At first glance, searchonlinenow.net looks as a legit search engine. Its appearance is similar to Google Chrome with a search box in the middle of the homepage. In fact, it is a browser hijacker. It will change your start page without your solution. The program is designed to show you suspicious ads and links. Every you click on them will create income for scammers. Thus, you need to remove Searchonlinenow.net malware from PC.
After installed, this nasty browser hijacker begins to carry out its malicious activities. It will display irrelevant search results, modify homepage and browser settings. Also, the program will flood your screen with numerous ads, banners, links. The hijacker may open backdoor for malicious software. Thus, if you keep searchonlinenow.net on your PC, you may face more severe troubles.
How does Searchonlinenow.net get into my system?
The hijacker is spread bundled with many other cost-free programs. Keep in mind, various illegal domains are engaged in its installation into your computer by default, as well. We highly recommend that you follow this removal guide to remove this worthless piece of software from your PC.
Removal tool for Searchonlinenow.net:
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 Searchonlinenow.net 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):