I need help, please! When I woke up this morning, I just found that my browser was taken over by Search.cantstopplaying.com. I don’t know what happen. I just open my browser and then suddenly got this page. And my usual homepage is gone. I want to change back, but I can’t. This fake search page is still there. This is so weird. Furthermore, when I search information via this web search page, the results I got are not what I want. And when I access them, there are many pop-up ads. I want to get my homepage back. I don’t want this. What can I do now? How can I remove it completely and get my homepage back?
Brief Introduction to This Page
Search.cantstopplaying.com is one kind of browser hijacker viruses. It can change your browser homepage stealthily. When you open your browser, you will see the sponsored website which you may not know beforehand, those websites are diverse and attractive. You will have an interest to access them and then know more about them. But in this case, you are trapped. Your access can increase their traffic and make their rank in search results higher. These can help them promote their product then get more money. It also can add some weird tool bars to your browsers to link to some ads websites. What’s more, this hijacker also can change the search engine. It means that after typing the key words to search on Search.cantstopplaying.com hijacker, the result will not match your key words at all. Once you browse those webs, you may see many pop-up ads. And if you click on those pop-up ads, you may get virus, spyware and malware and so on. Those pop-up ads will occupy your internet resources and slow down your internet speed. The worse is your browser may crash down. So please do not click on those pop-up ads in order to prevent the malicious hijacker threat.
The Screenshot of This Hijacker
Search.cantstopplaying.com Hijacker is dispersed on the net by hacker. The way to spread this hijacker is via third-party application. Search.cantstopplaying.com is bundled with the free application you downloaded. When you install the application, you may agree to change your browser homepage. Then the Search.cantstopplaying.com will become your search engine. However when you uninstall it, the homepage will not change anymore. Even you want to change your homepage back in other ways, you won’t succeed. There is another situation. When you use other search engines like Google and Bing to search, no matter which result you click on, you may always get Search.cantstopplaying.com. They create this to infect your computer and when you browse the website, the words you typed and your information will be known by the hacker. They know your interest from the key words you typed. Then they will put the related ads to the website according to your interest and then induce you to click on the ads. Once you click on the ads, your computer will be infected by more viruses. Making your computer to get virus is their purpose. So please think twice when you attempt to click the ads. They also can get your credit card information, your location, your job and maybe more privacy information, and no one knows what they would use your information to do. For your privacy safety or even your property safety, please don’t make this website be your default homepage. Please don’t be cheated. Be smarter to remove this hijacker threat as soon as possible.
The characteristics of Browser Hijacker
– Can make your browser homepage change without your agreement
– Slow down your browsed speed or even make your browser crash down
– Change the search engine, when you search on this hijacker, the results are not you wanted.
– When you access the searched result, you will get lots of advertisements.
– Once you open your browser, you will be redirected to this hijacker, and you can’t visit the website you want to.
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 Search.cantstopplaying.com. 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.
The way to remove Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
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 Search.cantstopplaying.com 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 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 three 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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Search.cantstopplaying.com is one kind of search engine that can make you trust it then use it easily. Many people got this hijacker and then be cheated by its appearance. This hijacker can change your browser homepage and search engine without your permission. And it is so hard to change back. It may add multiple tool bars to your browser and make your browser load slowly or even make your browser crash down. And when you use this hijacker to search, you will see many pop-up for ads. This also can slow your browse speed down. What’s worse, they can get your privacy by monitoring what you do in the Internet. So just remove the hijacker as soon as you can. Don’t let the cyber criminals get what they want.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Search.cantstopplaying.com? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 30, 2016 4:51 pm