Search.searchfmn.com is a web resource that looks like a simple search engine. But it uses deceptive ways of installation that are not very welcome on the web. And after that it messes with your browser settings. This page has spread to lots of computers and should be removed.
After the breaking in, Search.searchfmn.com page will change some of your browser settings. Options like a homepage and a default search engine will be changed on Search.searchfmn.com website. You will see page every time you open your browser or user a search funtion. This search engine will also show you ads and pop-ups in a search result page that can redirect you on malicious links.
How does Search.searchfmn.com get into my system?
There are a lot of different ways for Search.searchfmn.com to break in your system. One of the most common and effective ways is called bundling methods. Its installation is wrapped in the installation of another program and Search.searchfmn.com page installs along with it. But besides that it can also use junk emails and viral advertising. These are main reasons why we advised you to remove Search.searchfmn.com page and scan your computer for any other malicious activity. Follow the removal instruction below to do that as soon as possible.
Removal tool for Search.searchfmn.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 Search.searchfmn.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):