Remove Lookmini browser hijacker

By | September 30, 2020

Lookmini is a browser hijacker. Lookmini redirects the browser’s default homepage, search engine, and new tab. Lookmini redirects the browser.

Lookmini is regularly manifested on the internet as a helpful homepage. In fact, Lookmini 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 Lookmini are used for advertising employment. The statistics are sold to advertising networks. Because Lookmini collects data out of your browser, Lookmini is likewise categorized as a spyware program (browser hijacker).

When Lookmini is installed, you will notice the following:

  • The default search engine and new tab page in your browser are redirected to Lookmini.
  • You notice a new Lookmini toolbar in your browser.
  • Lookmini might show advertisements and track your search queries within your browser.

Lookmini 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 Lookmini and the Lookmini browser extension has been installed in your browser, remove the Lookmini extension as quickly as possible from your web browser settings. Also, make sure to remove adware from your computer!

Remove Lookmini

Lookmini adware

google chrome logoUninstall Lookmini extension from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “Lookmini” browser extension and click Remove.

Can’t remove the Lookmini extension because the extension is managed?

firefox logoUninstall Lookmini extension from Firefox

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “Lookmini” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the Lookmini extension.
    Select Remove from the menu to remove Lookmini from the Firefox browser.

internet explorer logoUninstall Lookmini add-on from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
  3. Open Manage Addons from the menu.
  4. Remove Lookmini from Extensions and Toolbars.
  5. On the left open Search Providers settings.
  6. Find Lookmini Search and Remove Lookmini Search.

Do you still have Lookmini in Internet Explorer?

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
  4. Select Lookmini and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow Lookmini uninstall instructions.

malwarebytes logoRemove Lookmini with Malwarebytes

I recommend removing Lookmini with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

Lookmini adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove Lookmini with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes OR More information about 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 Lookmini detections.
  • Click Quarantine to continue.

malwarebytes results


  • Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

malwarebytes reboot


You have now successfully removed Lookmini from your computer and browser.

Author: Max

Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

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