MySearch is absolutely unwanted program that industry refers as a browser hijacker. It can be distributed along with the free programs or junk E-mail attachments. Once the PC users install the desired freeware or open the infected E-mail attachments, this browser hijack is installed by default, if not to timely uncheck it. It masks itself as a legit search engine. But actually it is a handiwork of cyber criminals that works like a browser hijacker that reroutes the users to malicious websites. It never provides the reliable search results. Just sponsored links are displayed at the top of the search list. Additionally it spies the browsing activity of users to provide them with the relevant ads and redirect them to the pages which may accord the users interests. In such way the cyber crooks increase the page rank of these sites and make huge revenue out of these activities by means of MySearch. It also tries to steal the personal information of users such as their bank account details, username, password, etc.
As you have already understood from the above-said, MySearch penetrates into your computer while installing some freeware applications that contain malicious code of this browser hijacker. It is advised to always read the End User License Agreements (EULA) or Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do not accelerate the installation process hitting the “next” or “ok” buttons. Always read what you agree to accept. Opt Advanced or Custom installation options. These easy steps will help you to prevent unwanted program intrusion.
If you want to get the normal search results as before, without any sponsored sites, the set of MySearch removal instructions is prepared for you. You see will the details in the paragraphs bellow. In order to avoid MySearch adware and its “relatives” in future, always pay attention to the installation steps of the programs that you are getting from the Internet free of charge. Most of them include some extras like free music players, video players, PDF creators, download managers, etc. If you happen to be offered your start page or a search provider, always deselect them. Also never agree to download any additional software that is not familiar to you. Follow these simple tips and be PUP-free. Good Luck!
Removal tool for MySearch:
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.