Get Rid of Searchnu.com Virus from IE/Firefox/Chrome Quickly

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 27, 2014

You get this Searchnu.com popup every time you launch the browser? Try various ways to get rid of this malware but none of them work out? This post contains a close examination of this unwanted stuff.

More Information about Searchnu.com Virus

Searchnu.com popup is known to all as a notorious browser hijacker that employing deceptive methods to collect personal information from unwary computer users. All confidential data it collects can be utilized by cyber criminals to make illegal profits. Affected PC owners won’t gain any benefits from this site. On the contrary, they may be annoyed by constant telemarketers and countless spam emails. Hence, Internet users should be aware that Searchnu.com popup is another cyber scam deployed by crooks.

Aside from obtaining personal information with unethical ways, this hijacker is also capable of transferring online incubating computer infections into the affected system. Other threats, like Key-Find.com,Tuvaro and Adf.ly, can reach the victimized computer with the help of it. As a result, you may see that the computer operates in an extremely slow speed and gets struck once in a while. Tons of junk files are accumulated in the system folder. Some legit programs cannot be open as usual. In a word, the infected machine is completely messed up.

Searchnu.com popup can be distributed together with online shade free downloads. These files can be any free programs, musical files or videos which can be accessed by anybody on the Internet. Don’t trust its nonsense. To avoid this browser hijacker, users need to pay attention to the installation procedures of free programs or files. Seeing any pre-selected confirmation boxes recommending installation of additional applications, you shall deselect them without any hesitation.

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Searchnu.com popup Screeshot :

 

Helpful Tips to Prevent Invasion of Searchnu.com Virus

It is reported that this hijacker virus is distributed via deceptive ways, like tainted freeware, spam emails and other dubious websites. Therefore, any Internet users should be more careful about their online activities and bear these in mind:

1. Stay away from insecure websites. Download programs, files and update package from trustworthy official addresses only;

2. Update the virus database of the installed antivirus program on a regular basis. Please keep it running real-time protection to lower the chance of being attacked.

3. Upgrade the existing applications immediately once there are notifications of update so as to prevent any system vulnerability;

4. Be attentive when receiving unknown links from social networking sites, instant message clients and group emails. They might contain a copy of this virus.

 

Instruction on Removing Searchnu.com popup Virus

According to our research, we found that Searchnu.com popup redirect virus often gets installed together with other programs. And Searchnu.com popup hijacker has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Searchnu.com popup virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Searchnu.com popup malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Searchnu.com popup and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

 

 

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Searchnu.com popup or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

 

After uninstalling Searchnu.com popup and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Searchnu.com popup virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Searchnu.com popup virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Searchnu.com popup malware

%Profile%\Local Settings\Temp\
%ProgramFiles%\

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Searchnu.com popup virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the automatic tools cannot guarantee a thorough removal of Searchnu.com virus.

Searchnu.com Redirect Virus Removal Video:

In case that you cannot follow the written manual removal instructions, you can shift to this removal video for more information.

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