Search.asistents.com is a new browser hijacker. It has been noticed to attack Mac computers, however, there’s also a risk of Windows-based operating systems to be infected with it too. In many cases search.asistents.com is bundled with many other free applications. When you install them you may be suggested to make this domain to be set in the home page of your browser. This is surely a mistake on your part if you agree to proceed with this offer.
Following this tutorial will give you more information about search.asistents.com elimination from your browsers. First of all, note that the hijacker mainly infects browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari and Google Chrome. Yet, other browsers aren’t an exception and can be touched by it too.
Search.asistents.com offers you to search the web starting with its own page. However, the point is that you will not find any relevant information through it. Most likely those pseudo search results will be diluted with all kinds of intrusive ads on the top of those so-called search results. These ads, in their turn, may lead you to a lot of unsafe places in the Internet where your computer may become infected with various junk programs.
Furthermore, we believe that because of search.asistents.com your PC may work extremely slow. The chances are that there are some other programs like adware, which got installed into your PC along with the hijacker. As a consequence, all such applications consume a lot of system resources and may even cause your PC to freeze.
Our strong recommendation in this case is to follow the tutorial below explaining automatic removal of search.asistents.com from your browser, as well as all other related adware. Please scan your computer with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, remove all infections it finds (with its full registered version) and reset your browsers with its help.
Anti-malware tool necessary to eliminate search.asistents.com automatically.
Step-by-step automatic uninstall tutorial:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer through the download button (above).
- Install the application and scan your computer with it.
- At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections related to this browser hijacker:
- Important! It is also very important that you reset your browsers using GridinSoft Trojan Killer after you delete this particular hijacker. Shut down all your available browsers right now.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
Manual (free) instructions to get rid of search.asistents.com.
Step 1. Uninstalling suspicious software from the Control Panel of your system.
- Make sure that all your browsers infected with search.asistents.com are shut down (closed).
- In Windows XP, Vista and 7 click on “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
- To access the Control Panel in Windows 8 or 8.1, move the PC mouse next to the left-bottom hot corner of your Windows 8 or 8.1 screen, then right-click on it:
- In Windows XP click on “Add or remove programs“:
- In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 click on “Uninstall a program“:
- Uninstall all suspicious programs from your PC. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 right-click on the suspicious program with the computer mouse and click on “Uninstall / Change“.
Step 2. Removing all junk items from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.
In addition to removal of any suspicious programs from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove all suspicious elements from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to this particular hijacker and other unwanted applications installed on your PC.