How to remove Apusx.com

What is Apusx.com?

Apusx.com is annoyed browser hijacker which changes a homepage in your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari on www.Aspusx.com. Also, it modifies a search engine, adding in search result tons of commercials, so we recommend to remove apusx.com. When the user starts to search any result in a browser, Apusx.com hijacker provides no actual benefit, wrong results or completely different pages and some results can have adware programs. Apusx.com save information about user’s favorite sites, visited web pages, system information about browser and settings. When the virus gets access to your browser (after quick installation) users cannot just remove Apusx.com from browsers, because Apusx.com is implemented into the registry, so removing is blocked by Windows Group Policies. Apusx.com can ruin user experience on Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10. If you don’t know how to remove Apusx.com, you should read our easy step-by-step instruction(see below).

remove Apusx.com

How Apusx.com got installed on your computer?

Apusx.com don’t install on your PC automatically. Torrents, spam emails, fake software updates, all these sources can cause troubles with browser hijacker. Also, you can accidentally get a virus from advertising links or sites. Apusx.com can be hidden in a process of installation of others programs, like “additional” or “bonus” program, so it can be successfully checked and deselected in advanced options. Note, that without your permission Apusx.com has no chances to be installed on your PC so you should give access for installation only for trusted software and make sure you know what you are giving your approval to.

    Symptoms of Apusx.com 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 Apusx.com?

    To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Apusx.com completely. For this, you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Apusx.com 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 Norton

    Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Apusx.com. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Apusx.com, but also the safest and most assuring one.


    Steps of Apusx.com manual removal

    Uninstall Apusx.com 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 Apusx.com you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

    How to remove Apusx.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 Apusx.com and click Uninstall

    How to remove Apusx.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 Apusx.com and click Uninstall

    How to remove Apusx.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 Apusx.com

    How to remove Apusx.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 Apusx.com and remove it

    noteIf you experience problems with removing Apusx.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 Apusx.com from browsers

    How to unlock Windows Group Policies

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

    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 Apusx.com from Google Chrome

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

    How to remove Apusx.com from Internet Explorer

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

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

    How to remove Apusx.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 Apusx.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 Apusx.com.

    Download Norton

    We also recommend to download and use Norton to scan the system after Apusx.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 Apusx.com.

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