How to uninstall (remove) Nefryhok.xyz

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What is Nefryhok.xyz?

Nefryhok.xyz is a fake search page, which is similar to popular search engines such as Yahoo, Google and Bing. Nefryhok.xyz gets on your computer as an extension for the browser and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It comes bundled with freeware, such as archivers, audio players and so on. Usually, Nefryhok.xyz infiltrates PC without user consent, via web-downloaders. After penetration, it changes browser settings, homepage and default search engine on nefryhok.xyz. This hijacker can bring a lot of troubles and can be very annoying for users. In plus, it collects user’s personal data, browsing history, analyzes browsing activity and more, then Nefryhok.xyz transmits this information to third parties for further analysis. If you find Nefryhok.xyz on your computer, we recommend you remove it immediately.

Nefryhok.xyz Hijacker

How Nefryhok.xyz gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user consent. Often, programs as Nefryhok.xyz, come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already being attacked by Nefryhok.xyz, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Nefryhok.xyz from your computer?

To uninstall Nefryhok.xyz remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Nefryhok.xyz

Or uninstall Nefryhok.xyz manually.

Step 1: Remove Nefryhok.xyz from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Nefryhok.xyz from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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