Anyone could help? My laptop has some serious issues. Once I open my browser, it always redirects me to this Search.funsocialhome.com webpage. I have no idea what to do to fix this. It is weird. I have never visited this webpage before. How can I get this webpage? Is this webpage safe to my computer and is it a popular one? I have no idea about this webpage anyway. Please help me get it off my laptop. My laptop is window 8.1 by the way. Any suggestions or help will be highly appreciated.
What you need to know about Search.funsocialhome.com
Search.funsocialhome.com is actually a harmful browser hijacker which can change the browser settings then mess up the infected computer. You may never see this webpage before but how can it get into the computer system? This browser hijacker is bundled with some free software. When you download the free software from the Internet and install in your computer, this browser hijacker will be installed in the computer at the same time. You know nothing about it and when the browser hijacker is installed in the computer, you will agree to change the browser settings, default homepage and search engine, but you have no idea with that. Once this Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker infects the computer, the browsers in the infected computer will be in trouble. You won’t be able to use them because they have been taken over by the browser hijacker. The browsers settings, default homepage and search engine will be changed. In this case, every time you open the browser, you will always get this browser hijacker instead of the usual webpage. Once you search for something on this browser hijacker, you will get many ads websites which are unrelated to your search keyword. You should know that those ads websites are unreliable because they may be other infections like malware and spyware. This Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker should have your serious attention.
The Screenshot of This Hijacker
Changing the browser settings may not be a threat to you but please note that this browser hijacker can do other things to make computer chaotic. For example, this browser hijacker can add some toolbars to the infected browser. The purpose is to improve the traffic of the sponsored websites to make profit and eat up the infected computer resources then make the infected computer perform slowly. You should pay attention to this Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker, because if you don’t remove it immediately, the infected computer may crash down. Apart from this, this browser hijacker can get your sensitive information like banking detail, Facebook login, contracts and email. This browser hijacker is able to make the remote hijacker maker record the browse habit and know the online activity. When the hijacker maker gets the sensitive information, they may sell to the third party. In this case, the sensitive information will be explored in public. It is a serious issue. You should remove this Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker as soon as you can.
The properties of Browser Hijacker
– Can change the browser settings and it is so hard to change back.
– Could make your browser slower and slower then crash down
– Change the search engine, when you search on this hijacker, the results are not you wanted.
– Can get your sensitive information like credit card accounts, phone call number and your home address
– May add some weird tool bars to your browser, and these tool bars may link to many ads websites.
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.funsocialhome.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:
The way to remove 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.
1st Press Ctrl, Shift and Esc keys at the same time to open the Windows task Manager. Then click the “Processes” tab at the top to find the suspicious processes to stop them.
2nd Go back to desktop and then click “start” at the left hand angle then type “regedit” in Search programs and files box, then press Enter key and you will open the “Registry Editor”
3rd In Registry Editor, please find the suspicious registry files related to this Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker. They are usually in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE. If you can’t find the suspicious registry, you are welcome to contact our expert for help.
4th After you find the suspicious registry files, you need to find the location of the .exe files of the browser hijacker. In general, they will be located in operating system drive. Click start >> Computer or My computer. Usually, the operating system drive is Local Disk (C:)
5th All the files related to the Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker will be in Windows >> System 32. Find all the related files of browser hijacker and then delete them. Just make sure that what you delete is not the operating system or your computer system will crash. If you are not good at it, we are welcome you to ask for an expert for help.
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Search.funsocialhome.com is a malicious browser hijacker that should be paid a serious attention and you should take an immediate action to remove it. This browser hijacker has the ability to change the browser settings, default homepage and search engine. Once the changing takes effect, the browser hijacker will take over the browser and you can’t close the hijacker webpage and when you make a search on this Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker webpage, you will see many ads websites. If you access those ads website, you may get other infections, so please don’t access those ads websites. Plus, many toolbars or extensions will be added to the browser. Under this circumstance, your computer will get slower and slower because the toolbars and extensions can take up computer resources. If you don’t remove the browser hijacker immediately, your computer may crash down. Furthermore, this hijacker make can know your sensitive information. This is not safe for your information. If you ignore this Search.funsocialhome.com browser hijacker and don’t remove it quickly, your money may be stolen as your sensitive information has known by the hijacker maker. You’d better get it off your computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 30, 2016 2:33 pm