Top8844.com Removal Guide

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Top8844.com is a devious browser hijacker that has the ability to modify the home page on your Firefox, Chrome, and even Internet Explorer browsers. Furthermore, this infection can modify the browser shortcut properties, which can aggravate the manual removal of this malicious threat. Our researchers have tested this browser hijacker and have found a way to fix all issues associated with it. If you want to learn how to delete Top8844.com and how to take control of your Windows operating system back into your own hands, this is the report you need to read.

According to our research, Top8844.com is the clone of the malicious gamegogle.com, jogostempo.com, and 123rede.com browser hijackers. All of these infections are targeted at the Brazilian computer users, so it is not surprising that the language representing these hijackers is Portuguese. Even though Top8844.com and its clones offer many links to reliable websites, these hijackers require removal because they can also expose you to links routing to unreliable sites. On top of that, they showcase highly suspicious banner advertisements that we do not recommend trusting. Many users end up having to remove Top8844.com together with other infections if they interact with these suspicious ads. Of course, not all ads will hide malware, but you should not take any risks.

We are almost sure that Top8844.com is not the only threat active on your operating system. As our researchers have found, this hijacker travels bundled with malicious programs that you might have to delete from your operating system. It is most likely that you will find and remove adware and potentially unwanted programs, but you should not assume that more dangerous threats are not active. It might be difficult to detect and remove Top8844.com-related infections, which is why you should consider installing a malware scanner, especially if you are thinking about the manual removal.

We do not recommend removing Top8844.com manually if you do not have the experience. Instead, you should install an automated malware remover, like SpyHunter, that will find and delete all malicious programs and their components. Have you already decided to delete Top8844.com from your operating system manually? If you have, we suggest following the instructions below first. Once you are done with the first removal step, go ahead and remove Top8844.com leftovers and get rid of other dangerous threats that might be present on your operating system.

Modify the Shortcut properties

  1. Right-click the shortcut of the browser infected with Top8844.com.
  2. Select Properties and click the General tab.
  3. Move to Attributes, un-mark Read-only, and click Apply.
  4. Click the Shortcut tab and navigate to Target.
  5. Remove the hijacker’s URL after .exe” and click OK.

Delete Top8844.com

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T (Tools), and select Options.
  2. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page URL, and select OK.

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+F (Chrome menu), and select Settings.
  2. Navigate to On Startup, select Open a specific page or set of pages, and click Set pages.
  3. Overwrite/remove the URL of the undesirable search provider and click OK.
  4. Navigate to Appearance, mark Show Home button, and click Change.
  5. Overwrite/remove the URL of the undesirable search provider and click OK.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T (Tools), and select Internet Options.
  2. Click the General tab, change/remove the Home Page URL, and select OK.
Download Remover for Top8844.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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