Remove browser-search.net hijacker (uninstall guide)

To look for the information through browser-search.net will definitely not give you any decent search results. Instead, you will be permanently brought to all kinds of unsafe places in the web. Through them, your computer may become full of other cyber threats.


Browser-search.net
Browser-search.net

The hijacker called browser-search.net is currently spread actively in the web. It is advertised as some helpful search engine which is promised to assist you in finding the most relevant information that will definitely match your search queries. But in reality, you will not find anything good through it.

Browser-search.net may be installed into all widely used browsers today, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, etc. You may as well notice that other browsers are not an exception and can be touched by it as well. We suggest that you scan the system with a proven malware removal tool called GridinSoft Anti-Malware to delete this infection from your computer.


Browser-search.net automatic removal tool:

Browser-search.net 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 Browser-search.net 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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