EasytelevisionAcessnow Browser hijacker (Virus) Removal Tool

Easy Television Access Now is a program that is listed under adware category. It is a doubtful internet browser extension which is classified as potentially unwanted program (PUP). Most of the users believed it to be a form of virus.
Easy Television Access Removal Tool
This threat can access on the target computer without taking permission. Similar to another suspicious extension, Easy Television Access Now focuses on attacking browser application.

It will look something like this:

Home Page

How did it get there?

This application is merged along with a free download. Once the user downloads and installs the free program from the internet, Easy Television Access Now is also installed silently without giving any warning to the user. Some other way through which it enters the victim PC is through spam email attachment, fake software updates and also by clicking on some unpleasant ads or visiting a corrupt website.

How malicious is it?

  1. This search tool changes the homepage and a new tab with a new URL on the browser.
  2. Once installed on victim’s PC, it starts showing loads of ads while user surfs the internet.
  3. Displays banner ads, pop-up ads, in-text links and other various ads to every website that the user visits. Some of these ads may redirect to harmful web pages.
  4. This program does make some changes to the user’s browser settings.
  5. This adware will record user’s browsing history, other important information and the generated report is sent to the adware author.

Detected Behavior

In case the system has been infected with this PUP, the following changes will be noticed by the user:

  1. The user getting redirected to the ad sites, automatically.
  2. An extensive number of pop-ups and banners on the user’s browser.
  3. The browser and search engine settings getting changed, automatically.
  4. Ads may redirect to harmful web pages.

Targeted Browsers

Easy Television Access Now PUP program targets the major browsers like:

  • Internet Explorer (IE)
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

Remove Easy Television Access Now

You can remove the Easy Television Access Now using the following methods:

Method 1: Using EasyTelevisionAccessNow_RemovalTool.

Technique 2: Removing the Easy Television Access PUP program manually.

Scan your PC with EasyTelevisionAccessNow_RemovalTool

  1. Download Easy Television Access RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    Easy Television Access RemovalTool
  2. As soon as you will open the downloaded file a security warning pop-up will appear as shown below, click on ‘Run’ button.
    NOTE:
    You will not see this pop-up in Windows 10.

    Run Pop-Up
  3. Again a pop-up window will appear. Click on ‘Yes’.
  4. A setup window will appear. Click on ‘Next’ button to start the process of installation.
    Setup
  5. Automatically it will detect and show the active threats present in your system.
    Detection
  6. To remove all the threats which are detected, click on ‘Clean Now’.
    NOTE: If any browser are still running, close all the open browsers before proceeding.
    Clean
  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

How to remove Easy Television Access Now manually?

In case you are removing “Easy Television Access Now” manually then do remember that manual procedure can leave behind a few files. S, it is advised to use the tool provided above to remove the browser hijacker satisfactorily without leaving any files behind.

IE Internet Explorer

Steps to remove EasyFileConvert from Internet Explorer:

  1. OpenInternet Explorer (IE).
  2. Go toTools à Click on Internet Options.
  3. From the listed tabs, click on ‘Advanced’ tab.
  4. Under ‘Reset Internet Explorer settings’ option, click on ‘Reset…’.
  5. Set the homepage of your choice.

Browser settings will be reset and the browser hijacker will be removed.

chrome Google Chrome

Steps to remove EasyFileConvert from Google Chrome:

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, copy the following path: ‘%localappdata%\Google\Chrome\User Data‘.
  3. Search for ‘Default’ and then ‘Extensions’ folder.
  4. Delete the folder namedcflnegalbndgdpkbjnjbbplddhdgjjan’.
  5. Go back to Google Chrome.
  6. Now go toMenu à More Tools à Extensions.
  7. Delete the extension named ‘EasyFileConvert‘.

The infected extension will be removed. Please note that the residue files might still be left behind in this method.

mozilla Mozilla Firefox

Steps to remove search.searchtp.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press  window key +R button on keyboard to open ‘Run’ box.
  2. In the Run box, copy the following path: ‘%appdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles.
  3. Click on the folder with“.default” text appended in between the folder name. For eg:   ‘default‘.
  4. In this folder, delete ‘json.mozlz4‘.
  5. In the same folder, click on ‘Extensions‘ folder and delete the file named: ‘@TV.xpi’.
  6. Now set the homepage and restart your browser.
    Easy Television Access Removal Tool


Tips to Prevent Easy Television Access Toolbar From Infecting Your System:

  1. Enable your popup blocker: Pop-ups and ads in the websites are the most adoptable tactic used by cyber criminals or developers with the core intention to spread malicious programs like Easy Television Access Redirect. So, avoid clicking uncertain sites, software offers, pop-ups etc.
  2. Keep your Windows Updated:To avoid such infections, we recommend that you should always keep your system updated through automatic windows update. By doing this you can keep your device free from virus. According to survey, outdated/older versions of windows operating system are an easy target.
  3. Third party installation:Try to avoid freeware download websites as they usually install bundled of software with any installer or stub file.
  4. Regular Back up: Regular and periodical backup helps you to keep your data safe in case the system is infected by any kind of virus or any other infection. Thus always backup important files regularly on a cloud drive or an external hard drive.
  5. Always have an Anti-Virus: Precaution is better than cure. We recommend that you install an antivirus like McAfee or a good Malware Removal Tool like Free Malware RemovalTool. Apart from this we would suggest a regular updating of these software to detect and avoid latest infections.

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