Remove Initdex.com from Internet Explorer

Know About Initdex.com

Initdex.com is a treacherous kind of malware threat which can be further categorized under the browser hijacker family. This is precisely considered to be Potentially Unwanted Program based browser extension. It is a bogus search engine provider that never provides the relevant result according to the desired searches of the users. The Domain Name of initdex.com and its Registrar name is GoDaddy.com, LLC which was recently got Registered on 11-01-2019 and also got Updated on 11-01-2019. Its Registry Domain ID is 2351446418_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN and its Status is maintained as clientDeleteProhibited, clientRenewProhibited, clientTransferProhibited, clientUpdateProhibited their Servers Name are candy.ns.cloudflare.com, chris.ns.cloudflare.com. The prime aim of designing such type of nasty cyber threat by the con artist is to earn illegal revenue from the victim of the deceived computer system. It can also pollutes several Web Browser Search Engines such as Opera, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari etc. and even on Mac Operating System as well as various Windows Operating System such as 7, 8, 8.1, Vista, XP, 10 etc.

Sources Of Initdex.com

Initdex.com is recognized as a redirected cyber threat whose main purpose is to monitor users browsing activities and then collect all sensitive informations like  banking details, credit card details, login Id with their passwords etc for its evil purposes. It can easily intruded into the targeted machine through several distributive channels like free file hosting websites, online gaming server,  untrustworthy downloading sources, corrupted external drives, hacked executable files,clicking suspicious pop-up ads, porn sites, untrustworthy third party software down-loader, software bundling method, email spam campaigns, official downloading web pages, downloading torrents websites, fake software updater,  peer to peer file sharing network, reading junked e-mail attachments, updates of Java scripts etc. By using some Pay Per Click or Pay Per Download techniques this browser hijacker can easily generate lots of revenue for its cyber criminals. 

Bad Features Of Initdex.com

Because of the presence of this malicious browser hijacker called Initdex.com the compromised system possess certain bad features some of them are as given below:

  • The security system of the affected device is entirely disabled such as firewall and anti-virus programs
  • Bombardment of plenty of fake messages and bogus alter notifications about system settings.
  • All the essential documents get corrupted and some useful applications are not working properly.
  • It can even decreases the system performance as well its speed.
  • Several redirections of user searches to some very suspicious websites links.

Why To Elimination Initdex.com

The easiest solution for the elimination of this Initdex.com browser hijacker from the deceived computer system by using either automatic or manual tools.  

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A. Initdex.com Manual Removal

How to Change the System Folder Settings to view hidden files

On Windows 7 | Vista

Windows Logo button is to be selected and then you need to Open Windows Explorer.

Click on Organize selecting Folder and Search Options.

Now Click on View Tab and select Show hidden files and folders Option to view Initdex.com related files.

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Click on OK to Apply

On Windows 8

Select on Windows + E keys in combination on the keyboard.

Click on View Tab option

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File name Extensions along with hidden items is to be checked

Step 2: Delete Initdex.com Related Files in Hidden Folders as given

  • %Temp%\[adware name]
  • %AppData%\[adware name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware name]
  • %LocalAppData%\[adware name].exe
  • %CommonAppData%\[adware name]
  • %AllUsersProfile%random.exe

Step 3 : Remove Initdex.com Related Registry Files on Windows

First, Open Registry Editor

On Windows 7| Vista

Click on Start Button

Select on Run Button

Type regedit

Finally Click on OK button

On Windows 8 Computer

Click on Win [Window Key] + R in Combination on Keyboard

Type regedit.exe in dialog box and press OK.

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Confirm OK to open the registry editor.

Look for Initdex.com related files and entries created in Win Registry.

Note: This step is only suitable for users having Technical Skills, if you delete any other entries other than Initdex.com, it will permanently damage your PC.

B. Initdex.com Removal from Windows OS

How to Uninstall Initdex.com related program on PC

on Windows 10

1. On Win 10 Screen, Click on Start Menu and Select All apps.

  1. this will show entire list of apps installed on Win 10, Find Initdex.com or any other suspicious program from the list. Right Click on the Selected item to uninstall it.

On Win 7 | Vista

  1. Select and Click on the Start Button and Click on Control Panel using Start Menu.

control panel2. You need to Select Uninstall Program under the Program Category in Control Panel.

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3. Using the Window, Program and Features option, select Installed on to view all the recently installed programs, Now uninstall Initdex.com or any other suspicious programs.

From window 8 PC

1. Press Windows key + I simultaneously , then open Setting Bar, click Control Panel to open it

2. Under Programs category, select Uninstall a program

3. Search Initdex.com program in Program and Features window, then click on Uninstall

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Step 2:- Uninstall Initdex.com toolbar, add-on, plug-in and extension from browser IE/Microsoft Edge/Firefox/Google Chrome

From Chrome Browser

1. On Chrome browser, select menu

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2. Select Advanced Settings option

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3. Click on Extension

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4. To remove Initdex.com extension, click on Trash icon

5. Select the Remove option in dialog box

From Microsoft Edge Browser

( Microsoft Edge does not support extension, now you have to just reset the search engine and homepage of Edge browser)

1. Set homepage on Edge browser to remove Initdex.com

  1. On address bar click More(..), and then select Settings option

Edge-Browser-Settings3. View Advanced Settings for specific page, to set homepage to Open with option

advance-settings-edge4. To set your own homepage click on Custom, the then type URL of your own homepage

 

2. To remove Initdex.com set default Search Engine

  • On address bar click More(..), and then select Settings option
  • select the View advanced settings option
  • Select “Search in the address bar with”, then enter the search engine by clicking on <Add new> option, then click on Add as default

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  •  Custom option is to be selected, enter the URL of the homepage to be set as

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From IE Browser

1. To open Manage add-ons on your IE browser, click on Tools button

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2. Select Toolbars and Extensions, them make a selection of Initdex.com to remove it

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3. Now click on Reset button to remove  Initdex.com add-ons

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From Firefox browser

1. To open Add-on Manager tab, select Menu button, and then click on Add-ons

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2. Click Extensions

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3. Select Remove or Disable button

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How to Remove Initdex.com Automatically

Well, in the fast growing technology and day by day increasing malicious activities of cyber criminals, it is necessary for every computer user to protect their PC from Initdex.com. You must own a best removal tool which can provide safety and security to your windows machine. Initdex.com Free Scanner is one of the best tool which is capable to detect Initdex.com or any malware completely from compromised machine. However you need to purchase its licensed version to delete Initdex.com completely.

User Guide : Automatic Initdex.com Free Scanner

Step 1 Download the software and now install it on your computer. Click on “Scan Computer” to detect presence of Initdex.com and its harmful traces.

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Step 2 Scan in progress can be viewed

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Step 3 Use System Guard feature to block entry of Initdex.com and its infectious files.

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Step 4 HelpDesk is an additional feature which is can sort out all your troubles usually you face when PC is infected with Initdex.com

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Step 5 Initdex.com Free Scanner has Network Sentry feature which helps to block modification done through Internet connectivity on your computer system.

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Step 6 Enable Scan Scheduler feature on your computer to perform scanning at pre set time like daily, weekly or monthly.

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