On the first look, Thesearch.net is nothing more than just a website with search engine what allows user find anything on the Internet. But as always, it`s just another browser hijacker. This site provides many coupons and sales while you are using it. Unfortunately Thesearch.net can easily infect all kinds of browsers include Google Chrome, Opera, Mozila, Edge, Safari, Internet Explorer and others. This hijacker will change some setting so you will see Thesearch.net (or any else malicious site) as your new home page, your search engine will be changed and the most awful thing is that Thesearch.net will also install small programs with it what can also install some new virus stealthily.
This site, like many other browser hijackers will bring mess to your computer. This means that it will change your homepage, your default search engine and etc. Thesearch.net will also track some your private information and transfer it to the third parties. We highly recommend to remove Thesearch.net from your computer as soon as possible. Never ignore the fact that you was redirected to a different site! Many viruses of this kind can easily get your private information like passwords and logins, what you saved in your browser.
How does Thesearch.net get into my system?
Thesearch.net can be installed if you have some virus on your computer or while you install some freeware. Always check a very additional options and never allow app install with `Custom` options. Never allow the program to install with `Custom` option, or be ready that some additional program will appear on your computer.
Removal tool for Thesearch.net:
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 Thesearch.net 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):