Etype - How To Remove?

Type: Adware

Etype is an adware that gets into computers without users consent and causes a bunch of problems to its user. The program uses system vulnerabilities to get access to random systems and it can easily hijack most of the Internet browsers, for example, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla firefox.

The main purpose of Etype virus is to redirect you to website. This website seems to look just like one more search website. However, it can cause various malware to enter your computer. Not to mention that it is very annoying to experience constant redirects when you are browsing the Internet. What is more, Etype virus can change your homepage, add some unknown websites to your bookmarks list. You will also constantly receive various pop up messages coming out of nowhere. As you understand, this can cause additional malware to be installed on your machine.

We highly recommend to remove Etype virus from your machine as soon as you notice it on your computer. Run a full system scan with a reputable antispyware program, for example, spyhunter . It should detect Etype virus and remove automatically. Follow the steps below for more details how to remove Etype virus:

1. Uninstall anything that is related to Etype: Etype toolbar, Etype Manager, etc.
2. Go to Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs. Uninstall any Etype entries.
3. For Internet Explorer:
Go to Tools -> Manage Add-ons. Disable Etype related entries. Change you homepage from to any that you want.
4. For Mozilla Firefox:
Go to Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions and disable eType, eType Manager, eType Toolbar and similar. Change your homepage as well.
5. For Google Chrome:
Click on Wrench icon -> select Tools -> Extensions, select “Settings Protector” and click a trash icon. Change your homepage.
6. Scan you computer with a reputable antispyware program, for example, spyhunter . Don’t forget to upgrade it to its newest version before running a full system scan.

Automatic Etype removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Etype, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


Etype screenshots


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November 22, 2012 12:45, November 22, 2012 12:45

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