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May 16, 2016

How to remove Nt.searchadventure.net Browser Hijacker?

Nt.searchadventure.net appears on my Mozilla Firefox recently. Someone made it as my homepage and my favorite one is gone. When I try to change it back, Nt.searchadventure.net replaces it again and again. Therefore, I give up. But still, there are some things that I can’t stand any more. It redirects me to Nt.searchadventure.net and other various ad websites all the time. When I am reading news on the Internet, endless ads pop up blocking the contents and I have to close them one by one. I wasted lots of time on those annoying things. The problem is I have no idea how to get rid of it. Is there anyone who can help me out?

Brief Introdution to Nt.searchadventure.net Browser Hijacker?

Nt.searchadventure.net is a browser hijacker which modifies configuration settings on your default Internet browser, such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, Google Chrome and Safari etc. Its developers write this program for marketing purpose. Though it appears like Google, Bing, Yahoo or other similar regular search engines, it will mess up your day. After your browser is infected, your homepage will be changed into unknown search engines. To promote their websites and other related products, this browser hijacker redirects users to Nt.searchadventure.net and their other affiliated websites. Additionally, related ads will pop up on your computer now and then which makes their products popular in a way thus helping its developer generate revenue. Though this browser hijacker is not as aggressive as other computer viruses, it can bring you more aggressive computer threats because the websites you are redirected to and ads pop up on your computer are not reliable and safe. Viruses can be downloaded when you are redirected or click on the pop-up ads. Therefore, do not ignore and leave this browser hijacker program on your computer.

You may wonder why you have Nt.searchadventure.net browser hijacker on your computer. You may not recall when you installed this basty program. Did it sneak into your computer illegally? We have to tell you that it acts a “legit” program in your system because you downloaded and installed it yourself. It is normal that you do not remember when you did before. Nt.searchadventure.net browser hijacker is bundled with the third party programs, such as unknown free software and shareware. To spread software effectively, its developer bundles several programs together and spread them in one install package. When you download free software from suspicious websites, browser hijacker program comes along. It will be installed as a plug-in if you do not cancel it or fail to notice this item during the installation. Therefore, we suggest you read “Items of Use” carefully and stop plug-in being installed. Of course, it would be better if you download software from its official websites.

After it is installed, it changes your default settings to support its malicious activities. First of all, to make sure that Nt.searchadventure.net browser hijacker will work every time you launch your browser, it changes your homepage into suspicious website. Many useless toolbars, hazardous extensions and malicious plug-ins are added to your browser. You may find that it takes much more time to load before you can use your browser. In the second place, browser helper object will be installed to monitor your web browsing activities. The objects you always like to search and the websites you visit the most will be recorded for marketing purpose. As it can spy on your activities online, we are not sure whether they can access your credit card detail and other accounts and passwords. Besides, this browser hijacker manipulates links produces on search engine result and redirects you to Nt.searchadventure.net and other affiliated websites to create traffic when you try to look for information from the Internet. Endless ads pop up every day. In this case, your work day definitely would be ruined.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Removal Guide

1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options

Tools in IE

(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons

Manage-browser-add-ons22

* Firefox:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons

Tools-in-Firefox

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions

Customize-and-control-Google-Chrome-button

(2). Disable the extensions of Nt.searchadventure.net

2. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Task-Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win-8-Task-Manager

And then click Details tab

Details-Tab-in-Win-8-Task-Manager

(2). Find out and end Nt.searchadventure.net’s processes

3. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

Appearance-and-Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

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

Show-Hidden-Files-Folders-and-Drives

(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

View-in-Computer-Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View-Tab-in-Folder-Options-Window

4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries related to Nt.searchadventure.net through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

Regedit

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

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

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Conclusion

All in all, after your computer is infected with Nt.searchadventure.net browser hijacker, it will run slower and slower with many components being installed. Potential computer threats hide on suspicious websites that you are redirected by this browser hijacker may sneak into your system in any minutes. Unknown pop-up ads may contains links to malicious websites. Last but not least, your sensitive data is likely at considerable risk. The cyber criminals may grab all of your money after they access your financial information. For the sake of your hard-earned money and safety of your computer, remove Nt.searchadventure.net browser hijacker manually out of your system right now.

Published by & last updated on May 16, 2016 10:21 am

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