How to delete SearchLock.com from browser?
SearchLock.com stands for a browser hijacker currently infecting many browsers. You will notice that SearchLock.com has been set in the home pages of all your available browsers, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer.
The truth is that looking for the information via SearchLock.com is the waste of your time. You will actually not find any beneficial (relevant) information through it. Instead, you will be brought to plenty of unsafe places in the web, through which your computer may later on be more deeply contaminated with other infections.
How does SearchLock.com get into my system?
To sum up, SearchLock is not the good program for your computer. Please be advised that this hijacker is spread in the Internet these days through being bundled by default with some other free programs. You need to be careful not to permit any concealed installations to take place in your computer. Always select the option of a custom (advanced) installation to prevent any unwanted programs from becoming the part of your system by default.
How to remove SearchLock.com?
If you detect SearchLock.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 SearchLock.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 SearchLock.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):