How to uninstall (remove) Altrk2.com

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What is Altrk2.com?

Altrk2.com is a fake search engine, similar to Yahoo, Bing and Google. This hijacker gets into your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer), and provides a lot of trouble. In most cases, Altrk2.com comes invisibly to the user, bundled with free software, via web clients. According to the developers, Altrk2.com increases the browsing experience and improves the quality of search query results. In fact, this is not true. It changes the homepage on altrk2.com, also changes the default search engine, and other browser settings. It periodically displays advertising banners, coupons and popups. Hijacker redirects the user to ad sites and replaces the search results. In addition, Altrk2.com transmits your personal data (browsing history, network activity) to third parties. If you find Altrk2.com on your computer, we recommend that you remove this program right now. Don’t waste your time.

Altrk2.com hijacker

How Altrk2.com gets on your PC?

Adware, such as Altrk2.com, comes to PC bundled with free software without the user’s consent. This happens because users rarely follow the installation process. This program can get on the computer along with the archivers, players and other freeware. Always follow the installation process to avoid infecting your computer. Also, read the user agreement, don’t click the “Next” button if you doubt that the program is safe. No need to click “I agree” if the additional software that you are offered is unknown and uncertain. Choose the Advanced installation type to see everything that the installer offers you. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Altrk2.com right now.

How to remove Altrk2.com from your computer?

To uninstall Altrk2.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Altrk2.com in their database. You can try to use them for removing Altrk2.com.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Altrk2.com

Or uninstall Altrk2.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Altrk2.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Altrk2.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Altrk2.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Altrk2.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Altrk2.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Altrk2.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Altrk2.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Altrk2.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Altrk2.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Altrk2.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Altrk2.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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