FreeManualsIndex Browser hijacker Removal Tool

FreeManualsIndex is an unwanted toolbar which works as a browser hijacker and changes all important functionalities of your system, like registry entries, Internet firewall and background. It ruins the overall performance of the system.

FreeManualsIndex Removal Tool


How does it get into your computer?

It comes along with network when you open any Spam mail, install third party software, sharing peer to peer file and via several other ways.

How harmful this is for the computer?

After the infection gets into the computer it will show pop-ups, useless ads, and with all these it will modify default homepage setting of browsers and goes to redirecting the browser to new web pages. The main purpose of these kind of search engines is to generate pay-per-click revenue and the entry point of malware in the computer.

Behavioral changes: –

  1. It starts displaying a large number of ads, pop-ups while you are working on the system.
  2. You will also notice that your homepage, new tabs and search engine have been changed to com, which is a well-known browser hijacker.
  3. It installs other malicious program inside PC like Keyloggers, Trojan, redirect virus etc.

Home Page

Targeted Browsers

  1. Google Chrome.
  2. Mozilla Firefox.
  3. Internet Explorer.

How to Remove FreeManualsIndex?

We are hereby providing you with a proper descriptive procedure on how to remove this browser hijacker, which is residing in your system.

Method 1: By using FreeManualsIndex_RemovalTool

Method 2: Removing the browser hijacker manually.

Scan your PC with FreeManualsIndex_RemovalTool.

To remove the browser hijacker from your system, you can click on the link provided below:

  1. Download FreeManualsIndex RemovalTool by clicking on the given link:
    FreeManualsIndex 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.
    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.
  5. Automatically it will detect and show the active threats present in your system.
  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.
  7. A pop-up will show you all the infected files, folders and registry entries has been removed successfully.

Steps to remove FreeManualsIndex Manually

chrome 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 named ‘ofikjbmmddegbnopggcggbhaolmbhifg ’and ‘bkbpfdkbpbckgkcelkfjjhepmdcdmahi’
  5. Go back to Google Chrome.
  6. Now go to Menu –> More Tools –> Extensions.
  7. Delete the extension named ‘FreeManualsIndex ‘.

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

mozilla 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”; For eg: ‘default‘.
  4. In this folder, delete ‘json.mozlz4‘.
  5. In the same folder, click on ‘Extensions‘ folder and delete the folder named:
  6. Now set the homepage and restart your browser.
    FreeManualsIndex Removal Tool

Tips to Prevent FreeManualsIndex 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 FreeManualsIndex 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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