How to uninstall (remove) Plusnetwork.com

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What is Plusnetwork.com?

Plusnetwork.com is browser hijacker that comes bundled with Messenger Plus! and other software by Yuna Software. This software modifies homepage and search defaults in browsers to Plusnetwork.com. This search engine uses Google search, but may insert sponsored ads inside search results. Hijacker infects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Plusnetwork.com also promotes other unwanted software, such as Reimage on the main page. Generally, Messenger Plus! is useful application, but certainly Plusnetwork.com, that overrides default browser settings is unwanted associated component. In order to remove Plusnetwork.com from browsers use following handy guide.

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How Plusnetwork.com gets on your PC?

As we said, Plusnetwork.com is promoted with the programs by Yuna Software. Those are: Messenger Plus! (versions 5 and 6), Messenger Plus! Community Smartbar, Messenger Plus! for Skype, Messenger Plus! Live, Messenger Plus! Live & Sponsor CiD, Messenger Plus! Skins for Facebook. This applications are quite popular and wide-spread. During installation they offer to install Plusnetwork.com search engine in browsers. Users need to uncheck certain checkboxes with such offers. To prevent installation of hijackers and toolbars use Norton.

How to remove Plusnetwork.com from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Plusnetwork.com – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Plusnetwork.com.

 

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

Or uninstall Plusnetwork.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Plusnetwork.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Messenger Plus!.
  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 Messenger Plus! 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 Messenger Plus!, 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 Messenger Plus! 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 Plusnetwork.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Plusnetwork.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Messenger Plus! Community Smartbar.
  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 Messenger Plus! Community Smartbar.
  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 Messenger Plus! Community Smartbar.
  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 Plusnetwork.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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