My computer got weird, my browser loaded very slow and my homepage had become Registersearch2016.com, what should I do? Did my computer get hacked by a virus? I don’t know what happened. This morning I turned on my computer then ran my browser, this webpage popped up then it don’t go away. I made a search on it then I found there are many ads on that webpage. It is so strange, I want to change my homepage but I can’t! How come? Could you please help me? Any help will be highly appreciated.
Learn more detail about Registersearch2016.com
Registersearch2016.com is classified as one kind of malicious browser hijacker that has the ability to mess up the infected computer. Once your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, you should know that it is necessary for you to remove it as soon as possible. What can this browser hijacker do on the infected computer? Once this browser hijacker infects your computer, it will change the settings of your browser and alter your default homepage. In addition, it will change your search engine. When you search something on this browser hijacker, you will get many ads which may be other virus that also can mess up your computer. If you want to get rid of this Registersearch2016.com browser hijacker, you should remove it manually. It won’t go away by itself and restarting your computer won’t help to remove the browser hijacker. No matter how many times you restart your computer, the browser hijacker will still stay in your computer till you remove it.
Screenshot of this Registersearch2016.com browser hijacker
You can see now, this Registersearch2016.com browser hijacker has a search bar and has a list of links about Arts, Health, Business, Science, Computers, Games, News and Sports. Please note that you are not supposed to click on any links on the browser hijacker. This browser hijacker aims to promote the sponsor products. We don’t know if the websites are safe to visit, so to avoid getting other infections, please don’t visit any websites on this browser hijacker webpage. This browser hijacker is very malicious that it can slow down the infected computer and make it crash down. It can add many strange toolbars to your browser. Those toolbars would eat up your computer resources. If you don’t remove it in time, your computer may crash down. Furthermore, this Registersearch2016.com browser hijacker could get your sensitive information like bank detail. It could make a record of your browser habit. It is unsafe for your finance and you should take an immediate action to completely remove this browser hijacker from your infected computer.
How does this browser hijacker infect my computer
You may get this 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 Registersearch2016.com 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 Registersearch2016.com. 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 Registersearch2016.com 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 Registersearch2016.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 Registersearch2016.com 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 must know now, this Registersearch2016.com webpage actually is a malicious computer that harms to your computer. You should get rid of it once your computer gets infected by it. This browser hijacker is capable of changing your browser settings, default homepage and search engine. If you make a search on this browser hijacker, you will get many unrelated ads. It also can add some strange toolbars to your browsers which may link you to the unsafe websites and will take up your computer resources. In this case, your computer will get slow then crash down. Moreover, it can get your personal data that will be unsafe for your finance. It is important for you to remove this browser hijacker from the infected computer without delay.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 19, 2016 7:45 am