How to Remove Searchz.online from Homepage

Posted by John Larkin - August 17, 2016

The Description of Searchz.online

Searchz.online is another browser hijacker. Many users complain that they are being redirected to Searchz.online constantly, which is annoying but have no ideas to kill this page forever. Actually, the redirect issue is caused by this hijacker, which sneaks into users’ computers via some tricky ways such as bundling. Once installed, apart from causing hijacking the browser and every new tab, this browser hijacker also inserts many sponsored links and ads to your search results.

Searchz.online
If you click on the sponsored links, you will be taken to a malicious domain or low reputation websites. In fact, by doing so, Searchz.online is able to increase the reputation of those websites and increase web traffic for its creators. Moreover, Searchz.online hijacker is not a real search engine because it does not provide any relevant information to your search queries. In other words, it gives no offers for you as other legal search engine like Google. What is more, Searchz.online may install unwanted toolbars to your browser, which can generate ads and monitor your browsing history. All in all, Searchz.online is unacceptable, which should be removed right now.

Searchz.online Virus Screenshot

The Harm of Searchz.online Virus

1. Searchz.online comes bundled with many potentially unwanted programs and malware.
2. Searchz.online takes over various browsers and changes default homepage as well as search engine.
3. Searchz.online redirects search results and displays numerous annoying pop-up advertisements.
4. Searchz.online slows down browser performance and distributes additional horrible viruses.
5. Searchz.online keeps track of browser history and sells the data to unknown third parties.

Step by Step Remove Searchz.online Redirect Virus

As mentioned above, Searchz.online virus is able to slow down computer performance and cause more unexpected problems. If you want to keep the system secure, you will need to take steps to get rid of Searchz.online as soon as possible. In general, Searchz.online manual removal requires a lot of professional computer skills and time. If you are not confident of doing it manually, please utilize this Automatic Virus Remover to do the job.

Step 1:

Uninstall malicious programs and unwanted toolbars.

1. Click Start button > Control Panel > Uninstall a program.

2. Choose unfamiliar programs and click Uninstall to remove them entirely.

Step 2:

Remove Searchz.online from Internet browsers.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Firefox, click on the Firefox button, move to Options and then select Options.

2. Under the General tab, remove Searchz.online and click Restore to default.

Google Chrome

1. Click the menu icon and select Settings.
2. Scroll down the page and click Show advanced settings…

3. Click Reset browser setting button so as to restore Chrome to original settings.

4. Click History on the left panel and then click clear all browsing data button.

Internet Explorer

1. Click Tools and choose Manage add-ons.

2. On Search providers tab, make Bing or Google as default and delete Searchz.online by clicking Remove button.

Step 3:

Click Start button to open Control Panel, search for Folder Options and get into the in Folder Options window. Move to View tab, tick Show hidden files, folders and drives, and untick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

Step 4:

Click on Start button, type into regedit and hit Enter.

Click Yes when User Account Control pops up.

Step 5:

Clean all the malicious files and keys of Searchz.online virus in the registry and system folders.

%AppData%Local[random].exe
C:Documents and SettingsLocalServiceLocal SettingsTemporary Internet Files*.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMainStartPage

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