Allinchrome.com Hijacker Virus (Removal Steps and Update Protection Updates)

If you notice that your browser homepage is replaced by unknown or unwanted web page, you should know that your computer has been hijacked. Allinchrome.com is one of the pages that could take the place of your browser homepage, and this is why it is classified as a browser hijacker. The Allinchrome.com hijacker is delivered by a malicious Allinchrome New Tab extension for the Google Chrome browser. The potentially unwanted program could also be distributed via freeware programs. Learn how to remove it by following our guide.

Manual removal of Allinchrome.com requires being familiar with system files and registries. Removal of any important data can lead to permanent system damage. Prevent this troublesome effect – delete Allinchrome.com browser hijacker with SpyHunter malware removal tool.

SpyHunter anti-malware tool will diagnose all current threats on the computer. By purchasing the full version, you will be able to remove all malware threats instantly. Additional information about SpyHunter / Help to uninstall SpyHunter

Allinchrome.com Hijacker Description

Upon installation of the hijacker it changes the default search engine, new tabs page and default home page to point to the AllinChrome search engine. This site is classified as unsafe for computer users as it has been reported that it uses several dangerous tactics. The site provides ad-supported and sponsored results in response to the entered user queries in the search engine. This means that the site operators do not provide adequate results. The shown ads may deliver other malware threats and are used to gain income for the perpetrators.

The site also provides several “quick” links to various legitimate services such as Facebook, Twitter and MSN. If the users enter them through the site tracking cookies or other privacy-intrusive methods may be employed.

Our research of Allinchrome(.)com shows that the browser hijacker is developed by ClientConnect Ltd. Another suspicious program that we have noticed recently and is developed by the same company is called MySecureSearch.net. It is also considered to be a browser hijacker.

How Does the Allinchrome(.)Com Hijack Your Computer?

The Allinchrome.com hijacker is delivered to the victim users by a Google Chrome extension called Allinchrome New Tab. Other browsers may also be affected via modifications that are installed via untrusted software bundles or other means of manipulating the local system applications.

Allinchrome.com Removal Options

It’s better for you to consider a removal of Allinchrome(.)com as soon as possible, if you don’t want to continue using its services. Furthermore, the removal of Allinchrome(.)com from your computer and your browsers as well, will prevent breaches of your privacy. The manual removal of Allinchrome(.)com you can complete by following our step-by-step removal instructions below. In case you notice the presence of the browser hijacker after completing the manual removal it probably has some concealed files installed on the computer that are running in the background. To be confident that your system is flawless and malware-free you can use an anti-malware tool. A scan with professional software will clean your computer from potentially unwanted programs like Allinchrome hijacker and other existing malware on your computer as well.

How to Remove Allinchrome.com?

For a faster solution, you can run a scan with an advanced malware removal tool and delete Allinchrome.com completely with a few mouse clicks.

STEP I: Start the PC in Safe Mode with Network
This will isolate all files and objects created by the browser hijacker so they will be removed efficiently.

    1) Hit WIN Key + R

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    2) A Run window will appear. In it, write “msconfig” and then press Enter
    3) A Configuration box shall appear. In it Choose the tab named “Boot
    4) Mark “Safe Boot” option and then go to “Network” under it to tick it too
    5) Apply -> OK

Or check our video guide – “How to start PC in Safe Mode with Networking

STEP II: Remove Allinchrome.com from Windows

Here’s a way to remove the program. This method will work regardless if you’re on Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP. Simply selecting the program and pressing delete won’t work, as it’ll leave a lot of small files. That’s bad because these leftovers can linger on and cause all sorts of problems. The best way to delete a program is to uninstall it. Here’s how you can do that:

    1) Hold the “Windows” button (It’s between CTRL and Alt on most keyboards) and press “R”. You’ll see a pop-up window.

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    2) In the textbox, type “appwiz.cpl”, then press“ Enter ”.

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    3) The “Programs and features” menu should now appear. It’s a list of all the programs installed on the PC. Here you can find the program, select it, and press “Uninstall“.

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STEP III: Remove Allinchrome.com From Your Browser

Before resetting your browser’s settings, you should know that this action will wipe out all your recorded usernames, passwords, and other types of data. Make sure to save them in some way.

Removal guide for Mozilla Firefox Removal guide for Google Chrome Removal guide for Internet Explorer

    1) Start Mozilla Firefox. In the upper right corner, click on the Open menu icon and select “Add-ons“.

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    2) Inside the Add-ons Manager select “Extensions“. Search the list of extensions for suspicious entries. If you find any, select them and click “Remove“.

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    3) Click again on the Open menu icon, then click “Options“.

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    4) In the Options window, under “General” tab, click “Restore to Default“.

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    5) Select “Search” in the left menu, mark the unknown search engine and press “Remove”.

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      1) Start Google Chrome. On the upper-right corner, there a “Customize and Control” menu icon. Click on it, then click on “Settings“.

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      2) Click “Extensions” in the left menu. Then click on the trash bin icon to remove the suspicious extension.

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      3) Again in the left menu, under Chrome, Click on “Settings“. Go under “On Startup” and set a new page.

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      4) Afterward, scroll down to “Search“, click on “Manage search engines“.

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      5) In the default search settings list, find the unknown search engine and click on “X“. Then select your search engine of choice and click “Make default“. When you are ready click “Done” button in the right bottom corner.

    1) Start Internet Explorer. Go to the “Tools” menu and click on “Manage add-ons“.

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    2) In the “Manage add-ons” window, bellow “Add-on Types“, select “Toolbars and Extensions“. If you see a suspicious toolbar, select it and click “Remove“.

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    3) Then again in the “Manage Add-ons” window, in “Add-on Types“, Select “Search Providers“. Chose a search engine and click “Set as default“. Select the unknown search engine and click “Remove and Close”.

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    4) Open the Tools menu, select “Internet Options”.

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    5) In the “General” tab, in “Home page”, enter your preferred page. Click “Apply” and “OK”.

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STEP IV: Remove Completely Allinchrome.com Browser Hijacker Using SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

Manual removal of Allinchrome.com requires being familiar with system files and registries. Removal of any important data can lead to permanent system damage. Prevent this troublesome effect – delete Allinchrome.com browser hijacker with SpyHunter malware removal tool.

SpyHunter anti-malware tool will diagnose all current threats on the computer. By purchasing the full version, you will be able to remove all malware threats instantly. Additional information about SpyHunter / Help to uninstall SpyHunter

STEP V: Repair Windows Registry

    1) Again type simultaneously the Windows Button + R key combination
    2) In the box, write “regedit”(without the inverted commas) and hit Enter
    3) Type the CTRL+F and then write the malicious name in the search type field to locate the malicious executable
    4) In case you have discovered registry keys and values related to the name, you should delete them, but be careful not to delete legitimate keys

Further help for Windows Registry repair

STEP VI: Preventive Security Measures

    1) Enable and properly configure your Firewall.
    2) Install and maintain reliable anti-malware software.
    3) Secure your web browser.
    4) Check regularly for available software updates and apply them.
    5) Disable macros in Office documents.
    6) Use strong passwords.
    7) Don’t open attachments or click on links unless you’re certain they’re safe.
    8) Backup regularly your data.

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Author : Martin Beltov

Martin graduated with a degree in Publishing from Sofia University. As a cyber security enthusiast he enjoys writing about the latest threats and mechanisms of intrusion.


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