Search.searchcompletion.com is a malicious website that belongs to a large group of unsafe web pages. Some websites that are related to Search.searchcompletion.com include search.yellowise.com and shopica.com. Most visitors to the Search.searchcompletion.com website will usually arrive there because of the actions of a browser hijacker. A browser hijacker completely takes over a computer's Internet browser, directing the computer user to malicious websites like Search.searchcompletion.com. If your Internet browser has been directing you to the Search.searchcompletion.com website without you asking for it, you can be assured that your computer system has been infected with a browser hijacker. If this is the case, ESG security researchers recommend scanning your computer system with a fully-updated anti-malware application. Search.searchcompletion.com contains harmful components that may infect your computer system with malware. It is because of this that ESG malware analysts urge users to scan their computers regularly – especially after visiting unsafe websites like Search.searchcompletion.com.
How the Search.searchcompletion.com Browser Hijacker Works
There are several different browser hijackers associated with Search.searchcompletion.com. Some browser hijackers take the form of a Browser Helper Object, or BHO – a kind of component associated with Internet Explorer that is often in the form of a toolbar. Other browser hijackers are embedded more deeply in your computer system, often in the form of a Trojan or a virus. The Google Redirect Virus is a common malware infection that is closely related to the Search.searchcompletion.com website. Regardless of the form taken by your particular browser hijacker, the effects are usually the same. Browser hijackers prevent your Internet browser from obeying your commands. They change your Internet browser settings and homepage and replace any queries or addresses entered onto the search or navigation bars. They can also interfere with any pages being displayed by changing the page's links, so that they will take you to Search.searchcompletion.com and other related websites, or even insert links into plain text and images.
Search.searchcompletion.com – A Gateway to Further Malware Infections
The fact is that most malware does not attack alone. If your computer has been infected with a browser hijacker related to the Search.searchcompletion.com website, there is a very high chance that your computer is also infected with a number of Trojans or viruses. Websites like Search.searchcompletion.com often act as a gateway through which other malware is acquired. They often contain harmful advertisements or scripts that can force your computer system to fill up quickly with harmful programs, scripts, and infections.
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- Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
- Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
- IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.
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