Fxsmash.xyz is a browser hijacker. Fxsmash.xyz redirects the browser’s default homepage, search engine and new tab. Fxsmash.xyz redirects the browser through Fxsmash.xyz.
Fxsmash.xyz is regularly manifested on the internet as a helpful homepage. In fact, Fxsmash.xyz is a browser hijacker that gathers all kinds of browsing data such as search queries and cookies out of your browser and alters the browser’s new tab page.
The statistics gathered by Fxsmash.xyz are used for advertising employment. The statistics are sold to advertising networks. Because Fxsmash.xyz collects data out of your browser, Fxsmash.xyz is likewise categorized as a spyware program (browser hijacker).
When Fxsmash.xyz is installed, you will notice the following:
- The default search engine and new tab page in your browser are redirected to Fxsmash.xyz.
- You notice a new Fxsmash.xyz toolbar in your browser.
- Fxsmash.xyz might show advertisements and track your search queries within your browser.
Fxsmash.xyz browser extension will deploy itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser after successful infiltration. Note that no browser developer yet marks this browser hijacker as potentially dangerous.
If your browser’s default homepage, new tab and search engine have changed to Fxsmash.xyz and the Fxsmash.xyz browser extension has been installed in your browser, remove the Fxsmash.xyz extension as quickly as possible from your web browser settings. Also, make sure to remove adware from your computer!
Uninstall Fxsmash.xyz extension from Google Chrome
- Open Google Chrome
- Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “Fxsmash.xyz” browser extension and click Remove.
Can’t remove Fxsmash.xyz extension because the extension is managed?
Uninstall Fxsmash.xyz extension from Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “Fxsmash.xyz” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the Fxsmash.xyz extension.
Select Remove from the menu to remove Fxsmash.xyz from the Firefox browser.
Uninstall Fxsmash.xyz add-on from Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer
- Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
- Open Manage Addons from the menu.
- Remove Fxsmash.xyz from Extensions and Toolbars.
- On the left open Search Providers settings.
- Find Fxsmash.xyz Search and Remove Fxsmash.xyz Search.
Do you still have Fxsmash.xyz in Internet Explorer?
- Open Windows Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program.
- Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
- Select Fxsmash.xyz and click Uninstall.
- Follow Fxsmash.xyz uninstall instructions.
Remove Fxsmash.xyz with Malwarebytes
I recommend removing Fxsmash.xyz with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.
Fxsmash.xyz adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove Fxsmash.xyz with Malwarebytes.
- Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.
- Click Scan to start a malware-scan.
- Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
- Once completed, review the Fxsmash.xyz detections.
- Click Quarantine to continue.
- Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.
You have now successfully removed Fxsmash.xyz from your computer and browser.