Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is a browser hijacker developed by Safe Browser. This malware usually gets into your computer after the installation of the Your Television Now application that allows users to watch favorite shows and live sports online on the computer. Your Television Now is a malware that infects you with Search.yourtelevisionnow.com browser hijacker and other adware, malware. If your default home page and search engine were changed to Search.yourtelevisionnow.com without your consent, you should stop using your computer and clean it from malicious programs. In the end of the article we will provide you with step-by-step removal instructions that will help you to uninstall Search.yourtelevisionnow.com hijack from your computer.
Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is very similar to Terra.im and Mysearch.com hijackers. It also looks like legitimate website that provides you with search engine and some extra features like local weather, RSS feed, TV News and others, but all of those features not worth using the Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and I will tell you why. First of all, Search.yourtelevisionnow.com will provide you with irrelevant search results that will redirect you to sponsored websites. Another reason to not use Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is because it will be consuming a lot of system resources, it is very noticeable on old computers. Search.yourtelevisionnow.com is constantly running on the background and consuming RAM and CPU. We cannot tell for sure why it is always running, but we think that this hijacker is monitoring user’s activity and can even collect keys that user input, same as keylogger. Also, we found that Search.yourtelevisionnow.com changes some system settings, opens ports to set up the channel to remote IP address. Probably it is done to transfer the collected information to the third party.
As was mentioned before, Search.yourtelevisionnow.com comes to your computer together with Your Television Now application, which can be considered as a malware. However, it’s not the only way how you can get infected with Search.yourtelevisionnow.com browser hijacker. There are many other ways of distribution of this hijacker, for example via spam email attachments or by scaring users with fake security alerts and forcing them to download some fixing program. But yet the most popular way of distribution of Search.yourtelevisionnow.com hijacker is by bundling together with freeware programs. Once again, we want to remind you that you should never download freeware programs from unofficial websites or torrents. Also, it is recommended to read the user’s license agreement before installing any software. Always opt for custom or advanced installation, so you will be able to see the list of additional programs included in the bundle and if you opt for express or automatic installation all of those programs will be installed along with the main program without asking your permission.
To get rid of Search.yourtelevisionnow.com hijacker simply follow our comprehensive removal guide written below. It will help you to clean your computer from Search.yourtelevisionnow.com and its helper objects. However, if you are not very familiar with computers you can download our automatic removal tool that will allow you to scan your computer for threats and clean all of them with just a few clicks.
Symptoms of Search.yourtelevisionnow.com infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Search.yourtelevisionnow.com threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SEARCH.YOURTELEVISIONNOW.COM and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.