Search.stuckopoe.com is the page set as your homepage if a certain browser hijackers has been installed onto your computer. It is not malicious in the sense that it will not harm your computer but it will make unwanted changes to your browser and stuckopoe.com attempt to redirect you to sponsored pages. This is not unusual as all browser hijackers aim to do the same thing and that is to generate traffic for sponsored websites in order to make income. They can infect a computer if the users does not pay close attention to how they install free software and completely miss the hijacker being attached to the software. While the hijacker itself is not harmful, the websites you may be redirected could be. Hijackers do not filter through the websites they expose you to so you may end up on some infected page where malware could be lurking. We strongly suggest you remove Search.stuckopoe.com.
Browser hijackers spread with the help of free software. Search.stuckopoe.com was attached to some free program you got from the Internet and you missed it when you installed that program. Next time you install anything, pay close attention to the process and read all the information provided. It should be clearly disclosed if anything has been attached but many users hurry through the process and that is how they end up missing it. If available, choose Advanced (Custom) settings and deselect the added items. This will prevent added items from installing and you will not have to delete Search.stuckopoe.com or similar in the future.
Search.stuckopoe.com will be set as your homepage and new tabs if you allow it to install. It will hijack all your browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox and make unwanted changes. These changes will be carried out without your permission and you will be unable to undo them unless you first remove Search.stuckopoe.com from your system. If you notice that Search.stuckopoe.com has appeared, you should refrain from using it. Browser hijackers aim to generate income by redirecting you to sponsored pages and they do not care if the pages are safe. They could be harboring malware and if you were to enter such a page, you might end up downloading that malware. There are much more reliable search engines out these, and you especially should not trust one that entered your computer without your permission. Uninstall Search.stuckopoe.com.
How to remove Search.stuckopoe.com?
If you decided to use the removal tool, all you need to do is to follow the next steps:
Step 1. Download and install Search.stuckopoe.com removal tool from the link below.
Step 2. Run the scan of your PC.
NOTE: Before you start to scan your computer, CLOSE ALL ACTIVE BROWSER WINDOWS on this time.
After the installation, start the program. Every time when you run this anti-virus it will start an automatic standard scan of your computer. You will have 5 seconds to cancel the scan if you don’t need it. Otherwise, the scan will begin automatically. There are other ways to start scan manually. Just Press on “Scan” tab and than left-click on “Full scan” or another kind of scan you need. Full scan is adviced, but due to performance problems because of the virus you may also choose “Quick scan”.
After the start of scanning process you will see the screen with progress bar and alerts, that will show you what kind malicious files Anti-Malware found during the scan and the exact location of it.
Step 3. Apply actions to Search.stuckopoe.com stuckopoe.com infected files.
NOTE: To be able to remove detected items you need to purchace a license. This program has FREE tools available, that will help you in most cases (Go to STEP 4) and works as a FREE scanner. The removal function removes 50% of detected items by choosing most dangerous from them.
When the scanning process of your PC will be finished, Anti-Malware will show you all threats that were found on your PC and a list of actions, that you can Apply to them. First, you can select what kind of action you want to Apply to this malware. Then, press “Fix now” button to produce action and delete all threats.
Step 4. Reset you browser settings.
NOTE: This operation will close all instances of selected browsers. Any unsaved changes will be lost. Please, save all work in progress before you continue.
When you eliminated Search.stuckopoe.com stuckopoe.com as a program, we strongly recommend you to reset your browser settings. For that, you can go to “Tools” tab and press “Reset browser settings” button.
NOTE: This function is FREE to use in all version of program and will help you in most cases.
You will see the window with options. You can choose what Internet browser and the exact options you want to reset.
How to prevent the Search.stuckopoe.com infection:
Removing the malware from your PC is a good thing. But it doesn’t mean that you will be protected from the repeated infection. The best way to deal with this malware is to not get infected in the first place. If you want to prevent the infection follow the simple tip below:
- Do not install free applications from unreliable websites!
- If you did download this kind of program, select custom installation and remove any tick in the checkbox that seems questionable.
- Use an anti-virus software on your PC.
- Scan your Computer at least once a week.
Also, you can activate the On-run protection in Anti-Malware. To do that, go to the “Protection” tab and press “Start” button to the right of the label.
If you consider yourself a skilled user, you can try to delete this adware on your own. We must remind you when you eliminate adware manually, all the unexpected consequences and risks are lying on you and you alone. So let’s begin!
Manual removal guide for Search.stuckopoe.com stuckopoe.com:
Removing Search.stuckopoe.com should be your main concern. First, you must delete this add-on as a software from your PC. Right after cleaning all of the folders you’ll be able to begin cleaning up the web browser. Before removing Search.stuckopoe.com pop-ups, it’s necessary to totally reset the web browser. If you still thinking about manual removal of Search.stuckopoe.com malware, follow these steps below:
Step 1. Remove Search.stuckopoe.com from your PC.
To delete Search.stuckopoe.com stuckopoe.com from your computer, you can find the “Uninstall the program” tool on your Operation System.
- Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start – Quick Access Menu – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Find “Search.stuckopoe.com”, click on it and press ‘Uninstall”
- Windows 7: Click on Start – Control Panel – Uninstall a program. You will see the list of programs and software, that is installed on your PC. Right-click on “Search.stuckopoe.com” and press ‘Uninstall”.
- Windows XP: Click on Start – Control Panel – Add/Remove Programs. Similar windows with the list of programs will show you. Right-click on “Search.stuckopoe.com” and press “Remove”
Sometimes it may be not an easy task to locate Search.stuckopoe.com virus as installed program, it may not be a program at all or mask itself by another name. In these cases use the removal tool to avoid any mistakes and complications.
Step 2. Browser setting reset guide
After you removed the Search.stuckopoe.com stuckopoe.com you will need to reset browser settings. To do it, follow the tips below:
- If you have Google Chrome Browser go to the “Settings” tab and press “Show advanced settings”. In the bottom of the page click in “Reset settings” button.
- For the Mozilla Firefox press the “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
- Opera users can reset settings by deleting “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\”.
- For Internet Explorer users open “Tools” menu, than click “Internet options”. In the next window click “Advanced” button and than press “Reset”.
If the manual removal guide didn’t work for you or it worked with unwanted consequences we strongly recommend you to install the automatic Search.stuckopoe.com removal tool and follow the steps from Automatic removal guide for Search.stuckopoe.com stuckopoe.com. You can find this guide higher. Use the link below to download the particular tool.
We hope this guide helped you with your problem. If you have any questions about Search.stuckopoe.com stuckopoe.com or you have some thoughts about viruses, that you’d liked to share, please, leave a comment below. We will be happy to assist you.