Remove Search.com Redirect

how to remove search.com redirect guide by sensorstechforum

This article aims to help you with the removal of Search.com redirect from affected browser and system. Follow the detailed guide at the end to get rid of this annoying website in full.

Search.com is a search engine that could start to appear in your preferred browser without your permission. Its domain address may hijack the homepage, new tab page and default search engine in order to force you to use its doubtful services. Another side effect that may be caused by Search.com redirect is large number of annoying ads that flood the browser and make it sluggish. And as long as the redirect has access to the browser it is able to obtain certain details and send them to its servers.

Threat Summary

NameSearch.com
TypeBrowser Hijacker, Redirect, PUP
Short DescriptionSearch.com is doubtful search engine that may start to appear in your preferred browser without your permission.
SymptomsThe homepage and new tab page of affected browser could redirect to the domain of this suspicious search engine. It could be set as default search engine. Many sponsored results may flood search results.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Search.com – Spread Techniques

Search.com may be classified as a potentially unwanted program due to the possibility to appear in your browser without you ever installed it. In order to land on the system, the redirect may attempt to trick you into installing it unintentionally on your device. For the purpose, its owners could distribute it with the help of shady techniques.

Among these techniques is the software bundling. With its help developers of free third-party apps (Read more...)

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