How to remove from the computer and browsers

The aim of the article is to help you to remove (Hijack.AutoConfigURL.PrxySvrRST) malicious software that shows announcement on web pages. penetrates the computer with different software in invisible mode. (Hijack.AutoConfigURL.PrxySvrRST) is a dangerous trojan, which can affect user’s PC in many ways. This program can do many things, and all of them will be harmful for your PC and annoying for you. It is spam, hype, slowdown of computer, redirects to a suspicious websites in all browsers and possible loss of personal info.

Hijack.AutoConfigURL.PrxySvrRST ( has many functions, and it can be regarded as adware and hijacker at the same time. penetrates user’s PC via viral email attachments, in bundles with free software, and through malicious websites. All these ways of penetration require user’s confirmation, but the request may be done in hidden manner, so you won’t suspect anything. Usually, spreads itself with help of phishing websites, sites with “adult” content, and frankly fraudulent websites, like sites of binary options, super extra new ways to get money from ForEx, and another suchlike stuff. After the infection and installation, this program begins its job. You may notice the slowdown or unstable work of the system, increased amount of ads and redirects in browsers. Also, can steal your personal information, like passwords from your accounts. All your search requests from the hijacked browsers will be immediately transferred to web-scammers, and thy will use it to provide more spam to you. And the most dangerous thing about is that it compromises your system’s security. Until the virus will run on your computer, the system will be extremely vulnerable to incoming threats. So, you will be the easy target for all viruses on the Web, until you remove Hijack.AutoConfigURL.PrxySvrRST from the PC.

How to delete Hijack.AutoConfigURL.PrxySvrRST

If you do not mind the manual removal procedure, you will need to get rid of the adware folders and additional components from your computer. Firstly, eliminate an adware, then reset the browser settings. The majority of those annoying add-ons will disappear after the deletion of To fulfill the process, you might have to delete all Hijack.AutoConfigURL.PrxySvrRST's components, and check your PC with a reputable and effective anti-viral tool.



Step 1. Uninstall suspicious programs from Control Panel

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the program, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Programs - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select program and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Step 2. Remove from the browser

How to remove malicious software from Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

How to remove malicious software from Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

How to delete malicious software from Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools (You can press ALT+X on the keyboard)

3. Select Internet Options

4. Select Advanced tab

5. Click Reset... button

6. Put the tick near 'Delete personal settings' and click Reset

How to launch Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to find Advanced Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to reset Internet Explorer settings

How to remove malicious software from Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

How to delete malicious software from Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Click Reset

How to display a menu of General Safari settings How to find Reset Safari tab How to reset Safari


Video instruction how to remove ads from the browser




Step 3. Clean the registry

  • Click the Start button
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Go to HKU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings



  • There will be AutoconfigURL file. Delete it



Step 4. Scan the computer with antimalware scanner

The pieces of can still appear after the removal of the virus, so you must use an antivirus, to be absolutely sure, that your workstation is secured. Launch an overall virus examination to confirm that the undesired components are removed. If you worry about possibility of another infection, buy the worthy anti-viral tool to protect your computer for years.

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