How to remove Mysearch.com browser hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Mysearch.com is a browser hijacker developed by APN LLC. As well as other representatives of this malware class, mysearch.com looks like a normal website with search box in the middle. However, what dragged our attention on this website is the method of promoting. Most of the times, users getting Mysearch.com hijack set as their default homepage and search engine without their knowledge. This often happens during the installation of freeware programs that bundling adware to their installers. So, should we trust to the website that intrusively affected our web browsers? It is reported that Mysearch.com can easily hijack Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

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Mysearch.com is also known as redirect virus. Technically it’s not a virus, however users calling it redirect virus, because it always redirects infected users to third party websites. Most of the times this hijacker generates pop-up and pop-under ads and force user to click on them, however with the new technologies, cyber criminals can create some invisible layers and forcibly redirect users to sponsored websites. By generating web traffic to sponsored sites, the developers of Mysearch.com earning money and improving ranks of dubious websites. Users getting no benefit from that, although they are risking to get infected or tricked by fake and malicious sites.

Mysearch.com can get inside your system by exploiting browsers vulnerabilities or bypassing system security. Even the most recent anti-virus and firewall protection cannot protect you from Mysearch.com browser hijacker, since it’s not a virus, but just some adware. However, we know that adware can harm even more than virus, because it is able to spy on user, download and install additional programs without user’s knowledge. We recommend to never open spam email attachments, never provide your name, address, phone number to unknown sources. If you noticed that your browser is lagging and freezing you should stop everything that you were doing and remove Mysearch.com hijacker from your pc.

Mysearch.com hijacker can easily get into your system, but won’t go away easy way. To remove Mysearch.com infection from your computer you will need to remove it from everywhere, starting from browsers extensions to system registry. Also, Mysearch.com might install some addition programs that will recover each other if you don’t remove the infection all at once. That’s why you should be patient and follow the steps described in the instructions below. We also recommend to try our automatic removal tool and scan your system with it. With user-friendly interface, you will be able to get rid of unwanted threats quickly and easily.

Mysearch.com Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Mysearch.com

Symptoms of Mysearch.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 Mysearch.com threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for Mysearch.com

Step 1
UNINSTALL MYSEARCH.COM AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    Mysearch.com remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    Mysearch.com remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall Mysearch.com and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the Mysearch.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    Mysearch.com remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE MYSEARCH.COM FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove Mysearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the Mysearch.com and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove Mysearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove Mysearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled Mysearch.com completely.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select Mysearch.com and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove Mysearch.com completely.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the Mysearch.com and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove Mysearch.com completely.
  • Remove Mysearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL MYSEARCH.COM REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the MYSEARCH.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.

Information added: 10/29/2015 07:28 PM;