Do you know what Intsearch.info is?
Intsearch.info is a questionable search engine that may not even work currently. Since it can emerge in your browsers without your knowledge or consent, our researchers have classified it as a browser hijacker. Since this hijacker can affect the three most popular browsers, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox as well, you cannot really escape the exposure to unreliable and potentially dangerous web content because Intsearch.info will come up as your home page every time you launch these browsers. One of the main sources of malware infections and online scams is this kind of exposure. By clicking on questionable links and ads you may get redirected to malicious websites. If you have other malware on board, it is also possible that you click on a legitimate-looking ad on a legitimate website and still land on an infected site. We believe that you should remove Intsearch.info if you want to keep your system healthy.
According to our researchers, the most likely way for this browser hijacker to appear in your browsers is that it arrives in a bundle that is packed with malicious program installers. This simply means that Intsearch.info may not be the only problem you have to fight against. Users usually realize that their computers are infected when it is already too late; however, most of the time they initiate the malware downloads themselves. If you are looking for some new free software or tool to install, there is a chance that you end up on one of the questionable freeware sites that are out there waiting for their preys. These site host lots of third-party installers, bundles packed with malware infections. You need to avoid these places if you want to protect your machine. One single click on the wrong button or third-party, and you may start a chain of redirections to more dangerous sites or simply download a bundle of threats. If you want to feel safe, you should delete Intsearch.info right now along with all other threats you may find on your PC.Intsearch.info screenshot
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This unreliable search engine has been found very similar to reeturn.com and resultforquery.com. One thing is for sure: These browser hijackers has one single aim, and that is to market certain third-party websites to generate traffic for them. Therefore, Intsearch.info has nothing to do with providing you with the latest and finest technology of web search for best results; no way. As a matter of fact, it is more likely that those results will be manipulated to include sponsored links and ads, which may redirect you to unreliable websites. However, it is also possible that instead of a results page you will find this message: “This webpage has a redirect loop”, which is on an error page that is displayed when the search results page results in too many redirects. According to this error page, it is possibly a server configuration issue. We definitely advise you to always use major and reputable search engines, such as Google, Yahoo!, and Bing. But first, you need to remove Intsearch.info from your browsers.
This browser hijacker does not have a working uninstaller, which means that you cannot simply remove it through Control Panel. But it is still not rocket science to make it disappear. You need to restore the homepage settings in your browsers; that is all. Of course, instead of restoring to default, you can also choose to overwrite the URL as you wish. If you are unfamiliar with the necessary steps, please follow our guide below. If you want to protect your computer efficiently against malware, we also recommend that you use a reliable antimalware application. If you keep this security tool updated, you will have full-time protection and peace of mind.
Intsearch.info Removal from Browsers
- Tap Alt+T and choose Options.
- Click General settings in the left panel.
- Press Restore to Default or edit the homepage URL.
- Tap Alt+T and go to Internet options.
- Click the General tab and click Use default or edit the homepage URL.
- Press OK.
- Tap Alt+F and go to Settings.
- Under On Startup section, click Open a specific page or set of pages.
- Click Set pages and type in a new homepage URL.
- Click OK.
In non-techie terms:
Intsearch.info is a useless search engine that may show up on your computer unexpectedly and without your permission. Therefore, it has been labeled as a browser hijackers. Apart from illegally changing your browsers’ home page settings, this hijacker may also introduce you to questionable third-party content. Since it is mainly spread in freeware bundles, there is a good chance that this hijacker is not the only malware threat on your computer. In order to restore order on your computer, you should remove Intsearch.info along with all other related infections. If you are looking for a convenient and effective method against similar malware attacks, we can suggest that you install an up-to-date malware removal tool.