What is utop.it?
If you notice that a new tab with its own search engine opens every time you highlight a word in any website, it might be true that you have encountered utop.it. You might start seeing this domain if you have installed Tab Plus, My Downloads, or EZ Dropbox because it has been found out that it might come bundled with these applications. However, the more probable scenario is that it has come on your system together with a browser hijacker. If it is the case, you will definitely notice that your homepage has been changed. As there are plenty of search engines published, you should not use utop.it even though it is not a serious threat. We will help you to change settings and thus remove it.
How does utop.it act?
Are you using utop.it to search for the information? You might have probably noticed that you are getting search results together with advertisements. Besides, there is one ad placed on the start page and it keeps changing. Actually, it is not only annoying, but also might lead you to threats. Thus, you should definitely not click on any of those advertisements if you do not want to infect your system. Besides, there are more reliable search engines published; thus, we believe that it is better to use them.
It has been also found out that utop.it is very similar to other search websites, for instance, wow.utop.it, pluginext.utop.it, suchmaschine24.utop.it, and utorrent4chrome.utop.it. All of them are rather similar if we take into account the overall design and how they act. What is more, it has been observed that they can add an extension with an unusual name, for instance, “Plugin”, “High Solution” or “Bookmark”. Thus, if you find an extension with such a name, make sure that it is related to utop.it and remove it without any further considerations.
How to get rid of utop.it?
If you have not agreed with any changes related to your browser, you should better get rid of the undesirable applications that have entered your system and performed the changes. The quickest and easiest way is to launch SpyHunter scanner and let it scan your system. This tool will not only detect all the threats and remove them, but also keep your computer protected. Of course, you can also use the manual removal instructions that will help you to get rid of undesirable applications.
How to erase the undesirable application
- Open the Start menu.
- Select Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs and select the unwanted application.
- Click Remove.
Windows 7 and Vista
- Click the Start button to open the menu.
- Select Control Panel and then click Uninstall a program.
- Right-click on the undesirable program.
- Select Uninstall.
- Access the Metro UI menu.
- Right-click on the background and select All apps.
- Locate Control Panel and click on it.
- Select Uninstall a program.
- Select the application and then delete it.
- Launch your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options.
- Click on the Advanced tab.
- Click the Reset… button.
- Mark Delete personal settings.
- Click the Reset button.
- Open your browser.
- Tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting Information.
- Click Reset Firefox…
- Click Reset Firefox again in the dialog box.
- Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings.
- Click Show advanced settings.
- Scroll down and select Reset browser settings.
- Click Reset.
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