Remove Isearch.SafeFinder.net (Virus Removal Guide)

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Isearch.SafeFinder.net is a browser hijacker, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will set your browser homepage and set your default search engine to isearch.safefinder.net. Isearch.SafeFinder.net will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. The Isearch.SafeFinder.net infection is used to boost advertising revenue, as in the use of blackhat SEO, to inflate a site’s page ranking in search results. Isearch.SafeFinder.net it's technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities … [Read more...]

How to remove Websearch.WebIsAwsome.info (Virus Removal Guide)

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Websearch.WebIsAwsome.info is a browser hijacker, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will change your browser homepage and default search engine to http://websearch.webisawsome.info. Websearch.WebIsAwsome.info will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. The Websearch.WebIsAwsome.info hijack is used to boost advertising revenue, as in the use of blackhat SEO, to inflate a site’s page ranking in search results. Websearch.WebIsAwsome.info it’s technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as … [Read more...]

How to remove Websearch.SearchSun.info (Virus Removal Guide)

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Websearch.searchsun.info is a browser hijacker, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will change your browser homepage and default search engine to http://websearch.searchsun.info. Websearch.searchsun.info will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. The Websearch.searchsun.info hijack is used to boost advertising revenue, as in the use of blackhat SEO, to inflate a site’s page ranking in search results. Websearch.searchsun.info it’s technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit … [Read more...]

Remove “InstallX Search Protect for Yahoo – Alert” pop-up virus

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InstallX Search Protect for Yahoo - Alert is a potentially unwanted program that is designed to protect Yahoo Search and make sure this program remains installed and unchanged by other third party programs. The InstallX Search Protect for Yahoo program is a part of the "Yahoo Search Protect" program, and is developed by InstallX, a company known for their malicious programs. InstallX Search Protect for Yahoo is typically added when you install another free software (video recording/streaming, download-managers or PDF creators) that had bundled into their installation this program. Very often users have no idea where did it come … [Read more...]

How to remove Speed-Find.com (Virus Removal Guide)

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Speed-Find.com is a browser hijacker, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will change your browser homepage and default search engine to Speed-Find.com. This in itself is not considered malicious as there are many legitimate programs that change these settings as well. What is considered malicious, though, is that it will also append the argument http://Speed-Find.com/ to random Windows shortcuts on your desktop and your Windows Start Menu. The Speed-Find.com homepage will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. The … [Read more...]

Remove Lightning SpeedDial new tab (Removal Guide)

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Lightning SpeedDial is a browser extension, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will change your browser homepage to Lightning SpeedDial NewTab. Lightning SpeedDial will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. The Lightning SpeedDial hijack is used to boost advertising revenue, as in the use of blackhat SEO, to inflate a site’s page ranking in search results. Lightning SpeedDial homepage was installed by an an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link … [Read more...]

How to remove Trovigo.com redirect (Virus Removal Guide)

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Trovigo.com is a browser hijacker, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will change your browser homepage and default search engine to http://trovigo.com. Trovigo.com will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. The Trovigo.com hijack is used to boost advertising revenue, as in the use of blackhat SEO, to inflate a site’s page ranking in search results. Trovigo.com it’s technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities to hook deep into the operating system, browser hijacking, … [Read more...]

How to remove Search.StartNow.com (Virus Removal Guide)

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Search.StartNow.com is a browser hijacker, which is promoted via other free downloads, and once installed it will change your browser homepage http://search.startnow.com to and default search engine to http://search.yahoo.com. Search.StartNow.com will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. The Search.StartNow.com hijack is used to boost advertising revenue, as in the use of blackhat SEO, to inflate a site’s page ranking in search results. Search.StartNow.com it’s technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit … [Read more...]