This morning I found search.hwildforscrapbooking.com set as my browser’s homepage. I was surprised because I was used to my old Chrome homepage. I tried to delete this domain via settings. However, once I restarted my computer, this search engine appeared again. Well, I tried few more times to get rid of it, but I failed. What did I do wrong?
Thanks for the question. The problem is that you are dealing with a browser hijacker. You can learn more about Search.hwildforscrapbooking.com virus in this article. However, we can briefly tell that you cannot remove this cyber threat so simply.
If you want to get rid of it manually, you have to check the list of recently installed programs and browser extensions. If you have recently installed some new program, the hijacker may have sneaked together. In the previously mentioned article Search.hwildforscrapbooking.com virus. How to remove? (Uninstall guide), you will find all manual elimination guidelines. Follow them attentively!
However, if you want a quick solution, you can opt for the automatic removal option and let anti-malware program to do the job for you. In this case, you need to scan the computer with an updated program.
Once all hijacker-related entries are eliminated, you can reset your Chrome and set your preferred homepage and search engine.