Virus Name: Tool Extension Virus

Categories: Browser Hijacker, Browser virus, Adware

Detailed Description of Tool Extension Virus

Tool Extension Virus is a very common browser hijacker which gains its name in mid-2015. users who see it pop up their browsers complaint that it will do every harmful things to make money from its cooperated sites and application. Tool Extension Virus is able to change the settings of every kind of browsers, such as Microsoft edge, Google chrome, internet explorer, Mozilla Firefox, safari, and so on. Besides, it can weaken the protection of your privacy and serves for the criminal.

The main job of Tool Extension Virus is to act as a fake search engine and displace the default sites and search engine. This trend is irresistible. When you input the questions on its search engine, it will lead you to the results from google and in the same time, it will attach malicious links on the top results in order to make you click it as many as possible. And Tool Extension Virus will begins to take the edge off your protection function and make the ads enabled on your pc. After it is working, your browsers are surging with numerous forms of ads everywhere and they include banner ads, pop-up ads, in-text ads, video ads, sound ads, etc.

Tool Extension Virus is not only irritating, but also noxious. It brings redundant applications on your pc and then it breaks your operating system. Also, it serves as a monitor to spy on your every move. So your personal identity and your registration information are stolen. In this way, you should not be surprised to see some obscure site use your photo or image to do some promoting without consent and payment.

We firmly believe that removing Tool Extension Virus is the only way to save your computer and if you have no idea about how to begin this job, we provide you some guides to assist you.

More Problems Caused by Tool Extension Virus

1-Tool Extension Virus strikingly slows down your system speed;

2-Tool Extension Virus adds, changes or replaces Keys and Values on your Registry, triggering various system errors;

3-Tool Extension Virus harasses you with annoying ads and displays page you haven’t requested;

4-Tool Extension Virus installs malicious programs without your permission.
 

Guides to Detect Tool Extension Virus


Index

(First, Choose your system; Second, For Computer Expert, choose Manual Removal Guide; for other users, try Auti-malware tools;)

  • Windows–Part One

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

  • Mac OS–Part Two

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

(Attentions!!! Manual removal of Tool Extension Virus is only for computer experts! If you are a ordinary user, you may make severe mistakes in the manual removal process and then more system problems and risks may occur. )



Part One Guides to Detect Tool Extension Virus from Windows PC

No.1 Easy Guide

(Easy way for all users)

Best Combination: SpyHunter Anti-Malware+PC Cure+

⇒ Scan Tool Extension Virus with SpyHunter Anti-Malware

1-Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware safely and check EULA and Privacy Policy

(Warning!ONLY scan is free. If these anti-malware tools detect virus on your computer, you need to purchase full-version. Here we just provide you best recommendation but we are not the maker of this app. If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-After downloading, double-click SpyHunter-Installer and start the installation.

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3-After installing SpyHunter, click on Start Scan Now to check the presence of rootkit and virus.

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4-When the scan is completed, click View Scan Results to display all the threats and all the dangerous results.

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⇒Keep protecting computer with WiperSoft

1-Click this link: Download WiperSoft or the button below to download WiperSoft safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-Start the installation, and click “Scan now” to detect files related to Tool Extension Virus:

3-Check if the computer is cleanup:

(WiperSoft will help fix all the registry error and system bugs. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here.)


No.2 Scan Tool Extension Virus with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Remove Tool Extension Virus from Chrome/Firefox/IE/Edge

Google Chrome ⇓

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”More tools “→”Extensions

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1.2 click the “trash can icon”

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Mozilla Firefox

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”Add-ons“→”Add-ons Manager

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1.2 click the “Disable” or “Remove”

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Internet Explorer

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Setting” button→”Manage add-ons

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1.2 Choose “Toolbars and Extentions” and click the “Disable”

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Microsoft Edge

  • Edge browser doesn’t support “extensions” now. As a Microsoft Edge users, you can skip this step and turn to step-2 directly .

2-Delete Tool Extension Virus related application or software

(for all-version Windows OS)

2.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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2.2 Put in appwiz.cpl and press ENTER key to view the programs list in Control Panel;

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2.3 Select all suspicious software you want to remove and click Uninstall.

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3-Remove dangerous registry entries added by Tool Extension Virus

3.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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3.2 Put in “Regedit ” and press “Enter”;

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3.3 Press “CTRL + F” keys and put in the name of virus or malware to locate and delete its malicious files.

If you cannot find out the files through this way, please manually locate these entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Random



Part Two Guides to Remove Tool Extension Virus from Mac OS

No.1 Easy way

(Easy way for all users)

(Spyhunter for MAC is the good option. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. )

1-Download Spyhunter for MAC or the button below to download and install Spyhunter for MAC safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

 

2-When Spyhunter for MAC is installed, it will be run automatically, choose “Active Scan” tab<< click SCAN to detect files of Tool Extension Virus

3-choose Next<<click Custom Scan to choose what you need to solve the problems happened on the computer system

 

4-Choose “Scheduling ” << enable Scan schedule on your Mac <<Click Apple toantomatically start scan every day

 

5-Choose “HelpDesk” <<submit a support ticket<<A support agent will contact you within 48 hours of ticket submission

 

6-Choose “General” << set up Spyhunter for your mac:

Besides, Spyhunter for MAC will also help you to keep track of your Mac usually, wipe out these caches and free up more space, optimize your startup items, and so on. So it is also recommended to keep MacBooster 6 on the Mac even after you have removed malicious files related to Tool Extension Virus.


No.2 Scan Tool Extension Virus with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Press “Command+Option+ESC” together to open Force Quit Ap-plication Window.

2-choose Terminal and click Force Quit

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3-Remove Apps related to Tool Extension Virus from Mac OS. (you need to identify all related apps and remove them or Tool Extension Virus will be installed again with this apps.)

4- Open Finder, and then find Applications Tab in the left column. Choose the malicious Apps and select “move to Trash

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5-Reset Your Safari Web browsers. Open the safari and choose the menu. Click the “Reset Safari ” +”Reset

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6- Press “Command + Shift + G” and type ” ~/Library ” to remove all malcious files from Library.

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Congratulation! Your computer is clean Now.

If you want to keep your computer clean, please keep in mind that you should keep away from the spam email, illegal website, and unlicensed software, or anything of unreliable source.

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