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Unanalytics.com Fake Web Page Redirect – How to Remove It

This article aims to give you insight on how to remove the unanalytics.com browser hijacking software from your computer and stop browser redirects that are associated with it on your PC.

The Unanalytics.com web page redirects is the type of software which has been created to perform different activities on the victims’ computers. The browser hijacker may redirect the victims to sub-domains of a fake Google Analytics web pages ,that may pretend there is a problem with your website. Such web pages are not to be trusted since they may steal information about your financial details and also details about your Google accounts and passwords. If you see the unanalytics.com web redirect on your browser, we advise that you read the following article and learn how to remove this browser hijacking software from your PC.

Threat Summary

Name Unanalytics.com Redirect
Type Browser Hijacker
Short Description Aims to modify the settings on your web browser in order to get it to cause browser redirects and display different advertisements.
Symptoms Your web browser begins to display various types of online advertisements, which results in slowing down of your PC.
Distribution Method Bundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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Unanalytics.com – Distribution Methods

There are different methods via which the Unanalytics.com is spread onto users’ computers. One of the main ones are believed to be via various different web browser extensions, which aim to be useful, but actually cause web browser redirects. Those extensions that are in association with unanalytics.com redirects are reported to be Better History and a fork version of it, known as Enhanced History. To learn more about them, you can visit the related article underneath:

Related: Better History Extension (Redirects and Ads “Virus”) – How to Remove It

These types of unwanted programs are most often installed on your computer and web browser by either convincing you that they are legitimate, by being added via other adware apps or most often via software bundling as a result of you having to install different freeware programs you may have downloaded from third-party software-providing sites. These types of installers are most often believed to be of freeware helper types of software such as:

  • Media players.
  • Torrent software.
  • File converters.
  • Audio codecs.
  • Drivers of programs.

Since users look for such programs on the daily basis, adware authors often slither potentially unwanted programs in their setups and website creators often use it as a method to make money.

It may be easy but then again it may also be very difficult to find such software embedded in the setup of a program you may have downloaded. Usually these programs are concealed in the “Advanced” or “Custom” installation modes of the software setups and they are often advertised “As a free extra to your current installation”. The result is multiple web browser redirects which may lead to or through unanalytics.com – related URL’s. The official site of Unanalytics.com has so far been regarded as a deceptive website by most mainstream web browsers, but the URL’s related to it can be a lot:

What Is Unanalytics.com Hijacker Capable Of?

Unanalytics.com is classified as an ad-supported PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the browser hijacker kind. This means that once installed on your computer, the program may start to download and install various different types of modules that help it to overtake some functions of your web browser to assume control over the content you see in it.

This includes using different tracking technologies on your web browser, such as:

  • Cookies.
  • Tags.
  • Pixels.
  • Geo-locators.
  • LSOs(Locally Shared Objects).

This type of tracking tech may be utilized in different ways, the main of which are strongly believed by cyber-criminals to be used as means to track different information from your computer, for instance:

  • Your web browsing history.
  • Information about you region and language.
  • Data about your online click history.
  • Your online search history.

This information may be used by Unanalytics.com browser hijacker to cause you a variety of web browser redirects. These can lead you to different third-party websites, some of which may be risky to your computer. The main risks associated with Unanalytics.com are believed by security researchers to be the following:

  • Redirect you to phishing pages which prompt you to login to websites which you normally use, thus stealing your ID and password.
  • Infect your computer with malware.
  • Install unwanted browser extensions and other types of unwanted software added as a browser extension.
  • Steal your financial details by redirecting you to fake online retailer sites.

Since the risks, that are associated with this software are a lot, it is strongly advisable to remove it from your computer.

Remove Unanalytics.com from Your Computer Completely

In order to make sure that this potentially unwanted program is gone for good from your PC, you can follow the removal instructions that are underneath this article. They have been made to best explain how to remove the Unanalytics.com manually if you have the experience or automatically if you want to be sure this unwanted software is gone for good. For maximum effectiveness, security professionals often advise users to download and run a scan on the affected computer by using an advanced anti-malware software. Such will effectively make sure that the Unanalytics.com software is fully gone from your PC and that it remains protected against future intrusive software as well.

