HDMusicStreamSearch is an Internet application component and browser hijacker that may change Internet settings within popular web browser applications. The HDMusicStreamSearch may be offered as a web service through the portal.hdmusicstreamsearch.com website, which often loads automatically as a default home page or new tab page upon the loading of the HDMusicStreamSearch browser hijacker.
The components associated with HDMusicStreamSearch may be loaded when installing freeware apps or bundled programs obtained from third-party download sites. When loaded, the browser extensions or components related to HDMusicStreamSearch could modify Internet settings and set alternate pages as a default home page, thus confusing some computer users.
Using the search features of HDMusicStreamSearch and its associated website may return results that are accompanied by questionable advertisements or links. The use of such links and ads could cause additional site redirects where one is sent to potentially malicious content.
Removal of the HDMusicStreamSearch browser hijacker may be done automatically through the use of an updated antimalware tool.