How to delete Searchyu.com redirect virus?
Searchyu is identified as a browser hijacker. This is dodgy application uses some extensions to change your internet browser settings without your solution/knowledge. Thus, you will notice a new start page on your screen. But, it may cause more severe troubles. We recommend you to delete Searchyu as soon as possible.
On first glance, searchyu.com may seem as a rightful tool for search. In fact, it is designed to hijack all your internet browsers, including Chrome, FireFox, IE, so on. Once installed, the app will change your start page, search engine. Also, internet surfers suffer from continual unwanted browser redirects. Moreover, this malware collects various confidential data, such as favorite sites, log-ins, passwords, so on.
How does Searchyu.com get into my system?
Searchyu.com may come to PCs through integration with other free applications. If you are a person who spends a plenty of time downloading and installing them, make sure you always know ahead of time what exactly you are going to install into your system in addition to the main application of your choice.
Removal tool for Searchyu.com:
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 Searchyu.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):