123.sogou.com virus. How to eliminate?

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123.sogou.com as a browser hijacker may implant browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, etc. When the installation of the hijacker is successful users will see that this page 123.sogou.com got set in the home pages of all these browsers. Whenever users start surfing the web they will see 123.sogou.com instead of their normal page.


In addition to the homepage amendments, 123.sogou.com also is set as the default search engine. Definitely, this isn’t a good search provider, since you will be permanently redirected to various random third-party pages, which may lead you to a lot of unsafe places in the web.

The best solution to get rid of 123.sogou.com hijacker is to carefully and thoroughly scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, which is a powerful antispyware program. You will need to get rid of all the threats it find (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help as explained in the tutorial below.

123.sogou.com automatic removal tool:

123.sogou.com removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of Trojan Killer to 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:
  • Options to reset browsers with Trojan Killer

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with 123.sogou.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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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