Can virus be dangerous?

We haven’t mentioned that this program may appear on your computer without downloading it. It falls into ‘browser hijackers’ subcategory due to its ability to affect all web browsers on a victimized computer. virus replaces your homepage and default search provider without your permission and doesn’t allow to remove it that easily. The mission of this application is to cause continuous redirects to and make the user search the web via it, and, as if that weren’t enough, it sets this URL as homepage and new tab page address as well. The developers make a fortune while you are stuck with viewing modified search results that are set to benefit someone else and not you. you various advertisements;

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If you go tired with constant redirections and not being able to browse as usually anymore, you should remove and use a relaible search provider. If you want to prevent its infiltration, you have to avoid suspicious and clearly misleading programs that promise things that are too good to be truth. Such PUPs as are mostly spread in a bundle with various freewares and sharewares that are promoted either on reputable or on suspicious websites. Yes, it contains buttons leading to IMDb, YouTube, and similar websites that contains videos; Besides this, provides easy-access links to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Gmail, LinkedIn, Vimeo, Amazon, Bizrate,,, and similar sites.


If you discovered this search engine without your permission asked, you should stay away from it. You might also open a certain website that supports advertisement pop-ups, and you get spammed with lots of them the moment you click something on that site. However, if you use it for a while, you will notice that it shows much more ads among your search results and your search results are not that accurate. That is why the efforts to remove end up resultless. When the hijacker redirects you to Yahoo Search, it can add its own links, and they are likely to include sponsored links, advertisements.

If you make a search using this website, you will see that it includes numerous commercial pages in your search results. programs that are mentioned in Automatic program’s removal guide.  it may enter your computer behind your back, it may flood you with annoying advertisements and alter your search results. Usually browser hijackers are not picky and settle with various applications. This hijacker also displays a panel right below the main search box that contains thumbnail links to popular and also questionable websites ( and virus provided below. There might be ads leading to malicious websites as well, so you should be extremely careful if you click or interact with them in any other way.

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How to remove Search virus from my computer?

Most of the users have reported that virus has started to show up on their browsers after they have downloaded some freeware. Be more careful when installing any software from the Internet, especially if it is free of charge, because, most of the times, browser hijackers take over your system during the installation of other applications. However, even if you complete the given steps, we would still recommend you to scan the computer with a reliable antimalware tool. Additionally, read EULA (End User License Agreement) beforehand. Hopefully, you see now how easy it is to infect your computer with malware. If you have already installed on your PC, remove it from your computer ASAP.

Manual Removal Instructions.

Delete related applications

Uninstall from Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  1. Click Start and go to Control Panel.
  2. Choose Uninstall a program and uninstall

Uninstall from Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and access Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove programs and remove

Uninstall from Windows 8

  1. Click Windows key + R simultaneously and type in Control Panel.
  2. Tap Enter and navigate to Uninstall a program.
  3. Find the undesirable application and uninstall

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Delete from your browsers

Remove from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer and choose Gear icon.
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  2. Open Manage add-ons and delete the undesirable extensons.
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  3. Click Gear icon again and go to Internet Options.
  4. In the General tab, replace the current home page with the one you prefer.
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  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Gear icon one more time and access Internet Options.
  7. Move to the Advanced tab and select Remove
  8. Mark the box and tap Reset again.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start your browser and open the menu.
  2. Seletc Add-ons and navigate to the Extensions.ff-settings-menu Remove
  3. Remove the unwanted extensions from the list.
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  4. At the same time click Alt+H.
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  5. Choose Troubleshooting information and tap Reset.
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  6. When the new dialog box appears, tap Reset again.

Remove from Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser and open the menu.
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  2. Choose Tools and go to Extensions.
  3. Select the undesirable add-on and tap Trash icon next to it.
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  4. Access menu again and move to Settings.
  5. Click Manage Search engines under Search and delete the current search engine.
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  6. Choose a new search tool.
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  7. Open Settings and Click Show Advanced settings.
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  8. Tap Reset browser settings and then tap Reset one more time to confirm your action.

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