How to remove mysearch123.com virus (hijacker)?
The hijacker named mysearch123.com is definitely a problem for many active Internet surfers today. Some way or another, it penetrated into their PCs and now causes a lot of troubles for them. In particular, these problems are related to the issue of permanent search engine redirection to random pages.
Distribution of mysearch123.com takes place the participation of many illegal schemes. And when the attack is successful, users will notice that mysearch123.com became set in the home pages of all available browsers. This in particular relates to Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc. The search results submitted via this pseudo search engine will be redirected through some other third-party domains too.
How does mysearch123.com get into my system?
It is of utmost importance to be very careful not to allow any concealed installations to occur when you deal with some free applications. The sad truth is that very often they are by default integrated with many other free programs. So, you must read the instructions carefully to make sure mysearch123.com does not enter your system. Finally, to fix this issue, please follow the removal solution below.
Removal tool for mysearch123.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 mysearch123.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):