Safe Guides to Completely Get Rid of Shopsearchers.com Browser Hijacker

Posted by Britt Duncan - January 10, 2014

Shopsearchers.com is a malicious browser hijacker and is able to take control of all web browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. The earlier you remove Shopsearchers.com malware, the better it will be. If you find your installed security programs powerless to uninstall Shopsearchers.com, read this post and take step-by-step instructions to get rid of it.

Is Shopsearchers.com a dangerous virus?

Shopsearchers.com is a kind of browser malware that disguises as a legit search engine to make a lot of trouble on infected computers. Once this browser hijacker is embedded into your workstation, it modifies your system host files and DNS settings in advance. Shopsearchers.com malware cause lots of chaos and inconvenience to the compromised computer.

After taking control of your browser, annoying pest Shopsearchers.com changes the homepage and original search engine to its own domain. Though the interface of this browser hijacker looks like a legit search engine, it is unreliable and risky. You’d better be cautious of the search results that are listed by Shopsearchers.com virus. In general, a lot of sponsored links are pasted on these search results. In other words, this hijacker can utilize these search results to generate redirections. What is worse, the longer Shopsearchers.com browser hijacker remains in the infected PC, the more viruses your computer will suffer.

On the other hand, Shopsearchers.com browser malware is able to monitor your online activities so as to collect your personal information like login user names, passwords, and credit card details which will be sent to the remote hackers for illicit purposes. All in all, it is wise for you to get rid of this hijacker instantly.

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Shopsearchers.com virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Shopsearchers.com Virus:

1. It adds many malicious files to the system registry and executes itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies browser settings and hijacks Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome
3. It replaces default homepage and search engine and provides many unwanted search results
4. It redirects frequently the web visits to predefined pages and displays various advertisements
5. It keeps record of online actions and gathers login user names, passwords and so on
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It occupies most of the system resources and slows down the whole PC performance

Manually Get Rid of Shopsearchers.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Shopsearchers.com redirect is caused by Shopsearchers.com toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And Shopsearchers.com toolbar 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 Shopsearchers.com virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Shopsearchers.com toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[Shopsearchers.com]IEHelper.DNSGuardCurVer

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Shopsearchers.com \DisplayName Shopsearchers.com

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

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%Local. Shopsearchers.com.exe

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

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