Remove thenexttask.comthenexttask.com is a web browser search hijacker that will be set as default start-up page on browser affected with an adware or potentially unwanted program. Normally, adware is injecting a code into the browser known as extension, add-on, or plug-in. In the case of thenexttask.com, added code may vary. Authors behind this malicious program intend to mislead computer users by using different titles on their browser plug-in. One obvious sign on the presence of this adware is the abrupt changes on the home page or new tab of your browser. If it starts with thenexttask.com, then, it is clear that you have the malicious code installed. Apart from that, you may also see relevant browser features such as toolbars, drop-down menu, and unwanted buttons integrated to the regular menu. thenexttask.com may not be as virus or malware infection. In fact, it is using a valid search engine application. The only thing that you must worry is the presence of the add-on or extension itself. The fact that your home page is hijacked to thenexttask.com, it is clear that this unwanted program has modified your settings without asking for permission. It has invaded you privacy and just like computer virus, it manipulates some settings for its own good.
How to Remove thenexttask.comByteFence Anti-Malware is a free removal program designed to remove thenexttask.com as well as other malware and adware on your computer. ByteFence scan and removal is 100% free. Please follow the steps below to allow ByteFence to automatically find and remove any traces of malware.
Step 1. Download ByteFence Anti-Malware from the link below. Save the file named bytefence-installer.exe to your Desktop so that we can easily access the file.
Download ByteFence AntiMalware
Step 2. After downloading, navigate to the file bytefence-installer.exe and double-click it. This will start the installation procedure. User Account Control will prompt if you want to run the program, click Yes to continue.
Step 3. On initial launch of the ByteFence program, it will display a welcome screen as shown in the image below. Click Next to start the installation procedure.
Step 4. Next, you need to accept the license agreement before ByteFence Anti-Malware can be installed onto the computer. Choose ‘I accept the terms in the license agreement’. Then, click Next button.
Step 5. On the next prompts, please click appropriate button to proceed. At the end of the installation process, it will display ByteFence Anti-Malware Setup Completed. Just leave the Launch ByteFence checked and, click Finish.
Step 6. Once launched, ByteFence will begin scanning your computer for thenexttask.com along with other malware, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware and potentially unwanted software. The initial scan will take about 5 to 10 minutes depending on the size of your computer. During this scan process you can close or minimize the window. Once the scan has completed it will notify you.
Step 7. After the scan completes you will be presented with a a number of detected malware if your computer turns out to be infected with thenexttask.com along with other risks. You can scroll through the list of all risks detected and check all risks that you would like ByteFence to automatically remove from your computer. (Please not the screen below will be dependent of what risks are found on your computer.)
Step 8. In the bottom right hand corner of the window click the Removed Checked button to begin the removal process. This should take only a few moments.
Step 9. Once complete your computer will be risk free and thenexttask.com should be completely removed. if you have run a quick scan you might want to run a full scan afterwards to make sure any left-over items are removed as well (although items are no longer active you might want to remove them too).
Step 10. Just keep ByteFence installed and its real-time protection and schedule scans will keep your computer safe from now on.
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