Recently, I have suffered a problem of being redirected by searchbrowsing.com hijacker. I’ve tried all my best to remove it from my computer. Unfortunately, I failed. This boring webpage keeps redirect me to its website, no matter where I go it always there. Moreover, each time I start my computer and begin to surf the Internet, thousands of ads come to my screen and I can’t close them. I am trying to figure out how this nasty webpage gets into my computer. But, I still don’t know how this happen after a long time of thinking. Gosh! How to get rid of this annoying web? What can I do?
Searchbrowsing.com belongs to the family of the browser hijacker, which can secretly rule the popular website browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Once this hijacker invades your computer, it has the ability to modify your default homepage and search providers for the purpose of marketing different kinds of commercial websites and then making profit from these affiliate links. It is a kind of unwanted program because it dives into people’s computer by illegal ways and misdirect inexperienced computer users with its inappropriate purposes. Even if this nasty website seems to be a good search engine likes Google or Bing, but the main aim of this hijacker is not to assist you to search what you really want, but make use of you to earn money from the advertising certain webpage. If your computer gets infected, this hijacker will influence you to go online normally. Besides, it will keep redirecting you to many sponsored websites. These webs will be listed under the links of your search results. Lots of random ads will be displayed among the links of search results. These random ads will include many links to affiliate websites as well. Additionally, this hijacker may install other malicious programs such as adware, spyware, Trojan and other kinds of virus, etc, on your computer. Those viruses can collect your confidential data and transfer to cyber criminals in the background. In case these issues happen, it is wise to remove this malicious hijacker from your computer as soon as possible.
How does this browser hijacker sneak into your computer without your permission and awareness? This hijacker gets the opportunity when you download some software programs online carelessly, including free players, download managers, PDF creators, and so on, because this hijacker hides in these programs trickily. Thus, if you want to download freeware from the Internet, you should pay more attention to its installation and plug-ins. The reason why computer gets infected during the process of installation is that computer users don’t keep an eye on the installation steps and they may finish the installation by adding additional tools and making different changes in their system without any awareness and knowledge. It is advisable to make an option for Custom or Advanced installation during the installation, so that you would be able to check all bundles which attached with other software. You should ensure that you cancel options that provide additional download which are not known to you. You should never modify your default homepage or search engine to some suspicious websites, just like searchbrowsing.com, Atajitos.com, and so on. If your computer is infected by this browser hijacker, it is intelligent to get rid of this hijacker from your computer before it makes any damage to your system. Manual removal is the most affordable and effective method to be recommended to delete this hijacker permanently and quickly.
1. It will always redirect you to its web no matter when you start a new tab.
2. It will generate many ads on your screen and you cannot close them.
3. It will change your default homepage and browser settings automatically without your knowledge.
4. Many add-ons will add into your browser with different names.
5. It collects your private information and records your online behaviors.
6. It may bring in other kinds of virus.
Note: If one of symptoms mentioned above is found in your computer, then you must know that your computer is being attacked by the browser hijacker. Since the browser hijacker is so dangerous, once your computer is infected, you should take actions to delete the hijacker. If you are not a computer expert, in case you lose your important data or damage your system, please welcome to contact Yoocare/Yoosecurity Online Expert for help now!
searchbrowsing.com hijacker hijacks your default browser to redirect your web search results and modifies your default homepage and browser settings. Manual removal is the most effective way to completely uninstall it from an infected computer’s operating system, for the season that this hijacker is so cunning and dangerous, antivirus programs cannot get rid of it permanently. Here are the manual guides for users to remove the annoying hijacker.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the dubious add-ons
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
(2). Disable the extensions of searchbrowsing.com
2. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end searchbrowsing.com’s processes
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
*For Win 8 Users:
Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries related to searchbrowsing.com through Registry Editor Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete its registry entries
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
This browser hijacker is so tricky and dangerous hijacker which will influence computer users’ normal daily life if it invades the targeted computer. It will keep you from doing anything normally with the infected computer. It is definitely a nasty and annoying browser hijacker which should be removed from the computer without any hesitation. It can steal your personal information and misused it for this hijacker’s inappropriate goals. It will become a big threat to your personal security if it leaves in your computer for a long time. Moreover, it will damage your system if you do not delete it immediately. Therefore, it is recommended to remove this nasty browser hijacker without any delay.
Suggestion: The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on September 28, 2014 1:03 pm