Tasearch.com gets on my Internet Explorer. I have a PC that was new last summer, but now it is slow and has a lot of apps that came with that pop up (irritating) and now I get a lot of ads that pop up all over.  Also when I set my homepage to google.com, the next time I open it, it goes to some other page. It changes the home page back to some Tasearch.com. Is there any way that can help me erase it from my computer?

Description of Tasearch.com Hijacker

Tasearch.com is sorted to be browser hijacker that attacks windows computer and Mac. This browser hijacker can change your homepage and default search engine, block you access to any expected search results and redirect you to malicious webpage where unwanted and annoying ads pops up unstoppably and sponsored links shows. Tasearch.com redirect infection also makes your web browser run sluggishly or changes your DNS setting to block your access Internet. What’s worse, tasearch.com hijacker even can monitor your internet activities and use cookies to collect your online traces and then steal personal sensitive information or data like mail box’s account and password, credit card or online banking details, which will probably leak out your personal data in public or cause your financial loss. Anyway, tasearch.com hijacker is a big threat to your security of personal information as well as finance. Therefore, you should remove tasearch.com redirect infection timely as soon as you find it on your machine.

To prevent tasearch.com hijacker or other infections from logging on your computer to corrupt system, you need to be cautious when clicking links. It can point your browser to download threats or visit malicious web site. Don’t download unknown “free” software and avoid opening unknown e-mail attachments. And usually this tasearch.com hijacker is distributed online to infect computer. For example, this tasearch.com is inserted into malicious websites or bundled into that free software, when you visit those strange and malicious websites or click on something wrong, this redirect infection will also come. Behaving your online activity is also a good and effective way to get virus out of the door of computer. Otherwise, once your computer is infected with this tasearch.com hijacker or other threats, more problems and damages will happen to your machine. For example, computer will run slower than before even get stuck to blue death. Sometimes you cannot shut it down normally. System becomes more vulnerable, which will increase the chance to let more viruses get into computer.

Main Traits of Tasearch.com Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Tasearch.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 browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Tasearch.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 Tasearch.com Hijacker

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Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Tasearch.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 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 Tasearch.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:

Tasearch.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 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 Tasearch.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on January 13, 2015 4:38 am

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