At first glance, this s.coldsearch.com may seem as a decent and even legit search engine. Actually, the software is an unwanted program and browser hijacker virus. The main reason why this nasty s.coldsearch.com is categorized as a virus is that the software takes over user’s web browsers and also causes lots of PC troubles. If you detect it in your system, you should remove the application from a personal computer.
S.coldsearch.com may damage your system. You may notice that your computer will get slower and slower. The program will modify your start page and some browser settings. Moreover, s.coldsearch.com may install certain add-ons to monitor your internet activities (email contact, web history, IP address, search queries, phone number, banking accounts, passwords and so on).
How does S.coldsearch.com get into my system?
Generally, s.coldsearch.com is propagated via free software, spam links and shareware. Therefore, you should be very careful when you surf on the World Wide Web. We recommend you to switch to the Custom installation mode during the install process. Thus, you will unselect all additional applications in time.
Removal tool for S.coldsearch.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 S.coldsearch.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):