Removal Guide

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Unguarded computers are vulnerable to the attack of the malicious hijacker. This clandestine infection can take over existing browsers, and it is usually detected in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Even though the devious infection is installed through drive-by downloads, you may not understand that it is a malicious threat at first. This is due to the fact that the hijacker changes your home page to a regular looking search engine. Despite this, it is a must to remove hijacker as soon as possible.

Even though the search engine itself does not look suspicious, it may be utilized for malicious actions. Even though it is available in different languages, including Spanish, French and Portuguese, you need to understand that the hijacker has employed the engine for malignant activity. Therefore, even though the Privacy Policy of the website states that it does not collect your private information, it does not mean that a hijacker will not enable malicious cookies to perform this. To prevent this activity, you should not visit any sponsored websites, click on the presented advertisements or interact with the sites you have been redirected to. All of this is dangerous to your virtual security, and it would be best to delete browser hijacker right away. Removal screenshot
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If you have experience with manual spyware removal, you may be able to detect and delete all of the malicious browser hijacker files. On the other hand, if your experience is scarce, you may damage your computer if you make any mistakes. If you want to be 100% sure that the threat is removed and that your Windows system is guarded against spyware – install authentic security software with automatic spyware removal capabilities. Unfortunately, even the most efficient software (e.g. SpyHunter) will not change your home page to match your preferences. Therefore, we recommend following the guides below.

Remove from browsers

Remove from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Options.
  2. Click the General tab, move to Home Page and remove the unwanted URL. Click OK.
  3. Click the icon on the left of the search box and select Manage search engines.
  4. Select the unwanted provider, Remove it and click OK.

Remove from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Navigate to On Startup and mark Open a specific page or set of pages. Click Set pages.
  3. Go to Search and click the drop-down menu underneath.
  4. Select a new search provider and click Manage search engines.
  5. Navigate to the undesirable search provider and click X to remove it. Click OK.

Remove from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  2. Click the General tab.
  3. Overwrite/remove the provided URL and click OK.
  4. Once again tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  5. Select Search Providers from the menu on the left.
  6. Click the unwanted option and select Remove.
  7. Click Close.

In non-techie terms: is a browser hijacker which you should delete as quickly as possible. The infection may flood you with adware and paralyze regular web browsing. To remove the threat from the computer, you should install automatic spyware removal software.

Aliases: Searchalgo.