How to remove PDFt Search browser hijacker

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What Is PDFt Search?

PDFt Search is a rogue program called a browser hijacker. It got its name from its method of infection. It modifies browser settings to promote find.pdftsearch.net (it is a fake search engine). Users go to this page without their desire because each entered search query will be redirected to find.pdftsearch.net. Virus adds the “Managed by Your Organization” feature to Google Chrome browsers. This means that a virus is controlling your system settings. Like most hijackers, the virus monitors user activity on the Internet and collects personal information. READ MORE

How to Remove CB Search

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What Is CB Search?

If CB Search page (“Powered by Google”) opens when you launch your browser or your searches get redirected to http://cbsearch.site/search?q=[search-query], and you haven’t added the site to your browser settings yourself, that means you have CB Search software on your computer. A piece of software that can alter the default search engine and Start Page of a browser against users’ wishes is called a browser hijacker. Most of the times browser hijackers get installed on computers together with free and pirated programs that users download off of the Internet. This step-by-step guide will help you uninstall the browser hijacker and remove CB Search from your browsers. READ MORE

How to remove AnyRadioSearch browser hijacker

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What Is AnyRadioSearch browser hijacker?

Viruses like AnyRadioSearch have the features of a browser hijacker are distinguished by a fast and stealthy method of infection. AnyRadioSearch enters the system by bundling (attaches to other applications) and secretly changes the browser settings. Changed search engine of any browser will direct victims to anyradiosearch.com page collecting views READ MORE

How to remove Genius Pro browser hijacker

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What Is Genius Pro browser hijacker?

This browser hijacker lives up to its name because it sneaks into the system by secretly attaching itself to some free application without notifying users about it. For some time, users do not suspect that their device is infected. In fact, the signs of the presence of Genius Pro also do not look like an attack by a malicious virus, especially for an inexperienced user. Most of the users think that pop-ups have no harm to the system other than annoying. We hasten to warn you that advertising is one of the ways to infect the system with Genius Pro READ MORE

How to Remove Link Default Search

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What Is Link Default Search?

If your browser’s default search engine has changed to find.linkdefault.com (which redirects all searches to Yahoo), and you are told that “Link Default Search is controlling this setting”, that is a result of Link Default Search browser hijacker getting installed on your PC. A browser hijacker is a piece of software that is able to alter browsers’ start page, new tab page and default search engine against users’ wishes. Link Default Search browser hijacker misuses a feature of Windows intended for administrators of corporate networks that allows them to force install software on computers on the network. As a result, the affected browser becomes “managed by your organization”, while Link Default Search extension becomes “installed by administrator” and unremovable. READ MORE

How to Remove Search.grilime.com Redirect

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What Is Search.grilime.com?

If your browser started redirecting your search queries to search.grilime.com and then to Bing, and you haven’t set search.grilime.com as your default search engine yourself, then there is likely a browser hijacker installed on your PC. A browser hijacker is a piece of software (usually a browser extension/add-on) that alters the default search engine, homepage or new tab page of a browser and stops users from changing those to something else. Some browser hijackers also collect data from browsers – like browsing history or users’ search queries – and display customized ads to users based on their interests. READ MORE

How to Remove Searchingonline.net Redirect

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What Is Searchingonline.net?

A browser hijacker may get installed on your computer one day and start redirecting your search queries from the browser’s address bar to query.searchingonline.net, which will in turn redirect them to Yahoo, Bing or another search engine. Usually browser hijackers end up on users’ computers when users install free apps and don’t opt out of extra programs that are offered for installation. A browser hijacker’s main purpose is bringing more users to a search engine it promotes, to boost its revenue. Some browser hijackers also keep track of users’ browsing habits and show them ads based on their interests. You may follow this step-by-step guide to uninstall Searching Online hijacker and remove Searchingonline.net from your browsers. READ MORE

How to Remove Search.locatorunit.com From Mac

Search Locator Unit virus removal from mac os x

What Is Search.locatorunit.com?

Search.locatorunit.com (Locator Unit) is a fake search engine that your browser may start redirecting you to if you have a browser hijacker installed on your Macbook. A browser hijacker is a piece of software that can alter the default search engine, homepage, start page and similar browser settings to direct more Internet traffic to a search engine it promotes – in this case it is Search.locatorunit.com which redirects all searches to Yahoo. In addition to changing settings, some browser hijackers collect users’ browsing history and search history and use those to show users ads based on their interests or sell the data to other advertisers. A browser hijacker may get installed on a computer along with some free app downloaded from the Internet. This step-by-step guide will help you get rid of the browser hijacker and remove Search.locatorunit.com from your Macbook. READ MORE

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