How to remove Sharedefault.com

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What is Sharedefault.com?

Sharedefault.com is a malicious domain that spreads malware. This is done via fraudulent pop-ups stating that your Flash Player is an old version in need of an upgrade. Of course, unsuspecting users start downloading and installing it thinking that it’s a system alert and without realizing that they themselves infect computers with plenty of adware. So we advise you to ignore this message and to completely get rid of it, you need to remove Sharedefault.com malware using methods described below.

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How to remove Sharedefault.com?

Performing an antimalware scan with Spy Hunter Removal Tool would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Sharedefault.com. Download it by clicking the button below:

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Steps of Sharedefault.com manual removal

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of Sharedefault.com you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to Sharedefault.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Sharedefault.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to Sharedefault.com

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to Sharedefault.com and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Sharedefault.com from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue.
Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove Sharedefault.com from browsers

How to unlock Windows Group Policies

Before you will started to remove Sharedefault.com from browser you should perform following instructions in Command Prompt
This step is necessary to delete Windows Group Policies created by Sharedefault.com
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  1. Start Command Prompt as Administrator
  2. To do this in Windows 10/8 or Windows 7 click Start and in the search box type cmd. Right-click on the found result and choose Run as Administrator.
  3. While in command prompt type:
    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers"
  4. Press Enter button.
  5. Then type:
    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicy"
  6. Press Enter button.
  7. Finally, type:
    gpupdate /force
  8. Press Enter button.

Since some of malware threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on More tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete Sharedefault.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete Sharedefault.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete Sharedefault.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Sharedefault.com from Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Extensions
  4. Click the gear icon near Sharedefault.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

Reset your browsers

How to reset settings in Google Chrome

  1. Click on the icon in the right-upper corner
  2. Choose Settings
  3. Click Advanced settings
  4. Click the Reset button
  5. In “reset” window click the Reset button

How to reset settings in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner
  2. Choose Help
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information
  4. Click the Refresh Firefox… button

How to reset settings in Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the Tools button
  2. Go to Internet options
  3. Go to the Advanced tab
  4. Click Reset

How to reset settings in Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Settings
  4. Under the Clear browsing data category select Choose what to clear
  5. Select everything and click Clear

If the above-mentioned methods didn’t help in eliminating the threat, then it’s better to rely on an automatic way of deleting Sharedefault.com.

Uninstall Sharedefault.com from Android:

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Select and open Settings.
  4. Open Site settings and then find Sharedefault.com and disable it.
Download Removal Tool

We also recommend to download and use Spy Hunter to scan the system after Sharedefault.com removal to make sure that it is completely gone. The antimalware application will detect any vicious components left among system files and registry entries that can recover Sharedefault.com.

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