How to get rid of searchnewtab.com hijacker?

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Searchnewtab.com hijacker may become the real problem for many active Internet surfers today. They will see this page in the home page of all their browsers. This doesn`t mean that they should start their search from this domain. Doing so, in fact, is strongly not recommended.


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Searchnewtab.com

Through searchnewtab.com you may be brought to all sorts of other malicious domains. Then later on your PC may become full of other threats and other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs). So, in case you find this hijacker in your browser, please immediately undertake all the necessary measures to get rid of it at once.

How does Searchnewtab.com get into my system?

Please bear in mind that searchnewtab.com is often spread in the web through being bundled by default with some other free applications. Please always select the option of a custom (advanced) installation. This is the best way to avoid searchnewtab.com hijacker penetration into the system.

How to remove Searchnewtab.com?

If you detect Searchnewtab.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 Searchnewtab.com:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with Trojan Killer

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Searchnewtab.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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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