Pageset.com Removal Guide

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Category: Browser Hijackers

Pageset.com is a website that you get redirected to when you are infected with a browser hijacker. There is not exact infection file per se for Pageset.com, but the nature of the website allows us to presume that the file that changes your default home page for this website may come bundled with third party freeware applications. Therefore, if you want to avoid Pageset.com browser hijacker, you are strongly discouraged to download and install applications from unknown developers. If your home page has been changed to Pageset.com without your permission, then scroll down to the instructions below this article, to restore default browser settings.

At first glance Pageset.com may not look dangerous at all. In fact, the website alone does not pose any great danger to your system. The danger comes with other applications that could make use of this website. For example, if you take a look at the home page for Pageset.com, you will see that it displays shortcuts to Yahoo!, Facebook, YouTube, Hotmail, Amazon and other popular website. That is why the website looks like a legitimate search engine that you can trust. However, were you to make use of this search engine, you would be displayed a list of sponsored search results that are mostly related to commercial endeavors.

Pageset.com may redirect you to third party corrupted websites that host malware. Therefore, even though the website itself may not be particularly dangerous, the risk that comes with this browser hijacker is a possible malware infection. What is more, Pageset.com makes use of cookies to track your web browsing activity and if the information falls into the hands of a malicious third party, a serious privacy breach could occur. If the collected information is exploited by cyber criminals, not only it would cause serious harm to your computer system – you could end up losing your money as well.

Therefore, you are strongly recommended to remove Pageset.com from your computer before any of that happens. Follow the instructions below to restore your browser settings.

Reset your browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Internet options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and press Reset again.
  4. When the reset is complete press Close and OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and go to Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information and another tab will open. Click Reset Firefox.
  3. Press Reset Firefox again.
  4. When the reset is complete, press Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Tools.
  2. Go to Extensions and remove unwanted plugins.
  3. Click Settings on the left.
  4. Select Open a specific page or set of pages. Click Set Pages.
  5. Delete Pageset.com and enter a new home page address. Click OK.
  6. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  7. Set a new default search engine, delete Pageset.com and click Done.

Even after manual removal there may be potentially dangerous files left in your system, so scan your PC with SpyHunter free scanner, and make sure that your system is absolutely safe. Do not hesitate to invest in a powerful antimalware tool if necessary.

Download Remover for Pageset.com *
*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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