What is Taobao.com?
Taobao.com is an improved version of v9.com browser hijacker which indicates that it is untrustworthy. Further proof that you should get rid of Taobao.com as soon as you notice it inside your system is the fact that it is very similar to iStartSurf, Webssearches, Sweet-page, and Qone8 which are known as unreliable applications. Taobao.com infiltrates user’s computer secretly and immediately alters browser settings in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. We recommend to read the following article to learn more about this suspicious software and to find out why it is so important to delete Taobao.com from your computer.
What does Taobao.com do?
As soon as this application enters your computer, it changes your home page and default search engine and also installs two extensions (Quickstart and SupTab) to modify your new tab page. We urge you not to trust the presented search tool. The first time you attempt to use it, you will notice that your search queries are redirected to Yahoo! Search. Even though Yahoo! is a legitimate search engine, this hijacker will alter its results by adding numerous sponsored links and ads. This means that every time you search for something, you risk clicking the suspicious link or ad. Remember that browser hijackers are frequently exploited by the malicious third parties and are often the reason users get infected with malware. The risk of infection grows every time you perform search with the tool provided by this intruder. Do not tolerate this suspicious software and terminate Taobao.com.
Another thing you must understand is that this software follows your Internet habits and uses the gathered knowledge to make the presented ads more attractive. Moreover, users should be aware that the collected data is also shared with the third parties. If you are not happy with such free spread of your information, remove Taobao.com.
Finally, you have to consider the clandestine manner of infiltration this intruder used to enter your system. It sneaked in alongside freeware which you have recently downloaded from some untrustworthy source. In the future, be more attentive and make sure to choose Advanced or Custom installation option. Also, read the software license agreement and deselect all the undesirable programs.
How to remove Taobao.com?
Under this article, you will find step-by-step manual instructions on how to delete Taobao.com. Follow them and Taobao.com removal should not cause too much trouble. However, if you would use a legitimate and up-too-date computer security software for Taobao.com removal, your computer would also be protected in the future. If this option looks more attractive to you, you need to install an authentic anti-spyware and let it eliminate Taobao.com for oyu.
Uninstall from Windows 8
- Navigate the cursor to the right corner of your Desktop.
- From the menu, select Settings.
- Click Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Taobao.com.
Uninstall from Windows XP
- Press Start button.
- Access Control Panel.
- Choose Add or Remove programs.
- Remove Taobao.com.
Uninstall from Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Open Start menu.
- Tap Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Taobao.com.
Terminate Taobao.com from your browsers
Delete Taobao.com from Mozilla Firefox
- Start Mozilla Firefox and tap Alt+H.
- Open Troubleshooting Information.
- Press Reset Firefox and then click Reset Firefox again.
Delete Taobao.com from Google Chrome
- Launch your browser and click Alt+F.
- Access Settings and pick Show Advanced settings.
- Press Reset browser settings and tap Reset.
Delete Taobao.com from Internet Explorer
- Open your browser and press Alt+T.
- Choose Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Tap Reset and mark Delete personal settings.
- Afterwards, click Reset button again.
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The article should only be used for educational purposes. If you follow the instructions provided in the article, you agree to be bound by this disclaimer. We do not guarantee that the article will aid you in completely removing the malware from your PC. Malicious programs are constantly developing, which is why it is not always easy or possible to clean the computer by using only the manual removal guide.