What is Captchaverifier.top

Based on ad-generating algorithms, Captchaverifier.top is part of an adware program that gets installed on user’s PCs inadvertently. Until a potentially unwanted program remains unsolved in your system, you will see this redirect each time at browser bootup. Domains like Captchaverifier.top are designed to clickbait users on fake “Allow” buttons to enable push notifications. Usually, these actions have to be done under the pretext of passing robot/captcha confirmation or downloading a file. However, allowing false push notifications will lead to the spam of malicious banners right on your desktop. Whilst received ads may seem safe and useful, they can put your privacy at a huge risk by exposing necessary data to cybercriminals. To prevent the aforementioned, you should delete adware related to Captchaverifier.top from your PC right now.

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How Captchaverifier.top infected your computer

The most obvious way for how this type of malware could appear on your system is via freeware repacks downloaded from suspicious websites. These repack are usually bundled with pre-paid software that gets overlooked by most. Extortionists put Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) into “Advanced” or “Custom” settings that are typically skipped. Unfortunately, most inexperienced users either do not know about infection or cannot delete it on their own. If you also consider yourself part of that category, use our free guide removal presented below.

  1. Download Captchaverifier.top Removal Tool
  2. Stop Captchaverifier.top notifications in browsers
  3. Remove/Uninstall Captchaverifier.top from Control Panel and Applications
  4. Remove Captchaverifier.top extensions from browsers
  5. Reset browser search and homepage settings
  6. Block Captchaverifier.top search redirects
  7. How to protect from threats like Captchaverifier.top

Download Removal Tool

Download SpyHunter

To remove Captchaverifier.top completely, we recommend you to use SpyHunter. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of Captchaverifier.top and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser. The trial version of SpyHunter offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Download Alternative Removal Tool

Download Malwarebytes

To remove Captchaverifier.top completely, we recommend you to use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of Captchaverifier.top and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove Captchaverifier.top manually for free

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

Disable push notifications from Captchaverifier.top in browsers

Remove Captchaverifier.top from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Google Chrome

  1. Go to Google Chrome settings, by clicking 3-dots icon in the top-right corner and choosing Settings.
  2. Open advanced settings by clicking Advanced in the bottom.
  3. Under opened Privacy and security tab, choose Content settings.
  4. Click on Notifications menu (with the bell icon).
  5. Set up preferred overall settings for push notifications and click Manage exceptions… button.
  6. Find Captchaverifier.top in the list and click cross icon to remove it. Click Done button to confirm the action.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Go to Mozilla Firefox options, by clicking 3-bars icon in the top-right corner and choosing Options.
  2. Choose Content tab on the left side.
  3. Under Notifications, set up preferred overall settings for push-notifications and click Choose… button.
  4. Find Captchaverifier.top in the list and click Remove site to remove it.
  5. Click Save Changes button to confirm the action.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Safari

  1. Open Safari, and in the top menu click Safari, choose Preferences.
  2. In the Preferences window, click on Websites tab.
  3. On the left side, choose Notifications. You will see the list of websites and their settings for showing notifications.
  4. Find Captchaverifier.top in the list and click Remove button.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Android (Chrome)

  1. Open Google Chrome app on Android, and tap on three dots to open main menu.
  2. In the drop-down menu choose Settings, scroll down and under Advanced section tap on Site Settings.
  3. In the Site Settings menu tap on Notifications.
  4. In the Allowed list of websites allowed to show notifications find Captchaverifier.top, tap on it and in the bottom of the window tap on Clean & Reset button.
  5. Confirm your action by tapping on Clean & Reset again in opened dialog box.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Microsoft Edge, and click on the three-dots menu, in the top-right corner.
  2. In the drop-down menu choose Settings, and in the left part click Advanced.
  3. Under Website permissions section, click Manage permissions button.
  4. Find Captchaverifier.top in the list and click on the cross sign to remove the setting and disable its notifications.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from Control Panel or Applications

To start removing Captchaverifier.top you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “Captchaverifier.top”. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Mac.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. Captchaverifier.top might have an Uninstaller.
  3. Otherwise, drag Captchaverifier.top from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find recently installed suspicious program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find recently installed suspicious program and click Uninstall.

Remove Captchaverifier.top 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 recently installed suspicious program, click Uninstall.

Remove Captchaverifier.top from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Captchaverifier.top 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 recently installed suspicious program 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 recently installed suspicious program in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Captchaverifier.top

In some cases, Captchaverifier.top won’t uninstall and gives you a message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Captchaverifier.top. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing the Captchaverifier.top folder and files. This happens because the 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 Captchaverifier.top 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 recently installed suspicious program

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

and for Mac:

If you can’t uninstall Captchaverifier.top using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of Captchaverifier.top. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag Captchaverifier.top from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with Captchaverifier.top.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

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

Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find Captchaverifier.top extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions.
  3. Find Captchaverifier.top related extension.
  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 Captchaverifier.top related 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 Captchaverifier.top from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Captchaverifier.top, 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 or Captchaverifier.top related extension.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Captchaverifier.top 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 Captchaverifier.top extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Captchaverifier.top installs a search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is an instruction to reset your browser’s homepage, new tab and search engine to default values.

Reset Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
  3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
  4. In opened window click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
  5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
  6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
  7. In the menu click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
  8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
  9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

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.

How to block ads and pop-ups from Captchaverifier.top

Captchaverifier.top push notifications, in most cases, are caused by a program installed on your PC or add-on installed in browsers. However, sometimes it can appear on a clean computer when visiting a malicious website, using an advertising script. Also, apps that generate “Captchaverifier.top” ads and banners are themselves installed from pop-ups. To protect your PC and browsers from phishing websites, pop-up ads, banners, malicious scripts it is recommended to use AdGuard. Download free trial here:

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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs, like Captchaverifier.top, 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 the anti-malware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-spyware and anti-malware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats, like Captchaverifier.top.

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