Is there any value in using search.mpc.am for your browsing online? No, not at all. This hijacker is not able to provide you with any decent search results. Instead, you will be permanently bombarded by tons of malicious ads attempting to redirect you to all kinds of dangerous places in the Internet.
With that said, search.mpc.am hijacker is definitely worth immediate removal. The problem though is that you will not be able to find search.mpc.am in the list of legally installed applications. Nevertheless, your browser will keep opening search.mpc.am page on startup.
Problems with search.mpc.am virus happen with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge. We suggest that you choose our automatic removal solution to get rid of search.mpc.am virus from your system. If you need any additional help, please feel free to contact us without hesitation.
First of all you need to make some preparations before removing this virus. You should remove MPC Cleaner, unsaved program, from your computer:
Go to Start Menu -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program -> choose MPC Cleaner -> click right mouse button and Uninstall/Change
If you have installed Windows 8, click the Start button on the screen or Windows button on the keyboard, start typing “programs and features” and select Programs and Features from the menu
Search.mpc.am automatic removal tool:
Search.mpc.am removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Search.mpc.am 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):