Removing Fraudtool.Hijack In Simple Steps

How To Delete Fraudtool.Hijack

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Delete Fraudtool.Hijack from Windows 7: Quick Deletion Guide

How Dangerous is Fraudtool.Hijack?

Unluckily, Fraudtool.Hijack is a virulent threat, first spotted in the beginning of 2017, appears to be designed for taking control over compromised Windows 7 and perform vindictive activities that would be beneficial for threat actors. In fact, it developed by highly skilled threat actors. Though, it has no bug. During threat analysis, we saw the threat has no unique features. Just like other malware, Fraudtool.Hijack might hijack your web browsers and replace your browser's homepage/search engine with malicious domain and cause countless redirects. Even, it may install several spyware extensions or plugins on your Internet Explorer. Moreover, it may slow down your Operating System performance and cut down your Internet speed as well as use your internet data for loading unnecessary pages or malicious files or updates from remote servers. Such malware could encipher your important files using military grade cipher and demand ransom payment. Worse, while your Windows 7 is compromised with the malware, Delete hackers may have control over your Operating System.

Fraudtool.Hijack : Distribution Source

  • Misleading websites: Torrent sites and less reputed online software stores deliver Fraudtool.Hijack to your Operating System using deceptive methods. They might suggest you to use customized downloader before downloading any file or software. Please note that customized downloader always performs optional programs installation along with your regular download.
  • Bundled Programs: nowadays, most of all free programs come bundled up with optional programs when you install any of such programs, your Operating System gets penetrated with Fraudtool.Hijack.
  • Spam Emails Attachments: in various campaigns, threat actors use email services to deliver Fraudtool.Hijack to your Operating System as an important attachment file along with phishing text.
  • Infected USBs: when you plug-in infected USB drives to your Operating System, the virus enters to your Windows 7 without any consent.

Few Common Characteristics of Fraudtool.Hijack virus

  • Infected Windows 7 may be acting weird including unwanted browser redirects, slow Internet speed, presence of unwanted files or programs on the Operating System etc.
  • Your private files may have been modified/deleted without your authorization.
  • Important files may have become useless or encrypted and may be featuring weird extensions.
  • You may be seeing suggest to buy products or install fake security software while your online session.

Therefore, we recommend you to keep reliable security software installed and updated on your each Operating System to get real time protection against such threats. Now, you must initiate Fraudtool.Hijack Deletion procedures given below:


Easy Guide To Get Rid Of Fraudtool.Hijack

Help To Remove Fraudtool.Hijack from Windows 7

Remove Fraudtool.Hijack from Windows 10

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Manual Deletion Guide to Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Operating System

Method 1: Turn on your Operating System into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Delete Fraudtool.Hijack Safely

Method 2: Delete Unwanted Processes of Fraudtool.Hijack from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

Method 3: Effectively Delete Fraudtool.Hijack from Control Panel in Windows

Method 4: Delete Malicious Registry Entries created by Fraudtool.Hijack from Windows system

Method 5: Delete Fraudtool.Hijack from Major Internet Browsers/Reset Browsers

Method 1: Turn on your Operating System into ‘Safe Mode with Networking’ to Delete Fraudtool.Hijack Safely

For Windows 8.1/10 Users

Step 1. First, click on Start menu then hold Shift button and from the Power option select Restart.

Step 2. Now you see a blue screen entitled as ‘Choose an option’. Choose ‘Troubleshoot’ from there.

Step 3. Next, you need to click Advanced option.

Step 4. Then you must choose Startup Settings.

Step 5. Finally, you see ‘Enable Safe Mode’ option, click it and click on Restart button.

Step 6. Next, press ‘F5’ button to enable Safe Mode with Networking option to proceed deletion of Fraudtool.Hijack from your computer.

For Windows XP/Vista/7 Users

Step 1. Press Windows Button and from Shut down select Restart.

Step 2. Now during the Restart process, keep pressing ‘F8 button’ continuously.

Step 3. Next, you see Advanced boot menu on your computer screen. Choose Safe Mode with Networking to proceed removal of Fraudtool.Hijack from your Operating System.

Method 2: Delete Fraudtool.Hijack from Task Manager on your Windows Machine

For Windows 10/8.1/7/Vista/XP Users

Step 1. Press and hold ‘ALT+Ctrl+Del’ buttons continuously on your keyboard.

Step 2. Click Task Manager from the displayed options.

Step 3. Now, you must find malicious/suspicious processes and kill them by selecting End Task option.

Step 4. This way you can terminate malicious processes associated with Fraudtool.Hijack on your affected system.

