On the first look, Palatkin Search is nothing more than just a website with search engine what allows user find anything on the Internet. It looks like a common search engine, but it`s only mask. Actually Palatkin Search classified as potentially unwanted program and browser hijacker what can be installed randomly on your computer. This site is just a scam what unfortunately can infect all well known browsers include Edge, Safari, Mozila, Opera, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Also, this site will always ask user to download fake Java updates or fake Internet browser updates while user use it.
Often virus like Palatkin Search appear after you install freeware from the Internet. Be really careful when you are installing any program (especial free) from the Internet. This program can be installed without any notifications, so you should be careful and check every menu in the installation process. Look at `Advanced` option and cancel unwanted installation, this simple stem will protect you from virus attack in the future.
How does Palatkin Search get into my system?
This site, like many other browser hijackers will bring mess to your computer. This means that it will change your homepage, your default search engine and etc. Palatkin Search will also track some your private information and transfer it to the third parties. We highly recommend to remove Palatkin Search from your computer as soon as possible. Never ignore the fact that you was redirected to a different site! Many viruses of this kind can easily get your private information like passwords and logins, what you saved in your browser.
Removal tool for Palatkin Search:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Palatkin Search in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware 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):