Govomix.searchalgo.com stands for a malicious application more correctly classified as browser hijacker. Its main mission is to infect as many computers as possible. Once the attack is successful, the hoax changes the home page of all your available browsers. Hence, all your search queries will be permanently redirected through this domain name, which will obviously not provide you with any decent search information.
Govomix.searchalgo.com hijacker may infect browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera and Mozilla Firefox. Of course, other browsers aren’t an exception and can be touched by it too. When you surf the web and do it via govomix.searchalgo.com page, you will not be able to find any genuine information there.
Govomix.searchalgo.com hijacker is actively distributed among various PCs today through being bundled by default with many other cost-free programs. If you’re a person who prefers to deal with freeware only, make sure you first carefully read the information contained in the EULAs (also known as End User License Agreements). This will help you to prevent malware intrusion into your system ahead of time.
Govomix.searchalgo.com automatic removal tool:
Govomix.searchalgo.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:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Govomix.searchalgo.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:
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):