What is MySearch?
MySearch is a browser toolbar that in many ways behaves like a browser hijacker. It may change your home page, new tab page and default search engine. MySearch is compatible with all popular browsers. The hijacker usually travels bundled with other freeware and shareware programs. Other unwanted modifications may include ads, pop-ups and redirects.
MySearch is promoted as a tool that will help you combine search results from the well-known search providers like Google, Yahoo and Ask. However, it will also add its own sponsored links to these results which means that they can not be trusted. We suggest you delete MySearch from your PC.
How does MySearch work?
MySearch gets added onto your web browsers as soon as you install a freeware program. It has been in particularly associated with FreeRIP and other similar applications. You should keep in mind that when you download free third party software it is very likely that you will be offered additional applications. Most of the time these applications have no value. That is why the best thing to do is to deselect them during the installation process. It is possible to do so if you choose Advanced or Custom Installation option. Be sure to do that next time if you do not wish to end up with another potentially unwanted program.
If you start using MySearch engine, you will soon realize that it is not a reliable tool. You will be presented with sponsored links that may have nothing to do with your query at all. And since these links are not endorsed by the program it is quite possible that they may lead you to corrupted sites. If you land on a malignant webpage you could infect you system with malware. Malware infection will surely result in system malfunctions as well as personal data loss. In order to avoid all of this you should terminate MySearch.
How to remove MySearch?
MySearch is certainly not a malicious program itself, however, that does not mean that you should keep it on your computer. Fortunately, it is not at all difficult to uninstall MySearch from your system. In order to remove MySearch manually you can follow the instructions presented below the article. If, however, you think that there may be other potentially unwanted programs on your PC, you should download a malware removal tool. With the anti-malware utility you will be able to scan your computer and eliminate MySearch along with other detected threats. Moreover, the program will also function as a malware prevention application and protect your PC against various online infections.
Guide on MySearch Removal
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → MySearch → Remove
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → MySearch → Uninstall
- Search → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → MySearch → Uninstall.
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