This article provides detailed instructions how to remove Kergaukr.com from an affected Chrome, Firefox, Explorer or Safari browser and the Windows system.
The domain Kergaukr.com displays several pop-ups one of the main states “YOU ARE THE CHOSEN!”. You may see this dubious website in your browser due to installed potentially unwanted or harmful software on your computer. The website pushes a message in attempt to fool you that you have the chance to win a new iPhone X. However, you should be aware that this is a fake message that aims to trick you into installing yet another risky program or rogue software.
|Type||Scam, PUP, Redirect|
|Short Description||The domain Kergaukr.com can appear in each affected browser. A scamming pop-ups claim that you have the chanve to get a special reward.|
|Symptoms||You may be redirected to Kergaukr.com website while browsing the net. Many redirects and advertisements can occur during browsing sessions.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Kergaukr.com.|
Kergaukr.com – Methods of Distribution
There are several methods that may be used for the distribution of Kergaukr.com redirect. The most probable one is that the redirect unnoticeably infiltrated your system via the installer of third-party app. Such installers have additional components that are not appropriately disclosed by the developers. These components are usually potentially unwanted programs that cause infections like Kergaukr.com redirect. To prevent them from accessing the system without your knowledge you should always choose the Advanced or Custom install options. There should be mentioned all additional components that get installed by default. Look for options to deselect them and make sure that only the primary app will be installed.
The Kergaukr.com redirect may occur after a visit of compromised advertisement. Visiting the websites promoted by such advertisements can result in an automatic download of the potentially unwanted app that causes constant redirects to Kergaukr.com domain.
The redirect is believed to affect almost all commonly used browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
Kergaukr.com – Detailed Overview
The domain Kergaukr.com displays several fake pop-ups that aim to scam you. Below you can see this dubious website and several pop-ups on its main page:
One of the main scam pop-ups states “YOU ARE THE CHOSEN!”. It is trying to convince you that “You have the chance to get a special reward!” and make you click on an “OK” button:
It appears that the website pushes such messages in attempt to fool you that you have the chance to win a new iPhone X. Thus, it may ask you to provide sensitive data like email address, credit card details, and telephone number so you can receive the reward. However, you should be aware that this is a fake message that aims to trick you into installing yet another risky program or rogue software. So there is no chance to get any iPhone but only provide crucial data to malicious intenders.
Once they obtain your credentials they may find a way to withdraw the money from your credit card or cause other privacy related issues.
What’s more after Kergaukr.com compromises your system and browser it is likely that it will generate a lot of nasty advertisements. For the purpose the PUP may modify essential browser settings. The ads provided by the redirect may be extremely intrusive and annoying. Be advised to avoid clicking on the ads generated by Kergaukr.com as they may cause additional privacy issues or serve as a gate for some severe malware infections.
How to Remove Kergaukr.com Browser Hijacker
Below are listed all the steps that will help you to remove Kergaukr.com redirect completely from an affected Chrome, Mozilla, Explorer, or Safari browser. There are steps that reveal how to remove the nasty program from the Windows system as well. You can choose whether to follow a manual or an automatic removal. If you select the manual instructions to eliminate the infection some leftovers may remain on the system. Thus, Kergaukr.com can continue to appear in your browser. Maximum efficiency can be reached after a scan with anti-malware tool as it can easily locate all leftovers.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Kergaukr.com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Kergaukr.com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Kergaukr.com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Kergaukr.com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Kergaukr.com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Kergaukr.com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Kergaukr.com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Kergaukr.com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Kergaukr.com
Step 2: Uninstall Kergaukr.com and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Kergaukr.com on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Kergaukr.com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Kergaukr.com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Kergaukr.com and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Kergaukr.com via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Kergaukr.com from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Kergaukr.com from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Kergaukr.com from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Kergaukr.com from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Kergaukr.com will be removed.
Eliminate Kergaukr.com from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.