The Proc-search.com is a web page that looks like a search engine. But it is considered as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program because of the installation way and messing with browser settings. The developers are spreading it by using deception and lies, that is why it is not safe to keep this page in your browser.
Once Proc-search.com is inside, you will notice that your homepage and default search engine were changed on Proc-search.com website. Although this page is not malicious, it is still a browser hijacker. Sometimes you can notice adverts and pop-ups on this page, they could be viral and redirect you on malicious pages. Visiting such pages can do a lot of damage to your system.
How does Proc-search.com get into my system?
For Proc-search.com, the developers are using different methods of installation. In his case, the most usual way of installation is called bundling. It means that Proc-search.com installation is wrapped in the installation of another program. Also, they are using email spam messaging and viral redirects to make users just open it and generate some traffic on this page. Because of all this, you should remove Proc-search.com page and scan your computer for any installation files and malicious program that could inject such page in your browser.
Removal tool for Proc-search.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 Proc-search.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):