What is Mylucky123.com

Mylucky123.com is perilous search engine, that is trying to resemble Google and redirects user searches to google.com. It overrides search engine and homepage settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Hijacker passes traffic to google.com through Mylucky123.com, and gets access to users search queries and online behavior. This URL is also written into browsers shortcut properties, which leads to opening Mylucky123.com in a new tab every time you run certain browser using this shortcut. This website can be classified as phishing, as it tries to mimic popular search engine. It is not clear in its privacy policy what Mylucky123.com does with information it gains from users, however, we can suppose it is used for advertising. Here we show how to remove Mylucky123.com search from browsers in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista or XP.

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How Mylucky123.com infected your PC

If you wonder how Mylucky123.com infected your browsers, recall any software installations before the date, when the problem appeared first. Most likely you got this pest while downloading or installing freeware. Free utilities often offer optional programs (usually adware or hijackers) and advertise it as useful search tool to enhance browsing experience. To avoid Mylucky123.com in future and remove existing infection we recommend to use Norton Antivirus Anti-Malware with protection against potentially unwanted programs.

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Remove Mylucky123.com manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Mylucky123.com removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Mylucky123.com installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove Mylucky123.com from Control Panel

To start removing Mylucky123.com you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “Mylucky123 Uninstall” or just “Mylucky123.com”. 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 and Windows 8.

Remove Mylucky123.com from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MyLucky123 Uninstall.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Mylucky123.com from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find MyLucky123 Uninstall and click Uninstall.

Remove Mylucky123.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 MyLucky123 Uninstall, click Uninstall.

Remove Mylucky123.com from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Mylucky123.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 MyLucky123 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 MyLucky123 Uninstall in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Mylucky123.com

In some cases Mylucky123.com won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Mylucky123.com. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Mylucky123.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 Norton Antivirus or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Mylucky123.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 “MyLucky123 Uninstall”

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

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

Uninstalling Mylucky123.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 Mylucky123.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 Mylucky123.com from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Mylucky123.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 Mylucky123.com.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Mylucky123.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 Mylucky123.com extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Mylucky123.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.

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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 Mylucky123.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 Norton Antivirus. It can protect your PC from threats like Mylucky123.com.

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