MyToolsApp.info shows up as my home page now. I don’t know how it gets into my computer. Whenever I enter a new website, Firefox automatically loads MyToolsApp.info on that same tab and takes over my homepage, which google.com. I could not use Firefox to go anywhere nor do links I click work. I removed MyToolsApp.info program in the control panel and tried removing app from Firefox. But MyToolsApp.info is still there. How can I get rid of MyToolsApp.info and get affected browsers back to normal?

MyToolsApp.info Screenshot:

MyToolsApp.info is a dangerous redirect virus that is associated with lots of annoying ads pop up. MyToolsApp.info installs itself to your computer without asking your permission. MyToolsApp.info severely endangers system and leads to poor PC performance. MyToolsApp.info virus takes over affected browsers and replaces your homepage with its site by altering default browser settings and DNS. Besides, MyToolsApp.info virus also has the ability to modify Registries and wrap its infections with random codes. As a consequence, MyToolsApp.info virus settles down on your system and keeps driving your Internet traffic to sites that are irrelevant to your search requests. Furthermore, MyToolsApp.info virus also tracks your browser hobbits and changes bookmark lists. To make it worse, many other malicious malwares or potentially harmful toolbars will be added into the compromised system. Personal files or financial details are at the risk of being stolen by remote attackers if security backdoor is exploited. Therefore, you need to remove MyToolsApp.info virus as soon as possible to avoid further damage.

How to Completely Remove MyToolsApp.info Virus?

On one hand, MyToolsApp.info virus is really stubborn and can mutate all the time to escape from being removed by changing its codes and location. It is well-hidden in the system and configures itself to automatically run once Windows boots. On the other hand, normally, antivirus can provide basic protection to your system and handle some simple viruses. When it comes to some newly released and tricky virus, anti-virus programs often fail, for it always takes time for their virus base to update to the latest version.

Step 1, Go to Start menu →Control Panel →Add/Remove Programs→ Remove MyToolsApp.info and any other suspicious programs.

Step2, Delete adds-on

IE browser:

1) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ → choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4)  Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Internet Options’, select ‘General tab’ and click ‘Use default’ button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome browser:

1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’.
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage search engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Results’ from the list remove it by clicking the “X” mark.

Mozilla Firefox browser:

1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engines….’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Options’. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under the ‘General tab’;

Step 3- Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by infections.

click start menu->type msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items.

Step 4- open your Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys and then stop the viruses and Trojans processes

Step 5 – remove any suspicious files.

%AppData%\[random].exe

%ProgramFiles%\LP\[random].tmp

%ProgramFiles%\LP\[random].exe

%Windows%\system32\[random].exe

Step 6- Detect and remove related registries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page = %SystemRoot%\system32\blank.htm

HKCU\..\URLSearchHook: {CFBFAE00-17A6-11D0-99CB-00C04FD64497} - I:\WINDOWS\system32\shdocvw.dll (Microsoft Corporation)

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings: "ProxyServer" = :0

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Win32\

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName = C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\xpnetdiag.exe

Note: If you have any problem during the removal process, please feel free to contact us for further instruction. Start a live chat with us and get immediate help from Tee Support tech agent to get rid of MyToolsApp.info now!

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