- Annoying Pop-up's
- Cant change my homepage
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Shows commercial adverts
- Slow internet connection
- Strange toolbar installed without Your permission
Sometimes even browser extensions that are supposed to improve your browsing experience end up causing you a lot of trouble. Searchcompletion.com Redirect is one of these browser plugins that are not viruses per se, but they might be responsible for other malicious infections entering your system in secret.
The reason why Searchcompletion.com Redirect cannot be classified as malware is because it does not install itself surreptitiously on your computer. Although it does employ unethical promotion methods, most of the time, the user installs Searchcompletion.com Redirect himself along with a list of freeware application this extensions comes bundled with. If you go through the installation automatically without even checking what exactly you're allowing into your computer, then it is very likely that your homepage and main search engine will be changed into searchcompletion.com or search.searchcompletion.com.
These websites are the main link in the distribution of a browser extension Complitly that provides instant spelling check services and has other seemingly useful functions. However, it is very possible that this plugin can be misused by third parties, so users should be cautious about it. Actually, it would for the best to remove Searchcompletion.com Redirect and Complitly from your computer at all.
We recommend removing Searchcompletion.com Redirect, because there has been reports that this application can be used as a backdoor to access your computer's system illegally. Also, just as the name states, your search results can be redirected to other websites that are affiliated with Searchcompletion.com Redirect. Even worse - if a third party makes use of this extension, you might find yourself in a corrupted website that hosts malware, and you can get infected with serious computer. You might also be bombarded by pop-up advertisements that could also be delivering dangerous infections.
The bottom line is that it would be for the better to remove Searchcompletion.com Redirect from your computer right now, so follow the instructions below to do that:
For Windows 8
1. Right-click the bottom left corner of the screen and click Control Panel.
For Windows Vista & Windows 7
1. Go to Start Menu --> Control Panel --> Uninstall a program.
For Windows XP
1. Go to Control Panel --> Add or Remove Programs.
Remove Searchcompletion.com Redirect from browser:
1. Go to Tools –> Manage Add-ons.
1. Click Firefox button and go to Add-ons --> Extensions.
1. Click the 3-bar icon at the right end of the address bar.
Even though it is possible to remove Searchcompletion.com Redirect manually, you can never know what kind of files might have been installed on your computer during the time this browser extension has been active in your system. Therefore, acquire a legitimate system scanner and launch a full system scan to check for possible infections. Do not hesitate in a good antimalware tool to ensure your system security.