What is the “This setting is enforced by your administrator”?

If you are seeing the “This setting is enforced by your administrator” policy under a search engine in Google Chrome, then your computer is infected with a browser hijacker.
The “This setting is enforced by your administrator” was created by Google to help administrators, however cyber criminals are using this type of policy to change your default search . The reason why they are doing this is that because the “This setting is enforced by your administrator” search engines are managed and cannot be easily removed or disabled via Chrome’s Search Settings page.
“This setting is enforced by your administrator”

How does “This setting is enforced by your administrator” get on my computer?

These type of browser hijackers got on your computer after you have installed a freeware software that had bundled into their installation this browser hijacker. Unfortunately, some free downloads do not adequately disclose that other software will also be installed and you may find that you have installed this malicious program without your knowledge.

How to fix all what “This setting is enforced by your administrator” did?

Despite all these circumstances we recommend you to delete Virus, “This setting is enforced by your administrator”, How to remove immediately. You can do it without efforts with special tool – Anti-Malware by GridinSoft.

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  • Anti-Malware finds all threats, that present on PC;
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How to delete “This setting is enforced by your administrator” virus completely?

If you want to delete browser hijacker with Gridinsoft Anti-Malware, you need to do some manipulations. There are several steps how to remove “This setting is enforced by your administrator” virus. Let’s consider them:

At first, you need to download Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. For this, press the following button:

Download free scanner

Then discover browser hijacker and all other threats, which penetrated on your PC. For this, you need to scan PC:

  • Install and run Anti-Malware
  • Move on the tab ‘Scan’ in the main menu.
  • Start scanning process by pressing the button ‘Quick scan’.

Computer scan
The scanning process is completed. All threats, including “This setting is enforced by your administrator” virus found.

  • Wait until the program scans

Wait until the program scans

  • Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button.

Select ‘Move to quarantine’ and press the apply button

  • The program will remove all viruses

Removal process

  • On this step you need to shut down all your browsers, click on ‘Tools’ in Gridinsoft Anti-Malware’s window and select ‘Reset browser settings’:

Scan

  • Specify all your browsers, which you want to reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware and press the ‘Reset’ button:

reset with the help of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware
Reset browser settings

  • You will see successful finisfing process

Reset browser settings

After all this operations you need to restart your PC to activate appropriate settings. After completing these steps, your computer will be fully devoid of “This setting is enforced by your administrator” virus and other malware. To verify this, you can start a re-scan.

Instruction to avoid a re-infection PC by “This setting is enforced by your administrator” virus

You can organize a protection for PC in real-time. It helps you to avoid a re-infection by “This setting is enforced by your administrator” virus. You can do it by using our special tool – Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. To understand that this software is very convenient for you, download a free version of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware:

Download free scanner

After that, activate a feature of the Real-Time Protection. For this you need to do such actions:

  • Open the window of Gridinsoft Anti-Malware.
  • Move on the tab ‘Protect’.
  • Activate Real-Time Protection by clicking the button ‘Start’.

After all this manipulations you’ll see such result:

Activate Real-Time Protection
Activation of ‘Real-Time Protection’ to protect a re-infection by “This setting is enforced by your administrator” virus.

  • Open the ‘Update’ tab and check the newest updates

update

  • At the end on the ‘Scan’ tab choose the Full scan of your system.

Computer scan