rack-search.com is a browser hijacker, that can infect the most popular browsers, such as Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer. When you get this hijacker on a PC, you will experience random changes in your browser’ homepage and search engine. It will open different sites with advertisements and pop-ups with trading content. This makes you unable to use browser properly and take a lot of time to open a page, that you need. You will have these search engine on your home page of all browsers. New tabs will open rack-search.com no matter what.
rack-search.com appears because of adware, that was installed on your PC. It is possible to infect your PC if you were downloading free software or using some suspicious links. Usually, you even don’t know about the existence of adware on your PC, until some random pages opens in your browser.
The main purpose of rack-search.com is to redirect you to sponsored sites and suspicious links, that can collect your personal information and track your browser activity. Also, that sites can cause more viruses on your PC, because the system is vulnerable. As you can see, keeping rack-search.com on your PC is very dangerous. Remember, that if your browser infected by these site it means that your anti-malware is not doing its job properly and you need to reconsider your choice in a software.
Step by step instructions how to remove rack-search.com virus.
STEP 1. Remove rack-search.com virus from the system
First of all, rack-search.com is a browser extension, like many others. So, here is the simple way to remove them from the browser and get your homepage and search engine back. You just need to reset your browser settings. To do this automatically and for free, you can use the Reset Browser Settings tool from GridinSoft.
- Return to main screen and choose the type of scan.
- Start the scan and wait untill it`s finished:
- After the scan is completed, you need to click on “Cure PC!” button to remove rack-search.com virus:
- Now your system is free from annoying rack-search.com browser extension!
STEP 2. Remove rack-search.com virus from your browser
- Reset Browser Setting is a tool, included to the complex anti-malware program. So, first of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Trojan Killer (here or from the product page):
- Open the program and click on the Reset browser settings button.
- Select when options you want to reset and press “Reset“
Wait untill Trojan Killer sets selected options to the default state. Successful results will be checked with green checkmark.
Video guide bellow display how to remove rack-search.com from your system completaly:
STEP 3. rack-search.com prevention
- Avoid advertisements, you shouldn’t click on any ads and pop-ups in your browser, this can lead to the redirection on potentially viral pages!
- Spam messages from email, attached files in emails can appear to be malicious in most cases. Don’t download or open such attachments they can be infected with adware of malware!
- Surfing the internet, there are millions of phishing website on the internet. Each one of them can be very dangerous for your computer. Avoid such pages, try only reliable and trusted websites!
- Pay attention to what you install, there are tons of hijackers and malicious program that are being installed through bundled applications and downloaders. Don’t install any suspicious program and files, always check signer before proceding further!
By following this removal instruction we hope you will deal with rack-search.com virus once and for all. In case you have any problems or this virus is still inside, leave a comment below or contact our Support Team.