I am having difficulty on removing a page called Search.yourpackagesnow.com from my Chrome browser. The solutions I can find on the web didn’t help. I also tried my anti-virus program, it didn’t help, either. Now my computer is full of annoying pop-ups. I cannot go online freely. Is it a virus? My security tool doesn’t detect it a virus. What should I do now? Please help!
Brief Introduction to This Page
When you get this Search.yourpackagesnow.com page on your computer, you will think that it is a search engine which can help you find information on the Internet. However, we don’t suggest people keep it on their computers as it is not a legitimate website. Instead, it is a kind of evil product that made by cyber hackers. From technical aspect, this domain belongs to a type of browser hijacker. What’s more, it is not a kind of computer virus that can be detected by security tools. That can be really hard for inexperienced computer users to realize that this is a bad thing that can make chaos to their computers. Once this browser hijacker infiltrates target machines, it will generate a lot of problems to the entire systems.
The Screenshot of This Hijacker
There are many ways for hackers to use to spread this Search.yourpackagesnow.com hijacker. Generally, this hijacker can be designed as a useful plug-in or program for people to install. Hackers can upload this fake program to some web pages that controlled by them so that they can lure people to download and use the fake program. Also, hackers can bundle it with other legit programs, that’s to say, when people install the legit software onto their systems, this hijacker can be installed on the background in the meanwhile.
It is hard for anti-virus programs to detect this hijacker when it invades. The appearance of it is also misleading to users. On the page of it, we can only find a search box on it. It is easy for computers relate it with a search engine. Without being warned by their security tools, some users can keep it on their systems for a long time. This browser hijacker can cause many fatal problems to the infected systems. The registry can be messed up by its vicious data. During the use, this hijacker can generate a lot of dangerous pop-ups to users. If people click them by mistake, they will be taken to some other unsafe pages which can download other kinds of computer viruses. The condition of the infected computers will be worse and worse if more viruses come.
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.yourpackagesnow.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:
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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Search.yourpackagesnow.com is not a safe site for people to use. It is a kind of browser hijacker that can cause problems to your system. If you get this infection on your computer, you will realize that the performance of your computer will be slowed down greatly. You have to take a long time to load pages or run programs as this hijacker can consume a large part of CPU resource on the background. If you don’t want get any further damages and losses, this hijacker must be removed in time.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 26, 2016 12:43 pm