How to remove Citypage.today

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What is Citypage.today?

Citypage.today is a malware program, which is installed on your PC and injected in your internet browsers. Infected browser usually works, but there are several important changes:

  1. The homepage, changed to [Extension.citypage.today]
  2. A modified a search engine.
  3. Modified the ‘new tab’ functionality to launch the modified search portal page

In result, when you try to use Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE or Safari, you get false results of the search. At the same time, the virus collects all information about user’s visited links, internet activity and keywords. At the same time, browsers start to show more and more ad links and also links to infectious websites. Where this becomes a trouble is when you try to find important information quickly. Another problem is cycling reassignments of browsers settings when users try to change them. In fact, all browser settings become locked. Besides the search engine, a hijacker offers you to change the background image, and share the page via social media accounts. In our article, you will find full step-by-step instruction to remove Citypage.today.

How did Citypage.today install on my computer?

There are a great number of required software programs and there is nothing wrong to install them on your PC. But browser hijackers mostly install together with trusted software/apps, by using hidden options. Another way to get this malware program is to open spam messages or download a software from unknown sources.

How to avoid Citypage.today installation?

When you are installing new software the best way to avoid additional problems is to ensure, that all advanced and hidden options, which accept installation of additional unknown programs are turned off.

Symptoms of Citypage.today infection

  • First and the most striking proof of having a browser hijacker is the change of the main page. Usually, it is a search engine page that is designed so that user would believe in its legitimacy.
  • Generally, hijackers cause redirections when user makes a search query on its page or tries to reach a blocked site (usually another search engine or anti-malware sites)
  • Another indicator of hijacker infection is appearance of new programs, toolbars and browser extensions that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for malware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides, hijacker infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Citypage.today?

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Citypage.today completely. For this, you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Citypage.today files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to the automatic removal tool.

Download Removal Tool

Performing an antimalware scan with Spy Hunter Removal Tool would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Citypage.today. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Citypage.today, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Citypage.today manual removal

Uninstall Citypage.today from Control Panel

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

How to remove Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today and click Uninstall

How to remove Citypage.today from Windows 7/Vista

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

How to remove Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today

How to remove Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today from browsers

How to unlock Windows Group Policies

Before you will started to remove Citypage.today from browser you should perform following instructions in Command Prompt
This step is necessary to delete Windows Group Policies created by Citypage.today

  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 hijacker 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 Citypage.today from Google Chrome

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

How to remove Citypage.today from Internet Explorer

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

How to remove Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today.

Download Removal Tool

We also recommend to download and use Spy Hunter to scan the system after Citypage.today 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 Citypage.today.

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