The site guard-search.com is a part of a very annoying malware classified as browser hijacker. Most often it attacks browers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Other browsers, however, aren’t an exception and can be amended by this malware as well. This tutorial will help you to remove guard-search.com virus from your computer.
Note that most often guard-search.com attacks PCs when users install other free applications which are by default bundled with this hijacker. You need to be very careful when you install any freeware into your computer. So, make sure you carefully read the information provided in the installers of all such free applications regarding third-party software offered to you for the default installation. You need to select the option of the advanced or custom installation and deselect guard-search.com from being installed.
To look for the information through guard-search.com is not a good thing at all. You will see very many annoying ads and sponsored links displayed in the home page of your browser and together with the search results redirected through this browser hijacker. Clicking on such ads is strongly not recommended! You may be redirected to a lot of third-party websites, which in their turn may infect your browser and your PC tremendously.
To remove guard-search.com completely you will first need to uninstall Search Protect malware, which is the protection for this hijacker. If you don’t remove Search Protect then you may not easily get rid of this hijacker from your search. We recommend you to scan your PC with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, which is powerful enough to detect all files, folders and registry entries related to guard-search.com and to remove them completely. Please follow the instructions set forth below, and if you need our help please feel free to contact us at any time.
Guard-search.com automatic removal tool:
Guard-search.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.
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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: