What is Xplore.mobi?

Xplore.mobi refers to the number of browser hijackers, making changes to the settings of Mozilla, Edge, IE, Chrome and other browsers that are on your system. This changes the settings of the homepage and the search engine to http://xplore.mobi/search. Externally, Xplore.mobi looks like a standard legitimate search engine that improves search efficiency, but in fact, it is an annoying potentially unwanted program. Moreover, it collects user personal information, such as browsing history, saved passwords and information about visited sites. You need to remove Xplore.mobi from your computer right now, using our guides.

Xplore.mobi Hijacker

How Xplore.mobi gets on your PC?

Xplore.mobi comes complete with free programs, utilities and other free software without the user’s consent. Most often, it gets inside special installers, loaders and web clients. The user needs to closely monitor the installation process by selecting the extended type to see the list of installation package items. If Xplore.mobi already penetrated your PC, then remove it immediately using our recommendations.

How to remove Xplore.mobi from your computer?

To uninstall Xplore.mobi remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Xplore.mobi

Or uninstall Xplore.mobi manually.

Step 1: Remove Xplore.mobi from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Xplore.mobi from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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