I have some questions. Do you know Cheetasearch.com? I know nothing about it. But my chrome always shows this website to me, how come? I think there is something wrong with my computer, but I know little about computer, can you help me check my computer and get rid of this website? Is it a hack or something? Is my computer in danger now? I don’t know what to do to remove this website from my computer now. How can this unknown website get to my computer without my permission? Help me, please~
What is Cheetasearch.com?
Cheetasearch.com is made by someone who has malicious purpose to get what they want. This website has many functions and the final purpose of this website is to earn profits. It is one kind of harmful browser hijacker that can cause some problems to mess up your computer. Once your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, you should remove it instantly instead of keeping it stay in your computer. This browser hijacker can alter your browser settings to take over your browser. It focuses on changing your browser homepage and search engine. Some people with little computer knowledge may see this Cheetasearch.com as a legal website and keep searching on it. However, they don’t know that the sponsored will be the priori outcomes. They will get many unrelated results and see many ads. They also have no knowledge that the outcome after searching on this website might be an infection with the harmful program.
Let’s take a glim of this browser hijacker
Cheetasearch.com browser hijacker is not a legit website which should be removed as soon as possible. This browser hijacker is not reliable as your browser will be added some strange tool bars which can take up your computer resources and make your computer slow. Those tool bars might also contain infections like malware, spyware and Trojan virus. Furthermore, the worst thing is this browser hijacker is able to get your personal information by recording your browse habit and disclose your private information with third-party sources. It can collect your contacts, IP address, E-mail and so on. It is unsafe for your private information surely. So you should remove this Cheetasearch.com browser hijacker instantly once your computer gets infected by it.
How does this Cheetasearch.com 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 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 Cheetasearch.com 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 Cheetasearch.com 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 Cheetasearch.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 Cheetasearch.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 Cheetasearch.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 Cheetasearch.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 should know now the Cheetasearch.com is one kind of malicious browser hijacker which should be removed as soon as possible. Once your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, you need to take an instant and effective action to prevent your computer from any damages. This browser hijacker can change your browser settings in order to take over your browser. This website will be set as your homepage and your browser search engine will also be changed. Once your homepage and search engine are changed by this Cheetasearch.combrowser hijacker, you will be unable to change back. The unknown results and ads will appear after you searching on this website. And those outcomes might be other infections like spyware and Trojan virus. Many strange tool bars will be added to your browser after your computer gets infected by this browser hijacker. What’s more, your private information can be disclosed with the third-party sources. This Cheetasearch.com browser hijacker can record your browse habit then get your private information like phone numbers and E-mail. Please remove this browser hijacker as soon as possible to reduce the possibility of private information disclosure.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 30, 2016 3:19 pm