What is Terra.im?

A person who might visit Terra.im probably won’t notice anything suspicious. It looks like a normal search page with quick links to popular resources like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, etc. Nevertheless, its true nature is uncovered after one decides to make a search enquiry within it – search results will be filled with links to the sponsored websites. Sometimes Terra.im is set as the main page without user’s consent. In fact, Terra.im is a browser hijacker that is not malicious by itself, however it can be annoying and is able to lower your system security level. Terra.im collaborates with advertizers by displaying ads and adding their resources to the search results raising their pagerank. You may never tell which of the presented by Terra.im links are safe. To prevent visiting malicious sites and getting another malware you should remove Terra.im from your browser and computer.

Terra.im

How Terra.im gets on your PC?

Terra.im virus uses unclear methods to get installed into browsers. Its developers bundle it to freeware, like media players, PDF editors and download managers. When you are not attentive to the installation terms of these applications, you may accidentally accept altering your homepage to Terra.im and set it as a main search engine. To avert that, be careful while choosing free software to download to your system. If you see an option to change your homepage or other adjustments of your system, make sure you decline it.

How to remove Terra.im from your computer?

To uninstall Terra.im remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Terra.im

Or uninstall Terra.im manually.

Step 1: Remove Terra.im from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Terra.im from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

Terraim.dll

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Terra.im\

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