What is Exciteday.com?
If you ever open your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or Mozilla Firefox and notice that Exciteday.com search engine has replaced your homepage and default search provider, there is no doubt that you have become a victim of a browser hijacker. Exciteday.com might look really useful at first sight and you might think that it is nothing wrong to use Exciteday.com as a primary search provider. Unfortunately, this might really put your system at risk, so we do not recommend keeping Exciteday.com or using it to search for the information. We will explain you how to get rid of this search engine further in this article. On top of that, we have provided you with the manual removal instructions in order to help you delete this infection. Use them after you read through this article.
How does Exciteday.com browser hijacker work?
If you wonder why you cannot keep Exciteday.com and use it, you should know that the main reason why it is so is that this search engine might provide you with modified search results. This means that it will place sponsored links and third-party advertisements among search results because it wants you to click on them. It is very likely that the publisher of Exciteday.com receives money for driving traffic to different websites and Exciteday.com is just its tool to do that. We believe so because of the presence of all those modified search results and the publisher of Exciteday.com claims to be the leader in “search engine marketing and web traffic generation.” Exciteday.com will not only provide you with sponsored search results, but it might also collect information about your activities. It does that in order to provide you with relevant commercial advertisements. Nobody knows whether this browser hijacker will not touch your personal details, so we suggest that you get rid of Exciteday.com as soon as possible.
It is highly recommended to scan the system with an automatic scanner too in order to detect all the unwanted programs that have entered your system together with Exciteday.com browser hijacker. We suggest doing that because it is very important that you erase all those suspicious applications from your system as soon as possible. If you leave them, they might download other infections, use your PC’s resources, and do other undesirable activities. You will definitely feel that. Believe us; undesirable programs are really annoying, so we highly recommend that you install a security tool to prevent them from entering your system in the future. We recommend using SpyHunter because we know that it will act in a beneficial way.
How to remove it from the system
There is no point in keeping Exciteday.com because it will simply cause harm to your system instead of doing something extremely good for you. You can get rid of this threat manually or automatically. It is up to you which method to use; however, you should definitely use our instructions which are provided below if you are going to delete Exciteday.com manually. In case you want to eliminate this browser hijacker automatically, you should acquire a reputable antimalware tool. Do not forget that those free tools that can be downloaded from third-party web pages are usually untrustworthy.
Get rid of Exciteday.com
- Open your browser and access the menu (Alt+F).
- Select Settings and scroll down.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset settings and confirm the process by clicking Reset.
- Open your browser.
- Tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information from the Help menu.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Click on this button once again when the pop-up window appears.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options.
- Open the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset.
- Put a tick in the Delete personal settings box.
- Click Reset once again.
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