Hi there. I need help of removing search.searchemaila.com out of my browser. I don’t know how I got this, but it becomes my homepage. It appears all the time when I open the browser. I even have been redirected to search.searchemaila.com when I was viewing news online. Besides, I got pop-ups all the time. It is crazy! Is it a virus? How Can I stop it? Any assistance would be appreciated.
search.searchemaila.com belongs to the browser hijacker family. It hijacks your browser and redirects you to its sponsored websites thus helping its developer make money. To get what its developer needs, it performs malicious activities without your knowledge. This malware is very tricky hiding deep in your system. You will not notice its existence before your anti-virus program detects it. Sometimes, it even can escape from anti-virus program. In this case, you will not know something goes wrong on your computer before this threat messes up your days. Numberless ads supported by search.searchemaila.com will pop up while you use the browser. That will interrupt your daily work badly. Like other virus, search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker is able to infect Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows Vista and other systems. It is not an easy job to handle this virus. We suggest you ask computer experts for help.
Once search.searchemaila.com sneaks into your system, it alters the default browser settings and installs browser helper elements to make it difficult to put things back to normal. Your homepage is changed into search.searchemaila.com or other suspicious domains. When you try to replace it with your original homepage, the nasty domain comes back soon. Being your search engine, it doesn’t provide you useful information. Instead, it injects ads in the search results. The links have nothing to do with your key words. After you click on the results, you will be brought to unknown websites. Most of them are filled with attractive ads. You may think that being redirected to ad websites is not a big deal. However, we have to tell you that many viruses hide on ad website which is not highly protected. The websites can carry various viruses after they have been hacked. Lots of users pick up virus when being redirected by browser hijacker. At the same time, you may notice that ads pop up on your screen now and then. No matter when you are watching movie, reading articles or shopping online, the ads just cover the screen frequently. It will waste a lot of your precious time to close the annoying ads. Besides, you can see that many unknown programs are added to your Favorite. Strange extensions, add-ons and toolbars appear on your browser. Hence, it will take a lone time to load a new tab on bowser. The most important thing you need to know is that this browser hijacker is able to collect information on your computer. According to the research, search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker is released for marketing purpose. It will try everything to access your personal data and send it to the remote owner. That may cause serious information leak. You must remove search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker before it can grab your credit card detail.
No.1: illegal movies or music. You may note that lots of illegal movies and music demand a certain media player. The website provides link to download the software, but you need to be careful. The malware like browser hijacker is embedded in the downloaded software on behalf.
No.2: pop-up ads. The cyber criminals usually design the browser hijacker programs very well and make them pop up in an attractive form. We have to tell you that unexpected clicks on suspicious links or pop-up ads may install this nasty browser hijacker on your computer.
No.3: malicious Trojan programs. Most of the Trojans are spreading via malicious software nowadays. Users who access these malicious programs in conjunction with Trojan virus will severally got infected with this browser hijacker.
No.4: ad-supported programs. Many people would like to download free software from the Internet. You should know that browser hijacker program usually is bundled with free software and shareware. It will be installed along with this kind of software as a plug-in. Cancel the plug-in installation to avoid unwanted programs.
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 suspicious 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 Redirect Vrius
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 search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker’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 search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker 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
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
As we talked above, search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker is definitely an unwanted program. It makes change on your browser without your permission to support its evil activities. Not all the websites and ads supported by search.searchemaila.com are safe. You may be attacked by Trojan, Worm, ransomware and other dangerous computer threat while visiting the suspicious websites. Then, your computer will be ruined by the harmful viruses. Also, the reason why you should get rid of search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker is that it monitors your online activities for sensitive information. Do not let the criminals have any chance to access your information. We don’t know what they will do with your information for illegal money. Stop it right now. Locate related files of search.searchemaila.com browser hijacker and delete them completely.
Published by & last updated on October 18, 2016 2:25 am