Trovi.com is described as a browser hijacker that uses biased methods to install its search engine on your browser to display ad-related content. Once it is running on your computer, it will redirect you to unwanted pages and generate numerous pop-up ads and banners that may cause further issues. Trovi.com may also change your homepage and settings and install its toolbar without your permission. Trovi.com is also likely to be the cause of browser slow-downs and crashes. Due to its undesirable behavior, users often refer to it as ‘Trovi Virus’.
Malware experts recommend its removal so that future PC problems could be spared.
How Did I Install Trovi.com on My Computer?
Rogue search engines are usually downloaded alongside other free programs. Even though the fake search engine was mentioned during the installation process, the user didn’t deselect it, and the rogue search bar appeared on his browser, as a result.
Is Trovi.com of Any Danger to My Computer?
Browser hijackers are usually created by third-party organizations in order to gain revenue with the help of the promoted ads and sponsored links. Visiting any of the web pages suggested by the rogue search engine may lead to malware contamination. Browser redirects are a general cause for various PC troubles, so it is best if you don’t click any of the generated content and remove Trovi.com instead.
How Can I Uninstall Trovi.com?
The most secure way to rid your system of Trovi.com is by running a valid anti-adware tool. Another option is trying to remove the unwanted toolbar manually. There are helpful steps provided below that will help you either way.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Trovi.com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Trovi.com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Trovi.com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Trovi.com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Trovi.com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Trovi.com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Trovi.com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Trovi.com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Trovi.com
Step 2: Uninstall Trovi.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 Trovi.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 Trovi.com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Trovi.com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Trovi.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 Trovi.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 Trovi.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 Trovi.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 Trovi.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 Trovi.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 Trovi.com will be removed.
Eliminate Trovi.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.