What to do? My Internet got hijacked by FavoriteSearch.org Virus. I couldn’t start my browser likes Google Chrome or Internet Explorer normally. Why had my default homepage been changed to be FavoriteSearch.org without my permission? How can I get rid of this pesky browser hijacker? Please help!
FavoriteSearch.org Virus is reported as a pesky browser hijacker which can hack lots of computer users around the world. It is also known as a fake search engine, a newly created high-level computer infection. This virus is fake research engine even though it looks like Google and Bing because it may display shortcuts like YouTube, Yahoo!, FaceBook, amazon.com etc. below its search box. Everything looks good from its appearance settings. However, things are changed differently after you added it into your add-ons. You can’t browse the Internet normally. You can’t search your favorite any more. Pop-ups and ads are showing everywhere on your computer screen. It is so annoying, isn’t it? What should you do if your computer gets hijacked by FavoriteSearch.org Virus? Will you leave it alone or get rid of it immediately? Well, if you want your computer back to normal again, it is strongly recommended that you should remove this virus as soon as you find it on your computer in case it may damage your whole system.
How did FavoriteSearch.org Virus dive into your computer without your knowledge? Most of you may know about this virus after this virus sneaking into your computer. It is said that this virus can be attached to the third party, such as spam email, freeware downloads, suspicious links and websites and so on. Once FavoriteSearch.org Virus installed on your computer, it can do lots of unwanted activities on your system to keep you away from using the computer normally. This virus is capable of recording your browser history and system records as well as cookies while you are online. The most important is that this virus will change your default home page and search into its own domain. While you are using Favorite Search to search somethings, you may find that the result links it provided are fake and containing other infections (like spyware, adware, malware, Trojans, etc.) if you click on either of them. If you want use your computer normally and safely, you are highly suggested to get rid of this virus as soon as you can before it is too late.
NO.1 In order to keep your computer safe, you should set a complex password when you register email, and often change the password. At the same time, pay attention not to use the same user name and password in different emails which are important to you.
NO.2 Check your website regularly, whether there is a website you do not see it before. When you watch films or listen music on line, the website provides link to download these, you need to be careful.
NO.3 Many people like to download some free software from Internet every day. But you do not realize that many of browser hijacker viruses usually are bundles with free software. So next time, when you download this free software, you should be think twice again.
1. It can be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers without your notification.
2. You are rerouted to some unknown sponsored websites that you have never seen before when you surfing online.
3. You can get a bunch of popup ads show on the webpage which you are browsing.
4. It can be installed on your computer slightly.
5. This browser hijacker can introduce various infections and unwanted programs onto your system,
6. It can investigate your browsing behavior and gather your input information online.
7. It is also responsible for collecting computer user’s private information like IP address and online traces for unethical using of online marketing.
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!
FavoriteSearch.org 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 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 Search.medianewpageplussearch.com
FavoriteSearch.org Virus is a vicious and risky computer virus which should be removed in time once it is detected. Once infected, this browser infection usually displays numerous pop-up ads, coupons, fake offers and free download sources on your screen, asking you to visit harmful sites, download doubtful programs and even purchase unwanted stuff and so on. You should know that this fake websites is not a reliable web. In most cases, people use to rely on the antivirus program and think that their computer is safe even after the virus attacked. But the fact is that antivirus program seems to remove the virus for you clearly. If you reboot your computer, you may still get threat warning from your antivirus tool. Why? It is obviously that antivirus can’t help you remove this infection completely. This virus can only be removed by manual. Therefore, if you don’t have the efficient computer skill, please do not do it by yourself. You are kindly suggested to contact 24- hours YooCare Tech Support Experts for further assistant.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last updated on March 30, 2017 7:22 pm