Searcharrange.com appears as your default home page or search engine? Most of the times, it happens without user’s knowledge, because Searcharrange.com is another new browser hijacker that can easily affect Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. All of user’s attempts to change default search engine will fail, because together with Searcharrange.com there installed additional programs, also known as helpers. They will protect the hijacker from removal and restore it whenever user tries to partially remove it. So, if you are one of those who were recently infected by Searcharrange.com, read this article to the end and you will find out how to safely and completely uninstall this browser hijacker from your computer.
There are no doubts that Searcharrange.com is a malicious program from the browser hijackers’ family. The distribution method is quite similar as other hijackers such as Mysearch.com, SmartShopSave.com and others. Spreading via freeware programs and applications. This method is very popular and called “bundling”. A lot of freeware developers are seeking ways to monetize their freeware programs, and one of them is to bundle affiliate programs together with freeware product. During the installation of the freeware user will be able to read the user’s agreement and prompted to select installation option. Since most of the users ignore that part, they are automatically installing additional programs included in the package with the freeware, which are most of the times malware, adware and spyware. To prevent this, you should read the EULA carefully and always select custom or advanced installation option, so you will be able to see optional programs and uncheck them from being installed along with the program. Also, it is not recommended to download freeware from unofficial websites, because it increases risks that installer will contain malicious programs.
The main objective of Searcharrange.com hijacker is to redirect infected users to sponsored websites and earn revenue through various affiliate programs. Every time you click on pop-up ad or in-text link you will be redirected to the sponsored site and make money for developers of Searcharrange.com. The amount of money for one redirect is not big, just a few cents, but now imagine the army of infected users who are constantly being redirected. So, basically you are forced to work for someone without your knowledge. That’s why we recommend you to get rid of Searcharrange.com browser hijacker as fast as possible, because those redirections may lead you to other infections with keyloggers, backdoors and Trojans. Also, keep in mind that it is not safe to use the infected computer, because Searcharrange.com redirect virus is able to monitor user’s activity and collect personal data. All of the collected information is automatically transferred to the third parties and users are risking losing their social network and emailing accounts, etc. To get rid of Searcharrange.com browser hijacker you just need to follow our step-by-step removal guide written below. For faster and easier removal we recommend using our automatic removal tool.
Symptoms of Searcharrange.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 Searcharrange.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 SEARCHARRANGE.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.