How to Remove Outfox.TV from Chrome/IE/Firefox

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 26, 2013

Are your home page and search provider changed to Outfox.TV without approval? Do you receive tons of sponsored search results? Are you driving crazy about numerous and various pop-up windows? If you accidentally install Outfox.TV into your system, no worries, this post will do you a favor to completely solve the problem.

Is Outfox.TV a dangerous virus?

Outfox.TV is a pesky and harmful browser hijacker that comes together with unreliable free applications such as music players, video recorders, PDF creators and so forth. Provided that you are not cautious when installing the freeware, this malicious Outfox.TV will be injected into the bookmark list on your browser. And its shortcut will be added to your desktop. Once inside, this browser hijacker can’t be removed easily and handily.

It is a pity that your life on the Internet is made jumbled and disarranged. Both your home page and search provider are replaced with Outfox.TV. In addition, this parlous browser hijacker installs its add-ons onto your browser for malicious intentions. A number of sponsored links are embedded into your search results by Outfox.TV when you make some searching queries on the network.

Security experts suggest that Outfox.TV browser hijacker should be cleaned up from the affected machine as fast as possible. It is reported that this dangerous hijacker can also make your Windows get infected with a flood of unwanted parasites. What is more, Outfox.TV hijacker enables some remote hackers to collect your sensitive information. They will track the records of your browser for gathering some searching keywords, login usernames and passwords.

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Outfox.TV virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Outfox.TV Virus:

1. It could change your system registry entries and execute itself on Windows start-up
2. It makes modifications to Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and provides numerous sponsored links
4. It causes continual redirects to misleading websites and generates various ads
5. It monitors online activities and steals personal information especially bank account data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It occupies most of the system resources and slows down the whole PC performance

Manually Get Rid of Outfox.TV Virus

According to our research, we found that Outfox.TV redirect is caused by Outfox.TV toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And Outfox.TV toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Outfox.TV virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Outfox.TV malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Outfox.TV toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Outfox.TV toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Outfox.TV toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Outfox.TV virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Outfox.TV virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outfox.TV \DisplayName Outfox.TV

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Outfox.TV malware


%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe


You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Outfox.TV virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not guarantee a thorough removal of Outfox.TV virus.

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TESTED:  20 Feb