How to Remove Browse-Search.com Hijacker?(www.browse-search.com Removal Guide)

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How to Remove Browse-Search.com Hijacker?(www.browse-search.com Removal Guide)

Postby Frances » 2014-01-13 22:28


www.browse-search.com enters into your computer and changes your browser’s homepage to www.browse-search.com without your permission? What is www.browse-search.com? Is this website safe? This post shows you more details and a step by step removal guide to get rid of this hijacker.

www.browse-search.com Browser Hijacker Description:

www.browse-search.com is classified as a browser hijacker virus which usually promoted via free downloads. www.browse-search.com seems like it is a genuine and really helpful search provider. However it is potentially unwanted. www.browse-search.com usually comes into users computer bundled with third parties. www.browse-search.com can corrupts all the most common used browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer.

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Once installed You may find that your browser home page and default search engine are changed to www.browse-search.com without your consent and knowledge. And you may find that the main screen of www.browse-search.com is full of unknown links. www.browse-search.com is an ads-supported search engine and you can not get reliable search results from this domain because the search results from www.browse-search.com are filled with advertisements and sponsored links. You may receive many annoying pop up advertisements and when you search for something you might be redirected to some other unknown website which may contains malicious programs.

You may find that when you use this fake search engine you will be redirected to some other unknown site where ads and sponsored links occupied the results page. On the other hand, browser hijackers like this www.browse-search.com is capable of using cookies to collect users online traces or personal informations for unethical marketing. You are nor recommended to use www.browse-search.com and keep it on your computer.

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How Your Computer Gets Infected with the www.browse-search.com Hijacker?


Usually www.browse-search.com comes bundled with free applications from the internet, such as free softwares, videos, system utilities. When you download and install these free applications you may agree to install the www.browse-search.com on your computer. For example when you download and install these free programs from Internet you may agree to get www.browse-search.com and other unknown programs installed together if you just keep click on the I Agree or Accept button during installation setup.

Computer users should pay more attention on their online activity and should always be thoughtful and careful when they install something. Always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you.

www.browse-search.com is potentially unwanted considering its behavior shown above. If you already get infected with this redirect virus, you should remove it as soon as possible. Follow this step by step removal guide below to do that.


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www.browse-search.com Browser Hijacker Virus Removal Instructions Overview

    Step 1. Uninstall Browse-search.com related program from Computer
    Step 2. Remove Browse-search.com related extensions and reset your browsers(manually)
    Step 3. Clean residing files, invalid registry entries and junk files using Cloud System Booster

    Malware Prevention Tips(IMPORTANT)



Step 1 Uninstall Browse-search.com Related Program from Computer through Control Panel

Windows 7/Vista users:
    Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel".
    Locate "Programs", "Uninstall a Program".
    Look for Browse-search.com related program, select this entry and click Uninstall.

Windows XP users:
    Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel".
    Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features".
    Look for Browse-search.com related program, select this entry and click Remove.


    Please note, www.browse-search.com related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any suspicious or unfamiliar third party program.

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Step 2 Remove Browse-search.com Related Extensions and Reset your Browsers

* For Internet Explorer

    1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
    2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for any unwanted add-on and remove it if located.
    3. Click on Search providers, remove the www.browse-search.com engines from the list.
    3. Go to Tools> Internet Options> General > Replace http://www.browse-search.com/ with a desired domain like www.google.com> Click Apply to complete the operation.
    4. Close your Internet Explorer, right click on your IE shortcut and then click on the Properties option.
    In the shortcut tab, remove http://www.browse-search.com/ from the Target box, click on Apply and OK to save the change.



* For Mozilla Firefox

    1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.
    2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the any unwanted add-on extensions and plugins and remove or disable it.
    3. Enter “about:config” in url bar. This will open settings page.
    4. Type "Keyword.url ",“browser.search.defaultengine”,then “browser.search.selectedengine”, "browser.newtab.url" in the search box,Right-click and reset. This will make sure that the www.browse-search.com won’t launch on itself.
    5. Go to Tools> Options> General> Replace http://www.browse-search.com/ with a preferred domain> Click OK to complete the change.
    6. Close your Firefox, right click on your Firefox shortcut and then click on the Properties option.
    In the shortcut tab, remove http://www.browse-search.com/ from the Target box, click on Apply and OK to save the change.



