123rede.com is a browser hijacker that can change the Target shortcut on Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer browsers. This is done silently, and most computer users do not know that this is something that could be changed, which is the main reason why they often do not know how to delete 123rede.com from their browsers. Before we show you how to remove this browser hijacker, we strongly recommend reading this report to understand how this infection works, what security threats it could expose you to, and why it is important to delete this threat. If questions regarding the removal of 123rede.com arise while reading this report, you can post them in the comment section below to start a discussion.
It is obvious that 123rede.com is targeted at computer users living in Brazil because of the Portuguese language used and the links routing to Brazilian websites (e.g., terra.com.br, centrodejogos.com.br, and estadao.com.br). The interface of 123rede.com is very similar to the interface of gamegogle.com and jogostempo.com, both of which are Brazilian browser hijackers that also require removal. Even though these search tools present the Google search tool, the results presented via 123rede.com are different from the ones that you would encounter if you used google.com.br without any mediators. If instead of removing 123rede.com you decide to use this search tool, you will be presented with sponsored links and ads. This is the main reason why you must delete this browser hijacker from your operating system.
Even though 123rede.com presents an array of useful links, this search engine also provides links to questionable gaming sites and displays suspicious banner advertisements, some of which cannot be closed and are extremely irritating. Of course, it is most crucial to remove 123rede.com because this infection can corrupt your browsers without your permission. All illegally running programs are identified as attacking infections, and you need to delete them from your operating system without any questions. If you do not remove malware, it could put your virtual security at great risk.
As mentioned already, the main obstacle that users face when removing 123rede.com is the corrupted Target. Follow the guide below to fix the Target of the corrupted browser shortcuts, and then move on to the removal of the malicious browser hijacker. You have to delete 123rede.com from the home page, and our manual removal guide shows you how to replace the hijacker with the preferred search tool. To delete the leftovers of the infection and to ensure reliable Windows protection, install an automated malware remover that will make sure that you do not need to worry about the removal of 123rede.com or similar threats.
Identify the corrupted shortcut and right-click it.
Select Properties and click the Shortcut tab.
In the Target box remove the 123rede.com URL after .exe” and click OK.
Remove 123rede.com from your browsers.
Delete from Internet Explorer
Delete from Google Chrome
Delete from Mozilla Firefox