Portaldosites/Qvo6 is a browser hijacker. It modifies the browser's home page. It is distributed via re-packed freewares - take note the installation of Portaldosites/Qvo6 is often pre-checked.
Several solutions are possible:
Uninstall through the Control Panel
For Windows Vista/Seven/8: Go to the Control Panel, then Programs and Features (or Uninstall a program), look for Portaldosites/Qvo6 and uninstall. For Windows XP: Open the Control Panel, then Add / Remove Programs, look for Portaldosites/Qvo6 and uninstall. Then, go to your browser options and uninstall (if present) the Portaldosites / Qvo6 add-ons. Don't forget the change your homepage. If this persists, reset your browser like this: Reset your browser
. Remove Portaldosites/Qvo6 shortcut for your browser. Right-click the shortcut and select "Properties." > "Shortcut", check if Portaldosites/Qvo6 is not present in the "Target".
AdwCleaner is a tool specifically created for removing adware. Download AdwCleaner
, launch the program then click on Remove. You will get a report about potential infection.
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is a tool known for its effectiveness. It can help remove softwares left behind after a scan using AdwCleaner, or handle other kind of infections.
- Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and launch it (as administrator). Perform a full scan and click on "Show results". Select detected items and click "Remove Selected". If prompted, reboot the PC.
Original article published by jlpjlp
. Translated by jak58
. - Latest update by Jeff