The MyPlayCity is a browser hijacker toolbar which has the ability to change the settings of your browser. Once your computer got infected from this malicious application, it will also install MyPlayCity toolbar which is nothing but a malware. The MyPlayCity installs itself as a game application but actually it is a malicious program that invite other malicious software programs to attack your computer. This virus installed on your PC when you accept online offers without confirming the authenticity of the publisher, download free software without performing the check. Once you have found that your computer is infected from this dangerous browser hijacker, you have to get rid of this as soon as possible.
Manual Removal of MyPlayCity
Once the MyPlayCity is installed on your computer, you have to remove this virus. You can get rid of this application through automatic tools, as well as manually. The manual process is complicated, and different for different browsers; however, if you are an expert computer user, you can remove this malicious application from your computer by using the following steps.
Uninstall the Application through Add Remove Programs
Just press the start button, go to settings, and select control panel. Here you can see various options that are alphabetically ordered. You have to double click the Add/Remove Programs option. Here you need to find the following programs:-
- MyPlayCity Toolbar
- Search Protect by Conduit
- Farm Frenzy 2
When you are able to find all or some of the above mentioned toolbars, select them one by one, there will be a button remove/uninstall the application. When you click on that button the application will be uninstalled.
Remove MyPlayCity From Internet Explorer
Just open the internet explorer, and click on “File” menu, select “tools”, and select “Internet options”. Now you have to click on the “Advanced” tab, and select “Reset”. Uncheck the “Delete Personal Setting” box, and press Reset button again. Once the Rest is complete just click on the “Close” button, and select “OK” to go out of the internet explorer. You have to delete the registry entries related to the MyPlayCity, and in this regard you have to open the registry editor, and navigate and delete the following registry entry:-
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Remove MyPlayCity From Google Chrome
First of all you have to open the chrome, and go to the menu which is available in the top right corner of the screen. Here you have to select the “Settings”, and locate “On startup” section. Here you have to choose the “Set Pages” option, and delete the MyPlayCity or start.myplaycity.com from the search pages. To do this you have to use the “x” symbol available on the right side of the screen. After that, you have to set your preferred startup page as www.google.com. Now you have to go to the “appearance” section, and enable the option “Show Home Button” by checking in. When you select “Change”, you can see the screen where “Open this page” option is enabled, and in the box you can see hhtp:\startmyplaycity.com. You have to simply remove that, and press “OK”. Now you have to go to preferred search engines section, and change your preferred search engine to the Google, and delete the MyPlayCity or conduit from the list of search engines. You also have to remove the MyPlayCity from the extensions by by deleting it from there, and restart your Google Chrome to check the effectiveness of the changes you have just made.