What is Searchamong.com?
Searchamong.com is a browser hijacker created to look like Google.com. However, in reality it is just a poor imitation off the well known search engine. It is a low quality search tool that is often associated with Search Among toolbar which causes constant redirects. The hijacker infiltrates all main browsers (Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome) and changes their settings. You will soon notice that your default search engine was changed to Searchamong.com and that you are redirected to it every time you try to use a different one. After a thorough analyses, our research team found even more disturbing characteristics and thus we strongly recommend to delete Searchamong.com as soon as possible.
How does Searchamong.com infiltrate your PC?
Browser hijackers usually enter a new computer together with freeware or shareware from suspicious pages. To protect your computer, you should use only the official websites to download free of charge software. If you are unable to find the needed software in a trustworthy page or if this option is not available to you, at least take all the possible precautions. Choose Advanced or Custom installation and read the software license agreement. If you peruse the provided document carefully, you will be able to notice the additional applications and will have the opportunity to deselect them. We advise you to uncheck all the boxes that announce the unknown programs, before proceeding with the installation. Of course, if you already have this application in your PC, you will simply have to remove Searchamong.com.
What does Searchamong.com do?
There are many reasons why your should eliminate Searchamong.com as soon as possible. First of all, the search engine provides you with altered search results. The results will be mixed with additional links that will probably be completely unrelated to your search query. Also, they will be displayed in between numerous ads making it very hard to find some useful links and we suggest to not even try. It is much simpler to eliminate Searchamong.com and to choose a new search engine or to get back an old one.
The irritation over the lack of useful data is not the only pretext to erase Searchamong.com. The hijacker certainly does not care about your computer’s safety which means that the results and all the additional links are not checked. You may easily be exposed to the malicious third parties that pay the application for every click on the promoted links. Such encounter would most likely result in serious malware infection and damage to your system. Needless to say, you must avoid keyloggers, viruses, Trojans, etc. at any cost. This means that you must stay away from the presented search results and advertisements. Otherwise, you may need to perform not only Searchamong.com removal, but also to deal with some other malicious software.
How to remove Searchamong.com?
To summarize, this suspicious application changes your browsers’ settings, provides you with poor quality search results, prevents you from using some other search engine, has ability to expose you to the malicious third parties, and sneaks inside your system without permission in the first place. It is obvious that Searchamong.com removal is the only acceptable option. You can choose automatic or manual options. However, remember that a legitimate anti-spyware which would automatically delete Searchamong.com could also protect your PC in the future. Instructions on how to terminate Searchamong.com manually are below this article.
Uninstall from Windows 8
- Press Windows key + R and type in Control Panel.
- Click Enter and go to Uninstall a program.
- Find and uninstall Searchamong.com.
Uninstall from Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Click Start and go to Control Panel.
- Choose Uninstall a program and uninstall Searchamong.com.
Uninstall from Windows XP
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Select Add or Remove programs and remove Searchamong.com.
Remove Searchamong.com Browser Virus from browsers
Delete from Internet Explorer
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and tap on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings and then click the Reset button again.
Remove from Mozilla Firefox
- Launch your browser and tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting Information.
- Choose Reset Firefox.
- When the dialog box appears, click Reset Firefox one more time.
Removal from Google Chrome
- Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings.
- Click Show Advanced settings.
- Choose Reset browser settings and click Reset.