I wrote this article to help you remove Mysearch24.com. This Mysearch24.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Mysearch24.com is a website which you don’t want to see. If the page is harassing you all the time, we have bad news for you. You are infected with a nasty browser hijacker and this page is its way of announcing its presence. You, however, should take Mysearch24.com`s appearance as a warning as that’s what it really is. As soon as you spot it starting to plague your browsers, take action. Find the exact spot where the hijacker is hiding and delete it immediately. This pest is not something you would want on your system. It`s a menace. The longer it stays, the more problems it causes. And these problems grow in both number and severity.
It all starts with your browsing experience. The hijacker turns it to a nightmare. Every time you surf the Web you suffer interruptions. The Mysearch24.com becomes your online shadow. It appears all the time. When you open your browsers, it is there. You open a new tab, it is there. You type in a search, the page pops up among the results. When you try loading another site, you somehow get redirected back to this malicious one. No matter what you do, you cannot get rid of it. The site even replaces your previous homepage and search engine. Needless to say, you were neither asked for nor informed for about any of these changes.
The thing is, the pest doesn’t need your approval to make reshuffles. You only see them once they have already been done. The same goes for the ads you are flooded with. You didn’t agree about this, but the hijacker bombards you with countless annoying advertisements all the time. They additionally make your web surfing harder. They cover your whole screen and block pages` content. Sometimes they pop up right under the cursor of your mouse. You have to do your best to stay away from everything generated by this pest as it is potentially dangerous.
Let`s take the commercials, for example. They are sponsored which means that they can easily lead you to very dangerous pages. One wrong click and you download more pests on your machine. Not only that, though. Each one of your clicks also brings crooks money. Yes. They rely on the pay-per-click method to earn profits and they couldn’t care less about your safety. Stay away from everything the hijacker displays unless you want to compromise your already compromised and underperforming PC even more. And yet, there is one more thing.
The pest exposes your privacy to danger. It spies on you, monitoring every online move you make and collecting sensitive data. Then, when is decides it has enough, it sends it all to the cybercriminals who published it. The question is are you going to sit idly by and let this happen, or are you going to step up and protect your personal information. We suggest you do the latter. Delete the hijacker now. To do so manually, use our detailed removal guide at the end of this article.
However, how did Mysearch24.com appear in the first place? The hijacker forced it on you. And how did the hijacker itself appear? It is safe to say that it didn’t pop out of the blue. No. The virus is bound to seek your permission on its installment. And it does, in fact, ask for it. But in the sneakiest way possible. For instance, via spam email messages, fake program updates, freeware bundles, corrupted links/torrents, third-party ads, etc. Using one of these tactics, the infection seeks approval and you, being distracted and careless, give it without knowing what you are inviting on board.
Be more attentive. What all parasites need the most in order to succeed is your negligence. None of the above-mentioned methods would work without it. Don’t grant it. Don’t ease crooks` job by making yourself an even easier target. Prevention is always the better and easier option that dealing with a pest once it has already infected you. Don’t forget that.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Mysearch24.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.