Delete Goodasfound.com virus from IE, Chrome, FireFox
Goodasfound.com is identified as a malicious browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program (PUP). The major goals are all the well-known internet browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. People must know that switching the browser cannot help in this situation. Unfortunately, the program is designed to hijack any internet browser that is present on your personal computer.
You must be aware, the browser hijacker is not trustworthy and should not be used as a regular search engine unless you wish some infections and viruses. You may see, though interface goodasfound.com hijacker looks quite pretty, the actions of the unwanted program are malicious. All search results are sure to be changed. Thus, you may get irrelevant data. Generally, such results can contain a plenty of commercial links that look legitimate. For these reasons, we advise you not to click on anything you see while using the malware.
How does Goodasfound.com get into my system?
Many users do not know how goodasfound.com may enter into the system. Actually, the program uses a tricky approach. This annoying program often comes packed with cost-free application. Thus, you may think that you install one well-known program, but bundled you get additional software, such as goodasfound.com. You should pay more attention while you download or install any program. We may recommend you to switch on a Custom and always read the EULA to avoid various unsafe situations in the future.
How to remove Goodasfound.com?
If you detect goodasfound.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 goodasfound.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft AntiMalware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- Click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft AntiMalware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with goodasfound.com in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware 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):