If your homepage is always redirected to home.gamesgofree.com and default search engine is changed to gamesgofree search engine whenever your launch internet browser or open a new tab, you should beware that there must a redirect virus- gamesgofree sneaks into your computer. You can remove gamesgofree by reading this article. Keep reading.
What is gamesgofree.com redirect (Browser Hijacker Description)?
Gamesgofree.com is classified as browser hijacker, which is designed to hijack your searching by modifying the default settings of internet browser. Once in, gamesgofree.com redirects your homepage to home.gamesgofree.com every time you open the browser including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The gamesgofree search engine provided by gamesgofree.com looks like a legit engine. In reality, it is a huge threat for it will hijack your searching to some unknown websites which may contain fishing website.
Impact of gamesgofree.com redirect
Some computer users ignore the invasion of gamesgofree.com and allow it stay in the computer for they also can visit desired websites by typing the domain in the address bar. Actually, the longer the gamesgofree.com stays in your computer, the slower your computer is. Gamesgofree.com is developed as an advertising platform for promoting advertisements. The pop up ads will eat up system resources and drag the computer speed. As time goes on, you need to take more time to load a page. In some cases, some websites you want to visit will be blocked or browser totally crashes.
Furthermore, gamesgofree.com has the ability of hijacking your searching to some malicious domains. Once you access to the malicious websites, rootkits or Trojans are very possible to be downloaded and installed on your computer. Cyber crooks take advantages of cookies to collect your search queries, monitor your online activities, and steal your personal data (online bank account and password).
Ways of infection with gamesgofree.com
Gamesgofree.com usually enters into your computer without permission and knowledge. There are many ways your computer could get infected with gamesgofree.com redirect. In most cases, gamesgofree.com comes bundled with free downloads. Gamesgofree.com installs on your computer when you install free desired programs. In addition, gamesgofree.com also can be propagated through spam emails. You have a great chance of getting infected with gamesgofree.com if you use attachments or click links embedded in an email from unknown people.
Suggestions of preventing your from gamesgofree.com infection
Based on the ways of infection with gamesgofree.com, there are some methods helping your avoid gamesgofree.com infection.
1> You should always choose custom setup when install free desired programs.
2> You should pay attention to attachments or links embedded in emails from unknown people.
3> You should be vigilant to unknown websites or weird domains.
How to Remove GamesGoFree search-home.gamesgofree.com Redirect
Computer users report that home.gamesgofree.com always keeps coming back again and again. home.gamesgofree.com roots itself in the computer so deep that computer users are difficult to remove it completely. home.gamesgofree.com not only changes your homepage and default search engine but also creates related add-ons on your browser. Furthermore, even you remove home.gamesgofree.com from control panel and add-ons on the browser, it still has a chance to come back due to the left cashes of home.gamesgofree.com. To avoid leaving any leftovers of home.gamesgofree.com, you are recommended to clean your computer completely using a free cleaning tool-Cloud system booster.
Step 1 Remove home.gamesgofree.com from control panel
Step 2 Remove home.gamesgofree.com from browser
Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove home.gamesgofree.com related programs.
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find home.gamesgofree.com related programs, and hit Remove.
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find home.gamesgofree.com related programs, and click on Uninstall.
First of all, choose the browser installed on your computer.
1 Go to Chrome menu > tools> Extensions >
Find and delete home.gamesgofree.com related add-ons from the list.
2 Click Chrome menu > tools>Settings>On startup >Set pages>
mouse-over to the home.gamesgofree.com and click the X symbol to remove it and add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.
3 Click on Settings>Appearance>Change.
Remove home.gamesgofree.com from Startup pages by clicking the X symbol(you can also choose to add a new page by entering its URL).
4 Click Chrome menu> Settings>Search>Manage search engines…>
Choose to set another preferred one as the default search engine by clicking Make default> and remove home.gamesgofree.com from the list.
After removing home.gamesgofree.com redirect virus, there are invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers left in the computer. These junks files will slow down the computer or leave hide danger in your computer. It is highly recommended that you get rid of the junks files using Cloud System Booster—a computer cleaner initially designed to clean and optimize your computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files. If you have any question, please feel free to get in touch for help.
1. Download and install Cloud System Booster.
2. Run the Cloud System Booster.
Click on the Boost button on the main screen to run a full scan, and hit Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc.
Tips for blocking malicious websites and pop ups
Popup ads are very common on the internet. But you may never know how harmful the adware is until such time that it takes control of your PC. The adware may collect your privacy information and deliver it to third parties, which may cause monetary loss. So, we highly recommend you block these popup ads using Anvi AD Blocker.
Anvi AD Blocker is a popup ads blocking software preventing spyware from infecting computers. The blocker can effectively blocks malicious advertisements and fishing websites. It is matched with antivirus software to protect computers from viruses in real time.
Anvi AD Blocker is included in Anvi Smart Defender installer. If you have installed it together with Anvi AD Blocker, please start it. Click MORE on top right of its main screen and then select Settings->Select Black List->click Add URL and type home.gamesgofree.com into the input window->Click OK to save the change.