Hey, I am now stuck by this Yoursearchweb.com hijacker on Google Chrome. I tried many ways to get rid of it, but nothing helps. You know I’m always interrupted by many pop-ups when I surf on the Internet. And I really feel the web browser goes slowly and even sometimes it gets stuck when I open many tabs at the same time. Before this browser hijacker, my laptop works smoothly and there is no computer problems, and its performance is perfect. But now there seem to be more and more problems happening. I don’t know if it will be totally controlled by someone unknown remotely. But I’m really worried about that, so could you please help me solve this problem soon?

Brief Description of Yoursearchweb.com Hijacker

Yoursearchweb.com is actually a kind of browser hijacker to infect different version of windows computer. It usually will attack web browsers like Internet Explorer (Microsoft Edge on Windows 10), Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox and so on. it take over the web browser totally by changing default settings of web browser, modifying homepage and search engine and directing people to different potentially malicious webpage. Once web browser is hit by this Yoursearchweb.com browser hijacker, it will soon change your favorite homepage and insert different unwanted and junk extension or plugin into background of web browser. And you even can’t change back the homepage back. When you enter what you want to search, you will just get to some unwanted webpage which is not the correct search results. The webpage or links it offers will redirect you to virus-infected website. If you open the potentially malicious websites, the virus or malware on that site can soon sneak into your computer without any notice. Yoursearchweb.com hijacker also creates junk files into system to take up too much system capacity and slow down computer performance. You will find computer start to run slowly and always gets stuck when you perform many tasks at the same time.

Yoursearchweb.com hijacker is not only a threat to computer security but also a big threat to personal information safety. Browser hijacker can implant its malicious code to control the web browser and monitor what you do on the Internet. Especially it can record those important data you offer online. For example, if you purchase items online and pay via credit card, online banking or paypal, this browser hijacker will record and detailed information of these credit card, online banking or paypal even you email password will be accessed by the hijacker. To keep your computer in safe condition, you should take some action to protect computer from being compromised with hijacker, malware, spyware or virus. Don’t visit those malicious webpage where popup things are over here and there. Usually this kind of website is controlled by cyber hacker and infected with virus or other computer threat. Once you accidentally open the site, computer threat will sneak into system. Please be cautious to online activities.

Main Symptoms of Yoursearchweb.com Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Yoursearchweb.com hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker for you.

The Screenshot of Yoursearchweb.com Hijacker


Manual Removal Guide of 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.

Step 1: Press CTRL, SHIFT and ESC  these three keys together at the same time to pull up Windows Task Manager; click Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find and end odd processes related to this Yoursearchweb.com hijacker. Names of the processes are random.

Windows Task Manager

Step 2: Open Control Panel from Start Menu, then open Programs, click on Uninstall a program. Find suspicious programs or tool-bars related to the Yoursearchweb.com hijacker. Right click on it and select Uninstall.

Programs and Features

Step 3: Go to Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then mark “Show hidden files, folders, and drivers” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files” (Recommended) and then click Apply or OK.

Folder Options

Step 4: Go to Registry Editor to delete the path of the related items with the Yoursearchweb.com browser hijacker.

Registry Editor

Step 5: Clear all history, data and cookies of your infected web browser.

Yoursearchweb.com hijacker has the ability to insert into web browser and spy on user’s online activities, so it is suggested to delete all history, data and cookies of the infected web browser before a complete removal. Take Internet Explorer for example:

a. From the “Tool” menu button in the upper-right corner of the Internet Explorer window, choose “Safety” > “Delete browsing history…“.

Delete Browsing History 1

b. Then tick Cookie and website data and History, click Delete.

Delete Browsing History

Step 6: Change your homepage of the infected web browser (Take Internet Explorer as Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools menu and select Internet Options, then click General tab, and input the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK.


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Yoursearchweb.com hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data like online banking details, credit card or paypal account information or your business data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Those pop-ups it creates will take up too much Internet resources and slow down Internet speed. The webpage will be hard to load up and even can’t be open after you have tried many times to open the webpage you need. In system, many unwanted junk files will be produced to occupy the rest of system capacity. Even thought at the beginning this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms or payware, this Yoursearchweb.com redirect also has the ability to bring those harmful viruses to attack computer system, which will greatly slow down PC performance and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of browser hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 11, 2016 1:55 am

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