Search.alot.com stands for a new browser hijacker currently infecting Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Other browsers, of course, aren’t an exception and can be touched by it too. You will be really fed up with this problem, since you will see search.alot.com to be displayed in the home page of your browser each time you open it.
It would be surely good if search.alot.com could furnish you with some relevant information which would match your search queries. However, this hijacker doesn’t really care about helping you to find what you need to find online. Its only mission is to display a lot of advertisements and sponsored links while you attempt to look for the information through it.
The presence of search.alot.com hijacker in your computer makes it work extremely slow. This is especially true when it comes to the speed and functionality of your browser. Whereas your PC may even freeze from time to time as a result of being infected with this nasty cyber pest. We recommend you to get rid of search.alot.com immediately once you identify its presence in your system.
search.alot.com automatic removal tool:
search.alot.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 search.alot.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):