What is Foobaroo.com?

If you notice that the browser homepage and the search engine is changed to https://foobaroo.com/index.php?a=web&q=, then most likely it means that your browsers have been attacked by Foobaroo.com. This is a browser hijacker, changing the browser settings of Chrome, Mozilla, IE and other browsers installed in your system.

Foobaroo.com hijacker

According to the developers, Foobaroo.com is a search engine, greatly increasing the experience of browsing and search efficiency. In addition, it looks good. As a result, there may be an impression that this is a legitimate useful search page, but in fact, this hijacker is very annoying. You need to get rid of Foobaroo.com immediately. You can use our recommendations listed below.

How Foobaroo.com gets on your PC?

In some cases, users install Foobaroo.com themselves, without suspecting that their computer and browsers are at risk. This happens because malware’s and adware developers are developing special web downloaders, installers, and other software, introducing it into the installation package, in other words, it comes bundled with free downloads from the Internet. Remember that you must always carefully monitor the installation process and select an advanced installation type to see all the elements and components of the program that you are installing. Use special security software to prevent the penetration of such malicious software. If Foobaroo.com has already penetrated your PC, then read our recommendations on how to remove this browser hijacker.

How to remove Foobaroo.com from your computer?

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

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

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

Or uninstall Foobaroo.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Foobaroo.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Foobaroo.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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