nt.searchpassage.com is a website that may look like a legit search engine, but this is a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program. This web resource uses deception and lies to break into your system without you noticing it and attaches to your browser. It has spread to millions of computers and it is not safe to keep this kind of program inside of your computer.
Once this page is in, you will start to see it every time you open your internet browser. This hijacker messes with your browser settings, changing homepage and a default search engine on nt.searchpassage.com website. These are the main reasons why we consider nt.searchpassage.com as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program. Although this web service looks normal, it will show your adverts on the search results page that could redirect you with potential viral links. By opening such links you are jeopardizing your safety and privacy. That is why it is advised to remove nt.searchpassage.com page from your computer and check it for more malware in your system. Follow the instruction below to deal with this threat as soon as possible.
How does Nt.searchpassage.com get into my system?
nt.searchpassage.com is using bundling method to sneak silently into your system without you noticing it. This trick is legal, but it also is not welcome among users.. This trick is legal, but it also is not welcome among users.
Removal tool for Nt.searchpassage.com:
NOTE: A free version of GridinSoft Anti-Malware works as a scanner and allows you to use its tools. You need to purchase a license to be able to remove detected items.
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 Nt.searchpassage.com 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):