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How to Remove Unanalytics.com Redirect from Windows.


Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Unanalytics.com Redirect

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1. Hold Windows key() + R


2. The "Run" Window will appear. In it, type "msconfig" and click OK.


3. Go to the "Boot" tab. There select "Safe Boot" and then click "Apply" and "OK".
Tip: Make sure to reverse those changes by unticking Safe Boot after that, because your system will always boot in Safe Boot from now on.


4. When prompted, click on "Restart" to go into Safe Mode.


5. You can recognise Safe Mode by the words written on the corners of your screen.


Step 2: Uninstall Unanalytics.com Redirect 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. To do that:


1. Hold the Windows Logo Button and "R" on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear.


2. In the field type in "appwiz.cpl" and press ENTER.


3. This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC. Select the program that you want to remove, and press "Uninstall"
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall most programs.


Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Unanalytics.com Redirect on your computer.

The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Unanalytics.com Redirect there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:

1. Open the Run Window again, type "regedit" and click OK.


2. When you open it, you can freely navigate to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are shown above.


3. You can remove the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and removing it.
Tip: To find a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and click "Modify" to see which file it is set to run. If this is the virus file location, remove the value.

IMPORTANT!
Before starting "Step 4", please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

Step 4: Scan for Unanalytics.com Redirect with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Click on the "Download" button to proceed to SpyHunter's download page.


It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.


2. After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to update automatically.

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3. After the update process has finished, click on the 'Malware/PC Scan' tab. A new window will appear. Click on 'Start Scan'.

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4. After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the 'Next' button.

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If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


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Get rid of Unanalytics.com Redirect from Mac OS X.


Step 1: Uninstall Unanalytics.com Redirect and remove related files and objects

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1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:


2. Find Activity Monitor and double-click it:


3. In the Activity Monitor look for any suspicious processes, belonging or related to Unanalytics.com Redirect:

Tip: To quit a process completely, choose the “Force Quit” option.


4. Click on the "Go" button again, but this time select Applications. Another way is with the ⇧+⌘+A buttons.


5. In the Applications menu, look for any suspicious app or an app with a name, similar or identical to Unanalytics.com Redirect. If you find it, right-click on the app and select “Move to Trash”.


6: Select Accounts, after which click on the Login Items preference. Your Mac will then show you a list of items that start automatically when you log in. Look for any suspicious apps identical or similar to Unanalytics.com Redirect. Check the app you want to stop from running automatically and then select on the Minus (“-“) icon to hide it.


7: Remove any left-over files that might be related to this threat manually by following the sub-steps below:

  • 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 Unanalytics.com Redirect 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:

Disclaimer! If you are about to tamper with Library files on Mac, be sure to know the name of the virus file, because if you delete the wrong file, it may cause irreversible damage to your MacOS. Continue on your own responsibility!

1: Click on "Go" and Then "Go to Folder" as shown underneath:

2: Type in "/Library/LauchAgents/" and click Ok:

3: Delete all of the virus files that have similar or the same name as Unanalytics.com Redirect. If you believe there is no such file, do not delete anything.

You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:

→ ~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchDaemons

Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.


Step 2: Scan for and remove Unanalytics.com Redirect files from your Mac

When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Unanalytics.com Redirect, 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.


Click the button below below to download SpyHunter for Mac and scan for Unanalytics.com Redirect:


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Remove Unanalytics.com Redirect 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.


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Erase Unanalytics.com Redirect 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.



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Uninstall Unanalytics.com Redirect 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.



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Remove Unanalytics.com Redirect 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".

stf-safari preferences


Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.

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Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.


Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.

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A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Unanalytics.com Redirect will be removed.


How to Reset Safari
IMPORTANT: Before resetting Safari make sure you back up all your saved passwords within the browser in case you forget them.

Start Safari and then click on the gear leaver icon.

Click the Reset Safari button and you will reset the browser.


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Eliminate Unanalytics.com Redirect 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.


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