What is Lasaoren Search?
Lasaoren Search is a browser hijacker that is promoted as a tool for search. In reality, however, that is not why the application was created. The main purpose of the program is to promote various websites.
If the browser hijacker is on your PC, your home page, new tab page and default search engine will changed to Lasaoren.com. All of your browsers will be affected by this as the hijacker is compatible with all popular web browsers. The program is not trustworthy and there is no reason to keep it in your system. You should delete Lasaoren Search as soon as you can.
How does Lasaoren Search work?
Lasaoren Search usually comes bundled with other freeware programs. It has been associated with CouponDownloader, Deal Keeper, Sweet Page and others. Lasaoren Search is distributed via InstallCore download manager. When you install free software, do not skip through the installation process and do not choose Express Installation. Always go with Custom Installation and deselect all unwanted applications.
Lasaoren Search is similar to other browser hijackers like Likury, Shopping Helper, Snap.Do and more. Once Lasaoren Search gets installed, it changes your browser settings, causes redirects and makes various adverts appear on your screen. It does have a few positive features like quick access buttons to your favorite websites and the online radio. However, they do not make up for the fact that the hijacker can expose you to unsafe content, slow down you system and Internet speed and collect your web browsing information. You should avoid all ads, pop-ups and sponsored links that are provided to you by the application if you do want to infect your system with malware. In order to get rid of these unnecessary risks, you should terminate Lasaoren Search.
How to remove Lasaoren Search?
If you want to eliminate Lasaoren Search from your PC, there are two options you can choose from. You can remove Lasaoren Search manually you will have to uninstall the program that the hijacker came bundled with, reset your browsers and edit the Target line. Instructions on how to complete all of these tasks are presented below. If, however, you want to be sure that all elements of the hijacker are eradicated, you should use a malware removal tool. Automatic removal is always a more reliable solution. The anti-malware utility can delete Lasaoren Search completely and protect your system from similar infections in the future.
Lasaoren Search Removal
I. Uninstall Lasaoren Search and its related software
Windows XP/7 and Vista
- Click Start and select Control Panel
- Choose Add or remove programs/Uninstall a program
- Select the suspicious application and click Remove/Uninstall
- Move cursor to the bottom right
- Select Settings and go to Control Panel
- Click Uninstall a program
- Terminate the application
II. Reset your browsers
- Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox
- Alt+F → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset browser settings → Reset
III. Edit the Target line
- Right-click on the browser shortcut
- Choose Properties and then Shortcut
- Delete all text after “exe” in Target
- Click Apply and OK
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