(SOLVED!) How to Remove "KOMETA-BROWSER.RU" VIRUS from Chrome, Firefox, Edge, IE browser: "KOMETA-BROWSER.RU" Removal Tips

I will tell you in this post how to fix the issue manually and how to clean it automatically using a special powerful removal tool. You can download the removal program for free here:

What is KOMETA-BROWSER.RU?

KOMETA-BROWSER.RU is a browser hijacker!

KOMETA-BROWSER.RU detected as JS.KOMETA-BROWSER.
KOMETA-BROWSER.RU is appeared on your PC after installing free software, bundled with adware downloader program. Adware program changes the homepage and search engine for your web browser to KOMETA-BROWSER.RU.
 
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In addition, it changed Windows shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start Menu.
The link to KOMETA-BROWSER.RU site is added into the command line.

KOMETA-BROWSER.RU

Each time when you click on shortcut you will start displaying of KOMETA-BROWSER.RU site.


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You have 2 ways to remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU:

You have 2 ways

Remove it automatically1. Remove Automatically.
Remove it manually2. Remove Manually.

Why I recommend you to use an automatic way?

  1. You know only one virus name: "KOMETA-BROWSER.RU", but usually you have infected by a bunch of viruses.
    The UnHackMe program detects this threat and all others.
  2. UnHackMe is quite fast! You need only 5 minutes to check your PC.
  3. UnHackMe uses the special features to remove hard in removal viruses. If you remove a virus manually, it can prevent deleting using a self-protecting module. If you even delete the virus, it may recreate himself by a stealthy module.
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Here’s how to remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus automatically:

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So it was much easier to fix such problem automatically, wasn't it?
That is why I strongly advise you to use UnHackMe for remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU redirect or other unwanted software.

How to remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.

http://KOMETA-BROWSER.RU

You can see KOMETA-BROWSER.RU at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to KOMETA-BROWSER.RU in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus from running processes

Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus from running processes

STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus from Windows services

Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus from Windows services

Disable the services with random names or contains KOMETA-BROWSER.RU in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to KOMETA-BROWSER.RU. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus from Windows registry

Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU virus from Windows registry

Find and delete all keys/values contains KOMETA-BROWSER.RU.

STEP 7: Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU from Google Chrome.
Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU Virus from Chrome Extensions

STEP 8: Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU from Internet Explorer.

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

STEP 9: Remove KOMETA-BROWSER.RU from Mozilla Firefox.

Change Firefox Home Page

Change Firefox Home Page

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.


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