What is Search.ividi.org?
Search.ividi.org is an unsafe search engine that will be set as your home page and default search provider if you install iVIDI browser plug-in which is also classified as a browser hijacker. Once it enters your system it modifies your browser settings without your permission, redirects you to various pages and fills your browsers with advertisements. Like any other unwanted program the application is promoted as a useful tool. In this case the developers of the software claim that it will help you watch high quality videos online.
Even if that was true the security risks that you take by keeping this application on your computer are not worth it. Therefore you should eliminate Search.ividi.org from your computer.
How does Search.ividi.org work?
Search.ividi.org gets access to your system just like any other ad-supported application. It comes bundled with third party software like freeware or shareware. The program has been in particularly associated with such applications as Pokki, DogPile, RegistryCleaner, SmileysWeLove and others. You should always be careful with software that is downloaded from freeware or shareware websites as it usually does not travel alone. Often you get stuck with something you had no intention of installing. One way to avoid this is to choose Advanced Installation option and deselect all unfamiliar programs from the list.
If, however, Search.ividi.org is already in your computer you will notice that your home page, new tab and default search engine have been changed. You will not be able to restore these settings until you uninstall Search.ividi.org. That, however, is not the worst of it. What is truly concerning is the information that Search.ividi.org provides you with, namely the adverts you see in your browsers. None of these advertisements should be trusted as they can lead you to corrupted pages that distribute malware or display fake lotteries or surveys in order to trick you into sharing your personal details. Stay away from the ads and delete Search.ividi.org as soon as you can.
How to remove Search.ividi.org?
When it comes to deleting browser hijackers there are two options you can choose from: manual or automatic removal. Manual Search.ividi.org removal may turn out to be quite a complicated task if you have not dealt with similar computer issues before. However, if you choose this option we have prepared a removal guide located below the article that you can use. Automatic removal, on the other hand, is more reliable and less complicated. If you choose to remove Search.ividi.org automatically you will have to download a malware removal tool that will scan your PC, detect the threat and uninstall Search.ividi.org with all of its components on its own.
Instructions on Search.ividi.org Removal
Delete Search.ividi.org from Windows XP
1. Click on Start and open Control Panel
2. Select Add or remove programs
3. Choose the hijacker and click Remove
Erase Search.ividi.org from Windows 7 and Vista
1. Click Start and go to Control Panel
2. Select Uninstall a program
3. Right-click on the hijacker
4. Select Uninstall
Terminate Search.ividi.org from Windows 8
1. Enter Control Panel in the Search box
2. Choose Uninstall a program
3. Select the unwanted software
4. Click Uninstall
Reset Internet Explorer
1. Open IE and tap Alt+T
2. Choose Internet options
3. On the Advanced tab click Reset
4. Move to Reset Internet Explorer settings
5. Click on Delete personal settings
6. Click Reset
Reset Mozilla Firefox
1. Launch Mozilla ans tap Alt+H
2. Select Troubleshooting Information
3. Click Reset Firefox twice
4. Click Finish
Reset Google Chrome
1. Open Google Chrome and press Alt+F
2. Open Settings
3. Click Show Advanced Settings
4. Click on Reset browser settings and Reset.