Maxresult.net takes complete control of your browser? Each new tab is redirected to Maxresult.net? You have to allow it to stay in the computer because all removal tools cannot delete it? Is your computer safe? What should be done to get rid of the annoying thing? If you are in trouble, you come to the right place. Please read this blog carefully.
Maxresult.net is a despicable browser hijacker which is able to install on your computer through some unfair means. You may not know when and how it enters the computer. In fact, when you download some unsafe free programs such as game installation packages from the Internet, click on unknown links or pop-up windows, access websites that are hacked and open spam email attachments, Maxresult.net has the ability to take the opportunity to slip into the computer. Many computer users do not like it since it controls the browser completely and interferes with users’ online activities via modifying system configuration as well as browser settings. Every time you open the browser, it appears in front of you as the homepage and default search engine. The new tab will also be redirected to its domain or other unrelated sites.
Once its installation completes, Maxresult.net will modify DNS settings and then change your homepage as well as search engine. When you search for something through this fake search engine, you will find that it is just wasting your time. The search results it provides almost all are advertisements. There are many annoying advertisement windows popping up from somewhere when you are using the computer. It also can monitor your surfing habits so as to show some product advertisements that meet your demands, but these advertisements are not credible or are even tied with malware as well as viruses. Once you click the pop-up windows, the developers of Maxresult.net can obtain certain income or you may be forced to install some redundant programs containing viruses. Keeping this browser hijacker makes your computer system become fragile, which enables the cyber criminals to track and steal your privacy or any other valuable information stored in the computer. In order to protect your computer and privacy, you should remove it as quickly as possible.
1. Your computer performs slower and slower.
2. You need to wait for a long time while opening a webpage and your browser runs much slower than before.
3. You are always redirected to some malicious websites.
4. The harmful redirect also causes poor Internet connection and system crash frequently.
5. You will get many advertisement windows when you are using the Internet.
Maxresult.net is a high-risk browser hijacker which will change the homepage and browser settings, and redirect your web search results to random sites containing lots of illegal advertisements, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware virus. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify the computer threat accurately and timely or remove it permanently. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to uninstall it completely from your computer. Users can follow the manual guide here to have this virus removed instantly.
1. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
2. Delete Virus Files
(1). Delete the related registry entries through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Maxresult.net browser hijacker.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Maxresult.net is called browser hijacker, which is able to control various browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome etc.) without your permission and approval. Usually, it enters into your computer with some free programs. During the process of installing these free programs, if you just click Ok and do not pay attention to some recessive terms, Maxresult.net will have the opportunity to sneak into the computer. In addition, clicking unknown links will also point you to download it. It forces you to use its domain as the homepage and compels you to use the search engine it offers, which the legitimate search engines won’t do. It has the ability to record your browsing activity and send to its developers so as to promote some targeted advertisements on your computer. Therefore, you will continue to receive annoying pop-up windows. More importantly, your personal data and confidential information may be leaked. Letting the cyber criminals acquire your information is very terrible. In order to make your computer more secure, you are advised to eliminate Maxresult.net as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on November 18, 2013 6:43 am