What is Tgmgo.com?

Tgmgo.com is a browser hijacker that is usually accompanied with other free software. This malware will set search engine and homepage of your web browser to Tgmgo.com. You can’t get any needful information as this malware keeps disrupting your online searches. Another annoying feature of this hijacker is shortcuts. Tgmgo.com creates a lot of shortcuts that you probably don’t need in the web browser, but you can’t delete them as they are always coming back. By showing altered search results, this malware misleads people to unsafe websites and huge amount of ads. Tgmgo.com is created to steal your information that might be personal, like searching or browsing history. Tgmgo.com changes your registry entries to spoil your browsers, this is the main reason why you can’t just delete shortcuts and set search engine back as all these configurations will be corrupted again. Excessive advertising, regular redirects to potentially harmful domains, ads pop-ups – all these problems are caused by Tgmgo.com hijacker, that’s why you need to get rid of it as soon as possible. We prepared instructions to remove Tgmgo.com from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer on Windows.

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How Tgmgo.com gets on your PC?

Tgmgo.com is usually accompanied with other free software that you download from the internet. It’s pretty much frequent that the user himself allowed this malware on their computer. But some applications do not appropriately disclose that some other software will also be installed. That’s the most common case of getting Tgmgo.com browser hijacker on your computer.

How to remove Tgmgo.com from your computer?

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

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

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

Or uninstall Tgmgo.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Tgmgo.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Tgmgo.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Tgmgo.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 Tgmgo.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 Tgmgo.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 Tgmgo.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Tgmgo.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Tgmgo.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 Tgmgo.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 Tgmgo.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 Tgmgo.com from shortcuts

For every browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) do the following:

  1. Right-click on the corresponding shortcut.
  2. In opened menu choose Properties.
  3. Look carefully at the Target field.
  4. Remove Tgmgo.com from this line.
  5. Click Apply button.
  6. Confirm changes by clicking Continue button in opened window.
  7. Click on the shortcut to check.

Step 5: Remove following files and folders of Tgmgo.com:

Remove following registry entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Policies\Google\Chrome\HomepageLocation
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Policies\Google\Chrome\RestoreOnStartupURLs\1

Remove following files:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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