How to Remove Search-shield.com

How to stop Search-shield.com redirects

What Is Search-shield.com?

If start page, homepage and default search of your browsers got turned to http://www.search-shield.com without your permission, a browser hijacker is at fault. Browser hijackers are programs or browser extensions that change browser settings (homepage, search engine, etc.) to a specific site and prevent users from changing them back. Search-shield.com site displays Bing logo on its main page and redirects users who enter search queries to results on bing.com, so that quite a number of users might not realize they don’t actually have a known and safe site bing.com as their default search and start page, so they don’t hurry too much to change them. You can follow instructions on this page to remove Search-shield.com hijacker from your PC.

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How to Remove Secure Finder (Securefindersearch.com)

How to stop http://securefindersearch.com/ redirects

What Is Securefindersearch.com?

UPDATED: This article talks about securefindersearch.com site. If you are looking for instructions to remove Secure Search bar from your browsers, you’ll need another one.

Secure Finder is a browser hijacker; it can change new tab page, homepage and default search engine of a browser to http://www.securefindersearch.com and repeat the change after you try to alter these settings. When you try to search using securefindersearch.com, first you are redirected to feed.snowbitt.com, then to search.safefinder.com, and finally you get search results on search.yahoo.com. If this happens on your browser and you want to uninstall Secure Finder from your PC, please follow this step-by-step guide.

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How to Remove Switch2search (Search.switch2search.com)

How to stop Search.switch2search.com redirects

What Is Switch2search?

Switch2search hijacker may set homepage, new tab page and search engine of the affected browser to http://search.switch2search.com. When users try to change these settings, Swich2search just alters them to search.switch2search.com again. If you want to get rid of Switch2search and restore your preferred search, homepage and new tab page, this removal guide will help you.

How Did Search.switch2search.com Hijacker End up on My PC?

Search.switch2search.com redirects are caused by one of the programs or extensions on your computer. It could be Switch2search extension, or it could be something else. In any case, this program – Search.switch2search.com hijacker – probably got installed on your PC together with software you downloaded off the Internet for free. Freeware sites often add extra apps into their software installers; if users don’t opt out, they end up installing the extra software too.

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How to Remove Mytrustsearch.com

How to stop mytrustsearch.com redirects

What Is Mytrustsearch.com?

Mytrustsearch.com browser hijacker makes start page, homepage and default search of a browser lead to http://mytrustsearch.com website. The site looks vaguely similar to google.com and embeds Google Custom Search to generate search results. Mytrustsearch.com hijacker might also display ads on other sites that you visit. Your browser may become slow and prone to crashes. If you wish to remove Mytrustsearch.com hijacker from your PC, you can follow instructions on this page.

Is Mytrustsearch.com a Virus?

Mytrustsearch.com hijacker is not really a virus, rather it is a potentially unwanted program (PUP). Not to say potentially unwanted programs are harmless though. These applications generate ads and pop-ups, redirect users to specific pages, make fake error messages appear with a suggestion to buy a full version of the app and so on. Like other PUPs, Mytrustsearch.com hijacker may get on a PC together with free software downloaded from the Internet. When you install that free software, you might see a few extra apps that are going to get installed if you don’t refuse. Considering that many users don’t pay much attention during the installation process, it is no wonder they end up installing that extra software.

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How to Remove MPC Cleaner and Search.mpc.am Homepage

How to stop ads by MPC Cleaner

What Is MPC Cleaner? Is It Safe?

MPC Cleaner (or More Powerfull Cleaner) by DotCash Limited is a system optimizer that may have installed on your computer without your participation. MPC Cleaner is supposed to clear your PC of junk and make it run faster. In practice, the computer will become even slower; also, to save system resources, MPC Cleaner may close some applications you work at and cause you to lose important data. This program generates various advertisements in browser windows when you surf the web, while MPC Safe Navigation extension may set your homepage and default search to http://search.mpc.am. You can use this removal guide to get rid of MPC Cleaner and its components.

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How to Remove Thesearch.net

How to stop thesearch.net redirects

What Is Thesearch.net?

If homepage, new tab page and search engine of your browser got set to http://thesearch.net all of a sudden, that would mean a browser hijacker got control of your browser settings. Search results page on Thesearch.net copies Google.com results page; no doubt it is done to keep some users from noticing their search was hijacked. Unlike Google though Thesearch.net results are full of advertisements that are hard to distinguish from actual search results. Thesearch.net hijacker might also generate ads on web-pages that you visit and urge you to download suspicious .exe files. The removal guide below will help you to get rid of Thesearch.net hijacker and get back your preferred homepage, new tab page and default search.

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How to Remove Startgo123.com

How to stop Startgo123.com redirects

What Is Startgo123.com?

If new tab page and homepage of your browser were set to http://startgo123.com against your wishes, a browser hijacker is at fault. Users might not even notice that Startgo123.com took over their browser, as startgo123.com page looks very similar to default new tab page on Chrome, only instead of frequently visited by the user sites it displays popular websites. Startgo123 hijacker also changes your default search engine, however after entering search queries the users are immediately redirected from startgo123.com to google.com. The reason behind this hijacker’s existence is Internet traffic: the more traffic startgo123.com page gets, the more advertising revenue it will generate. Read below to find out how to remove Startgo123.com from your PC.

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How to Remove Mooonly.com (Moonly Search)

How to stop mooonly.com redirects

What Is Moonly Search?

Moonly Search is a browser hijacker; it takes over your browser settings, sets default search engine to Mooonly.com and may prevent you from changing these settings. Mooonly.com is not an actual search provider and the only search result it will give you is a link to trendstyleshops.com, customized for your search terms. You can follow this step-by-step guide to remove Moonly Search from your computer.

Is Moonly Search a Virus?

Moonly Search is a mild form of malware; browser hijackers like Moonly Search are usually called potentially unwanted applications (PUAs or PUPs). Like other PUAs, Moonly Search can be installed together with free software from the Internet. When you install software from download sites, most of the time during installation you will be asked if you want to install several “recommended” programs too. Sometimes you are not asked but told that an extra app will get installed if you continue. And if you rush through the installation, you might not even notice that a few more apps got installed than was planned.

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How to Remove Searchboro.com

How to stop Searchboro.com redirects

What Is Searchboro.com?

Searchboro.com is a fake search engine that generates revenue for its owners by displaying ads on its main page. Searchboro.com borrows Google colors, and even the page itself is titled “Google Search”, while actual search is done by embedded Google Custom Search. All that is probably done to confuse users and make them believe it a genuine Google search engine, so that the users don’t realize their browsers are hijacked. If Searchboro took over homepage, new tab page and search engine in your browsers and won’t let you change them, you can follow instructions on this page to remove Searchboro.com hijacker from your computer.

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How to Remove Www.gogletab.com/en

How to stop http://www.gogletab.com/en/ redirects

What Is Gogletab.com Hijacker?

Gogletab browser hijacker can set new tab page and default search of browsers on the infected computer to http://www.gogletab.com/en/. That page looks very similar to Google Chrome’s native new tab page, while entered search queries are redirected to www.google.com, making it hard for users to realize something is wrong and try to get rid of Gogletab.com hijacker. This way www.gogletab.com continues to get Internet traffic and can start generating revenue by showing ads. If you found out that Gogletab.com hijacked your Chrome browser and you want to remove Gogletab from your PC, please follow this step-by-step guide.

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