Software Education Hijacker Removal Guide

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Software Education Hijacker is a malicious browser hijacker which can perform unauthorized redirection to sftwred.info from currently installed Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other popular web browsers. The web page looks like a regular search engine which offers you quick access links to Google, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. On the right hand-side you are presented with an option to set sftwred.info as the home page, and the center is dedicated to the Search engine. The only odd element is the suspicious online ads presented below. Needless to say, you should not perform any web searches using this engine or click on the displayed ads. Instead, you should delete Software Education Hijacker from the computer, and we are here to help you achieve successful removal.

Malicious browser hijackers, like the infamous Google Redirect Virus, are created to perform abrupt web page reroutes to websites linked to phishing scams, malware distribution and other potentially dangerous activities. In the case of Software Education Hijacker, you are tricked to perform web searches using sftwred.info. This is dangerous because of the possibly filtered search results, meaning that your queries can clash with the provided results. Unless you want to visit dangerous sites, we recommend avoiding the misleading search engine or clicking on the provided links. You should also beware of unauthorized modifications of your home pages and search engines or the installations of unfamiliar browser add-ons. Have you noticed this already? Then rush to delete Software Education Hijacker.

To have Software Education Hijacker removed from the operating Windows system, you should employ the effective, automatic malware removal application SpyHunter. It will delete the hijacker, remove secondary infections, if they exist, and ensure full-time Windows protection against spyware and schemers. Once the application is removed, you may need to reconfigure certain browser settings. Please follow the steps below to learn how to remove sftwred.info set as the home page and default search engine.

How to reconfigure browser settings?

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click on the General tab.
  4. Overwrite the home page and click OK.
  5. Tap Alt+T again and select Manage Add-ons.
  6. Click Search Providers.
  7. Select the unwanted option and click Remove.
  8. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Options and click on the General tab.
  3. Overwrite or remove the unwanted home page and click OK.
  4. Exit the Add-ons Manager and navigate to the top right corner of the page.
  5. Click on the drop-down menu icon placed on the left of a search box.
  6. Select Manage search engines.
  7. Select the unwanted search engine, click Remove and then OK.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Navigate to On Startup, mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  4. Overwrite or remove the provided URL and click OK.
  5. Navigate to Appearance, mark Show Home button and click Change.
  6. Repeat step 4.
  7. Navigate to Search, click Manage search engine and hit X to remove sftwred.info. Click OK.
Download Remover for Software Education Hijacker *
*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.

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