Remove Searchjourney.net from Chrome/Firefox/Edge

Posted by Britt Duncan - June 12, 2016

Searchjourney.net is an unreliable site that is able to infect those main web browsers such as IE, Firefox, as well as Google Chrome after it is installed. Once Searchjourney.net enters your machine, it alters your current homepage to its own site, which is unacceptable. For this reason you will have to visit this unwanted website again and again when you open your browser to surf the Internet

After Searchjourney.net attacks your machine, it make chaos to interrupt your browsing activities, thus you absolutely cannot surf the Internet like before. The most obvious symptom of being infected with this hijacker is that the new tab and other targeted websites are redirected to Searchjourney.net all the time. Additionally, you may suffer from a lot of ads booming. These ads slow down the Internet speed dramatically and affect your online behaviors. In fact, besides making chaos, Searchjourney.net also records your browsing information to sell it for money. In order words, due to this hijacker you may encounter bankruptcy sooner or later. You can image how dangerous Searchjourney.net is! Now, let’s see how to remove Searchjourney.net from your machine forever.

nt.searchjourney.net-redirect

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Searchjourney.net Virus Is a Big Trouble :

1. It is a risky Trojan virus that penetrates into your system secretly;
2. It adds harmful files or scripts to major part of the system;
3. It could cut off the access to the installed antivirus software;
4. It may bring in spyware or other privacy-invasive malware;
5. It keeps mutating and updating all the time;
6. It steals your privacy and compromises your security.

Instruction on Removing Searchjourney.net Virus

According to our research, we found that Searchjourney.net redirect virus often gets installed together with other programs. And Searchjourney.net 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 Searchjourney.net virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Searchjourney.net malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Searchjourney.net 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 Searchjourney.net 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 Searchjourney.net virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the automatic removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of Searchjourney.net 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.

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Not every victim can manually get rid of the virus with success, because the virus mutates very quickly to avoid being detected and deleted from your computer. If you have no idea about where its malicious files are really hiding, it is recommended that you use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to help you save your time and hassle.

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