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MyLucky123.com – What is it?

 

Basically, MyLucky123.com is not a virus but a dubious search engine created early in August 2016 in order to dodge PC users, it's a potentially unwanted application (browser extension) has been categorized as browser hijacker. When you make some mistake and your PC gets infected with MyLucky123 Search extension, it primarily make some alteration on your web browser like changing your default search engine, start page and newtab links as well. It uses DLL code to disable browser's self protection settings in order to redirect your browser to various advertising websites to generate pay-per-click ads revenue. This is a marketing strategy that allows many online Vendors display their ads directly on victims PC's display for advertising various products and services.

 

These ads will appear on your web browser unexpectedly, may cause several issues like browser crash, system freeze up, extremely slow Internet connection, degraded PC performance etc. you might feel so pissed off and annoyed because advertising pop ups, banners, message boxes and light box will cover up your whole PC screen when you might be playing online games, watching videos, chatting on social website. It won't stop troubling you till it exist in your system.

MyLucky123.com – Distribution

If you know that how MyLucky123 Search infiltrates your PC, you must very careful next time so that your PC will not get compromised. Kindly, remember the following resources that play very important roles in distributing the browser hijacker among PC users.

  • Via drive by downloads from compromised websites or online software stores which are untrustworthy
  • Through Peer to Peer file sharing networks like Torrents and other bundled files sharing platform. If you execute downloaded files from there, probably it will infect your PC with browser hijacker
  • Through free/cracked software and games bundled files or installers that come bundled malicious executable files.
  • Via suspicious Spam emails sent by spamming tool - Botnet as an official email containing unexpected attachments or links. Though if you open it, your PC gets penetrated with MyLucky123.com.
  • Through USB or External drives like Pendrive, External Hard drive, Sdcards, DVD etc.

Precaution Against MyLucky123.com Infection

It is best to keep installed an efficient Antivirus software on your PC and home-computers as well. Even, you should schedule daily scanning routine from Antivirus settings option. Do not forget to keep your PC's Operating system and other applications updated to the latest version. Additionally, be cautious while installing software on your system, always  go through Custom/ Advanced installation and block additional software from being installed if there is any. This how you can protect your PC.

However, this browser hijacker collects your credentials like name, mailing address, phone numbers, email, credit card numbers, online banking login details while you fill forms to buy a plane or movie tickets using your web browsers on infected computers. Therefore, we recommend you to block MyLucky123.com from your Windows PC as soon as possible.

 

How to Get Rid of MyLucky123.com?

 

Method 1: Uninstall MyLucky123.com from Control Panel

For windows 7 users

  • Click on “Start” and choose 'Control Panel'
  • Select 'Programs & Features' and 'Uninstall a Program'
  • In the list of installed programs find MyLucky123 or other suspicious programs
  • Click “Uninstall/Remove' button

For windows 8/10 Users

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen on desktop
  • In the main menu click on 'Control Panel'
  • Click Uninstall a program under programs and features
  • Locate MyLucky123.com or other related program
  • Click Uninstall Button
  • Wait until Uninstall process is complete

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Method 2: Remove MyLucky123.com from your Web Browsers

From Internet Explorer

  • In the main menu choose the manage add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab
  • Choose 'MyLucky search'
  • Click Disable button

From Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find 'MyLucky Search' and click bin icon
  • Confirm MyLucky Search removal

From Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:add-ons
  • Click Extensions tab
  • In the list of Extensions tab
  • In the list of extension locate MyLucky123
  • Click Remove button near it

Important !! - If you still couldn't delete MyLucky Search (MyLucky123.com) from Your PC, We suggest you to download Automatic Removal Tool in order to remove MyLucky123.com browser hijacker from your PC