On the first look, Search.classifiedlist.net is nothing more than just a website with search engine what allows user find anything on the Internet. Unfortunately, this is another browser hijacker what install on your computer without any notifications and will infect all browsers on your computer (Google Chrome, Opera, Mozila, Edge, Safari, Internet Explorer and other). This hijacker will change some setting so you will see Search.classifiedlist.net (or any else malicious site) as your new home page, your search engine will be changed and the most awful thing is that Search.classifiedlist.net will also install small programs with it what can also install some new virus stealthily.
After Search.classifiedlist.net becomes part of your system you will receive many pop-ups, banners or coupons every time you go online. It`s really annoying. In addition, this hijacker can track your browsing activity and create pop-ups or banners more specific for you, so you click on it with higher chance. Many such sites can steal some of your private information, that`s why we highly recommend to remove Search.classifiedlist.net from your computer as fast as possible!
Search.classifiedlist.net can be installed if you have some virus on your computer or while you install some freeware. Be careful with program what you download from suspicious sites, most of them have bundled with other software, so never allow install such program with `Custom` options. One simple rule can protect your computer from virus attack in the future. This site can appear as your new homepage after you installed free software from the internet. Almost all free software has bundled what you can if you carefully check all `Advanced` options while installation process. This simple step can save your computer in the future – always check every window!
Search.classifiedlist.net hijacker removal tool:
Removal guide for Search.classifiedlist.net hijacker:
STEP 1. Download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Download the installation file and click “Install“.
STEP 2. Perform a scan for Search.classifiedlist.net hijacker:
Start GridinSoft Anti-Malware – go to “Scan” tab – click “Quick Scan“. If you start program for the first time, this tab will be selected by default and “Quick Scan” will be launched automaticly.
STEP 3. Apply actions to detected items:
When scanning process is over, select “Move to quarantine” in top right corner and click “Apply” at the bottom.
NOTE: It is advised to check the box in bottom left corrner “Create Restore Point“. This will allow you to return to that point in your system, befor our program removed detected files.
STEP 4. Reset your browser settings:
NOTE: We advise you to save your data in all active browser windows, this step will close all sessions!
Go to “Tools” tab – click “Reset Browser Settings“. In the first column, you need to choose your internet browser that is infected with Search.classifiedlist.net hijacker. In second column, we advise you to choose “Start page” and “Search engines” options. But you may correct them as you wish. If you don’t know what to choose, then follow our advice.
STEP 5. Turn on Real-time protection:
Go to “Protection” tab and click “Start” button. This will turn on a “Real-time protection” in GridinSoft Anti-malware. When this feature enabled, our program will prevent malicious activities on your computer. If some malware or adware will try to install itself on your computer – it will be immediatly blocked by our program.
Here is a video on how to remove hijackers (and not only!) with GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Prevention tips on how to avoid being reinfected with Search.classifiedlist.net hijacker:
- Don’t click on any advertisements on the web! You can be redirected on a potentially viral or phishing page.
- Don’t download or open any files from your email! Millions of malicious files are spreading through email spam messaging, open attached files only if you absolutely sure in who sent this message.
- Avoid suspicious website! Cyber criminals are created whole website to fool users and make them download malicious and bundled program from there.
- Use anti-malware software!
- Perform a scan at least once a week! In GridinSoft Anti-Malware you can do it automaticly by setting up a scheduled scan.
- Don’t install or download files from shady and unreliable websites! This one is important, more than 50% of infected users were infected with such scam.
If you still have any questions or your problem wasn’t solved – submit a ticket to our friendly support team.