Mega Search is known as a pesky browser hijack virus
Mega Search is known as a pesky browser hijack virus which will make damage on browsers (like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) apparently. It is normal that you may get Mega Search virus via visiting suspicious web sites, opening spam attachments in Facebook, Twitter or Email as well as downloading some “free” applications from unreliable resource. With its stealthy statics, it is always able to invade target machine without any permission or knowledge. It would create and spread its malicious registry files and codes secretly by running in the background of compromised PC.
Most of computer users may realize the existence of Mega Search while surfing online. When they open their browsers and start a new link or tab, Mega Search will pop up unexpectedly. What’s more, some arbitrary sites will come up as well. You may find out that the default homepage of browser has been changed that you cannot reset it back. What’s worse, Mega Search redirect will not only make damage on your browsers but also your privacy. To be more specific, it will create some unwanted add-on or keyloggers so that to trace and record your search history and habits. By opening a backdoor, your sensitive data may be revealed to the public. Are you still in the dark about how to remove it? You can try our virus removal tool YAC. It is absolutely free and safe.
Mega Search may show numerous annoying advertisements
Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
Searches are redirected or your homepage and desktop are settings are changed. This is an obvious symptom of this infection.
Force you to visit some unsafe websites and advertisements which are not trusted
Mega Search violates your privacy and compromises your security
HOW TO REMOVE Mega Search QUICKLY?
HOW TO REMOVE Mega Search MANUALLY?
In order to remove Mega Search manually you need to have technical knowledge first then only you can remove it manually as it requires the knowledge of system files and registry files and if you don’t have any idea about this then trying manual methods can lead you to more problematic situations and one wrong file deletion can make your system completely unusable. The Steps for manual Removal of Mega Search are:
Remove Mega Search from Google Chrome
- Remove Mega Search extensions from Google Chrome.
- Click the Chrome menu button on the browser toolbar, select “Tools” and then click on “Extensions”.
- In the “Extensions” tab, remove (by clicking on the Recycle Bin) the “Proxy Tool, PortaldoSites Toolbar, Yontoo, BrowserProtect” and any other unknown extensions from Google Chrome.
- Set Google Chrome default search engine from Mega Search to Google.
- Click the Chrome menu button, then select “Settings” and click on “Manage search engines” in the Search section.
- In the Search Engines dialog that appears, select “Google” and click the “Make Default” button that appears in the row.
- Search for Mega Search in the Search Engines list, and click the X button that appears at the end of the row.
- Change Google Chrome homepage from Mega Search to its default.Click the Chrome menu button, then select Settings and click on “One the New Tab page” in the “On Startup” section.
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