Hi! I can’t connect to the internet on my computer. When I open my google, I always got this Additionalsearch.co.uk website and I can’t close it. I want to visit Facebook but I can’t, how come? What happened to my computer? Why can’t I close this strange web and go to Facebook.com? Could you tell me the reason and could you please help me fix this problem? It is so strange to me, never met this before. Thanks in advance.
Learn about Additionalsearch.co.uk web
First of all, when this Additionalsearch.co.uk web appears on your browser and it doesn’t go away, you should remove it as soon as you can. It is a harmful browser hijacker that can mess up your computer. Once this browser hijacker hacks your computer, it will change your browser settings then your browser will be taken over by it. Your browser homepage would be changed to this browser hijacker. It is so harmful that you are even unable to leave it. When you try to search for something on this Additionalsearch.co.uk browser hijacker, you will find that the results came up is not right, you will see many ads that may contain virus which is more harmful to your computer. If you click on the ads accidentally, your computer may get other viruses immediately. So to prevent your computer from getting other viruses, you should remove it as quickly as you can. How to remove this browser hijacker completely? If you don’t know the exact way to completely remove the browser hijacker, I advise you to contact our online experts for help or you also can see the way below.
This Additionalsearch.co.uk browser hijacker makes your computer perform strangely. It can change your browser settings, homepage and search engine. In addition, after your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, there will be some weird toolbars in your browser. It will eat up your computer resources then make your computer run slowly. Furthermore, those toolbars could contain many kinds of virus, if you click on those toolbar, your computer may get other viruses. What’s worse, this browser hijacker can make the remote browser hijacker maker has the ability to make a record of your browser habit then get your personal data. We don’t know what they will do to the personal data but we do know that the people who make this browser hijacker just want to get money by this. They don’t care about your personal data and your personal data may be disclosed on the third party. To protect your personal data, it is urgent that you should remove this browser hijacker completely from your computer.
Screenshot of this browser hijacker
How does this browser hijacker infect my computer
You may get this Additionalsearch.co.uk browser hijacker in the following situations:
You received an unknown email telling you some weird messages and there is an attachment in this email. Due to the curiosity, you will click and download the attachment. But you never know that you have downloaded the Additionalsearch.co.uk browser hijacker at the same time.
When you surf on the Internet, you clicked on the pop-up ads accidently. After you clicked on the ads, you can get browser hijacker. The ads may contain the browser hijacker. Once you click on it, the browser hijacker will be downloaded to your computer silently.
You downloaded a freeware on the Internet, but you don’t know that the browser hijacker has been bundled with the freeware you downloaded. When you downloaded and installed the freeware to your computer, you will download the browser hijacker at the same time and you know nothing about it.
The characteristics of Browser Hijacker
– Install some strange add-ons and extensions to your browser.
– Slow down your browsed speed or even make your browser crash down
– Many annoying pop-ups are injected with the website you are visiting
– Other unwanted programs may be installed without your permission
– May record your browse habits and get your confidential information like banking detail, home address and phone number
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this Additionalsearch.co.uk. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
The way to remove Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Additionalsearch.co.uk Browser Hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
1st: Press “Ctrl + Alt + Delete” keys together to open Windows Task Manager, then end all Additionalsearch.co.uk running processes. One of processes called random.
2nd: Please find Folder Option in Control Panel, tap View, then select Show hidden files and folders, non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended). Then click OK.
3rd: Go back to desktop then click on Start, then click on Control Panel
Then click on Add and Remove Programs, and find the program related to the Additionalsearch.co.uk browser hijacker then try to remove it.
4th: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Mozilla Firefox as an Example)
Click on the button which has tree lines, then click on Options
Then type the URL you want into Home page box and then close this Options tab.
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You should know now once your computer gets infected by this Additionalsearch.co.uk browser hijacker, you need to remove it immediately or your computer would be messed up. This browser hijacker could alter your browser settings, default homepage and search engine. You would always see this browser hijacker when you open your browser and you are not able to close it. You would have no ability to change your browser settings and your browser would be taken over by this browser hijacker. Apart from this, you may see many unrelated results when you make a search on this browser hijacker. You will get many sponsored ads. It can be a virus so please think twice if you want to click on the unrelated results. What’s more, this Additionalsearch.co.uk browser hijacker could slow down your computer because of the strange toolbars which are added to your infected browser. The remote browser hijacker maker could make a record of your browse habit then get your personal data. It is surely unsafe to you. So it is very necessary for you to remove this browser hijacker quickly.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 30, 2016 12:04 pm