Search.findwide.com may look like a legitimate web site with search box in the middle and quick links to famous websites, but in fact, it is a malicious program that can easily hack user’s web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It can get into user’s system together with malware which can be usually installed together with freeware downloaded from questionable and unreliable websites. Usually after infection, all of the web-browsers will be affected and their configurations will be changed, at first place default homepage and search engine will be set as Search.findwide.com. Even if you try to open a new tab Search.findwide.com will be waiting for you there. Most of the times, those changes are permanent, unless you completely get rid of Search.findwide.com and its components. Otherwise, if user manually change browser configuration and set his own home page, after system reboot it will be once again changed to Search.findwide.com.
Search.findwide.com browser hijacker mostly distributed over the Internet via freeware programs or fake updates for Java and Flash Player. Also, it may be sent as attachment in the spam emails. Avoiding opening spam emails and downloading freeware programs from unofficial websites can greatly increase your chances of not getting infected with Search.findwide.com browser hijacker. However, nothing can guarantee full protection against this browser hijacker, because the developers are using the most recently found browsers’ vulnerabilities and tricks to infect innocent users. The most famous trick to infect users is to bundle adware, spyware or hijacker together with freeware programs and during the installation if user is not reading license agreement and opt for automatic installation malware will be installed without his knowledge. Nowadays, a lot of malware programs are bundled with pc optimizers, browser extensions, toolbars and other programs.
If you are seeking for free program to improve your computer’s performance, protect your computer from viruses, enhance browsing experience, most of the times you will find malware. Therefore, users should not trust to reliable sources and official developers of software. Search.findwide.com is a very dangerous malware – it can monitor user’s browsing activity, collect personal data and transfer all of that to the third party. In future user’s personal information may be used for scams, frauds and other malicious activities. Most of the malware developers are cooperating and may share personal information of the infected users between each other. Being infected with Search.findwide.com may get you involved into some ransomware scams, credit cards frauds or you may become a victim of identity theft.
It is strongly recommend to remove Search.findwide.com from your computer as fast as possible. The first sign of the infection is changed homepage and search to Search.findwide.com. If you found that you are infected, you should immediately uninstall Search.findwide.com from your pc. By following our step-by-step removal instructions provided below, you will be able to eliminate Search.findwide.com and restore your computer. The removal of malware will greatly increase the performance of your computer. If you want to easily remove Search.findwide.com you can use our automatic removal tool that will help you to scan your computer and remove all of the threats.
Symptoms of Search.findwide.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.findwide.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.FINDWIDE.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.