Do you know what Broadband-search.com is?
Broadband-search.com is often considered a browser hijacker by many users. It is because it changes homepages and search engines without a user’s permission. If you have already noticed these changes, there is no doubt that a browser hijacker has managed to enter your system. We suggest that you get rid of Broadband-search.com because it is really untrustworthy and you might even infect your system with malicious software if you use it to search for the information. You can get rid of this browser hijacker by resetting your browsers. It is slightly more difficult to reset browsers than delete the unwanted program via Control Panel; however, we will provide you with the manual removal instructions that will help you.
If you wonder what the main reason why you cannot use Broadband-search.com is, you should know that this search engine might provide you with third-party ads that can redirect to the websites containing infections. Of course, not all of these ads are associated with malicious web pages, but the possibility that you will be provided with untrustworthy ads is rather high. There is a possibility that nothing wrong will happen after you click on the ad, but it is also very likely that you will encounter malware. Broadband-search.com might not only provide you with sponsored links and ads, but it might also record your search queries in order to show ads and links for you. It declares that it is not interested in your personal details, but our specialists believe that it is still risky to keep Broadband-search.com. Unfortunately, you will not be able to get rid of Broadband-search.com so easily because it is compatible with all the browsers. In other words, you will have to delete this browser hijacker fully to get rid of Broadband-search.com.Broadband-search.com screenshot
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Do not forget to erase other undesirable programs from your system too. If you wonder how we know that other suspicious programs are installed on your PC, you should know that we have simply found out that Broadband-search.com browser hijacker travels bundled with adware, potentially unwanted programs, and other threats. It might not be very difficult to detect those threats, but if you still face any difficulties, you should know that you can detect untrustworthy programs by simply scanning your system with an automatic scanner.
We will provide the instructions that will help you to delete Broadband-search.com browser hijacker below this article; however, do not forget that it is also possible to get rid of it automatically. In other words, it will be enough to scan the system with an automatic tool, such as SpyHunter once to get rid of all the existing infections. We like automatic tools because they not only delete threats, but also protect systems from harm.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset and check the box alongside Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information and click Refresh Firefox.
- Click the Refresh Firefox button once again.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings and click Show advanced settings.
- Select Reset settings and click the Reset button.
In non-techie terms:
Browser hijackers are really prevalent and you might encounter them if you do not have a security application on the system and install new programs rather carelessly. You might also encounter this threat if you visit various torrent and file-sharing websites and download files from them.