123.sogou.com removal tips
123.sogou.com hijacker actively bombards many computers today, primarily those ones located in the Eastern part of the world. You may notice that this 123.sogou.com website is now set in the home page of your hijacked browser. By the way, this hijacker may infect primarily browsers like Google Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
123.sogou.com is a pseudo search engine, which in fact is not able to furnish you with any relevant search information. Instead, you will be permanently brought to different third-party pages spreading other malicious or at least potentially unwanted programs. Hence, 123.sogou.com requires immediate removal if you want to use the safe PC.
How does 123.sogou.com get into my system?
123.sogou.com is often bundled with certain freeware. Each time you install any cost-free applications make sure you always know ahead of time what else you`re going to make the part of your PC in addition to the main software of your choice. If you read about 123.sogou.com or any other unwanted application, go ahead and switch to the advanced or custom installation mode to uncheck all unwanted third-party extras from being installed into your system.
How to remove 123.sogou.com?
If you detect 123.sogou.com and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for 123.sogou.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with 123.sogou.com in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):