What is Gitlabor.info?

Gitlabor.info is an advertising product, also known as a browser hijacker that infects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and other browsers. Gitlabor.info gets into PC without user consent. TThe hijacker comes without the user’s consent and changes the browser settings, such as the homepage and the search engine. Also, this redirects the user to third-party sites. The main task of scammers is the distribution of advertising. Gitlabor.info collects user personal data, such as browsing history and user’s network activity. Gitlabor.info is not a virus, but you should remove it immediately.

Gitlabor.info Hijacker

How Gitlabor.info gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as Gitlabor.info, gets into a computer bundled with other freeware without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that his computer is infected. Some ad-sites create special download managers and web-clients that include malware. You must follow a few rules to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement and choose an advanced installation type to see all installer’s elements. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that this software is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Gitlabor.info from your computer?

To uninstall Gitlabor.info remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Gitlabor.info

Or uninstall Gitlabor.info manually.

Step 1: Remove Gitlabor.info from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Gitlabor.info.
  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 Gitlabor.info 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 Gitlabor.info, 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 Gitlabor.info 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 Gitlabor.info from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Gitlabor.info from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Gitlabor.info.
  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 Gitlabor.info.
  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 Gitlabor.info.
  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. Got 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 Gitlabor.info:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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