Fixing issue of Windows® Internet Explorer® redirecting
Offer tips to fix the issue of Windows Internet Explorer redirecting.
Windows operating systems offer a default browser for surfing the Internet. Internet Explorer is the default web browser of Windows operating systems. Sometimes, their occur errors with Windows Internet Explorer and they will continuously redirect the web browser. Sometimes, Internet Explorer will lead to some other web pages which may be dirty or malicious. Then you cannot surf the Internet properly and you will encounter a lot of troubles. The common reason behind this is the presence of malware such as viruses, worms, or Trojans. They have the ability to redirect the web browser and will lead one to some other web pages or to their own parental website. We can resolve these issues through many ways. One common solution is depending on an antivirus software.
Some of the possible reasons behind the issue of Windows Internet Explorer redirecting and tips to resolve the issue are given below:
- Possible reasons
- Fix issue using antivirus
- Fix issue by reinstalling OS
One of the common reasons behind the redirecting of Internet Explorer is the attack by malware such as viruses, worms, Trojans etc. Malware are programs developed by those who want to harm your system. If the Windows system is infected with any kind of malware, the Windows default browser, Internet Explorer, will also be infected. As a result, it will redirect the web pages continuously and lead to some other malicious web pages. This will also change the browser settings.
Fix issue using antivirus
As we have discussed earlier, one of the common reasons behind the redirecting problem in Internet Explorer is the malware attack. In order to resolve the redirecting issue, run the system with a powerful antivirus. There are several antivirus programs available in the market. We can select a guaranteed product as per our choice. After installing the program into the system, perform a full system scan which will detect and remove all the different kinds of malware in the system.
After the removal of viruses from the system, still if you Internet Explorer redirecting, the reason could be something else. Sometimes, scanning the system with an antivirus software may not help in removing the malware completely. In any such situation, the proper solution lies in removing the Windows operating system and reinstalling it again. This is a drastic step but in certain situations, it is the only method to fix the issue. Reinstalling the operating system will help resolve all the redirecting problems of Windows Internet Explorer.
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