Searchatomic.com hijacker – how to delete?

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Searchatomic.com is a brand new browser hijacker currently infecting Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera, and surely other browsers too. The hijacker speaks of itself as some superb search engine, however, it is a pseudo search engine indeed. Its abilities to help you finding the right information online are surely overestimated.


Searchatomic.com
Searchatomic.com

Searchatomic.com is known to change the home pages of all major browsers today into this page, so obviously users will be told to start their search with this domain name. However, it is truly a mistake to do so. Instead of any relevant information you will see a lot of annoying ads displayed in the home page of your browser. Plus, whenever you surf the web through it, you will see a lot of sponsored links leading you to many unsafe places.

Searchatomic.com definitely deserves to be deleted from your computer and from all major browsers. To do it manually, you may uninstall any related programs from the Control Panel of your PC and then change the home pages of all your browsers back to their initial settings. However, we recommend you to get rid of it automatically with the help of Trojan Killer.


Searchatomic.com automatic removal tool:

Searchatomic.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:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

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

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Searchatomic.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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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