Feed.stream-all.com redirect removal instructions
What is feed.stream-all.com?
As with most fake search engines, feed.stream-all.com is promoted using a browser hijacker, in this case a potentially unwanted app (PUA) called StreamAll. This application supposedly allows users to access the latest TV-related content directly from their web browsers, however, PUAs are often installed inadvertently. Furthermore, StreamAll changes browser settings and tracks browsing-related data.
StreamAll and other PUAs usually target browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Immediately after installation, this app assigns feed.stream-all.com as the default homepage, search engine, and new tab URL. It also ensures that these settings cannot be reverted by reassigning them when attempts are made to change them. Therefore, users who have StreamAll installed are forced to visit feed.stream-all.com when they open an infiltrated browser/new browser tab or search via the URL bar. Continual redirects to this website can affect the overall browsing experience. Note that the feed.stream-all.com search engine is useless, since it provides search results generated by search.yahoo.com (Yahoo search engine). Therefore, if a search query is entered, it redirects to search.yahoo.com. Another downside of using this fake search engine and the StreamAll browser hijacker is information tracking. They record IP addresses, search queries, URLs of visited websites, geo-locations, other browsing related data, and also personal data. The information is shared with third parties (potentially, cyber criminals) who misuse private details to generate revenue. Thus, using feed.stream-all.com and StreamAll can lead to privacy or browsing safety issues. Some users might even become victims of identity theft.
|Name||StreamAll browser hijacker|
|Threat Type||Browser Hijacker, Redirect, Search Hijacker, Toolbar, Unwanted New Tab|
|Symptoms||Manipulated Internet browser(s) settings (homepage, default Internet search engine, new tab settings). User's are forced to visit hijacker's website and search the Internet using their search engines.|
|Distribution methods||Deceptive pop-up ads, free software installers (bundling), fake flash player installers.|
|Damage||Internet browsing tracking (potential privacy issues), displaying of unwanted ads, redirects to shady websites.|
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There are many similar browser-hijacking apps (and fake search engines). Some examples include mixSportTV Search Plus, iGames Search, and MovieCharm. Typically, developers promote them as tools capable of providing useful features (e.g. easy access to TV-related content). These are merely attempts to trick people into downloading/installing and using PUAs. They often deliver none of the functionality promised - PUAs and search engines simply generate revenue for their developers and cause various problems.
How did StreamAll install on my computer?
StreamAll can be downloaded from its official website, however, PUAs are often installed inadvertently without users' consent. This usually happens when users click intrusive ads designed to run scripts that download/install PUAs. More commonly, users are tricked into downloading and installing PUAs when software developers use a deceptive marketing method called "bundling". Bundling is used to trick users into installing unwanted applications together with other software. Typically, these apps are hidden in "Custom", "Advanced" and other similar parts of the download/installation set-ups. In summary, information regarding the presence of bundled PUAs is not properly disclosed. Nevertheless, these installations happen only if users skip steps of the download/installation procedures and leave settings unchanged.
How to avoid installation of potentially unwanted applications?
Do not use third party software downloaders/installers. The safest way to download software is using official (and trustworthy) websites. Handle download and installation procedures with care. Check "Custom", "Advanced" and other settings of the download/installation setups, deselect all additionally-included apps, and only then finish the process. Furthermore, avoid clicking intrusive advertisements. They may seem legitimate, but many untrustworthy and deceptive ads redirect users to dubious websites such as gambling, pornography, adult dating, and so on. If you encounter these redirects, check installed extensions, plug-ins, and add-ons on your browser and programs on your computer. Uninstall/remove any unwanted, unknown or suspicious entries immediately. If your computer is already infected with StreamAll, we recommend running a scan with Spyhunter for Windows to automatically eliminate this browser hijacker.
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- What is feed.stream-all.com?
- STEP 1. Uninstall StreamAll application using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove feed.stream-all.com redirect from Internet Explorer.
- STEP 3. Remove StreamAll browser hijacker from Google Chrome.
