Hi! I just worry about my computer, could you help me fix it? Well, today I found this Search.lexside.com webpage on my browser and it has completely taken over my browser. I can’t close this webpage and I can’t change my homepage. What’s wrong with my computer? Could you tell me the problem and help me fix it? I just want my homepage back and get this webpage off of my computer. Is it hard to fix? Have you met this kind of problems before? Please help me fix this. I can’t live without the Internet, please help!
Some information about Search.lexside.com
If you found this Search.lexside.com webpage on your computer and you can’t close it, you should take an instant action to get rid of it because this webpage is one kind of browser hijacker which is very harmful to the computer. This browser hijacker can alter the browser settings, homepage and search engine. Once the computer gets infected by this browser hijacker, the browser homepage will be changed to Search.lexside.com and you can’t change it back. You can’t even close this webpage and when you restart your computer, you will also see the webpage on your browser as this browser hijacker can work by itself automatically. In addition, when you make a search on this browser hijacker, you will get many annoying ads results. If you access those ads results, you may get more infections like Trojan virus, malware and spyware. So to prevent from getting more infections, you should remove it as soon as you can.
This Search.lexside.com browser hijacker can add some tool bars to your browser. These tool bars aim to link you to the ads website to promote the sponsored products. And the tool bars will eat up the computer resources. In this case, the computer will get slower and slower or even crash down. So you’d better remove the browser hijacker as soon as possible. Furthermore, this Search.lexside.com browser hijacker is able to open a backdoor to make the hijacker maker to make a record of your online activities and get your sensitive information like banking detail, home address, phone number and E-mail. Under this circumstance, your sensitive information is unsafe as the hijacker maker may sell your sensitive information to others and your sensitive information may be disclosed.
The screen shot of this browser hijacker
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 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 Search.lexside.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.lexside.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 Search.lexside.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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When your computer gets this Search.lexside.com browser hijacker, you should know now you need to remove it instantly as this browser can change the browser settings and take over the browser. In this case, you are not able to use the browser as normal. The default browser homepage and search engine also will be changed. Whenever you open your browser, you will always be redirected to this Search.lexside.com browser hijacker and you can’t close it. When you search for something on this browser hijacker, you will get many ads websites which may contain virus. In addition, restarting the computer won’t help to get this browser hijacker off of your computer as it can work by itself automatically. This browser hijacker is capable of adding some tool bars to the browser which will link you to the ads website and make the computer get slower and slower or even crash down. Furthermore, this Search.lexside.com browser hijacker is able to make the hijacker maker to record your online activity and get your sensitive information. In this case, your sensitive information is in danger as your sensitive information may be disclosed. So you should remove this browser hijacker as soon as you can.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 30, 2016 3:01 pm