Pushcofeepro.com Ads Pop-ups – How to fix your browser?

Written by Valdis Koks

Pushcofeepro.com search hijacker is a sort of virus that injects into your system, and after that modifies the browser search engine configurations in your web browser to one which it desires. It also makes different undesirable changes that might trigger personal data leaks, in addition to other malware injection. In this article, you will see the manual of Pushcofeepro.com hijacker clearing in various strategies, as well as additionally the method of making your browser as good as new.

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Pushcofeepro.com Info

Name Pushcofeepro.com extension
Type Browser hijacker1
Short Description The unwanted software that amends important browser settings without the user’s permission.
Symptoms The Pushcofeepro.com hijacker replaces the browser parameters set by the users and replaces these settings with its own values.
Distribution Method Bundling with Freeware or Shareware, misleading pop-up ads produced by adware.
Detection Tool Inspect If Your System Has Been Affected by the Pushcofeepro.com hijacker.

The ways of injection of Pushcofeepro.com search hijackers are numerous. Many of them come from the malware dispersing with the malvertising or malicious web links of different web sites. Sometimes, your PC may be infected with this malware with the trojan-downloader, which is put into action to disperse various other malware. There is a solitary kind of this unwanted program – web browser plugin that might build into any kind of web browser which supports the add-on setup2.

You will not likely mount this plugin on your own, since their names are really dubious, and the capability is very questionable. The “creators” of Pushcofeepro.com hijacker usually state that it can save the .doc/.docx files from the websites already to .pdf format, or to save the entire site on your disk. It is very hard to picture if somebody can be needed in such functions in 2022, when the Internet access is not time-limited and every system has the ability to open the needed .docx documents at Google Docs.

Nevertheless, besides their uselessness, they can easily be spotted in the Chrome Web Store. Certainly, virus experts sound the alarm concerning such spam into the official source of browser extensions, requiring the Google response – eliminating these extensions from their site. However, they are still not hurrying to fix that protection issue.

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Is the Pushcofeepro.com virus?

At the first sight, you can assume that these redirects are only bothersome, but not hazardous. Due to this reason a number of people are just playing for time as opposed to getting rid of this malware, obtaining more and more chances of being infected with numerous other viruses, which are far more severe than Pushcofeepro.com is.

Besides the modified browser search engine or search engine result, you may additionally see different promotions even on those sites that do not have any promotions on it by default. And you may unintentionally misclick while shutting off the ad, and initiate the downloading of an unknown file, which can be a virus, or a potentially undesirable application, or perhaps ransomware – whatever the maintainers of this hijacker desire.

If your web browser is corrupted due to the Azorult trojan task, the system can begin malfunctioning soon – this symptome is among the most usual in case of trojan infiltration.

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How to remove Pushcofeepro.com?

First, let me say several words about prevention the Pushcofeepro.com malware infiltration. It is really easy to refer to the methods of securing your computer from such irritating things as browser hijackers, however, it is very easy to be caught on this bait perhaps even being an experienced user. As it was stated above, this malware may hide after the attractive (at the first sight) promotion, or in packs with various other adware you can get in dozens of methods. However, regardless of the common complexity of the injection techniques, it is extremely simple to stay clear of the Pushcofeepro.com hijacker appearing in your system:

  • Do not follow the dubious links;
  • Restrict the usage of pseudo-free software (one which is offered as free, but has an additional unwanted programs in its pack);
  • Leave the habit of clicking advertisements on the web. If you need to buy something, it is better to google it;
  • Avoid downloading the files from dubious sources, like forums or file sharing websites.

Preparation before removing Pushcofeepro.com.

Before starting the actual uninstall procedure, we recommend that you do the following introductory milestones.

  • Make sure you have this hands-on tutorial always ready to utilize.
  • Do a backup of all of your data, including the stored logins, passwords as well as various other credentials. You need to support your details with a cloud back-up solution and make certain your documents are shielded from any kind of kind of loss, also from the most serious infections.
  • Wait till the lasting back-up process mores than.

