Hello, if your web browser like IE or Google Chrome is hijacked by Search.searchfmn.com, what will you do to fix it? Anyway, I have tried many ways to get my google back, but nothing works. I’m now very frustrated with this redirect infection. I have installed advanced antivirus, but it can’t detect and remove this infection. Also I thought I have changed the default settings of browser back, but this crap is still there! It’s so stubborn! Well, do your guys have effective and fast instructions to get it uninstalled?

Description of Search.searchfmn.com Hijacker

If you always be redirected to some URLs related with Search.searchfmn.com, you actually are hijacked. Namely the web browser you usually use is actually hijacked by the redirect infection. So in fact, Search.searchfmn.com is a kind of browser hijacker not a useful and truthful webpage or search engine provider like Google, Bing or Yahoo. Whatever you want to look up on your web browser, it will just bring you to something unwanted or malicious. If you enter your favorite URLs, you cannot go to the correct websites but instead to malicious webpage, and meanwhile pop-up ads are there to bomb your screen a lot. You close one then another new one gets up! It’s very hard to completely stop them. Actually, this browser hijacker can specifically display pop-up ads according to what item you usually browse online. For example, if you mostly view online store items like cloths, food or houseware etc, it will also show some ads like deals, discount products ads related to those items. Search.searchfmn.com infection can be treated as a platform to promote sponsor products or malware or adware. So you had better not click on those pop-up thins to prevent some amlware from entering into system.

Search.searchfmn.com hijacker is created and distributed on the Internet by those cyber criminals. Cyber criminals will put this infection into the webpage controlled by them, and then when people visit those malicious sites, the virus thing or malware will activate or when you click on popup or fake message banner from those sites.  Therefore, when you go to the internet, please don’t visit those webpage and if you accidentally open it, please soon close it. Besides, remote hackers can insert the browser hijacker into spam email attachment to let user click on it when user check their emails. Also those free software is a place for cyber hackers to hide virus or malware into. So when people install the software they need, this kind of Search.searchfmn.com redirect infection or other virus or malware also gets installed meanwhile. You’re advised not to download free software from unlicensed or unknown resources. In a word, you should keep an eye on what you perform when you surf on the Internet to protect your computer from being infected with malware or virus.

Main Traits of Search.searchfmn.com Hijacker

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

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

The Screenshot of Search.searchfmn.com Hijacker

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Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

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

XP task manager

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 Search.searchfmn.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:

Search.searchfmn.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 Search.searchfmn.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 Search.searchfmn.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on January 23, 2016 4:53 am

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