I came across many annoying infections while browsing. At that time, the windows defender can detect them and solve the problem. But this time I have no idea how to remove the website named “Ntpo.com”. It looks like a search engine but doesn’t work well. I am sure that my original search engine is not the website. How can I change it back to original browser settings? Is it possible that I can remove the website completely? Please help me!
Re: Don’t be worried about the problem. Please calm down and search for possible solutions to deal with the problem. Fortunately, here is an article that provides effective manual guide to remove the website from your browser or download the auto-fix tool.
Tell Something about Ntpo.com
Ntpo.com is unknown until it makes modifications to users’ browser settings. Because of its unfriendly activities, the website is classified more as the browser hijacker than normal search engine. In the daily network life, computer users can’t avoid using a search engine. Mains stream search engines like Google are welcomed by many users. To gain users’ support and trust, the browser hijacker pretends to be a search engine and enters into the visual life of computer users. There is a big possibility that users don’t notice existence of the search engine because of its resemblance to Google search. However, it will be easy to identify the search engine if you are more careful while using your web browsers. Compared to Google search, some details of the unfriendly search engine are different. As the figure shows, its logo is written: “Search ENGINE”. “The Google Search | News search” is the title of the site. Under the search box, varied advertisements appear on the browser. The Ad-blocker (the browser extension) can prevent pop-up ads from appearing, but it is not a good long-term strategy.
Computer users are expected to click on pop-up ads provided by the search engine so that developers can get more traffic and profits. In addition to pop ups, you should avoid clicking on sponsored links among search results provided by the fake search engine. Computer users are easily switched to unwanted websites or gets undesired browser extensions installed on the browser after clicking on these sponsored links. That’s why someone dislikes using the search engine although it employs Google Custom search. Computer users are advised to choose usual search engines like Bing rather than unknown search engines out of the curiosity.
If you insist on using the fake search engine, you must suffer from many problems below. Firstly, the search engine is so misleading that it can replace users’ original search engine or homepage without users’ knowledge. Secondly, users are redirected to the website without their permission. Thirdly, it delivers unwanted search results and pop-up ads. Based on the above all, the website is regarded as a member of Browser Hijacker family. When the browser hijacker arrives on users’ computer, it modifies browser settings and adds additional files to registry editor immediately. Some helper objects (third-party extensions or plug-ins) that slip into victims’ computer also encourage unfriendly activities of the browser hijacker. In order to protect your computer from further harm, you’d better remove Ntpo.com as soon as possible.
How Did You Get Infected with Ntpo.com?
The developers of the browser hijacker believe that there isn’t a wall in the world hasn’t a crack. In order to reach the goal of entering target computer successfully, they choose a popular marketing method – “bundling” to spread the browser hijacker. The primary advantage of the method is hiding information of such unwanted applications or programs like the browser hijacker. Computer users will find that they originally install new software but additional items also come into their computer. If you are in the above situation, then you must know that these uninvited visitors use “bundling” method. To avoid the same situation again, you are advised to be more careful while installing new software. Choosing Custom or Advanced options setup type is helpful for avoiding unwanted programs.
If you see more options or checkboxes, you’d better unselect them because the browser hijacker may be on the list of installed programs. The possible way is removing the browser hijacker as soon as possible when you can’t stop the browser hijacker from entering the computer.
Manual Removal Instruction of Ntpo.com (Time-consuming)
Step 1 Remove Ntpo.com from Your Browsers
Step 2 Uninstall Unwanted Programs
Step 3 Delete Relevant Registry Entries
Automatic Removal Instruction of Ntpo.com (Recommended)
Here are manual removal and automatic removal tutorial. Not only manual removal but also automatic removal tutorial is chosen, you should know that no removal guide is 100% removal. However, automatic removal make your computer cleaner than manual removal. So, automatic removal is advised to carry out firstly. If you insist on trying manual removal tutorial, you’d better back up your system settings in case of accident.