How to Get Rid of/Remove Search-goal.com Virus & Fix Redirects

Posted by Britt Duncan - July 22, 2014

Search-goal.com pops up on your IE/Firefox/Chrome suddenly? Try to delete it but don’t know where to start? This is a detailed removal guide for you.

Some Facts about Search-goal.com Hijacker

Search-goal.com is a foxy browser hijacker infection that replaces your homepage with its own domain and annoys you with constant pop-ups, commercials and redirecting links. Thought it may claim to help you fetch online free resources fast and easily including free music, videos and software, it in fact has no practical function at all. Instead, this hijacker inserts endless tons of commercials websites and dubious links to your search results. Search-goal.com finds it way into your machine by bundling itself into freeware, shareware or junk emails. Also, if you recklessly click on the suspicious links embedded in the social networking sites, you may pick up this pest instantly and unwittingly.

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Search-goal.com may also helps its inventors to collect your private information to its creators for illegal marketing purpose. It may even install harmful browser extensions on its own to keep record of your online browsing history. As Search-goal.com threat displays ads and deals continuously, it will generate a mass of junk files. This not only makes your browser bulky and slow, your website loading speed may also be affected as well. More annoyingly, this redirect virus may even bring Supra Savings, PCupgradenow.com, and Anyprotect inside your system as well after it compromised the security settings. Therefore, you are not suggested to keep Search-goal.com for long once you notice it inside the system. Follow the removal instruction to get it out completely before it causes more annoyances to you.

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Do or Don’t to Keep Search-goal.com Virus Out :

1. Do keep all installed programs up-to-date to prevent loophole;
2. Do read terms and agreements before download and install free applications;
3. Do keep the installed security tools on and go for real-time protection;
4. Don’t acquire programs from unofficial websites or the ones with low credit;
5. Don’t open any suspicious links or unknown spam emails from strangers.

Instruction on Removing Search-goal.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Search-goal.com redirect virus often gets installed together with other programs. And Search-goal.com 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 Search-goal.com virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Search-goal.com malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Search-goal.com 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 Search-goal.com or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Search-goal.com 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 Search-goal.com malware

C:\Windows\System32\shxtea.dll
%Appdata%\Local\Temp\.exe
%User%\User Name\Roaming\.exe

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Search-goal.com virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the automatic removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of Search-goal.com virus. If you fail to follow the step-by-step removal guide listed above, you can also watch the removal video here to clean out this parasite.

Registry Files Removal Video:

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