I tried many ways to get rid of this Yoursearching.com hijacker from my Firefox, but all fails. Antivirus cannot help to do anything to clear it up. I go into Control panel, nothing suspicious related with this browser hijacker is found. I open avg folder and windows folder to check if I recently downloaded something new that is supposed to be bundled with this kind of browser hijacker, but I cannot tell from so many files in system. I hope you could help me with this nasty thing.
Description of Yoursearching.com Hijacker
Yoursearching.com is a pesky browser hijacker to infect Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari in windows computer and Mac. After your computer gets this redirect infection, your computer will get many problems. It hijacks your web sites to its URL, redirects you to malicious websites and shows you unrelated and incorrect search result to whatever you look up via this search bar. Those malicious websites where Yoursearching.com redirects you to are inserted into unknown threats. You may find some pop ups are from those sites, but don’t click on those pop ups, as they may carry unknown infection and if you click, the threat will activate and install into your computer soon. Besides, Yoursearching.com redirect infection can change the DNS to block you access to the Internet. And it will make Internet speed run slow. Web browser often gets stuck and crashes down when you open many new tabs at the same time. In system, Yoursearching.com hijacker will create many junk to take up more system capacity. What’s worse, this browser hijacker will bring other threats to slow down computer performance. Therefore, please figure out ways to remove it as soon as possible.
Yoursearching.com hijacker is usually from malicious websites, free downloads, strange links and files from strange person, peer-to-peer files or shareware and so on. Anyway, this redirect infection is distributed online worldwide. Hackers insert the extension of this hijacker into those free downloading programs, and when online users download those programs, the extension of Yoursearching.com redirect will also come into your computer while installing free software. Besides, when we randomly or carelessly open malicious website, there could be some strange message like updating Java, flash player, media player and so on or saying your computer is highly infected and need to be run the software offered by this website to delete, which are all fake and aim to mislead or scare some innocent PC users to click on those message. Once you click on those messages, the Yoursearching.com redirect will also come. This browser hijacker together with other malwares is all spread online, and we should be cautious to our online behavior to decrease the chance of bringing malware.
Main Traits of Yoursearching.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 Yoursearching.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 Yoursearching.com Hijacker
Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Yoursearching.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 Yoursearching.com 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 Yoursearching.com 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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Yoursearching.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 Yoursearching.com redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this Yoursearching.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 Yoursearching.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on December 5, 2015 12:26 pm