I can’t fix a problem on my computer. Every time I go online, there is a page named Search.viewsearch.net can always pop up. I didn’t set it as my homepage by myself. When I went to browser settings to change it, this page can reappear after I restart my computer. My anti-virus program doesn’t give me any warning about it. Is there something wrong with me security tool? How can I fix this problem? Any suggestion?
Brief Introduction to This Page
This Search.viewsearch.net page is categorized to be a kind of computer threat instead of a domain that helps people search information on the web. Even though the page of it looks harmless as we can only see a search box on it, it doesn’t prove that it is a legitimate domain for people to use. We have learnt that some victims of it keep getting problems on their computers after they save this page on their systems. Instead of giving right information to users, this page can generate a lot of pop-ups and advertisements to the systems. To be more specific, this page belongs to a kind of browser hijacker that mainly helps cyber hackers collect personal information from the infected computers so that they can gain more illegal benefits.
The Screenshot of This Hijacker
It is not an easy thing for anti-virus programs to detect this Search.viewsearch.net browser hijacker as it is not a computer virus. When this hijacker sneaks into target computers, most security tools cannot catch it for computer users. That’s to say, many inexperienced PC users cannot realize that what they get on their systems is a computer threat when they first come to this page. Generally, cyber hackers can spread this infection from the web. Those bad crooks can bundle this infection with other programs which are commonly used by users. Once people download and install the infected programs to their computers, this hijacker can invade the systems in the meanwhile.
This Search.viewsearch.net can cause great troubles to the infected computers as it can help many other computer viruses to the systems. During the use, this hijacker can take users to many unsafe web pages that can contain more computer malware. The performance of the infected can be slowed down sharply as this hijacker can waste a large percent of CPU resources on the background. If this hijacker cannot be removed in time, cyber hackers can be capable to collect the sensitive information saved on the systems.
The properties of Browser Hijacker
-Can not be detected by your anti-virus software, which makes it hard to uninstall from the computer.
-Once you open your browser, you will be redirected to some unknown websites.
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can pop up many unwanted advertisements when you are doing something else.
-Can change your settings in your browser and it is not easy to change it back.
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.viewsearch.net. 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:
Manual Removal Guide of 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.
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.
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 this browser 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.
Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK
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When you get this Search.viewsearch.net hijacker on your computer, your system will encounter system errors often. You can easily feel that you have to take a long time to run programs or load pages. This hijacker can help many other computer viruses to come and make more damages the infected computers. The condition of the corrupted computers can be worse and worse if this hijacker cannot be taken off in time. What’s worse, this hijacker can record personal information saved on the affected machines. Under this case, cyber hackers can take advantage of the information to achieve their evil purpose. To avoid unwanted troubles, this hijacker must be eradicated as soon as possible.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 30, 2016 4:59 am