How to eliminate searchnewtab.com hijacker?

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Please bear in mind that searchnewtab.com is a nasty hijacker. Today it has already infected many new PCs actively used for accessing the world wide web in an attempt to find some beneficial information. Many users see this searchnewtab.com when they open every new tab of their browsers.


Searchnewtab.com
Searchnewtab.com

This searchnewtab.com may actively hijack Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Once the attack is successful you will notice that searchnewtab.com has been set in the home pages of all these browsers. In other words, you will be forced by the hijacker to start your search with this domain.

Is it really helpful to use searchnewtab.com for your searches? No, absolutely not. This hijacker is a pseudo search engine which actually can’t furnish you with any relevant information online. Instead, you will be brought to plenty of other third-party pages which spread malware into your system.


Searchnewtab.com automatic removal tool:

Searchnewtab.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 Searchnewtab.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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