Remove Simplespeedy Virus
Simplespeedy is a malicious program categorized as a browser hijacker. When it infiltrates the PC, users will face several problems. Firstly, homepage and default search engine will be changed to websearch.simplespeedy.info. Furthermore, the latter webpage will also appear every time a new tab is opened, and that‘s not all problems associated with the mentioned domain. While browsing the internet, users will be constantly redirected to the infamous webpage. The website acts as a search engine, and it is associated with Smart Address and Tuvaro. Unfortunately, once the program is installed users cannot simply restore the internet settings with a few mouse clicks to the previous ones, because the Simplespeedy browser hijacker prevents them from doing that.
The browser hijacker is distributed using freeware. Simplespeedy is usually bundled and installed together with it. Codecs and video file converters are the usual software which is bundled with the hijacker. Users could easaly avoid installing this application by selecting the “Custom Installation” mode. As a result, all the extra programs would be provided, and the user could simply remove ticks from the unwanted ones. Unfortunately, this rarely happens and users end up having a malicious program installed on the PC. This way of software distribution is in fact legal because the users are presented with the list of additional installs. The problem is that the users usually don’t bother to check whether the list contains trustworthy programs. As a result, doing a small research concerning the software one is about to install, and being a little bit watchful during the installation is usually all it takes to have a clean computer.
Automatic Simplespeedy Removal
Download and install SpyHunter http://fixbrowsers.com/sh.php to detect Simplespeedy and remove it.
- Install SpyHunter by double-clicking the downloaded file. Follow the on-screen instructions
- SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats
Manual Simplespeedy Removal
Important Note: Simplespeedy can be removed manually, however any mistakes can lead your PC to permanent damage of the system. Therefore a manual removal process is highly recommended for IT experts and system administrators. For regular users, FixBrowsers.com team recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.
1. To remove Simplespeedy, check your Add/Remove Programs list in Control Panel (Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs). In the list search for apps related to Simplespeedy and then choose ‘Uninstall’.
2. Delete any browser plugin related to “Simplespeedy”:
Firefox -> Add-ons -> Extensions.
Google Chrome -> Settings -> Extensions.
Internet Explorer -> Manage add-ons ->Toolbars and Extensions.
3. Also remove Simplespeedy from your browsers:
Tools -> Internet options -> General tab. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.
Settings -> Appearance. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.
Options -> General tab -> Startup. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.
4. Delete any folder related to “Simplespeedy” from the following folders: