"Could someone help me to remove Apache-iv.com suspicious site on my web browser? I'm a Windows 7 PC user and the home page of all three internet browsers IE, Chrome, and Mozilla FF replaced as Apache-iv.com. It has ruined my web browsing experience and I have no idea to remove Apache-iv.com forever. Please suggest me effective steps to get rid of Apache-iv.com"
Apache-iv.com not only suspicious domain, but it is also a program of browser hijacker designed by cyber criminals. Malicious Web site is intended for unfair financial gain for its developers. Online user uses several sensitive and confidential information while online operations as logging online accounts, net banking, online shopping and other aspects, to use the internet facility. Apache-iv.com monitor the internet activities of users and steal confidential information. If you have this browser hijacker on your computer, you should remove Apache-iv.com and all its components from your computer for secure web browsing.
Apache-iv.com browser hijacker infection can reach your computer various online sources. It can get a secret installation to download complete free software. Unreliable download website does not clarify users properly, it will install additional programs with user-requested program. So innocent Internet user does not have any agreement that will activate a malicious program on your computer. Email spoofing is also widely used method to put this browser hijacker on the target computer. File attachments to spam messages quickly activate the program Apache-iv.com browser hijacker with a single click to open. In addition to these two main causes of infection on your computer visiting malicious / compromised or illegal websites also infect your computer.
With activation, Apache-iv.com take over browser homepage and other controls of web browser. It also interfere on web search and display an optimized web search result to force user to visit sponsored websites to generate web traffic to earn revenue. It also display malicious links within pop-up ads, fake coupons, misleading banners and other online advertisements for sales promotion of third parties. These activities not only ruin web browsing experience but also make your computer vulnerable for invasion of other threats. Therefor you should remove Apache-iv.com from your computer as soon as possible.
How to Uninstall Apache-iv.com from Control Panel from Windows 10
- Click and Open Start Menu option
- Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents
- Click on System option
- On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option
- Now Click on Apache-iv.com to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate Apache-iv.com from Windows 8/8.1
Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Apache-iv.com related processes and then click to “End Task”
Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Apache-iv.com infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall Apache-iv.com associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall Apache-iv.com From Window 7/vista
Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode
Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”
First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.
Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Apache-iv.com one by one then click on End Task.
Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.
The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.
Now select Apache-iv.com within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate Apache-iv.com from Windows XP
Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Apache-iv.com associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.
Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Apache-iv.com.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Apache-iv.com related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall Apache-iv.com From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove Apache-iv.com From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Apache-iv.com
Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar
Click and select on View advanced settings option
In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”
Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.
How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Apache-iv.com
- Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
- Select specific page or pages under Open with option
- After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as
B. How to Delete Apache-iv.com from Google Chrome
Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions
Select all the malicious extensions including Apache-iv.com and then select trash icon
Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section
In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser
C. How to Uninstall Apache-iv.com From Mozilla Firefox
Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.
A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.
In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.
Find Apache-iv.com add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.
Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.
D. How to Remove Apache-iv.com From Internet Explorer
First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.
Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.
Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.
A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.
A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Apache-iv.com and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE