Well, actually I don’t what happen to my web browser Internet Explorer but it is now just be hijacked somehow. I guess I should click on something unusual. I once saw something flashing quickly and disappeared soon after I clicked on a discount deal, but I don’t know what exactly it is. From then on, my IE starts to work abnormally. Popup things are bombing my screen a lot, and I am always redirected to some unknown and strange webpages. Why does that happen? I can’t go the right webpage I want. Please help me save my IE.

Description of Search.searchmwio.com Hijacker

Search.searchmwio.com is a browser hijacker not a reliable and useful search start page for web browser. Once this infection gets into your computer, it will soon change the start page and search tool of web browser like IE, Firefox or Google Chrome. Your default search page like Google, Yahoo or Bing will be gone and you can’t find it back. That means you can’t get it back to be your start page. This Search.searchmwio.com hijacker will usually bring you to other malicious websites not your favorite websites you want. You will see many popup ads, fake message or deals discount showing on the screen. You can’t even perform any tasks online well. And meanwhile, those popup things will take up too much internet resources and slow down internet speed a lot. In this case, you will find web browser becomes sluggish and it will take a long time to load tabs. If you open many tabs at the same time, web browser would crash down. Opening many programs at the same time will make windows explorer stop working. And then computer will get stuck. Windows explorer can’t restart well. Sometimes you even can’t access the Internet, as this Search.searchmwio.com hijacker also has a bad effect on DNS. Therefore, you had better get this browser hijacker removed as soon as you find it on your computer to avoid further damages.

Search.searchmwio.com hijacker also has the ability to bring other malicious actions to web browser and computer. It can distribute other virus or malware into computer by displaying those endless pop-ups. Those pop-ups are usually carried virus or malware files by cyber criminals. When people click on those malicious pop-ups, the virus or malware files will soon be activated and get installed into computer. Many dangerous infections will quickly damage computer system. Even worse, with help of this hijacker, cyber hacker can access your machine to get what they want from your computer disk. For example, if you store some personal info or privacy data on computer disk, the cyber hack would get those important and profitable info and data for illegal selling. To keep your computer security safe, you should take some measure to prevent this Search.searchmwio.com browser hijacker getting on your computer. Please don’t visit unsafe sites or webpage to accidentally bring this redirect infection or other malware. Second, don’t open spam email attachment to get installed malicious programs.

Main Traits of Search.searchmwio.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 Search.searchmwio.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 Search.searchmwio.com Hijacker


Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Search.searchmwio.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 Search.searchmwio.com 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.searchmwio.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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Search.searchmwio.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 and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this Search.searchmwio.com redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC 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 Search.searchmwio.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 5, 2016 12:21 pm

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