Remove Search.pu-cmf.com Redirect

The article will help you to remove Search.pu-cmf.com effectively. Follow the browser hijacker removal instructions given at the end of the article.

Search.pu-cmf.com is the URL address that will show up when you open a new tab page if you have the related browser hijacker redirect installed on your PC. The company which developed it is named Polarity Technologies which is known previously as SaferBrowser, before its rebranding. The unwanted Search.pu-cmf.com hijacker modifies the new tab window, homepage, and search engine for all browser applications that you have. The main page of a browser may also feature a toolbar and browsers may get an extension related to the hijacker installed.

Threat Summary

NameSearch.pu-cmf.com
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionThe hijacker redirect can alter the homepage, search engine and new tab on every browser application you have installed.
SymptomsThe homepage, new tab and search engine of all your browsers will be switched to Search.pu-cmf.com. You will be redirected and could see sponsored content.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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Search.pu-cmf.com – How Does It Spread?

Search.pu-cmf.com uses different methods to spread itself around the Internet. Installation setups from third-party programs are mainly responsible for delivering the browser hijacker. Without any notification, freeware, and bundled packages could spread the hijacker to your computer system. Installation setups such as those might be set to install additional content by default. To prevent that from happening can be managed if you find Custom or Advanced settings in the setup. From there you should be able to deselect unwanted components from (Read more...)

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