Int Search browser hijacker (intsearch.info)

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Int Search, also known as simply Intsearch, is a nasty browser hijacker currently infecting many computers. The attack is mainly directed at browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Opera. Even though other browsers are not an exception and can be touched by it as well.


Int Search
Int Search

Int Search hijacker generally is not a virus, but it is not a good application either. It may be integrated by default with a lot of other free programs. Users may decide to install some free program, but in addition to it they will be suggested to make other programs as part of their PCs. And this is where the problems start to happen.

Int Search is installed after users normally fail to be duly attentive. So, they just blindly click on “Next” or “I agree” buttons. And this is how they actually permit Int Search to be made the part of their computers. But it is not too late to get rid of it. You may follow the removal instructions set forth in the guide below. And feel free to contact us if you require any additional help on our part in the future.


Int Search automatic removal tool:

Int Search 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:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Int Search 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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