Local Moxie Removal Guide

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Category: Browser Hijackers

If you face localmoxie.com/search every time you launch your browsers, there is no doubt that the malicious Local Moxie browser hijacker has been infiltrated onto your personal computer. Schemers may employ fake video codecs, spam email attachments, fictitious software updates and various other security vulnerabilities to infiltrate the malignant infection onto your personal computer. As you may suspect, this part of the scam is performed illegally, without your notice, which is the first signal that you should not trust the suspicious search engine at any point. The clandestine hijacker potentially could be utilized for malignant cyber criminals’ scams, which is why it is important that you delete Local Moxie the moment you notice it corrupting Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and other browsers. You can find more information about the removal process in this article.

The official page representing the seemingly authentic Local Moxie services is localmoxie.com. This is nothing more but a fancy looking search engine, and you should not enter any keywords into the presented search box. If you do you will be rerouted to localmoxie.com/search, and this search engine displays advertisement-supported search results. What is more, the search engine is likely to be filled with unreliable and suspicious advertisements. The developers of the questionable search engine have disclosed this within the Privacy Policy:

Some localmoxie.com Web sites may accept advertisements from third-party advertisers or provide links to external Web sites. Please check the privacy policy of these advertisers and sites for information regarding their collection of information and use of cookies. […] These third parties may place cookies on your browser when you visit our site. Any third party cookies are subject to the privacy policy of the company placing them.

If you do not want to be exposed to tons of potentially misleading pop-up, in-text or box advertisements, we suggest your remove Local Moxie from the computer. Needless to say, the task is not simple because the browser hijacker is not a simple program which you could uninstall. To have Local Moxie deleted successfully you have to locate and remove all malignant components linked to the infection. If you are not experienced enough to perform this task manually, you should immediately implement reliable spyware detection and removal software which could perform the task automatically.

In case the malicious hijacker has changed your home page and default search provider settings, you can follow the manual removal instructions provided below to employ preferable search tools.

How to remove undesirable search tools?

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  2. Click the General tab, overwrite/remove the Home Page and click OK.
  3. Tap Alt+T once more and select Manage Add-ons.
  4. From the menu on the left select Search Provider and Remove the undesirable provider.
  5. Click Close.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Options.
  2. Click the General tab, change the Home Page and click OK.
  3. Move to the search box on the right and click the search provider icon.
  4. Select Manage Search Engines and Remove the undesirable search provider.
  5. Click OK.

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Chrome, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Move to On Startup, mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Overwrite/delete the set URL and click OK.
  4. Under Appearance mark Show Home button, click Change and repeat step 3.
  5. Go to Search, click Manage search engines and remove (X mark) the undesirable search provider.
  6. Click OK.
Download Remover for Local Moxie *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

Local Moxie Screenshots:

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