*For Google Chrome

    1 Click on Wrench or 3-Bars icon next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions,disable or uninstall unwanted extensions .
    2 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘settings’ > ‘Manage search engines'.
    Click on the X to remove www.browse-search.com and make google.com as your default search engine.
    3 Go to ‘Wrench or 3-Bars icon’ > ‘Settings’ > ‘Appearances’> ‘Show Home button’, click on the Change button to change your browser homepage.
    4. Close your Google Chrome, right click on your Chrome shortcut and then click on the Properties option.
    In the shortcut tab, remove http://www.browse-search.com/ from the Target box, click on Apply and OK to save the change.




Optional Troubleshoot--Remove Toolbar/Extensions and Repair Browsers Using Anvi Slim Toolbar

    Anvi Slim Toolbar is a secure, expeditious and user-friendly tool developed by Anvisoft to better help computer users detect and remove malicious toolbars, browser add-ons, extensions and plugins. Anvi Slim Toolbar is also available for repairing web browser problem caused by malicious toolbars or other malwares such as adware,browser hijacker and redirect virus.


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    1 Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar. On the main screen of this program, please click on the Scan button to scan your computer.

    2 Click on the Manage button to view details about the found toolbars and remove the unwanted one.


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    3 Click on the Browser Repair button to repair your browser. Select the relative browser that you need to repair. Currently, Anvi Slim Toolbar can repair commonly used browser such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.

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    Note: Chances are exist that it fails to detect some malicious toolbars or repair browser settings, in such case please report the malicious toolbar and domain to us then will analyze and add them to our database as soon as possible.

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Step 3 Clean Residual Files, Invalid Registry Entries and Junk Files Using Cloud System Booster

    Cloud System Booster is a small and high efficient utility based on cloud technology which can run on most versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System. Cloud System Booster consists of four main function module including Registry Cleaner, Disk Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair to maximize your PC performance by cleaning junk files, disabling unneeded services, clearing 3rd party applications, and repairing registry errors.

    Cloud System Booster also can protect your privacy by cleaning your browsing history, temporary internet files, browser cookies and extensions, minimizing the chance of falling into Internet scam. Please download and install the system cleaner tool Cloud System Booster by clicking download link below:


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    2 Install Cloud System Booster. Go to Disk Cleaner, Internet Explorer,Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox tab, please select Internet Explorer Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies option, and then back to the main screen of Cloud System Booster. You can also check the items you want to clean or optimize from Registry Cleaner, Optimizer and PC Repair module.

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    3 Now you can click on the Quick Care button to clean your computer quickly. When the scan finished, click Clear button to remove those junk files, browser cookies, invalid registry entries to maximize your computer performance. (You may also click the numbers to view detailed results.)

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    Malware Prevention Tips (IMPORTANT)

      To make sure the computer is clean from www.browse-search.com and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.

      Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove latest malware threats including Trojan, ransomware, worms, backdoors and malicious adware. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.



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      Important Tips: To block Popup ads and any unwanted or malicious website, you can take advantage of this ads-block tool--Anvi AD Blocker(which is available and free in Toolbox of Anvi Smart Defender Pro, the picture shown above). Anvi AD Blocker is designed to automatically filter and block malicious websites, phishing sites, pop-up ads, etc. to build a solid browser hijacker defense to your system. Please click the “Free Download” picture below to download this tool directly.

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      For instance, to block the www.browse-search.com from your web browser, you can just add this www.browse-search.com to the blacklist of Anvi AD Blocker by clicking More-> Settings->under the blacklist tab, click the Add URL button->Enter www.browse-search.com in the appeared window->click Add button to add the url and close the add url window-> click Apply on the settings menu to make it and click X to close the window and save the change.

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Good Luck and be safe online.
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