How to remove Ourluckysites.com

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What is Ourluckysites.com

Ourluckysites.com is website, that acts as browser hijacker and replaces homepage and search engine in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Developers promote it as advanced search engine with enhanced search results, however it just redirects user search queries to search.yahoo.com. Malefactors get affiliate commission by driving traffic to this search and collect private information like search and visits history. This information, in its turn, can be sold to third party advertisers. Overall, Ourluckysites.com has low reputation and we recommend you to remove Ourluckysites.com from browsers as soon as you detected it. This article contains complete instructions to help you in hijacker infection removal and prevention.

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How Ourluckysites.com infected your PC

Ourluckysites.com uses free software to distribute itself. Hijacker installer is bundled with freeware and shareware programs, where developers use vague wording to convince user install this search engine. Most antiviruses cannot detect this threat, and we recommend you to use SpyHunter or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to eliminate Ourluckysites.com from browsers in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and other versions of Windows.

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Remove Ourluckysites.com manually for free

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

Remove Ourluckysites.com from Control Panel

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

Remove Ourluckysites.com from Windows XP:

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

Remove Ourluckysites.com from Windows 7:

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

Remove Ourluckysites.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 Ourluckysites.com, click Uninstall.

Remove Ourluckysites.com from Windows 10:

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

Cannot uninstall Ourluckysites.com

In some cases Ourluckysites.com won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Ourluckysites.com. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Ourluckysites.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 4 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Ourluckysites.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 “Ourluckysites.com”

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

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

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

Opera Browser:

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

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Ourluckysites.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 Ourluckysites.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 Ourluckysites.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. It can protect your PC from threats like Ourluckysites.com.

  • Cleison De Oliveira Padilha

    eles sempre mandam fazer exatamente os mesmos procedimentos. mesmo quando não aparece nem pra desinstalar no painel de controle, nem pra remover das extensões do google. se vc ainda está com problemas, use o Malwarebytes AntiMalware, q dá pra usar de graça por 15 dias. eu consegui pegar um q não consigo tirar de jeito nenhum, e nenhum site tem informações sobre.

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