What is Atajitos.com?

Atajitos.com is a search engine that acts like a distraction for a browser hijacker. The settings in a browser infected by it will be modified. This includes changes in the default search engine and main and new tab pages. Though Atajitos.com looks like a reliable search engine with news area and links to popular resources, like Facebook and YouTube, we recommend to remove Atajitos.com from your browsers and system. The main reason is that the hijacker adjusts the search results in order to promote the clients’ sites. The links shown by Atajitos.com, as a rule, are filled with ads or lead to suspicious web pages.

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How Atajitos.com gets on your PC?

Atajitos.com uses a well-trodden path that works with many users. Towards anchoring in the system, Atajitos.com developers insert their product into the partners’ installers. During the installation people don’t notice the option of choosing expanded version of setup settings, and lose the opportunity of declining additional components. You should be suspicious of the setups that have such hidden options and always choose Advanced method of installation to check the presence of unwanted software.

How to remove Atajitos.com from your computer?

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

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

Or uninstall Atajitos.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Atajitos.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Atajitos.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 Atajitos.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 Atajitos.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 Atajitos.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 Atajitos.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Atajitos.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Atajitos.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 Atajitos.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 Atajitos.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 Atajitos.com:

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