What is noticiasalpunto?
noticiasalpunto is a computer infection classified as browser hijacker. It is responsible for the erratic behavior of your browser, constant redirections and inability to change your home page. When you are infected with noticiasalpunto, you are often redirected to a number of associated websites in order to increase their traffic. Although this browser hijacker is more annoying than dangerous, you need to remove noticiasalpunto to prevent other dangerous infections from entering your PC. That is so, because browser hijackers and similar applications often unwittingly become malware distributors. What is more, you could have dangerous files residing in your system already, without you even knowing it!
What does noticiasalpunto do?
When you are infected with this browser hijacker, your home page and your default search engine are changed to noticiasalpunto.com. At the time of writing the domain is impossible to access, but it does not mean that the browser hijacker is no longer active. It can still redirect you to affiliated websites and change your search results, so that you click on links to featured websites, increasing their traffic and earning the people behind noticiasalpunto their money.
noticiasalpunto presents you with a customized version of Google search engine, so you should not trust its results. Sure, it may look like a legitimate search, but the search results contain links to websites that could be related to malware – were you to click on any of them, you could get infected with dangerous computer threats.
Where does noticiasalpunto come from?
Most often this browser hijacker arrives with freeware and shareware programs that you download online. Be careful when you install software by unknown publishers, because such programs are often bundled with unnecessary and even dangerous applications. Once noticiasalpunto gets into your PC, it changes your browser settings (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), and even if you remove the program this browser hijacker came with, it will not restore your browser’s settings.
How to remove noticiasalpunto?
In order to remove noticiasalpunto from your computer, you should reset your browser to default settings and then run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner. Should you detect any malicious application, invest in a powerful antimalware tool at once, because automatic malware removal is a fast and efficient way to take care of dangerous infections. Not to mention that your PC will be protected from similar threats in the future as well.
How to reset my browser
- Press Alt+X and click Internet options.
- Select Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Select Delete personal settings and press Reset.
- When the reset is complete, click Close and OK.
- Press Firefox button and navigate to Help.
- Click Troubleshooting information and press Reset Firefox on another tab.
- Press Reset Firefox again, and when the reset is complete press Finish.
- Press Alt+F and click Settings.
- Select Open a specific page or set of pages under On Startup.
- Click Set pages and change your home page address. Click OK.
- Select Manage search engines under Search.
- Set a new default search engine and click Done.
Should you have any questions about noticiasalpunto, do not hesitate to leave a comment below.
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