The Virus

The Virus main purpose is to generate a lot of advertising materials and page redirects on the screen of your device whenever you open your browsing program The Virus will also make changes to the settings of your browser e.g. the starting page, the new-tab page, the toolbar, the search engine, etc. Whatsapp Whatsapp Virus

The name used to describe this types of applications is browser hijackers and in today’s article, we will be telling you about which is one of the newer hijackers that you could encounter today. Initially, apps like this seem to be no different from add-ons for some of the most popular browsers out there – Chrome, Safari, Edge, Firefox, Opera and so on.

However, upon installation on the device and on the browser, the user is likely to almost immediately start noticing the changes and the unpleasant effects – the page redirects, the ads, the replaced homepage, search engine and toolbar buttons and so on and so forth.

My Love Co

In some cases, this might not be all that irritating to the user but in most of the cases the presence of a hijacker like My Love Co on the device is bound to trigger a lot of irritation and frustration. It is, therefore, preferable if My Love Co is removed as soon as its presence on the device is noticed as that would prevent it from further flooding your screen with nagging advertisements and would also allow you to restore your previous browser settings.

A tested way of removing hijackers will be provided for you down below, inside our specialized removal guide. You can also use the automatic tool from the current page for the uninstallation of Virus  in case the guide doesn’t solve everything or if you don’t want to manually deal with the removal process.

Some facts about browser hijackers

A very common misconception a lot of people have with regards to browser hijackers is that those apps are actually some malicious viruses that are similar to harmful programs of the Trojan Horse or of the Ransomware class. This, however, is not the case with or most hijacker apps that you could encounter. Sure, the ads can be very irritating and the changes to your browser might make it quite difficult to surf the Internet in peace but as far as the safety of your system is concerned, is most likely not going to cause any damage to it. The problem, however, is that you must not trust the advertisements and the redirects that may spam on your screen. Even if some of them seem to be really interesting and tempting to explore since the offers promoted by them could be really good, remember that a lot of the web ads you might come across on the Internet may actually be linked with insidious infections and hazardous software such a Ransomware, Rootkits, Trojans, Spyware and others and it is therefore better to simply get rid of the hijacker so as to put an end to its advertising activities.


Type Browser Hijacker
Danger Level Medium (nowhere near threats like Ransomware, but still a security risk)
Symptoms Obstructive advertisements and unwanted and unauthorized changes in your browser are the symptoms you can expect if you have a browser hijacker app on your device.
Distribution Method The apps of this category are normally distributed with the help of other free programs by getting bundled with the other programs’ installers.

Remove Virus

If you have an Android virus, continue with the guide below.

If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide.

If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.

If you have a Windows virus, please use our Windows Virus Removal guide. Whatsapp

Whether you use the default “Internet” App for browsing or a different browser like Chrome you need to go to:
Settings/More/Application Manager/All Whatsapp

Locate the Browser/App in question and tap on it. Whatsapp

Now the method is effectively the same for users using both “Internet” and Chrome/Other Browsers, yet for more clarity we have provided instructions for both:

For “Internet” Browser Users:

Tap the Force Stop button. Whatsapp

Now tap the Clear Data and Clear Cache Buttons. Whatsapp

For Google Chrome Users:

Click on  Force Stop. Whatsapp

Then click on Clear Data and Clear Cache. Whatsapp Whatsapp

Restart your Browser. It might be a good idea to Reboot your Android device, just in case.

  • Important!

If you are still seeing Ads in your browser, it is likely they are generated by the websites you visit and there is nothing you can do about it.

However, if you are seeing Adverts outside of your internet browser, then one of your installed Apps contains the problematic Adware. In this case you need to take a look at this guide.

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About the author


Brandon Skies

Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.

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