How to Remove Search9.askthepotato.com

If you have been browsing the web, and your web browser keep on taking you to Search9.askthepotato.com, then your browser and computer is likely infected with a browser hijacker. Don’t worry, this isn’t the type of infection that affects your body; it just infects your computer. Essentially, some program, which you may have or may not have installed on your computer, is likely changing your browser settings to go to this website. This program is classified as a browser hijacker.

One way to remove this program is to find and remove it from your computer. In Firefox and Chrome, it likely hides as an extension; in Internet Explorer, it likely hides as an Add-on. However, just removing the add-in or extension may not be a permanent so you may have to find the program on your computer making the change.

The most efficient way to remove it is to scan your computer to find this issue, with other potential issues. If you would like to go the free route with a quality program, we recommend that you scan your computer with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Whereas most antivirus and antimalware programs cost money, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware has a free version which will identify and remove viruses. We have a full guide on how to download and use Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, including a download link on the page. The paid version is if you would like real-time protection. The reason why Malwarebytes is able to be free is that it has an outstanding community behind it.

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Good luck, and let us know of any questions you have below. We are here to help!