortcuts, however we do not advise to click them, because you can be routed to suspicious pages. Read this article to learn other reasons why we advise to terminate Aqovd.com from your computer.
What does Aqovd.com do?
Like all the other browser hijackers, Aqovd.com earns money by directing traffic to the third parties’ sites. This means that for every click on sponsored link or ad this intruder generates revenue. If you keep this in mind, it should not surprise you that the hijacker even follows your online activities to personalize the ads and to make them more interesting to you. Unfortunately, the gathered data (search queries, visited pages, clicks, geographical location, search queries, etc.) is also shared with the unknown third parties. If an unauthorized spread of your information is not unacceptable to you, delete Aqovd.com.
Unfortunately, the previously mentioned third parties are not only unknown, but also very dangerous. Remember that browser hijackers are frequently exploited by cyber crooks. This means that you can be directed to a malicious website after one click on the infected link or ad. If you find yourself in such page, you will most likely get infected with some form of malware. Do to take such risks with your PC and remove Aqovd.com before the additional virus, Trojan, etc. can further hurt your system.
In order to protect your computer from similar entrances in the future, pay more attention to freeware installations. The additional software is often used to monetize free downloads from unofficial pages and thus you need to be more cautious. Choose Advanced or Custom option and read the software license agreement. In this document, look for the additional software and deselect it. If this hijacker is already in your PC, eliminate Aqovd.com.
How to remove Aqovd.com?
To erase Aqovd.com from your system, you will need to choose either automatic or manual removal option. If you want the professionals to terminate Aqovd.com for you, you will have to buy a reputable computer security software and scan your PC with it. An anti-spyware will remove Aqovd.com and provide protection in the future. Another option is to follow the instructions on how to get rid of Aqovd.com which you will see below.
- Press Start button and move to Control Panel.
- Open Add or Remove Programs.
- Uninstall Aqovd.com.
- Go to the bottom right corner of the screen and choose Settings.
- Access Control Panel and choose Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Aqovd.com.
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Open Start menu and tap Control Panel.
- Tap Uninstall a program and delete Aqovd.com
Eliminate Aqovd.com from your browsers
- Start your browser and press Alt+T.
- Access Internet Options.
- Go to the Advanced tab and choose Reset.
- Select Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset.
- Launch the browser and press Alt+H.
- Pick Troubleshooting information.
- Click Reset Firefox.
- Tap Reset Firefox again.
- Start Google Chrome and press Alt+F.
- Open Settings.
- Go to Show advanced settings.
- Tap Reset browser settings.
- Click Reset button.
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