Hi, when I open my browser I got this Asearch.online webpage and I can’t close it. I always got this webpage and I don’t know why. I never browse on this webpage before. It just popped up unexpectedly, what should I do to get rid of this webpage and why can’t I close it? Is this webpage bad to a computer? Should I be worried about it? Please help!
Is this Asearch.online webpage bad to a computer?
Yes, this Asearch.online webpage is very harmful to a computer. It is classified as a browser hijacker which belongs to harmful computer infections. In general, we can change the browser homepage to our favorite webpage. But when your computer gets infected by the browser hijacker, you will be unable to change your homepage or even other browser settings. When you open your browser, you will always get this Asearch.online hijacker webpage and you can’t close it. You can search on this harmful webpage. But you need to know that the search engine also is altered. The search results will be different because of the fake search engine. There will be many ads pop up on the search result page. And also unrelated ads websites will be the search results. Those ads websites may be other infections. So it is wise to ignore the ads websites and please don’t access.
In addition, many weird toolbars and extensions will be added to the infected browser. For some reasons, we prefer to install some extensions and obviously the extension will take up the computer resources. Since the strange toolbars and extensions are installed in your computer, you will find that your computer gets slower and slower. If you don’t take an immediate action to get rid of this Asearch.online browser hijacker, your computer may crash down. What’s more, this browser hijacker is able to collect your personal data. It can spy on your online activity and get knowledge of your browse habit. The remote hacker has the ability to get your bank account, password, contacts and email. Their purpose is to get profits. So don’t be fooled that keep this Asearch.online browser hijacker stay in your computer.
How does this browser hijacker infect computer?
You may get this Asearch.online 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 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 Asearch.online 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.
Take a glimpse on this Asearch.online browser hijacker
The characteristics of Asearch.online 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 Asearch.online. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:
How to get rid of this browser hijacker manually?
There is a removal guide of 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 Asearch.online 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 Asearch.online 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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Summary of this browser hijacker:
Asearch.online looks like a normal webpage but I may tell you that it is a browser hijacker that can change the browser settings, set the browser homepage as its own and alter the search engine. Once your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, you should remove it without delay. If you don’t, your computer will get sluggish and finally it may crash down. Furthermore, this browser hijacker can add some toolbars and extensions to your browser. And the remote hacker can get your personal data like bank account, contact, password and email. In order to keep your personal data safe, you should remove this Asearch.online browser hijacker immediately.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 30, 2016 2:22 pm