Myhome.parallaxsearch.com is a browser hijacker which some way or another penetrated into your computer. What is a browser hijacker anyway? This is a special form of a computer infection which gets into computers and modifies the settings of all available (installed) browsers. As a result, the home or start page of all browsers gets amended and replaced with the name of the site related to this hijacker. In this particular case myhome.parallaxsearch.com is now set as the home page of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and all other browsers that can be potentially attacked by it. In this guide you will find out how to fix this problem automatically and get rid of myhome.parallaxsearch.com as the home page of your browser.
Apart from the amendment of the browser’s home page, myhome.parallaxsearch.com may function as a search engine. Surely, this is a very primitive search retrieved via this hijacker. It is just the shameless imitation of a true search provided by search engine giants like Google, Bing, Ask, etc. As a matter of fact, the search results which got redirected through this hijacker often are absolutely irrelevant to the search queries of users. Very often these so-called search results start with some supported ads and links that lead users to doubtful sites. So, to sum up this statement – myhome.parallaxsearch.com is a very weak search engine which doesn’t deserve to be used by you.
If you have your browser hijacked as explained above this means you will encounter myhome.parallaxsearch.com domain in each new search tab you open in your browser. And no matter how many new tabs you open – myhome.parallaxsearch.com will be there to annoy you, not to assist you in your search for the necessary information. This hijacker is often spread together with many other free programs. In order to avoid its penetration into your PC you should be careful whenever you install them. Always carefully browse through the setup wizard and its installation instructions, making sure you are not offered to install any extras by default. To get rid of this malware from your system please follow the guidelines below.
Myhome.parallaxsearch.com virus automatic removal tool:
Myhome.parallaxsearch.com removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft AntiMalware and scan your PC with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all threats found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft AntiMalware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft AntiMalware:
How to prevent your PC from being contaminated with myhome.parallaxsearch.com virus again in the future.
GridinSoft AntiMalware 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 AntiMalware 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):