WinTaske.exe is yet another malicious program actively involved in the operation of several nasty browser hijackers currently affecting a lot of computers in various parts of the world. Users are quite fed up to encounter their browser hijacked whenever they open it. Instead of google.com or some other decent start page of their choice they keep facing certain sites which are not genuine and are far away from being reliable search engines.
WinTaske.exe plays the role of a program designed to protect those nasty hijackers from being easily deleted by users. Users may change their home page to google.com manually, but WinTaske.exe will do its malicious job in restoring those unwanted settings back to browsers.
WinTaske.exe and many interconnected browsers hijackers are widely spread in the web today through being integrated with installers of some free programs downloaded and installed by users. It is mandatory that users always pay close attention to what other free applications they are suggested to make the part of their PCs. In case you find the data about certain programs you do not really need to be installed by default, make sure you immediately switch to advanced (custom) installation mode to prevent any of such unwanted amendments from taking place within your system.
WinTaske.exe and related browser hijackers will be installed as a result of user’s failure to be careful. Very often people just blindly click on Next or I agree buttons, without really understanding what they agree with. This is exactly they way the let many other junk utilities to become the part of their computers. We again urge you to be very careful and not to authorize any malware to be brought into your system easily.
Finally, in order to eliminate WinTaske.exe you need to select a proper malware removal tool. Your attempt to perform the removal manually will most likely not give you any positive results. The malware is interconnected with a lot of other trojans which altogether prevent you from getting rid of it easily. We suggest that you perform a complex scanning of your system with a proven malware removal program named exactly like that – GridinSoft Anti-Malware. You will need to delete the infections it finds within your PC and to reset your browsers with its help as explained below.
Anti-malware software necessary to delete WinTaske.exe automatically.
Detailed automatic removal milestones:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware using the download button (above).
- Install the software and scan your system with it.
- At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections related to this hijacker:
- Important! It is also very important that you reset your browsers using GridinSoft Anti-Malware after you delete WinTaske.exe. Shut down all your available browsers right now.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Select which particular browsers you would like to be reset and choose the reset options:
- Finally, Click on “Reset” button.
- You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
- Reboot your system now.
Note! GridinSoft Anti-Malware is a free scanner to identify malware traces in your computer. This means that its 15-day free trial version is only able to detect infections and remove 2 sole malicious items from your infected PC. If the computer is deeply contaminated with viruses, you need to purchase its full version to delete them.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Instructions to prevent your system from being contaminated with WinTaske.exe again:
GridinSoft Anti-Malware renders an excellent tool to prevent malicious applications from being started in your computer ahead of time. By default, this feature is disabled after you install GridinSoft Anti-Malware. To enable the Real-Time Protection mode click on the “Protect” button and hit “Start” as demonstrated below:
As soon as this feature is enabled, your PC will be protected against all possible malware targeting your computer and attempting to launch and install itself. You may click on the “Confirm” button to continue blocking this infected file from being started, or you may ignore this warning and launch this file.