What is Attirerpage.com

Attirerpage.com is malicious browser hijacker. It hacks default settings of homepage and search engine in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Attirerpage.com modifies browsers shortcuts settings to make them open Attirerpage.com in new tab every time you click on them. This search promises to provide more private search, however, according to their privacy policy Attirerpage.com may collect personal information to email promotional offers. More than that, hijacker can collect information about you in surveys or for sweepstakes. They do not say how this information will be used, but selling personal data to advertisers is regular practice of such malware. It is recommended to remove Attirerpage.com and we prepared this guide to assist you in removal.

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How Attirerpage.com infected your PC

Attirerpage.com uses tricky methods to get on your computer and override browser settings. In most cases it happens during installation of freeware utilities. Installer contains one extra step, that will offer you to install Attirerpage.com in browsers. Usually, users do not read texts during installing software, because they are typical. Malware developers use this fact to get hijacker installed on victims PCs. SpyHunter 5 and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can protect browsers from hijackers and remove existing infection automatically. Download it below.

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To remove Attirerpage.com completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Attirerpage.com and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove Attirerpage.com manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Attirerpage.com removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Attirerpage.com installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Attirerpage.com from Control Panel

To start removing Attirerpage.com you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “attirerpage – Uninstall” or just “Attirerpage.com”. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller Pro to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove Attirerpage.com from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find attirerpage – Uninstall.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Attirerpage.com from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find attirerpage – Uninstall and click Uninstall.

Remove Attirerpage.com from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find attirerpage – Uninstall, click Uninstall.

Remove Attirerpage.com from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Attirerpage.com from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate attirerpage – Uninstall in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate attirerpage – Uninstall in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Attirerpage.com

In some cases Attirerpage.com won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Attirerpage.com. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Attirerpage.com folder and files. This happens, because process or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Attirerpage.com in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting type F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove “attirerpage – Uninstall”

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

Uninstalling Attirerpage.com from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It sometimes have browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Attirerpage.com related extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find suspicious extensions.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove them.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose suspicious extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.
  5. Remove all suspicious extensions from the list.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Attirerpage.com from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Attirerpage.com, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Attirerpage.com.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Attirerpage.com does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find Attirerpage.com extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Attirerpage.com installs search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is instruction to reset your browsers homepage, newtab and search engine to default values.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings/.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset browser settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Reset Firefox… button.
  4. Click Reset Firefox to confirm.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

  1. Start Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu choose Internet options.
  4. Click Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Choose Delete personal settings and click Reset.

Opera Browser:

  1. Close Opera and open command prompt from the start menu.
  2. Type following command del %AppData%\Opera\Opera\operaprefs.ini
  3. Start Opera.

Alternative way to remove adware browser extensions and reset browser settings

avast browser cleanup For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including related to Attirerpage.com. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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Cleaning browsers shortcuts

shortcut cleaner You can clean your browser shortcuts manually right-clicking on your browser icon, choosing “Properties” and removing hijacker address from “Target” field (leave just the path to your browser). However it is easier to use free Shortcut Cleaner from BleepingComputer. Download it here – its FREE:

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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs like Attirerpage.com may become a real headache as they are hard to remove and break your privacy. To keep safe from such threats we recommend you always use antivirus and one of antimalware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-spyware and antimalware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats like Attirerpage.com.

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