Remove Search.selected-search.co from your homepage

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Search.selected-search.co (or Selected-search.co) is a website what help find anything in the Interned and have its own search algorithm. This site classified as a browser hijacker because it installs stealthily on your computer and will infect all well known browsers (Opera, Google Chrome, Mozila, Safari, Edge, Internet Explorer and others). This hijacker will change some setting so you will see Search.selected-search.co (or any else malicious site) as your new home page, your search engine will be changed and the most awful thing is that Search.selected-search.co will also install small programs with it what can also install some new virus stealthily.


Search.selected-search.co
Search.selected-search.co

Search.selected-search.co can be installed if you have some virus on your computer or while you install some freeware. Check every additional option while installation process, so you will see what you get after installation is complete. Most common viruses are spreading this way nowadays because not every user read anything while installation. Many of them (Go.myquery.net or Launchpage.org) has already infected many computers across the world.

search.selected-search.co removal
search.selected-search.co homepage

You must know that applications what use the bundling method usually redirect users to bogus websites, generate intrusive online ads, and collect various information, so never ignore virus like this. All of them can bring mess to your computer and deal terrible damage to your system. The big mound of virus can steal personal information, logins or passwords or even destroy the whole system. We highly recommend to remove this malicious site from your computer immediately.


Search.selected-search.co hijacker removal guide

Step1. Remove Search.selected-search.co page from the browser

First of all, Search.selected-search.co is a browser hijackers, 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:

  1. Reset Browser Setting is a tool, included to the complex anti-malware program. So, first of all, you need to download and install GridinSoft Anti-Malware (here or from the product page):
  2. Open the Tools tab on the top menu. Choose the Reset Browser Settings tools from the list:
  3. Choose Reset Browser Settings tool
    GridinSoft Anti-Malware tools tab

  4. Select the browser, which is infected by Search.selected-search.co, and options, that you need to reset, and just do it! (Please, be aware, that this procedure will close all instances of the selected browsers, and save your work in them before clicking on the “Reset” button):
  5. Choose your browser & click Reset
    Reset Browser Settings options

  6. When this process is done, you’ll see such screen. It means, that your browser settings are default now and Search.selected-search.co has been removed from your browser:
  7. Your browser is clean!
    Reset Browser completed

Video guide on how to reset browser automatically:

BUT!! Unfortunately, it doesn’t mean that Search.selected-search.co hasn’t installed some malicious software directly in your system. So, we strongly recommend every user, who has the same problem, to scan his computer after the browser resetting and make sure, that PC is clean and safe.

Step2. Remove Search.selected-search.co traces from the system

  1. Go back to the GridinSoft Anti-Malware main screen and choose the scan type:
  2. Choose "Full Scan"
    GridinSoft Anti-Malware Scan Types

  3. Scan your computer system:
  4. Please wait until the scan completed
    Anti-Malware Scan Process

  5. After the scan is completed, you will see if there is any adware on your PC. Remove the detected items by clicking on the “Apply” button:
  6. Move detected items to quarantine
    GridinSoft Anti-Malware Scan Results

  7. Finally, this window is a proof of your system’s absolutely cleanness. You removed Search.selected-search.co!
  8. GridinSoft Anti-Malware Removal Process
    Removal process completed. Your system is clean!

Video guide on how to remove Betternewtabsearch.com from the system:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Search.selected-search.co 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 “On-Run 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:

The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore this file” button. In case, if you want to terminate malicious program, you must select “Confirm”.

On-Run Protection from malware
GridinSoft On-Run Protection

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