Do you know what MyGridSearch.com is?
You will see MyGridSearch.com set as your homepage and search provider if you download software that promises to help you “unleash the power of custom search” from its official website gridsparklabs.com. Of course, we cannot say that this program cannot enter systems without permission too. MyGridSearch.com itself is not a very dangerous search engine, but there is still a possibility that it will not act like other completely trustworthy search engines. Besides, you will not be allowed to change your homepage and search provider unless you get rid of it. Some users find the removal of MyGridSearch.com rather difficult because it might not be enough to delete the software from Control Panel in order not to see the presence of MyGridSearch.com anymore. We understand that a group of people will not know how to take care of this potentially unwanted program that has set MyGridSearch.com, so we are going to focus on the deletion process in this article.MyGridSearch.com screenshot
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MyGridSearch.com does not differ much from other search engines because it allows users to search for the information. In addition, it provides a list of “trending social media articles.” Unfortunately, specialists say that there is still a risk that you will be provided with ads. They might be incorporated among other search results. In addition, nobody can tell you whether this list of articles is not shown for you with an intention of driving traffic to other web pages. Unfortunately, there is a risk that these ads, which you will find among search results, will take you to unreliable web pages. These web pages might contain malicious software and you might infect your system with malicious software very quickly. As you can see, it is rather risky to keep MyGridSearch.com on board, so we suggest getting rid of this search engine and setting another reliable one instead of it.
There is not much information about the methods MyGridSearch.com uses to enter systems; however, it is known that users are informed about the changes it will make and they agree with them themselves. According to the specialists, there is a slight possibility that the program which distributes MyGridSearch.com will come bundled with other programs in the future, which means that it could enter systems without a user’s permission. If you can swear that you have not downloaded it yourself too, there is a slight possibility that it has already used the bundling method to enter your system. If you do not want to allow programs to enter your system without permission in the future, install a security tool and keep it always enabled on your PC.
MyGridSearch.com can be removed from the system only if you use Google Chrome. In case you are a Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer user, you will have to reset all your browsers in order to get rid of it. Of course, you can change your homepage and search engine by hand too, or simply scan your system with SpyHunter. This automatic tool will fix everything for you and you will just have to launch the scanner.
- Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Select the program and click Remove.
Windows 7 and Vista
- Open the menu and click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program and right-click on the software.
- Click Uninstall.
- Launch RUN and enter Control Panel in the box.
- Click OK and then go to Uninstall a program.
- Select the program.
- Click Uninstall.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T simultaneously.
- Open Internet Options and then click on the Advanced tab to open it.
- Click Reset.
- Put a tick in the box alongside Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Click on this button again in the pop-up window.
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If you have removed MyGridSearch.com manually, you should not forget to check whether other undesirable programs are not installed on your system. You can do that by scanning your system with a diagnostic tool which you can get from this website.