Only-search.com is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) which may easily attack browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Other browsers, of course, aren’t an exception. This is a very stubborn and surely malicious browser hijacker which acts quite aggressively on the particular computer. It amends your browser’s settings, especially ones related to the parameters like the home or start page of it. So, as a result of such interference, only-search.com site appears in each new search tab you open in your browser whenever you attempt to look for something online. Plus, only-search.com plays the role of a search engine, even though this is a very weak and absolutely primitive search tool. Use this guide below that will help you get rid of its presence on your PC.
How does only-search.com browser hijacker enter PCs today? Well, this problem can occur as a result of user installing some other program downloaded online and installed right away. There are many applications today which are free of charge. They can be easily downloaded online. Surely, there are many software download sites today where you can download some programs at no cost for you. Of course, some of such applications are good to install, to use and to keep. The problem is not in these programs but rather in the mechanism of how they’re installed. You see, very often they’re bundled with a lot of extras like fake and helpless system optimizers, bogus system utilities, browser add-ons, extensions, and surely hijackers. The hijacker only-search.com is one of such absolutely unwanted extras.
Whenever you install free programs downloaded online you should always read the setup instructions carefully, making sure you uncheck installation of all kinds of extras (like the ones mentioned in the previous paragraph). Finally, if your browser got eventually hijacked with only-search.com, please follow the detailed removal instructions set forth below.
Removal tool for only-search.com browser hijacker:
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Detalied instructions to reset your browser settings with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer and remove only-search.com from your browsers:
- In Trojan Killer’s window click “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“.
- Give your permission for the program to reset the settings of your browser.
- You will see the following confirmation of browsers reset by Trojan Killer.