Removal instructions for search.lexside.com
There are many PCs today infected with search.lexside.com hijacker. This is the problem for many active Internet surfers. They see the bunch of these redirections and don`t know how to get rid of them effectively.
First of all, you should understand that as a hijacker, search.lexside.com doesn`t really do any single good thing when it comes to providing you with any relevant search results. This application is simply not designed to help you find any relevant information. Instead, you will be permanently redirected to all kinds of malicious domains, through which your system may be deeply contaminated with further threats.
How does search.lexside.com get into my system?
Be aware of the fact that search.lexside.com hijacker is often bundled by default with some other free programs. So, you must be very careful not to permit any concealed installations to take place in your system without your knowledge or approval. Always read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) carefully to avoid any unpleasant surprises in the future.
How to remove search.lexside.com?
If you detect search.lexside.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 search.lexside.com:
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.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with search.lexside.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:
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):