FileListing.com – What is it?
FileListing.com is a browser hijacker attacking Google Chrome primarily. It is also true that other browsers based on the Chromium open source project may become infected as well. Many people today see their Chrome home page hijacked and do not know what can be done to get rid of this malware. Following this guide will help you to fix your browser.
The FileListing.com hijacker is implanted into Google Chrome through adding certain extension by means of misleading pop-ups. Suddenly while people surf the web they may encounter suspicious alert saying about the necessity to add some extension. The fact is that such pop-ups have the elements of hijacking already since they do not allow people to close this pop-up easily.
So, after people are actually forced to enable such suspicious extension their Google Chrome version will be definitely hijacked. By the way, FileListing.com is similar to Tavanero Search hijacker previously described by us.
We strongly advise that you do not use FileListing.com hijacker for your regular searches. The hijacker delivers search results from Google Custom Search, however, Google is not related to it at all. On the other hand, the hijacker is malicious since it regularly tracks your browsing habits and transfers this information to cyber frauds for various malicious purposes. Plus, your system is infected with other potentially unwanted applications, so you’d better immediately perform a complex system cleanup with the proven malware removal tool.
How to remove it?
If you detect FileListing.com and want to eliminate it as quickly as possible, then you can follow the removal instructions given below. We wrote full manuals how to delete FileListing.comautomatically and manually. Of course, you can choose a manual technique to remove this unpleasant program. But, we must warn that manual removal may be complex and difficult task for novice users. If you do not have considerable experience in dealing with such software, it is better is you select an automatic removal tool.
Automatic removal tool for FileListing.com
It is a perfect tool both for home and corporate usage. Developed specifically for automatic removal of viruses, bots, spyware, keyloggers, trojans, shareware and rootkits without the need to manually edit system files or registry, GridinSoft Anti-Malware additionally fixes system modifications that were introduced by malware and which, regretfully, are often ignored by some popular antivirus scanners. Also, GridinSoft Anti-Malware is quite easy to install and to use due to its intuitive interface. We strongly recommend you to start protecting your computer with this antimalware tool. Thousands of users have already tested GridinSoft Anti-Malware on their PCs, which means that you have nothing to worry about. Moreover, the program may Reset Browser Settings FREE. You can download it by clicking the link below.
Virus FileListing.com step by step removal instruction (for automatically way):
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
- Please, choose “Quick scan” or “Full scan” to scan your PC.
- Delete all detected infected files and registry entries by clicking “Fix now” at the end of scan.
NOTE! The anti-malware may delete just 2 (two) viruses free. In case, if user’s machine is deeply infected with various viruses, we offer to buy the GridinSoft Anti-Malware to clean computer system fully.
- Important: Shut down all your browsers before next steps.
This video will help you to reset your internet browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with virus FileListing.com in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
The manual removal for advanced users.
Also, you should reminded that you need to uninstall all add-ons from your internet browser and other tied junkware. If this task is difficult for you, please use GridinSoft Anti-Malware. It can Reset Browser Settings for FREE
You find detailed instructions how to reset browser settings manually HERE