Method 3: Effectively Delete Fraudtool.Hijack from Control Panel in Windows

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Windows 10

Step 1. Press Start button and select Settings from the menu.

Step 2. Choose System option from there.

Step 3. Next, You have to click Apps and Features option to find and Delete Fraudtool.Hijack

Step 4. Finally, there you see list of all installed programs including malicious programs, select Fraudtool.Hijack and click Uninstall.

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Windows 8.1

Step 1. Press Win+R button to open Run Box on your Operating System.

Step 2. Type ‘control panel’ (without quotation mark) and hit the Enter button to open ‘Control panel’ on your system running Windows 8.

Step 3. Select ‘Uninstall a program’ from Programs menu.

Step 4. Now you need to find Fraudtool.Hijack or other suspicious programs, select it and Delete one by one by clicking on ‘Uninstall’ option.

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Windows 7

Step 1. Press Windows Logo key on your keyboard.

Step 2. And then click ‘Control Panel’ from the the Start Menu.

Step 3. Select Uninstall a program option from the Programs menu.

4 Finally, you are at the place where you can find and Delete Fraudtool.Hijack and other malicious software from your Operating System with ease.

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Windows XP

Step 1. First, go to the Start Menu and select ‘Control Panel’.

Step 2. Now, click on Add or Delete programs option.

Step 3. Find Fraudtool.Hijack and other suspicious programs and Delete them immediately

Method 4: Effectively Eliminate Malicious Registry Entries created by Fraudtool.Hijack from Windows system

Step 1. Access Run Box by Pressing Win+R keys on your Operating System.

Step 2. In Run Box, type ‘regedit’ and hit Enter.

Step 3. Next Windows Registry will be opened on your Operating System screen. Find and Delete all registry entries associated with Fraudtool.Hijack carefully.

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”

-HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random

-HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0



-HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”

-HKEY_LOCAL_Machine\Software\Classes\ Fraudtool.Hijack

Method 5: Delete Fraudtool.Hijack from Major Internet Browsers – Internet Explorer

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From IE 7:7.00.5730.1300

Step 1. Launch IE and go to Manage Add-ons from Tools menu.

Step 2. A new window opens, from there click on Toolbar and extensions.

Step 3. Then simply find Fraudtool.Hijack from there and click Delete.

Step 4. Also find and Delete any other entry associated with this virus.

Help To IE 7:7.00.5730.1300 Browser

Step 1. Close all IE 7:7.00.5730.1300 Windows.

Step 2. Select the Advanced tab, and then select Reset.

Step 3. In the Reset IE 7:7.00.5730.1300 Settings dialog box, select Reset.

Step 4. When IE 7:7.00.5730.1300 finishes applying default settings, select Close, and then select OK.

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Mozilla:40.0.2

Step 1. You can always Delete unwanted add-ons by clicking the “Firefox” menu option at the top of the Firefox window and selecting “Add-ons.”

Step 2. Select “Extensions or Appearance or Plug-ins.”

Step 3. Pick out the add-on – Fraudtool.Hijack you want to deactivate and click the “Disable” button then Restart Mozilla:40.0.2.

Help To Mozilla:40.0.2 Browser

Step 1. Open Firefox, Click the icon that looks like three stacked lines at the top right of the browser window.

Step 2. Select the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu.

Step 3. Select ‘Troubleshooting information’ in the slide-out menu.

Step 4. Select the ‘Reset Firefox’ button at the top right of the new Web page.

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Launch Microsoft Edge.

Step 2. Select More (…) to open the menu.

Step 3. Select Extensions from the menu.

Step 4. Right-click the extension – Fraudtool.Hijack and select Delete, or select the extension and click the Delete button.

Help To Reset Microsoft Edge Browser

Step 1. Access the “Settings” menu by clicking the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the Edge window and choose “Settings.”

Step 2. Under Clear browsing data, tap “Choose what to clear” and then click “Show more.” There are a lot of data types here. Select them all and click “Clear.” Restart your Operating System and re-open Edge for a clean slate.

Delete Fraudtool.Hijack From Chrome 57.0.2987

Step 1. Start Mozilla:40.0.2 and go to Tools, there select Add-ons Manager.

Step 2. Next, from left panel click on Extensions option, find Fraudtool.Hijack extension or any other unnecessary extension viruses and then Delete them immediately by clicking on Delete.

From Chrome 57.0.2987

Step 1. On your Windows system, launch Chrome.

Step 2. At the top right, click More Settings.

Step 3. At the bottom, mouse click Show advanced settings.

Step 4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.

Step 5. In the box that appears, click Reset.