- STEP 4. Remove feed.stream-all.com homepage and default search engine from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 5. Remove feed.stream-all.com redirect from Safari.
- STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
StreamAll browser hijacker removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.
Windows XP users:
Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.
Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:
Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.
Mac OSX users:
Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.
In the uninstall programs window: look for any recently installed suspicious applications (for example, "StreamAll"), select these entries and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling the potentially unwanted applications that cause browser redirects to the feed.stream-all.com website, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.
StreamAll browser hijacker removal from Internet browsers:
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Remove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:
Click the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for any recently installed suspicious extensions, select these entries and click "Remove".
Change your homepage:
Click the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Internet Options", in the opened window, remove hxxp://feed.stream-all.com and enter your preferred domain, which will open each time you launch Internet Explorer. You can also enter about: blank to open a blank page when you start Internet Explorer.
Change your default search engine:
Click the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". In the opened window, select "Search Providers", set "Google", "Bing", or any other preferred search engine as your default and then remove "Search".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the streamall browser hijacker, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click Start, click Run, in the opened window type inetcpl.cpl In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type inetcpl.cpl and click enter. In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.
Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.
In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.
Click the Reset button.
Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:
Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "More tools" and click "Extensions". Locate "StreamAll" and other recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons, and remove them.
Change your homepage:
Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Settings". In the "On startup" section, look for a "StreamAll" browser hijacker URL (hxxp://www.feed.stream-all.com) below the “Open a specific or set of pages” option. If present, click the three vertical dots icon and select “Remove”.
Change your default search engine:
To change your default search engine in Google Chrome: Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Settings", in the "Search engine" section, click "Manage search engines...", in the opened list, look for "feed.stream-all.com", and when located, click the three vertical dots near this URL and select "Remove from list".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the streamall browser hijacker, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.
After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious plug-ins from Mozilla Firefox:
Click the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and remove "StreamAll", as well as all other recently installed browser plug-ins.
Change your homepage:
To reset your homepage, click the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window), then select "Options", in the opened window, disable "StreamAll", remove hxxp://feed.stream-all.com and enter your preferred domain, which will open each time you start Mozilla Firefox.
Change your default search engine:
In the URL address bar, type about:config and press Enter.
Click "I'll be careful, I promise!".
In the search filter at the top, type: "feed.stream-all.com"
Right-click on the found preferences and select "Reset" to restore default values.
Computer users who have problems with streamall browser hijacker removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.
Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click Help.
Select Troubleshooting Information.
In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.
Remove malicious extensions from Safari:
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click Safari menu, then select Preferences...
In the preferences window select the Extensions tab. Look for any recently installed suspicious extensions and uninstall them.
In the preferences window select General tab and make sure that your homepage is set to a preferred URL, if its altered by a browser hijacker - change it.
In the preferences window select Search tab and make sure that your preferred Internet search engine is selected.
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...
In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.
Remove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate any recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons, and remove them.
Change your homepage and new tab settings:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Settings". In the "On startup" section look for the name of the browser hijacker and click "Disable".
Change your default Internet search engine:
To change your default search engine in Microsoft Edge: Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Privacy and services", scroll to bottom of the page and select "Address bar". In the "Search engines used in address bar" section look for the name of the unwanted Internet search engine, when located click the "Disable" button near it. Alternatively you can click on "Manage search engines", in the opened menu look for unwanted Internet search engine. Click on the puzzle icon near it and select "Disable".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the streamall browser hijacker, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.
In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.
Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
- If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.
A browser hijacker is a type of adware infection that modifies Internet browser settings by assigning the homepage and default Internet search engine settings to some other (unwanted) website URL. Commonly, this type of adware infiltrates operating systems through free software downloads. If your download is managed by a download client, ensure that you decline offers to install advertised toolbars or applications that seek to change your homepage and default Internet search engine settings.
If you are experiencing problems while trying to remove streamall browser hijacker from your Internet browsers, please ask for assistance in our malware support forum.
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