What is Ebd123.com?
Ebd123.com is a search engine that seems to be associated with hao123.com, which is known to be a browser hijacker. As Ebd123.com is related with this hijacker, it is not surprising at all that it acts in the same manner too, i.e. it modifies the settings of all the browsers. Have you already noticed that your homepage is set to Ebd123.com? If you cannot remember doing that yourself, there is no doubt that a browser hijacker has slithered onto your computer and made those changes. Ebd123.com is usually aimed at people living in Brazil, so it will appear on the computers of Brazilian users mainly. If you do not live there but still see the presence of Ebd123.com, there is also no doubt that a browser hijacker is on board. Remove Ebd123.com as soon as you can even if it looks a decent search engine. It is advisable to do that as quickly as possible because Ebd123.com, like other browser hijackers, might cause harm to your system and it will not allow you to set another homepage.
How to get rid of Ebd123.com?
Researchers at anti-spyware-101.com also say that Ebd123.com is a rather dangerous search engine, so there is no point in keeping it and using it to search for the information. According to our specialists, this search engine might provide users with sponsored results that might take them to the websites with an infectious content. In addition, there is a slight possibility that easy-access links which can be found on the startup page might redirect to untrustworthy web pages too. Some of these easy-access links will take you to Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo!, and other popular and reliable web pages; however, nobody knows whether unreliable links are not hidden under decent-looking icons. What is more, this Brazilian hijacker might collect information. It claims that this information is not personal but it is rather hard to believe the publisher of a suspicious search engine. Finally, you should remove Ebd123.com from the system also because it can connect to the Internet without asking for permission.
There is no such thing as the official website of Ebd123.com, so we do not think that you have downloaded this browser hijacker yourself. According to our researchers, it is more likely that this hijacker has entered your system in a bundle. As it travels with other programs, these programs might have entered your system too. You might not know that, so it is advisable to scan the system with a diagnostic tool to find out if they are really on your PC. After doing that, you will be able to erase them all manually or automatically.
How to erase Ebd123.com
It might be really challenging to delete Ebd123.com from the system because this threat modifies the shortcuts of all the browsers (changes the Target line). Thus, you will have to fix those shortcuts first before you delete Ebd123.com browser hijacker. You will find the instructions that will tell you how to do that below this article, but, of course, you can erase this browser hijacker automatically too. We recommend using SpyHunter for this matter because we know that it will not disappoint you.
How to erase Ebd123.com
Fix the shortcuts
- Right-click on the shortcut of your browser and select Properties.
- Open the Shortcut tab and locate the Target line.
- Delete the address that goes after quotation marks.
- Click OK.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset and check the box next to Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset again.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Click the Refresh Firefox button.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings and click Show advanced settings.
- Select Reset settings and click the Reset button.
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