Seekmx is a nasty browser hijacker currently infecting a lot of browsers. Most likely the impact of this hijacker will be directed at Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. However, other browsers aren’t an exception and can be touched by it too.
Once the attack of Seekmx is successful, you will notice that it changed the home page of your browser into seekmx.com. So, from now on al your search queries will be permanently redirected through this domain name. To tell you the truth, this hijacker is a pseudo search engine, which is absolutely not able to furnish you with any relevant information that would match your search queries.
To look for the information through Seekmx is the waste of your time. You may notice a lot of annoying advertisement banners to be placed in various parts of your screen. Also, you may see that the search results delivered by seekmx.com will be first accompanied by a lot of sponsored links leading you to a lot of unsafe websites. Honestly, there’s no point at all in keeping this hijacker in your computer.
How does Seekmx.com get into my system?
Seekmx is actively distributed in the world wide web today through being bundled by default with a lot of other free programs. When you install freeware, make sure you always pay close attention to what exactly you’re recommended to make the part of your system. In case you find the information about some additional applications you don’t need, go ahead and switch to the advanced or custom installation mode. This is the place where you will be able to uncheck all unwanted applications from becoming the part of your system by default.
How to remove Seekmx.com?
To get rid of Seekmx from your PC we recommend that you scan your system with a proven antispyware application, such as GridinSoft Trojan Killer. You will need to get rid of all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help. If you require any additional assistance, please feel free to get in touch with us at any time.
Removal tool for Seekmx.com:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Seekmx.com in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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):