My-Online-Search.com has just appeared then successfully capturing a large number of PC users’ browsers. Secretly modified the original browser settings and forcibly erased user’s favourite homepage, the hijacker replaced the default search page with My-Online-Search.com without being authorized by users. Just because the cunning browser hijacker comes with the appearance looks just like the common search servers of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer, which is enough to confuse the ignorant PC users, making them fall for its tricks.
Using My-Online-Search.com for searching, Internet users are mainly redirecting to some ads websites. Under normal circumstances, these sites provided multiple links concerning discounts, coupons, on-sale products, etc. which is so popular and attractive with the majority of users. The bossy hijacker just seems to have the specialty of blocking all the search results except the ones designated by it. Helping the advertisers promote plenty of goods and services for more and more users, My-Online-Search.com designers can make profits from it.
In this regard, My-Online-Search.com is just a marketing tool. By hijacking users to special websites could bring inconvenience but not be harmful. The redirecting behavior is nothing like what a virus would do, to be fair, My-Online-Search.com could be consider as an unwanted program. But still have to point out that this browser hijacker could give rise to more and more potential safety hazards, and generally, the average PC users can barely notice them until things getting serious on the computer.
Because My-Online-Search.com can redirect innocent users to any websites it want, there might be some malicious websites mixing in the search results. Once visit these webpages which are filling up with many unsafe links, the victims could be naturally led to hacked pages or malware download page, getting infected with nasty viruses or installed tons of malware. In that case, the system will be overwhelmed and collapse in the end.
Since My-Online-Search.com can wantonly modify some settings without permission, PC user’s personal data and files will be threatened to some extent. And the hijacker usually completed the redirect according to user’s daily search preferences, which means PC user’s personal privacy has been violated. If imagine the My-Online-Search.com is peeking at user’s confidential information like login passwords, online banking verification codes, ID numbers, etc. then remotely sending to cyber criminals, the consequence will be terrible. In order to be rescued from the mess, the best choice to make is to remove My-Online-Search.com before it’s too late.
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1)Launch Google Chrome.
2)Click on the wrench icon on the top right corner of the browser, then choose the Extensions in the list.
3)Disable My-Online-Search.com and its extra plug-ins immediately.
4)Restart Google Chrome.
1)Run the Mozilla Firefox.
2)Click on Tools and choose the Add-ons then Go on to Extensions.
3)Locate the My-Online-Search.com and the other items associated with it, disable them by clicking on Remove button.
4)Restart Mozilla Firefox.
1)Start the Internet Explorer.
2)At the top menu, find the Tools and click on it.
3)Click the Manage Add-ons in the drop-down list.
4)Then in the next showing window, select the My-Online-Search.com and all its related add-ons and disable them.
5)Restart Internet Explorer.
1)Open the Start menu in the lower left corner of the computer, then click on the Control Panel.
2)Find out the Programs, click on the Uninstall a program under it.
3)In the showing programs list, search for all programs related to My-Online-Search.com and locate them.
4)Click on Uninstall option.
5)Follow the wizard to complete the removal.
6)Go back to make sure if My-Online-Search.com has gone.
1)Launch the Google Chrome and select the Settings option in the drop-down list.
2)Click Show advanced settings.
3)Click on Reset browser settings button.
4)Go back to the Chrome menu list and choose Settings again.
5)In the Appearance section, click on the Show Home button.
6)Click the Change link, then type an new address in the box.
7)Restart Google Chrome.
1)Open the Mozilla Firefox, click on the Firefox menu button on the top left corner of the browser. Then click the Help then choose the Troubleshooting Information.
2)When the Troubleshooting Information page showing up, click on the Reset Firefox button.
3)Confirm the reset request.
4)Click on the Firefox button and choose the Options this time, then click the General tab.
5)Type a new address as the homepage in the box, then click OK.
6)Restart the Mozilla Firefox.
1)Start the Internet Explorer then click on Tools then the Internet Options.
2)Click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button.
3)Go on to the General tab in the Internet Option, open the homepage box, then put a new safe URL in it as the default homepage.
4)Click to save the changes and restart the Internet Explorer.
Even My-Online-Search.com is not a virus or high-risk security threat to PC system, it is still necessary to pay attention on it and prevent it in a timely manner. Potential unwanted programs could bring potential unwanted trouble. In most cases, most of the PC users are not sensible enough to detect security vulnerabilities in the system at an early time, thus, when the real trouble hitting the computer, it is always too late to take remedial measures, letting the infected computer be ruined by nasty infections.
In order to be effectively against virus or malware and prevent them from invading PC system, we should keep an eye on the computer. If there were any abnormal phenomenon, such as the browser homepage has been changed to some weird websites, and no matter what we type in the search bar or the address bar, we can’t always get the corresponding search results, or there are many strange pop-ups automatically showing up on the screen without reasons, that is when we should realize that the computer might have been infected. Remember to scan the system frequently, intending to search for any unwanted programs or even malware, then uninstall them without hesitation. More than that, the most important thing is never blindly agree those attached installations, in most cases, these attachments are either PUP or virus, once successfully got installed in user’s computer, it will take advantage of the opportunity to make a chao in system and destroy it soon. We can’t let it get its way that easy.
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