NiceSearches is actually not a virus, but this is the way some users prefer to speak about it. This website is extremely malicious, since it is related to the operation of a nasty browser hijacker currently circulating in the Internet. The hijacker actively bombards all widely used browsers, including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. As soon as the attack is successful, the page nicesearches.com gets set in the home page of all your browsers. Plus, your search queries will be regularly redirected through some other third-party websites of extremely bad reputation. In either case, surfing the web through NiceSearches hijacker will not provide you with any decent search results.
Keep in mind that NiceSearches hijacker may be spread in the web along with some other free software. It is mandatory for you to pay attention to some minor installation details when you deal with some free application. Take time to carefully read the EULAs (End User License Agreements) related to free software you are going to install into your system. If you read about NiceSearches or some other third-party program you do not need, make sure to switch immediately to the advanced (custom) installation mode to avoid such unwanted software intrusion.
NiceSearches hijacker is dangerous because it plays the role of spyware in your system. For example, it regularly tracks your browsing habits and transfers this information to third parties for various illegal purposes. Hence, a lot of your personal information may be easily manipulated.
Additionally, NiceSearches hijacker performs the function of adware in your computer. It displays the bunch of intrusive advertisement banners in your computer and various sponsored links along with pseudo search results to which you are redirected during your search. Clicking on such ads and sponsored links is strongly not recommended, since you may end up installing a lot of junk utilities into your computer or to be forced to visit malicious websites which may infect your system even more dramatically.
NiceSearches hijacker may be additionally furnished with third-party software which makes it really difficult for you to get rid of it. You may change the home page of your browser back to google.com or some other decent start page of your choice, but when turning your browser next time NiceSearches will appear in the home page of it again. In order to fully delete NiceSearches virus we suggest that you scan your system with a decent anti-malware application and reset your browsers with its help.
Anti-malware software necessary to delete NiceSearches virus automatically.
Detailed automatic removal milestones:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware using the download button (above).
- Install the software and scan your system with it.
- At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections related to this hijacker:
- Important! It is also very important that you reset your browsers using GridinSoft Anti-Malware after you delete NiceSearches hijacker. Shut down all your available browsers right now.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Select which particular browsers you would like to be reset and choose the reset options:
- Finally, Click on “Reset” button.
- You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
- Reboot your system now.
Note! GridinSoft Anti-Malware is a free scanner to identify malware traces in your computer. This means that its 15-day free trial version is only able to detect infections and remove 2 sole malicious items from your infected PC. If the computer is deeply contaminated with viruses, you need to purchase its full version to delete them.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
Instructions to prevent your system from being contaminated with NiceSearches again:
GridinSoft Anti-Malware renders an excellent tool to prevent malicious applications from being started in your computer ahead of time. By default, this feature is disabled after you install GridinSoft Anti-Malware. To enable the Real-Time Protection mode click on the “Protect” button and hit “Start” as demonstrated below:
As soon as this feature is enabled, your PC will be protected against all possible malware targeting your computer and attempting to launch and install itself. You may click on the “Confirm” button to continue blocking this infected file from being started, or you may ignore this warning and launch this file.