Hello, I need help to get rid of SearchZillions.com hijacker. Well, actually I don’t know how it gets on my new laptop. I just get the new laptop for about two weeks. I thought my child did something wrong online and bring this redirect into computer, and last night he went bed so early. I don’t know how to start to remove it even though I have installed antivirus. Can you now help me out of this issue?

Description of SearchZillions.com Hijacker

SearchZillions.com has been classified as a browser hijacker which can attack browser like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari on windows computer and Mac device. Technically, this hijacker is not a virus but a kind of extension something like that. So it’s hard for antivirus to detect and remove this redirect infection. That’s the reason why it can access computer without the notice of antivirus program. Actually this SearchZillions.com hijacker usually is spread on the Internet and accesses the targeted computer through many channels. The most common way is bundling with downloading program from unlicensed resources. In fact, remote hackers design SearchZillions.com hijacker and insert it into those free software distributed on potentially malicious sites. If users download the program they, this hijacker will naturally come. So computer expert usually suggest you select advanced installation to install the software, then you can really know if there is unwanted program trying to install into computer. In this way, you can block it to access your computer. In addition, this SearchZillions.com hijacker can also be added on malicious sites. Once users visit the site or even click something from those sites, the infection will soon log into computer. So don’t visit on those potentially dangerous sites or click on something malicious to bring the infection. Therefore, to be careful of your online behavior is an effective way to get rid of computer infections.

Although SearchZillions.com infection is not as aggressive and dangerous as those virus like Trojan horse, worm, ransomware or spyware and so on. However, if this hijacker infection resides on computer for a long time, it will gradually slow down and worsen computer performance. It changes web browser settings, modifies homepage and default search tool and often redirects your webpage to another strange sites. What will make you crazy is that it displays endless pop ups to interrupt your online activities. After computer gets this SearchZillions.com redirect, it begins to run slow. While you’re surfing on the Internet, browser performs slower even crashes down. What’s worse, this SearchZillions.com infection can open backdoor via displaying pop ups to introduce other computer threats to mess up system. Therefore, you don’t click on those pop ups which can be infected with unknown computer threats. Once click will soon give threat an opportunity to access computer. If computer gets more infections, it will become weaker and more loopholes will be created. System capacity will be eaten up and CPU usage will suddenly become higher, then computer will run slower. To avoid further damages on targeted computer, you’d better delete this SearchZillions.com hijacker as soon as you find it on computer.

Main Traits of SearchZillions.com Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Searchcanvas.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 SearchZillions.com hijacker.

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

The Screenshot of SearchZillions.com Hijacker

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Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of SearchZillions.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 SearchZillions.com hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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Conclusion:

SearchZillions.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 SearchZillions.com redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this SearchZillions.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 SearchZillions.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on June 11, 2015 9:21 am

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