I don’t concern much about computer virus like other people, because I thought I would not bring those infections. I just perform such simple activities as watching movies, listening to the music, searching something interesting, and having a chatting with friends when surfing on the Internet. I don’t know how I can get this annoying thing search.findeer.com on my website. It blocks me to do anything by displaying thousands of ads. How can I get rid of it? Please help!

Description of Search.findeer.com Hijacker

When you notice that your homepage and default search engine have been replaced by search.findeer.com, there is no doubt that you have got a browser hijacker and this browser hijacker plugin has been in the system. Search.findeer.com is a kind of browser hijacker that mainly attacks web browser like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. This website may seem as useful as what Google functions, because it has Web, Image, and News search options as Google has. However, it is not reliable at all and even may cause many problems on the infected computer. It change your homepage and default search engine, block you access to any expected search results and redirect you to malicious webpage where unwanted and annoying ads pops up unstoppably and sponsored links shows. It aims at attracting victims to click on those ads or fake messages to drop more infection on infected computer. Search.findeer.com hijacker also makes your web browser run sluggishly or changes your DNS setting to block your access Internet. Anyway, you are suggested to remove this browser hijacker soon to avoid more damages to infected computer.

Browser hijacker like search.findeer.com usually comes on the infected computer by bundling into those free softwares downloading from unlicensed source. Malicious website is also a place for this hijacker or other similar threats to hide. When you visit this website, the threats may drop into computer. Strange attachment to spam email is also a way for browser hijacker to get to your machine. Don’t download free apps from suspicious source; don’t visit strange websites especially about porn and click something on it; don’t open malicious spam emails receiving from stranger. If you don’t pay attention to these, you may get this browser hijacker. And search.findeer.com browser hijacker can gradually corrupt operating system until disables infected computer, if it cannot be eliminated in time. It looks for system loopholes to introduce more threats to mess up computer and slow down computer performance. Computer runs slower due to loading more processes. Some important windows programs may be disabled by some aggressive threats brought by this browser hijacker. To avoid more damages to make your computer become more vulnerable, you are strongly advised to remove this browser hijacker in time.

Main Traits of Search.findeer.com Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Search.findeer.com 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 this browser hijacker.

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

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Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Search.findeer.com 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: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to Search.findeer.com hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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If Search.findeer.com hijacker resides on your computer, it will do harms to your computer and put your important information in a high risk of being stolen by cyber criminals. It attacks your browsers and change default homepage and search engine to keep you away from your favorite websites but to redirect you to malicious websites. A bunch of advertisements pop up from these websites to attract you to click. This hijacker plants its malicious files into system and detects vulnerabilities to introduce more threats to mess up computer and slow down computer performance. If you cannot remove this redirect in time, you may find that your computer system will be gradually corrupted until it crashes down.

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

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 20, 2014 1:11 pm

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