Step 1: Uninstall Pushcofeepro.com and related software from Windows

Here is a technique in few simple stages that should be able to uninstall most applications. Either you use Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, these milestones will work well. Moving the app or its folder to the Trash can be a very wrong idea. In case you do that, remnants of the app may remain, and that can cause the unstable performance of your system, malfunctions with the file type associations and other unpleasant behavior. The effective solution to get an app off your device is to remove it manually. To do that:

1. Keep holding the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will soon arrive.

Windows keyboard R

2. In the field that appeared, type in “appwiz.cpl” -1  and choose OK – 2.

Run appwiz.cpl


3. This will open a window with all the apps available on the device. Choose the app that you want to get rid of, then choose “Uninstall

Follow the steps above and you will successfully get rid of most unwanted apps.

Step 2: Get rid of Pushcofeepro.com from all your available browsers.

Mozilla FirefoxGoogle ChromeInternet ExplorerMicrosoft Edge

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox. Go to its menu window

2. Choose the “Add-ons” icon in the menu.

3. Find the unwanted extension and select “Remove

Mozilla Firefox Add-ons Remove

4. Upon deleting the extension, reload Mozilla Firefox, closing it with the help of a red “X” button in the upper right corner and start it again.

1. Launch Google Chrome and go to its drop menu

Google Chrome drop menu click

2. Click on “Tools” and then in the extended menu select “Extensions

Google Chrome Tools select Extensions

3. In the “Extensions” menu find the unwanted extension and apply the “Remove” button related to it.

Google Chrome Extensions Remove

4. As soon as the extension is deleted, reload Google Chrome by closing it by means of the red “X” button at the top right corner and launch it again.

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click on the gear icon marked ‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and choose ‘Manage Add-ons’


3. In the “Manage Add-ons” window, locate the extension you want to delete and then click “Remove”. A pop-up window will come up to inform you that you are about to delete the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and choose “Remove”.

Internet Explorer extension removal

4. Once the unwanted extension is deleted, reload Internet Explorer by shutting it down from the red “X” button located at the top right corner and launch it again.

1. Launch Edge

2. Access the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.

3. From the drop menu choose “Extensions”.

Microsoft Edge menu Extensions

4. Locate the suspected dangerous extension you want to delete and then click on the Remove button.

Microsoft Edge Extensions Remove

Step 3: Clean any registries that could be added by Pushcofeepro.com on your device.

The usually attacked registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by going to the Windows registry editor and getting rid of any values added by Pushcofeepro.com. Follow the steps below:

  1. Start the Run Window command once again, type “regedit” and click OK.Window command regedit
  2. As soon as you open it, you can freely go to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are displayed above.Window command Run and RunOnce keys
  3. You can delete the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and deleting it.Window command regedit delete the value virus

Tip: To locate a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and select “Modify” to find which file it is set to run. If this is the malware file location, delete the value.

Step 4: Scan for Pushcofeepro.com with Loaris Trojan Remover

1. Click on the “Download” button to proceed to Loaris Trojan Remover download.

It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by Trojan Remover. Click on the corresponding links to check License AgreementPrivacy Policy.

2. Click “Install” to start.

Loaris Trojan Remover Install

There were 4 scan types suggested:

  • Standard Scan.
  • Full Scan.
  • Custom Scan.
  • Removable Scan.


3. After the installed has finished, click on the ‘Scan’ tab. Click on ‘Full Scan’.

Loaris Trojan Remover Full Scan

4. Once the scanning is started, Loaris will initiate the thorough analysis of your device and may soon identify specific threats currently slowing down the performance of your system. Make sure to wait until the scanning is completed to let the software fully evaluate the safety of your workstation.

Loaris Trojan Remover - scan in process

5. After Loaris Trojan Remover has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button. There were options to move the files to quarantine, ignore or delete them.

Loaris Trojan Remover - show viruses

If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


  1. About browser hijackers on Wikipedia
  2. Possible danger of free browser extensions

About the author

Valdis Koks

Security engineer, reverse engineering and memory forensics

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