Several security solutions report Selectgo.net as a deceptive domain connected to a browser hijacker that is capable of changing the Windows DNS settings and causing unpermitted web browser redirects to potentially unsafe web pages. If your computer is affected by Selectgo.net, your browsing routine will be disrupted by numerous pop-up ads. The advertisements are typically a result of an ad-supported browser extension added to the default web browser. This unwanted installation usually results in constant redirects to Selectgo.net or other unverified web pages every time the user clicks on the search results on Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.
Selectgo.net is offered as an additional tool in a software bundle. It may appear as an add-on, extension or a browser helper object in your Web browser.
How Does Selectgo.net Affect Your Machine?
Once installed, Selectgo.net is known to modify the user’s browser settings, changing the default homepage, search engine and new tab page to Selectgo.net or other predetermined and potentially unsafe websites.
The pop-up ads displayed by Selectgo.net are generated by adware and may include unsafe content.
Selectgo.net may lead to further adware or spyware infiltration on the compromised machine and expose the system to security risks.
Selectgo.net may cause the following issues on the affected machine:
- Selectgo.net may cause general system instability.
- Selectgo.net may lead to decreased browser and system performance.
- Threats related to Selectgo.net may track certain information about your browsing activities, erase files, and share the collected data with third parties for marketing purposes.
Users are advised to avoid the misleading domain and not to click on the promoted third party ads.
Selectgo.net Removal Manual
Malware experts recommend the removal of Selectgo.net redirect with a reputable anti-malware-tool. You will find a step-by-step manual on how to delete Selectgo.net permanently from your computer.
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool. Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
- Guide 1: How to Remove Selectgo.net from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Selectgo.net from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Selectgo.net from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Selectgo.net from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Selectgo.net from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Selectgo.net from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Selectgo.net from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Selectgo.net from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Selectgo.net
Step 2: Uninstall Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Selectgo.net from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Selectgo.net, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net 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 Selectgo.net will be removed.
Eliminate Selectgo.net 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.